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Doom 4 announced, id Software hiring

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Turns out those blood-thirsty demons just won't stay dead. Id Software has announced that Doom 4 has begun production as of today. According to the press release, the studio is now hiring for the project. Said CEO Todd Hollenshead, "Doom is part of the id Software DNA and demands the greatest talent and brightest minds in the industry to bring the next installment of our flagship franchise to Earth."

No other details were given, but we're guessing it'll run off of id Tech 5 (or perhaps something greater). Given the ending of the Doom 3 expansion Resurrection was pretty conclusive, we don't know where the team will take the Doom story next. Our guess? Probably send a space marine to Hell to fight demons. Perhaps this time he (or she) will pack a better flashlight.
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I hope they can somehow conceive a future world where the mind-blowing tech to mount a flashlight on a gun is feasible, or a power grid that doesn't blow-out the second someone breathes on it, or battery-powered backup lightbulbs.

I know, I know; that's WAYYY out there, but I'm sure someone is clever enough to imagine how it'd be done.
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They said their not sure where the series will go next. Interesting though.
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I hope they can somehow conceive a future world where the mind-blowing tech to mount a flashlight on a gun is feasible, or a power grid that doesn't blow-out the second someone breathes on it, or battery-powered backup lightbulbs.

I know, I know; that's WAYYY out there, but I'm sure someone is clever enough to imagine how it'd be done.
ROFL..Thats so true. I hated the fact that for some reason you could not hold a flash light at the same time as a weapon...and evertime you walked into a room the lights would blow..I mean C'mon.
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I love the DOOM franchise.

Although DOOM 3 was initially a disappointment, it was never-the-less still a solid game. Unfortunately it was repetitive and the shotgun sounded crap

Lets hope Id have learnt from DOOM 3's shortcomings and will improve.
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This is gonna be one freaky-ass game.
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I love the DOOM franchise.

Although DOOM 3 was initially a disappointment, it was never-the-less still a solid game. Unfortunately it was repetitive and the shotgun sounded crap

Lets hope Id have learnt from DOOM 3's shortcomings and will improve.
lol. all that and the shotgun really really had no range whatsoever! I mean comon! is 5ft away too much for a 12ga double ought buck shotgun blast to keep a decent group?!

I bet that Doom4 will probably take place on earth and be "based" on the events of Doom2.
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I'd just like a pistol thats more then useless this time.
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I thought the shotgun was the best gun in Doom 3
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Yes and this got allready posted yesterday.
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