08 Almost a couple dozen Doom 4 screenshots are out!

If you're a die hard Doom fan you've no doubt been frantically holding out to get whatever bits of info you can source on the fourth release in id SOftware's classic FPS series, as until now there's been very little mentioned about it apart from a brief statement during QuakeCon 2011 from John Carmack. At that time Carmack said Doom 4 was a go and that it would be using a new scripting language called "super-script" which is based on C++.

If you're a die hard Doom fan you've no doubt been frantically holding out to get whatever bits of info you can source on the fourth release in id SOftware's classic FPS series, as until now there's been very little mentioned about it apart from a brief statement during QuakeCon 2011 from John Carmack. At that time Carmack said Doom 4 was a go and that it would be using a new scripting language called "super-script" which is based on C++.

01 Almost a couple dozen Doom 4 screenshots are out!

Since then we've heard next to nothing on its development, not until this report came in on Tuesday morning that is. AllGamesBeta have posted up no less than 21 screenshots of id Software's work in progress on the game, although in this same report they give some shattering news that supposedly the game has been cancelled and won't be seeing light of day.

02 Almost a couple dozen Doom 4 screenshots are out!

Thankfully it was indicated a short time later through a Tweet that Doom 4 is anything but doomed and is indeed still a work in progress.

03 Almost a couple dozen Doom 4 screenshots are out!

As for these screenshots however, Bethesda has not come forward and confirmed or denied their authenticity. They certainly appear to be legit, depicting previous rumours that Doom 4 would be a remake of an earlier installment (Doom II: Hell on Earth) or possibly a prequel to Doom 3 where the carnage would take place on Earth.

04 Almost a couple dozen Doom 4 screenshots are out!

To see the full stash of screenies head over to the source, but remember to ignore the cancellation talk!

Source: AllGamesBeta