Doom series News


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

Game of the Year 2016 #1: Doom

By Shack Staff, Dec 30, 2016 9:00am PST

For its combination of breathless gameplay, goofy gore, and respect for its roots, Doom is Shacknews' Game of the Year 2016.


"I mean, even the credits are fucking awesome! How could it not be GoTY!?"

- johnny rotten see all 144 comments

David's Overlooked Gems of 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 26, 2016 1:00pm PST

Doom and Dark Souls 3? Of course! But I played a few other games this year, and none disappointed.


"Salt and Sanctuary is very cool, I need to get back to that. I got up to that boss that was a ..."

- snot3353 see all 2 comments

Doom now has more than 165,000 user-made maps

By John Keefer, Dec 16, 2016 8:45am PST

If you ever get tired of the main game, you can always .wad - er ... wade - your way through all the SnapMap creations.


"Abandoning dedicated servers is the worst industry trend in shooters in the last decade bar none..."

- johnny rotten see all 8 comments

Doom to add back Team Deathmatch playlists after feedback

By John Keefer, Dec 16, 2016 8:12am PST

Apparently fans weren't too happy with the reduction to just Team Play and FFA Play lists.


"Yeah, I think BF is one of them that is making it right now. But when you look at them "making ..."

- TraptNSuit see all 20 comments

Doom's Bloodfall expansion adds three maps, the Spectre Pinky, and a grenade launcher

By David Craddock, Dec 14, 2016 2:28pm PST

Happy holidays and Merry Christmas! Developer id Software released the add-on earlier than expected.


"I thought the ending was great. I got to kill the big bad after a pretty tough fight, in an ..."

- jet-poop see all 15 comments

id Software producer: Doom 4 was cancelled because it felt too much like 'Call of Doom'

By David Craddock, Dec 12, 2016 1:33pm PST

Although the game had 'unbelievable' production values, it didn't 'feel' like Doom, says, id Software's Marty Stratton.


"That leaked trailer looked more like Gears of Doom or Fallout Doom than Call of Duty"

- dodob see all 21 comments

Noclip's Documentary About How DOOM (2016) Came to Be Starts Today

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 12, 2016 7:00am PST

Take me to hell.


"there's part 2 tomorrow and the last one on Tuesday I believe. "

- pyide see all 51 comments

Doom's newest free update adds bots and introduces 'Infernal Run' multiplayer mode

By David Craddock, Dec 07, 2016 3:42pm PST

SnapMap received enhancements, too.


"Gigabytes, schmigga bytes. I anxiously await the day of TB updates. "

- hirez see all 9 comments

Doom Mod Run For It! Is Hilarious And Zany

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 07, 2016 8:30am PST

Ever wanted to see items sprout legs and run around in Doom? You're in luck. 


ZeniMax Tells DoomRL Fan Game: Shut Down or Else!

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 02, 2016 8:27am PST

What's the difference between DoomRL and Brutal Doom?


"They should not let someone make games using their IP and then off the success of that game ..."

- Pettytheft see all 37 comments

Mick Gordon's Doom Soundtrack Live Performance Slayed The Game Awards Last Night

By Asif Khan, Dec 02, 2016 7:00am PST

Rip and tear it for Shacknews, Mick!


Bethesda Pinball Pack coming in early December

By John Keefer, Nov 17, 2016 12:05pm PST

DOOM, Skyrim and Fallout tables to be included.


"I've been on a bit of a pinball kick lately, so this will most likely be a must-grab."

- RomSteady see all 2 comments