John Romero News


Romero hints at MMO-style shooter as next game

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2012 4:15pm PDT

John Romero knows the hazards of hyping things too much. So when he does mention a new project, don't expect too much info.


"People are simplistic and cynical because it's the easiest way to go through life. I had my ..."

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Ghost Recon: Commander coming to Facebook

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is getting a Facebook tie-in game called Ghost Recon: Commander, coming from John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite's company, Loot Drop.


Romero hints at old-school FPS plans

By Steve Watts, Mar 13, 2012 10:30am PDT

John Romero has hinted at plans for an "old-school" FPS, but denied a cheeky suggestion that it's Daikatana 2.


"The difference is John Carmack writes the most efficient 3D engines of all time. John Romero ..."

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John Romero on Daikatana "Bitch" Advertisement

By Brian Leahy, May 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT

In an interview with Gamesauce magazine (via IndustryGamers), legendary developer John Romero laments over the famed Daikatana advertisement in...


"See, what you did right there is say it better and more briefly than I could. I was also ..."

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Romero vs. Wilson: Romero Simmers Down, Sort Of

By Chris Remo, Jan 21, 2008 11:41am PST

In the explosive, acidic war of words between notorious game designer John Romero and former business partner and current Gamecock head Mike...


"I was wondering where soap operas were getting their material with the writers' strike in full ..."

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Romero vs. Gamecock's Wilson: Holy Shit

By Chris Remo, Jan 18, 2008 9:12pm PST

(Update: Check out part two of this story, Romero's call for peace.) An old feud between notorious former id Software designer John Romero and...


"It was pretty damn shitty but I've honestly played much worse games. Some that have reviewed ..."

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David Jaffe Wants a Single Console Future

By Aaron Linde, Jan 11, 2008 9:16am PST

Outspoken God of War and Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe (pictured left) is the latest industry figure to show support of a single console model...


"I find it much more likely that PC's will get affordable and small enough to basically replace ..."

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American McGee Presents American McGee's Grimm Interview

By Chris Faylor, Jun 11, 2007 10:00pm PDT

The good-humored game designer talks on number of subjects, including the appeal of twisted fairy tales, episodic gaming, the Wii, and Sid Meier.


"Honestly If the games he made didnt have the style he brings, they would be forgotten in a ..."

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Romero: Future of Game Consoles "Isn't Too Bright"

By Chris Faylor, Apr 10, 2007 12:14pm PDT

Much like Trion World Network CEO Lars Buttler and Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack, id Software co-founder and renowned game designer John...


"Dang you spend allot on your PC, I usually keep my PC for over three years, and then upgrade for ..."

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Citizen Zero Cancelled, New Spy MMO in the Works

By Chris Remo, Mar 01, 2007 6:47am PST

Australia-based developer Micro Forte has disclosed that development on its long awaited sci-fi MMO shooter Citizen Zero, at one point planned for...


"Sadly, I was really excited about this one at some point. I think I lost hope a long time ago ..."

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Romero's Slipgate Ironworks to Use BigWorlds

By Chris Remo, Feb 28, 2007 12:24pm PST

Little has been heard of John Romero's company Slipgate Ironworks, formed in 2005 and currently working on an unannounced MMO. Confirming that the...


"That's the thing, many companies are coming out with games that resemble wow in some way in hope ..."

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Game Failures Q&As

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 26, 2006 3:31am PDT

The latest Escapist magazine is up, and as part of the Against the Gods issue, there are interviews with John Romero and Raph Koster about things...


"I have read the article about the Sims and I still don't fully understand why it bombed. Part of ..."

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John Romero Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2006 3:05am PDT

The Quake Expo site has posted part 1 and part 2 of a Q&A with John Romero, asking the designer about everything Quake 1. Thanks Blues News.


"John Romero is the Al Bundy of the gaming world...Al's 4 touchdowns for Polk High is Romero's ..."

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Romero's Company Named

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 09, 2006 3:32pm PDT

The name of John Romero's MMORPG company is finally out, as Planet links to the Slipgate Ironworks website for job openings. Slipgate...


"Even so, it's still too much for a temporary name. Not for a tentative, maybe, which I ..."

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Apogee Legacy Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, May 15, 2006 4:04pm PDT

The 3D Realms website has been updated with Apogee Legacy Interview number nineteen. This week John Romero talks about his shareware past.


"The "John at the Ion Storm Dallas offices" always makes me laugh. "

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