John Romero s about to make you a gift

Posted by: [email protected] (Alice O'Connor) on rps December 10, 2018


Celebrating the 25th birthday of Doom‘s shareware episode today, Id Software co-founder and level design wizard John Romero has announced he’s making a whole new episode for the seminal first-person shooter. Sigil is its name, and launching free in February 2019 is its game. Romero calls Sigil “the spiritual successor to the fourth episode of Doom,” the one added in the Ultimate Doom expansion, saying it “picks up where the original left off.” While Sigil will be free, it is getting paid physical releases too, with the fanciest including “a pewter statue of John Romero’s head on a spike.”


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Doom 2 is more than just Doom these days. Some modern levels for the 90s classic FPS feature thousands of enemies, fiendish traps and difficulty beyond anything Id Software dreamt of. Eviternity, released yesterday, runs the gamut. It’s a 32-level campaign split up into six episodes each with a fresh look and some new monsters. You’ll start out in gloomy gothic tunnels, plinking away at zombies with a pistol. By the end, you’ll be screaming through the vast halls of heaven itself, cutting through ungodly-huge swarms of demons with BFG in hand. It’s rather brill.

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