Today marks the 25th anniversary since many gamers first traveled to hell (and lived to tell the tale) in DOOM, and to celebrate the influential video game's silver anniversary, Bethesda has launched a new, official DOOM fan club that will celebrate the demon-slaying franchise over the next 12 months in what will be known as the Year of DOOM (with a bunch of new goodies, including a zombie slayer skin for the upcoming DOOM Eternal).

"Times change. DOOM is Eternal. Join the brand-new official DOOM fan club now at

A quarter century has passed since DOOM was released to the unsuspecting masses. More than two decades later the franchise has spawned multiple sequels, spin-off titles, films, comics, and cemented itself as part of the pop culture lexicon. Over the next year we’re celebrating 25 years of ripping and tearing. Twenty-five years of mods, gibs, guns, and the most passionate, unwavering, and ardent fan base this side of Phobos. Whether you cut your teeth in 1993 or if DOOM (2016) was your first trip to Hell, we’re asking all DOOM Slayers past, present, and future to unite in celebrating one of entertainment’s most iconic franchises. Welcome to the Year of DOOM.

Join the brand-new official DOOM fan club now at Just for signing up, you'll receive an exclusive 25th Anniversary Zombie DOOM Slayer skin to be used in DOOM Eternal when it launches. Stay tuned to the site for more details on how to participate in the Year of DOOM, including information on exclusive content, rewards, events, contests, and much more.

Have your own favorite DOOM memories? Share your favorites on social with the hashtag #DOOM25.

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Derek Anderson
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Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.

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