id Software archive

  • John Carmack leaves id Software to focus on Oculus VR
    Gaming

    John Carmack leaves id Software to focus on Oculus VR

    By 23 November 2013

    John Carmack has left id Software, the company he co-founded in 1991. Carmack served as technical director at id Software, which developed popular game franchises such as Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake, before he resigned on Friday. He will now pour...

  • Doom Piano hands-on video: We play Doom. On a piano
    Gaming

    Doom Piano hands-on video: We play Doom. On a piano

    By 27 September 2013

    We get to see some cool stuff here at Pocket-lint, and the Doom Piano was no exception. What, you might ask, is a "Doom Piano". It certainly sounds foreboding, but perhaps it's just a depressing bit of music. Well, no, it's not, it's a hacked musical...

  • Doom 3 BFG Edition arriving this October with new levels to play
    Gaming

    Doom 3 BFG Edition arriving this October with new levels to play

    By 20 June 2012

    Fans of gaming classic Doom, we bring good news. The Doom 3 BFG Edition will be arriving on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on 19 October.  The package includes a remastered version of Doom 3, plus a Resurrection of Evil add-on, and both the original...

  • Rage review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Rage review

    By 4 October 2011

    It’s no exaggeration to say that legendary Dallas-based developer id Software was instrumental in the evolution of the modern day videogame. Pioneering the first person shooter genre with such landmark PC titles as Wolfenstein, Doom and Quake back in...

  • First Look: Rage review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    First Look: Rage review

    By 23 August 2011

    Coming from a company often accused of recycling its unmatched heritage, Rage is a surprisingly ambitious game - arguably the most ambitious iD has produced since the glory days of Quake. From its open desert landscapes to its dingy, mutant-filled caverns,...

  • E3 Quick Play: Rage
    Gaming

    E3 Quick Play: Rage

    By 6 July 2011

    When the creator of the First Person Shooter gets to work building a new First Person Shooter you’ve got to sit up and pay attention and after a number of years in development and even a switch of publishers, it looks like we are finally about ready...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Rage HD (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY - Rage HD (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 23 November 2010

    Nothing can be considered a serious games platform until it has an id Software title it can call its own. The developer behind Wolfenstein, Doom and Quake has been phenomenally successful on every platform that it turns its FPS-specialist eye on, often...

  • Rage - quick play preview
    Gaming

    Rage - quick play preview

    By 21 June 2010

    First announced in 2007, Rage from id, has been a long time coming, and hopefully will soon be with us. So can the creators of Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein get it right yet another time around? We got hands on behind the closed doors of E3 to find out....

  • EA brings Fight Night to next-gen consoles
    Gaming

    EA brings Fight Night to next-gen consoles

    By 8 May 2008

    Mike Tyson is back in the ring, and fighting against Muhammed Ali and some of the other great boxers in history thanks to EA Sports Fight Night Round 4. Under development in EA Canada, Fight Night is making a comeback on next-gen consoles, featuring what...

  • Doom 4 announced as in production
    Gaming

    Doom 4 announced as in production

    By 7 May 2008

    Doom fans listen up. id Software has announced that it has begun production on Doom 4, and is currently in the process of expanding its internal team of developers to work on the sequel. In a statement posted on the id Software website CEO Todd Hollenshead...

  • id Software confirms Rage and Steam distribution
    Gaming

    id Software confirms Rage and Steam distribution

    By 7 August 2007

    id Software, makers of Doom and Quake has unveiled more details of its latest gaming venture; Rage at QuakeCon. The game, which first got an outing at Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote speech in June will see players fight an oppressive government in a post-apocalyptic...

  • Doom movie tops US box office
    Gaming

    Doom movie tops US box office

    By 24 October 2005

    A movie version of the classic first-person shooter series Doom staring The Rock has topped the US and Canada box office according to studio estimates. Doom debuted this weekend at number one in the States with $15.4m (£8.7m). Racing drama Dreamer was...

  • Doom 3 - PC review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Doom 3 - PC review

    By 18 October 2004

    Rather than rush in with a review on the first day, we’ve battled demons, fought monsters and come close to death to bring you this review. We went back to the start, completed the two previous versions of this game and realising how things can change...

  • Doom III to be a small-screen summer blockbuster
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    Doom III to be a small-screen summer blockbuster

    By 17 June 2004

    UPDATE:Since the weekend details have emerged regard Doom III's release- in a reversal of the staggered release dates of, for example, the Lord Of The Rings movies on DVD, the August release is to be a special edition. Contents are rumoured to be a Doom...

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    E3: Doom III to be a small-screen summer blockbuster

    By 13 May 2004

    The conventional wisdom is that no-one wants to play games in summer, so for years the industry created a self-imposed release drought from the end of June up to the August Bank Holiday. In the case of Tron 2.0, the delay went on for a whole extra month...

  • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory - PC review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory - PC review

    By 11 November 2003

    Return to Castle Wolfenstein was the classic from Xmas 2001, darker and gorier than EA's bloodless Medal Of Honour Allied Assault, though both were derived from Quake III's Engine code. RTCW's AI was also better. A separate developer was called in to...