Doom comes to Fall Guys on January 12

Doom characters in Fall Guys.
(Image credit: Mediatonic)

The incredibly popular Fall Guys teased something Doom-related a while ago, and the above trailer has just dropped for the three new costumes. And for once they're pretty decent: there's a chibi Cacodemon, a winningly gormless-looking Cyberdemon, and a rather acid green shade of Doom Slayer himself. I wonder what type of Fall Guy he would be.

The best thing about the trailer, incidentally, is the brief glimpse of a Doom-style aesthetic in a Fall Guys environment. That should've been a part of this tie-in. Who wouldn't fancy a bit of Takeshi's Castle in hell?

Fall Guys is currently in its third season and, although concurrent player numbers are nowhere near what they once were, it maintains a huge dailiy audience and a never-ending assembly line of, mostly, costumes. But hey, these ones are certainly a step up from the Sonic attempt. The Doom costumes arrive in Fall Guys January 12.

Rich Stanton

Rich is a games journalist with 15 years' experience, beginning his career on Edge magazine before working for a wide range of outlets, including Ars Technica, Eurogamer, GamesRadar+, Gamespot, the Guardian, IGN, the New Statesman, Polygon, and Vice. He was the editor of Kotaku UK, the UK arm of Kotaku, for three years before joining PC Gamer. He is the author of a Brief History of Video Games, a full history of the medium, which the Midwest Book Review described as "[a] must-read for serious minded game historians and curious video game connoisseurs alike."