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The Doom video game series is a popular first-person shooter franchise that began in 1993 with the release of the original Doom game. Developed by id Software, the series has since spawned several sequels and spin-offs, and has had a significant impact on the video game industry.


The series is known for its fast-paced, action-packed gameplay, with players taking on the role of a space marine, named Doomguy, battling demons and other supernatural enemies. The games are also known for their use of 3D graphics and atmospheric sound design, which create a sense of tension and horror.

The series has been praised for its innovative gameplay and graphics, as well as its impact on the first-person shooter genre. The original game was a commercial and critical success, and its influence can be seen in many modern FPS games.

Over the years, the series has evolved and expanded, with new weapons, enemies, and gameplay mechanics introduced in each new installment. The latest game in the series, Doom Eternal, was released in 2020 to critical acclaim and continues to be a popular title among gamers.


If you would like to know how Doom's Doomguy is related to Wolfenstein's B.J. Blazkowicz, check out the Doom/Wolfenstein Timeline.

ID Software Timeline

ID Software/Bethesda Softworks Timeline

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