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Doom (Series) Alternatives

Doom is described as 'science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell' and is a popular first-person shooter in the games category. There are more than 50 games similar to Doom for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Playstation. The best alternative is Half-Life. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Xonotic or GZDoom. Other Doom like games are Fallout, Quake, Borderlands and Mafia.

Doom alternatives are mainly First-Person Shooters but may also be Horror Games or Role-playing Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Doom.
This page was last updated Dec 22, 2021
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  • Windows
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  • Stadia

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  1. Half-Life (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • HTC Vive
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    • Oculus Rift

    Half-Life is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Software, the company's debut product and the first in the Half-Life series.

    Represent entire series of Half-Life games including Half-Life, Half-Life 2.
  2. Xonotic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.



  3. Fallout (Series)

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Bethesda Launcher
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Fallout is an RPG game that is occurring after a nuclear war what destroyed the entire world as we now it. But there was a few people that survived in "Volts" and they created the "new world".

    Represent entire series of Fallout games including Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, Fallout 76.
  4. Quake (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software.

    Represent entire series of Quake games.
  5. Borderlands (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Epic Games Store
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox

    Borderlands is a first-person shooter mixed with role-playing game (experience, specializations) that takes you to a mysterious planet, looking like a futuristic Wild West.

    Represent entire series of Borderlands games.
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    It's a fast-paced FPS game with tons of enemies, a beautiful environment and a few RPG elements

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  6. GZDoom (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ZDoom is a family of enhanced ports of the Doom engine for running on modern operating systems. It runs on Windows, Linux, and OS X, and adds new features not found in the games as originally published by id Software.

    Represent entire series of GZDoom games.
  7. Mafia

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Mafia is a series of action-adventure video games developed by 2K Czech (formerly Illusion Softworks) with the third installment by Hangar 13, and published by 2K Games.

    Mafia vs Doom opinions
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    It's a 3rd person, story-driven action game, while Doom is a 1st person arcade game.

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  8. Destiny 2

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    • Stadia

    Humanity's last safe city has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Ghaul, the imposing commander of the brutal Red Legion. He has stripped the city's Guardians of their power, and forced the survivors to flee.

  9. OpenArena

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

    Discontinued

    Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

  10. Shadow Warrior Classic Redux (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Steam

    Shadow Warrior Classic Redux is a remastering of the cult classic PC shooter featuring enhanced visuals and new expansion content.

    Represent entire series of Shadow Warrior Classic Redux games.
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