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Id DOOM 3 Awards

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I Got this though from activision yesterday, read on:


Revolutionary Title Wins Game Critics Awards: Best of 2002 Honors
In a Record Five Categories

Santa Monica, CA - June 21, 2002 - id Software's (TM) DOOM III (TM), the
next revolution in action gaming and technology, was honored with five
Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2002 honors including Best of Show, Best
PC Game, Best Action Game, Special Commendation for Sound and Special Commendation
for Graphics. Hosted at e3expo.com, the "Best of E3" awards recognize
excellence at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, as judged by the Game
Critics Awards committee, which is comprised of 35 leading industry journalists.

"We've set out to blow people away with DOOM III, and the demonstration
at E3 was a tremendous success," said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software.
"People have now seen that in everything from graphics and sound to atmosphere
and gameplay, we are creating the most advanced and uniquely frightening
game ever."

"It is a great honor for DOOM III to be recognized in five categories by
the people who most closely follow our industry," said Larry Goldberg,
executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. "We are thrilled
to continue working with id Software on this legendary franchise."

First released in 1993, DOOM (R) became a phenomenon in PC gaming history
and is widely recognized as the catalyst for the first-person action genre.
Since its inception, the franchise has been one of the industry's best-selling
PC series, with DOOM III already the most hotly anticipated PC title currently
in development. DOOM III is being developed by id Software and distributed
by Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI)

id - Freud's primal part of the human psyche and one of the hottest game
shops on Earth - has been rocking the gaming world from Mesquite, Texas
since 1991. As a renowned leader in the industry, id Software forged such
frenetic titles as Wolfenstein 3D (R), DOOM (R), DOOM II (TM), QUAKE (R)
and QUAKE II (TM). With intense graphics and mind-blowing action, id's
games have helped redefine the modern video game, continually setting industry
standards for technology and gameplay. And, in keeping with tradition,
id Software has amplified the world of adrenaline pumping 3-D gaming with
the release of their latest action titles, QUAKE III Arena (TM), QUAKE
III: Team Arena (TM), and Return to Castle Wolfenstein (TM). id's advanced
QUAKE III Arena engine is leading the next revolution in 3-D interactive
games with both single and multiplayer technology. Check out more about
id Software at idsoftware.com.

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 posted revenues of $786
million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom,
France, Germany, Japan, Australia, and the Netherlands. More information
about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide
Web site, which is located at activision.com.

source: http://www.doomiiifiles.com

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