Doom Hits Its 20th Anniversary

Another anniversary that will make you feel old…Doom just had its twentieth birthday. Things move very quickly in the video game world, and what’s today’s sensation can be forgotten in a hurry, but quite a few people are definitely celebrating the impact of Doom this week, and how it became a landmark for the first person shooter. 

John Carmack leaves iD, and PC gaming withers some more

You've got to go back to the 90s to truly appreciate how influential Carmack was and how he single handedly drove Microsoft to the Xbox. 

John Carmack says Oculus Rift may go Android

When he was the god of code at iD Software, he would have Microsoft's DirectX developers begging him for his support. That was just 3D, now Carmack is going to spice up our reality and he is still the king of gaming.

John Carmack becomes CTO of Oculus - OMFG!

The press release is out and the news is out of this world. The guy who defined the first person 3D gaming universe. The guy behind Quake, Wolfenstein 3D and Doom. The god of games, Mr. John Carmack, has gone all Oculus Rift on us, y'all.  

Virtual reality gaming headset hits Kickstarter

Another day, another Kickstarter darling is hitting the scene.

Game visionary John Carmack not excited about new consoles

One of the most heralded game designers sees the evolution of game consoles as lackluster.

PC gaming is dead, even id says so

If you've been following the video game industry at all over the last several years, you've probably heard that PC gaming is a dying breed, but when this company says it, you need to listen.

Latest id Software game draws Rage from PC gamers

In the great bastion that is the video game industry, there was one company that still catered to the few, the proud, the hardcore PC gamer.

Violent video game pioneer disputes aggression link

John Carmack, co-founder of id Software and creator of one of the first violent video games, has a stark disagreement with studies that link violent games to aggressive behavior.

Are FPS devs "snooty" about creativity?

id Software co-founder John Carmack believes certain FPS developers and critics have become rather "snooty" over the concept of creativity in the genre.

Carmack: Mobile gaming nothing to scoff at

Id Software co-founder and Quake legend John Carmack believes mobile gaming capabilities remain on track to surpass the raw horsepower of current-gen consoles.

Carmack says he prefers Direct3D to OpenGL

John Carmack - of Wolfenstein, Doom and Quake fame - says he now prefers Direct3D to OpenGL for gaming.

Game developer id Software doesn't like Windows Phone 7

Even though Microsoft would have you believe Windows Phone 7 is the most powerful video game platform on a mobile phone, leading PC game developer id Software and lead designer John Carmack disagrees.

Rage hits 60 FPS on Apple iPhone 4

QuakeCon 2010 - id Software's John Carmack demoed an impressive version of Rage running at an amazing 60 FPS on an iPhone 4.

Id's John Carmack to receive lifetime achievement award

The man credited with inventing the modern 3D first-person shooter, John Carmack will receive one of the gaming industry's top honors at the Game Developer's Choice Awards next month.