An AI Created New Doom Levels That Are as Fun as the Game’s Original Ones

The technical skills of programmer John Carmack helped create the 3D world of Doom, the first-person shooter that took over the world 25 years ago. But it was level designers like John Romero and American McGee that made the game fun to play. Level designers that, today, might find their jobs threatened by the ever-growing capabilities of artificial intelligence. Read More >>

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Modding a Porsche 911 to Play Doom Is Absurdly Dangerous

By now, it seems safe to say that Doom can be played on any device a person wants. It’s been adapted for printers, ATM machines, calculators, the Apple Touch Bar and many others. But none of those devices have 370 horsepower to send you careening down a road, honking like a maniac while you blow demons back to hell. Read More >>

You Can Play Now Doom on Your Keyboard

Forget processor speed, storage, memory, screen resolution, and even apps. The real test of a gadget’s worth is whether or not it can run Doom, which means that the Optimus Maximus keyboard, with it’s re-programmable LCD keys, is finally worth dropping £1,200+ on. Read More >>

MacBook Pro Touchbar Proves Worth With Doom Emulation

A Canadian hacker has had a great idea for what to do with the MacBook Pro's new touchbar -- getting Doom running on it. The aspect ratio isn't ideal but at least the sound is right and it's very recognisably Doom. Read More >>

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Learn to Build a Crayfish Trap With Sticks and Reeds Before We’re All Dead

Climate change. AI takeover. Coffee wars instigated by millennial coffee addicts. The threats to humanity’s future are many and our defences, sadly, are few. You can try to flee to another planet before it all pops off, but unless you’re a literal billionaire, it’s probably better to think small. Like really small. I’m talking about fucking crayfish. Read More >>

The Fan-Made Sonic Game That Won’t Die

When Doom was released in 1993 it was an undeniable boon to the game modding community, and among the many fan projects built on its bones was Sonic Robo Blast 2. Read More >>

Virtual Reality Fallout 4 Coming to HTC Vive Next Year (and Doom Too?)

If in doubt, virtual reality-ify it. Bethesda has opened the floodgates to countless potential VR re-releases by revealing that a VR version of the magnificent Fallout 4 will be coming to the HTC Vive next year. Read More >>

The Doom Soundtrack’s Spectogram is Packed With Satanic Visuals

Cool but creepy Easter Egg alert, people. Turn your volume up and the lights down, grab your nearest crucifix and hit the play button. Read More >>

If Only Mary Whitehouse Could Have Played Doom…

...It would have perhaps scared her moral crusade into submission – playing the latest Doom is like taking a shower at a demonic abattoir. Had the media standards campaigner Mary Whitehouse lived long enough to have seen video games enter the near-photoreal generation we now all enjoy, you can bet your life she’d have had something to say about Doom. It is quite possibly the most blood-thirsty game I’ve ever played, and (for the most part) I’m loving it. Read More >>

The First Few Minutes Of The New DOOM

I just installed Doom on my PC. So let’s take a look at the first few minutes of id’s new/old shooter. Read More >>

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A Glorious Madman’s Created a Raspberry Pi Zero Chainsaw That Runs Doom

Web designer and gore-lover George Merlocco has built the Painsaw, a machine that wouldn’t look out of place in the most chilling of mod-themed horror movies. Funnily enough, it’s made primarily from three items you could to find in a child’s bedroom: a Raspberry Pi Zero, an Echo Junior Chainsaw toy and, of course, Doom. Read More >>

“We Heard You Like Doom, So We Put a Doom Inside Your Doom”

The enduring quest to make classic shooter Doom run on anything comes full circle, with the original Doom now playable in...the original Doom. Read More >>

Doom Mod Swaps Guns for Selfie Sticks

With publisher Bethesda announcing it is holding its first ever E3 gaming conference this summer, chances are we're going to see a brand new, rebooted Doom for the newest consoles. Read More >>

This ATM That Plays Doom Would Make Trips to the Bank So Much Better

Imagine walking up to the ATMs at your local bank and being able to do more than just cash checks and make withdrawals. What if you could also play Doom? It's a bizarre alternate universe this pair of Australian hackers is exploring, and it's kind of awesome. Read More >>

NASA-Backed Study Says Humanity is Pretty Much Screwed

Hope you've enjoyed civilised life, folks. Because a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center says the world's industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources. There goes the weekend...and everything after it. Read More >>