In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the first DOOM, Bethesda Game Studios has re-released DOOM, DOOM II, and DOOM 3 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. The first two DOOM games have also been re-released on Android, and iOS.
“Whether you’re breaking in the [DOOM Guy’s] boots for the first time or a longtime veteran looking for a nostalgia overload, there’s no better time to experience DOOM’s legacy and prepare for the next generation of pure demon-slaying action when DOOM Eternal launches November 22,” Bethesda notes in a brief announcement about the re-releases.
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(As a long-time DOOM fan, I also don’t appreciate the history rewriting in which “the DOOM Guy” has been retroactively renamed to “the Marine.” It’s about as offensive as claiming that the most recent DOOM game is in any way a fitting modernization to this beloved classic.)
The good news? DOOM and DOOM II are just $5 apiece and DOOM 3 is $10, regardless of platform. Here are the most relevant links:
<p>You do t really sound like a “long-time Doom fan” you sound like a lapsed Doom fan who has long-since decided classic Doom-style gameplay isn’t for you.</p><p><br></p><p>Critical consensus on the remake didn’t line up with your review and even your link-away summary here doesn’t really capture the essence of your complaints which seem to be that it lines up EXACTLY with the original game but hasn’t aged well.</p>
<blockquote><em><a href="#445534">In reply to jimchamplin:</a></em></blockquote><p><br></p><p>Mixed metaphors aside, I’m not sure why you’re asking me about buggy games as it has nothing at all to do with my comment?</p>