Doom 3 BFG Edition News

Speedrunner sets new world record for Doom... 3?!

Sprints through campaign in under 65 minutes.

With all the hullabaloo around id Software's shockingly sterling Doom reboot, folks have been revisiting previous Doom titles. One such series fanatic, YouTuber Corpseflesh, even set a new world record for blazing through 2005's Doom 3 in record time.

Legendary and maybe part-machine programmer John Carmack will receive this year's BAFTA Fellowship award, joining the likes of Gabe Newell, Shigeru Miyamoto, Will Wright and many others. He'll receive the award at the BAFTA Games Awards 7th April in London - an event happening alongside EGX Rezzed.

Installing Doom 3 BFG on Xbox 360 makes Dooms 1 & 2 unplayable

UPDATE: Bethesda notes the games will still be playable, but must be accessed through the dashboard.

Update: Bethesda noted that if you do decide to install Doom 3 BFG, the previous games will still be available from the Xbox 360 dashboard, just not from the in-game menu. Here is the official response:

EGXDishonored and Doom 3 BFG Edition playable at Eurogamer Expo

Get the UK's first public hands-on with Bethesda's latest.

Thick and fast. That's how we like our Eurogamer Expo announcements now that everyone's signing them off and we can tell you what to expect. This morning we announced that Halo 4 is playable and Frank O'Connor from 343 Industries is doing a developer session. This afternoon we can add that Dishonored and Doom 3 BFG Edition will both be playable too!

Doom 3 BFG Edition release date, price announced

Doom 3 BFG Edition launches in Europe on 19th October 2012, Bethesda has announced.

It launches on PC for 19.99 / €29.99 and on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for 29.99 / €39.99.

The new version includes the original Doom and Doom 2, Doom 3 and its expansion Resurrection of Evil plus The Lost Mission, a never-before-seen single-player story for Doom 3 spread over seven fresh levels. Re-mastered graphics, support for 3D and head-mounted displays, 5.1 surround sound, improved rendering and lighting will also feature. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions will, naturally, include Achievements/Trophies.

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Doom 3 BFG Edition announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Doom 3 BFG Edition announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Remastered version with hours of new content, plus Doom and Doom 2.

Doom 3 BFG Edition, a re-mastered and expanded version of Doom 3, will be released for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this autumn, developer id Software has announced.

The new version includes the original Doom and Doom 2, Resurrection of Evil plus The Lost Mission, a never-before-seen single-player story for Doom 3 spread over seven fresh levels.

Re-mastered graphics, support for 3D and head-mounted displays, 5.1 surround sound, improved rendering and lighting will also feature.

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