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John Carmack says Microsoft buying Id Software could let him “reengage” with old titles thumbnail Rock,Paper,Shotgun

John Carmack says Microsoft buying Id Software could let him “reengage” with old titles

Microsoft are buying Bethesda , or rather their parent company ZeniMax Media. Like a nesting doll, Bethesda themselves are the parents of yet other game studios that Microsoft will also own. What of, say, Id Software? One of Id’s co-founders John Carmack reckons that the Bethesda buyout is a good thing. He says that the new Microsoft ownership could allow him to “reengage” with his old work. (more…)

The Fallout Miami mod is looking hot in its environments trailer thumbnail Rock,Paper,Shotgun

The Fallout Miami mod is looking hot in its environments trailer

These ghouls certainly don’t need any more sun, but perhaps your Vault 111 escapee could use a bit of heat to even out those dweller tan lines. Biggo modding project Fallout Miami recently put out a new trailer for their “DLC-sized” addition to Fallout 4 showing some of the toasty new locales you’ll be able to explore when it launches. (more…)

Doom Eternal's Ancient Gods DLC won't require the base game thumbnail Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Doom Eternal’s Ancient Gods DLC won’t require the base game

Doom Eternal ‘s upcoming DLC might take place in the immediate wake of the base campaign, but that doesn’t mean you’ll need to have actually played it. Arriving this October, Id Software this weekend confirmed that you’ll be able to pick up the first bit of two-part romp The Ancient Gods without having actually bought the base game, letting you jump straight into the deicidal carnage. (more…)