back to article Monsters of the ID come to mobile

Id Software, the company responsible for Quake, Doom and Wolfenstein, has established a mobile division with a view to porting all three games to mobile phones, according to USA Today. Id has done mobile games before: the Doom RPG was (and is) a turn-based version of the original 3-D violence, which sold more than a million …

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Boffin

It's like 2004 all over again!

John Carmack's been talking up the mobile games for years - anyone else remember Monkeystone's Hyperspace Delivery Boy? No? :)

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Got them all already

Do keep up guys, there's ports of all three for pretty much every smartphone platform.

What they could do however is sort out the control mechanism. A nice bluetooth controller would be good. Maybe use the Wiimote as others have done.

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2004 eh?

It sure would be, but it was John Romero who headed up Monkeystone Games. Romero left id around the Quake II era.

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Hold on, I had Doom years ago!

I did. About four or five years ago on a Nokia. It was ace!

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Monsters from the ID

Nice play on the line from "Forbidden Planet" -- a classic film.

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lost weekends

Doom. It's so engrained on a generation that every windows OS upto XP. Port 666 reserved for Doom.

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