John Romero

17 05, 2019

Why I Love: DOOM (PlayStation)

By |2019-05-17T14:39:00+01:00May 17th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Why I Love: DOOM (PlayStation)

Porting a game to a different console was not an easy task in the olden days. Cutbacks and sacrifices often had to be made in order to get it running. DOOM is a perfect example. Now it’s unlikely that anyone needs a copy-and-pasted diatribe about how DOOM revolutionized gaming for the better, or how fantastic [...]

3 04, 2019

DOOM & The D!ZONE Series – Biggest Video Game Scam Ever?

By |2019-04-03T16:03:00+01:00April 3rd, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on DOOM & The D!ZONE Series – Biggest Video Game Scam Ever?

First-person shooters owe a lot to DOOM, but you probably don’t need another lecture on how it revolutionized gaming, entertained millions of players around the world, and is still being modded to oblivion after well over two decades. When its level editor was distributed to fans in 1994, one company decided to cash in on [...]

17 10, 2018

Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

By |2018-10-18T08:33:21+01:00October 17th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

Before DOOM shook up the gaming world in 1993, id Software stunned players with its World War II-shooter Wolfenstein 3D. For the time, this was a technological breakthrough – smooth-running gameplay, ultra-violent combat, and mazes filled with mysterious secret areas. This 1991 first-person shooter popularized its genre for decades to come. After the release of [...]

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