All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘id software’

John Carmack Gets A New Job At Oculus Rift

John Carmack is what you might classify as a coding genius. His code powered the first-person revolution at id Software, and now he’s bringing his coding prowess to the world of virtual reality. Oculus Rift announced today that Carmack has joined the company as its Chief Technology Officer. The id Software co-founder said that he joined the company because he …

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Can Wolfenstein: The New Order Just Be A Movie?

I love Wolftenstein as much as the next guy, but even I’m starting to get tired of it. It just never really had the same allure as Doom or Quake. In other words, nazis get boring real quick. That rule may still stand, but the new trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order at least helps to make nazis a little …

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Rage DLC “The Scorchers” Released

Bethesda and id Software today released the new downloadable content (DLC) add-on package for Rage. Titled “The Scorchers,” the content will take players to new areas and includes features fans have been eagerly waiting for. The content is now available through Xbox LIVE or Steam for 400 Microsoft Points or $5. PlayStation 3 gamers will have to wait until later …

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Doom 3 BFG Edition Launches Today

If you’re exhausted from loot-heavy first person shooters like Borderlands 2 or the stealthy and morally ambiguous gameplay in Dishonored, perhaps it’s time to to revisit the roots of FPS gaming and simply shoot monsters. Bethesda today released Doom 3 BFG Edition, allowing gamers to relive the mayhem of the Doom franchise. All three Doom games and the Doom 3 …

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Doom 3 BFG Edition Announced, Contains New Levels

Doom 3 still remains one of my favorite shooters of all time. It created a perfect atmosphere that was true to the original games while bringing some new ideas to the table that made the game far scarier than it ever should have been. A lot of id fans have been waiting for Doom 4 since then, but today’s announcement …

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Wolfenstein 3D Turns 20, Becomes Playable In Your Browser

I am Death incarnate! Want to feel incredibly old? Over the weekend, id Software’s influential First Person Shooter Wolfenstein 3D

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Quake 4 Is Coming Back To The Xbox 360

I bought an Xbox 360 near launch which came with the usual problems of console launches – there are no good games. It was a little better with the launch of the Xbox 360 since there were Rare’s titles and a little game called Quake 4 to tide me over. I’ll be able to relive those days again in June …

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