DOOM 3 BFG Edition News (Xbox360)

John Carmack exits id Software for Oculus Rift [UPDATE]

Posted: 07.08.2013 by Technet2k

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No, you're not hallucinating. John Carmack, creator of first-person shooters and dabbler in rocket science, has left id Software to join VR company Oculus Rift where he'll serve as chief technology officer.

Carmack was a founder of the game studio that created Quake, Doom and Wolfenstein. He believes VR will have a "huge impact" in the coming years, and wants to be upfront.

UPDATE: Apparently John Carmack is not actually leaving id Software, as he'll "continue to provide leadership for our games in development," tweets id.

Willits: Original Doom 4 production "did not have the spirit" of a Doom game

Posted: 05.08.2013 by Technet2k

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Tim Willits of id Software has explained why the Doom and Quake dev ditched the original production of Doom 4, saying it "wasn't one thing" that could be singled out like art or code, but a general lack of 'soul'.

The studio felt it suffered from an "identity crisis," and didn't really feel all that Doom-like which is "very hard to articulate." Both id and Bethesda felt it needed to be rebooted.

UK Chart: FIFA 13 retains crown, Skylanders Giants debut in second

Posted: 22.10.2012 by Nakerman

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FIFA 13 has strolled to yet another number one in the UK chart. Skylanders Giants have arrived second, with Dishonored dropping down to third in its second week. Doom 3: BFG Edition entered the chart fifth, and 007 Legends landed at 12th.

Bethesda: Don't install Doom 3 BFG Edition to Xbox 360 HD

Posted: 18.10.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Bethesda is warning gamers not to install the Xbox 360 version of Doom 3 BFG Edition to the hard drive. Not only will it not improve performance, but it'll lock players out of the classic Doom titles included with the game.

DOOM 3: BFG Edition now out in North America, in Europe October 19th

Posted: 16.10.2012 by Technet2k

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The re-release of id Software's DOOM 3 is now out in US retailers. The BFG Edition comes packed with higher definition visuals, better more horrifying sounds, checkpoint saves and 3D support.

Also included is the Resurrection of Evil expansion as well as a new singleplayer add-on The Lost Mission. The original DOOM and DOOM 2 also feature. Flashlights are now gun friendly.