id Software

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id Software
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id Software. Revolutionizing the game industry and kicking ass since 1991.
Founded: February 1, 1991
Founder: Adrian Carmack
John Carmack
Tom Hall
John Romero
Headquarters: Richardson, Texas, United States
Key people: Robert Duffy (CTO)
Marty Stratton (Studio Director)
Parent: ZeniMax Media (2009 - present)
Subsidiaries: id Software Frankfurt

id Software is an American video game developer based in Richardson, Texas. The company was founded in February 1991 by John Romero, John Carmack, Tom Hall and Adrian Carmack. ZeniMax Media acquired the company in June 24, 2009. id Software made important technological developments in video game technologies for the PC (running MS-DOS and Windows), including work done for the Wolfenstein, DOOM, and Quake franchises.

Notable Games

Why They And Their Games Rock

  1. They were behind many great franchises, such as Doom, Wolfenstein and Commander Keen.
  2. They were also responsible for creating the first-person shooter genre with Wolfenstein 3D and further popularizing it with Doom and Quake.
  3. Introduced one of the first smooth side-scrolling game engines for MS-DOS.
  4. Their game engines, the id Tech series, have been heavily used throughout the video game industry.
  5. Plenty of weapons to use.
  6. Helped popularize online multiplayer with Quake.
  7. Their games are known for their massive modding communities, especially Doom and Quake.



Anonymous user #1

19 months ago
Score 8 You
Id, congrats.


17 months ago
Score 3
They're pretty much Rockstar Games' action-shooter counterpart.


11 months ago
Score 0
I only didn't like their RAGE game series.

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