Top 15 Games Like Doom (Games Better Than Doom In Their Own Way)

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DOOM has always been the defining benchmark of the First-Person Shooter genre—this is a statement that will rarely be argued against. It blew our minds in 1993, it did it again in 2016 with the release of the 'reboot', and it’s revving it up big-time for the upcoming DOOM: Eternal.

The series laid the groundwork for virtually every FPS that came after, but that's not to say it's the only rip-roaring trailblazer in the genre. Taking influence from DOOM while treading entirely new ground, here are 15 games that kick ass in their own rights.

15. Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing Campaign Gameplay

Taking place in the universe of Warhammer: 40,000, Space Hulk: Deathwing is a dark, atmospheric FPS experience. In the armored suit of a Space Marine Terminator, wield an array of powerful weapons and evolving abilities to take on the alien threat that lurks before you.

Space Hulks—massive derelict structures drifting through space—often hold the secrets of ancient technologies, hidden away in the dark. As a member of the unrivaled Deathwing marine force, it is down to you to brave the darkness, and survive against the vicious Genestealers that infest its depths. Lumber through claustrophobic halls; hone your unique Psyker powers; stay close to your fellow marines and watch your ammo counter—for a violent death could be lurking behind every corner...

Space Hulk: Deathwing takes DOOM's bombastic approach to sci-fi action/horror, places it in the much-loved Warhammer setting, and even allows for up to 4-player coop in addition to its single-player mode.

Brothers in arms: whether they're AI-controlled or controlled by friends through coop, your fellow marines will always fight by your side.

What makes a marine: pick out your preferred gun and melee weapon; customize your armor; and develop your powers and abilities through dedicated skill trees.

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