News items tagged with doom

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 November 22, 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 November 21, 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 November 21, 2017
Fan-made Castlevania Lets You Play In First-Person

Fan-made Castlevania Lets You Play In First-Person

There is a distinct lack of Castlevania games these days, as Konami seems to have all but abandoned the beloved vampire slaying series. When game companies aren’t producing the games they want, tho...

By Curt Hutson on November 21, 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 November 21, 2017
Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

It’s Fus Ro Deals galore on Bethesda titles this weekend at digital retailers across the web. Prices on The Elder Scrolls titles and much more games are significantly cheaper than they were during...

By Dealzon on November 21, 2017
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 November 20, 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 November 19, 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 November 18, 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 November 16, 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 November 16, 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 November 16, 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 November 09, 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 November 04, 2017
5 Video Game Pioneers

5 Video Game Pioneers

Sometimes, a game will arrive with a unique mechanic, boasting a never-before-seen feature that will change the way developers think about video games forever. Unfortunately, these individual inn...

By Rob Gordon on November 03, 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 October 23, 2017
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

id Software confirms that FPS fans will only have to wait a few more weeks before they can get their hands on Doom for the Nintendo Switch, and start slaying demons on the go.

By Brad Jones on October 20, 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 October 13, 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 October 13, 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 October 08, 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 October 07, 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 September 20, 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 September 20, 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 September 20, 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 September 20, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 August 20, 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 July 20, 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 June 20, 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 December 20, 2016
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 15 follows closely on third place.

By F. O'Sullivan on December 20, 2016
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.

By Dalton Cooper on November 20, 2016
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 November 22, 2015