Tag: Id Software
Rumour Buster No, The Original DOOM Doesn't Take Place In March 2022
"that date did not come from anyone at id"
At the start of this year, a rumour was apparently doing the rounds online that the original 1993 DOOM video game (released on the Super Nintendo in the same year) was set during March 2022. This "rumour" comes from the game's SNES manual. FPS specialist magazine E1M1 (via PCGamesN) previously confirmed...
News Limited Run Reveals Doomguy Helmet Collector's Bundle, Pre-Orders Open This Friday
Yes, you can wear it
If you love DOOM as much as we do, and have played the hell out of the original game on your Nintendo Switch, you might be interested in this new offering from Limited Run Games coming soon. It's a special "limited-edition" classic DOOM helmet collector's bundle. This includes a "full-size" helmet you can wear, a recreation of...
News DOOM Eternal Switch Release Still Happening, id Software Says It's "Very Close"
Hell, it's about time
DOOM Eternal was released in March on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC - so what's going on with the Switch release? In a recent interview with Digital Foundry's John Linneman during PAX x EGX, id Software's Marty Stratton provided gave Nintendo fans with a long-awaited update. Here's exactly what he had to say: "I wish I...
News id Software Reveals The First Campaign Expansion For DOOM Eternal
Update: Here's the full trailer from ONL
Update (Fri 28th Aug, 2020 07:05 BST): Earlier this month, as part of the QuakeCon 2020 celebrations, id Software shared a teaser of its upcoming DLC campaign for DOOM Eternal. It's now revealed a full trailer at Gamescom Opening Night Live. See the original post (below) for more details about the upcoming...
News id Software Will Share The Release Date Of DOOM Eternal For Switch "Pretty Soon"
Expect the full experience when it arrives
One blockbuster third-party title that's yet to land on the Switch is DOOM Eternal. This latest entry in the hellish demon-slaying series has been available on other consoles since the 20th March, so what's going on with the Nintendo port? id Software's executive producer Marty Statton previously mentioned...
News id Software's Marty Stratton "Stunned" By DOOM Eternal Switch Port, Thinks People Are Going To "Love It"
"masters of the platform, and they're proving it again"
As we all know, DOOM Eternal on the Switch will not be launched on 20th March alongside the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC version. The port specialist at Panic Button needs more time to refine it and id Software's Marty Statton has reassured DOOM fans waiting for the game to arrive on this...
News Panic Button Needs Time To Refine DOOM Eternal On Switch, id Software Says It Won't Be A "Huge" Delay
Hell, we're excited
As you might recall, last year DOOM Eternal got delayed. The reason behind it was to ensure id Software and Bethesda could deliver "the best experience" possible. The Switch version was, unfortunately, hit the hardest at the time, and the developer said it would announce a release date for this particular platform in the future...
News id Software Has "No Plans" For Rage 2 On The Nintendo Switch Right Now
Challenges with the technology
Last August, around the time of QuakeCon, id Software Studio Director Tim Willits said Rage 2 was being considered for the Switch. In February this year, Willits provided an update, explaining how id and Bethesda were "still investigating" a potential Switch rele
News Just To Make It Clear, id Software Has No Involvement With Doom: Annihilation
At the time of writing, the Doom: Annihilation movie trailer has had more than 350,000 views. So far, more than 8,800 viewers have disliked the 30-second clip, and just under 700 apparently like the look of Hell. Shortly after the trailer went live, a fan reached out to id Software and the official DOOM account on Twitter to see how the...
News id Software And Bethesda Still “Investigating” If Rage 2 Would Be Possible On Switch
Switching it up?
Last year, it was revealed DOOM Eternal – developed by id Software and published by Bethesda – would be released on the Switch in 2019. Not long after this, it was confirmed port specialist Panic Button would be handling the Nintendo release. In an interview around the same time with Variety, id Software studio director Tim...
News id Software "Still Uncertain" If Rage 2 Would Ever Work On Nintendo Switch
Bethesda's Pete Hines provides response
This year's QuakeCon revealed Bethesda and id Software would be bringing DOOM Eternal to the Nintendo Switch, with the help of port specialist Panic Button. As fantastic as the announcement was, unsurprisingly it left fans of id's work wanting more. Tim Willits, id Software studio director, then...
News id Software Evaluating If Rage 2 Would Be Possible On Switch
“We stream everything, and we’re just looking”
This year’s QuakeCon revealed DOOM Eternal - developed by id Software and published by Bethesda - would be coming to the Switch in the near future, with port specialist Panic Button officially handling the Nintendo version of the game. During an interview with
Video Check Out the Super Mario Bros. 3 Port That Never Was
What could've been...
For those of you that have been playing video games for several decades, you probably remember the glory days of id Software. Beginning its work on the PC, the studio is arguably responsible for the modern shooter genre, with games such as Quake, Wolfenstein, and Doom all being products to emerge from the studio. While shooters...
An exclusive to the console in what is a relatively small-scale franchise, Doom 64 has been unfavourably compared to Rare's masterpieces when it's a great FPS in its own right. An abundance of well-designed levels, monsters, secrets, and weaponry is wonderfully coupled by the haunting soundtrack and dark, atmospheric scenery. This is still a joy to...
Worth the "Stroggle"?
When it comes to first-person shooter games on the Nintendo 64, there’s one title which stands out above all the rest: GoldenEye 007. During the late 1990s, Rare’s Bond-themed masterpiece provided gamers with countless hours of single- and multiplayer fun, and because of this it is still fondly remembered by many to this...