Doom video games Revisited – Horror Game Review

A new episode of our video series Playing with the Fear is now online, and this is a big one. In this episode we’re looking back not just at the original Doom video game or one of its follow-ups, we’re looking over three of the games in the long-running series! To journey with us from the 1993 release of the first Doom to the 2005 release of the third and most divisive installment, check out the video embedded above.

In Doom,

players take the role of an unnamed space marine, known as the “Doom Slayer”, as he battles demonic forces from Hell that have been unleashed by the Union Aerospace Corporation within their energy-mining facility on Mars.

Episodes in the Playing with Fear series take  

a look at the most impactful, successful, and scariest video games throughout the history of the medium and deciding if they’re still worth playing today.

Playing with Fear is Written and Narrated by Andrew Hatfield, Edited by Tyler Nichols, Produced by John Fallon, and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian.

I loved the first Doom game – but I am way behind on this series, because that is the only Doom game I have ever played. I’ve liked what I’ve seen of the games that have followed, but I’m just not enough of a gamer to have ever sought them out (or to buy consoles to play them on). So I find it interesting to hear about the follow-up games that I haven’t experienced for myself.

Are you a fan of the Doom franchise? Which one of the games is your favorite? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Some of the previous episodes of Playing with Fear can be seen below. To see more, and to take a look at the other video series we have to offer, head over to the JoBlo Horror Videos YouTube channel – and subscribe while you’re there!

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About the Author

Cody is a news editor and film critic, focused on the horror arm of, and writes scripts for videos that are released through the JoBlo Originals and JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channels. In his spare time, he's a globe-trotting digital nomad, runs a personal blog called Life Between Frames, and writes novels and screenplays.