News items tagged with doom

Doom Protagonist Identity Revealed by John Romero

Doom Protagonist Identity Revealed by John Romero

In spite of his lack of dialogue, Doomguy from the original Doom has certainly gone down as one of the most important lead characters in video game history. After all, the title itself is one of th...

By Rob Gordon on 08 December 2017
Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

The full list of nominations for the GDC 2017 Choice Awards is announced, with Overwatch and Inside up for Game of the Year, as well as many other categories. Over the course of 2016, a huge number...

By Rob Gordon on 07 December 2017
Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Yesterday during a surprisingly robust Nintendo Direct, a port of the 2016 FPS hit Doom was announced for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch owners are likely happy that more third-party games ar...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 December 2017
13 Games that Started Out Completely Different

13 Games that Started Out Completely Different

A lot can happen during game development. Certain gameplay features may turn out duller than expected. Story beats may not work as the developers envisioned. New ideas may come about that force dev...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 December 2017
The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

The nominations for The Game Awards 2016 are in, with Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End nominated for eight awards in total, including Game of the Year. Over the last couple of years, The Ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 December 2017
The Game Awards 2016 Xbox One Nominee Sale

The Game Awards 2016 Xbox One Nominee Sale

In celebration of The Game Awards 2016, Microsoft is hosting a sale featuring each of the titles to be nominated including Doom, Dark Souls III, and Battlefield 1. The Game Awards wouldn’t be half...

By Rory Young on 02 December 2017
DOOM Free to Play This Weekend on Xbox One

DOOM Free to Play This Weekend on Xbox One

Xbox One owners looking to check out DOOM, 2016’s entry into the first-person shooter franchise, have the chance to do so for free this weekend. DOOM is currently free to try until July 24th at 9:0...

By Mark Knapp on 02 December 2017
Fallout 4 VR, DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR Release Dates

Fallout 4 VR, DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR Release Dates

While gamescom 2017 has been host to several substantial reveals – Final Fantasy 15‘s director teasing a Nintendo Switch version is an exciting prospect for many, for example – Bethesda has decided...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 December 2017
Bethesda PC Sale: Dishonored 2 and Skyrim Discounts

Bethesda PC Sale: Dishonored 2 and Skyrim Discounts

A Bethesda-themed PC sale brings with it new historic low prices on the likes of Dishonored 2, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Special Edition and more this weekend. PC gamers that couldn’t bite the $6...

By Dealzon on 02 December 2017
Doom Mod Pokes Fun at Loot Box Controversy

Doom Mod Pokes Fun at Loot Box Controversy

A new mod for classic shooter Doom makes fun of the recent loot box controversy by limiting the amount of fun a player can have while battling the demons of hell.

By Anthony Taormina on 25 November 2017
Fan-made Castlevania Lets You Play In First-Person

Fan-made Castlevania Lets You Play In First-Person

With no new Castlevania in sight, one fan of the series took it upon himself to create Castlevania: Simon’s Destiny, a first-person remake of the original NES title.

By Curt Hutson on 11 November 2017
Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

The Game Rant staff counts down its choices for the 10 best games of 2016, an especially hard task given how great the year was for gaming of all types. While 2016 will likely be remembered for com...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 November 2017
Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Microsoft’s annual Shocktober Sales event is currently underway, scaring up major discounts for any brave gamers looking for a good fright this Halloween.

By Curt Hutson on 02 November 2017
10 Deals to Check Out in PC Game Winter Sales

10 Deals to Check Out in PC Game Winter Sales

With thousands of games to choose from in the bottomless PC Gaming Winter sale extravaganza, gamers might find it hard deciding just what to buy. Steam, GOG, GMG, GamesPlanet, and others have their...

By Dealzon on 14 October 2017
Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

The second week of the Xbox Live Countdown sale starts, offering up deals on high-profile titles such as Watch Dogs 2, Overwatch, and DOOM for interested gamers. With Christmas Day now over, many g...

By Rob Gordon on 14 October 2017
'The King' Trailer Brings PS4 Exclusives to Life

'The King' Trailer Brings PS4 Exclusives to Life

Sony releases an exciting new commercial for its PlayStation 4 system, featuring appearances by characters from upcoming PS4 exclusives like God of War and Spider-Man. Ever since the days of the or...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 October 2017
DOOM Directors Talk Potential Sequel Ideas

DOOM Directors Talk Potential Sequel Ideas

The history behind 2016’s first-person shooter title DOOM has been quite a long and winding one, as it originally began as the id Software-helmed Doom 4, the intended latest follow-up in the popula...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 October 2017
Wolfenstein, The Evil Within Available for $4

Wolfenstein, The Evil Within Available for $4

Green Man Gaming wants you to take a stab at their Summer Sale 2017 as it comes to an end. It’s now a big “last chance” sale for the remaining hours it continues to run. As a “last chance” sale, GM...

By Dealzon on 06 October 2017
The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

This year has been full of amazing video game announcement, gameplay, and cinematic trailers. Here are Game Rant’s Top 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016. Game trailers are one of the most effecti...

By Boston Blake on 06 October 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo’s latest Direct presentation brought with it a number of nice surprises and updates on some of the most anticipated titles arriving for the console in the near future. While a large portio...

By Riley Little on 04 October 2017
Amazon Reveals Best Selling Games for 2016

Amazon Reveals Best Selling Games for 2016

Amazon reveals its top selling games and consoles of 2016, Pokemon Sun and Moon for 3DS lead the list while Final Fantasy XV follows closely on third place. The first week of the new year is a time...

By F. O'Sullivan on 30 September 2017
Check Out GameStop's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals

Check Out GameStop's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals

GameStop reveals its Cyber Monday 2016 deals, which include discounts on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One S console bundles, along with deals on new and pre-owned games. With the chaos of the Black Frida...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 September 2017
Opinion: Video Game Reboots Aren't A Bad Idea

Opinion: Video Game Reboots Aren't A Bad Idea

Hollywood has developed an unhealthy penchant for rebooting or remaking movies at the drop of a coin in the past few years, so much so that the word “reboot” has become almost synonymous with “sub-...

By Alexander Pan on 24 September 2017
10 Best Video Game Reboots

10 Best Video Game Reboots

It’s no secret that video game reboots have been a major part of the industry in recent years. Indeed, reboots are an essential aspect of the gaming landscape nowadays, but the best part is that th...

By Riley Little on 21 September 2017
Doom 2 Fan Recreates Seinfeld Apartment in Game

Doom 2 Fan Recreates Seinfeld Apartment in Game

An avid fan of id Software’s Doom 2: Hell on Earth takes it upon themselves to recreate the main apartment set from the popular sitcom Seinfeld in the game. If it weren’t for the Internet, it would...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2017
10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

Featuring games like Bully, Grand Theft Auto, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, Game Rant names the 10 most controversial video games produced to date. As one of the world’s largest entertainment...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Fallout 4 Will Be Released in 2017 on HTC Vive

Fallout 4 Will Be Released in 2017 on HTC Vive

Bethesda officially announces that Fallout 4 in its entirety will be released for the HTC Vive virtual reality headset, along with a Doom virtual tour of hell. Chances are by this point most gamers...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Doom and Fallout 4 Sale: Up to 60% Off for Steam Copies

Doom and Fallout 4 Sale: Up to 60% Off for Steam Copies

Doom and Fallout 4 are hitting all-time low prices for the PC in GMG’s weekend Bethesda sale. GMG kept quiet with its discounts through last week’s Steam Summer sale, but now that Steam’s discounts...

By Dealzon on 19 September 2017
Huge Doom Update Adds Arcade Mode

Huge Doom Update Adds Arcade Mode

Bethesda releases another update for DOOM, this time bringing an Arcade Mode to players alongside a wealth of other features, including new multiplayer match types. Although it may have flown in th...

By Rob Gordon on 16 September 2017
DOOM Update to Add Classic Aiming and Photo Mode

DOOM Update to Add Classic Aiming and Photo Mode

Bethesda and id Software reveal that a forthcoming update for the first-person shooter DOOM provides the game with a classic aiming option and photo mode. Video game developer and DOOM‘s publisher...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2017
DOOM's BFG Gets 3D Printed as Life-Sized Replica

DOOM's BFG Gets 3D Printed as Life-Sized Replica

3D printing company MyMiniFactory collaborates with game developer Bethesda to create a life-sized replica of the BFG from the first-person shooter DOOM. As many fans will attest, DOOM is undoubted...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 September 2017
DOOM Update 2 Tomorrow and Multiplayer DLC Next Week

DOOM Update 2 Tomorrow and Multiplayer DLC Next Week

id Software and Bethesda are lining up a one-two punch of multiplayer DLC, launch Free Update 2 tomorrow and Season Pass DLC ‘Unto the Evil’ next week. Although it may feel like Doom just came out,...

By Rory Young on 16 September 2017
DOOM Premium DLC Pack Detailed In New Trailer

DOOM Premium DLC Pack Detailed In New Trailer

A new QuakeCon trailer for DOOM not only reveals all of the content within the first premium DLC known as Unto the Evil, but also that it’s available for download now. The annual QuakeCon event kic...

By Derek Nichols on 16 September 2017
DOOM Sets Deathmatch Mode Reveal for Next Week

DOOM Sets Deathmatch Mode Reveal for Next Week

Bethesda teases an upcoming free update coming to DOOM which adds new features such as private matches, and a free-for-all style multiplayer Deathmatch. One of the surprise hits of 2016 is getting...

By Derek Nichols on 16 September 2017
Bethesda E3 2015 Press Conference

Bethesda E3 2015 Press Conference

In past years, E3 didn’t traditionally kick off until Monday morning, when Microsoft takes the stage at the Galen Center for its pre-E3 briefing. However, as E3’s popularity has grown, so too has th...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 September 2017
Play the First Level of Doom Free This Week

Play the First Level of Doom Free This Week

During Bethesda’s E3 2016 press conference, Pete Hines announces that gamers can play the first level of Doom for free on PS4, Xbox One, and PC for one week. E3 press conferences are usually spent...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2017
Doom Mod with Crash Bandicoot is Stuff of Nightmares

Doom Mod with Crash Bandicoot is Stuff of Nightmares

Modder Jaxxoon R creates a mod for the original Doom on PC that replaces every enemy in the game with a terrifying representation of the Crash Bandicoot ‘Whoa!’ meme.

By Dalton Cooper on 02 August 2017
Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

The giant Bethesda PC game sale brings recent releases like 40% off ESO Morrowind, 50% off Prey, 60% off Dishonored 2, and everything in Elder Scrolls on sale.

By Dealzon on 02 August 2017
DOOM VFR Revealed at Bethesda E3 Press Conference

DOOM VFR Revealed at Bethesda E3 Press Conference

Bethesda’s E3 showcase unveils Doom VFR, a virtual reality title set to arrive for HTC Vive and PlayStation VR that brings the demon-hunting of DOOM to the VR crowd.

By Rob Gordon on 02 June 2017
GR Pick: DOOM Played Using a Porsche as the Controller

GR Pick: DOOM Played Using a Porsche as the Controller

A fan uploads footage of himself playing the classic version of id Software’s Doom in a Porsche 911, while using the actual car itself as the controller.

By Kyle Sledge on 02 March 2017
Bethesda Announces E3 Plans for Fallout 4

Bethesda Announces E3 Plans for Fallout 4

‘Fallout 4’ headlines Bethesda’s exciting road map for E3 week, which will also include additional looks at id Software’s ‘DOOM’, ‘Battlecry’, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 December 2014