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By Alice O'Connor   //   August 7, 2013 7:55 AM

John Carmack becomes Oculus chief technology officer

John Carmack has long supported the Oculus Rift 3D goggles, even duct-taping a prototype together to show it off last year, and will now play a bigger role in its future. The id Software co-founder and 3D wizard has joined Oculus as its new chief technology officer--but will still work with id.
By John Keefer   //   August 6, 2012 7:30 AM

Exploring Virtual Reality in Doom 3 BFG

John Carmack has been talking about virtual reality a lot lately. He demoed a VR prototype at E3, and showed it again at QuakeCon after such a positive response. I got to strap on the goggles and talk to Carmack about the future of VR in games.
By John Keefer   //   August 3, 2012 7:15 AM

QuakeCon keynote tidbits: Doom 4 in 'Bethesda mode'

John Carmack spoke for almost three hours during his keynote at QuakeCon. Here's a quick run down of some of the highlights, including a brief tidbit on why there has been no info on Doom 4.
By John Keefer   //   August 3, 2012 6:45 AM

Carmack: Nothing exciting about Windows 8

Microsoft may be excited about Windows 8, but id's John Carmack says he is there is nothing he is looking forward to in the new operating system.
By John Keefer   //   August 3, 2012 6:00 AM

Carmack sorry about performance of Rage on PC

Rage was a mess when it came out on PC in late 2011, and while patches improved the game, it still was frustrating to play. Id Software's John Carmack apologized to QuakeCon attendees on how "badly we handled the game in the PC space."