Doom 3 XBox Expansion Dated

Doom 3 XBox Expansion Dated Doom 3 XBox Expansion Dated

id Software and Activision, today confirmed 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.

According to Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software, 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 heart-pounding title features a new co-operative campaign and exciting Xbox Live multiplayer action. The exclusive Limited Collector's Edition will also include 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 and critically acclaimed DOOM 3. 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.

During an Activision conference call its CEO, Ron Doornink announced that both Doom 3 based projects expected within fiscal 2005 have now been moved to fiscal 2006. Before you start digging your own way to hell, you have to remember that Activision's fiscal 2006 actually begins April 1, 2005.
Doornink himself later revealed that both the PC expansion, Resurrection of Evil and the Xbox port of the original game, with co-op enabled, should be released in April 2005.

The console port of Doom 3 is currently being developed by Vicarious Visions and will introduce a co-op mode and XBox Live play while the game will also be available as part of a package which will include Live-enabled copies of the PC games, Doom and Doom 2.

Resurrection of Evil will see the UAC returning to Mars 2 years after the unexplained disaster. The mission will be to investigate a mysterious beacon buried deep in the ruins of the ancient civilization. Players will now be faced with six new demons including the hunters and will be able to compete in new 8-player capture the flag arenas.
New weapons will include a double-barreled shotgun while this time players will also possess demonic powers to use against the enemy. Gravity is also expected to be a weapon at the nameless marine's disposal.
As you might expect from a game which sports the slogan, True Evil Never Dies, the trip to hell is guaranteed.