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
PC Player, 5/1993, pp. 6-7 Doom German [1]
Game Players PC Entertainment, May/June 1993, p. 8 Doom English [2]
VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, June 1993, p. 74 Doom English [3]
Computer Gaming World, July 1993, pp. 104-105 Doom English [4]
Electronic Games, September 1993, p. 38 Doom English Brief preview [5]
Megazin, September 1993, p. 38 Doom Slovenian Preliminary score: Graphics 82%, Sound 74%, Playability 85%, Overall 86% [6]
Aktueller Software Markt, October 1993, pp. 126-127 Doom German [7]
Electronic Games, December 1993, p. 58 Doom English [8]
Gambler, December 1993, p. 61 Doom Polish [9]
Compute, August 1994, p. 84 Doom II English [10]
Secret Service, 9/1994, p. 54 Doom II Polish [11]
Next Generation, May 1995, pp. 40-41 Doom 64 English [12]

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 [13]
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 [14]
PC Joker, 2/1994, p. 75 Doom German Score: 79% [15]
Secret Service, 2/1994, p. 36 Doom Polish Score: Graphics 100%, Sound 100%, Quality 100% [16]
Joystick, February 1994, p. 86 Doom French Score: 96%, Megastar [17]
Gambler, February 1994, p. 72 Doom Polish Score: Graphics 100%, Sound 100%, Playability 100%, Idea 80%, Overall 95% [18]
Computer Gaming World, March 1994, pp. 38-39 Doom English [19]
Power Play, 3/1994, pp. 28-29 Doom German Score: 87% [20]
Play Time, 3/1994, pp. 110-111 Doom German Score: 90/100 [21]
ASM (Aktuelle Software Markt), 3/1994 Doom German Score: 11/12 [22]
Compute, April 1994, p. 82 Doom English [23]
Edge, April 1994, pp. 60-63 Doom English Score: 7/10
Source of the infamous "if only you could talk to the monsters" remark.
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Electronic Entertainment, April 1994, p. 94 Doom English Score: 10/10 [25]
The Advocate, June 17, 1994 Doom English Excerpt
Secret Service, 10/1994, p. 68 Doom II Polish Score: Graphics 100%, Sound 100%, Quality 100%. English translation available. [26]
Joystick, October 1994, p. 76 Doom II French Score: Technical 95%, Interest 20% (Doom owners)/85% (newcomers) [27]
Gambler, October 1994, p. 72 Doom II Polish Score: Graphics 100%, Sound 90%, Playability 95%, Idea 80%, Overall 95% [28]
Computer Gaming World, November 1994, pp. 98-102 Doom II English Score: 4.5/5 [29]
Games Master, November 1994, pp. 80-81 Doom II English Score: 96/100 [30]
PC Player, 11/1994, pp. 82-83 Doom II German Score: 83/100 [31]
Power Play, 11/1994, pp. 38-40 Doom II German Score: 82% [32]
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% [33]
Mega Fun, 1/1995, p. 31 Sega 32X Doom German Score: 87% [34]
Joystick, March 1995, p. 90 Heretic French Score: Technical 92%, Interest 91%, Megastar [35]
Joystick, September 1995, p. 100 Doom II (Macintosh) French Score: Technical 90%, Interest 87% [36]
Joystick, November 1995, p. 62 Hexen French Score: Technical 80%, Interest 90%, Megastar [37]
Gambler, November 1995, p. 33 Atari Jaguar Doom Polish Score: Graphics 45%, Sound 45%, Playability 60%, Idea 80%, Overall 50% [38]
Joystick, February 1996, p. 89 The Ultimate Doom (Macintosh) French Score: Technical 77%, Interest 75% [39]
Joystick, March 1996, p. 66 Doom (3DO) French Score: Technical 80%, Interest 85% [40]
Video Games, 9/1997, pp. 84-85 Doom 64 German Score: 85% [41]

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 [42]
Top Secret, June 1994, p. 23 General overview of Doom modding Polish [43]
Secret Service, June 1994, p. 11 Doom mapping contest announcement Polish [44]
Secret Service, June 1994, pp. 12-13 General overview of Doom mods and modding tools Polish [45]
Computer Gaming World, July 1994, pp. 20-24 "To Hell and Back Again." Information on Doom's development and a look at Doom II English [46]
Computer Gaming World, August 1994, pp. 140-142 "The Lighter Side of Doom." Description of Doom's lighting effects English [47]
Washington Post, October 10, 1994 "Pac-Man, Tetris – and Now It's Doom's Day" English [48]
Secret Service, November 1994, p. 7 Doom mapping contest results Polish [49]
Gambler, June 1995, p. 83 Doom fan fiction story contest announcement Polish [50]
Gambler, July 1995, pp. 46-51 General article about Doom clones Polish [51]

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