Tag: Doom Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
16

DOOM’s Nintendo Switch Port Will Have You Believing In The Dark Arts

Over the past week I’ve been playing 2016’s DOOM on the  Nintendo Switch and this game… just wow, what black magic did Bethesda use to make a game as visually striking and visceral work on  Nintendo’s hybrid tablet?  Players new to this iteration […]

Nov
10

DOOM Rips & Tears Its Way On To Nintendo Switch Today

Have you wanted to take id Software’s 2016 FPS masterpiece DOOM on the road with you? Now you can, complete with the game’s competitive multiplayer mode intact. Today’s release is part of Bethesda’s support of Nintendo’s unique hybrid console. Which includes not […]

Aug
02

An Extended Look At The Cancelled Doom 4

Last year’s Doom reboot was both a critical and commercial success that build upon the gruesome nature of the franchise’s past while introducing new mechanics like weapons with secondary modes and dismemberment. Before the “back to basics” reboot of “Doom” […]

Feb
02

Zenimax Buys Doom Co-Developer Escalation Studios

Zenimax, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Softworks, announced recently that they have acquired Dallas-based developers Escalation Studios. If you haven’t heard of the folks at Escalation Studios before I wouldn’t blame you but they have worked on a number […]

Dec
17

Hiring A Monetization Expert Won’t Save DOOM But It Could Improve Quake Champions

Id Software, developers of this year’s breakout shooter DOOM and the upcoming Quake Champions, are looking to bring aboard an expert on in-game monetization according to a recent job posting found online. While it is highly improbable that this will […]

Aug
09

DOOM Single Player Review: (Chain)Saw Me Up Inside

After following id Software’s DOOM revival for more than two years I finally got the chance to chew through the lengthy campaign for this reimagining of the 1990s FPS classic. While the reception of the game’s multiplayer component have been met […]

Aug
05

DOOM’s First Paid DLC – Unto The Evil – Arrives

Bethesda has released the first downloadable content for id Software’s DOOM on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. The $15 USD DLC pack is called “Unto The Evil” and it adds 3 new maps to the multiplayer, one new […]

Jul
11

DOOM Developers Rollout Vulkan Graphics Options, Boosts Performance On Older Hardware

ID Software has released a major patch for this past May’s DOOM which enables support for the Vulkan graphics API. To the casual observer, this may be unexciting news as games typically support a number of graphic options ranging from […]

Jun
09

Doom’s Multiplayer to get revamp

Most people (including Rae) who played the single player campaign of DOOM said “wow this is good” but then found the multiplayer to be lackluster, generic, and boring. Some of the complaints were legitimate and the internet was full of players […]

May
13

Early DOOM Campaign Impressions: “Absolutely Brutal”

I’ve been following id Software’s revival of the granddaddy of First Person Shooters, DOOM, since it was announced over two years ago. After the rather bland looking E3 campaign demos from last year, there was relative silence about the single […]

May
13

WHOA! The New DOOM Looks Incredible!

Over the past few weeks we’ve heard lots of complaints about the new DOOM, of course based on multiplayer. Fans have felt let down that it didn’t seem like DOOM. News got worse when it turned out review copies wouldn’t […]

May
05

DOOM Launch Trailer Asks Us To Fight Like Hell

We didn’t really have a good idea about what DOOM’s single player would be like, outside of the DOOM single player demos from last year’s E3. That all changed with the recent 2 hour live-stream hosted by Bethesda where we […]

Apr
25

The Many Boothes, Game Stations & Custom Stuff From PAX East

The Penny Arcade Expo floor is absolutely massive and it’d almost be impossible for one person to see every game, exhibit and custom piece of kit being shown off. Over the course of the last three days I’ve checked out […]

Apr
18

Doom open beta extended

If you aren’t our own Rae Michelle, you are probably enjoying the DOOM beta this weekend. Its blend of rockets, fast movement, cosmetics and unlocks seems to have made someone happy as its overlords, Bethesda softworks (yes the skyrim people) […]

Apr
12

Doom open beta to kick off this weekend

Doom’s closed beta was just a couple of weeks ago, but already developer Bethesda are opening up their new game to the masses. An open beta will begin later this week (April 15th) and its going to last two days. […]