Gaming Reviews, News, Tips and More.
We may earn a commission from links on this page

New DOOM Includes Awesome Secret For Old School Fans

We may earn a commission from links on this page.

If you’re paying close attention to every level of the new DOOM, you might stumble upon something very cool. Spoilers ahead, obviously!

Again, if you don’t want to have this DOOM secret spoiled ahead of release, stop reading.


Bethesda Softworks and id Software have finally started showing off the singleplayer portion of next month’s DOOM, which looks fast ‘n bloody. (If you missed the lengthy reveal, there’s an archive on YouTube.)


The developers recently sat down with IGN and revealed a cool secret, too. In each stage, there’s a hidden lever. Once that level is pulled, a door opens somewhere in the stage. Find that door, step inside and....


Yep, you’ll be fighting through classic DOOM levels, complete with old art. Though the weapons and enemies are from the new game, the creatures have been placed in their original spawning spots. It’s a nice touch!

Some levels will even include the original music, too.

Watch the whole video here:

This has become pretty standard for these games in the Bethesda age, though. Rage included a bunch of old school rooms, as did Wolfenstein.

Though I’m still not sure what to make of the new DOOM, I’m pulling for it. Wolfenstein was a welcomed surprise, so maybe DOOM’s revival will be, too.