This week on iTunes, you can download the latest iPhone/iPod touch game from id Software — DOOM II RPG. Following up 2005’s DOOM RPG (as well as Wolfenstein RPG), this sequel features nine maps spanning the galaxy and beyond, three playable characters, and a number of weapons and baddies familiar to fans of the DOOM series. In addition, with your purchase of the game ($3.99), you’ll also receive a bonus digital comic.
To get the Holidays started with a BANG, id Software is kicking off the 12 Days of Christmas iPhone App sale starting today through January 1st 2010. DOOM Classic is on sale for $2.99, DOOM: Resurrection has been slashed to $1.99 and Wolfenstein 3-D Classic Platinum is only 99 cents. Don’t miss out on these great limited time deals for some of the iPhone’s best games!
Happy Holidays from all of us here at id!
In the spirit of giving thanks, we have lowered the price of DOOM Resurrection from $6.99 to $2.99 today through Sunday! Enjoy a few gibs with those giblets. It’s the perfect Thanksgiving combo. Take advantage of this great limited time offer by clicking here.
Before heading out for vacation, I thought I’d squeeze in another “around the web.”
We’ll begin with news on Brink. Splash Damage Senior Game Designer Ed Stern recently discussed Brink in a new interview at Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Here’s a snippet…
RPS: The game is quite bright and exaggerated, however. Colourful, even. It’s going against a trend for photorealism, isn’t it?
Stern: I think we’ll see more of this stuff. Look at TF2 or Borderlands, they have unrealistic characters too. And look at all three next to each other, take a screenshot from each of them and none of them look alike.
Brink is also included in a new list of the Top 10 original video games of 2010. You’ll also find that RAGE made the list at #4. For more on RAGE, check PC Zone’s preview that’s currently up at GamesRadar.
In Fallout news, there’s new DLC reviews up. Here’s a snippet from a new review for Point Lookout at GamingBolt…
“With Point Lookout, Bethesda has given a near-perfect reminder of why we love Fallout 3 so much. This game is simply a joy to play. A dirty, morally questionable joy â€“ but a joy nonetheless. If you’re looking for a chance to jump back into the world of Fallout 3, Point Lookout is a great place to start.”
More after the jump…
With last week’s release of DOOM Classic, there’s plenty of new coverage on the game — including interviews and reviews.
In addition to review, John Carmack has done several interviews this week discussing the game, future projects, and the iPhone as a platform. Read on at About.com, MTV Multiplayer, TouchGen, TouchArcade, VentureBeat, Slide to Play, and Kotaku.
As we have more on DOOM Classic and id Software’s iPhone projects, we’ll keep you updated.
Happy Halloween everyone! Celebrate the horror genre by downloading DOOM Classic on your iPhone.
DOOM Classic includes the original three episodes as well as Episode Four, Thy Flesh Consumed, spread across 36 levels of non-stop carnage and action. The game also has three customizable control schemes designed by John Carmack.
DOOM Classic also supports up to four players via wireless internet — whether you choose to play Deathmatch or Co-Op.
Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum has been released on the iTunes App Store for the low price of $1.99. This updated version of Wolfenstein 3D Classic features all of the original six episodes and all 21 levels from the Spear of Destiny!
It also includes five new bosses, such as The Death Knight and Ubermutant. This update also allows for users to download custom maps (instructions here) and brush up on their id Software trivia.
If you already have Wolfenstein 3D Classic, this update is free. Simply go to the ‘Updates’ section of the App Store to upgrade to Wolf 3D Platinum.
We have had some users report crashes and HUD issues when applying the Platinum update from the previous version. If you experience these types of issues, removing and reinstalling the Application will fix it.
It’s time to party like it’s 1992 — id Software‘s Wolfenstein franchise returns with two new titles.
We’ll have more updates on our friends at id Software soon — including coverage from last week’s QuakeCon.
If you’re interested in the title, you’ll be happy to hear that id has plans for DLC for the game, as well as plans to bring other popular franchises, like Quake, to the iPhone and iPod touch. For details on Quake Resurrection and more, check out these blog posts:
- Doom Resurrection Review for iPhone – Touch Arcade
- Doom Resurrection iPhone Review — IGN
- Doom Resurrection Review — CNET
- Interview with John Carmack (id Software) and Tom Mustaine (Escalation Studios) — Touch Arcade
- John Carmack discussing other titles — MTV Multiplayer
- Doom Resurrection getting DLC — Joystiq