If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Rise of the Triad reboot coming this year

UPDATE: New debut trailer within.

Update: We've added the debut trailer below.

Original story: A follow-up to the 1995 first-person shooter Rise of the Triad: Dark War was announced earlier today at QuakeCon.

Slated for a Steam release later this year, the Unreal Engine 3-based reboot is being developed by the creators of original Rise of the Triad Apogee Software in conjunction with Interceptor Entertainment.

The latter is a relatively new studio founded in 2010 that has yet to release a game. It was working on a fan-made Duke Nukem 3D remake, but the project was put on hold due to differences with Duke Nukem license owner Gearbox.

When we asked if the new Rise of the Triad game would be a sequel or remake, the PR rep replied, "I'd say it's a 'reimagining' or something of that nature. Not a new story or anything like that, but not just a straight-up remake, either - rebuilt from the ground up."

The new game will allow you to choose between five characters as they blast their way through 20 levels. Features include both single-player and multiplayer modes, a level editor, and settings such as God mode, Elasto mode, Mercury mode, Shrooms mode and Dog mode.

Additionally, it will include full enemy dismemberment and a remixed soundtrack "re-forged in the fires of heavy metal." The old soundtrack will still be available as well for the more nostalgic among us.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

Tagged With

About the Author

Jeffrey Matulef avatar

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch