A secret from 1994's Doom II, hidden for so long that its trigger was assumed to be a bug, has finally been discovered.
A group of Doom enthusiasts created a super impressive megawad, a pack of 32 maps, called Ancient Aliens, where players have to discover the truth about the origins of human civilization.
Completing this map could be a bit tricky, if not impossible.
Cacodemons, regular demons, imps, a Cyberdemon, Barons of Hell and a lonely Doomguy, all present. Artist ENulmer made some fantastic Doom props including almost all the classic monsters.
Whether it’s a classic adventure game, or a shooter that came out a few months, ago it doesn’t matter. Some developers and publishers just can’t resist putting themselves in their games, usually as a hidden easter egg, but sometimes they’re just right in front of us. YouTubers at OutsideXbox collected seven of these…
So Batman: Arkham Knight on PC is kinda... not great. Having waited in desperate anticipation for months, you’re probably feeling pent up—like you need to don bat pajamas and fall to your knees in the cold night, weeping. But wait, there are other options.
Made from found objects, old circuit boards and action figure parts, artist Jason Hite's miniature sculpture of Doom II's final level "The Icon of Sin" is just as incredible and iconic as the level itself.
A group of Doom II modders have reimagined id's classic shooter in a clever and often silly way: by drawing inspiration from the names of the game's original 32 maps.
It might be stretching the definition a little, but this Doom II mod is one of the most technically impressive things I've seen in a long time.
Digital artist Eric Ridgeway has added a few more pixels to the classic monsters from Doom and Doom II, making them all the more horrifying.
John Romero haunts game developer id Software. Yes, he co-founded the studio and thus more than earned his place in id history. But Romero only worked there between the years of 1991 and 1996.
It's double the dose of Xbox Live Arcade this week, as id Software's classic demonic shooter Doom II and mystical puzzle game Voodoo Dice do their thing for the Xbox 360 owner looking for something downloadable.
Doom fans looking to squeeze more life from Doom II, technologically resistant to joining us in the 21st century, can still see some of Rapture's underwater delights, thanks to this BioShock-inspired "demake" crafted for id Software's classic PC shooter.
Bethesda is gearing up for PAX 09 next week, packing up playable demos of upcoming titles and a healthy dose of Brink for the long cross-country trek to Seattle.
And for good measure, here's a shot of Doom II for Xbox Live Arcade as well, on display at this year's QuakeCon.