Wolfenstein 3-D Celebrates 20 Years by Going Free in All Browsers

Wolfenstein 3-D owns some great real estate in my heart, and for its 20th anniversary id Software is porting it to all browsers to play for free. It’s a freaking party in Castle Wolfenstein, and we’re going to party like it’s 1992. To put things in perspective, I had just turned 9 years old when this game… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Download Experimentation

Starbreeze (The Riddick Games, The Darkness, Syndicate) recently announced they are developing an exclusive game for PSN. What major developer would you like to see take a crack at a smaller downloadable title, and what do you think they would try and make? Or do you think they should stick with their AAA titles? Want… Continue reading

The Carmack Makes Doom 3’s Source Code Free to Would Be Devs

Do you want to make games but don’t have the time to trifle with the development of silly things like a game engine? Well John” The Carmack” Carmack has a deal for you! In the very near future (no official date as of yet), id will be releasing the entire source code for Doom 3 to would… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Rage

So you’re one of the select few that have been chosen to survive whatever apocalyptic situation is set to befall the Earth. Wow, congratulations, forgive me for not jumping for joy as I make peace with my own mortality. Despite my urge to strangle you, cut off your face and wear it in hopes of… Continue reading

Get the iOS Source Code for Doom and Wolfenstein 3D

id Software has just made the source code available for the iOS versions of two of its most iconic games. In the latest update of the iOS versions of Doom Classic and Wolfenstein 3D Classic (2.1), id Software has done something that not many, if any, developers have done on the platform. While this might… Continue reading

Rage is Rising

Confession time: I have not been the least bit excited about Rage, even though id Software and their games are always worth talking about. Up until this week, everything about Rage seemed like it had done before. Wasteland post-apocalyptic setting, FPS gameplay, vehicular combat. All added on top of the bad taste left in my… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Doom

Well, it finally happened. Hell is here and it is all our fault. No time to dwell on our mistakes, but what can you do when demons start pouring through portals? Me? I hid. I don’t mess with demons. Luckily, I found a bad ass marine carving a trail through the horde and I was… Continue reading

Rage: Dead City Trailer is Full of Tentacles, Slime but Not Considered Hentai

id Software seems to be the developer that pushes the envelope when it comes to graphics, and after watching the latest trailer for Rage, it looks like that envelope just got shoved across the room. Rage is a “directed open world” post-apocalyptic game that resembles the Fallout series in terms of setting and design, but the… Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to Use a New Game Engine

Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion set the standard for open world RPG’s this generation. It’s impressive graphics engine showed off just how vast the continent of Tamriel was and helped sell more than a few Xbox 360’s and introduce gamers to HD console gaming. That graphics engine has been modified and used in the… Continue reading