John Romero releases a new ‘Doom II’ level to raise money for Ukraine

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John Romero, co-founder of id Software, has released a new level for Doom II referred to as One Humanity. It’s the primary level he has designed for the sport because it was launched in 1994 and, extra importantly, it’ll profit the humanitarian efforts of the Red Cross and the UN Central Emergency Response Fund in Ukraine. The level will set you again €5 or $5.50, and one hundred pc of the proceeds will go in the direction of these organizations, Romero has introduced on Twitter. 

Doom II is a critically acclaimed first-person shooter that folks nonetheless get pleasure from taking part in nearly 20 years on. To have the option to play One Humanity, you should have an authentic copy of the sport and a trendy supply port. 

Romero has joined the listing of individuals and corporations within the gaming business that had taken steps to assist Ukraine following Russia’s invasion. The Pokémon Company donated $200,000 to GlobalGiving’s humanitarian aid efforts within the nation, which is able to profit households and kids affected by the conflict. EA eliminated Russian nationwide group and golf equipment from FIFA 22, FIFA Mobile and FIFA Online, whereas CD Projekt Red stopped promoting its video games in Russia and Belarus.

Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov additionally referred to as on Sony and Microsoft to block the PlayStation and Xbox accounts of gamers in Belarus and Russia. Fedorov, who’s additionally the nation’s Minister of Digital Transformation, is hoping the transfer would urge Russian residents to resist their authorities’s “disgraceful military aggression.”

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