Neowin News Feed for: Doom Neowin News Feed for: Doom en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Xbox Game Pass gains 20 Bethesda games tomorrow <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced a massive wave of Xbox Game Pass games that will hit tomorrow March 12. The games are from eight Bethesda Softworks franchises, including The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Thu, 11 Mar 2021 18:42:23 +0000 Doom Eternal arrives to Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription on December 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda and Microsoft today confirmed that Doom Eternal is finally coming to the PC variant of the Xbox Game Pass subscription this week. The id shooter is already available on the console variant. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:44:02 +0000 Doom Eternal launch sales break franchise records, doubles Doom 2016 numbers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>id Software&#039;s Doom Eternal launch happened last week, and it had managed to break franchise sales records. The well-received shooter had witnessed double the sales of the 2016 reboot. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:42:01 +0000 Doom re-releases get 60FPS, add-ons and other features, also now out on PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Doom re-releases Bethesda brought out last year have gotten an update across all platforms heralding new features. The updated games have also now released on PC via the launcher. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:30:01 +0000 Don't worry, Halo Wars isn't leaving Xbox Game Pass <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier today, the Xbox Game Pass app for iOS was updated to list that Halo Wars: Definitive Edition and Doom were set to leave the service, but the team has since clarified that isn&#039;t the case. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:00:01 +0000 Doom re-releases updated to allow play without needing a Bethesda account <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda has pushed out a hotfix for its new Doom and Doom II re-releases that removes the login requirement. The update should now be rolling out to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch, Android and iOS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:28:01 +0000 Original Doom games re-release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch, Android, and iOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda announced at QuakeCon 2019 today that the original Doom games are getting a re-release on modern platforms, including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:30:01 +0000 If you were waiting for Doom Battle Royale, you won't be waiting anymore <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The granddaddy of the FPS genre is also getting on the Battle Royale train, as a mod for DOOM II brings support for 64-player Battle Royale. Its map is based on the first Doom episode. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:14:01 +0000 Doom (2016) and Rage arrive for the Xbox Game Pass <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two id Software first-person shooters have been made available for Xbox Game Pass members on the Xbox One family of consoles, them being the 2016 Doom reboot and the post-apocalyptic title Rage. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:31:09 +0000 Surprise! DOOM is coming back and this time, it will be 'Eternal' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda today revealed the latest entry to its visceral, demon-killing shooter at E3, DOOM Eternal. More details about the game will be revealed at QuakeCon, in August later this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Mon, 11 Jun 2018 02:30:01 +0000 Doom 2016's award-winning soundtrack available on vinyl and CD later this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The original game soundtrack of id Software&#039;s Doom reboot from 2016 is soon getting a physical release. The soundtrack will be available in four editions, including CD and vinyl formats. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:20:01 +0000 Doom to get Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro 4K enhancements tomorrow <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro console owners will get to experience Doom, the reboot from 2016, in 4K resolution beginning tomorrow thanks to a free game update by id Software.  <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:24:01 +0000 Doom update for Nintendo Switch adds motion aiming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Doom for the Nintendo Switch was a great idea. But now Bethesda and developer id Software have taken the game one step further with an update that adds motion aiming to the console-handheld hybrid. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:50:01 +0000 Discount shoots up as DOOM nabs its lowest price yet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>id Software&#039;s bloody shooter gets its lowest price point to date, with a rather sizable 68% discount. As is usually the case, the offer won&#039;t be around for too long. Valid until January 28, 4PM GMT. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 26 Jan 2018 21:16:01 +0000 DOOM gets its biggest price cut yet in latest bundle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In partnership with Bethesda, Fanatical has released it latest bundle which packages the Doom Classic Complete, Doom 3: BFG Edition and DOOM (2016). The latter gets a 66.6% discount, its biggest yet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:52:01 +0000 Doom heads for the Nintendo Switch on November 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Nintendo Switch version of Doom finally has a release date, with Bethesda announcing it to be November 10. The port will arrive with almost all the single-player and multiplayer features. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:04:01 +0000 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Doom heading to Nintendo Switch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two first person shooters are heading to the Nintendo Switch, with the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and last year&#039;s Doom being announced during the Nintendo Direct presentation.  <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:12:02 +0000 Quake Champions heading to Early Access on Steam alongside new content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today Bethesda announced that the closed beta for Quake Champions will conclude, pushing the game to Steam Early Access, giving gamers the chance to get in on the action ahead of the official launch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:54:01 +0000 Doom co-creator John Romero was the inspiration behind the game's iconic cover art <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After more than 20 years, Doom co-creator John Romero has revealed that he is the inspiration behind the iconic cover art that features a marine challenging a horde of demons, showing off a six pack. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 21 Jul 2017 03:36:01 +0000 Doom update 6.66 retires its season pass, all multiplayer DLC now free <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The upcoming Doom 6.66 update will bring about a host of changes for the game&#039;s multiplayer portion, including all previous DLC for free. A Doom free weekend begins July 20 for Xbox One and PC. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:06:01 +0000 This Weekend's PC Game Deals: Stay strong, the Summer Picnic Sale is still on <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Chances are that your wallet hasn&#039;t survived your adventures in the Steam Summer Sale wonderland - but in the event that it did, use our roundup of the best bargains to finish it off. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Sun, 03 Jul 2016 06:30:01 +0000 Steam's Summer Picnic Sale is live with tons of games discounted by up to 90% <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve is hosting yet another Steam summer sale with massive discounts of up to 90% on various games, DLCs and franchises, including Assassin&#039;s Creed, Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:32:01 +0000 This Weekend's PC Game Deals: Free DOOM with new Asus gaming motherboards and monitors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Those of you looking to get your gaming fix without blowing up your wallet have quite a lot to choose from - but we can make it easier for you with our roundup of the best deals available. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Sat, 11 Jun 2016 10:22:01 +0000 Pentagrams and "666" appear in DOOM's soundtrack in a spectrogram <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Images from DOOM&#039;s soundtrack in a spectrogram indicate that the game&#039;s music composer hid several interesting references to the devil, including pentagrams and the number sequence &quot;666&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 29 May 2016 11:04:01 +0000 DOOM, Overwatch and Halo 5 Warzone Firefight betas set to arrive for Xbox this week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you want to sample some of the most anticipated titles of this year, betas for the DOOM, Gears of War 4, Overwatch, Halo 5 Warzone Firefight and more will arrive on Xbox this week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:52:01 +0000 Bethesda offers new DOOM trailer and release date <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda has released the campaign trailer for its upcoming title, DOOM. The new trailer offers guts, gore and very intense closing scene. The title is slated with a release date in May. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:40:01 +0000 Doom gets a new level by co-creator John Romero, 22 years after original release <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve been hankering for a new Doom level, you&#039;re in luck, as co-creator of the original title John Romero, has released a new level for free for the 22 year old title. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 18 Jan 2016 04:24:01 +0000 Latest DOOM installment to hit PS4, Xbox One and PC in Spring 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bethesda has announced that the upcoming DOOM game will hit PC, Xbox One and PS4 in Spring 2016. The demo promises fast-paced arena styled combat, DOOM SnapMap and a multiplayer mode. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:14:01 +0000 Bethesda is resurrecting DOOM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s been a decade since the release of an original Doom title and it looks like Bethesda is planning to resurrect the franchise with a new release expected to hit E3 2015. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 19 May 2015 04:46:01 +0000 Meet InstaDoom: DOOM mashed up with Instagram, complete with selfie sticks and filters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>What was the original DOOM game missing? Well it was missing selfie sticks and Instagram filters, of course&#33; Now they&#039;ve been combined in this epic mod for the original DOOM game. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:48:01 +0000 DOOM lives! Wolfenstein: The New Order pre-order includes access to DOOM beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/639887401Clipboard01sddsfw323243243.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bethesda Softworks has officially announced that pre-orders for the upcoming FPS Wolfenstein: The New Order will include access to the next game in id Software&#039;s DOOM series. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:14:45 +0000 Interview: Former id Software programmer Dave Taylor chats on Doom's 20th anniversary <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/62740542DOOM.png" alt="" /></div>Neowin chats with former id Software programmer Dave Taylor on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the shareware release of the first person shooter classic Doom. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:20:48 +0000 John Carmack joins Oculus VR as new CTO; not leaving id Software [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/653410298id_software.png" alt="" /></div>In a surprise announcement, id Software co-founder and lead programmer John Carmack has announced he has joined Oculus VR, the makers of the Oculus Rift, as its CTO, but will remain at id. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:04:00 +0000 QuakeCon 2013 confirmed for August 1-4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1936580246Unknown.png" alt="" /></div>It was announced today that QuakeCon 2013, the annual gathering of gamers to celebrate id Software&#039;s family of games, will be held on August 1-4 in Dallas, Texas. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:14:27 +0000 Doom creator thinks tablets will kill consoles <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>John Romero, the man behind classics like Doom and Quake, and really the modern shooter genre, thinks that consoles will soon go the way of the dodo, brought down by tablets and the post-PC revolution <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Tue, 29 May 2012 06:23:56 +0000 Germany lifts sales ban on Doom and Doom II <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>Germany&#039;s government has finally allowed id Software&#039;s first person shooters Doom and Doom II to be sold to teenagers, 17 years after it restricted sales to just adults. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 01 Sep 2011 23:55:09 +0000 Doom gets ported to a calculator <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/62740542DOOM.png" alt="" /></div>Doom, one of the classic first person shooters, has been ported to a calculator. While many may remember playing drugwars on their TI-83+, kids today can now play Doom on their TI-Nspire calculator. The port... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 02 Mar 2011 02:29:41 +0000 id Software aquired by Bethesda parent company, ZeniMax <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/653410298id_software.png" alt="" /></div>In an unexpected turn of events, one that is common in the gaming industry, it was released that id Software has been bought up by ZeniMax, parent company to the popular developer Bethesda. It has... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 25 Jun 2009 20:51:47 +0000 id's plans for E3 and details on Doom 4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/653410298id_software.png" alt="" /></div>Todd Hollenshead, co-owner and CEO of ID Software, has told GameSpot in a recent interview they have a lot of new stuff to show at E3 this year. &quot;I expect that we'll have some new... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew) Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:03:30 +0000 Next Doom Game Announced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/idsoftware.gif" alt="" /></div>Kicking off the festivities at QuakeCon, id CEO Todd Hollenshead took the stage during the keynote presentation and promised he would be showing off either Rage or the previously unannounced Doom 4. So which did... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Fri, 01 Aug 2008 10:24:43 +0000