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id Software’s 1995 Concept for Paid Mods Was Actually Pretty Solid

Despite the eventual reversal and admission that “it’s clear we didn’t understand exactly what we were doing,” Valve still seem pretty eager to implement a method of financial compensation for popular mods.

By Peter Parrish | 5 May 2015 | 4

Doom 4 is just called Doom, runs on id Tech 6

QuakeCon is an event that’s happening right now over in Dallas, and a place where the fourth Doom game was just shown.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Doom 4 is just called Doom, runs on id Tech 6

New DOOM gets a teaser trailer, reveal at QuakeCon

Bethesda would like to you know that Doom … sorry, DOOM … still exists.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on New DOOM gets a teaser trailer, reveal at QuakeCon

IncGamers Podcast #142

This week’s podcast is recorded inside a nuclear fallout shelter, in which the team are frantically trying to learn Morse code in order to keep up with the strange Fallout 4 alternative reality game that is/seems to be going on at the moment.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2013 | 2

John Carmack resigns from Id Software, continues role at Oculus

It’s the end of an era at id Software, as the studio announces John Carmack’s resignation.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Nov 2013 | 1

Seeing the future: John Carmack joins Oculus Rift team

Gasp and shock! John Carmack, id Software’s famed tech man, has joined the Oculus team as their new Chief Technology Officer.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Seeing the future: John Carmack joins Oculus Rift team

Heading off: Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software

id Software president Todd Hollenshead has left the company.
Hollenshead worked at id as CEO from 1996 to 2009, when Zenimax’s acquisition of the company led to his title changing to president.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Heading off: Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software

Hell returns with Doom 3: BFG Edition [Video]

The extended re-jig of Doom 3, subtitled the BFG Edition, will be released by Bethesda on 19 October for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Hell returns with Doom 3: BFG Edition [Video]

Paul Steed Passes Away

Videogame artist Paul Steed has sadly passed away today. If you followed Wing Commander, Privateer, Bioforge, or id’s early Quake series, then you will be familiar with Paul Steed as an artist.

By Paul Younger | 12 Aug 2012 | 3

Doom 3 BFG edition video shows The Lost Mission

The Doom 3 BFG Edition is a nice compilation pack of Doom, Doom 2, Doom 3, Doom 3: Ressurection Evil and eight all-new levels called the “Lost Mission”.  

By Paul Younger | 3 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Doom 3 BFG edition video shows The Lost Mission