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Starting May 13, fans of first-person shooters and aficionados gibs and gore will be able to get their hands on id Software's Doom reboot for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. This was announced recently by the boys and girls at the development studio who popularized first-person shooters back in the early 1990s.
When Doom was first released in 1993, John Romero and id Software had no idea the kind of revolutionary impact Doom would have on the video game industry. Back then, Doom was one of the earliest first-person shooters to hit the market. And now in 2016, nearly 23 years after its debut, Doom is going to be transformed into a gorgeous reboot.
After being live for more than half a decade, providing gamers with free-to-play access to all sorts of intense online first-person shooter action, id Software has decided to retire the game's old business model and no longer make it free-to-play. Instead, Quake Live is now available on Steam for $9.99.
After teasing the next DOOM for several years, id Software finally showed it off tonight during the Bethesda E3 press conference. They shared heaps of gameplay footage along with the first details on its multiplayer.
Before we see Doom in action at this year's E3, it might be nice to at least throw some wishlist items on the wall in hopes of seeing some of the classic features make a return but scaled up high and mighty for today's generation of gaming technology
Yes, the headline is correct: Doom now supports selfies. As ridiculous as that sounds, it appears that the self-photography culture fostered by the Kardashians and adopted by the millennials has invaded id Software's classic game, Doom.
I have no idea how this will actually work, but the Discovery Channel's Mythbusters will take on the legendary first-person shooter from id Software, Doom. Yes, the first ever shooter game that managed to break into mainstream and get everyone to look up and notice gaming.
The lead graphics engineer at Crytek – the guy responsible for laying down the foundation and groundwork for the CryEngine and related technology – has left the studio to pursue (or further) his career at id Software.
Bethesda and id Software unveiled their newest version of Doom at this year's QuakeCon. Only the attendees were able to see the actual gameplay footage of the re-envisioned rendition of the classic first-person shooter. Turns out, the QuakeCon goers will be the only outsiders to see Doom for a very, very, very long time to come.
Bethesda had id Software's executive producer Marty Stratton take to the stage at this year's QuakeCon to announce Doom. It's not called Doom 4, it doesn't have a catchy subtitle or some re-imagined take on the series that requires Doom X or Doom 2000 or Doom: Super Turbo Edition, it's just called Doom and it's going to be the original game made with today's technology.
Zenimax is rolling out their big event today called QuakeCon. The annual convention will allow gamers to witness new announcements and gameplay from popular titles under the Zenimax corporate umbrella in real-time, thanks to live-streaming taking place right now of QuakeCon 2014.
Bethesda recognizes that they have an uphill battle ahead of them with Doom 4. Vice president of PR and marketing Pete Hines acknowledged in a new interview that they won't get a "free pass" from the public.
Bethesda didn't bring Fallout 4 to E3 2014 but they did show off another highly anticipated title: Doom 4. The first trailer brings back a familiar foe and teases the story.
You won't be able to play the DOOM 4 beta on the PS3 or Xbox 360. Publisher Bethesda has revealed that the beta test will only happen on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
Bethesda has announced that Wolfenstein: The New Order will be launching on Xbox One, PS4, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 this May. If you pre-order the game, you'll be able to try out the beta version of the next DOOM.