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DOOM 4 Screenshots? Cancellation Rumor Denied

A bunch of screenshots allegedly from DOOM 4 have surfaced, you can view these over on All Games Beta where they add: "Rumor: Doom 4 cancelled" with no further explanation. This doesn't seem a very substantial rumor, but Game Informer's Jim Reilly tweets it was worthy of debunking: "Bethesda says Doom 4 is not canceled" (thanks Xbox 360 - The Official Magazine). This is not the first rumor about d Software's upcoming shooter sequel that parent Bethesda has addressed in recent months, as in October they denied reports that the game was indefinitely postponed due to problems with the launch of RAGE.

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77. Re: DOOM 4 Screenshots? Cancellation Rumor Denied Mar 2, 2012, 16:47 Creston
 
Agrajag wrote on Mar 2, 2012, 15:49:
it hardly seems fair to compare a sequel in a well-established and highly popular franchise with a completely unknown new game...

On the PC, a new id software IP would have sold regardless. They're id software. These guys basically invented the FPS. Had they focused Rage on the strength of the PC, I have no doubt it would have been a better game and it would have likely sold better too.

But because they (apparently) thought they could sell millions more by going console, they gimped the game for the PC, they had a disastrous launch, broke several of their promises (id studio being the most prominent) and their good name got badly tarnished.

I hope it was worth it for them.

Creston

 
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