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This one's for you, Morph.
Today there are a bunch of new trailers for games like Assassin's Creed Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and The Last of Us Remastered (which is on sale) but Bill and I would rather talk about superhero cartoons from twenty years ago, and guns we can't remember the names of in Unreal Tournament.  read feature

Try not to rip off any arms in anticipation
As we reported earlier today, attendees of QuakeCon last week were treated to a sneak peak of id Software's upcoming interplanetary demon slaughterfest, simply title Doom. Word came in from Doom publisher Bethesda that the l... read feature

Id & Doom (& abs)

Don't expect to see any Doom until 2015


QuakeCon footage just meant to appease fans
Jul 21
QuakeCon attendees got to see some Doom footage. Anyone streaming was said "good-bye" to as the stream cut out. Bethesda Softworks VP of PR and Marketing Pete Hines told PC Gamer that the new Doom just isn... read
Doom

We can't see the new Doom yet, but it sounds like a return to form


'A demon just ripped the player's arms off and beat him to death with them'
Jul 17
Bethesda said its big reveal of Doom -- that is in fact "Doom," not "Doom 4" -- at QuakeCon would be for attendees only, not for us Internet ne'er-do-wells, but I still watched the QuakeCon stream like a sucker, anyway. When ... read
Doom

Upcoming Doom sneak peek is only meant for QuakeCon attendees


We'll see about that
Jul 02
The teaser trailer for Doom (4) didn't do much for me, but I'm looking forward to the long-awaited reveal. We'll see more of the game at this year's QuakeCon, set to take place in Dallas, Texas from July 17 - 20, or so I thou... read
id Software

Check out this trip down memory lane with id Software


Ah, memories
Jun 30
I was barely old enough to game in 1993, let alone take trips to id Software for office tours. That's why I'm so jealous of one Dan Linton, owner of a wildly successful BBS known as Software Creation, who took a trip down to... read
Doom

Did You Know Gaming tackles Doom


Everything from movie to music references
Jun 30
I grew up with FPS games like Catacomb, Wolfenstein, and Doom, so this episode of Did You Know Gaming is a real treat. It goes over pretty much everything from the origins of the game, the origins of the name, and most of th... read
Hey there, good-lookin'!
Oh, sweet Cyberdemon. It's been far too long since I danced with thee. And now you're looking so very...refreshed. You've had a facelift. Even though you're a little bit older than the last time we met, you're still just as ... read feature

Wolfenstein: TNO

Pre-order Wolfenstein: The New Order on Steam and wear swanky hats in TF2


Deck yourself out in some sweet new hats for buying early
Apr 16
Wolfenstein: The New Order is up for pre-order on Steam, and while my finger is hovering over the mouse to pull the trigger and make it Steam official, here's an interesting tidbit that might sway you into giving it a chance ... read
Molyneux

Enjoy the indie craze whilst it lasts, says Peter Molyneux


Just as well he's still in bed with Microsoft, eh? Oh wait...
Mar 26
Peter Molyneux is at it again, this time saying that the recent indie game boom of the last few years isn't going to last. Sound the doom sirens! Speaking to CVG, Molyneux explained, "These things go in cycles, what I'd say i... read
Doom

Gaming Heads' Doom diorama is droolworthy


They nailed the midriff
Mar 10
Gaming Heads is taking pre-orders for its new Doom diorama based on the game's iconic box art. The polystone statue is 12.5 inches tall by 17 inches wide and, okay, I'll stop stalling -- this thing is unsurprisingly not cheap... read
DTOID News is wearing a dumb scarf
Hey everybody, I’m back from Japan! And here’s your quasi-timely news update for the first two thirds of this week. Irrational Games closed, pre-ordering Wolfenstein: The New Order gets you a beta for the new and... read feature

Doom

Doom was inspired by Tom Cruise's The Color of Money?


John Romero and Tom Hall reminisce about the 1993 FPS
Jan 27
I love reading about the development history of games especially some of the medium's classics. Doom is one such classic, the seminal first-person shooter turned 20 years old in 2013. Creators John Romero and Tom Hall have re... read
Everyone is right. The Wii U still needs games.
There was a bit of gloom and Nintendoom over the weekend. An anonymous, chronological account of Wii U development hit Eurogamer. It begins as early as Nintendo touring studios for feedback on its next console venture and end... read feature

Resident Evil 4 invades the original Doom in this mod


It's all in third-person too
Dec 23
Just in time for the holiday break is this wonderful Doom mod that lets you play the game as one of the characters from Resident Evil 4. Play as Leon, Albert Wesker, Krauser, Ada Wong, or Hunk and all in third-person view. The mod can be grabbed here. Merry Christmas! read
Doom anniversary

A love letter to Cacodemons, Carmack, and Doom


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Dec 14
[In honor of Doom's 20th anniversary earlier this week, Max shares this remembrance. Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] When I was eight years old, my dad brought home my ... read
Doom

Happy 20th Anniversary, Doom


This was the game that cemented my love for FPS titles
Dec 10
On December 10, 1993, Doom was released. Although it was far from the first FPS game I ever played (I was rocking Catacomb and Wolfenstein already), it had a profound effect on me, as I tirelessly spent hundreds of hours... read
Bethesda

Bethesda is seeking playtesters for unannounced game


Anyone in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can apply to test unknown title
Dec 03
There's been a lot of chatter lately about what the developers at Bethesda Softworks have got in the works. With the recent survivor2299 website popping up, and the trademarks for Fallout 4 being registered, many people are c... read
Doom

What if Doom were produced today?


Screen full of jelly, soft drink ads, and DLC!
Nov 19
Doom was an immensely popular and genre-defining game back when it was released in 1993. It paved the way for many titles that followed and is still seen as one of the purest forms of first-person shooter gameplay. But thing... read
DOOM

The Cacodemon has never looked so adorable


DOOM plushies from Gaming Heads
Sep 06
I'm not normally one to go for plush toys, but my inner DOOM fanatic is coming out now that I've seen Gaming Heads' Cacodemon and Pain Elemental. Priced at $14.99 each, these six-inch plushes are currently available for those... read
Doom

Prior to restart, Doom 4 lacked a 'personality'


All of id is focused on the project now
Aug 05
Coming into this year's QuakeCon, I didn't expect to hear much of anything about Doom 4. Like a child who doesn't get that one specific toy for Christmas year after year, I can only have my heart broken so many times. It's co... read

Every Bethesda and id game is on sale on Steam right now


Skyrim, Fallout, Quake, and so much more
Aug 01
[Update: I somehow missed this earlier, but ALL the games on sale here can be yours for $89.99 in the QuakeCon pack. That's 44 games, folks!] QuakeCon is happening down in Texas this week! For those of you that can't make it,... read
Doom

Symbiote Studios Doom and Elder Scrolls figures are sweet


Cute and deadly to say the least
Jul 27
Every year there are some pretty awesome exclusive toys and figures to grab at Comic-Con for the would-be collector. With this year's holy grail being none other than the Green and White Ranger's Legacy Power Morpher -- which... read

Doom 4 project rebooted, aiming for next-gen consoles


RAGE 2 canceled, if you care
Apr 03
Bethesda has announced that work on the perpetually developed Doom 4 has begun anew, with aims to now launch the shooter on next generation consoles. The news follows reports from Kotaku that the game's development was "not g... read
Doom + Half-Life 2

New mod adds Doom weapons and characters to Half-Life 2


No matter what, the shotgun is still your best option
Apr 02
Have you ever asked yourself, "What if someone took the concept of fighting flat 2D enemies from Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard and put it into a much better game?" I know I have, and thankfully the modder Ghor has answ... read
Oculus Rift

Doom 3 won't be ready for the Oculus Rift dev kit launch


Reward replacements and refunds are being offered
Mar 18
Those who Kickstarted Oculus Rift were originally supposed to get a copy of Doom 3: BFG included with their order, but that is no longer the case. "Unfortunately, we've been informed that [the game] will not support the Rift ... read
Bethesda Shop

Get Skyrim shirts from the official Bethesda store


Celebrate the pubs of Skyrim
Mar 14
Bethesda now has an official shop where you can buy a good-sized and varied selection of merchandise related to Skyrim, Dishonored, Fallout, Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein. Everything from t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, figurines, lithographs, and messenger bags.  Personally, I would love to wear a Winking Skeever shirt with a pair of Vault 101 sneakers. That's the pinnacle of fashion my friends. read
What history can tell us about PS4's launch titles
A new console generation. A new batch of tech demos that mislead consumer expectations. As perfectly evidenced by Gearbox's recent Aliens demo, savvy game enthusiasts don't take kindly to developers promising one thing and de... read feature

LEGO Cacodemon

Doom's Cacodemon bursts forth from LEGO Hell


OH GOD KILL IT
Feb 13
Allistair Pinsof, is that you? Whoops! My mistake! The hideous Cacodemon. Born from the depths of Hell -- or from the cover of a D&D manual, but whatevs. Now he's returned in LEGO form, badder (and a little bit fatter) th... read
All the doom without the gloom
Mention DOOM 3 to most fans, and the common (disparaging) response will be, "Monster Closets." Earning criticism for its jump scares, lack of charisma, and stylistic departure from previous DOOM titles, DOOM 3 has not aged we... read feature

DOOM 3: BFG is finally out today, have a launch trailer


It has demons and stuff...in 3D
Oct 16
Can you believe DOOM 3 came out eight years ago? To be honest, I feel like it didn't even really need an HD release. To me it still looks fantastic. Oh well, I guess it looks even better now, so that's cool. Also, it's in 3D... read

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] Leave it to id Software mastermind John Ca... read feature







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