Doom Sucks on Nintendo’s Game and Watch

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: November 24, 2020

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It’s a strange
observation but don’t you think that people are just hell-bent on porting Doom
to literally every gaming device on the planet? In fact, you may find a Tumblr
blog that is purely dedicated to this unique pleasure. The latest entry to the
long list of gaming devices is Nintendo Game & Watch. At least, you will
find it on the re-release version.

The game that was
originally released in Japan in 1980 and it launched the d-pad controller to
the world, it was Nintendo’s first big economic success! To celebrate its 35th
anniversary, Nintendo re-launched the hardware, and of course, this has given an
opportunity to the hackers to try different techs and games on the device. 

got Doom eternal Nintendo switch running on the Nintendo, but he did make a couple of compromises to
ensure successful porting. Like, he removed several textures and decreased the
screen resolution. Furthermore, he has to disable the sound. But hey, the game
was playing at the end of the day!

The Game & Watch
was originally designed to have three games but this YouTuber managed to port
Doom on it after showing a lot of patience. To make this happen, he played the
game at a decreased speed than normal and simplified the game steps. Oh, if you
think that getting far ahead in the game was easy, you’re wrong. Programmers
Stackshaming and Konrad Beckmann had to trick the device so as to offload the
firmware and inject different set of codes into the external storage, which can be accessed through the device’s tiny

And another major
problem was the size of Doom. Thus, they had to make a lot to effort to find a
version of Doom that was the perfect size for Game & Watch’s storage. They
found a package known as Minimal Doom IWAD which is a replacement for the games
original textures and is basically a simplified version. And after all of this,
they were left with only 1.1 MB of usable storage so they also disabled the

Game & Watch was
originally designed to run Nintendo’s original games – Nintendo’s NES classic,
Super Mario Bros, and Super Mario Bros. 2. You may also work Mario-themed game
of Game Ball. Initially, Doom’s demon-slaying action game wasn’t part of the
Nintendo console until SNES released. This achievement is quite impressive, we
must say!

Doom is actually a
standby for programmers who love to experiment. 
You can find it in Samsung refrigerator where it can run iCloud and in
Window PC which is built in Minecraft. It can also be found in the Touch Bar of
MacBook Pro.

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Updated November 24, 2020
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