Press articles about Doom

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This page lists articles in the press, devoted primarily to the Doom games.

Previews[edit]

Article Subject Language Notes Link
Computer Gaming World, July 1993, pp. 104-105 Doom English [1]
Gambler, December 1993, p. 61 Doom Polish [2]
Compute, August 1994, p. 84 Doom II English [3]
Secret Service, 9/1994, p. 54 Doom II Polish [4]
Next Generation, May 1995, pp. 40-41 Doom 64 English [5]

Reviews[edit]

Article Subject Language Notes Link
The Age, December 23, 1993 Doom English Excerpt
Top Secret, 1/1994, p. 39 Doom Polish Score: 10/10 [6]
San Jose Mercury News, January 2, 1994 Doom English Excerpt
The Guardian, January 13, 1994 Doom English Excerpt
PC Player, 2/1994, pp. 36-38 Doom German Score: 85/100 [7]
PC Joker, 2/1994, p. 75 Doom German Score: 79% [8]
Secret Service, 2/1994, p. 36 Doom Polish Score: 100% [9]
Joystick, February 1994, p. 86 Doom French Score: 96%, Megastar [10]
Gambler, February 1994, p. 72 Doom Polish Score: 95% [11]
Computer Gaming World, March 1994, pp. 38-39 Doom English [12]
Power Play, 3/1994, pp. 28-29 Doom German Score: 87% [13]
Play Time, 3/1994, pp. 110-111 Doom German Score: 90/100 [14]
ASM (Aktuelle Software Markt), 3/1994 Doom German Score: 11/12 [15]
Compute, April 1994, p. 82 Doom English [16]
Edge, April 1994, pp. 60-63 Doom English Score: 7/10
Source of the infamous "if only you could talk to the monsters" remark.
[17]
Electronic Entertainment, April 1994, p. 94 Doom English Score: 10/10 [18]
The Advocate, June 17, 1994 Doom English Excerpt
Secret Service, 10/1994, p. 68 Doom II Polish Score: 100%. English translation available. [19]
Joystick, October 1994, p. 76 Doom II French Score: Technical 95%, Interest 20% (Doom owners)/85% (newcomers) [20]
Gambler, October 1994, p. 72 Doom II Polish Score: 95% [21]
Computer Gaming World, November 1994, pp. 98-102 Doom II English Score: 4.5/5 [22]
Games Master, November 1994, pp. 80-81 Doom II English Score: 96/100 [23]
PC Player, 11/1994, pp. 82-83 Doom II German Score: 83/100 [24]
Power Play, 11/1994, pp. 38-40 Doom II German Score: 82% [25]
PC Gamer, December 1994, pp. 134-135 Doom II English Score: 90% Archived copy at Doomworld/idgames]
Mega Fun, 1/1995, p. 112 Atari Jaguar Doom German Score: 91% [26]
Mega Fun, 1/1995, p. 31 Sega 32X Doom German Score: 87% [27]
Joystick, March 1995, p. 90 Heretic French Score: Technical 92%, Interest 91%, Megastar [28]
Joystick, September 1995, p. 100 Doom II (Macintosh) French Score: Technical 90%, Interest 87% [29]
Joystick, November 1995, p. 62 Hexen French Score: Technical 80%, Interest 90%, Megastar [30]
Gambler, November 1995, p. 33 Atari Jaguar Doom Polish Score: 50% [31]
Joystick, February 1996, p. 89 The Ultimate Doom (Macintosh) French Score: Technical 77%, Interest 75% [32]
Joystick, March 1996, p. 66 Doom (3DO) French Score: Technical 80%, Interest 85% [33]
Video Games, 9/1997, pp. 84-85 Doom 64 German Score: 85% [34]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Periodical Subject/Title Language Notes Link
Game Developer Magazine, January 1994 Monsters from the Id: The Making of Doom English Republished by Gamasutra 22 Aug 2013 [35]
Top Secret, June 1994, p. 23 General overview of Doom modding Polish [36]
Secret Service, June 1994, p. 11 Doom mapping contest announcement Polish [37]
Secret Service, June 1994, pp.12-13 General overview of Doom mods and modding tools Polish [38]
Secret Service, November 1994, p. 7 Doom mapping contest results Polish [39]
Gambler, June 1995, p. 83 Doom fan fiction story contest announcement Polish [40]
Gambler, July 1995, pp. 46-51 General article about Doom clones Polish [41]

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