News items tagged with doom

Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Once again, Microsoft is getting into the spirit of the holiday and holding another Shocktober sale in its Xbox Store. Xbox Live Gold and Silver members will find a tremendous amount of discounts o...

By Curt Hutson on 16 January 2018
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Last month’s Nintendo Direct broadcast brought some good news for gamers looking forward to a top-tier FPS to play on their Switch, as it was confirmed that Doom would be heading to the console bef...

By Brad Jones on 16 January 2018
Doom Mod with Crash Bandicoot is Stuff of Nightmares

Doom Mod with Crash Bandicoot is Stuff of Nightmares

Crash Bandicoot has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity lately, thanks to Doom, but without animation. Jaxxoon R decided to add an animated Crash to the mod, and he also went a step further by repla...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2018
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 12 January 2018
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 12 January 2018
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 23 December 2017
Doom Mod Pokes Fun at Loot Box Controversy

Doom Mod Pokes Fun at Loot Box Controversy

Over the last few weeks, publisher Electronic Arts and developer DICE have taken a beating for their implementation of loot boxes and microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2. No matter where g...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 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 18 December 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. With the original version of DOOM being in...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 December 2017
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Game Rant is giving away a Nintendo Switch holiday package, which consists of four Switch games and one amiibo from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series.

By Dalton Cooper on 18 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 17 December 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2017
Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

Sony reveals major new deals and discounts on PS4 Pro consoles for December, with PlayStation VR headset bundles also being given a massive price cut.

By Jasmine Henry on 15 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 08 December 2017
'Lollipop Chainsaw,' 'Doom 3' BFG Edition, & 'Naughty Bear'

'Lollipop Chainsaw,' 'Doom 3' BFG Edition, & 'Naughty Bear'

Teddies, aliens, and zombies, oh my! Two big announcements have come our way and one spectacular trailer that is looking for a big launch this June. Witness below the return of one bad teddy in N...

By Tyler Schirado on 07 December 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 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 15 November 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 10 November 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 09 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 07 November 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 28 October 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 15 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
DOOM Bloodfall DLC Pack Adds New Maps and Other Items

DOOM Bloodfall DLC Pack Adds New Maps and Other Items

Bethesda releases a launch trailer alongside an announcement that the third and final premium DLC pack called Bloodfall is available now for DOOM players. After becoming a fan favorite title since...

By Derek Nichols on 20 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo reveals that both DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will be arriving for its Switch console, exciting fans of the two blockbuster shooters.

By Riley Little on 15 September 2017
Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

According to Bethesda, the newly announced Doom port coming to the Nintendo Switch will require players to download a separate update to play multiplayer.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

The DOOM Nintendo Switch release date appears to leak via a retail listing, suggesting that fans will be able to play the game on the console by Christmas.

By Jasmine Henry on 15 September 2017
DOOM Gameplay Trailer Reveals Content In Free Update 5

DOOM Gameplay Trailer Reveals Content In Free Update 5

A brand new gameplay trailer for DOOM reveals new details on what’s included in Free Update 5 and teases the third and final paid content pack known as Bloodfall. It’s clear that DOOM has been a ma...

By Derek Nichols on 12 September 2017
id Software Explains Why Doom 4 Was Canceled

id Software Explains Why Doom 4 Was Canceled

id Software designer Kevin Cloud and producer Marty Stratton discuss Doom 4, revealing why the long-in-development game was cancelled in favor of the Doom reboot. It’s hard to deny that 2016’s Doom...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2017
Top 5 Games To Play This Halloween

Top 5 Games To Play This Halloween

Thanks to world events in games like World of Warcraft and Guild Wars 2, it’s pretty easy to throw on a jack-o’-lantern helm and start celebrating everyone’s favorite sugar crash inducing holid...

By Denny Connolly on 01 September 2017
Doom Roguelike Threatened With Legal Action

Doom Roguelike Threatened With Legal Action

DoomRL, which puts a roguelike spin on the classic FPS Doom, is threatened with legal action from ZeniMax Media over the use of ZeniMax-owned trademarks. Given the role of Doom as one of the most...

By Rob Gordon on 22 August 2017
id’s True Potential to Be Revealed with Rage and Doom 4

id’s True Potential to Be Revealed with Rage and Doom 4

Doom. It conjures up several imagery of demons, a shotgun, and a story of a lone marine who can single-handedly fight off the hordes of Hell. What else can be done with the title? According to Be...

By Trung Bui on 19 August 2017
Wolfenstein, The Evil Within Available for $4

Wolfenstein, The Evil Within Available for $4

Can’t get enough PC games for cheap? GMG is offering $4 Wolfenstein, Evil Within, and $12 Doom in a thousand title strong 24-hour sales event for PC gamers.

By Dealzon on 15 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 15 August 2017
The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

Host Geoff Keighley presents The Game Awards 2016 live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Find out which games took home the top prizes! Serving as the closest thing video games...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 August 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 dea...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 August 2017
Skyrim, Fallout and DOOM Pinball Coming Soon

Skyrim, Fallout and DOOM Pinball Coming Soon

Zen Studios, in partnership with Bethesda, is planning on releasing three pinball tables based on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallou...

By Rory Young on 24 July 2017
Doom Protagonist Identity Revealed by John Romero

Doom Protagonist Identity Revealed by John Romero

The actual identity of the original Doomguy from iconic FPS Doom is finally revealed, after designer John Romero talks about the development of the game.

By Rob Gordon on 15 July 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 exclusiv...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 June 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 15 June 2017
Walmart Black Friday Ad Offers Deep Discounts on Games

Walmart Black Friday Ad Offers Deep Discounts on Games

Walmart reveals its Black Friday 2016 ad, which includes significant discounts for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, controllers,...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 June 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, includi...

By Rob Gordon on 04 June 2017
Fallout, Skyrim Developer to Stop Giving Out Early Review Copies

Fallout, Skyrim Developer to Stop Giving Out Early Review Copies

In a shocking move, Bethesda states that it will no longer be providing advance review copies of its games to media outlets earlier t...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 June 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 May 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 gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 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 o...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 May 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 tha...

By Derek Nichols on 13 May 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-...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 May 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 mult...

By Derek Nichols on 13 May 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 th...

By Rory Young on 13 May 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 O...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 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 throu...

By Dealzon on 12 May 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 sitco...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 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...

By Sarah Fields on 12 May 2017
DOOM Directors Talk Potential Sequel Ideas

DOOM Directors Talk Potential Sequel Ideas

id Software’s Hugo Martin and Marty Stratton discuss possible sequels for the fast-paced FPS DOOM, and reflect on what elements made the reboot that replaced Doom 4 so special.

By AJ Caulfield on 15 February 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.

By Rob Gordon on 15 January 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 15 January 2015