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Wolfenstein 3D celebrating its 20-year history by going free on browsers, iOS

Yesterday, Wolfenstein 3D was a measly 19 years and 364 days old. Puh-shaw, we say. Today, however, the game is a full 20 years old, and id Software is throwing the classic FPS a celebration. Rather than sending all the game's fans party hats and individual slices of cake, though, id's ported Wolf...

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Rage HD adds melee combat, in-app purchases in 2.0 update

Shooting mutants? Psh, where's the challenge in that? Any Mutant Bash TV participant worth his weight in shotgun shells will tell you the true mark of great contestants is their ability to entertain the audience. Nothing makes for good programming like slicing and dicing some mutants! Melee combat...

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Rage mobile gets Game Center support (achievements!) and gyroscope-based aiming

Over the weekend, a massive update for Rage: Mutant Bash TV – id Software's iOS-based on-rails shooter for the iPhone and iPad – made its way to the iTunes App Store. Perhaps most notable is the inclusion of support for Apple's Game Center service, featuring leaderboards and...

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Next Rage game for iOS to focus on vehicles, Carmack talks mobile Quake Arena spin-off

Now that Rage: Mutant Bash TV has landed on the App Store, id Software's John Carmack is already talking about what's next for the developer on Apple's iOS platform: more Rage. Specifically, a game focusing on the driving aspect of Rage on consoles and PC (shown in the above screenshot). "I...

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Rage: Mutant Bash TV now available in App Store, in 'HD' and 'SD'

As promised, Rage: Mutant Bash TV is now up for sale in the App Store [iTunes app link] as just "Rage," and it's offered in two resolutions: a standard edition (call it "SD") for $1 and an HD version for $2. Mutant Bash TV is an on-rails shooter based in the same world -- and built from the same id...

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Rage: Mutant Bash TV rail shoots id Tech 5 onto an iPhone

Bethesda's upcoming id Tech 5 engine has us pretty excited. It continues the long-standing rivalry between Epic's Unreal Engine and id's storied Doom and Quake engines. However, the battle is very different this time around -- as both engines vie to create the prettiest game for Apple's iPhone. ...

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QuakeCon: Rage coming to iPhone, running at 60fps [Update: now with video!]

Never one to back down from a challenge, id's technical wunderkind John Carmack has somehow – we imagine with the aid of The Dark Arts – managed to condense its latest game onto the iPhone. Speaking during a live keynote at the annual QuakeCon in Dallas Texas, Carmack announced that...

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iPhone plays Doom, but what about Doom 3?

id Software's John Carmack estimates that the iPhone version of iconic first-person shooter Doom took "maybe six weeks of serious work" to come together. Borrowing time -- and an artist -- the prolific programmer managed to assemble a port that, according to a recent VentureBeat interview, "plays...

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Doom Classic released for iPhone and iPod Touch

How many versions of id Software's seminal FPS, Doom, can you possibly buy? At least one more. The developer has released Doom Classic for iPhone and iPod Touch, not to be confused with Doom: Resurrection, the tech demo rail-based shooter released earlier this year. The title is going for $6.99...

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Doom Classic soon to hurt us plenty on iPhone

An electronic device isn't a game machine these days until it passes the crucial "Does it run Doom" test. John Carmack has been hard at work on Doom Classic, an official port of id Software's groundbreaking FPS for iPhone, and now he reports that it's been submitted to Apple for approval, only four...

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