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DOOM 64 picks up where all the other DOOM games left off. After tearing through space, hell, and wherever else in the previous games, the Space Marine thought that the threat of the demons was finally past. Of course, one survived, and it is currently reanimating all of the fallen monsters in a last-ditch attempt to revitalize their evil mission. The player's task is to finally rid the universe of all the crazy hellions, from the dead guy with the pistol to the rocket-spewing Cyberdemon.

The game is very different from the original DOOM; it has larger sprites, pseudo 3D, new textures, scrolling skies, custom scripting which allows for morphing environments, spawning items and new character animations. The levels are completely new and the game features the Unmaker weapon and an alternative end boss.


DOOM 64 Windows Firing the rocket launcher in a maze-like level with high walls.
DOOM 64 Nintendo 64 Nice teeth
DOOM 64 Windows Introduction sequence
DOOM 64 Nintendo 64 Doom 64 has some cool lighting effects that aren't in other versions of Doom.  Not the blue glow cast on the bull demon.

Promo Images

DOOM 64 Screenshot
DOOM 64 Screenshot
DOOM 64 Screenshot
DOOM 64 Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "ドゥーム64" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Still Capturing The Sense of Doom. Nintendo 64 Guy Chapman (2001)
Doom fans rejoice! Nintendo 64 Skularach (5)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nintendo 64 Apr, 1997 5 out of 5 100
Nintendo Land Nintendo 64 2003 99 out of 100 99 Nintendo 64 Sep, 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
Video Games Nintendo 64 Aug, 1997 85 out of 100 85
64 Power / big.N / N Games Nintendo 64 Mar, 1997 81 out of 100 81
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 19, 2020 7 out of 10 70 Xbox One Mar 19, 2020 70 out of 100 70
Quebec Gamers Nintendo 64 Feb 14, 2003 6.8 out of 10 68
Retroage Nintendo 64 Mar 14, 2010 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Nintendo 64 Jan 31, 2012 C- 42


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The developer team, Midway, originally wanted to re-create all of the original enemies from the previous DOOM games, but due to deadlines and the memory constraints of the Nintendo 64 cartridge, they had to leave out Commando, Revenant, Arch-Vile and Spider Mastermind from the game.

Japanese version

In the Japanese version all blood was coloured green.


On July 1, 2003, a team of enthusiasts released their DOOM 64 Total Conversion for PC, with four extra levels. If you still have the original Doom2.wad, you can download and play the TC here.

Doom64EX was released on June 24, 2009. Unlike the previous Absolution TC, it boasts 100% recreation of the N64 game on Windows PCs. Screens comparing the ports can be found here.

Information also contributed by BurningStickMan and Daedolon.

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