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Director Tim Willits on why ‘Quake Champions’ will be the purest, fastest FPS ever

We peeled ourselves from the non-stop gaming of QuakeCon for a few minutes to chat with id Software Studio Director Tim Willits about 'Quake Champions'' furious pace, eSports ambitions, beta plans, and more.
Gaming

Strap yourself in to watch Bethesda’s new ‘Quake Champions’ gameplay video

Bethesda and Id Software launched a gameplay trailer for Quake Champions during QuakeCon 2016, revealing rocket jumps, fast action, and the return of the hoverboard-riding Anarki character.
Computing

Doom now supports Vulkan thanks to patch released on Steam, and optimized AMD drivers

id Software launched a patch on Steam that updates Doom with Vulkan support. AMD released fresh new drivers optimized for the Doom/Vulkan combo as well, following the drivers launched last week that addresses the Radeon RX 480…
Gaming

John Romero celebrates Quake’s 20th birthday with ancient FAQ and long-lost screencaps

John Romero updated his blog with a post celebrating Quake's birthday, as the classic shooter turned 20 on Wednesday. To celebrate, Romero shared original screenshots from the game's debut.
Gaming

Beyond new games and surprises, Bethesda announces updates for ‘Doom’ at E3

Bethesda had a strong showing at its E3 2016 press conference, including news on the recently released first person shooter, DOOM, The publisher detailed upcoming DLC content, and announced free demo that will be available on all platforms…
Gaming

Finally! Job postings point to id Software gearing up for a new ‘Quake’ game

Bethesda's id Software development studio is now hiring, and many job listings reveal that applicants will get their hands dirty with the Quake franchise. The last Quake title to hit the streets was Splash Damage's Enemy Territory: Quake…
Gaming

Doom launch trailer offers a few story details, some demons, and buckets of blood

Bethesda released a short launch trailer for Doom, which provides just the slightest bit of insight into the story for the game's single-player campaign.
Gaming

id Software responds to PC gamers' complaints about the Doom multiplayer open beta

id Software CTO Robert Duffy addressed some criticism stemming from the recent open beta of Doom for PC, saying the final version's frame rate isn't capped. The PC version will also have advanced settings for adjusting the graphics.
Gaming

Doom will receive three multiplayer DLC packs post-launch

The hotly anticipated reboot of classic FPS Doom is set to receive three paid DLC packs as well as some free post-launch content, with new maps, modes, and weaponry set to join the fray.
Computing

John Carmack to receive this year’s BAFTA Fellowship Award

John Carmack, the man and mind behind Doom, id Software and now an Oculus VR pioneer, is being given the most prestigious ward the BAFTA academy can dispense: the Fellowship Award. He'll join that hallowed club in early April.
Gaming

Unleash your inner demon with Doom’s official multiplayer trailer 1:16

Publisher Bethesda has released a new trailer for its upcoming Doom reboot, showcasing the blood-soaked mayhem that players can expect from the game's competitive online multiplayer component.
Gaming

Id Software pitches new alternate Doom box art

Doom will have a reversible cover with an alternate box art image, developer Id Software announced Thursday, following complaints from fans and pundits that the game's official box art was too generic.