Bethesda announces Doom 3 BFG Edition; features reworked versions of Doom 3, bundled with Doom 1 & 2

DSOGaming writes: "Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, today announced that DOOM 3 BFG Edition will be available this Autumn and features DOOM 3 and the Resurrection of Evil add-on pack, both of which have been completely re-mastered."

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NYC_Gamer1972d ago (Edited 1972d ago )

Bethesda is building up hype for Doom 4...

SuperLupe1972d ago

At this point can it still be a game for this gen ? I mean I bet the game will be out fall 2013 at the earliest but by that time next gen will be in or just around the corner. Maybe they'll skip current gen machines and go 720/PS4 right away.

kmanmx1972d ago

Perhaps but remember the 70m install base on each console by then won't dissapear, a lot of people won't upgrade to the new console straight away.

There will still be a lot of money to be made on current gen for a year or two after the new consoles are released.

But I do hope it is a next gen title.


It really depends on when are those next gen consoles releasing too. The only one supposed to release soon is the WiiU, the other ones we don't have even seen yet.

I don't think they would hold production of console versions till next gen, even if the current gen performance is inferior to what they were aiming for, just to have to deal with small intalled bases of new hardware anyway...

Specially considering this is a remaster they could be aiming to release it much sooner than fall 2013 and build hype to Doom 4 for consoles next gen. Remember that Doom is firstly a PC franchise, so making console owners familiar with it using a remastered title makes sense.

Agent_00_Revan1971d ago

Following the same path that Hitman: Blood Money took, they release the full version for the next gen system. While releasing a similar yet slightly gimped version for current consoles, appealing to the mass install base. In this case, the next gen version would be the full version that is the same as the PC.

Thats what I think they might do.

adorie1972d ago

If they got this on Steam I will pre-order it.

It really is a no-brainer for me.

jjdoyle1972d ago

Love Steam. Great service, great games, great prices!

Oh_Yeah1972d ago

bethesda is king of gaming this gen, cant wait for dishonered and fallout 4

primesuspect1972d ago

And every gamer who remembers paying $50 for that piece of crap scratches their collective heads...

NYC_Gamer1972d ago

I thought Doom 3 was the worst version

john21972d ago

To be honest, I enjoyed Doom 3. iD had stated countless of times in their interviews that it would be a slow-paced horror experience and it was great IMO (for it's time, especially when played at night with all the lights off)

Statix1972d ago (Edited 1972d ago )

DOOM 3 was merely okay, imo. Many gamers would describe it as "mediocre," and I think that's a a fair description. Insofar as "slow-paced, horror" experiences in an FPS, F.E.A.R. had it beat. Not only were the atmospheric horror elements better done, but the base gunplay, gameplay mechanics, and A.I. were better as well. I was drooling in anticipation for DOOM 3, but when it finally came out, I was personally disappointed.

Again, a decently enjoyable game, but not particularly memorable or unique.

cervantes991972d ago

Sorry, but I loved it. I enjoyed the slow paced horror element to the game as opposed to another military shooter.

Can't wait to play it remastered.

Kurt Russell1971d ago

I thought Doom 3 was excellent. Linear but a great bit of fun... I'm getting this and spazzing out with the berzerk powerup on multiplayer as soon as poss.

mananimal1971d ago

man your just nuts, Doom3 is the sickest shooter next to Half Life series IMO.

TENTONGUN1971d ago (Edited 1971d ago )

disagree, thought doom3 was just as good. i only played the original xbox version halfway then my xbox shit out on me. been wanting an hd version for years and im finaly getting it, and no im not a pc gamer. should be a discounted dl on live or psn, if not that would suck

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beerkeg1972d ago

I loved it, it was great. I've completed it many times over the years so I'm interested to see how they remaster it.

rmedtx1972d ago (Edited 1972d ago )

I am getting it.

mananimal1971d ago (Edited 1971d ago )

No doubt, Cant Wait, sign me up for my CORE, NO HOLDS BARRED, DONT GIVE A SHIT ABOUT THE CASUAL SHOOTER FAN, FPS, & thank you. Doom 3 is one of the sickest shooters period, it never gets old & Ive beat & play this game more than any other shooter by far, still own & play the xbox version & its expansion, love it. & @Moncole, ...Fuck STEAM(DRM), when your Local IP goes down or STEAM does, your twiddling your thumbs while Im still gaming cause I will OWN a DISC COPY, nuff said.

Moncole1972d ago

The people who have Doom 3 on Steam should get it for free.

RankFTW1972d ago

People who disagree don't have the game on Steam.

MySwordIsHeavenly1972d ago

Everybody has it on Steam already though. Very few people would be giving them actual money.

callahan091971d ago

I have it on Steam and I disagree (though I didn't click disagree) because the game is having new effort put into it for remastering. You bought the game probably as long as years ago, you got what you paid for and that doesn't and shouldn't have to include remakes of the game that come out at some distant point after you bought it originally. A remake and the original are not the same product so owning the original does not entitle you to the future endeavor. Now I could see an argument for requesting the original come included with the remake...

Walker1972d ago