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After more than a decade of debunking myths in reality, the Mythbusters are taking aim at the virtual world, specifically id Software's seminal first-person shooter Doom. The January 31 episode of the hit Discovery Channel series will feature Jamie and Adam examining the game alongside id Softw...

January 28th 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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In his keynote speech at QuakeCon this week, id Software's John Carmack revealed that the company is "extremely unlikely" to pursue software development for the Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo Wii U, and the PlayStation Vita platforms, citing issues with publisher acceptance and adoption rates. "I alwa...

August 2nd 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Oculus Rift development kits purchased through Kickstarter were originally to be bundled with a Rift-enabled Doom 3: BFG, and Oculus and id Software have been working together closely. We've learned today that Doom 3 will not be ready at shipping time."Unfortunately, we've been informed that DOOM 3...

March 18th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Doom 3 in non-BFG form has returned to Steam. RockPaperShotgun took note of the re-addition, which is the version you'll want if you're into mods for the shooter.The original game was yanked from Steam last month for the sake of the recently released BFG Edition, but it's now possible to buy Doom 3...

November 12th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Doom 3: BFG Edition today comes to the US on PC, PS3, and 360. It includes a remastered version of Doom 3 complete with 3D and head-mounted display support, the new Lost Mission expansion, the old Resurrection of Evil expansion, Doom 1, Doom 2, and a John Romero head-on-a-stick action figure*.

October 16th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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"When people have sort of hacked together first-person demos with head mounts before, they usually have to wind up pretending they're a mouse, which gives you this very limited interface," master of the Doom franchise John Carmack told me in a meeting during QuakeCon 2012. "It's like using it as a...

August 7th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Doom 4 will be compatible with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset (the one that was over-funded via Kickstarter in less than 24 hours last week), just like its baby brother, Doom 3 BFG Edition. id Software has been involved with Oculus Rift for some time, showing off Doom 3 BFG running on Rift...

August 5th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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It has been a long time since I last visited the imperiled Mars research facility featured in id Software's 2004 shooter, Doom 3, but playing the upcoming HD revamp, Doom 3 BFG Edition, I felt like I hardly ever left.While not as highly regarded as its predecessors, Doom 3 was an enjoyable (and, at...

August 4th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 3 runs Doom, thanks to technology developed 18 years after the game's debut on PC. A stripped down version of id Tech 5 was used to port both Doom and Doom 2 to Sony's current-gen console for the upcoming Doom 3 BFG Edition.Speaking with Joystiq contributor Britton Peele at QuakeCon...

August 4th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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QuakeCon kicked off today with a batch of screens and a new video for Doom 3 BFG Edition, showing off The Lost Mission, a pack of new content exclusive to BFG's remastered homicidal action. As you can see in the above video and screens below, the new Doom 3 can be just as jump-worthy as the origin...

August 2nd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments