Tag Archives: id
Fri, Aug 02, 2013 | 19:44 BST
John Carmack, cofounder of id Software, has stated that the furore surrounding Microsoft’s unpopular Xbox One DRM policies was unjustified. Microsoft may have changed their minds, but Carmack believes that the days of physical media are coming to an end.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 04:10 BST
DOOM 4 information will probably be drip-fed to the public, according to id creative director Tim Willits.
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 00:53 BST
Five maps are headed to the free-to-play Quake Live in a new content update, out today.
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 00:36 BST
During Quake con, which runs until August 5 on US time, you can grab any of of id Mobile’s games for 99 cents from the App Store. The full catalogue is: RAGE, RAGE HD, DOOM Classic, DOOM Resurrection, DOOM II RPG and Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum. These may be the last mobile games you see from id in some time; the mobile team has been absorbed by DOOM 4′s development.
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 00:25 BST
John Carmack’s annual Quakecon keynote apologised for the past but had an eye on the future, with a few snippets of DOOM 4 info.
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 23:43 BST
Here’s one final nugget from Superannuation’s regular column of industry archaeology: Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein and Rage developer id Software is recruiting staff to work on “future generation consoles”. It’s not clear what the Bethesda-owned developer is up to at the moment, although we’re waiting on a Doom 4 announce. Hiring for next-generation platforms is definitely in fashion at the moment; Infinity Ward and Microsoft are both at it again this week.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 | 04:50 BST
As spotted by Siliconera, PEGI recently rated something from Bethesda called Rqge: The Scorchers, for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Scorchers were a sixth bandit clan cut from Rage during development, so it seems quite likely we’re looking at an expansion or DLC pack for the 2011 id Software shooter.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 01:04 BST
Despite growing competition from the likes cloud and PC gaming, Id co-founder John Carmack believes that dedicated consoles will still remain very much part of the industry.
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 | 00:13 BST
Some things just never get old, like the minions of hell, which accompany you in your eternal suffering. Happily, you’re also accompanied by weapons. Hello, DOOM 3 BFG.
Fri, Oct 21, 2011 | 14:47 BST
Bethesda has flat out denied that Doom 4 has been “indefinitely postponed,” saying any such report is “bollocks.
Sun, Oct 09, 2011 | 22:39 BST
Wed, Oct 05, 2011 | 00:10 BST
AMD has released new drivers, available on its website, in response to complaints of screen tearing, texture and performance issues with the PC version of Rage.
According to the Bethesda Blog, Id is working with Nvidia to push out a similar fix. Users are advised to wait for the Rage-specific update rather than upgrading willy-nilly.
Of particular note are those using drivers updated for the Battlefield 3 beta, which will need to be rolled back.
Rage released yesterday in the US and arrives elsewhere by the end of the week, for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Reviews have been largely delighted.
Tue, Oct 04, 2011 | 14:39 BST
With RAGE’s midnight US launches done and dusted, reviews have gone live, showing a strong average with a few notable down-marks. Get all the scores here.
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 | 12:58 BST
Bethesda’s put out a video of RAGE’s Anarchy Edition today, showing what big spenders can expect from the bumped up version. You automatically get this pack when you pre-order, so get on it: the game’s out on October 4 in the US and October 7 in Europe.
Check out the footage below.
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 | 00:25 BST
The imminent release of RAGE, id Software’s first new IP in yonks, may change how you think about the developer.
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 01:42 BST
The original Doom games are to be released for general sale in Germany, a good 17 years after being indexed.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 01:35 BST
RAGE on PlayStation 3 will sport a wince-worthy mandatory install.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 02:41 BST
Among the slim and scanty details we have on DOOM 4 so far is the news the single-player campaign will run at 30 frames per second.
Thu, Aug 11, 2011 | 23:42 BST
RAGE won’t sport an Online Pass system, but those who buy it new will still score an interesting bonus.
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 | 01:13 BST
Todd Hollenshead has said id won’t bring a “crippled” port of RAGE to Wii, and played coy on the possibility of Wii U support.