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Doom release date pegged for June 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 07, 2016 6:51am PST

That is, according to an accidental listing by a major online retailer.

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"Yeah, in almost every case, these retailer dates are because they need a number to put into ..."

- BlackCat9 see all 11 comments

Doom Closed Alpha gameplay footage leaks online

By Daniel Perez, Dec 04, 2015 7:11am PST

Didn't get into the Doom Closed Alpha? Don't worry as you can experience it through this leaked gameplay footage.

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"It's sad that the loading tip is telling you you need to pick up health packs....what has the ..."

- Finchypoo see all 26 comments

Doom Closed Alpha kicks off Oct. 23; new gameplay video highlights tons of mayhem

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2015 7:19am PDT

id software has announced the Doom Closed Alpha will begin in just under 24 hours, and to celebrate, the studio has released a gameplay trailer showing off what participants can expect.

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"It's so painful watching this played with a gamepad. Looks fun, but hard to tell like that. ..."

- Finchypoo see all 3 comments

Doom 4 gameplay trailer will be shown during Bethesda E3 2015 Showcase

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:55am PDT

Bethesda has confirmed Doom 4 will be making an appearance during its first-ever E3 showcase.

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"You're acting like it's a surprise that they announce Fallout 4. C'mon now. It's just a matter ..."

- Xulu see all 15 comments

PSA: Mythbusters to Take On Doom This Saturday

By Steven Wong, Jan 26, 2015 9:00am PST

Mythbusters will be airing a special video game themed episodes, and it starts by putting Doom to the test.

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"They were all good as a group when they tackled portions of a larger problem/myth"

- Sailor of Fortune see all 10 comments

Doom turns 21: a celebration of Doom mods

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2014 11:00am PST

As part of Doom's 21st birthday, Shacknews is taking a look at a handful of must-have mods for id's classic shooter.

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"Agreed! And if you want something a little different in Doom 3, check out Zombie Slayer. It was ..."

- CrustaR see all 12 comments

Doom not ready for formal announcement until next year

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2014 7:30am PDT

Bethesda wanted to dispel id trouble rumors

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"Nope. As much as I want too I respect their decision. Totally. "

- johnhead see all 86 comments

Can id build a better Doom?

By Robert Workman, Jul 01, 2014 10:30am PDT

Can the new Doom go back to its roots while growing out on new hardware?

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"I also loved it and even today get surprised with the design and immersion. I don't know why ..."

- cicienini see all 74 comments

A history of video game funding

By Steven Wong, May 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Last week, Harmonix completed a Kickstarter campaign to develop a remake of the classic music and rhythm game, Amplitude for modern systems. There were close-calls, and for a while it seemed like the project wouldn't make its $775,000 goal. But a last minute push brought the...

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"Stories about the Tiberian Sun FMV stuff was fascinating to read. Friggin James Earl Jones as a ..."

- MercFox1 see all 7 comments

Shack Snack: May 21, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of they day's big stories. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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"You really need like 6 months to a year to get it down and understand how to be natural and stuff."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 19 comments

Zenimax and id Software file lawsuit against Oculus VR [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, May 21, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Nearly three weeks after accusing Oculus VR and John Carmack of stealing their intellectual property, Zenimax and id Software have formally filed suit against the company in a Texas court.

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"Obvious money grab. Zenimax wants a piece of that pie. And they're probably going to get it ..."

- zehh see all 95 comments

Wolfenstein retrospective: From castle storming to the new world order

By Steven Wong, May 15, 2014 8:00am PDT

We chart the thirty-year history of Nazi killing action to see how the game has radically evolved, and whether the new Wolfenstein measures up.

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"I really liked Wolf2k9, except for the boss battles. All but one boss battle was unfiltered ass. ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 11 comments

New Doom beta only coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 11:30am PDT

While MachineGames' shooter is cross-gen, the Doom beta will not. Bethesda has confirmed that the beta will only be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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"Yeah, what they're saying is only the latest generation of the 3 main platforms, even though the ..."

- bitterbug see all 5 comments

John Carmack pushed for Oculus Rift ports of id games

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 05, 2014 5:00pm PST

John Carmack was once doing double duty at id Software and Oculus. However, he eventually left the house of Doom to focus exclusively on the VR helmet. In a new interview, Carmack says he would have stayed with id had they been more supportive of his VR ambitions.

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"I sniggered at the pic and then fully LOL'd when I read the caption"

- rick see all 30 comments

Quake Live gets new standalone client

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 11, 2014 1:00pm PST

Web browser compatibility is now a thing of the past for Quake Live, as Bethesda has released a new standalone client for the free-to-play version of Quake 3.

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"paying means support and patches. without patches a multiplayer title is dead. yes the ..."

- Badboyquake see all 22 comments