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ZeniMax, Oculus, and John Carmack: VR gets serious

ZeniMax, Oculus, and John Carmack: VR gets serious

When John Carmack left Id software for Oculus, part of the issue surrounded parent company ZeniMax blocking him from what he wanted to do, which was continue some of his popular franchises on Oculus. those games, like Wolfenstein, were practically beging for virtual reality, but ZeniMax wasn’t interested. This morning, ZeniMax is claiming Oculus and Carmack violated a previous agreement, essentially entitling them to a piece of the virtual pie.

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John Carmack leaves id Software for full-time Oculus Rift

John Carmack leaves id Software for full-time Oculus Rift

This afternoon it was announced that the co-creator of the classic video game DOOM has left the proverbial gaming building. John Carmack let it be known that he’s leaving (resigning, as it were) from id Software and Bethesda Softworks in favor of working with Oculus VR full-time on the device known as Oculus Rift. A statement from current id Softworks studio director Tim Willits was solemn, focusing on the idea that "his departure will not affect any current projects".

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SteamOS: gaming titans John D Carmack, Tim Sweeney, and Johan Andersson react

SteamOS: gaming titans John D Carmack, Tim Sweeney, and Johan Andersson react

This week the folks at NVIDIA have put three of history's biggest names in gaming development on stage together, and one of the key questions put to them right off the bat stuck in Valve's SteamOS. John D Carmack, co-founder of id Software and CTO at Oculus VR (with the Oculus Rift), Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games, and Johan Andersson, Technical Director of Frostbite at EA DICE have spoke up on how they perceive not only Valve's newest push for Steam Machines and SteamOS, but in the original release of Steam as well - back when each of their gaming companies had to react to it in the first place.

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John Carmack says PS4, Xbox 720 nothing to be excited about

John Carmack says PS4, Xbox 720 nothing to be excited about

Game development expert John Carmack believes that the next generation of video game consoles won't be anything to write home about. Carmack said in a recent interview that he was admittedly optimistic about the increased rendering power of an Xbox 720 or PS4, but beyond that he has no grand vision of what to expect. We may be hitting the point of diminishing returns.

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John Carmack gives Doom 3 source code to public

John Carmack gives Doom 3 source code to public

This is cool news. I really liked Doom 3 when it first came out, it was one of those games I needed to play with the lights on since something was always jumping out and scaring the crap out of me. If you are a fan of Doom 3 id's John Carmack has now offered the source code up to the open source fans out there.

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John Carmack Believes NVIDIA Can Make a Good ARM Core

John Carmack Believes NVIDIA Can Make a Good ARM Core

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, NVIDIA announced that their "Project Denver" was moving forward, and that they would be focusing some attention on building an ARM core. In a recent tweet, gaming legend John Carmack told the world that he believes NVIDIA "can make a good ARM core." It's a mild vote of confidence for NVIDIA, but even a small one like this from Carmack is a step in the right direction.

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John Carmack says id is looking to develop games for the iPhone

John Carmack says id is looking to develop games for the iPhone

It's almost amusing how things work out sometimes. People have been trying to get Apple to work with developers to put games on their systems, and to date there is still a huge shortage of available games. However, hope is on the horizon for people wanting to play games on an Apple product, the ironic thing is that the platform isn't OSX, but rather the iPhone/iPod Touch. John Carmack has added id to the list of companies committing themselves to the platform.

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