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'''Doom Absolution''' was a planned sequel to ''Doom 64''. The game was to be multiplayer-focused, as Doom 64's multiplayer mode was cancelled during development. The developers wished to compete with ''Goldeneye 007''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s multiplayer mode, but the game was canned shortly after development started.<ref>[http://uk.ign.com/articles/1997/07/11/midway-adds-new-sports-games-to-the-fire Midway Adds New Sports, Games, to the Fire] - IGN</ref> It was supposedly cancelled due to how dated the Doom engine was. The team then decided to work on ''Quake 64'' instead.<ref>[http://uk.ign.com/articles/1997/07/11/n-query-6 N-Query] - IGN</ref>  
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'''''Doom Absolution''''' was a planned sequel to ''Doom 64''. The game was to be multiplayer-focused, as ''Doom 64'''s multiplayer mode was cancelled during development. The developers wished to compete with ''Goldeneye 007''s multiplayer mode, but the game was canned shortly after development started.<ref>[http://uk.ign.com/articles/1997/07/11/midway-adds-new-sports-games-to-the-fire Midway Adds New Sports, Games, to the Fire] - IGN</ref> It was supposedly cancelled due to how dated the Doom engine was. The team then decided to work on ''Quake 64'' instead.<ref>[http://uk.ign.com/articles/1997/07/11/n-query-6 N-Query] - IGN</ref>  
  
No screenshots were released, nor were any gameplay trailers. The name ''Doom Absolution'' was later used by fans for the Doom 64 Total Conversion.
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No screenshots were released, nor were any gameplay trailers. The name ''Doom Absolution'' was later used by fans for the ''Doom 64'' Total Conversion.
 
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Revision as of 19:29, 31 October 2017

Doom Absolute recreation.JPG

Screenshots of the fan-made recreation of the game.

Status: Lost

Doom Absolution was a planned sequel to Doom 64. The game was to be multiplayer-focused, as Doom 64's multiplayer mode was cancelled during development. The developers wished to compete with Goldeneye 007s multiplayer mode, but the game was canned shortly after development started.[1] It was supposedly cancelled due to how dated the Doom engine was. The team then decided to work on Quake 64 instead.[2]

No screenshots were released, nor were any gameplay trailers. The name Doom Absolution was later used by fans for the Doom 64 Total Conversion.

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