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Rise of the Triad returns to PC this year, powered by Unreal Engine 3

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...

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Rumor: New Rise of the Triad in the works

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...

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Apogee opens online store, peddling its classics

Shareware pioneer Apogee Software has announced the launch of a new online store, offering a handful of Apogee's most well-known games, specifically Duke Nukem 3D, Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project, Rise of the Triad and both Blake Stone titles, all of which can be had for $5.99 each. Savvy readers...

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iPhone Rise of the Triad getting free add-on

Apparently "early 2010" meant "right now," as it looks like Apogee's Wolfenstein pseudo-sequel Rise of the Triad is already available for the iPhone. To mark the release, Apogee has announced that developer Mobilia Interactive plans to deliver a free update to the game entitled Extreme Rise of the...

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Apogee's Rise of the Triad getting ludicrous on iPhone

Apogee -- it's not dead yet! -- has announced that its cult classic first-person shooter, Rise of the Triad, is on its way to the iPhone OS. The game is being ported to the platform by Mobilia Interactive, which has produced a number of previous iPhone titles as well. The port actually surfaced...

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GOG in the Machine: Rise of the Triad and Seven Kingdoms 2

Good Old Games has added two more titles to its library. On one hand, we have a real-time strategy game, and on the other we have the game that popularized the term "ludicrous gibs." Something for everyone! Rise of the Triad: Dark War ($5.99) - A violent first person shooter with a God mode that...

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Ion Storm, Wolfpack vets lift lid off KingsIsle Entertainment

When the folks at KingsIsle Entertainment first approached us saying that they were working on something mysterious, we couldn't help but be intrigued. After all, this is a company co-founded by Tom Hall of id Software and Ion Storm fame, not to mention such nostalgic favorites as Commander Keen...

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