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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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"Yes. The level names were .gifs that you could replace though, but the name displayed on the ..."

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Wolfenstein RPG Arrives on iPhone

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 12, 2009 9:10am PDT

Vintage properties continue to flood onto the iPhone and iPod Touch, with today's release of EA Mobile and id's turn-based shooter Wolfenstein RPG...

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"(╯°□°)╯ ︵ /(.□. \) ⅄ Ɔ ∀ W ∀ p I ɹ ∀ W ∀ ┴ ∀ ʞ"

- Snuffles- see all 25 comments

Interview: John Carmack and Tom Mustaine on Doom, iPhone Desires, and the Future of id Mobile

By Nick Breckon, Jun 29, 2009 7:26pm PDT

If John Carmack is id Software's mad scientist, then Doom: Resurrection is his latest experiment. Developed largely by id/Ritual veteran Tom...

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"What is point here? For Nokia S60 devices you get Quake I and Quake II - and Doom has been there ..."

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Carmack: id Bringing Three Quakes to iPhone

By Nick Breckon, Jun 29, 2009 10:44am PDT

id Software's John Carmack today confirmed to Shacknews that the company plans to bring three of its Quake titles to the iPhone platform--though...

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"I need save points even on consoles, and pc... I was playing Asassin's Creed on the iPhone and ..."

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Doom: Resurrection Hits the iPhone Today for $10

By Nick Breckon, Jun 29, 2009 10:22am PDT

Update: As expected, Doom: Resurrection is now available through iTunes. Original: Shacknews has learned that after a minor delay, id Software...

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"It is fun. Hasn't crashed. I didn't even need to reboot first to play it. I have a 1st gen ..."

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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...

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"Irrlicht, Crystal Space and Ogre come to mind. All Open Source, all support pixel shaders and ..."

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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."...

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"id Software is a trademark, and trademarks are left the way the owner made them."

- Altanar see all 250 comments

id Software Acquired by Bethesda Owner ZeniMax

By Chris Faylor, Jun 24, 2009 8:50am PDT

Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media has just announced its acquisition of well-known video game developer id Software (Doom, Quake,...

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"John Romero? Don't make me laugh. The guy talked abouth Daikatana (The Quake Killer) for 5 years ..."

- cicienini see all 355 comments

Doom iPhone Details and Screenshots Arrive as id's Carmack Muses Future Plans

By Chris Faylor, May 28, 2009 9:24am PDT

With id's first-person shooter classic Wolfenstein 3D having already arrived in iPhone form, the studio today issued details on the forthcoming...

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"He's working on the Rage Engine, which is going to kick many an engine's ass."

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id Teases Doom 4 Details and E3 Announcements; Views Itself as Multiplatform, Not PC First, Studio

By Chris Faylor, Apr 13, 2009 1:26pm PDT

Doom and Quake creator id Software expects to reveal some unannounced "new stuff" at E3 this June, CEO Todd Hollenshead revealed in an interview...

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"That's actually true. Same with Painkiller. I don't really view iD as the company responsible ..."

- Autocrawler see all 169 comments

Wolfenstein 3D Arrives in iPhone App Store

By Chris Faylor, Mar 24, 2009 10:39pm PDT

id Software today released its classic first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D on the iPhone and iPod Touch via the iTunes App Store. The 9.9MB...

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"Seriously? Should he REALLY have had to post a ";)" after the comment? Tongue-in-cheek alert."

- Bakshra see all 48 comments

id: PC Manufacturers See Piracy as 'Hidden Benefit'

By Chris Faylor, Aug 21, 2008 8:08am PDT

While acclaimed studios such as Doom creator id, Unreal Tournament developer Epic and Crysis veterans Crytek have cited widespread piracy of PC...

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"Once again, Hollenshead, the FAILED CEO of id, IS TALKING COMPLETE BS, making up his own FALSE ..."

- levente@speakeasy.net see all 242 comments

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...

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"Is this including OEM sales which sell at a significantly lower price? I'd like to see proof of ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 203 comments

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.

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"i can still play 1vs1 on dm6 for hours, even after so many years :X"

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Publishers Chase Quake MMO, Offers Rejected by id

By Nick Breckon, Aug 04, 2008 11:23am PDT

During an interview with Shacknews, id Software president John Carmack revealed that the company has previously turned down publisher proposals to...

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"I tought it was great, finished it about 3 times over the years in comparison I never finished ..."

- abjectblitz see all 37 comments