Doom series News


NVIDIA Drops Game-Ready Driver for Doom VFR

By Chris Jarrard, Nov 30, 2017 10:05am PST

Team Green gets a new driver to prepare for VR Rippin’ and Tearin’.


"A major revision, apparently; some vague rumors of unlocked vega features..."

- rms see all 5 comments

PSVR DOOM VFR Bundle Will Rip and Tear Your Wallet

By Asif Khan, Nov 16, 2017 12:00pm PST

The bundle launches December 1 for $399.99 and includes a PS VR headset, PS Camera, the new PS VR demo disc and a copy of Doom VFR.


Doom on Nintendo Switch Review: What a time to be alive

By Asif Khan, Nov 09, 2017 8:30am PST

Shacknews has had our grubby mitts on the latest third party title to make the jump to Nintendo Switch. Our thoughts.


"This kind of reminds me of the time id made Quake 3 on the Dreamcast! That was a mostly ..."

- Gwyndion see all 36 comments

DooM's Release Date for Nintendo Switch Confirmed

By Asif Khan, Oct 16, 2017 6:45am PDT

Doom on Switch. What a time to be alive! 


"True, but a criticism of it was the cut down levels. Carmack referenced it in the amount of ..."

- Schnapple see all 44 comments

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: Stairway to Badass

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