FaceBreaker K.O. Party

WII / Fighting / Release: Nov 11, 2008 / ESRB: T

id Ramps Up Rage Marketing as QuakeCon Nears

By Chris Faylor, Jul 13, 2009 9:18am PDT

It's been a while since we've heard anything new regarding id's post-apocalyptic shooter Rage, but recent events and some new media (below) suggest...


"Damn. In the lower right corner there's a counter thing mentionning 4 weeks to go.. Looks like ..."

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id's John Carmack Explains ZeniMax Acquisition, Discusses Future Plans

By Chris Faylor, Jun 25, 2009 9:39am PDT

Following the surprising news that Bethesda parent company ZeniMax had acquired legendary developer id, the studio has issued a lengthy statement...


"haven't bothered reading much on this but if id had to be acquired by anyone, I am glad it's ..."

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Industry Responds to id Software Acquisition; Co-founder Romero Labels Deal 'Disgusting'

By Nick Breckon, Jun 24, 2009 5:04pm PDT

Update: id co-founder John Romero has apologized for his admittedly "harsh" reaction, noting that he is actually "positive about the Zenimax deal."...


"Update: id co-founder John Romero has apologized for his admittedly "harsh" reaction, nothing ..."

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id Cautious on Licensing of New Graphics Engine

By Nick Breckon, May 12, 2009 12:41pm PDT

As the completion of id Software's engine "id Tech 5" nears, the company is planning a conservative strategy in licensing the graphics technology...


"So the 3 main contenders are: UE3, IDtech5, Source; so thats 3 good engines all with good tools. ..."

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Rage Not Coming This Year, Says id

By Chris Faylor, Mar 09, 2009 8:25am PDT

id's post-apocalyptic not-quite-open-world shooter Rage definitely "won't be out this year," id CEO Todd Hollenshead revealed in the latest episode...


"wow this is disappointing theve been flogging the screens around for at least 2 years? Im ..."

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id: Rage Could Get Digital Distribution After All, Unveils Plot Details

By Blake Ellison, Oct 01, 2008 12:57pm PDT

id Software creative director Tim Willits isn't quite ready to write off digital distribution for its upcoming race-infused adventure shooter Rage...


"It will be released on torrents even if it was 80-100GB. In Europe we have 20-120 mbit lines for ..."

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id's Tim Willits on Rage, Xbox 360 Disc Controversy: Microsoft 'Not Being Dickheads'

By Nick Breckon, Sep 17, 2008 1:09pm PDT

Yesterday, Rage lead designer and id Software employee Tim Willits quickly shot down a report claiming that that content had been cut from the upcoming shooter


id: Rage Not Cut Because of Xbox 360 Limits

By Nick Breckon, Sep 16, 2008 8:40pm PDT

The limitations of the DVD medium and Xbox 360 hardware have not forced id to cut content from all versions of Rage (PC, PS3, 360), the studio has...


"Question about something in this news post: "The limitations of the DVD medium and Xbox 360 ..."

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id: Rage Content Cut due to Xbox 360 Size Limit (Updated, Denied)

By Nick Breckon, Sep 16, 2008 4:59pm PDT

Update: id's Tim Willits has informed Shacknews that the information contained within the 1UP article is inaccurate, with a more detailed...


"not really much point in having a ps4 and xbox 720 then since they are both going to be limited ..."

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id: PC 'Worth Supporting' But 'More of A Junior Partner'

By Aaron Linde, Aug 11, 2008 10:42am PDT

Steadily decreasing PC software figures have prompted acclaimed Doom and Quake creator id Software to focus more on consoles than PCs for the...


"Carmack hasn't been at the forefront of PC gaming since iD released Doom 3. One could also say ..."

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Kim Kardashian Stars in New FaceBreaker Screenshots and Trailer, Fights Peter Moore

By Chris Faylor, Aug 06, 2008 10:00am PDT

As players of the demo already know, EA Canada's due-in-September boxing effort FaceBreaker (PS3, 360, Wii) sports a character customization mode. To prove this, the company has provid


"Aug 04, 2008 2:52pm CST tags: Electronic Arts [I am your champion of hope! Fight by my side for ..."

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id Rising: Despite Underwhelming QuakeCon, Carmack and Company Are Poised for a Comeback

By Nick Breckon, Aug 05, 2008 9:32am PDT

Midway through the second hour, even most of the die-hard nerds started to leave.


id Details Rage Gameplay

By Nick Breckon, Aug 01, 2008 2:49pm PDT

In an interview with Shacknews, id Software's John Carmack and Matt Hooper talked up new details on the company's upcoming shooter Rage (PC, 360,...


"I still don't know what the hell this game is about. Is there some kind of storyline revealed or ..."

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Rage Will Look Worse on 360 Due to Compression; Doom 4 and Rage Not Likely for Digital Distribution

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Aug 01, 2008 11:10am PDT

Update: In an interview with Shacknews, id's John Carmack reiterated that the Xbox 360 version of Rage will look worse than the PlayStation 3...


"I find this a load of crap personally. We have to pay royalties on having more than 2 discs for ..."

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Rage Screenshots Arrive

By Chris Faylor, Aug 01, 2008 8:15am PDT

Nearly a year after the title's unveiling, id Software today released the first official screenshots from its post-apocalyptic open-world shooter...


"Don't get too hyped over the graphics because you know they will run like shit on current gen ..."

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