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Submitted by NYC_Gamer 616d ago | news

id Software President Leaves Company

IGN:Todd Hollenshead, president of the Doom and Rage developer, is no longer with id Software. (iD Software, Industry, Todd Hollenshead)

NYC_Gamer  +   616d ago
I'm not surprised because ID is just one big failure in the modern gaming industry living off past hits
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guitarded77  +   616d ago
I don't know... I'm playing RAGE right now (huge backlog), and I'm enjoying. I know it got mediocre reviews, but it's pretty good so far.
MikeyDucati1  +   616d ago
Despite the game's easy to be overlooked shortcomings, I found Rage to be very satisfying. The combat is excellent. I know it's a little short and the ending leaves more to be desired but overall I really enjoyed the game. No it wasn't absolutely jaw dropping fantastic and it's not a 9 on a scale of 1-10. But a 7.5 or 8 would do it justice.
flipflopfacts  +   616d ago
It is for what it is for companies who will stick to something that they know will work. But sadly times has changed and as for id software...there is no room for outdated shooters.
Baka-akaB  +   616d ago
Rage was nothing like sticking with what they knew , it was actually a big gamble , albeit a pretty average one in quality and fan reception
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cell989  +   616d ago
I was under the impression that Carmack was president
NegativeCreepWA  +   616d ago
I'd really like Carmack to come out and say his opinion on the next gen consoles. While he's a has been now, he's never held back on the strengths and weaknesses of consoles.
dogdirt2000  +   616d ago
In what way is he a "has been"?
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NegativeCreepWA  +   616d ago
As in, when was the last time he was involved in a good game?
Eiffel  +   616d ago
RAGE.
cell989  +   615d ago
Rage wasn't that good, a little over-hyped
Eiffel  +   615d ago
It was well received as it sits on an 81% on metacritic. It was good.
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Plagasx  +   616d ago
Yea, I'm actually surprised he didn't leave sooner.

Id Soft hasn't really been on the high heels of gaming recently... They really need to release Doom 4 already..
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FlyingFoxy  +   616d ago
The last great ID game i played was Return to Castle Wolfenstein back in late 2001 or early 02 on PC, great game.. one of the first major FPS's i played back then. Online play was really fun too because i'd only just gotten broadband back then. Doom 3 was ok, but not near Half Life 2 quality.
AedanClarke  +   616d ago
And RtCW wasn't even developed by iD, but rather by Gray Matter (who's team was later thrown into Treyarch, if my memory serves me correctly). I think Nerve did the multiplayer too, so... iD didn't really do anything. :/
Klonopin  +   615d ago
i just googled his name and found a website (toddhollenshead.com) that appears to have been hacked. Don't know what to make of it.

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