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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Quake Live gets a new look for the holidays


Dec 22
No, Quake Live isn't out of beta yet, silly; we all know that isn't happening during our lifetime. What I'm here to talk about today is related to the holidays. Let's hope you aren't sick of this stuff, because there's bound ... read
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RAGE to be published by Bethesda Softworks


Dec 15
EA Partners is no longer slated to publish id Software’s RAGE as was announced at E3 2008 -- Bethesda Softworks is now set to do the studio the honors of selling the videogame to the masses.In an official release blaste... read
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The Videogame Show What I've Done: Quake


Dec 05
This week's Videogame Show was a total nightmare to make, thanks to the fact that Quake is an absolute bitch to pull footage from. I've ended up with a stupid watermark on the captured footage because I stuffed up my Fraps d... read
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Pitchford: id and Crytek are 'risking failure'


Nov 16
Randy "Savage" Pitchford is at it again. The outspoken Gearbox Software president has moved on from criticizing Valve and is now focusing on id Software and Crytek, two of the biggest PC developers out there. Randy believes t... read
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id Software's RAGE is not supporting dedicated servers


Nov 06
Modern Warfare 2 infuriated the PC community with the news that it would scrap dedicated servers, then we had Rebellion ducking the subject and making it look as if Aliens vs. Predator might go the same way. Now we have anoth... read
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id CEO believes Microsoft will bring next-gen first


Aug 24
It doesn't matter if there's a global recession and game and console sales are down. You know there has to be some behind-the-scenes work on next-generation consoles going on. If I were a betting man, I'd say that at least pr... read
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Nobody likes Nazis. Apart from German people, obviously. That's why it's always so much fun to shoot them, and why you can't keep the Wolfenstein franchise down. id Software, Raven Software, Pi Studios and Endrant Studios all... read feature

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Rage Xbox 360 may have multiplayer on separate disc


Aug 20
You know those jokes everybody made about Xbox 360 games needing to ship on multiple discs because Blu-ray is ten billion times better than DVDs? Well, it looks like id might finally be the one to make those jokes come true, ... read
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id promises Rage won't be full of 'monster closets'


Aug 17
Cheap scares can work well in movies when done right, but when id attempted it for Doom 3, results were not exactly satisfying. The game was full of "monster closets" -- areas where enemies would hide and ambush the... read
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Carmack talks up Zenimax purchase of id, three new titles


Aug 15
When it was announced that Zenimax had bought id reactions were pretty positive... unless you were John Romero. It seems that the guys at id agree with the majority of us that being bought by Zenimax was a pretty good thing a... read
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Wolfenstein is almost here, celebrate with a trailer


Aug 14
The latest Wolfenstein is hitting stores next week and we have been sent a positively gripping trailer for it. My knuckles are whiter than stock broker's nostril hairs after a three-day weekend. Nazis and giant bugs and all s... read
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Quake Live to support Mac, Linux starting next Tuesday


Aug 14
As revealed at this year's QuakeCon by id Software president Todd Hollenshead, the free-to-play, browser-based Quake Live will finally be available for non-Windows users to play.The new Quake Live clients for Mac and Linux ar... read
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id Software says Doom 4 is coming next year! Maybe!


Aug 14
I love announcements about announcements. For instance, at this year's QuakeCon, id Software spoke at the opening press conference and revealed that there would be no Doom 4 reveal ... at least, not this year. Giant Bomb repo... read
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Bring on the apocalypse: Rage's shiny new QuakeCon trailer


Aug 13
After seeing the latest trailer for Rage from QuakeCon, I feel as if the game is going in a completely different direction than what I had envisioned, sort of like what happen with Brutal Legend. That said, I was impressed by... read
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Doom 2 on its way to XBLA


Aug 13
Doom has long been available for download on 360 consoles. On the floor at Quakecon, people have been seeing that the classic game's sequel is going to receive similar treatment. id hasn't made the official announcement as of... read
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Carmack: Game hardware reaching 'physical limits'


Aug 11
It seems certain that this generation will be one of the longest we've ever seen. Platform holders are happy with their products, and game developers don't want their budgets even more bloated. id's John Carmack has added his... read






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