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, id’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.
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Co-founder of Doom developer severs ties in order to focus full-time on Oculus VR CTO position
Matt Hooper joins John Carmack to work on Oculus Rift
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id Software co-founder still has problems despite hardware improvements
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John Carmack rewrites code to avoid patent issues over "Carmack's reverse"
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