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John Carmack Suing Zenimax For $22.5 Million Over Id Software Sale

By John Keefer, Mar 10, 2017 8:30am PST

The suit has nothing to do with the recent rift between the two in the Oculus court battle.


"Oof how can Zenimax use that as a defence when he wasn't deemed liable for the Occulus stuff? ..."

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Quake Champions Brings Covert Agent Nyx Out of the Shadows

By John Keefer, Mar 08, 2017 9:00am PST

This is the first hero to be revealed for id's upcoming old-school arena shooter.


"I think Quake 3 blew everyone's mind to smithereens. Curved structures, amazing graphics, ..."

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Quake Champions Closed Beta Signups Open

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 7:40am PST

The official date for the beta will be announced later, but it will be playable at PAX East.


"HAs anyone noticed that the unholy paladin chick symbol on her chest? Heretic and Hexen?"

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Jan Paul van Waveren, programmer for over three generations of id Software tech, has passed away

By David Craddock, Jan 31, 2017 4:30pm PST

id co-founder John Carmack described van Waveren as 'the best developer I ever worked with.'


"Didn't he make the Omicron bots originally? I can't remember."

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Noclip's next video profiles id Software co-founder and Doom co-creator John Romero

By David Craddock, Jan 27, 2017 3:22pm PST

Join Romero and Noclip on a jaunt through Irish countryside.


"Am I his bitch yet? I was assured he was going to make me his bitch."

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Zuckerberg testified in court today for the ZeniMax/Oculus trial

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 2:43pm PST

Facebook CEO: 'Like most people in the court, I've never even heard of ZeniMax before.'


"You hope they lose because you hate them. But zenimax had no interest in developing VR, and if ..."

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Doom now has more than 165,000 user-made maps

By John Keefer, Dec 16, 2016 8:45am PST

If you ever get tired of the main game, you can always .wad - er ... wade - your way through all the SnapMap creations.


"Abandoning dedicated servers is the worst industry trend in shooters in the last decade bar none..."

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Doom to add back Team Deathmatch playlists after feedback

By John Keefer, Dec 16, 2016 8:12am PST

Apparently fans weren't too happy with the reduction to just Team Play and FFA Play lists.


"Yeah, I think BF is one of them that is making it right now. But when you look at them "making ..."

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id Software producer: Doom 4 was cancelled because it felt too much like 'Call of Doom'

By David Craddock, Dec 12, 2016 1:33pm PST

Although the game had 'unbelievable' production values, it didn't 'feel' like Doom, says, id Software's Marty Stratton.


"That leaked trailer looked more like Gears of Doom or Fallout Doom than Call of Duty"

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ZeniMax Tells DoomRL Fan Game: Shut Down or Else!

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 02, 2016 8:27am PST

What's the difference between DoomRL and Brutal Doom?


"They should not let someone make games using their IP and then off the success of that game ..."

- Pettytheft see all 37 comments

DOOM multiplayer DLC Hell Followed spawns for PC, Xbox One and PS4

By John Keefer, Oct 27, 2016 7:45am PDT

Double XP weekend coming tomorrow.


"I'm hoping they are working on a standalone expansion for Doom similar to Wolfenstein: The Old ..."

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DOOM soundtrack released for iOS and Android

By John Keefer, Sep 28, 2016 9:17am PDT

Bethesda releases all 31 tracks from the popular reboot of the series.


"Thanks, that was confusing me, since I couldn't read the article."

- BlackCat9 see all 5 comments

Doom 'Free Update 3' now available with support for free-for-all and private matches

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2016 8:30am PDT

Bethesda has released a free update for Doom that now allows players to take part in free-for-all and private multiplayer matches.


"Agreed. With the history of this game and ID Software in general, how can free for all and ..."

- rjdriver see all 5 comments

Quake Champions Interview with Tim Willits @ QuakeCon 2016

By Asif Khan, Aug 25, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Watch the interview or read the transcript to learn more about how Tim Willits and his team are "Laser beam focused on making the best competitive multiplayer game we possibly can."


"Yeah it's great to see that legacy continue, Doom running at 144Hz is fucking gorgeous, just ..."

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PSA: Get Doom for just $20 bucks at GameStop today

By Daniel Perez, Aug 24, 2016 6:57am PDT

GameStop has Doom for sale for just $20 bucks, but no one knows for how long. We recommend you jumping on this deal ASAP!


"Note: Target will price match and you will get 5% off by using a red card. 10% if you have ..."

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