News DOOM Composer Mick Gordon Lends Talents To Upcoming Xbox Game Pass Title 'Atomic Heart'
After years and years of development over at Mundfish studio, Atomic Heart still has a few secrets tucked away even if we've seen a lot of this game over the years. One of those secrets is that legendary DOOM composer Mick Gordon features on the game's soundtrack - get ready to struggle staying seated while playing this game! Gordon...
News Bethesda Fires Back At Legendary DOOM Composer Mick Gordon, Rejects Accusations
"We stand ready with full and complete documented evidence"
Last week, DOOM Eternal composer Mick Gordon released a statement (via Medium) accusing the game's executive producer Marty Stratton of lying about the circumstances surrounding the game's soundtrack, and using "disinformation and innuendo" to blame him for its failure. The game's...
News id Software Advertising For Combat Designer With DOOM Knowledge
Building for the future
You might remember that back in November, various job listings on the id Software website hinted that the developer was working on a "long-running iconic action FPS", which many of us believed would either be DOOM or Quake. Now, another new listing has hinted towards this even further, as id Software is l
News id Software Is Hiring For A 'Long-Running Iconic Action FPS' Game
What could it be?
id Software appears to be ramping up development for a new project, which is said to be a "long-running iconic action FPS". A variety of job listings at Id Software's Texas studio have numerous openings available, many of which claim a "long-running iconic action FPS" is in development. The Skybox Artist job listing also adds that...
News Bethesda & id Software Congratulate Nintendo On Metroid Dread's Release With DOOM Artwork
Doom Slayer's outfit has also been added to Smash
Earlier this week in the world of Nintendo, Doom Slayer was announced as a Mii Fighter Costume for the all-star brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Now, just days later, id Software and Bethesda have congratulated Nintendo and MercurySteam on the latest Switch exclusive, Metroid Dread. To celebrate,...
News Xbox Joins In On #ThankYouSakurai Smash Bros. Ultimate Celebrations
"It's an honor for us and our friends"
Although many Xbox fans were hoping to see Halo's Master Chief added to the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the final fighter, it turned out to be Sora from the Kingdom Hearts series in the end. Microsoft fans didn't walk away empty-handed, though - with id Software's Doom Slayer entering the battle as...
Pick One Which Is Your Favourite DOOM Game On Xbox?
Remember, you can only pick one!
It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate DOOM Eternal's free next-gen upgrade for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, we thought we'd take a look back at the history of the series on Xbox! There have been ports of the classic 90s versions over the years, of course, so we've included those below,...
News DOOM Eternal Is Getting A Totally New Single-Player Horde Mode
"We have decided to redirect our focus"
Last week saw the release of DOOM Eternal for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S as a free upgrade, and now developer id Software has taken to Twitter to share an update on what's next for the game over the coming months. The big news is that the team will be abandoning plans for an "Invasion Mode" update due to...
Random We're Loving This Official DOOM & Star Wars Crossover Art
This is the slay
Happy Star Wars Day, and May the 4th be with you! Today is the day to celebrate all things Star Wars, and even Bethesda has been getting in on the fun with this amazing official DOOM / Star Wars crossover art! The company posted this over on its Twitter account earlier today, and it quickly racked up thousands of likes on the...
Random Xbox Actually 'Commissioned' This Insane Halo & DOOM Crossover Portrait
It's great to see the family come together
In one of the weirdest stories we've ever had to report (and we've reported on some weird ones!), Xbox has "commissioned" a variety of Bethesda themed portraits in honor of the company joining the first-party family. Throughout the month, more images are said to be coming, but the first is a riff of Halo...
News Xbox And Bethesda Mobile Developer Alpha Dog Working On New DOOM Game
"Run and gun through hundreds of exciting levels"
When Microsoft acquired Bethesda's parent company ZeniMax Media, it got the rights to a bunch of studios. One of them was Alpha Dog - a Canadian mobile developer, known for creating "top-tier" 3D games for portable devices. So what's the sudden interest in Alpha Dog, you ask? It's become the hot...
News DOOM Eternal - The Ancient Gods, Part Two Has Been Rated
2020 saw the release of id Software's latest game, DOOM Eternal. It was followed up by The Ancient Gods: Part One. While we've not heard anything about the Part Two DLC just yet, last week on 12th February, it was rated by the Australian Classification Board. This might be a sign that an official announcement is on the horizon...
News id Software Teases First Expansion For DOOM Eternal - The Ancient Gods, Part One
The fight's not over yet
This year's QuakeCon is now officially underway! In the opening broadcast, id Software's Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin teased the first single-player expansion for DOOM Eternal - The Ancient Gods, Part One. Here are the full details about it from the Bethesda website: Your victory over the hordes of Hell spared Earth from...
News id Software Details 'Eroded Trust' Issues With DOOM Eternal Composer
Won't be working together on DLC
A few weeks ago, some DOOM Eternal fans noticed that the game's official soundtrack didn't sound quite right, with one Twitter user noting that it lacked dynamic range due to heavy compression. In response, beloved DOOM composer Mick Gordon explained that he didn't mix the tracks in question and "wouldn't have done...
News DOOM Eternal Sold 3x More Digital Copies Than DOOM (2016) At Launch
Nielsen company SuperData has published its worldwide digital games market report for March 2020, revealing that DOOM Eternal sold three million digital copies throughout its launch month. In comparison, DOOM (2016) sold just 957k digital copies during its launch back in May 2016. It's great news for the franchise, with SuperData...
News DOOM 64 Is The First Game To Run Above Native 1080p On Xbox One S
Classic Nintendo 64 game DOOM 64 was recently released on Xbox One to celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary, and in an analysis by Eurogamer's Digital Foundry, it was mentioned that the game runs at a native 1440p on Xbox One S, making it the first game to achieve the feat. According to Digital Foundry, the company behind the...
News DOOM 3 Was Released On The Original Xbox 15 Years Ago, Do You Remember Playing It?
We've got some horrific memories
Just a few weeks after the launch of DOOM Eternal on Xbox One and multiple other platforms, the third entry in id Software's hellish series is now celebrating 15 years since its release on the original Xbox hardware. To be more precise, this game first graced Microsoft's home console on 3rd April 2005. Whether you...
Random Creative YouTuber Makes DOOM Eternal Out Of Clay
If you've never heard of Lee Hardcastle, he's a very popular indie filmmaker who makes "claymation that's not for children." And last week, ahead of the release of DOOM Eternal on Friday, he took to YouTube to unveil his latest gory creation based on Bethesda's new game. You can see the video for yourself above, which is currently...
Review DOOM Eternal - One Of The Best First-Person Shooters Ever Made
DOOM! Shake the room
We've just blasted and beaten our way into a remote cultist facility deep in the Artic Tundra, hot on the heels of the hell priest Deag Ranak. As we enter this towering death complex its tannoy speakers squeal to life – "The slayer has arrived. All mortally-challenged personnel please be advised." Ahead of us lies a bloody...
News Bethesda Explains Why DOOM Eternal Doesn't Have A Deathmatch Mode
Pete Hines reveals all
We're now just one day away from the official release of DOOM Eternal (well, it's already out in some places), and it's safe to say we're pretty hyped. The game has been getting fantastic reviews so far, but in a recent interview with
Video DOOM Eternal Features A Heavy Metal Choir
Mick Gordon does it again
Remember how amazing the soundtrack for DOOM (2016) was? Well, it seems like composer Mick Gordon has outdone himself once more for the upcoming release of DOOM Eternal, with a new behind-the-scenes video showcasing the team using a heavy metal choir for the soundtrack. The video above includes a four-minute long look at...
Hurt me plenty
Making a game that's due to be a part of one of gaming's most cherished franchises must be an absolute nightmare for developers. Remastering something that came out a few years ago so that it has shinier graphics and tweaks but still retains the feel of the original must be difficult enough, but to take a game that's so well thought...