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The Rage Tool Kit arrives on Steam today, to help you with your primal scream therapy and/or create mods for iD Software's idTech 5 game. The mod tools were originally planned to launch alongside the game, but work on that fell to the wayside in favor of Doom 3 BFG.There'll still be some waiting in...

February 8th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Having recently unveiled a new and very promising multi-platform graphics engine in the form of id Tech 5 (and environmentally unfriendly FPS racing hybrid, Rage), id Software is once again poised to challenge Unreal's default reign over new-generation consoles. Not that the company's too concerned...

August 9th 2007 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Even though we couldn't liveblog the QuakeCon keynote, that didn't mean we weren't taking notes. It's Sunday, the final day of this giant BYOC (bring-your-own-computer) LAN party organized by volunteers right in id's backyard: Dallas, TX. Want to see how things went down on Friday night, when they...

August 5th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Though you might have had some fun imagining what an id-made cart racer would be like when you saw the dune buggies and zeppelins of their WWDC demo of id Tech 5, the company is trying to pull fans back to earth a bit in a new interview with Shacknews. "We're always looking to broaden the gameplay,...

July 31st 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments

While EA is busy wrapping their software in Cider, promising a quick and easy way to achieve Mac OS X compatibility, id Software is creating a new multiplatform game engine that will run natively on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and, whaddya know, Mac OS X. id Tech 5, first unveiled at yesterda...

June 13th 2007 at 10:58am 0 Comments

Here's the demo of id tech 5, id Software's new graphical engine, running on a Mac at the WWDC keynote. It looks very nice (it should, at 20gb of textures), and Carmack says the engine will allow programmers to come in and get the game right first, and then let their artists loose on it. Levels...

June 13th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Yesterday, during the keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, John Carmack revealed some footage of a new game engine. The video above is the best quality you're going to get for a little while. At least until id release some footage themselves. Despite this, however, it s...

June 12th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Just minutes ago, during Engadget's liveblogging of Steve Jobs' WWDC keynote, id Software had the first public debut of their newest technology. While they're not showing off what the new IP is just yet, they were showing off the technology that will power it and, in what we think is a first for id...

June 11th 2007 at 1:37pm 0 Comments