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DOOM 3 Goes Global August 2

id Software and Activision Inc. have announced that the highly anticipated DOOM 3 for the PC will begin shipping to retail stores worldwide the week of Aug. 2, 2004.

"DOOM 3 is done! And you're going to have it in your hands in a matter of days," said Todd Hollenshead, ceo, id Software. "DOOM 3 is a videogame experience unlike any before it. From the cinema quality visuals and the incredible 5.1 sound, to the terrifying atmosphere and hyper-realistic environments, the whole game screams 'interactive horror film!' Add in the most ferocious line up of demons Hell has ever brought to bear, and you have an experience so intense that you'll need to keep your heart medicine handy."

Built on id's new 3D technology, DOOM 3 has players assigned to the Union Aerospace Corporation's Mars research facility where experiments unlock the gates to Hell. For more information, visit WWW.DOOM3.COM.

Formed in 1991, id Software is a videogame production company based in Mesquite, Texas. The firm's titles include WOLFENSTEIN 3D, DOOM and QUAKE. For more info, check out

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. More information can be found at

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