You only need to look at the select list of key id Software titles below to understand why the developer has something of a legendary status in the world of video games.
With the likes of Doom and Quake to its name, the studio is considered the father of the modern day first-person-shooter and creator of the multiplayer formula that has made the FPS genre the most popular on the planet.
The chaps at id Software will be the first to point out that they created the iconic Deathmatch but they aren't the kind to rest on their laurels. Instead the developer has managed to produce a spread of industry changing titles throughout its lifetime making it one of the most important studios in gaming history. Here's why.