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Carmack: 3DS, Wii U, Vita 'extremely unlikely' in id Software's future

In his keynote speech at QuakeCon this week, id Software's John Carmack revealed that the company is "extremely unlikely" to pursue software development for the Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo Wii U, and the PlayStation Vita platforms, citing issues with publisher acceptance and adoption rates. "I al...

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Doom 3 BFG not shipping with Oculus dev kits

Oculus Rift development kits purchased through Kickstarter were originally to be bundled with a Rift-enabled Doom 3: BFG, and Oculus and id Software have been working together closely. We've learned today that Doom 3 will not be ready at shipping time. "Unfortunately, we've been informed that DOOM ...

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Doom Classic Complete hits PSN today, includes Master Levels and Final Doom

A 'Doom Classic Complete' bundle shoots onto PSN today for PS3, and it includes Ultimate Doom, Doom 2: Hell on Earth, The Master Levels and No Rest for the Living expansions for Doom 2, and Final Doom. The price rockets in at $14.99. The Master Levels and Final Doom weren't included in the recent r...

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Doom 3 (:Normal Edition) available on Steam again

Doom 3 in non-BFG form has returned to Steam. RockPaperShotgun took note of the re-addition, which is the version you'll want if you're into mods for the shooter. The original game was yanked from Steam last month for the sake of the recently released BFG Edition, but it's now possible to buy Doom ...

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PSA: Don't install Doom 3 on Xbox 360 if you want to play Doom 1 & 2

A peculiarity in the Xbox version of the Doom 3 BFG Edition prevents access to Doom and Doom 2 when Doom 3 is installed on the hard drive. According to publisher Bethesda this is not a bug. "Doom 1 and 2 are the same games that are currently available on Xbox Live. Installing Doom BFG files to the ...

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Doom 3: BFG Edition launch trailer sends us back to hell

Doom 3: BFG Edition today comes to the US on PC, PS3, and 360. It includes a remastered version of Doom 3 complete with 3D and head-mounted display support, the new Lost Mission expansion, the old Resurrection of Evil expansion, Doom 1, Doom 2, and a John Romero head-on-a-stick action figure*....

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Looking into the world of Carmack's Doom through the Oculus Rift

"When people have sort of hacked together first-person demos with head mounts before, they usually have to wind up pretending they're a mouse, which gives you this very limited interface," master of the Doom franchise John Carmack told me in a meeting during QuakeCon 2012. "It's like using it as a...

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Doom 4 to be compatible with Oculus Rift VR headset

Doom 4 will be compatible with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset (the one that was over-funded via Kickstarter in less than 24 hours last week), just like its baby brother, Doom 3 BFG Edition. id Software has been involved with Oculus Rift for some time, showing off Doom 3 BFG running on Rift...

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Get your nostalgia to Mars in Doom 3 BFG Edition

It has been a long time since I last visited the imperiled Mars research facility featured in id Software's 2004 shooter, Doom 3, but playing the upcoming HD revamp, Doom 3 BFG Edition, I felt like I hardly ever left. While not as highly regarded as its predecessors, Doom 3 was an enjoyable (and, a...

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Stripped down version of Rage used to bring classic Doom games to PS3

The PlayStation 3 runs Doom, thanks to technology developed 18 years after the game's debut on PC. A stripped down version of id Tech 5 was used to port both Doom and Doom 2 to Sony's current-gen console for the upcoming Doom 3 BFG Edition. Speaking with Joystiq contributor Britton Peele at QuakeCo...

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