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DOOM II

MobyRank MobyScore
Zodiac
...
2.5
DOS
89
4.2
Macintosh
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3.2

Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement - PC Player 11/94:
    Der Nachfolger des wahrscheinlich erfolgreichsten Computerspiels aller Zeiten erscheint in komplett neu programmierter Version am 10. Oktober 1994.

    Die neuen Features:

    Neue Storyline mit neuen Texturen, Wänden und vollkommen überarbeitetem Levelmapping.

    Insgesamt 30 deutlich umfangreichere Level (vorher nur 27).

    17 gefährliche Gegner (vorher nur 8), die sehr kampfkräftig sind. Um die neuen Gegner zu besiegen, gibt es natürlich schlagkräftigere Waffen.

    Der neue Soundtrack und tolle zusätzliche Soundeffekte sorgen für Spannung.

    Für DOOM II benötigen Sie starke Nerven und hohe Einsatzbereitschaft!

    Jetzt im Handel!

    Auch auf CD-ROM

    Die Abgabe an Personen unter 18 Jahren sollte vermieden werden!

    Nur echt mit ausführlicher deutscher Anleitung !
    Zu erkennen am Sticker auf der Verpackung!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107128) on Apr 01, 2010.

www.nintendo.com:
    As the first video game to coin the term "Space Marine," Doom reinvented the first-person shooter genre of games and has appeared on nearly every video game system since the days of 16-bit. Now, the popular sequel Doom II arrives on the Game Boy Advance, courtesy of Activision.

    Back to Basics

    In an age of stealth tactics and motion-captured 3D characters, it's almost refreshing to see an FPS with strictly run-'n'-gun tactics. Strategy in Doom II never rises above "find red key to open red door" level, and it doesn't really need to.

    Starting a new game will bring up the familiar difficulty levels, which range from "I'm Too Young to Die" to "Nightmare!" Controls should be familiar enough to anyone who's ever touched a FPS. Players must walk, run, strafe and outgun 17 different cyber-demons in an effort to save humanity.

    Packing Heat

    Your space marine can carry an arsenal of shotguns, handguns, chainsaws and the legendary BFD. You'll also have to navigate huge mazes filled with switches and secret doors which lead to bonus items and power-ups. Thankfully, all of the PC version's original levels remain intact, with minor visual differences here and there.

    Impressively detailed texture maps cover every wall, ceiling and floor. The numerous demons can and often will pop out at you from any angle. It's only when the screen is filled with explosions and enemies that the frame-rate starts to lag a bit.

    Bring Some Friends

    Two players can link together for a cooperative game to tackle the story missions. Two to four players can compete in head-to-head death matches in which it's every marine for himself. Multiplayer action requires GBAs and Game Paks for every player and enough GBA Game Link cables to connect all systems.

    What Once Was Old, Now Is New

    Old-school FPS fans can relive their glory days with Doom II for the Game Boy Advance. New players should still check it out and see how it all began.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66260) on Dec 27, 2004.

Back Cover - Windows (US):

    Let the obsession begin. Again.



    In your hot little hands, you hold the biggest, baddest Doom ever -- DOOM II: Hell on Earth! This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths of Hell itself!
    Battle mightier, nastier, deadlier demons and monsters. Use more powerful weapons. Survive more mind-blowing explosions and more of the bloodiest, fiercest, most awesome blastfest ever!
    Play DOOM II solo, with two people over a modem, or with up to four players over a LAN (supporting IPX protocol). No matter which way you choose, get ready for adrenaline-pumping, action-packed excitement that's sure to give your heart a real workout.

    FEATURES of DOOM II For Windows® 95:
  • High resolution graphics -- up to 640 x 480 pixels.
  • High-fidelity audio.
  • Even faster game play.
  • Graphical networking interface lets you access multi-player mode by simple clicks of your mouse.
  • Auto-Play for easy installation.
  • Supports digital joysticks for faster response.
  • Supports network play via IPX, TCP/IP, modem and DWANGO®.

    $10.00 CASH REBATE!
    Registered owners of the MS-DOS® version of DOOM II can receive a $10 cash rebate when they purchase this Windows® 95 Upgrade. Full details inside.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66260) on Aug 23, 2004.

Back Cover - DOS (US):

    Let the obsession begin. Again.



    The wait is over. In your hot little hands, you hold the biggest, baddest Doom ever -- DOOM II: Hell on Earth! This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths of Hell itself!
    Battle mightier, nastier, deadlier demons and monsters. Use more powerful weapons. Survive more mind-blowing explosions and more of the bloodiest, fiercest, most awesome blastfest ever!
    The 3-D modeling and texture bit-mapping technologies push the envelope out to the max. The graphics, animations, sound effects and gameplay are so virtually realistic, they're unbelievable!
    Play DOOM II solo, with two people over a modem, or with up to four players over a LAN (supporting IPX protocol). No matter which way you choose, get ready for adrenaline-pumping, action-packed excitement that's sure to give your heart a real workout.
    It must be tough to keep reading -- what with your hands trembling in sheer anticipation. So we'll stop talking now to let you take this box to the counter.
    DOOM II. It's time to get obsessed again.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66260) on Aug 23, 2004.

id Software website - DOS/Windows:
    Let the Obsession begin. Again.

    This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths of Hell itself!

    Battle mightier, nastier, deadlier demons and monsters. Use more powerful weapons. Survive more mind-blowing explosions and more of the bloodiest, fiercest, most awesome blastfest ever!

    Play DOOM II solo, with two people over a modem, or with up to four players over a LAN (supporting IPX protocol). No matter which way you choose, get ready for adrenaline-pumping, action-packed excitement that's sure to give your heart a real workout.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66260) on Jun 15, 2004.

Press Release - Game Boy Advance:

    id Software unleashes Doom II for Game Boy Advance onto retail shelves nationwide

    Santa Monica, CA - Nov. 8, 2002 - id Software and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) are placing the fate of humanity in the hands of gamers everywhere with the release of DOOM II for the Game Boy Advance. Players fight off hordes of nightmarish enemies through labyrinthine levels and experience the gripping action and 3-D thrills of the legendary PC sequel that has continued to amaze a generation of DOOM fans. DOOM II for the Game Boy Advance is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "T" (Teen -- blood, violence) by the ESRB.

    Developed by Torus Games and executive produced by id Software, DOOM II returns players to the role of the lone space marine tasked with saving humanity from legions of gruesome demons. Featuring all the action, style, and attitude of the famous PC title, gamers will blast their way through more than 30 levels filled with 17 deadly demons, mongrels and havoc-wreaking hell-bent scum.

    True to the classic, players can call on a lethal arsenal of nine different powerful weapons, including the legendary chainsaw, double-barrel shotgun and BFG. Gamers can battle back evil alone, or link together 2 players for intense co-operative play or link up to 4 players for classic deathmatch mode via the Game Boy Advance Game Link cable.

    id - Freud's primal part of the human psyche and one of the hottest game shops on Earth - has been rocking the gaming world from Mesquite, Texas since 1991. As a renowned leader in the industry, id Software forged such frenetic titles as Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, DOOM II, QUAKE and QUAKE II. With intense graphics and mind-blowing action, id's games have helped redefine the modern video game, continually setting industry standards for technology and gameplay. And, in keeping with tradition, id Software has amplified the world of adrenaline pumping 3-D gaming with the release of their latest action titles, QUAKE III Arena, QUAKE III: Team Arena and Return to Castle Wolfenstein. id's advanced DOOM III engine is leading the next revolution in 3-D interactive games. Check out more about id Software at www.idsoftware.com.

    Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $786 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002.

    Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.


    Contributed by skl (1145) on Mar 11, 2004.

Back of Box - GameBoy Advance:
    SEQUEL TO THE MOST LEGENDARY ACTION-SHOOTER OF ALL TIME!

    Hell's fury has been unleashed. Billons are dead. To save humanity from certain extinction, you'll have to battle the most powerful demon scum to ever walk the Earth...alone. Blast your way through id Software's original mind-blowing, adrenaline-pumping, record-breaking sequel. It's your bloodiest demon slaughter yet. Now in an explosive handheld version!

    Battle gruesome demons across all of the original DOOM II levels!

    Shred'em with plasma rifles and all the other deadly weapons from the PC classic!

    Going toe-to-claw or toe-to-toe in multiplayer gives you two more ways to go to Hell!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69506) on Apr 01, 2003.

December 1994 PCGamer ad.:
    Hell on Earth is here. Rejoice.

    In the annals of computer entertainment, there's no game that had the rave following quite like DOOM. There's also no game that's quite as breathlessly awaited as its sequel. Well, go ahead and suck some air. Because DOOM II: Hell on Earth is here! And because it'll be a cold day in hell before you can breathe easily again once you start playing DOOM II. This time, you'll wage war against the entire forces of Hell. Bigger, nastier, deadlier demons and monsters. More mind-blowing explosions and more of the bloodiest, fiercest, most awesome action-packed blastfest you've ever experienced! If you've played DOOM, stop reading and haul ass to the nearest store Now. If you haven't, we can only say (respectfully, of course): Go to hell.

    Contributed by Zovni (9367) on Apr 20, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    (from the website)

    This time there's a new scenario, more realistic 3-D graphics, spine-chilling new sound effects, a pulse-pounding musical score, nearly twice as many death-wielding demons, more levels and a powerful new weapon. The ever addictive and frighteningly realistic world of Doom is back. It's bloodier. And it's deadlier than ever.

    Situation Analysis:

    After days of fighting in space, you've returned to Earth only to find the situation is no better than it was on Mars. In fact, it's worse. The hell-spawned hordes are everywhere. Billions are dead. The few remaining survivors have planned to travel into space and save what's left of the human race. Unfortunately, the Earth's only transport has been taken over by flesh-eating mutants. You have to go back in action. Otherwise, humanity is history.

    Contributed by Tomer Gabel (4394) on Oct 01, 1999.