JAMDAT signs deal with id Software for DOOM

May 17 2005 - 03:50 PM ET | In The News
JAMDAT Mobile has signed a multiyear license with id Software for exlusive rights to DOOM mobile. DOOM, one of the most popular games of all time, will be published by JAMDAT under the name DOOM RPG. The deal also covers a second game that will be published at a later date. bq. "DOOM RPG" has been created by id Software specifically for mobile phones, and is based on the popular first person shooter game originally launched in 1994. "DOOM" and its sequels are among the most popular PC games ever, with millions of copies sold. "DOOM RPG" preserves the look, feel and excitement of the original "DOOM" game, while integrating a tactical, turn-based combat system for easy to learn one-handed gaming. The DOOM RPG release is expected to coincide with the release of DOOM the movie which is currently slated to open on October 21st.