Doom

Doom's superb campaign makes up for underwhelming multiplayer in id Software's remarkable comeback.

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Digital FoundryDoom's 'impossible' Switch port analysed in depth

A remarkable technical achievement, but are the cutbacks too much?

RecommendedDoom review

Get your ass to Mars.

VideoHappy birthday to Doom, happy birthday to Doom

20 years young! We're streaming it live from 5pm GMT.

Key events

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John Romero announces Doom spiritual successor Sigil

On the original's 25th anniversary.

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Doom designer John Romero's next big project will be revealed tomorrow

...but could it really be a fifth Doom episode?

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FeatureThe road to video game hell

Sightseeing in the abyss.

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Digital FoundryDoom's 'impossible' Switch port analysed in depth

A remarkable technical achievement, but are the cutbacks too much?

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Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Switch's 'impossible' Doom port

And can a PC specced to match Nintendo's hybrid deliver the same experience?

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Digital FoundryDF Retro: we play every single Doom console conversion

Doom is 25 today - and this is every console port the PC game inspired.

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Doom on Switch won't have SnapMap level editor

Multiplayer to be downloaded separately due to cartridge size limitations.

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FeatureThe many faces of DOOM's afterlife

How an ardent modding community kept bringing id Software's classic back from the dead.

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Brutal Doom 64 mod will launch next week

Adds new lighting, gore, animations, enemies and more.

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Doom 2 modder spends 300 hours making a three-hour level

"It had to to live up to the idea I'd been carrying around for so many years."

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Brutal Doom adds weapons from 2016 Doom

And lets you dual-wield them.

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The truth about Doom's "ProTip" meme

“To defeat the Cyberdemon, shoot at it until it dies."

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RecommendedDoom review

Get your ass to Mars.

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Check out GoldenEye remade in Doom

"Don't touch that! It's my lunch!"

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Feature22 years on, Doom retains the ability to shock

As does its reboot. Keith Stuart looks at the lasting appeal of id's formula

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Brutal Doom mod dials up the original game's gore

"Enemies are harder and smarter, and weapons and explosions are loud as f**k."

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Unseen original Doom art

Released on game's 21st birthday.

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Romero reveals unseen Doom art on game's 21st birthday

And some very 1990s team photographs.

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After 14 years John Romero is working on another shooter

The Doom co-creator returns to the genre he helped popularise.

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VideoHappy birthday to Doom, happy birthday to Doom

20 years young! We're streaming it live from 5pm GMT.

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FeatureThe deleted scenes of Doom

Exploring the game that could have been, and the legacy that never was.

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John Romero details plans for "MMO-ish" PC shooter

Don't expect cover systems or bullet sponges from Doom creator's FPS return.

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Prince of Persia creator unearths fan letter from teenage John Romero

Doom legend asks Mechner to hand over Karateka secrets.

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Doom returns to Xbox Live Arcade

id classic yours for 400 Points.

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FeatureDoom retrospective

From the archive: 20 years of the game that didn't just change gaming forever - it changed gamers.

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Carmack: games "reduce aggression"

Doom creator sees shooters as "cathartic".

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Romero turns attention to casual gamers

Plans to launch four games this year.

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FeatureThe Shareware Age

A brief history of the PC's first reinvention.

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Three more titles for budget XBLA range

Ultimate MK 3, Feeding Frenzy, Worms.

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Cheap Assault Heroes and Doom on Weds

Part of Arcade Hits initiative.

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Id Software creating new game

Carmack building fancy engine.

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More XBLA games from id?

DOOM dev thinking about it.

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DOOM

Like a fine wine.

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High-Def DOOM movie trailer

Rock! (Actor. No other meaning.)

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Doom movie trailer released

Plus, the stars speak out.

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Doom

Review - id's classic first person shooter comes to the GameBoy Advance