Doom's Olivia Pierce was inspired by Tilda Swinton

Last year's DOOM is already one of my favorite first-person shooters. Every piece of the game feels as though it was designed to hit players like a sack of bricks. Its combat encounters are violent and snappy affairs that encourage both con...


Doom is free on PS4 this weekend

I'm sure most people with any interest in the genre have probably gotten around to playing Doom. It's one of the best FPS games around, and I'm speaking as a huge fan of the original games. In a bit of a surprise move, Bethesda recently ann...


All multiplayer DLC will be free with Doom's 6.66 update

Doom's latest update marks some big changes for its multiplayer mode. A blog post from Bethesda explains how the progression system is receiving a total overhaul and, more notably, how all the previously released DLC (a season pass original...


Who was Doomguy? John Romero has a funny story about that

Behind-the-scenes Doom stuff is my jam, and I like to think plenty of you feel the same way. With that in mind, John Romero has shared an anecdote about the box art that you need to see. It's a good one. The original plan, back in 1993, was...


Bethesda announces Doom VFR at E3 for PSVR and Vive

To kick off their 2017 press conference, the jazzed up "Bethesdaland," company VP Pete Hines introduced "one of two VR projects" they have in the works, Doom VFR. Not much is known about it right now other than that it's some form of D...


Weird science: play DOOM on a Porsche 911

There's thunder and lightning flashing outside as I write this, which adds a nice bit of punctuation to the mad science that I'm writing about. I would have never believed it could be so easy, but apparently the onboard computer in the Pors...


Peter Glagowski's personal picks for Game of the Year 2016

2016 wasn’t the best year for gaming, at least in my opinion. We definitely saw some solid titles come out (along with the end of a decade-long wait for two games!), but a lot of the major releases this year were retreads of tired the...


Here is Doom II being played on a keyboard key display

Apparently there is a brand of keyboards that includes a tiny display in each individual key -- the Optimus Maximus is one of them. This allows you to program them to display whatever you'd like, so Doom had to be the obvious conclusion to ...


Review: Zen Pinball 2: Bethesda Pinball

I was in a game store when I came across a box of Bethesda blind-bag toys the other day. I don't know why, but they kind of captivated me for a little while. Seeing plastic miniatures of Dog Meat and the Lone Survivor mixing with the DoomGu...


Today's Doom update adds bots to multiplayer

The fifth free update for Doom rolls out today, and with it comes a new grab-the-ball-and-score multiplayer mode, Infernal Run, as well as a higher level cap, bots (!!!), and a better SnapMap. As much as I don't have any interest in returni...


ZeniMax Media is targeting a Doom fan game

The lasting legacy of Doom shouldn't only be attributed to the quality of the main game. Creator id Software had such a lax approach to fan creations that it eventually bought a few for a full retail release (Final Doom) as well as licensed...


Someone put Doom on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Continuing the time-honored tradition of people putting id Software's demon shooter on anything that'll have it, no matter how impractical, Facebook engineer Adam Bell has gotten the game to run on the MacBook Pro's oft-derided Touch Bar. ...


Someone put the new Doom inside the old Doom

Doom (4) for Doom is a mod that brings the weaponry (and ensuing upgrades), playable demons, and glory kills of id Software's 2016 Doom into the 1993 original's shell. The results are fabulous. The mod saw an initial release earlier this y...


Doom's Arcade Mode is the ideal way to play the campaign

Doom is a really solid shooter. It evokes old-school level design with an emphasis on all-out action and not a lot in the way of fluff. The story definitely draws too much attention towards the end, but the game has a breakneck pace that ha...


Doom looks ripe for a replay with Arcade mode

I played Doom once and adored it. Then I went straight back in to mop up the collectibles, and continued having a good time. Next it was on to the multiplayer, which didn't do much for me, and I've since been meaning to play the campaign a...


Doom soundtrack now officially available

Ever since the release of Doom back in May, fans have been clamoring for an official soundtrack release. Bethesda was silent on the matter and, oddly, didn't even have a digital version for purchase. People just wanted to rip and tear at th...


PC platformers and pixels of the past

If you grew up playing games in the late '80s or early '90s, you remember that Mario dominated the discussion on playgrounds and after school. By some estimates, Nintendo controlled up to 90% of the home console market, and it's no wonder t...


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