This reboot of  the DOOM series features a built-in tool called DOOM SnapMap which allows players to build custom maps, create their own game modes, and share their creations with the online community.


  • styled levels to create player interest
  • created 3D environments to match established art styles
  • created 3D object library for users to customize their levels
  • set up lighting to establish mood
  • guide players through levels using environmental clues
  • use FX & lighting in a realistic way


Selected Awards:

  • The Game Awards 2016
    • Best Action Game (Winner)
  • Giant Bomb’s 2016 Game of the Year Awards
    • Best Surprise (Winner)
  • Zero Punctuation Top 5 Games of 2016
    • Game of the Year (Winner)
  • National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers
    • Art Direction, Contemporary (Winner)
    • Control Design, 3D (Winner)
    • Control Precision (Winner)
    • Game Design, Franchise (Winner)
    • Game, Classic Revival (Winner)
    • Game, Franchise Action (Winner)

(See the full list of awards and nominations here.)

Metacritic Scores:

  • PC: 85/100
  • PS4: 85/100
  • XONE: 87/100

Selected Articles:

By the end of May 2016, Doom’s sales on the PC reached 500,000 copies. [LINK]

Zenimax (owners of DOOM developer id Software) ended up buying Escalation Studios, due in part to their help on DOOM [LINK]

  • Developer: id Software
  • Release Date: 2016
  • Console(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • Genre: FPS