Tag Archive: id software

Doom reboot brings old-school carnage to the next generation

There’s a lot that’s familiar about Doom – the game many people still think of as Doom 4. Hellbeasts and cyberdemons? Yep, they’re there. Gibs? Tons of ‘em. Fast paced action? You betcha!… Continue reading

Happy 20th birthday, Doom!

Today’s big game launches are massive media events. Die-hard fans brave all sorts of weather to line up, stores open at midnight, and CEOs hand out the first few copies. But even the… Continue reading

Game legend John Carmack signs on as CTO of Oculus VR

John Carmack, widely credited as the creator of the first-person shooter genre, has taken a new job. The co-founder of id Software — and one of the most highly-regarded developers in the industry… Continue reading

Castle Wolfenstein headed to the big screen

Another classic video game from id Software is on the way to movie theaters. Let’s just hope it turns out better than “Doom.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Castle Wolfenstein is ready for its… Continue reading

‘Doom 3′ is coming back, playable with head-mounted display

Everything old is new again — even hell demons. Eight years after its initial release, the first-person scarefest Doom 3 is about to hit store shelves again. Bethesda Softworks has announced the Doom 3 BFG Edition —… Continue reading

Play legendary shooter ‘Wolfenstein 3D’ in your browser

Twenty years after revolutionizing gaming, the iconic Wolfenstein 3D is back. And it won’t cost you a dime to enjoy it. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first first-person shooter, id Software and its… Continue reading

‘Doom’ creator making a new shooter

John Romero, one of the chief architects of the seminal first-person shooter Doom, is returning to the genre that made him a celebrity. It’s been a dozen years since Romero has made a… Continue reading

‘Doom’ designer shoots back with ‘Rage’

When Rage, the long-awaited shooter from id Software, hits shelves Oct. 4, it will end a seven-year drought for the company. The pioneering game developer is often credited with creating the first-person shooter… Continue reading

Blake Griffin dunks on a tiger, lobbies for role in ‘Rage’

Blake Griffin has a lot going for him. He has endorsement deals with TV manufacturer Vizio, a multimillion dollar contact with the Los Angeles Clippers and sitting on his mantle at home are… Continue reading

Bite-sized Gaming Heats Up

Long the domain of garage and independent developers, the iPhone is starting to lure over some of the more familiar names from the Xbox 360. They’re eager to see what they can do… Continue reading