In case you missed it, id Software announced last week that Doom 3 has gone gold. This means that the game has been finished and that retail boxes are being prepared and shipped to stores.
It will be available in the US from 2 August but according to UK retail web sites, over here we’ll have to wait to August 13 to make our journey into the pits of hell.
To call this game hotly anticipated would be something of an understatement. For those who’ve been living under a rock the game is a remake of the original Doom. This was the game that first popularised the first person shooter and multiplayer gaming in the early 90s and I can recall many hours at university lost to this classic title.
Doom III is set to push graphics hardware like no game before, so if Far Cry hadn’t already persuaded you to update your gaming rig then now would be a jolly good time to do get that new graphics card in place. You can get a taster of the game over here.