Tag Archives: VR/Virtual Reality

Quakecon: Hands On With John Carmack and Palmer Luckey’s Future Machine

The Rift. A new frontier. A virtual reality head mounted display controller.

We were lucky enough to try out Oculus‘  Rift at this years Quakecon. On display were 2 demonstrations, one was called the “flying demo” which was basically Id Software’s Rage with flying and noclip turned on (allowing for free movement). The other demo was of Doom 3 BFG Edition, which of course displayed the … [ Read More... ]

Quake Con 2012: Answers with John Carmack + John Carmack’s Keynote

Greetings id maniacs,

We just got back from Dallas, and while we were at Quake Con managed to get a few answers out of John Carmack personally…

When asked about his intentions on continuing his work with non-polygonal rendering: He commented that it was going to have to take a back seat, as right now the technology is not really there and it wouldn’t be worth the trouble … [ Read More... ]

id Software revamps Doom 3 with the BFG Edition

John Carmack and crew have been hard at work since the release of Rage last year. Despite high reviews for consoles and mixed PC reviews due to some technical issues, Rage enjoyed moderate success and showed the world that id Software is still capable of wearing the crown for King of FPS’s. While we have all been hoping and waiting for more information on Doom 4, instead we … [ Read More... ]