Bethesda Was Worried About Doom Singleplayer Being Branded as “Same Old”

By   /   Sep 23, 2016
Doom singleplayer

Doom franchise is hailed as the FPS games that revolutionized the FPS genre, and this year’s Doom was also a hit among the new and old fans of the franchise. While Doom’s singleplayer is praised by everyone, many did not liked its multiplayer as much as Bethesda expected.

According to Bethesda, they are surprised by how much Doom singleplayer was liked by everyone.

Also See: TitanFall 2 Campaign is a Love Child of Doom and Wolfenstein

Vice president of PR and marketing, Pete Hines, was excited and pleasantly surprised by how much Doom singleplayer campaign was praised.

He explained that him and various others at Bethesda were worried that Doom will only get mediocre reviews, and will be branded as same old.

If you are at Bethesda and play the single-player, you might think it’s really fun and different. But you don’t know if you’re drinking your own kool-aid… is it really fun? Or are people going to play it and dislike the fact there’s no voiced protagonist, or the fact there’s no real story, and will they say: ‘id Software hasn’t got out of the 1990s. Same old, same old. 6/10’. You never know which of those two scenarios you’ll end up getting.

He further added that the singleplayer demo for Doom which released after the game’s launch was a really good idea as it helped to bring more players in.

We did the single-player demo after launch. We had showed off the multiplayer, but we hadn’t managed to show as much of the single-player. So giving folks the chance to try it… well it turned out to be a good idea.

Recently, game director, Marty Stratton revealed that multiple DLCs for Doom are planned. He also said that the team is currently working on Doom score attack mode.

Doom is a first person shooter developed by id Software for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Source: Middleofnowheregaming

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More