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See also: doom
- (video games, trademark) A popular first-person shooter video game, often regarded as the father of the genre.
1996 May 1, Jeffrey Adam Young, “CyberMage: Darklight Awakening Review”, in Gamespot.com:
- Origin (...) have used the canvas of a Doom-like first-person 3-D engine to paint a master work of their own in this comic-book action game.
Written and trademarked as DOOM in capital letters.