Rise of the Triad Reboot Announced
Remake of the gory first-person shooter revealed at QuakeCon.
Publisher Apogee Software and developer Interceptor Entertainment announced a reboot of Apogee’s 1995 first-person shooter Rise of the Triad today at QuakeCon.
Those attending the convention in Dallas, TX are able to meet with the team, who are displaying the ROTT single-player demo. A multiplayer level is also available for the public to try out on the show floor in booth 33.
During the announcement, Apogee and Interceptor revealed that the reboot will be powered by Unreal Engine 3 and is promised to be “bigger, better and more ludicrous than ever before,” according to a press release.
Above, you can watch the very first trailer for the upcoming game, and below is a detailed list of features you can expect to see in the new Rise of the Triad:
- Step into the shoes of the H.U.N.T. (High-Risk United Nations Taskforce) with five unique characters, each with different play styles.
- Blast through over 20 of levels of explosive single-player action.
- Unique multiplayer maps bring back all the fun and excitement of classic ROTT.
- The full arsenal of over-the top weapons is back, including the Flamewall, Firebomb, Split Missile, Drunk Missile and, of course, the Excalibat!
- The maniacal modes return, too, with God mode, Elasto mode, Mercury mode, Shrooms mode and everyone's favorite, Dog mode!
- Build your own levels, mods and share them with Valve's Steamworks.
- Offline single-player and multiplayer allows for instant action.
- Find tons of secrets, collectables, special events and hidden areas to explore.
- Get more than 100 achievements to add to your score, which is tracked on our worldwide leaderboard and stat-tracking system.
- ROTT is bloodier and more ludicrous than ever, with full character and enemy dismemberment.
- The iconic original soundtrack has been completely re-forged in the fires of heavy metal!
-Nostalgia abounds with the option to play with all the original sounds and music.
-Built on fully-licensed Unreal Engine 3 technology, ROTT will run on low-end PCs and push high-end PCs to their limits!
The over-the-top first-person shooter is set for a Steam (PC) release late this year.