Tag: id Software Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
14

Quake Champions Developers Discuss Network Improvements & Future Content

Every week developers from id Software take to Twitch.TV to discuss upcoming content, balance passes and other changes coming to Quake Champions. They also dedicate a good amount of time to answering questions from the community – whether these questions have been […]

Aug
02

An Extended Look At The Cancelled Doom 4

Last year’s Doom reboot was both a critical and commercial success that build upon the gruesome nature of the franchise’s past while introducing new mechanics like weapons with secondary modes and dismemberment. Before the “back to basics” reboot of “Doom” […]

Jul
26

Quake Champions Will Be Live On Steam ‘Soon’

Sabre Interactive and id Software’s reimagining of the Quake franchise, Quake Champions will be pushed to Steam ‘soon’ according to a community post made by Community Manager Iker_A. Quake Champions has been in an all but in name only Open […]

Jun
14

Massive Quake Champions Patch Adds B.J Blazkowicz From Wolfenstien

Id Software and Sabre Interactive rolled out a massive patch for Quake Champions that should make returning testers and new players very happy. The E3 patch adds a brand new champion – the nazi slaying B.J Blazkowicz from the Wolfenstein series. Alongside B.J’s debut in QC this […]

May
03

Ranger Outlined In New Quake Champions Video

Bethesda and id Software bring fans of the quake series (as well as newcomers) another look at one of the Champions featured in the upcoming Quake Champions, Ranger. This particular champion showcase should be interest of players who want to […]

Mar
31

Quake Champions Newest Hero, Anarki, Is Totally 90s

The latest champion revealed for Bethesda / id Software’s Free-to-play FPS Quake Champions is Anarki – a hover board skating, transhumanism punk who appears to embrace the 90s surfer attitude alongside old school FPS action. Anarki’s active ability is health […]

Mar
12

Six Minutes of Quake Champions Footage Reveal New Hero Details

Quake Champions was playable this weekend at the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston and fans had the chance to try out the game for themselves. Included in the demonstration version of the game were playable heroes who have been confirmed […]

Mar
11

Quake Champions Confirmed To Be Free To Play, Two New Trailers Released

More Quake Champions news has come out of PAX East in Boston with the reveal that the game will be free to play. Also unveiled since I last wrote about the game a couple of days ago were two new […]

Mar
07

Quake Champions Beta Sign-Ups Open With Release of New Trailer

Id Software & Bethesda Softworks have released a brand new trailer for their upcoming team based competitive First Person Shooter Quake Champions alongside news that beta sign-ups are now open on the games’ official website. According to the site the […]

Feb
02

Zenimax Buys Doom Co-Developer Escalation Studios

Zenimax, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Softworks, announced recently that they have acquired Dallas-based developers Escalation Studios. If you haven’t heard of the folks at Escalation Studios before I wouldn’t blame you but they have worked on a number […]

Aug
09

DOOM Single Player Review: (Chain)Saw Me Up Inside

After following id Software’s DOOM revival for more than two years I finally got the chance to chew through the lengthy campaign for this reimagining of the 1990s FPS classic. While the reception of the game’s multiplayer component have been met […]

Aug
05

DOOM’s First Paid DLC – Unto The Evil – Arrives

Bethesda has released the first downloadable content for id Software’s DOOM on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. The $15 USD DLC pack is called “Unto The Evil” and it adds 3 new maps to the multiplayer, one new […]

Aug
02

Quake Con PSN Sale Discounts Doom & Other New Releases By 50%

Sony’s PlayStation Network plays host to a sale on Bethesda’s recent & past catalogue of digital titles for both the PlayStation 4 and PS3.  This sale is in celebration of the upcoming QuakeCon convention, which will have events live-streamed this weekend […]

Jul
11

DOOM Developers Rollout Vulkan Graphics Options, Boosts Performance On Older Hardware

ID Software has released a major patch for this past May’s DOOM which enables support for the Vulkan graphics API. To the casual observer, this may be unexciting news as games typically support a number of graphic options ranging from […]

Jun
09

Doom’s Multiplayer to get revamp

Most people (including Rae) who played the single player campaign of DOOM said “wow this is good” but then found the multiplayer to be lackluster, generic, and boring. Some of the complaints were legitimate and the internet was full of players […]