Doom II News
Removing DOOM's gloom
Update (26th Sep, 17:15 BST): The promised updates for DOOM and DOOM II are now available. As you can see in the announcement below, the patch should improve audio, lighting and general performance. Original Article (2nd Sep, 17:00 BST): As you may recall, July ended with an excitable bang as the original DOOM,
A "more permanent fix" is on the way
Around the time of this year's QuakeCon, Bethesda announced DOOM, DOOM II and DOOM 3 would all be made available on the Switch eShop. Unfortunately, it all went to hell, when players discovered the original two games required a Bethesda.net login to play. Bethesda quickly responded to the uproar
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Here we are at the end of yet another week. The last few days brought us the inclusion of Dragon Quest's Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the final major update for Splatoon 2, and a gas canister that has its very own pro
Pandemic, DOOM and Animal Fight Club!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch: Omega Labyrinth Life (D3 Publisher, Today,...
The good and the bad
Last week, DOOM, DOOM II and DOOM 3 were released on the Switch to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the hellish series. Unfortunately, the surprise was somewhat soured when users discovered the first two games required players to login before they could actually play these classic games. Not long after this, Bethesda said it...
"We will update everyone when a fix is ready"
Yesterday, we got an unpleasant surprise when we discovered DOOM and DOOM II on the Nintendo Switch required players to login to a Bethesda account to play. In fact, you couldn't even enter the game if you didn't sign in. This just didn't seem right for two classic games originally released in the early...
Update: A fix is on the way
Update 28/07: Bethesda has addressed the login complaints via social media. It should be optional and a fix is on the way: The BethesdaNet login requirement was included for the Slayers Club, to reward members for playing the classic DOOM games. The login should be optional, and we are working on changing the...
Confirmed at QuakeCon 2019
Update (26th July, 17:20 BST): The games have now officially been announced at QuakeCon 2019 and confirmed to be releasing today on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One. To the eShop! Update (26th July, 15:40 BST): And suddenly, links to all three of these DOOM pages have been removed from Nintendo UK's website. Did...