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id Software president departs after 17 years of service

id Software president and former CEO Todd Hollenshead has left the company, Bethesda confirmed with IGN today. "After many years with the studio, Todd Hollenshead decided to leave id Software to pursue other personal interests," Bethesda's Pete Hines said. "While Todd was not part of the develop...

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id Software looking to shorten dev cycles, stop building new engines for every game

id Tech 1: Doom(1993), Doom 2 (1994) id Tech 2: Quake (1996), Quake 2 (1997) id Tech 3: Quake 3 Arena (1999) id Tech 4: Doom 3 (2004) id Tech 5: Rage (2011) Notice a trend? With the exception of the earliest id shooters, which evolved very quickly, id has been in the busines...

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id's Todd Hollenshead: 3D gaming will probably have to wait

So there we were at the wedding last weekend -- our cousin Video Gaming and his fiancée 3D were all set to tie the knot, when Uncle Todd stood up at the rehearsal dinner table and said what most of us were thinking. "Maybe we're getting to the point," he said loudly while spilling a little c...

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Carmack and Hollenshead reflect on id sale

Six months after the acquisition deal that brought id Software under the wing of Bethesda parent-company ZeniMax, id Software co-founder John Carmack has again weighed in on the move and why he feels it made sense for the studio. Speaking with Edge Online, Carmack cited a waning interest from publi...

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id's Hollenshead: Piracy 'hidden benefit' for PC manufacturers

Oh, those sly PC hardware manufacturers. As if it wasn't bad enough that they keep building better, more powerful rigs every six seconds, id Software's Todd Hollenshead believes they also secretly benefit from software piracy. No stranger to the public flogging of the illicit C:\ scourge, the CEO ca...

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Wolfenstein movie still in the works

Although we'd think Roger Avary's work would have been put on hold in light of his recent legal issues, he is still apparently hard at work on the script for a big-screen Wolfenstein film. id's Todd Hollenshead told Eurogamer that, though the recent writer's strike slowed things down, progress on ...

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