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DOOM 3: BFG is finally out today, have a launch trailer


It has demons and stuff...in 3D
Oct 16
Can you believe DOOM 3 came out eight years ago? To be honest, I feel like it didn't even really need an HD release. To me it still looks fantastic. Oh well, I guess it looks even better now, so that's cool. Also, it's in 3D... read

Doom 3: BFG will include an exclusive 'Lost Mission'


Aug 02
id Software brought a new trailer for Doom 3: BFG Edition with them to QuakeCon this year, and it shows off "The Lost Mission" that will be exclusive to the HD remaster. It's not clear what exactly it's about,... read

Rage will ship with full modding tools on PC


May 05
When it comes to PC games, one thing the platform has always had over its console brethren -- other than better graphics -- is mods. Since Rage is an id Software game, creative director Tim Willits has told PC Gamer that the ... read

Latest RAGE trailer makes the most of drones


May 05
Hot damn if that doesn't look sweet. This new trailer for RAGE shows segments of a mission to disrupt the bomb making capabilities of a group called "The Shrouded." There's a brief bit of rather exciting vehicle gameplay sho... read

id on Quake, Wolfenstein: If you want it, we can deliver


May 02
Shacknews got to chatting with id Software senior producer Jason Kim about the studio's non-Rage, non-Doom properties. He says what many of us were hoping to hear. "Our studio has grown a lot, not just in size but also in des... read

Doom 4 won't be a 're-skinned' Rage, says id


Apr 19
Rage continues to look terrific, and also continues to be id's main focus, at least in terms of where the studio's marketing muscle is at. Following a few brief statements about Doom 4, which pin it as not a direct sequel to ... read

Take a trip to Dead City in a new RAGE trailer


Apr 18
Let my proclamation go out across the land -- RAGE looks utterly, utterly, utterly, utterly, bloody, utterly, fantastic. I do not say that lightly, good friends! This new gameplay trailer invites us to Dead City, where the p... read
An id Software shooter without multiplayer modes? What crazy world do you think we live in? Of course the developer's upcoming first-person shooter will features multiplayer game modes… but they're not what you might expect.  Instead of opting for standard deathwatch modes, previously id's bread and butter, it's focusing on vehicle combat and two player cooperative play for Rage. read feature

Rage 'Anarchy Edition' pre-order upgrade revealed


Apr 18
Bethesda and id Software have announced the "Anarchy Edition" for its upcoming first-person shooter Rage. This special version of the game will be available to anyone who pre-orders the game, for the same price as the standar... read

Put on your reading glasses, Rage novel incoming


Mar 29
Bethesda's just announced today that, this fall, Del Rey Books will be publishing a novel based on Rage.  It's called (get this) Rage, and it's being penned by the game's writer, Matt Costello. It follows the basic plot ... read

Doom goes adorable with miniaturized sprites


Mar 25
Doom has always been one of my all-time favorite games, and a large part of that is thanks to the distinct art style. Imagine my surprise, then, when I stumbled across the latest series on Caleb Hystad's 8x8 Pixel blog. He's ... read

Prey 2 made official, coming to 360/PS3/PC in 2012


Mar 14
Bethesda Softworks has officially announced Prey 2 today, following word this weekend that details were coming. The shooter sequel will arrive in 2012 and is being developed for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.  The first... read

Dark Horse publishing Rage comic book series


Mar 11
Bethesda and Dark Horse Comics have announced that the Rage universe will be explored with a comic book this coming June. The three comic mini-series will be written by Arvid Nelsion of Rex Mundi fame, with art by Andrew Mutt... read

Rage site updates with fanciness, free music track


Mar 11
Bethesda and id Software have updated the official Rage site, making it all pretty for your eyes and your ear holes. Among the goodies include is an "interactive panoramic" of Rage that will let you explore the game's weapons... read

Go on, have a new RAGE trailer!


Feb 17
Here's a sexy new trailer for RAGE. It features much of what we've come to expect from the game -- intense violence, hideously ugly mutants, and ... well ... that's plenty enough for me! It seems that much of RAGE's promotion has been kept under the hood, so it's nice to actually see a bit more gameplay. Definitely looking promising though, right? I can't wait to check it out. read

QuakeCon 2011 dated for August 4 through August 7


Jan 28
It's like the "death and taxes" of LAN parties: QuakeCon 2011 dates have been confirmed by id Software and Bethesda Softworks today. It's takeng place August 4 through August 7 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. No... read

Skyrim, Brink, RAGE, Hunted get release dates


Jan 27
Bethesda has announced release dates for its entire 2011 lineup, and it looks like there is a lot for us to look forward to. Hunted: The Demon's Forge, Brink, RAGE and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have all been granted 2011 re... read

Here, choke down some RAGE screens!


Jan 26
Bethesda has decided that today is the day for some RAGE screens. If you've not heard of this game, it'll be id Software's first offering on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, though it'll naturally hit the PC too. It's a first-... read

RAGE and RAGE HD getting beefy updates soon!


Dec 15
John Carmack has spilled the beans on an update to what was previously the most visually impressive iOS game, RAGE. Quite a few new treats are being tossed in, too.   First of all, Game Center support is coming, bringing... read

Quake Arena hits Xbox Live Arcade next week


Dec 10
Quake Arena Arcade is finally coming to Xbox Live Arcade on December 15, id Softare and publisher Bethesda announced today. The game will feature support for up to 16 players, including six game types, among them Deathmatch, ... read

Carmack interested in doing a Kinect-centric XBLA game


Nov 19
When you're thinking of potential developers you want tinkering with your latest tech, id's John Carmack has got to be near the top of that list. Speaking with Joystiq, the famed programmer and technical director said he has ... read
 
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Review: RAGE

Nov 19 // Jim Sterling
id's upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter RAGE is still almost a year away, but why should we wait that long before getting to blast some of the ugliest mutants this side of Total Recall? In order to keep the hype going for the full game, id has released RAGE on the iPhone as an on-rails shooter. Now that's good advertising!   read feature

iDevice Rage now available, see it in action here


Nov 18
As promised, id Software has released the iDevice version of Rage -- called Rage: Mutant Bash -- on the App Store today. You can pick up a standard SD version for 99 cents, or throw down an extra dollar to get the fancy HD v... read

RAGE: Mutant Bash TV coming to App Store tomorrow


Nov 17
RAGE: Mutant Bash TV has captured a lot of attention for its impressive graphical output, and we'll get to see just how good it looks tomorrow. id's John Carmack confirmed that the on-rails RAGE spin-off has been approved by ... read

GC 10: Impressions of id Software's Rage


Aug 18
A kind word of advice to you, gentle reader: if a doomsday scenario threatens all of human civilization, and they pick your name out of a hat to enter a secluded place of safety, politely decline the offer. Otherwise, when th... read
During its Rage presentation today at QuakeCon, id Software’s creative director Tim Willits confirmed the release date for its hotly-anticipated first-person shooter.“When it’s done,” he said. Okay, ju... read feature

New images for Rage, Fallout: New Vegas, and more


Aug 13
Folks at QuakeCon this week have their hands full with awesome new games and nerve-wracking tournaments. Bethesda Softworks has brought out its entire line-up, too -- Rage, Fallout: New Vegas, Brink, and Hunted: The Demon&rsq... read

id Mobile now games on sale for your iStuffs


Aug 13
In honor of QuakeCon 2011, id Software is dropping the prices of all of its mobile games for Apple’s iThings. That’s good news, considering saving money is rad, as are most (if not all) of the id Mobile titles ava... read

Arx Fatalis dev acquired by Zenimax Media


Aug 12
ZeniMax Media, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Software, has announced that it has acquired Arx Fatalis developer Arkane Studios. “We share so many creative values,” says Arkane creative director Raphael ... read

id's Rage headed to iPhone at 60 frames per second


Aug 12
During today’s QuakeCon keynote, id’s John Carmack officially revealed a new version of its upcoming shooter Rage… one for the iPhone. The game was demoed on an iPhone 4 unit, running at 60 frames per secon... read

id Software not planning new IP for about ten years


Aug 12
If you're looking forward to something other than Quake, Doom or Rage from id Software, then you'll be waiting for about a decade according to John Carmack. It seems that the studio is content to stick with its stock of monos... read

id promising something 'neat,' 'unannounced' at QuakeCon


Aug 12
QuakeCon 2010 kicks off in only a few hours, with doors opening to crowds of folks at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. What would a major event be without a major announcement? According to id founder and technical genius... read






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