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


Key events

21st May 2016

Face-Off: Doom

17th May 2016

Doom review

24th January 2012

QuakeCon 2012 dates announced

28th January 2011

QuakeCon 2011 dates announced

8th May 2008

DOOM 4 announced

Jelly DealsThe PSN Halloween sale offers up some spooky savings

Resident Evil 2! Doom! Anything with a zombie in it!

EG20Watch us play 21 games from the last 20 years

Late to the (birthday) Party.

Doom 64 pops up in an age-rating listing for PC and PS4

And now everyone's remembering why it was so special.

FeatureHow a lifelong diet of games influenced The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

"I went to video games and did not realise I was doing it!"

FeatureAn ode to video game doors

Walking you through the doors of Doom, Dark Souls and more.

FeatureThe road to video game hell

Sightseeing in the abyss.

Oh hell, Bethesda just announced Doom Eternal

But we'll have to wait for a demon-stration.

Digital FoundryDoom's new 4K patch analysed on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

Image quality improves, but what about performance?

Doom secrets, collectibles guide: Where to find all hidden secrets, plus Doom Switch differences explained

Where to find all those hidden objects, whether on PC, console or Switch.

Doom on Switch won't have SnapMap level editor

Multiplayer to be downloaded separately due to cartridge size limitations.

Doom's paid DLC is now free for everyone

Major multiplayer changes ensue, free weekend incoming.

Feature2016: The year that time remembered

Sometimes I think gravity is a pity.

Doom's final multiplayer DLC Bloodfall is out now

Lets you transform into a Pinky.

FeatureThe year single-player shooters reclaimed their former glory

How Doom, Titanfall 2 and Devil Daggers transformed a dying art.

Here's what Doom looked like when it was called Doom 4

"It was more about the global impact of a hellish invasion."

DoomRL roguelike attracts eye of Zenimax, may be shut down

Blessing in disguise for successor Jupiter Hell?

FeatureDoom's new Arcade Mode is Doom at its very best

How a free update transforms a brief campaign into an endlessly enjoyable hobby.

Doom's new multiplayer DLC lets you play as a Cacodemon

Hell Followed launches today, adding three new maps and a new weapon.

Brutal Doom 64 mod will launch next week

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

Doom's free update today adds a score-attack Arcade mode

Along with new multiplayer modes and SnapMap features. Paid DLC due next week.

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."

Surprise! Doom's Unto the Evil DLC is now available

New trailer reveals add-on maps and weapons.

Doom paid DLC dated, and Free Update 2 and double XP this weekend

Coincidence that BFG launches in cinemas this week?

Watch Doom merged with God Hand in glorious mod video

Dragonkick your ass into... Mars?

Digital FoundryTech Interview: Doom

How id software created the best-looking 60fps game of the generation so far.

Digital FoundryDoom's Vulkan patch is a PC performance game-changer

Digital Foundry tests the update and talks tech with id software.

Brutal Doom adds weapons from 2016 Doom

And lets you dual-wield them.

Someone finished Doom's insane permadeath mode without any upgrades

No runes, argent cells, Praetor suit or weapon enhancements.

Bethesda 3D-printed Doom's B.F.G.

And it is big indeed.

Doom update adds Photo Mode this Thursday

Reposition your guns to the screen's center, oldschool-style.

The truth about Doom's "ProTip" meme

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

Uncharted 4 and Doom best Overwatch in US retail for May

Battleborn trails behind in fourth.

Featureid takes back control of Doom's broken multiplayer on PC

Missing features, rampant cheating and more - what id's doing in response to Doom's troubled MP.

PodcastThe Eurogamer Podcast - Overwatch, Doom and Total War: Warhammer

This is a really good week to talk about video games.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Doom

A reinvigorated id software presents a multi-platform tech masterpiece.

Speedrunner sets new world record for Doom... 3?!

Sprints through campaign in under 65 minutes.

Doom speedruns have already gotten under 90 minutes

UPDATE: Nightmare mode run comes in at 102 minutes.

The new Doom campaign turns around Steam user reviews

After negative reaction to multiplayer open beta.

RecommendedDoom review

Get your ass to Mars.

FeatureThe Doom campaign is actually pretty good

Thoughts on the wonky but hectic and surprisingly subtle story mode.

VideoWatch: So, is Doom any good? Find out live, at 1pm

Can Ian survive four hours in hell?

Doom systems specs and launch times revealed

New trailer highlights gore.

Here's what Doom's single-player campaign looks like

Hold dozens of weapons at once, no reloading.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Doom beta on PS4 and Xbox One

UPDATE: id Software confirms dynamic resolution scaling on both console versions.

Doom's open beta gets release date, Season pass detailed

One way ticket to hell (for 29.99).

Doom details its four playable demons

Power weapons and power-ups revealed too.

Doom's six multiplayer modes revealed

New trailer teases snippets of each.

Doom closed beta begins later this month

New multiplayer trailer released.

Vote on Doom's alternate box art

UPDATE: The best cover won.

Doom details King of the Hill-like mode Warpath

Single-use Hack Modules explained.

The new Doom comes out in May

100 collector's edition revealed.

Doom multiplayer closed alpha sign-ups now available

It's not the Wolfenstein pre-order beta.

Feature22 years on, Doom retains the ability to shock

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

VideoVideo: All the Fallout from Bethesda's conference, and more

Aoife and Johnny dissect the news from last night's show.

Bethesda reveals first Doom gameplay

Single-player, multiplayer and map creation tool shown off.

A (very) brief look at the new Doom

Game set for E3 reveal.

Bethesda announces first ever E3 conference

Sure to cause some fallout.

Unseen original Doom art

Released on game's 21st birthday.

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

And some very 1990s team photographs.

Doom 4 is an oldschool reboot, just called Doom

Has double jumping, more melee combat and no regenerating health.

Doom beta for PC, PS4 and Xbox One only

Still no word when it begins, though.

id creative director Matt Hooper joins Oculus Rift

Ex-Doom 4 developer in virtual reality.

John Carmack joins Oculus as chief technology officer

But he's still at id Software in some capacity.

Carmack says next generation is "anyone's game"

Praises Sony, doesn't like Kinect, appalled that people are targeting 30fps not 60, says digital future is inevitable.

Bethesda confirms work on a "new version" of Doom 4, plans for Rage 2 ditched

Sources reveal development trouble at id Software.

id Software: Doom 4 will be "done when it's done"

Doom 3 BFG Edition trailer is set in hell, but looks heavenly.

Bethesda still intends for Rage to be a big franchise

But remains quiet on Doom 4, Prey 2 and Wii U.

id Software responds to Doom 4 art leak

"When we officially show things, fans will be happy."

More Doom 4 art surfaces - report

Character models and game environments sighted.

Doom 4 concept art leaks - report

Bethesda again denies game has been cancelled.

QuakeCon 2012 dates announced

Will Doom 4 get its first public airing?

Bethesda suspends Doom 4 - rumour

Bethesda responds: it's "complete bo****ks".

Carmack: games "reduce aggression"

Doom creator sees shooters as "cathartic".

QuakeCon forums hacked

You know the drill.

Carmack keynote confirmed for QuakeCon

No mention of Doom 4 on game list.

Rage team to move onto Doom 4

Rage 2 likely "cross-generational".

Doom fans "will be happy" with Doom 4

Won't be a "re-skinned" Rage, id says.

id happy taking years to make games

18-month dev cycle not for Doom, Rage dev.

DOOM film reboot green-lit - report

To be smothered in 3D.

Carmack: id graphics next-gen ready

No need to "radically rework" architecture.

QuakeCon 2011 dates announced

Bethesda, id Software bonanza.

Doom 4 dev: 3D needs more time

id: "3D TVs are f***ing expensive."

Hollenshead: No Doom 4 at QuakeCon

But it will "absolutely blow you away".

New id game revealed tonight

Doom 4 not a million miles away.

Carmack receiving GDC Lifetime Award

Event praises "monumental influence".

More on Doom 4 at QuakeCon 2010

"You're gonna love it," reckons Hollenshead.

Hollenshead: Doom 4 "not a sequel"

And it's not a reboot either. Hrm.

Doom 4 may leverage Quake Live system

But it's primarily a single-player game.

FeatureJohn Carmack's QuakeCon Keynote

All the highlights. Voxelising is the future, you know.

Doom 4 "three times" Rage visual quality

At 30 frames-per-second, says Carmack.

Todd Hollenshead defends Doom III

People slating it "get no credibility".

DOOM 4 announced

id Software staffing up.