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Doom With Regenerating Health, Taco Bell Ads And Blood Splats? Has To Be A CoD Version

Fantastic Friday Fun.

We guess you can consider this your Friday slice of fun, even though it’s a few days old now. This brilliant video highlights just how the first person shooter genre has changed massively since the golden days of Doom, distilling everything into bite-sized, signposted chunks. A witty comment, perhaps, on Call of Duty.

If you’re unfamiliar with Doom then this clearly isn’t aimed at you, but if you’re a gamer raised on id’s coding prowess rather than Infinity Ward’s, then this will have you in both stitches (it’s hysterically funny) and tears (as you remember how great shooters used to be). Some of the jokes are brilliant, the Achievement gag probably one of the best but we’ll not spoil the rest of them.

Wonderful stuff.

It’s available to play too – for free – assuming you have the original Doom II game for PC. Check the link for Mediafire downloads but really, just watching the video on YouTube is probably enough to get most of the gags.

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8 Comments
  1. Jumping Monks
    Legend
    Since: Jan 2009

    Lmao, loved every second of that, and how timely too, seeing as I’ve just finished playing through Doom II last week, and yesterday I was playing on CoD MW, neither of which I’ve played properly in years.

    Comment posted on 16/11/2012 at 17:27.
  2. TURRICAN-808
    Member
    Since: Jan 2011

    Green DLC required LOL

    Comment posted on 16/11/2012 at 19:09.
  3. DJ Judas
    Epic
    Since: Aug 2008

    Brilliant. The alarming thing is just how spot on it is!

    Comment posted on 16/11/2012 at 23:02.
  4. freezebug2
    Member
    Since: Dec 2008

    Haha, splendid. Think I preferred picking med packs up though :P

    Comment posted on 17/11/2012 at 13:07.
  5. McProley
    Member
    Since: Aug 2011

    That is genius! Having grown up with Doom etc, its amazing how things have changed. The Acheivements were thoroughly enjoyable!

    Comment posted on 18/11/2012 at 03:13.
  6. Gadbury
    Member
    Since: Jan 2009

    Please could you post up the first part of this parady too – it’s here: http://youtu.be/C4yIxUOWrtw

    The ‘If Doom was done today’ video was inspired by this Quake one: http://youtu.be/W1ZtBCpo0eU . From 2:02 onwards, look how much scope there was for a ridiculously high level of player skill. The FPS genre has regressed in a lot of regards…

    For the ultimate in Quake player speed / movement, check this out – it had my gobsmacked! =] http://youtu.be/VpiNDxssUL0

    Comment posted on 18/11/2012 at 12:48.
  7. gideon1451
    Member
    Since: Nov 2009

    I recognise some of the bits of levels played, whoa.

    Comment posted on 18/11/2012 at 14:28.
  8. gaffers101
    Member
    Since: Oct 2008

    Very funny! Lots of déjà vu moments in there.

    Comment posted on 18/11/2012 at 20:29.

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