Doom 3 BFG Edition 5.1

Doom 3 BFG Edition is a HD remake of the doom 3 game launched back in 2006
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Doom 3 BFG Edition is not only an HD remake, but also a nice collection of all Doom games. The addition to Doom 3 and Doom 3: Resurrection of evil has improved graphics (improved textures, with larger suzzes) giving the aging game a somewhat modern look. Besides, it includes the introduction of a brand-new chapter "The lost mission", and also has some gameplay improvements.

Doom 3 BFG edition arrives 4 years after the launch of Doom 3. At its launch date, the graphics were astounding and only high-end machines with even higher-end graphics cards were able to run it decently. But time has passed, and Doom 3 has aged too, compared to modern titles like Asassin's Creed 3 and Mass Effect 3. To counter this, Bethesda Softworks (developers of the game) introduced high-resolution textures, improved dynamic shadows and DTS 5.1 sound.

Buyers of this version will also get the new chapter "The lost mission" featuring new enemies, and 4 new levels full of action, some of which resemble the fights against the monsters in Doom I and Doom II.

Among the gameplay improvements, the most noteworthy is the inclusion of a shoulder-mounted flashlight, which will allow you to illuminate and shoot at the same time, eliminating the need to switch from the flashlight to a weapon first. This previous aspect was intended to get the player deeper into the dark atmosphere of the game, but was ultimately heavy criticized. more

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  • All 3 Doom games in one, plus "The lost mission" make it a great value pack
  • The changes to Doom 3 like the gameplay improvements and the new graphics give a modern look to catch up with current games of late 2012


  • Not too many features for a current owner of Doom 3


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