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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Studio director will end his decades-long run with the company after next week's QuakeCon
Bethesda, id Software and Avalanche Studios team up for a potentially brilliant shooter adrift in a largely pointless open-world
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Original developer id Software still involved, but not-so-surprise sequel will also benefit from Mad Max team
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Founder wanted to bring Wolfenstein, Doom 4 to Oculus Rift
Co-founder of Doom developer severs ties in order to focus full-time on Oculus VR CTO position
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