id Tech 5 News


Valve extends iD Tech support

By Robert Workman, Sep 10, 2014 9:40am PDT

Valve has decided to expand its program that helps teach kids in universities nationwide.


"I'm gonna make a company called FoRd. It's not Ford, it's a capital R!"

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Rage PC system requirements revealed

By Xav de Matos, Sep 06, 2011 4:00pm PDT

The minimum and recommended system requirements for id Software's upcoming title Rage have been revealed.


"Yeah. I wanted to only buy a 128 GB SSD, but I knew I'd have to swap around games constantly, so ..."

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Watch id's John Carmack talk Rage in QuakeCon keynote address

By Garnett Lee, Aug 05, 2011 4:45pm PDT

In his annual QuakeCon keynote, id Software's John Carmack talks about the long development process that's gone into the nearly complete Rage coming out this fall.


"hahaha yeah .... i notice this a lot ... much like Dustin's terrible terrible damage (Dustin ..."

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Carmack: Doom 4 Sports Better Graphics Than Rage; Uses id Tech 5, Lower Frame Rate

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 2:30am PDT

Though powered by the same id Tech 5 technology as id's open-world shooter Rage, Doom 4 will be so detailed that it appears to run on "a...


"Exactly. Why in satan's fiery hell would you take a comment that Doom 4 will be demanding to ..."

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id Tech 5 Update: Ready For License Soon, Strong Cross-platform Performance Touted

By Aaron Linde, Apr 17, 2008 5:00pm PDT

In an interview with Shacknews, id Software lead artist Kevin Cloud said that the development of the company's upcoming id Tech 5 graphic engine is...


"Officially, not a word has been whispered about it. Google around a bit and it is rumored in ..."

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id Software's Kevin Cloud Talks Quake Wars, id Tech 5

By Aaron Linde, Apr 17, 2008 5:00pm PDT

Fresh off of a hands-on demonstration of Enemy Territory: Quake Wars on the Xbox 360, I had the opportunity to sit down with id Software's Kevin...


"We have been the primary developers on the Xbox360 version of the game. :)"

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id Software Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 05, 2007 8:43am PDT

Will id Tech 5 be All the Rage? is a Next Generation article asking id's Steve Nix about their new technology and more.


GRAW Developers Say PS3 Ain't So Bad; Carmack: You Be Illin'

By Nick Breckon, Aug 17, 2007 3:23pm PDT

The long-standing belief that the PlayStation 3's Cell processor is a developer's nightmare when compared to the working with the Xbox 360 has been...


"Ditto. Plus all these PS3 games releasing months after the Xbox version kinda speaks volumes. ..."

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id's Hollenshead on Licensing id Tech 5

By Chris Remo, Aug 10, 2007 5:45am PDT

We speak with Todd Hollenshead about what id is doing differently with its engine licensing this time around--and how its approach differs from major rival Epic's.


"ID is not kidding around, this engine looks unbelievable! wowzers"

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id Tech 5 Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 09, 2007 7:57am PDT

Also on Eurogamer is this id Tech 5 interview. id Software's business development director Steve Nix is asked about the engine's strengths,...


ShackCast Episode 4: QuakeCon, Rage

By Chris Remo, Aug 08, 2007 1:10pm PDT

Shack boss Steve Gibson (pictured above) joins Chris Remo and Chris Faylor to discuss QuakeCon, id's Rage, Left 4 Dead, Quake Arena on PC, Mac, and DS, and more.


"I didn't think it was Steve actually, although I couldn't hear it in a couple of the other ..."

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id Tech 5 Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 07, 2007 6:28am PDT

Atomic Gamer has posted an article format interview with id's Steve Nix, who talks about the company's id Tech 5 licensing plans.


id Reveals Rage For PC, Mac, PS3 and 360 (Updated, Reorganized)

By Chris Faylor, Aug 03, 2007 4:54pm PDT

The new property id Software executives have repeatedly hinted towards is named Rage, co-founder and programmer John Carmack revealed at today's...


"Well, it's 60fps on consoles as well, and those are fixed hardware platforms."

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QuakeCon Live Coverage; Wolfenstein, New id Game Expected to Be Unveiled (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Aug 03, 2007 4:23pm PDT

Update 2: It's started! Click here for up-to-the-minute coverage! Update: Things appear to be running a little behind schedule. Original Story:...


"What I want to know is if future titles will be on Steam, on release? I can't see why not. Steam ..."

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First Post!

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 30, 2007 3:04am PDT

Good morning ladies and gents. BlizzCon and QuakeCon kick off this week, and we'll be at both events to cover the announcements and games on...


"Then it may be Norton Internet Security or some bundled shit like that. I know laptops usually ..."

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