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Announcement Trailer: Doom 3 BFG Edition HD Collection

Bethesda and id Software have announced today an upcoming remake of Doom 3 via the HD re-mastered BFG edition for the Xbox 360 and PS3.  This new bundle will release sometime in the Fall, and it will feature Doom 3, the Resurrection of Evil expansion pack, and seven new levels titled the Lost Missions.  In addition to all of this content the Doom 3 BFG edition will also come bundled with copies of Doom and Doom 2.

It’s plain to see that this is the definitive Doom experience, so if you’ve been wanting to get your nostalgia on, then you should definitely pick this game up later this year.  You can watch the official announcement trailer for Doom 3 BFG edition below, as well as read the full press release.  You’ve been finally able to play Doom on your PS3…

Doom 3 BFG Edition E3 2012 Announcement Trailer [HD]

BETHESDA SOFTWORKS ANNOUNCES DOOM 3 BFG EDITION

id Software’s Genre-Defining Game Returns This Fall with All-New Content

May 30, 2012 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that DOOM® 3 BFGEdition will be available this Fall and features DOOM® 3 and the Resurrection of Evil® add-on pack, both of which have been completely re-mastered. The package also includes hours of new content – seven new levels entitled ‘The Lost Mission.’  DOOM 3 BFG Edition is slated for release for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC and PlayStation® 3 – marking the first time anyDOOM game has ever appeared on the PlayStation® 3.

Re-mastered for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, this genre defining game and its expansion pack offers greatly enhanced graphics, deeply immersing the player in the demonic world of this terrifying horror masterpiece. Players will also experience a never-before-seen single-player story, ‘The Lost Mission,’ featuring seven heart-pounding levels that will once again have them on the edge of their seats.

DOOM 3, Resurrection of Evil, and ‘The Lost Mission’ have been optimized in 3D,  featuring 5.1 surround sound, Xbox 360 Achievements, PlayStation 3 trophies, improved rendering and lighting, and a new check point save system allowing for smoother progression through the game. id® Software has fine-tuned the controls to bring the intensity of the DOOM single and multiplayer experience to the consoles, and DOOM 3 now features the new armor-mounted flashlight, allowing players to illuminate dark corners and blast enemies at the same time.

DOOM 3 was enthusiastically embraced by gamers worldwide at its release,” said John Carmack, Technical Director at id Software. “Today, the full experience has been enhanced and extended to be better than ever, and is delivered across all the platforms with a silky smooth frame rate and highly responsive controls.  New support for 3D TVs, monitors, and head mounted displays also allows players to experience the game with more depth than ever before. We think shooter fans everywhere will love it.”

As a special bonus, DOOM 3 BFG Edition will also include the original DOOM® and DOOM® 2 games, making it the definitive collection of the revolutionary games developed by id Software,  the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre.

DOOM 3 BFG Edition has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information please visit www.facebook/Doom.

 

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