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  • Blog Post: InstaDoom Mod Finally Brings Selfies And Photo Filters To Doom

    A Doom modder going by the name Linguica has implemented arguably the only thing Doom fans have felt was missing from the game – Instagram filters and a selfie stick. You can find out more about the mod (and download it) by heading here . The implementation of the filters is actually quite impressive... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Is Having An E3 Press Conference For The First Time Ever

    Bethesda has just announced that it is holding an E3 press conference this year for the first time. We know Doom is on the horizon and The Elder Scrolls Online is headed to consoles immediately before, but that alone does not a showcase make. The news went out to press today, with a similar post available... More
  • Blog Post: MythBusters Tackling The First-Person Shooter Conceit With Doom

    In classic first-person shooters soldiers carry a dozen guns, some grenades, extra ammo, and a few health packs. MythBusters is going to see if that's a viable way to fight villainy. You can check out a trailer for the episode below which airs January 31. In it, MythBusters hosts Jamie Hyneman and... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Is Your Favorite Gaming Weapon?

    Video games are filled with exotic locations, creatures, and ways to attack those creatures. Many of the ways we annihilate the bad guys in video games would never work in reality, but that's why video games are fun. What are some of your favorite video game weapons? Personally – and I know... More
  • Blog Post: John Romero Dissects Doom’s Design While Playing It

    Double Fine’s Devs Play series features classic games played by experienced developers. In the most recent episode, John Romero walks Double Fine’s JP LeBreton through the first level of Doom. During the 15 minute session, Romero explains how id Software created visual variety using horseshoes... More
  • Blog Post: See The Original Sketch And Model That Inspired Doom's Doomguy

    Doom's 21st anniversary occurred on Wednesday, and in honor of the occasion, Doom programmer John Romero has been tweeting out images from the game's development – including original sketches of the Doomguy. You can find just a few or Romero's tweets below which detail how Doomguy's... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Doom Imps, Cacodemons, And Revenants Head To Seattle BrickCon

    We often think of older 3D games as “blocky,” and this Lego take on id Software’s Doom plays that up in the best ways. The diorama pictured above was created by Iain Heath for the upcoming BrickCon in Seattle, so feast your eyes on the carnage. If you can’t make it out to BrickCon... More
  • Blog Post: A Lengthy Look At id Software's New Doom

    The lights dropped in the main ballroom at Quakecon, leaving a lone spotlight on center stage, and cheering erupted. Moments earlier, Tim Willits bid farewell to the 50,000+ livestream viewers so that the eager attendees could get their first, exclusive look at id Software's re-imagining of the classic... More
  • Blog Post: Learn All About About The Development Of Doom

    A new video from Did You Know Gaming looks at the Doom franchise, how Bill Gates considered buying its developer, and some of the games' hidden secrets. You can watch the video below, which showcases a promotional clip with Bill Gates super-imposed into a Doom screenshot wearing a trench coat and... More
  • Blog Post: Doom E3 Trailer Is A Tease For QuakeCon

    The most subtle Doom has ever been is when it was announced in conjunction with a pre-order bonus for Wolfenstein: The New Order. Today, Bethesda starts to spin up the large, gruesome combat we are hoping to find in Id Software's next title. The E3 teaser for the new title, which is simply called... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Oculus Responds To Zenimax And Id Officially Filing Suit

    Update: Oculus has offered a statement regarding the legal action taken against it by Zenimax and Id Software. Here's the official statement from Oculus Rift: The lawsuit filed by ZeniMax has no merit whatsoever. As we have previously said, ZeniMax did not contribute to any Oculus technology. Oculus... More
  • Blog Post: Doom Beta Available Only On PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Requires Gold

    An FAQ recently posted on the Wolfenstein: The New Order website reveals that beta access for the upcoming Doom will be limited to new-gen consoles and PC. Doom beta access is being offered as a pre-order incentive for Wolfenstein: The New Order which is releasing on both previous- and new-gen consoles... More
  • Blog Post: Doom Turns 20

    Id Software's iconic first-person shooter was released 20 years ago today, and the genre that it helped make a phenomenon still rules the world of video games. On December 10th, 1993, id Software unleashed a game that did something few can claim - it quite literally changed the industry. Doom was... More
  • Blog Post: Doom Modified To Be Played With A Piano

    This piano, created by a group of independent developers, plays Doom using the assorted keys. It's called the Doom Piano. The white keys dictate movement, while the black keys handle shooting. The piano was recently on display at the Virgin Media Game Space in London. The piano was created by show... More
  • Blog Post: id Would Like To Return To Rage In The Future

    During this year's QuakeCon, id Software co-founder Tim Willits said that Rage was not meant to be a one-off experience. Speaking with Joystiq , Willits didn't announce any formal plans for a Rage sequel, but assured that the franchise has not been abandoned. "I'm proud of what we did... More
  • Blog Post: John Carmack Talks Wii U, Vita, Xbox One, and PS4

    At his annual QuakeCon keynote, legendary programmer and id Software founder John Carmack weighed in on the current handheld systems and next-gen consoles with some frank opinions. Carmack sounded disappointed with the commercial sales of Wii U and Vita. He mentioned that he had intended to bring Doom... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda To "Make More Noise" This Year

    It's an ambiguous quote, but it also has large implications for what Bethesda has in store for the future. In a recent episode of the OXM Podcast , company vice-president Pete Hines said, "I think you'll hear us making considerably more noise this year than we did last year, as a publisher... More
  • Blog Post: Modder Adds A Whole Lot Of Doom To Half-Life 2

    What is the one thing Half-Life 2 has been missing all these years? Doom's weapons and enemies, of course. The video below comes from YouTube user GhorsHammer who added Doom's weapons and enemies to Gordon Freeman's world using the always entertaining Garry's Mod. Freeman is used to fighting... More
  • Blog Post: Is John Romero Working On Something With Square Enix?

    John Romero, famed id Software developer who had an important hand in projects like Wolfenstein, Doom, and Quake, is cooking up something at Square Enix. We have no idea what he is working on, but according to his official Facebook account, he's doing something at Square Enix. He posted a status... More
  • Blog Post: Doom's Cacodemon Created In Legos

    The Cacodemon from Doom is an oddly shaped circular beast that doesn't seem like it would lend itself to Legos, but Bart De Dobbelaer went for it anyway. In Doom 2's instruction booklet, this is how the Cacodemon is described: "They float in the air, belch ball-lightning, and boast one Hell... More
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