id Software was officially founded February 1, 1991 with the release of Commander Keen.

In 1992 Wolfenstein 3-D was released - a game that revolutionized the PC gaming industry.

id Software later produced the Doom and Quake series - games held in very high regard amongst the industry, gamers and modders alike.

id Software is also well known for their game engines. Their upcoming game, Rage, is built on the new 'id Tech 5, id have a history of open sourcing their old engines for developers to use.

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Doom Engine

Doom Engine

Updated 5 months ago Released 1993 with a gpl licence

The Doom engine is the game engine that powers the id Software games Doom and Doom II, as well as Raven Software's titles Heretic and Hexen, then finally...

id Tech 2

id Tech 2

Updated 3 years ago Released 1997 with a gpl licence

Formerly the "QUAKE 2 Engine", with pioneering innovation in 3D environments, a few of id Tech 2's most notable features were out-of-the-box support for...

id Tech 3

id Tech 3

Updated 9 months ago Released 1999 with a gpl licence

Previously called the "QUAKE 3 Engine" and one of the most successful licensed engines in history, id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such...

id Tech 4

id Tech 4

Updated 1 year ago Released 2003 with a commercial licence

Previously referred to as the 'Doom 3 Engine', Tech 4 is id Software's current licensing platform. Powering games such as Doom 3, Quake 4 and Enemy Territory...

id Tech 5

id Tech 5

Updated 2 years ago TBD with a proprietary licence

Tech 5 is a next-generation engine from id Software. Used on their most recent title 'Rage' it has also been announced that it will be the technology...

Quake Engine

Quake Engine

Updated 8 months ago Released 1996 with a gpl licence

The Quake engine is the game engine that was written to power 1996's Quake, written by id Software. It featured true 3D realtime rendering and is now...

Wolf3D Engine

Wolf3D Engine

Updated 1 year ago Released 1992 with a commercial licence

The Wolf3D Engine is a raycaster engine developed by John Carmack for the hit FPS game Wolfenstein 3-D. It features smooth scrolling with textured walls...



Updated 4 months ago Released Jul 2013 with a public domain licence

ZDoom 2.7.1 (Requires a DOOM, DOOM 2, HERETIC, HEXEN, or STRIFE IWAD) ZDoom is an enhanced port of the official DOOM source code to Win32. As such, it...

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Commander Keen
Commander Keen

Commander Keen

Updated 3 years ago Released 1990 Single Player Platformer

Commander Keen was one of the first ID Software's games. It was a side-scrolling platformer set in a kid, happy theme. The game was released as a shareware...



Updated 1 week ago Released 1993 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

The demons came and the marines died. Except one. Your are the last defence against these hell-spawned hordes. Prepare for the most intense mutant-laden...

Doom 2 RPG
Doom 2 RPG

Doom 2 RPG

Updated 4 years ago Released 2010 Single Player Role Playing

The sequel to the 2005 mobile hit Doom RPG. In this game you can choose between 3 characters including the marine then you battle the monsters with different...

Doom II
Doom II

Doom II

Updated 1 week ago Released 1994 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Let the Obsession begin. Again. This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths...

Doom III
Doom III

Doom III

Updated 3 days ago Released 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one...

Doom III: Resurrection of Evil
Doom III: Resurrection of Evil

Doom III: Resurrection of Evil

Updated 11 months ago Released 2005 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Two years after the incident on Mars, research has resumed, led by Dr. Elizabeth McNeil. Once more, strange occurrences haunt the facility. A search team...



Updated 2 months ago Coming Q2 2016 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

The next DOOM game from the legendary Doom series is in development at id Software. Look for the first reveal of the game at QuakeCon 2014 and see the...

Hovertank 3D
Hovertank 3D

Hovertank 3D

Updated 1 year ago Released 1991 Single Player First Person Shooter

The first 3D PC game ever! Hovertank 3D debuted the amazing technology that was used to usher in the First Person Shooter genre with Wonfenstein 3D. You...



Updated 1 month ago Released 1996 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Rage through 32 single player levels and 6 deathmatch levels of sheer terror and fully immersive sound and lighting. Arm yourself against the cannibalistic...

Quake 2
Quake 2

Quake 2

Updated 3 weeks ago Released 1997 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Quake 2 is another classic from id software.While not modded quite as much as it's predecessor or Q3A, it is still a blast to play and the mod's on offer...

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szemi Jun 19 2014 says:

Best game maker company ever.

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SupaCubis May 10 2014 says:

One of my fav devs ever. all your games are great

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nerdenfromsweden Feb 3 2014 says:

realy love IDs but Valve is mutch better

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TheUnbeholden Nov 24 2013 says:

It's sad to see John Carmack go.. but atleast he's working on the Occulus Rift so it ain't all bad.

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downlode Feb 2 2014 replied:

The man is heavily into his rocket propulsion development, he operates on a different level than regular mortals. Anybody can get that Occulus Rift thing going, it's him. Personally, I can't see myself strapping something like that to my head. My 28" flat screen suits me.

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Dzev Nov 11 2013 says:

Why the newer ID/Raven Software games didn't got so much community love and support as Doom and Quake 1-2? Just there so many amazing things for the old titles... and almost nothing for RTCW, Q4, Doom 3. (but yes, really... Wolfenstein 2009 and RAGE are utter crap)

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Bubba42OFFICIAL Sep 16 2013 says:

The indefatigable,Id.We all love you.

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BrightenQuintin Apr 8 2012 says:

i love you guys hovertank rocks!

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AymericTheNightmare Feb 9 2012 says:

With Valve, they're the best creators of FPS 4ever.

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Krothie Oct 7 2011 says:

Will we be seeing any doom and quake games on Desura? Just about everyone on here wants them!

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