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

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’s Forge. So ...   read

 
 
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id Mobile now games on sale for your iStuffs

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 available. Wolfens...   read

 
 
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Arx Fatalis dev acquired by Zenimax Media

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 Colantonio of o...   read

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

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 second. Carmack comm...   read

 
 
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id Software not planning new IP for about ten years

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 monosyllabic first-p...   read

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

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 John Carmack, ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live adds 'Premium' and 'Pro' subscriptions

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 month, billed annu...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon premium package gets you cool stuff

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 United States res...   read

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

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, that extra ins...   read

 
 
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Former Infinity Ward heads to talk at QuakeCon 2010

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 off the upcomi...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2010 registration detailed

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 order to register t...   read

 
 
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E3 10: Rage to get first playable at QuakeCon 2010

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 seen is real-t...   read

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

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 Points. The title...   read

 
 
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Doom II XBLA available on Japanese marketplace now

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 Japanese Xbox LIVE...   read

 
 
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id demos Rage on 360, promises smooth gaming on PS3

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 demonstrate the game. ...   read

 
 
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Doom II Xbox LIVE Arcade 'still in the cards'

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 the answers, bu...   read

 
 
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John Carmack to get Lifetime Achievement award at GDC

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 be receiving a ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live gets a new look for the holidays

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 to be more on t...   read

 
 
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RAGE to be published by Bethesda Softworks

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 blasted to the press ...   read

 
 
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The Videogame Show What I've Done: Quake

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 download, but I ...   read

 
 
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Pitchford: id and Crytek are 'risking failure'

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 that the two stu...   read

 
 
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id Software's RAGE is not supporting dedicated servers

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 another PC shooter j...   read

 
 
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id CEO believes Microsoft will bring next-gen first

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 preliminary work ...   read

 
 
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Review: Wolfenstein

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 want a piece o...   read

 
 
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Rage Xbox 360 may have multiplayer on separate disc

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, with talk of Ra...   read

 
 
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