Apple is one of the largest technology companies in the world. The iPhone has an install base of over 700 million people. And yet the company has always had a fraught relationship to gaming. Mac users know the pain of needing to run alternate operating systems to play popular PC games well. In a new facebook post, one…
John Carmack, co-founder of id Software and one of the key designers involved in the Oculus Rift, is taking his former employer Zenimax to court for “more than $22.5 million”, reports Dallas News.
This is a story about Doom 3’s source code and how beautiful it is. Yes, beautiful. Allow me to explain.
It’s long been a game development legend that the creators of Doom made their own version of Super Mario Bros. 3 for the PC ages ago. Today, we get to see what it looked like.
This week, classic PC shooter Doom turned 21. So if you see someone in green slide up next to you at a bar and scream RIP AND TEAR, buy the guy a drink.
This old John Romero home movie is worth watching if you've not seen it before as it shows that id blew their own tiny little minds playing DOOM.
Last month, ZeniMax officially dropped the lawsuit hammer on Oculus, accusing the virtual reality company of "illegally misappropriating" their trade secrets in an extensive legal complaint.
Oculus and Zenimax are still going at it—this morning, the company behind Oculus Rift released a statement in response to Zenimax's claims last week that Doom co-creator John Carmack had stolen "technology and know-how" when he left Zenimax for Oculus last year.
Doom co-creator and all-around genius John Carmack left the company he helped found last year, and now the people he used to work for say he took their technology with him.
Last year legendary game developer John Carmack left his position at id Software to pursue his passion for virtual reality as chief technology officer of Oculus VR. While Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus came as a surprise to Carmack, he believes the company has what it takes to make his vision of the "Big…
There's been speculation for more than two decades that the hero of the iconic Wolfenstein first-person shooter games—B.J. Blazkowicz, the guy who you use to machine gun hordes of Nazis—was Jewish. But the game's creators have long been coy about the character's origins. Not so much anymore.
It was a bit of a shock when John Carmack, who co-founded the company, left Doom creators id Software in November. Until now, we didn't really know why.
QuakeCon is moving to July this year—Bethesda's annual convention, usually held in August, will instead take place from July 17-20 in Dallas. No word on whether Doom creator John Carmack, usually the premiere speaker, will be on stage now that he no longer works for Id.
You might be thrilled with next gen—er, current gen. But John Carmack, ex-id Software star programmer and Oculus Rift guru, isn't yet. He thinks we can still do more with last gen.
Twenty years ago, on December 10, 1993, John Carmack, John Romero and the rest of the team at upstart id Software unleashed a game called Doom upon the world. Twenty years later, both men have written about their favorite memories of the game for you and all fans of Doom to read. Here they are, in their own words...
John Carmack, co-creator of iconic first-person-shooter Doom and one of the smartest minds in video games, has resigned from the development studio he helped co-found.
Legendary game programmer and Doom co-creator John Carmack is getting a new "full-time" job. He's going to be working as the head of technology at Oculus VR, the company behind the upstart Rift virtual reality goggles.
Super-whiz programmer John Carmack thinks some of the "witch hunt" against the Xbox One was unjustified, but he didn't love all of the Microsoft's original policies, either.
At the start of his QuakeCon keynote, legendary tech-whiz John Carmack offered some observations about the biggest two contenders in the coming console wars.