Doom series News


Shackcast Episode 006: DooM on Switch, What a time to be alive

By Asif Khan, Sep 14, 2017 12:00am PDT

Asif called it and David joins him to geek out about Shacknews GOTY 2016 coming to Nintendo Switch


"i did, fuck sitting at a desk to play a game. couch + 65" + surround sound, s0n."

- opengl128 see all 49 comments

Doom 2016, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus Headed to Nintendo Switch

By David Craddock, Sep 13, 2017 3:30pm PDT

Go back to hell anytime, anywhere this holiday.


"I eagerly await the refresh with newer Tegra tech. I'll buy it and pass down the amazing to my ..."

- Milleh see all 56 comments

We're all Going to Hell in This Doom 2 Mod For Diablo 2

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2017 8:10am PDT

Doom guy travels to Tristram to help Deckard Cain and it looks awesome.


Doom 6.66 Patch Unlocks All Multiplayer DLC; Price Dropped

By John Keefer, Jul 19, 2017 10:50am PDT

The update hits in time for a free weekend and the elimination of the season pass.


"According to a comment on reddit, the game's final size got smaller after the patch, looks like ..."

- hanged_man see all 17 comments

Original Doom 2 3.5-inch Floppies on Sale From John Romero

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2017 4:50pm PDT

They are on eBay for $900 now, and bidding ends tomorrow morning.


"And my Win95 on floppies. Store was out of cd-roms the day I went to buy it. What a fucking ..."

- Sludgehead see all 16 comments

Museum Takes Possession of Original Doom Memorabilia Under Guard

By John Keefer, May 03, 2017 10:00am PDT

The exhibit will feature game development in Texas and how it has shaped the current industry.


""It’s all marked as invaluable," Romero said. "So, if anyone steals the stuff, I get ..."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 7 comments

Doom: To Hell and Back

By David Craddock, Apr 14, 2017 9:00am PDT

Doom has devoured productivity and personal relationships since id Software opened the floodgates to hell in 1993. Gatekeepers of the franchise's past, present, and future celebrate the weapons and level design that defined the classics, the pitfalls and triumphs involved in...


"So, a couple weeks after the last chunk posted, I've finally finished the article. Great work. I ..."

- Caboose see all 77 comments

Sacrifice: Doom's Marty Stratton on Long Hours and Sending His Son's Friends to Hell

By David Craddock, Mar 24, 2017 6:00am PDT

The game's director and executive producer reflects on the final sprint before release.


"Great article. It's the behind the scenes stuff I love to read. "

- EnderWigginDA see all 6 comments

Smoke and Silhouettes: Doom's Hugo Martin on Storytelling in Visual Mediums

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Martin's background in film and games gives him a unique perspective on the myriad ways of constructing 'cinematic experiences.'


"Seems like one of those folks with a nearly infectious enthusiasm for their work. Always a ..."

- RaptorII see all 9 comments

Watch Doom and Super Mario Played On An Old Texas Instruments Calculator

By John Keefer, Feb 16, 2017 8:20am PST

It's fairly slow given the old processor on the TI-83 Plus, but it does work. 


"DooM is new from what I remember, but Super Mario has been around on TI-83's/TI-86's for a ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Noclip's first Profiles video charts id Software co-founder John Romero's career, life in Ireland

By David Craddock, Jan 31, 2017 4:27pm PST

Romero reveals why he left id and discusses the games he has made over his prolific career.


"I liked when he talked about games he liked, but yeah I think they stepped clear of a few more ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 6 comments

Noclip's next video profiles id Software co-founder and Doom co-creator John Romero

By David Craddock, Jan 27, 2017 3:22pm PST

Join Romero and Noclip on a jaunt through Irish countryside.


"Am I his bitch yet? I was assured he was going to make me his bitch."

- vertdang see all 2 comments

Bethesda's Pete Hines talks cancelling Doom 4: 'It has to be the right thing executed the right way'

By David Craddock, Jan 09, 2017 1:48pm PST

According to Hines, id came to Bethesda with concerns, and the publisher agreed.


"Nope, Prey 2 died because of corporate greed. What we're getting now in Prey looks like a ..."

- pixelat3d see all 18 comments

Top 10 Games of the Year 2016

By Greg Burke, Dec 30, 2016 4:30pm PST

Greg Burke is back with the final Top 10 list of 2016. Here are our Top 10 Games of the Year 2016.


"WATCH DOGS 2 featured at the start of the video but didn't make the cut? I'm not surprised about ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 23 comments

(Some of) The Top Gaming Stories of 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

From Pokemon Go to Nintendo finally revealing its next console, we look back at some of the biggest stories of the year.


"I've never seen a game penetrate the mainstream market the way Pokemon Go did. Virtually ..."

- The Gorilla Bear see all 4 comments