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>Rocket Jumping in Fallout 3?

>A couple of days ago, we found out that legendary developer id Software has sold itself to ZeniMax Media Inc., the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. This means that the company that defined the PC shooter genre (and is responsible for me missing more than a few college classes) will now be owned by the current leader in role-playing games, with titles like Fallout and the Elder Scrolls series. The sale marks the end of id?ÇÖs long and impressive run as a stand-alone company (it was founded in 1991). id’s press release said the deal will not affect its daily operations much, as it becomes one of four studios within the ZeniMax family. John Carmack, lighting effects genius and space rocket builder, will continue to head id as “Technical Director.” It is unclear whether id will continue its unique policy of releasing the source code for its older games to… Continue Reading

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