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Obituary: Remembering Stephen Hornback, videogame artist and 'Duke's Mighty Foot'

By David Craddock, Dec 02, 2016 3:15pm PST

The developers of Wolfenstein 3D, Rise of the Triad, Duke Nukem 3D, and other games say goodbye to their friend and colleague.


"This was a nice article; don't always know the names behind the games that brought us joy."

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Rad Rogers is the modern version of Commander Keen you secretly wanted

By Daniel Perez, Sep 06, 2016 9:25am PDT

Interceptor Entertainment is hoping to revitalize the classic side-scrolling platformer genre with its upcoming game, Rad Rogers.


"Yea - I've learned to be cautiously optimistic in regards to games like these. I've been ..."

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Rise of the Triad free on GOG Today; Will Soon Get Steam Crossplay

By Steven Wong, Mar 16, 2015 10:35am PDT

GOG.com and Apogee Software announced that it will be giving away 30,000 copies of Rise of the Triad (2013) later today, and that GOG and Steam players will soon be able to face off against each other.


Rise of the Triad 1.4 patch adds Doomstick and six new multiplayer maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 03, 2014 6:00pm PDT

Rise of the Triad is whipping out its Doomstick for its new 1.4 patch, which adds six new multiplayer maps.


Rise of the Triad patches in editor and quicksaves

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 30, 2013 7:30am PDT

Ah, The Good Old Days, when FPSs were fast and maps were made shoddily by our friends. Retro remake Rise of the Triad is now prodding your PC gaming nostalgia gland harder, with a new patch yesterday adding an editor to make maps and mods, as well as much-requested quicksavi...


"Oh god I just realized my lame grammar and punctuation, where is the edit button? "

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Rise of the Triad 1.1 patch adds five new multiplayer maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Rise of the Triad has issued its 1.1 patch with five free multiplayer maps, hundreds of bug fixes, and a new trailer.


"Fair enough. I wasn't a huge fan of the original, and the atrocious performance has definitely ..."

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Rise of the Triad launch trailer gibs everything

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Nostalgianauts, today you get to play in blood and guts galore. Throwback FPS Rise of the Triad launched on PC today, bringing back the classic shooter series with all its dual-wielded pistols, rocket launchers, supernatural baseball bats, dog maulings, nets, magic powers, g...


"The first few seconds of the Giant Bomb QL was pretty great - whoa, that's fast!"

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Rise of the Triad coming on July 31; pre-orders to include Dark War

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2013 7:00am PDT

Rise of the Triad pre-orders are now open, and include Rise of the Triad: Dark War, and the Blake Stone games Aliens of Gold and Planet Strike.


"I don't know how random it's inclusion is, Apogee LLC(as opposed to Apogee Ktd AKA 3D Realms) ..."

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Rise of the Triad specs detailed, coming this summer

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Interceptor and Apogee Software announced today that Rise of the Triad will be coming this summer. The PC specs have also been detailed, so you can plan accordingly.


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Rise of the Triad trailer: 17 minutes of multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2013 6:00am PDT

Zippy movement, nasty gibs, health packs, and ridiculous weaponry, that's the sort of jazz you'd hope for in a reboot of a vintage FPS, right? Well by golly, the new Rise of the Triad has all that yore-y stuff and more. A new trailer from developer Interceptor Entertainment ...


"Very much looking forward to this. With all these reboots happening, though, it's a shame nobody ..."

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Rise of the Triad preview

By John Keefer, Aug 06, 2012 3:30pm PDT

If you enjoyed the original Rise of the Triad from Apogee back in 1995, then don't expect too much more from the upcoming reboot from Interceptor, except a few game tweaks and an Unreal Engine 3 upgrade. OK, that may be enough to try it again.


"Why hasn't this been done with the classic Doom and Duke games? >:( That said, I am all ..."

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Rise of the Triad revival announced at QuakeCon

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Rise of the Triad was officially announced at QuakeCon today, and it's due out later this year via Steam.


"Nothing like remaking a popular old game to lock down the amount of innovation you can ..."

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Apogee launches new online store, offers 'Legacy' pack

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2011 10:30am PDT

Apogee Software has launched a new online store, and is offering a "Legacy Pack" with two Duke Nukem titles, Rise of the Triad: Dark War, and two Blake Stone titles, all for $19.99.


"This is the new Apogee, it has nothing to do with 3DR, they just licensed the old name/brand, ..."

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Leisure Suit Larry Creator's 'Sam Suede' Resurrected

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2010 12:30pm PST

Once billed as Leisure Suit Larry creator Al Lowe's return to the games industry before being placed on hold, iBase Games' "action comedy" Sam...


Rise of the Triad iPhone Port Announced

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2010 8:30am PST

An iPhone and iPod touch port of Apogee's mid-nineties shooter Rise of the Triad will


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