Posts Tagged ‘johncarmack’


id Software owner Zenimax seeking compensation for John Carmack’s contributions to Oculus Rift

id Software owner Zenimax seeking compensation for John Carmack’s contributions to Oculus Rift
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 2, 2014 / 1 comment(s)

The news of Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality headset company Oculus VR at the end of March was met with…


Facebook acquires Oculus Rift developer for $2 billion

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift developer for $2 billion
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Mar 26, 2014 / 6 comment(s)

Facebook has announced that the company has reached an agreement to acquire virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR for a…


Why did John Carmack leave id Software for Oculus? The future of VR is more important

Why did John Carmack leave id Software for Oculus? The future of VR is more important
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Feb 5, 2014 / 3 comment(s)

For industry watchers, John Carmack’s exit from id Software may not have come as too much of a surprise considering…


End of an Era: John Carmack leaves id Software to join Oculus VR full-time

End of an Era: John Carmack leaves id Software to join Oculus VR full-time
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Nov 25, 2013 / 2 comment(s)

After almost 23 years at the company that he and other legendary…


John Carmack joins Oculus as full-time CTO, but ‘retains ties’ to id Software [Update]

John Carmack joins Oculus as full-time CTO, but ‘retains ties’ to id Software [Update]
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 7, 2013 / 2 comment(s)

Oculus, the company behind the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset…


id Software’s mobile development shut down so that DOOM 4 can thrive

id Software’s mobile development shut down so that DOOM 4 can thrive
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 3, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

During his annual keynote speech at this year’s QuakeCon event, id Software co-founder and technical director John Carmack has named-checked…


Quakecon 2012 kicks off this week! Here’s the full schedule, but what will be announced?

Quakecon 2012 kicks off this week! Here’s the full schedule, but what will be announced?
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jul 30, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

This year’s celebration of all things id Software, Bethesda Softworks and, of course, Quake, has certainly snuck up on us…


20 years later, Wolfenstein 3D is a free-to-play browser game – play now!

20 years later, Wolfenstein 3D is a free-to-play browser game – play now!
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 10, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Released by id Software on the 5th of May, 1992, the gaming world had never seen anything quite like Wolfenstein…


Quick-fire book reviews by John Carmack: A peek into the great mind

Quick-fire book reviews by John Carmack: A peek into the great mind
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Nov 10, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

Anyone who knows a thing or two about legendary id Software graphics programmer and technical director John Carmack will be…


John Carmack reveals RAGE running on iPhone [Update]

John Carmack reveals RAGE running on iPhone [Update]
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 12, 2010 / 0 comment(s)

[Update] Added a video showcasing the iPhone version of RAGE – it looks amazing! Watch below. [End of Update] During…