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[November 03, 2004]

DOOM 3 Invasion Coming to Macintosh

AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)-- Nov. 3, 2004 -- Aspyr Media Inc. announced today that it is bringing id Software's critically acclaimed blockbuster hit, DOOM 3(TM), to Macintosh. The Associated Press has called DOOM 3, "One of the scariest games ever made." Computer Gaming World and Maxim both awarded DOOM 3 their highest rating, "Five out of Five Stars," and TIME magazine says DOOM 3 is "too lifelike for comfort." The game is under development for Macintosh by id Software, and will be published by Aspyr Media Inc.

The ruins of an ancient Martian civilization have unlocked the secrets to teleportation and the Union Aerospace Corporation will stop at nothing to harness this world-altering technology. As part of a Marine detachment sent to protect the facility, your duty seemed simple enough -- until the invasion. Now, in an epic clash against pure evil you must fight to understand who is with you, who is against you, and what must be done to stop this nightmare from reaching earth.

"DOOM 3 has instantly become a must-have title for any game fan, and we're thrilled to be working with Aspyr in bringing this landmark game to the Macintosh," said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software. "Now, Macintosh owners can experience for themselves the unparalleled combination of bleeding-edge technology and edge-of-your-seat gameplay that critics and fans are raving about."

DOOM 3's dramatic storyline, pulse-pounding action, and incredible graphics, combine to produce the most frightening and gripping gaming experience ever created. DOOM 3 utilizes id Software's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine to create disturbingly realistic graphics, with never-before-seen detail and real-time lighting. Players can fight the forces of evil as a lone Marine or battle other Marines in team or deathmatch-based multiplayer modes.

The game is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available for preorder at www.aspyr.com for $49.99. For more information, fans can visit www.doom3.com or http://www.aspyr.com/games.php/mac/d3/.

About id Software

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(R), QUAKE(R) and QUAKE II(R), and QUAKE III Arena(R). 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, Return to Castle Wolfenstein(R), and DOOM 3. id Software's advanced DOOM 3(TM) engine is leading the next revolution in 3-D interactive games. Check out more about id Software at www.idsoftware.com.

About Aspyr Media Inc.

Aspyr Media Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is an established publisher of interactive entertainment software. Aspyr is a leading publisher of Macintosh, PC, and Game Boy Advance games, as well as DVD and audio CDs. Aspyr is committed to delivering high-quality entertainment products to consumers worldwide.

More information on Aspyr and their line of products can be found on the Internet at http://www.aspyr.com.

DOOM 3 (C) 2004 Id Software Inc. All rights reserved. Distributed by Aspyr Media Inc. under license. DOOM and ID are registered trademarks of Id Software Inc. in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and/or some other countries.

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