IGN Enjoys WRATH: Aeon of Ruin While Blasting Through Preview Levels

IGN’s Tom Marks praised WRATH: Aeon of Ruin, a dark fantasy horror FPS powered by the original Quake engine, after sitting down with a preview build. Publishers 3D Realms and 1C Entertainment, alongside developer KillPixel Games, are crafting a literal ’90s shooter with modern sensibilities: It may be an old engine but the design philosophy behind Wrath is […]

Nintendo Life Takes a Trip to the ’90s in Rad Rodgers: Radical Edition Review

Nintendo Life recently reviewed Rad Rodgers: Radical Edition, an homage to classic ’90s-era platformers from developer Slipgate Studios and publishers 3D Realms and HandyGames. Dom Reseigh-Linocln gave us a brief introduction to Rad Rodgers:  Rad wakes up in a world spliced together from some of his favourite games, and that old grey console has suddenly turned sentient, […]

Destructoid: Rad Rodgerscoming to Nintendo Switch with classic 3D Realms characters

Destructoid reports: 3DRealms and Slipgate Studio’s indie sidescroller Rad Rodgers is coming to Nintendo Switch on February 26 with Duke Nukem, Ion Maiden’s Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, Shadow Warrior’s Lo Wang, and more as playable characters. Author Peter Glagowski heralds the radical details: 3D Realms has announced that indie sidescroller Rad Rodgers will be coming to Switch on […]

PC Gamer Reports That Old-School FPS Ion Maiden Has New Level, Weapons

PC Gamer dropped a bowling bomb: Ion Maiden, the old school, high-speed shooter created by Voidpoint and published by 3D Realms and 1C Entertainment received an new update this week. Author Evan Lahti explored the new second level, Heskel’s House of Horrors, and ironed out the details of what the new update contains: Ion Maiden is one of […]

3D Realms Founder Scott Miller Recounts His Life in Games on IGN Unfiltered

Scott Miller, founder of 3D Realms, recently sat down with IGN’s Ryan McCaffrey for the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered. The pair discuss Miller’s long and storied career in the world of video games, touching on many of the legendary titles he worked on, including Wolfenstein 3D, Commander Keen, Rise of the Triad, Shadow Warrior, Duke Nukem, Prey, Max Payne, and […]

VG247 Muses on Ion Maiden’s Use of the Build Engine

VG247’s Sherif Saed reported on 3D Realms and Voidpoint’s use of old-school tech to create its new FPS, Ion Maiden. Powered by the Build Engine, the same tools that powered such classics as Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, and Blood, Ion Maiden looks like those games on the surface but is more capable under the hood. As a result, Ion […]

GamesRadar+ on Ion Maiden Using the Same Tech that Powered Duke Nukem 3D

Sam Prell from GamesRadar+ wrote about 3D Realms’ and Voidpoint’s Ion Maiden using the same engine that powered Duke Nukem 3D. So what does a 2018 game built on 1996 code look like? Pretty damn cool, actually. This isn’t another modern game just trying to look the part of a retro throwback – it’s actually developed […]

3D Realms’ PAX East Ion Maiden Demo Loved by Destructoid

At PAX East last week, Peter Glagowski of Destructoid noted that he was “kind of in love” with 3D Realms’ demo of Ion Maiden, the new old-school first-person shooter created in the Build engine that powered classics like Duke Nukem 3D, Blood, and Shadow Warrior. “Repeat playthroughs will probably see me finding secrets and pathways […]

Kotaku Reports on Ion Maiden’s Debut on Steam and Use of the Build Engine

Kotaku’s Luke Plunkett reported on Ion Maiden, the old-school first-person shooter from 3D Realms and Voidpoint, coming to Steam Early Access. Plunkett specifically mentioned that “unlike a load of modern games that are built to look like they’re using old tech, [Ion Maiden] actually is: it’s built on the Build Engine, which ran everything from Duke Nukem 3D to Shadow […]