News items tagged with id software

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 19 January 2018
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 18 January 2018
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 18 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 18 January 2018
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 18 January 2018
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 18 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 18 January 2018
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on 31 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
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
'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
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on 17 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
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
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
Quake Champions Early Access Is Coming Soon

Quake Champions Early Access Is Coming Soon

Quake Champions has been in closed beta since April, but now the game is finally set to enter its early access period. Beginning August 22nd, players can buy their way into the early access period...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 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
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
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 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