08/07/2013, Much has been said and done about Oculus Rift, where the most recent project involved the Oculus Rift working alongside Kinect in order to create a “Paperboy” game, which is definitely one creative way of approaching the situation. Well, we have reliable word that the legendary John Carmack is set to join Oculus VR as the Chief Technical Officer, and to see him come on board the company behind the […]
08/05/2013, For gamers who enjoy first-person shooters like Wolfenstein, Doom, Quake, and Rage, you might be pleased to learn that while the first three titles from id Software have gotten their respective sequels, Rage has not been forgotten and that the franchise could have a future. The title was released back in 2011 and has made its way across a variety of gaming platforms, including mobile, but unfortunately apart from that […]
03/19/2013, First-person shooters lately have been trying their absolute best to either make their games as visually appealing as possible by creating extremely realistic graphics or by making them stylized. But there’s something about old-school first-person shooter games that even though they look OK by today’s standards, you can certainly enjoy their unique experience. A new mod will soon be released that brings the feel of an old-school FPS to modern-day […]
08/03/2012, If you’re looking forward to play id Software’s upcoming Doom 4, you could be in for quite a wait. Originally announced back in 2008, it seems that Doom 4 is not ready yet according to id Software’s John Carmack. He stated that they are hard at work on the game and that it will be “done when it’s done”. It’s kind of vague but hopefully this wait will translate into […]
07/26/2012, A couple of days ago, we reported that there was some speculation that Quake 5 could be announced at the upcoming Quake Con which will be taking place in early August. Since it is only speculation, we guess it’s pretty much up in the air at the moment. That being said, id Software, the developers behind the Quake franchise have recently added a job listing that is seeking a programmer […]
07/09/2012, QuakeCon is less than a month away, and some additional details about the event have been announced. According to a press release this morning – it looks like AT&T will be back this year to sponsor its network for the event’s attendees. While I wasn’t there last year, QuakeCon 2011 was said to have “faster-than-ever streaming and networked gameplay thanks to AT&T” so I guess they can’t go wrong by […]
06/22/2012, Have you played any of the Doom games before? If you answered in the negative, then you do not know what you are missing out on. Doom 3: BFG Edition was recently announced, and boy did it stoke the fire in the belly of many a fanboy. We do know that Doom 3: BFG Edition will be making its way to the PS3 platform sometime this October – making it […]
02/29/2012, A couple of days ago, there were some rumors of Doom 4 being cancelled along with some alleged artwork from the game released online. Well, according to reports online, Bethesda has confirmed that the game isn’t cancelled. In a statement to Gamespot the game publisher announced: “Doom 4 is not cancelled. When we are ready to talk about the game, we’ll let folks know.” But as to whether the game […]
02/02/2012, id Software’s latest first person shooter, RAGE, has been out on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for awhile now, and it looks like Mac users will finally get to experience the game on their desktop and laptop computers. Bethesda announced today the availability of RAGE: Campaign Edition for the OS X operating system. In addition to the complete original game, the Campaign Edition will also include Wasteland sewer […]
01/27/2012, If you’ve enjoyed playing id Software’s Rage FPS shooter game on your iOS device, you will be pleased to hear that Rage HD has seen an update to version 2.0 which brings about a couple of new “episodes” (or levels if you’d rather), high-resolution skins along with HDMI video support which we’re guessing will be for those who enjoy playing the game on their massive HD television sets.
01/18/2012, For those of you who didn’t manage to pick up DOOM when it was on Xbox’s LIVE Marketplace previously, you’re in luck – Bethesda has announced on its blog that the classic FPS game has now returned to the marketplace worldwide. Yes, this even means Germany, where the game was taken off the ban list last year. If you’ve got the urge to fight off pixilated demons using classic weapons […]
11/23/2011, id Software’s Doom 3 source code has finally been released to the masses, and you are able to download it from Github. The reason why this slightly modified code was delayed in its mass market release was due to a particular issue that did not play nice with the shading software used, where said shading software is owned by Creative. Over on Twitter, John Carmack mentioned that “this demonstrates the […]
10/04/2011, RAGE is finally here. After years of work on the game, id Software’s latest game (that isn’t a rehash of an old franchise) is now available for purchase digitally and in stores. Available for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, RAGE is the first game to use id Software’s new OpenGL based id Tech 5 engine. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, RAGE tells the story of a survivor a […]
09/29/2011, Five more days until RAGE is officially released, and Bethesda and id Software have decided to release the final RAGE gameplay video footage and the game is looking very, very good. Visuals are top notch, and gameplay is straightforward enough. But AI does look more advanced than id’s previous games, with enemies ducking, making calculated moves, attacking from far when possible instead of just charging towards you all the time.