Doom
Genre Action -> FPS
Today's Rank 29972
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Date N/A
Publisher Midway
UK
Date 2000-10-13
Publisher Atari
North America Retail Box ArtNo question about it: Doom is one of the greatest games of all time. The blend of a simple, yet compelling mission, breakthrough 3-D interface, brilliant level and weapon design, and the effective use of fear made Doom an instant classic and launched a revolution in computer games. Born on the PC, this game has been ported to almost everything imaginable, and the PlayStation port is one of the best. You play the part of a space marine who was stationed on a research station on the Martian moon, Phobos. Something went very wrong when the researchers opened an extradimensional portal. Now you're trapped far from home, grabbing guns and ammo to blast the demons. A one-man crusade, you shoot everything that moves--and, likewise, everything that moves tries to return the favor. This was the game that launched the multiplayer craze on the PC, and the PlayStation version does its best to live up to Doom's reputation as the ultimate multiplayer deathmatch game. If you have two players, two PlayStations, and a link cable, you can enjoy some mad two-player mayhem. A few words of caution: remember that Doom was the first wildly successful first-person shooter, and while its graphics were astounding for its era, it hasn't aged well. If you want the latest and greatest graphics, you'll be disappointed, but if you're into quality gaming and appreciate history, you'll still get a huge blast out of Doom. --John Cocking Pros: Lots of mayhem Terror mounts as your ammo count drops Cons: Older graphics Nothin' but violence Sluggish when compared to the PC version

Features:
- The legendary action shooter now available for PlayStation
- Embark on a harrowing mission to rid a Martian Moon Base of hordes of demonic creatures
- Navigate through 24 maze-like levels, scouring the corridors for secret areas and combat aids
- Take on hell-spawned demons with an explosive arsenal of chainguns, plasma rifles and rocket launchers
- For 1 player
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