Doom, Quake designer has plans for 'old school' FPS

id Software cofounder and designer of famous shooters John Romero keen on building new genre project, says it is not Daikatana 2.

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id Software cofounder and instrumental designer on seminal shooters Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein 3D John Romero has plans for an "old school" first-person shooter, the developer has revealed.

Behind that smile is an idea for a new shooter.
Behind that smile is an idea for a new shooter.

Responding to a Twitter question of "Have you given up on making a good old school FPS?" Romero responded, "Definitely not. I have plans…"

Romero did not elaborate further on the point, but in a later tweet, he confirmed that the new project would not be a sequel to 2000 shooter Daikatana.

"There will be no [Daikatana 2]! he said.

Romero has had a busy career since leaving id Software in 1996. Over the years that followed, the developer held high-level positions at Midway, Slipgate Ironworks, Gazillion Entertainment, Monkeystone Games, and Ion Storm. Romero currently serves as CEO and cofounder of Loot Drop, a San Bruno, California- based developer specializing in social and mobile games.

[CORRECTION] An earlier version of this story reported that Romero worked at Ion Games. GameSpot regrets the error.

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