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DOOM (Game Boy Advance)

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Advertising Blurbs

Comic book ad:
    You.
    Them.
    Capisce?

    Doom. Super NES. 22 levels. All the original monsters and weapons. Plus the new FX chip. So strap on your ammo and start spitting lead because the only thing that sucks worse than the pay are the odds. DooM

    Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44454) on Feb 15, 2013.

Back of Box - SNES (US):
    Welcome to Doom, soldier. Now shut up and start fighting because there's no time to waste! We're talking total war against the forces of evil with the only thing standing between civilization and the end of everything as we know it is you — one angry Marine with a handgun and a bad attitude. This is the full-auto, 16-meg faithful version of the PC original. Which means all the same monsters, levels, weapons and surprises are around for a screaming fast descent into danger with sudden death lurking around every corner. Strap on your ammo and prepare to spit lead. Because now's your chance to be a hero. Or die trying.

    FEATURES
    • 16 megs of raw adrenaline.
    • FX2 chip for screaming fast real time, 3D graphics.
    • 22 gut-wrenching, mind-blowing levels.
    • Includes all original secrets from the PC version.
    • Includes all the original monsters, weapons and bosses.

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (10856) on Jul 06, 2009.

Back of Box - SEGA 32X (US):

    All Hell has run amok! Monstrous demons from another dimension use their gruesome talents to turn your space station into a blood-splattered slaughterhouse.

    • They got black magic. You got fire power. Fireballs and lost souls face shotguns, chainsaws, and rocket launchers!

    • Virtual reality point of view slides you smoothly through the haunted chambers and corridors of Doom.

    • Butcher the hordes of Hell. Or get butchered, if you don't have the skill and pure guts to SAVE YOUR SKIN!

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (10856) on Jul 06, 2009.

Xbox.com:
    Originally released in 1993, DOOM introduced millions to the white-knuckle excitement of the First Person Shooter (FPS). Relive the classic demon-blasting action, now with up to four players over Xbox Live®, 5.1 Surround Sound, and smoother graphics.

    You're a Marine stationed on Mars when a military experiment goes wrong. Your mission: Blast your way to freedom through the classic world of DOOM. Face off against Hell’s army, including stampeding demons, and lay waste to rooms of monsters with an arsenal of classic weapons. Take the deathmatch online via Xbox Live and battle your friends for dominance of the leaderboards.

    • Gameplay: Experience all the classic DOOM levels, monsters, and weapons. Play the entire single-player game solo or in co-op mode via split screen or over Xbox Live.
    • Multiplayer: Play up to four-player deathmatch, either in split-screen or on Xbox Live. Earn achievements and check the leaderboards for the high scores.
    • Next-generation features: With 1080i HD support, 5.1 Surround Sound, and smooth textures, this is DOOM for the next generation.

    Contributed by Kartanym (10779) on Jan 25, 2008.

www.nintendo.com - Game Boy Advance:

    There's always room for a little gloom and Doom.



    One of the most famous first-person shooters of all time comes to Game Boy Advance, 24 levels strong and in full 3D. Doom is the game that put PC action-shooters on the map, and it's truly amazing to be able to play such a complete version of the game on a portable system.

    Known for its gruesome enemies and brain-teasing level design, Doom for GBA plays exactly like the original game. You control a space marine who must escape from a Martian moon base which has been invaded by the most hideous monsters imaginable. To survive, you'll have to constantly upgrade your weaponry and always be on the look-out for secret areas, special power-ups and armor enhancements.

    The Game Boy Advance version of Doom is the real deal, delivering huge 3D environments and plenty of blood-thirsty demons to destroy. Perhaps the coolest feature of Doom is that two to four players can complete simultaneously in a deathmatch mode (each player will need their own Doom cartridge, and Game Boy Advance Game Link Cables are also required). If you're not feeling competitive, team up with a friend to tackle the two-player cooperative mode.

    Doom's dark and shadowy hallways demand that you play the game in a well-lit area to fully appreciate the detailed graphics. Besides, with so many demons lurking around every corner you probably wouldn't want to play this game anywhere close to sunset.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Dec 27, 2004.

Original Press Release, January 1, 1993:
    DOOM-where the sanest place is behind a trigger.

    Contributed by Silverblade (1425) on Sep 17, 2004.

Back Cover - Jaguar:

    It's a Blood Bath in Hell!

    From outside the base you hear the carnage: guns firing, men screaming, bones cracking ... then silence.

    Suddenly you're the last surviving marine thrust into a bloody, gore-ridden underworld 50 million miles into the future. It's Doom to the 64th power with 16-bit true color, advanced lighting effects ... and some new parts of Hell you'll wish we didn't include in this version.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Aug 08, 2003.

DOS Back Cover:

    Episode 1: Knee-Deep In the Dead

    The best selling game of 1994! Doom is the ultimate 3D adventure, brining virtual reality and multi-player action to your PC. Doom includes 9 levels of the most incredible 3D action and superb graphics you will ever experience!

    A far-off moonbase sets the stage as you, the only remaining marine, battle demons, mutant humans, and horrors from the bowels of the universe, to save yourself and the world.

    Bullet proof armor, night vision goggles and radiation suits are our protection against a monster infested holocaust that's been set upon the universe. You must travel through bubbling lava, rush under crushing ceilings, be lowered into dark passages, and more, to find and destroy the enemy that threatens to destroy you!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Aug 08, 2003.

Back of Box - Game Boy Advance:
    THE MOST LEGENDARY ACTION SHOOTER OF ALL TIME NOW AVAILABLE IN A HANDHELD.

    From the legendary game developers at id Software, comes an explosive journey into the nightmare world of DOOM. Embark on a harrowing mission to rid a Martian Moon Base of hordes of demonic creatures. Navigate through DOOM's 24 maze like levels, scouring the corridors for secret areas and combat aids as you take on hell spawned demons with an explosive arsenal of chainguns, plasma rifles and rocket launchers. Use the Game Boy Advance Game Link Cable to team up with a friend and blast the levels together or link up to 4 players for the ultimate deathmatch.

    Blast your way to freedom through DOOM's 24 levels of destruction. Annihilate hell spawned demons with plasma rifles, chainguns and rocket launchers.

    Team up with a friend for 2 Player Co-op or link up to four players together for the ultimate deathmatch.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69577) on May 24, 2003.