With Doom 3 getting the remastered BFG Edition release last year, deviantART user Elemental79 decide to give a facelift an iconic screenshot of Pinky from the original game.
Visit his deviantART page and watch the video below to learn more.
Later today on Steam we will be releasing the official tool kit for RAGE – the same tools used to create RAGE and it’s DLC, The Scorchers. From the game’s world building tool, idStudio, to game maps and assets, the kit provides everything you need to get started with modding the first-ever idTech 5 title.
Interested? Before you start downloading the hefty 35+ GB file, the RAGE team has provided some documents to read. As described in the welcome document, these tools provided are complex and aimed towards “technically sophisticated and adventurous” modders.
To download the kit itself, be on the lookout for the RAGE Tool Kit in the Tools section of Steam (the same place you’d download Skyrim’s Creation Kit).
We’ve reached the final hours of 2012, and since our last update, numerous sites have bestowed year-ending honors to Dishonored.
After receiving thousands of votes, Eurogamer announced that the game topped their Readers’ Top 50 Games of 2012! Big thanks to the Eurogamer community for voting one of our titles #1 for the second year in a row.
Also worth celebrating, Xbox LIVE is ending the year with a one-day sale on The Elder Scrolls. Titles include:
Today marks the 15th anniversary of QUAKE II’s release on PC. Celebrating the affair, id Software’s Tim Willits shared some fun facts about the game:
Later today, Tim plans to celebrate by taking these QUAKE action figures out of the display case and reenacting his favorite moments from the game. Let us know how you’ll be celebrating the game’s anniversary in the comment section below.
Additionally, the next time you boot up the game on Steam, you’ll receive the new PC title update for the game. For more, read the release notes below.
- All projectiles cast shadows
- Texture LOD bias added to menu options
- Added option to force v-sync (instead of “smart v-sync”)
- Adjusted default brightness value
- Shadow casting projectiles added to menu options
- Allow setting anti-aliasing up to 16x on Nvidia hardware. AMD/Intel cap is at 8x
- Adjusted range of vertical sensitivity (allows you to lower sensitivity further than original implementation)
- Added option to disable checkpoints
- Allow left/right to enter resolution menu
- Variable FOV settings options were added into the main menu
- Added controller bind options
- Added additional anti-cheat measures
- Fixed blood splatter effects break after reloading save game
- Fixed broken view nodal code that allowed players to see through the world by backing into a wall and looking up
- Fixed weapon impact effects break after using the artifact (heart)
- Fixed leaderboards to work across languages
Dust off your BFG and ready yourself for the definitive battle against the forces of Hell. Beginning this week, DOOM Classic Complete is available on PSN.
Available on PSN this week for $14.99/£11.99/€14.99, the collection includes DOOM (with the additional episode “Thy Flesh Consumed”), DOOM II (including the additional episodes “No Rest for the Living” and “The Master Levels”) and Final DOOM.
Put the duct tape away and grab your flashlight!
On the heels of DOOM 3 BFG Edition’s release, we heard feedback from fans: you still wanted a chance to purchase the game’s original 2004 release. Beginning this week, the original version of DOOM 3 and its expansion, Resurrection of Evil, are available at a lower price.
Discounted packs include:
For players with the BFG Edition of the game, you’ll be happy to know that we’ll be releasing the GPL source code in the near future. Stay tuned for updates.
BFG Edition includes the original versions DOOM and DOOM II, as well as re-mastered versions of DOOM 3 and its Resurrection of Evil add-on pack. And for the first time ever, play eight never-before-seen DOOM 3 levels in ‘The Lost Mission’.
Later today, PS3 players will be able to download the game directly on PSN. And if you already own DOOM 3 on Steam, between now and November 13th you can save $10 on your purchase.
Last week G4TV counted down their top 100 games of all time, with both id Software and Bethesda Game Studios being well represented. Titles making the cut included Fallout 3 (#75), Wolfenstein 3D (#63), QUAKE III: Arena (#43), Skyrim (#31), and DOOM II (#12)
Check out the list and email us a list of your Top 100 games for a chance to be randomly selected to win a Jeremy Soule-signed copy of the Skyrim soundtrack!
Rules after the break…