id software

id defined by Freud as the primal section of the human psyche; id Software, located in Mesquite, Texas, was founded in 1991. From inception to present day, id Software has relentlessly provided technical, design and artistic leadership as an independent game developer and technology provider. Transcending the games industry, ids iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.

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Original developer id Software still involved, but not-so-surprise sequel will also benefit from Mad Max team

id Software opens German studio

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Carmack: I left id because I couldn't work on VR

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John Carmack resigns from id Software

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Carmack joins Oculus VR

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id Software co-founder still has problems despite hardware improvements

Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software

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Five years after id shooter sequel's announcement, sources describe complete reboot, mismanagement, talent exodus

id shelves all mobile development for Doom 4

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id Software releases Doom 3 source code

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Critical Consensus: Rage

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id Software: "You need to make a franchise"

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All The Rage

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