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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

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

Quake Live adds 'Premium' and 'Pro' subscriptions


Aug 06
Quake Live has been down for maintenance recently -- now we know why. The free-to-play, browser-based game is getting two subscription tiers, which will exist alongside the current free version. The Premium sub ($1.99 per mon... read

QuakeCon premium package gets you cool stuff


Aug 03
Headed to QuakeCon next week? You might want to consider hooking yourself up with the premium registration package which id and Bethesda are calling "QuakeCon Done Quick."500 of these packages will be offered (available to Un... read

Bethesda re-launches online newsletter, 'In The 'Works'


Aug 02
Want to keep up with the latest Bethesda Softworks happenings? Well, you can just keep reading Destructoid, because we think its games are totally keen and will continue to cover them. But if you're looking for a little more,... read

Former Infinity Ward heads to talk at QuakeCon 2010


Jul 30
Bethesda Softworks and idSoftware have announced the presentation and panel line up for for QuakCon 2010 today. It features the expected guests, including a keynote from id genius John Carmack, as well as presentation showing... read

QuakeCon 2010 registration detailed


Jul 01
Headed out to QuakeCon this August? You'll want to know about the "new and improved registration process." The new process is entirely on-site, and is apparently designed to reduce the time attendees will have to wait in orde... read

E3 10: Rage to get first playable at QuakeCon 2010


Jun 15
id Software's impressive Rage is getting its first public console showing at E3 this year, but we won't be getting our hands on the sticks: it's not playable here at the show. It certainly is playable, however. The demo we've... read

Doom II brings imps, demons to Xbox LIVE Arcade this week


May 25
As many of you have pointed out, Major Nelson has confirmed that Doom II will be joining Voodoo Dice on Xbox LIVE Arcade this week. The cost to nail a cacodemon in its monstrous, floating puss with a shotgun will be 800 MS Po... read

Doom II XBLA available on Japanese marketplace now


May 24
Last I asked, Bethesda would only confirm with me that id Software's Doom II port was still headed to Xbox LIVE Arcade. Well, it's available now… but only in Japan. Yup, the game has made a sudden appearance on the Jap... read

id demos Rage on 360, promises smooth gaming on PS3


May 04
At a Bethesda Softworks press event last month, id Software brought out the latest build of its upcoming first-person shooter, Rage. Previously shown only running on a PC, the developer pulled out its Xbox 360 kits to demonst... read

Doom II Xbox LIVE Arcade 'still in the cards'


Mar 23
Reader Jim L. writes: Know what happened to the game Doom II that was supposed to come out on Xbox LIVE Arcade late last year? Is it still coming to Xbox LIVE? Any new info on a release date perhaps? We don't always have ... read

John Carmack to get Lifetime Achievement award at GDC


Feb 22
When it comes to videogames, John Carmack is kind of a big deal. Lead programmer of games like Doom and Quake, he's unarguably one of the folks that put first-person shooters on the map. So it seems fitting that Carmack will ... read






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