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DOOM 3 Sales

This press release (thanks Frans) announces that DOOM 3 is selling like hotcakes: "The game debuted as the #1 best-selling PC game in the U.S. for the week ending August 7, according to NPD Techworld. Additionally, DOOM 3 was the #1 best-selling game overall in the U.K. for the weeks ending August 14 and August 21, according to the U.K. Chart Track and the #1 best-selling PC game in Australia, for the weeks ending August 8 and 15, according to GfK Inform Database. For the week ending August 15, DOOM 3 also was the #1 best-selling PC game in France, according to GfK; the #1 game in Germany, according to Media Control; and the #1 game in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, according to Manual Sweden, Manual Denmark and Manual Norway."

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85. Re: *yawn* Aug 24, 2004, 19:19 padlock
 
>> ...the immersion and atmosphere in Doom 3 match that of System Shock perfectly.

>That is so, so wrong!

I don't think it's wrong at all. System Shock 2 is my favorite game ever (closely followed by the thief series and Ultima Underworld), and I think Doom 3 is excellent. It's easily the most immersive game experience I've had in a very long time.

The thing both Doom 3 and the Looking Glass games have in common, appart from being great games, is they make excellent use of environmental sounds. I wish more games paid as much attention to sound design.

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