Apogee Entertainment announces a release date for Rise of the Triad:
, saying we can party like it's 1994 in the "definitive"
first-person shooter remaster beginning July 31st. It will launch for Windows,
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and in the
meantime, there's now a playable PC demo
. Also, a new
Release Date Announcement Trailer
showcases ROTT's signature madcap action.
Here's a refresher:
Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition is more than a
faithful recreation of the highly influential, genre-defining shooter. Thanks to
Nightdive Studios’ proprietary KEX engine, it is the original shooter in its
true form, built with the original source code. Experience a perfect mix of past
and present with 60+ frames-per-second gameplay, classic pixelated artwork
upscaled to 4K resolution, increased field-of-view, cloud saves, achievements,
Join the H.U.N.T., an elite squad of special forces and investigate mysterious
activity off the California coast and unravel the mystery of the Triad cult.
Select from five operatives, each with their own hit points, speed and accuracy
statistics, and blast a path back to Los Angeles. Play through five separate
campaigns including new episodes, expansion packs and never-before-seen Rise of
the Triad content from previously-lost beta builds.
Splatter blood and gibs (LUDICROUS GIBS!) across the island with over-the-top
weaponry like dual-wield pistols (the first dual-wield in video game history),
heat-seeker missiles, and earth-shaking Firebombs. Take the H.U.N.T. online
without the hassle of dial-up internet with multiplayer COMM-BAT supporting up
to 11 players. Go one-versus-ten in Hunter mode, and encounter the first ever
capture-the-flag mode in FPS history in “Capture the Triad” mode. Experience the
FPS that revolutionized 1994 by adding