Make a date with death, id Software and Activision, Inc. have confirmed today the week of April 4 as the worldwide release of never-ending evil, with the arrivals of both DOOM 3 for the Xbox and DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil, the official PC expansion pack to what critics and gamers have raved is one of the scariest games ever created: DOOM 3.
“Brace yourself for a new breed of fear and excitement,” said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software. “DOOM 3 for the Xbox brings gripping action, unparalleled graphics and sound, and a truly terrifying experience to the home theater. This is DOOM 3 built for the Xbox, including 480p and wide-screen support, full Xbox Live multiplayer, and the Xbox exclusive 2-player co-op campaign. For fans of DOOM 3 on the PC, Resurrection of Evil takes you to the undiscovered depths of the UAC’s Mars base and back to Hell itself for a vicious new battle with the forces of evil and the most ferocious demons imaginable.”
Rated 10 out of 10 by XBN magazine, DOOM 3 for the Xbox brings the sci-fi horror masterpiece to console gamers everywhere. In addition to the most frightening and immersive single player game ever created, the heart-pounding title features a new co-operative campaign and exciting Xbox Live multiplayer action. The exclusive Limited Collector’s Edition also includes full versions of the original Ultimate DOOM and DOOM II playable in single player, or split-screen co-op or deathmatch with 2-4 players on one Xbox. DOOM 3 for the Xbox is developed by Vicarious Visions and id Software.
Co-developed by Nerve Software and id Software, DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil continues the terrifying and intense action of the top selling, critically acclaimed and instant classic DOOM 3 — awarded 94% from PC Gamer and five out of five stars from Computer Gaming World — in an all-new assault on humanity. Resurrection of Evil picks up two years following the events of the original in a once forgotten and remote UAC research facility on Mars. Players wage a brutal war against an army of new demons and zombies including Hell’s own Hunters, while utilizing incredible new weapons like the physics defying “grabber” and the return of the classic double-barreled shotgun. Featuring new locations, puzzles and mysterious powers like the ability to slow time, Resurrection of Evil will have players reloading for the bloodiest battle yet.