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Shooting mutants? Psh, where's the challenge in that? Any Mutant Bash TV participant worth his weight in shotgun shells will tell you the true mark of great contestants is their ability to entertain the audience. Nothing makes for good programming like slicing and dicing some mutants!Melee combat i...

January 27th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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id Software just released the source codes for iOS titles Wolfenstein 3D Platinum and Doom Classic in the newest batch of updates (2.1). If you're into it, grab the source code for Wolfenstein 3D Platinum right here, the source code for Doom Classic right here, and the trailer for the 2011 sci-fi...

September 10th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We tend to give Facebook a lot of guff for its many, many menial labor simulators, but today, the social network gets a pass. As a way of thanking the 100,000 users that "Liked" the official Rage page on the service, id has made the iOS versions of the game (both classic and HD) free for the next...

August 18th 2011 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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People have been arguing about violence in video games for as long as video games have had violence for people to argue about, and few titles have come under as much sustained fire as Id Software's Doom. It would stand to reason then, that John Carmack, a man who was instrumental in the game's de...

July 30th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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As promised, Rage: Mutant Bash TV is now up for sale in the App Store [iTunes app link] as just "Rage," and it's offered in two resolutions: a standard edition (call it "SD") for $1 and an HD version for $2. Mutant Bash TV is an on-rails shooter based in the same world -- and built from the same id...

November 18th 2010 at 2:22pm 0 Comments
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id Software head John Carmack has at least one very important trait in common with gangsta rap star (and gaming magnate) Ice-T: he's really fun to follow on Twitter. When he's not dropping enigmatic missives like, "Closed myself in a 1600 gallon tank for an hour. CO2 rose to 3430 ppm, humidity rose...

November 17th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Bethesda's upcoming id Tech 5 engine has us pretty excited. It continues the long-standing rivalry between Epic's Unreal Engine and id's storied Doom and Quake engines. However, the battle is very different this time around -- as both engines vie to create the prettiest game for Apple's iPhone. Jo...

November 15th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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[Image Credit: Engadget] Android may not have the same games catalog as iOS, but it's definitely starting to grow. id -- developers of the DOOM RPG and upcoming Rage for iPhone -- has placed a job listing for an Android programmer, suggesting the team is looking to expand to Google's mobile platf...

September 12th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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What's the common thread between American McGee's Alice, Call of Duty and Quake 3? They were all powered by id Tech 3. Like Unreal Engine, id Tech was heavily licensed amongst third parties, used in a wide variety of console and PC games; however, it seems that id (and new parent company Bethesda) i...

August 12th 2010 at 5:46pm 0 Comments