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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 >>

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First Person Shooters Have Come a Bloody Long Way Since 1992

Since the dawn of the humble FPS, I've played pretty much nothing else. Wolfenstein 3D kicked it all off, but Doom really cemented it in the public consciousness. From there we had Quake, Half-Life, and a myriad of other shooters, each getting better and better. It's amazing to see just how far we've come, all in one video. Can you spot them all? Read More >>

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Crazy Guy Remasters 320x240 Doom Screenshot Into a 9,600x7,211-Pixel Photoshop Image

This. Is. MADNESS. Watch Deviant Art user Elemental79 converting a 320 x 240 pixel screenshot from Doom — the legendary 1993 game that made first person shooters popular — into a stunning 9,600 x 7,211 image complete with textures, lighting and 3D effects using Photoshop. It's absolutely nuts. Read More >>

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Doom 4 Shows Up in the Steam Database; Is It Almost Here?

It seems like we've been waiting forever for Doom 4 to finally arrive. Yeah, we've been thrown a bone recently, in the form of Doom 3 BFG Edition, and we know id's cranking it out as quickly as possible. But does it turning up in the Steam database basically mean it's done and almost ready for release? Read More >>

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Soon You'll Be Able to Play Doom 3 On Your Android Phone

Id's put its mobile projects on hold while it finishes up Doom 4, but that hasn't stopped one enterprising team of developers porting over the previous instalment, Doom 3, to Android. Your entry to Hell just went mobile. Read More >>

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This Is What Id's Adding to Doom 3 and It Looks Pretty Damn Frightening

We heard id was giving Doom 3 a massive facelift with its BFG Edition, combining every Doom game there's been into one uber collection for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, but there's more. There'll be eight new levels, collectively called "The Lost Mission," and this is what they'll look like. Read More >>

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Doom 3's Crazy-Scary BFG Edition Reboot Will Arrive In October

The whole Doom franchise is getting a serious kick in the pants with a thoroughly re-mastered BFG Edition blasting onto the PS3, Xbox and PC come October 19th in the UK. Read More >>

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Stay Out of the Water -- There's a Seagull-Eating Octopus On the Loose

Blimey, I knew the sea was full of deadly things we just can't see, but I never thought an octopus would attack anything on the surface of the water, let alone a pecking bird. The unsuspecting seagull was ambushed from below, then dragged down into the deep to drown. The whole thing took just under a minute before the bird was octopus-food. Read More >>

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Duke Nukem 3D for Android: Prepare Yourself for Total Mobile Meltdown

We knew this day would come. Duke Nukem Forever might have been a bona-fide turkey on the next-gen consoles, but the source material still has its fans. Rebirthing the original classic on the Android platform, Duke Nukem 3D is proof positive that you can't keep a good ol' boy down. Read More >>

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