The new Doom was shown to the attendees of QuakeCon last week, but the general public must wait to see gameplay footage.
In the meantime, let's ogle the latest update for Brutal Doom, a mod for Doom, Doom 2 and a handful of other spinoffs, that adds an incredible number of modern features. Created by modder Sergeant_Mark_IV, plenty of things have been added over the past 19 versions of Brutal Doom, including blood that sticks to walls and limbs that can be individually removed from enemies.
Brutal Doom v20 is the first version to add ragdoll physics, an effect rarely seen in games with 2D characters like Doom, in which a body can be tossed about a room like a lifeless toy.
The effect is as stomach-churning as it is hysterical. Representatives from id and Bethesda have spoken about wanting to recapture that original Doom feel in a modern way. Hopefully Brutal Doom is providing plenty of inspiration.