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QuakeCon 2010 Brings New Screens for Fallout: New Vegas, Rage, Hunted: The Demon's Forge and Brink

By Xav de Matos, Aug 13, 2010 2:00pm PDT

With QuakeCon 2010 in full swing, id and Bethesda have released the latest screenshots for its upcoming line-up. Fallout: New Vegas The...

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Rage Demoed Simultaneously on all Three Platforms; 60 FPS Across the Board

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 1:50pm PDT

The Rage presentation at QuakeCon 2010 featured live playthroughs of the same content across all three platforms: PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. While the...

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"METRO 2033 WE LOVE YOU! you sacrificed NOTHING for pc players."

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Rage Release Date Announced: 9/13/11 in the US

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 1:34pm PDT

At the conclusion of the Rage presentation at QuakeCon 2010, id Software creative director Tim Wilits announced that Rage would ship on the PC,...

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"It's a year away. Even a poor saver like me could rebuild in that time. That said, it will ..."

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Carmack's Thoughts on 3D, Motion, Dedicated Servers, and Cloud Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 12:30pm PDT

During John Carmack's QuakeCon 2010 keynote address and Q&A session, he expressed thoughts and analysis based upon various gaming trends and...

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Source Code Released for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Return to Castle Wolfenstein

By Alice O'Connor and Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 10:00am PDT

id Software has released the source code of Splash Damage's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Grey Matter's Return to Castle Wolfenstein as part of...

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Rage Engine 'id Tech 5' Will Only Be Licensed to Bethesda-Published Games

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 13, 2010 7:00am PDT

id Software's flashy new engine id Tech 5, which is powering Rage, will not be licensed to third party developers unless their game is published by...

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No Doom 4 at QuakeCon 2010

By Brian Leahy, Aug 12, 2010 4:25pm PDT

Those of you hoping for details on id Software's Doom 4 project from this year's QuakeCon 2010, myself included, are going to be waiting a bit...

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Zenimax Acquires Arkane Studios

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 12, 2010 2:30pm PDT

ZeniMax Media has added another feather to its cap with the purchase of veteran independent game developer, Arkane Studios. Best known for...

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"They need to be renamed, id-Bethesda. Like Blizzard-Activision. Then EA could become ..."

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QuakeCon 2010 Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2010 5:40am PST

id Software's annual celebration of fragging, friendship and sharing pornography, QuakeCon, will return to the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas,...

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Quake Live Celebrates One Year Anniversary Fourteen Years After Original QTest

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 6:00pm PST

It was only a year ago that Quake Live, id Software's free-to-play, browser-based re-creation of Quake III Arena, was unleashed upon the Internet...

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John Carmack Wins GDC Lifetime Achievement Award

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2010 7:13am PST

id Software co-founder, technical wizard and rocket man John Carmack has been named winner of this year's Game Developers Choice Awards Lifetime...

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"After Rage ships? Possibly Brink. Im happy to see Carmack getting kudos though, even if Id's ..."

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Doom 2 RPG Brings Hell to iPhone

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 10, 2010 6:43am PST

id Software has released Doom II RPG--sequel to the 2005 mobile turn-based shooter RPG Doom RPG--for iPhone, available in a 46.4MB download from...

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"Frickin' hot. I never had a phone that could play this game until now. :)"

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'Don't Copy That Floppy' Sequel Warns of Piracy; Includes id Software Cameo, Klingons

By Chris Faylor, Sep 09, 2009 7:38am PDT

In an effort to educate "a new generation of would-be pirates," the Software & Information Industry Association (previously the Software Publishers...

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"There are plenty of people that have gone to jail for stealing physical copies of games. Does ..."

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Interview: id's CEO Talks Rage, Doom 4, Quake Live Subscriptions and Mysterious Women

By Chris Faylor, Aug 18, 2009 3:31pm PDT

All things considered, the interview was progressing normally. id CEO Todd Hollenshead and I were sitting across from each other in the QuakeCon...

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Doom 2 Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Aug 13, 2009 8:58am PDT

An Xbox Live Arcade version of id software's 1994 shooter Doom II: Hell on Earth is being shown on the floor at QuakeCon, expected to be officially...

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