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by Matthew Squaire 0
  • xbox 360
  • couch
  • online
Now Running Smooth As Hell

DOOM and DOOM 2 Re-Releases Received Quality Of Life Updates

If you’ve been waiting for an update to your favorite Hell-ravaging shooter from the 1990’s, now is your time! Whether you prefer 1993 original DOOM or its 1994 sequel, DOOM II, both games have been re-released on modern consoles and received a new quality-of-life update that brings the framerate up to a smooth, modern 60 frames per second (FPS). Along with this aesthetic change, the update has brought the ability to quick save your progress and play community-created content and add-ons. This content is available now wherever you own the DOOM and DOOM II re-releases.

by John Bardinelli 0
  • couch
  • online
Two decades in the making. Kind of.

John Romero Releases New DOOM Map

He's had a long and impressive career in game development, but John Romero's name will always be associated with a cluster of old school titles centering around DOOM, Wolfenstein 3D, and Quake. Ok, and Daikatana, but we're all trying to forget about that one. Now, some 21 years after his last design, Romero has released a new map for DOOM And you know what? It's pretty darn good.

by Nick Puleo 0
  • online
Even more violence

Brutal DOOM Mod "Modernizes" the Classic Game

The new DOOM was revealed last week at QuakeCON, with an event attendee only demonstration that showcased the new game. While we can't see what was shown, PC Gamer has some impressions of what was on display - and it sounds like the game is returning to the roots of arcade, over the top gore filled gameplay. But despite the fourth DOOM game coming, people are still playing and modding the original; which is still one of the greatest co-op games ever made.

by Nick Puleo 2
  • pc
It's like a pro-sports free agent signing

Legendary DOOM Programmer and id Co-Founder Joins Oculus Rift

John Carmack is a monster name in the gaming industry. He's a pioneer, a legend. John co-founded id software and help create such games as Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, QUAKE and many others. He's been a driving force in gaming for over 25 years, specifically in the area of 3D. So perhaps it shouldn't surprise us that he's leaving id Software to help with what foks are saying is the future of 3D gaming - the Oculus Rift.

by D.J. Waaland 8
  • PlayStation Network
  • Xbox Live Arcade
More classic beat em' up goodness

Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom and Shadow Over Mystara Coming to PSN and XBLA

One of the surprises from Capcom at PAX East will actually be an arcade port of two beloved beat em' up classics. Capcom will be porting both Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara and Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom to both the Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360 via the PSN and XBLA, respectively.

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