Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment announced the rebirth of the cult-classic first-person shooter, “Rise of the Triad” that was first released on the PC on February 17, 1995. The game will be powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and will include a full single-player campaign, and a fully featured multiplayer experience.

“We were seeking a strong, independent, hard-working development partner to herald the eagerly-anticipated return of ‘Rise of the Triad’,” said Terry Nagy, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Apogee. “We have indeed found that partner in Interceptor Entertainment.” “Apogee has given us a great opportunity with Rise of the Triad,” said Interceptor CEO Frederik Schreiber. “We are all about fast-paced action and this was simply a perfect match for us as fans of old school shooters.”

In Rise of the Triad you step into the shoes of the H.U.N.T. (High-Risk United Nations Taskforce) that consists of five unique characters, each with different play styles. H.U.N.T. are sent to San Nicolas Island to investigate a deadly cult activity taking place in an ancient monastery and discover that this cult plans to systematically destroy nearby Los Angeles. In the game’s 20 of levels of explosive action the operatives have to fight their way into the monastery on the island, and eventually put a stop to the cult’s activities.

Rise of the Triad is set for release on PC via Steam late this year.