Lets you Rip and Tear Wherever the Hell You Wantp>AUSTIN, TX – Veteran studio Panic Button, in conjunction with id Software® and Bethesda Softworks®, has completed a port of the seminal first-person shooter DOOM® to the Nintendo SwitchTM, which released on November 10, 2017.
DOOM returns on the Nintendo Switch as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience. Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat – whether you’re obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes.
Staffed by a team that includes fans of the franchise, and longtime fans of Nintendo, Panic Button worked closely with id Software and its proprietary idTech® engine to bring the core shooter to Nintendo’s newest console.
Building on Panic Button's long-time development experience and unique expertise with the hardware, DOOM for Nintendo Switch represents a key success in Panic Button’s strategic growth.
“When you look at Panic Button’s portfolio, you’ll see a definitive story over the last six years, as we increasingly add high-visibility, high-caliber titles,” said Adam Creighton, Studio Head for Panic Button. “DOOM is a revolutionary first-person shooter that inspired a genre and cemented itself as part of the pop culture landscape. We’re grateful to be part of bringing it to a new audience.”
“DOOM for Nintendo Switch wouldn’t exist without DOOM, so we wanted to bring id Software’s shooter to the hardware in a way that made them and Bethesda proud,” Creighton said. “We’re thrilled for Nintendo fans, shooter fans, or anyone who loves unfiltered gameplay experiences to play DOOM on Switch.”
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About Panic Button
Panic Button was founded in 2007 by long-time, experienced game developers. The Austin, TX studio is driven to “Make Good Games with Good People,” and specializes in challenging work-for-hire, co-development, original intellectual property, and specialized services like digital publishing. Recent projects include Rocket League (released for Nintendo Switch in November), the Disney Infinity franchise, and Octodad: Dadliest Catch. More information can be found at www.panicbuttongames.com.
About id Software
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com
About ZeniMax Media Inc.
ZeniMax Media is a privately owned media organization headquartered outside Washington DC with international publishing offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Eindhoven, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney. Through its subsidiaries, ZeniMax Media creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. ZeniMax Media divisions include Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Studios Montreal, Escalation Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames, Battlecry Studios, ZeniMax Online Studios, ZeniMax Europe Ltd., ZeniMax Asia K.K., ZeniMax Asia Pacific Limited, and ZeniMax Australia Pty Ltd. For more information on ZeniMax Media, visit www.zenimax.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil WithinTM, Prey® and RAGE®. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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