Nineties Apogee shooter Rise Of The Triad is being given the remaster therapy by Nightdive Studios, revealed throughout in the present day’s Realms Deep occasion. , Nightdive, them what are remaking System Shock and who, erm, tried to remaster Blade Runner. It’s coming to Steam and GOG early in 2023. Reminisce fondly in regards to the days of gliding on curler skates together with your gun slap bang in the midst of your display screen by watching the trailer beneath.
Nightdive say that Rise Of The Triad’s artwork has been remastered and the cutscenes are actually in HD. They’re chucking in a brand new degree editor, stuff from “misplaced betas”, and an additional episode referred to as Dial M For Monk. No, I don’t suppose Tony Shalhoub’s concerned. The whole lot ought to be working in as much as 4K at 60fps, with elevated discipline of view and updates for the HUD and UI. It’s received mod cons reminiscent of achievements and cloud saves too.
There’s additionally a jukebox that allows you to swap between soundtracks from totally different variations of the sport. This isn’t the primary glow-up that Rise Of The Triad’s been given, see. In 2013, the sport was remade in snazzy high-def by Interceptor Leisure. John received a bit enthusiastic about it, although he hadn’t performed the unique. Rise Of The Triad handed me by identical to it did John, however I recollect it from the PC mags of yore.
I used to be only a younger lad again when the unique was out. I don’t suppose my dad and mom would’ve let me play Rise Of The Triad, though I do have some fond reminiscences of gibbing Nazis within the Wolfenstein 3D demo. I’d choose this up simply to see what I missed out on, if something. Hopefully, Nightdive could have achieved a a lot better job than they did for Blade Runner – though Ed thought the remake of System Shock appeared to be shaping up.
Rise Of The Triad: Ludicrous Version releases someday in early 2023 on Steam and GOG for PC. It’s additionally coming to PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Change.