Doom is a 1993 first-person shooter game developed by id Software for MS-DOS. Players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as Doom guy, fighting his way through hordes of invading demons from Hell. December 1, 1992: The first levels of Doom are released, with the announcement that the full game would be released in 1993. December 10, 1993: Doom is released in its entirety. September 30, 1994: Doom II: Hell on Earth is released.