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  • Blog Post: Doom Multiplayer Alpha Coming Soon, QuakeCon Attendees Get First Crack At It

    During the welcome speech at this year's QuakeCon event at Dallas' Hilton Anatole Hotel, Marty Stratton, executive producer at id Software, said that Doom's beta will be coming closer to the game's launch next spring for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, but the alpha would be coming "relatively... More
  • Blog Post: Tremendous QuakeCon 2015 Sale On Bethesda Games For PC, PlayStation, And Xbox

    Not at QuakeCon 2015? No worries! You can get into the spirit of Bethesda and id Software's big event by taking advantage of solid savings across PC and consoles. The biggest, flashiest deal is the Bethesda QuakeCon 2015 bundle on Steam. You can save 70% on this collection of awesome Bethesda games... More
  • Blog Post: Rewatch Bethesda's E3 Press Conference

    You can now rewatch Bethesda's entire E3 press conference, complete with Game Informer's pre- and post-show analysis. This year Bethesda opened E3 a day early with its first press conference, and the announcements didn't disappoint. We got to see an in-depth Fallout 4 demo complete with gun... More
  • Blog Post: [Trailer Added] Doom Leaves Bloody Chunks All Over Bethesda's E3 Press Conference

    Bethesda's id Software executive producer Marty Stratton gave an expanded look at Doom, and it was as bloody and visceral as you'd expect. The first part of the demo showed off a version of the action we saw at last year's Quakecon , with a few details we noticed about the action through... More
  • Blog Post: Id Software Shows Off Doom Multiplayer And Community-Driven Doom Snapmap

    During today's Bethesda E3 media briefing, id Software gave fans a brief glimpse of what the multiplayer offerings for the upcoming Doom will look like. While the gore and fast-paced action we've come to expect from the franchise were ever-present, id also put on display a way to let players... More
  • Blog Post: Bethesda Announces Additional E3 Details, Including Fallout 4 Panel With Todd Howard

    With Fallout 4 confirmed with an in-game trailer , Bethesda has detailed more about what's in store for E3. The publisher is hosting its first E3 press conference ever on Sunday, June 14. There will be more to see throughout the week, though. The publisher will be hosting a live stage show at its... More
  • Blog Post: Abandoned Doom 4 Footage Shows The Path Not Taken

    Bethesda is set for a major Doom reveal at E3 , teasing some of the game’s new visuals. It’s important to remember that for every game that makes it to market, ideas are abandoned because they just aren’t the right fit. Recently, footage of what might have become Doom 4 was revealed... More
  • 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
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