The live-action Doom teaser exhorts you to "Fight Like Hell"


Remember that awful Doom movie with The Rock and Karl Urban? Bethesda Softworks remembers. You can tell, because the new live-action teaser for the upcoming Doom FPS is nothing like it.

To be fair, it's only a minute long, as opposed to the torturous 105 minutes of the film, but it gets right to the point about “relentless combat, terrifying demons, and bad ass guns,” as Bethesda put it. Amusingly, the video isn't nearly as violent as the game: Not a single creature, human or otherwise, can be seen dying in it. There's not even any blood, aside from a small, congealed puddle on the floor. Pretty cool song, though—“Refused” by New Noise, according to a commenter. (Which is apparently correct.)

The Doom multiplayer beta kicks off at 10 pm ET today, and even though access is restricted, you can get in if you grab one of the codes that will be handed out at GameStop and EB Games from April 1-3—while supplies last, so best not to dally.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.