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Interceptor Entertainment, Aalborg, Denmark-based developers of Rise of the Triad and iOS ports of Duke Nukem and its sequel, are currently working on a game known as "Project Ascender." The game is in development for PS4 and PC, and has been in the works since September. The project's existence...

December 6th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Interceptor Entertainment's bang-up job of recreating Rise of the Triad for the modern era unavoidably highlights some of the original's flaws, and serves as a stark reminder that certain relics just can't live up to our warm, fuzzy memories. Rise of the Triad starts off fabulously well. A stylize...

July 31st 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rise of the Triad is due on July 31 and available for pre-order now, for $15, through Steam, GOG, Green Man Gaming and original developer Apogee's own store. Pre-orders get the Apogee Throwback Pack for free. The pack usually runs $10 and includes Rise of the Triad: Dark War, the Extreme Rise of...

July 1st 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The release window for Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment's revival of Rise of the Triad has been narrowed from sometime this year to sometime this summer, it was announced on the game's official blog today. Also unveiled, in addition to the homage cover artwork above, was the fact that...

May 29th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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GOG has added 10 more jams to its ever-growing list of OSX-compatible games, almost all of which have never been available on an Apple platform previously. Mac folk running OSX 10.6.8 or newer can now partake in Syndicate Wars, Rise of the Triad: Dark War, Blade Stone: Planet Strike, Strike Comman...

May 11th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Interceptor Entertainment's remake of Apogee's Rise of the Triad will be out sometime soon – no specifics announced yet – for $14.99. In the meantime, we can share 18 minutes of the game's old-school multiplayer action.

April 16th 2013 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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Apogee's 1994 first-person shooter, Rise of the Triad: Dark War, is 60% off on GOG.com today. Those gearing up for the eventual return of the game courtesy of Interceptor Entertainment, as announced at QuakeCon this year, have until 10:59am GMT tomorrow to pick up the original game for $2.39.The DR...

September 12th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We imagine this is actually how a lot of Unreal Engine 3 games are built, actually. Still, this time lapse video shows off some of the tricks that couldn't be pulled with the Wolfenstein 3D engine that ran the original Rise of the Triad. Tricks like, you know, round surfaces.%Gallery-163733%

August 30th 2012 at 4:30am 0 Comments
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By the late 90s, Apogee Software – the legal name of 3D Realms – was a household name for hardcore PC gamers. The Texas-based studio was responsible for franchises like Duke Nukem and published some of id Software's earliest hits such as Wolfenstein 3D.Years later that partnership conti...

August 7th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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The return of the PC classic Rise of the Triad from developer Interceptor Entertainment will be sold digitally for $14.99 and offer all post-launch DLC for free, the dev announced during QuakeCon 2012.Marketing director Dave Oshry told Joystiq the priority was being faithful to the original Rise of...

August 5th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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When it comes to the early days of first-person shooters, names like Wolfenstein 3D and Doom come up a lot. There are some, however, lucky enough to remember Rise of the Triad, a frenetic, gory and occasionally downright goofy shooter from 1994. Now, after over 15 years, Rise of the Triad is coming...

August 2nd 2012 at 3:17pm 0 Comments
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A Twitter account for Apogee's 1994 first-person shooter, Rise of the Triad, has been discovered. The bio for the account reads, "The world's most ludicrous shooter has returned!" The obvious implication is that a new Rise of the Triad, or possibly a remake, is in the works.The account follows two...

August 2nd 2012 at 11:49am 0 Comments