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id's Next Game

'Doom' creator Id soon to start on new game on Reuters (thanks Gaming Horizon and Tiscali Games) has scant details on id's next project after DOOM 3, which will unsurprisingly begin development soon after DOOM 3's completion. The more newsworthy bit is the revelation that the game will not be another sequel or remake:

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Video game developer id Software, famed creators of games like "Doom" and "Quake", will likely start work on its new project almost immediately after completing four years of work on "Doom 3", its chief executive says.

In an interview with Reuters on the sidelines of the video game industry trade show E3 here, Todd Hollenshead said that the game in question was new intellectual property, and was not a "Doom", "Quake" or "Wolfenstein" game.

He offered few details on the style or content of the game, other than to say the id team would start serious work on it in short order, possibly a matter of days, after moving on from the PC and later Xbox releases of the new "Doom2".

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97. Re: Romero's contribution to Quake May 19, 2004, 10:34 Isus_in_Black.
 
Heh Thanks for the info nin.

As far as Romero is concerned, i sure am glad he's not part of id anymore. He might have done a great job on Quake 1, and although i think that Quake 1 has one of the best Deathmatch experiences ever created, i found its single player campaign largely dissapointing. (Especially episode 2 which together with episode 4 sucked a great deal). It lacked that over the top evil atmosphere of Doom 2. To be fair most processors at the time had a difficult time running Quake even with so few monsters on the screen. (Min requirement 486 Dx2 66 Mhz...hehe yeah right)
And then of course there was Daikatana. No further comments on that are neccesarry

I hope that id doesnt go the way of MMOG, after Doom 3, and I would like to see a RTS using whatever engine Carmack comes up with next...

 
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