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Devs Want DOOM To Be A Visceral Action Game Rather Than Horror

Apparently, the developers at id Software don't view DOOM as a horror game. They want it to be a "visceral action" title.

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98xpresent981d ago (Edited 981d ago )

That's a negative

I've only played the 3rd game.

Idk I haven't even played it yet So im stop judging it

Snookies12981d ago

Doom was always a visceral action game. It had horror elements, but overall it was mostly action.

gangsta_red981d ago (Edited 981d ago )

Exactly, it appears DOOM is returning to its roots. I am not mad at this.

kaiserfranz981d ago

Good to know. I've never been a huge fan of horror stuff and skipped Doom 3

iDadio981d ago

Exactly, the original was a bit creepy in places but I dont think it was ever a horror game. Doom 3 put much more focus on it than the originals so I'm looking forward to it I just hope it doesnt go overkill on the casual side and end up like Bulletstorm or something.

Aurenar981d ago

I hope that it resembles more the second than the third.

Imp0ssibl3981d ago

Third one was great graphically, but the rest was just okay.

Perjoss981d ago

I love all the DOOM games. From what I've seen so far of the new DOOM I'm going to love that one too. I have to say though I'm not too sure about the finishers, I like them but I think I'd prefer it if the enemies didn't light up with a white highlight, I hope there's an option to disable that as I think it gives the game too much of an arcadey look. Just give enemies a distinct animation or sound to let us know they are ready for a finisher.

CorndogBurglar981d ago

They say this like Doom, Doom 2, and Final Doom weren't all straight action games.

Doom 3 tried to go the horror route, and it was good for what it was, but it didn't feel like Doom.

This game looks awesome.

Locknuts981d ago

Bring it. Old school Doom rocks.

Alexious981d ago

Indeed! That map editor looked awesome, too.

Milesprowers981d ago

yes, reminds me of timesplitters 2 map maker

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