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Submitted by Rashid Sayed 1445d ago | rumor

Rumor: Doom 4 cancelled; lots of leaked screenshots released

"According to a guy in 4chan, Doom 4 is supposedly cancelled and he has posted a lot of screenshots. The game was in development for a long time by ID software, and it seems like all the rumours are falling into place." (Doom 4, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Update Article modified to indicate that the game is NOT cancelled.

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NYC_Gamer  +   1446d ago
ID should just focus on building engines instead of game development
49erguy  +   1445d ago
I'd agree if I were simply going by how much I hated Rage. Never been a PC gamer so I don't have that perspective, but Rage was awful IMO.
mynameisEvil  +   1445d ago
Actually, it was the PC gaming community that iD screwed over this time. Lots of awful problems on the PC that just suck the fun out of the game.

So, if you hated it on console, you might slam your face into a wall if you had to play the PC version, I guess.
Kurt Russell  +   1445d ago
I liked Rage, it was a little unfinished but was a great take on a FPS and at least tried to do a few things a little differently. Also the Quakes, Dooms, and Wolfensteins have all been fun... It'd be a shame to be stuck with modern warfare based games (when I say modern warfare I don't mean just COD in particular).

I miss fast paced over the top multiplayer pvp in giant space gothic environments; rocket jumping to victory with the help of a quad damage or a beserker power up... Or armour that's considered better because it is made of gold. Telefrags, gibs, humiliation kills... all of which was a better multiplayer experience to most games of the now.
bodybombs  +   1445d ago
i liked rage as well. it was what i expected. you just cant let hype machine take over and you'll enjoy games more.

the gunplay of the game was fun and different in my opinion. i really enjoyed the racing aspect of the game, and for me thats a big thing considering i normally hate racing games. the a.i. while not being the best ever was up there with some of the better.

the only real dissapointment was the fact that it wasnt open world.
ShinMaster  +   1445d ago
id Software hasn't done anything good in almost a decade.
Doom 3 was the last good game.

I appreciate what they did in the earlier days of gaming, but they're outdated now.
All John Carmack does now is talk about tech.
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starchild  +   1445d ago
Rage was pretty damn enjoyable to me. I just hated the PC version. I ended up having to buy the 360 version.
Legion  +   1445d ago
@Kurt Russell

Try Halo:Reach... every thing that you liked about the early Quake lives reborn in Reach in some form. And with the tools they have for inventing your own game the remakes of Quake levels and game style are already around. :D
Autodidactdystopia  +   1444d ago
I think it looks like rage.

the engine reeks of the bad taste rage left in my mouth.

I absolutely HATE the art style. HATE it.

Hope they scrap everything and go for what doom used to look like.

com'on carmack blow us away like you did with doom 3 when it first came out. This looks like trash, I was expecting so much more.

if they go for another rage type post apocalyptic blurry mess im gonna be soo dissapointed.

honestly i was expecting doom 4 to set a new bar. looks like it will just be more of the same.

MEGATEXTURE blah blah blah. not worth s#!T without decent content.

oh well.
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meetajhu  +   1445d ago
lol wut? Go play your Cod's. You got no flipping clue about what id has done to gaming. Rage 1000x better than any COD till date.
hellzsupernova  +   1445d ago
he never said anything about CoD
spacedelete  +   1445d ago
herp derp derrrpy derp. any game can be better than COD what's your point ? fanboy like you make me think less of humanity.
ape007  +   1445d ago
why so defensive, as if CoD destroyed your life
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JsonHenry  +   1445d ago
Unless they pull something magical out of their hat I would say that Id Softwares days of glory are long past.

@below - No. I just feel that they are so far behind the times it would not be what it should be. I feel that Doom 4 would need to be somewhat open world like RAGE, but more "drama" since you are fighting for earth and that there would need to be something akin to the HL2 experience in order for Id to reclaim any sort of relevance in today's gaming market.
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TENTONGUN  +   1445d ago
doom 3 was their last solid title. you think doom 4 would suck? not attacking, just curios man.
Vynzent  +   1445d ago
What an idiot.

And yes, RAGE is alot better than many other games of 2011. The bugs are one thing, but the game is a whole other thing.
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honkyjesus  +   1445d ago
Same goes for Epic.
Rageanitus  +   1445d ago
I enjoyed Rage and Doom 3 very much.... IMO they were better than those halo games out there.
Tsar4ever  +   1445d ago
I don't know if all these pics are legit, but just by looking at it I 1st thought of the new version of "HOMEFRONT", looking a little more, and at the model designs, than I thought of "RAGE" with demons.

For what I understand DOOM3 took place somewhere in the year of 2145, which is around 133 years in our future from now in 2012. So why does this post apocalyptic earth looks so much like late 20th/early 21 century. The cars, the building looks SOOOO nowadays, nothing looks remotely futuristic, the devs should've at least ATTEMPTED to make our world look 133 years later, even after the world got it's ASS KICKED.
Cajun Chicken  +   1446d ago
What?!? They can't cancel Doom4!
WooHooAlex  +   1445d ago
Really a shame if it is cancelled. Especially if those screenshots are real .. it looks sick!
Snookies12  +   1445d ago
Yeah, cancelling Doom would be a sad day in gaming... I mean come on... IT'S DOOM! I really liked the series, it wasn't in my top ten, but it's definitely an icon in the gaming world. I really hope when it does finally come out, it scares the hell out of us.
redking315  +   1445d ago
I would be willing to bet money that those screenshots are real. I have always had a knack for IDing game engines and that one had the textures and lighting that is evident of the ID Tech 5 engine that no one but ID has.
Caleb_141  +   1445d ago
I'm sorry, but if anyone looks at those screenshots and can't find similarities with everything to RAGE then they need their eyes checked.
ninjahunter  +   1445d ago
My brain is to me
As unhappy is my feeling about this.
a_bro  +   1445d ago
""According to a guy in 4chan""

I stopped reading there...
palaeomerus  +   1445d ago
Yeah 4chan is where picture of dead animals and cartoon naked women with penises come from. It's best to just look away from 4chan.
Young_ART  +   1445d ago
lol n4g is rediculous!!! 4chan?? who in their right mind would publish a rumor that started from a random guy on that website??? of ALL WEBSITES?!

*shoots self in the head*
scotchmouth  +   1445d ago
This is why we don't take gaming bolt seriously
wolokowoh  +   1445d ago
Yeah not a reliable source plus Carmack has already shot down rumors of DOOM 4's cancellations a few times now. RAGE just came out so we probably shouldn't be looking for any news for DOOM 4 or news involving DOOM 4 being canceled because they haven't even gotten far enough in the project to have an idea of how it turn out or what it will be and putting the DOOM name on something alone will make it sell fairly well.
kaveti6616  +   1445d ago
"According to a guy in 4chan"

Edit: Ah, someone else caught it.
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MWH  +   1445d ago
if those snaps are real, looks like hell has been brought down to Earth from Phobos and Mars. i hope they have a good story to tell.

DOOM 4, i have my eyes and my money on you.
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Kingdom Come  +   1445d ago
I find it highly amusing that this article was approved despite Bethesda confirming 11 hours prior to it's submission that te game hasn't been canned:

Also, considering iD Software have claims the game to have twice the technical beauty of Rage, I'd have to say the screens are fake...
mercilesswarlord  +   1445d ago
All I know is that they better not try to pull another fast one on us by making the multiplayer a car combat game!!!
Zephol  +   1445d ago
nice news. The fathers of the shooters is not cancelled and the images sucks. Not so cool for me. Looks like Rage. The graphics are equal Rage. NOOO!
Zephol  +   1445d ago
i want a see a gameplay from PC and Xbox 360 and Ps3. i doubt.
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european_cannon  +   1445d ago
"According to a guy in 4chan"

Another stellar piece of writing from the N4G hit machine gamingbolt. How does this stuff get approved?
GTANJ  +   1445d ago
Dropped the ball on this one. Not cancelled ;)
Fez  +   1445d ago
Article modified to indicate that the game is NOT cancelled.

...but title not.
maniactadpole  +   1445d ago
Is that Danny Trejo in the 4th pic ? :P
Vynzent  +   1445d ago
I can't express how big an idiot you have to be to even think for a second that Doom4 is cancelled.

And I don't care if it's for publicity, authors of these stupid articles are a stupid as their work.

"Correcting" their articles doesn't help, because it's obvious they'll do so. So much retarded news goes around.
Farsendor1  +   1445d ago
maybe the guy didn't know it wasn't canceled i mean it was a rumor for a long while that it had been canned we just recently found out its still in development. not everyone follows the gaming industry everyday.

gamingbolt is ridiculous but im talking about the guy that submitted the article
Parasyte  +   1445d ago
Well, the info came from 4chan, so that tells me right there that it isn't true.
Big_Dom  +   1445d ago
The game is not cancelled, and I'll bet my left bollock that those screenshots are NOT from Doom 4. One of the screens has a billboard showing the Doom 3 cover on it. Now, what sense would it make to parody a game of the game you are playing inside the game? That's like playing something like Halo and the game having Halo 3 advertisements dotted around the levels. It would be extremely stupid to do that. Another telling thing is the sky box. It's the exact same sky box seen in Rage, which tells me this is either Rage DLC, a mod, or something unfinished related to that game.
MizTv  +   1445d ago
i hope to god i get to play this game some day
zero_cool  +   1445d ago
John carmack needs to find experienced programmers up to code that can meet today's high demands of modern gaming plain & simple!

Cheers Gamers & Happy Gaming!
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bobrea  +   1445d ago
I highly doubt it.
Krakn3Dfx  +   1445d ago
"According to a guy in 4chan"

Let me stop you there...
iNMyFiN4LH0uR  +   1445d ago
doubt it, game is too high profile to be cancelled
honkyjesus  +   1445d ago
"I'm on the Internet."
PersonMan  +   1445d ago
Anyone else trying to get AWAY from First Person games? They've become so boring. Every first person shooter is exactly the same to me. Booooooring.
Hozi  +   1445d ago
every shooting game should have the option to switch between third and first person. My Opinion.
Hozi  +   1445d ago
rage was really that bad?...It looked so good though.
Bimkoblerutso  +   1445d ago
It was just unremarkable. Plus virtual texturing is pretty nice from a distance, but up close it's ugly as sin. They're STILL having pop-in issues with the PC version.

It's a serviceable shooter, but it's just...forgettable.
Ihaa  +   1445d ago
The only shitty thing about these pictures are ingame screenshots as the textures and lighting effects blur the entire image but that will defiantly be fixed. The actual polygon count of the objects however looks pretty sick especially on the infested buildings. Remember tho its in development.
Neko_Mega  +   1445d ago
Been wanting to play a new Doom game for along time, damn Brink Doom add on made me want to play it more.

I miss having my old Xbox with a copy of DOOM 3 Hell Ed.
ziggurcat  +   1445d ago
if anyone personally knows the author of this article, please slap him upside the head. 4chan should have been his first clue.
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