Entries in 'carmack' (11)

Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

John Carmack has spoken positively of Facebook's acquisition of Oculus and believes the firm gets "the big picture" for virtual reality's potential.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Oculus VR is hiring game developers to work with John Carmack on the virtual reality headset manufacturer's internal development program.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 9th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Id Software co-founder John Carmack has said he is dissatisfied with the industry abandoning aging console generations and the huge audiences that they have in favour of rising costs and ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Oculus VR has hired a second developer from Id Software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 3:20PM in News

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Id's Carmack named as Oculus Rift CTO

Id's Carmack named as Oculus Rift CTO

Id software co-founder and technical director John Carmack has joined Oculus as its chief technology officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2013 at 4:00PM in News
Spector "trying to shame Carmack and Sweeney" into violence climb-down

Spector "trying to shame Carmack and Sweeney" into violence climb-down

Is it a sign of a maturing games industry that questions are increasingly being asked about violence and sexism in games?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2012 at 1:44PM in News
Carmack: Rage launch was a "cluster f@#$'

Carmack: Rage launch was a "cluster f@#$'

Bethesda has released a patch for id's latest shooter, RAGE, fixing a number of bugs and adding graphics engine settings "due to popular demand."

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Oct 10th 2011 at 9:25AM in News
Carmack predicts the death of discs

Carmack predicts the death of discs

Twelve months after Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada predicted the demise of physical media, another games industry stalwart has declared that the days of packaged games are numbered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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In-game ads fail Quake Live

In-game ads fail Quake Live

One of the highest-profile names in the free-to-play browser-based games market, Quake Live, is to turn its back on the in-game advertising model after its lead developer admitted that its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2009 at 12:25PM in News
Carmack: PS4 will be first to market

Carmack: PS4 will be first to market

John Carmack, technical director at id Software, has predicted that Sony will be the first platform holder to make a move into the next generation of gaming hardware – though ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 12:58PM in News
E3 08: id’s Carmack admits he thought EA was “evil”

E3 08: id’s Carmack admits he thought EA was “evil”

Hot on the heels of the news that EA will be the publisher for id’s exciting new shooter Rage, famed id boss John Carmack has admitted that until recently ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 1:36PM in News