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Ships Ahoy - DOOM 3: BFG Edition

The Bethesda Blog announces today is the North American release day for the DOOM 3: BFG Edition, an enhanced edition of id Software's first-person shooter series. Here's the Launch Trailer, and here's word:

Relive your favorite moments of DOOM with the newly-released DOOM 3 BFG Edition — available now in North America and this Friday in Europe on Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3!

BFG Edition includes the original versions DOOM and DOOM II, as well as re-mastered versions of DOOM 3 and its Resurrection of Evil add-on pack. And for the first time ever, play eight never-before-seen DOOM 3 levels in ‘The Lost Mission’.

Later today, PS3 players will be able to download the game directly on PSN. And if you already own DOOM 3 on Steam, between now and November 13th you can save $10 on your purchase.

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29. It's a console bargain-bin game without the bargain bin price. Oct 17, 2012, 18:33 hb3d
 
Flatline wrote on Oct 17, 2012, 18:22:
This is a bargain-bin release.
but with a $30 pricetag instead of $5 or $10

What makes this re-release of the game especially exasperating for PC gamers is that it is a consolized bastardization of a classic PC game. Even if you didn't like Doom 3, you still have to admit that the PC version of the game is still a PC game in terms of features (game settings, SDK, dedicated server multiplayer, etc.). This re-release of the game is a classic example of what is wrong with PC games today. You don't save PC gaming by turning the PC into a game console.
 
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