When we were in San Francisco for MacWorld the iPhone Alley team kept a close watch on our iPhones. We knew that being in a big city with lots of people would put us at a high risk for theft. We were careful to never leave our phones unattended and
This year MacWorld seemed smaller than last year but I was told it was bigger, perhaps it was because the new location was more spread out than in the past. San Francisco was amazing! The city has such life, this small town girl from Oklahoma almost didn’t know what to
Last year Apple bowed out of MacWorld and there was a lot of talk about how MacWorld would die without Apple there. However, last years show was a huge success. This year should be no different. Now the purpose of MacWorld is to showcase all the new companies who have
Id Software's highly anticipated iPhone title, DOOM Classic [App Store, $6.99], is now available in the App Store. Ported from the original, DOOM Classic sports all three original episodes as well as the independently created fourth episode, Thy Flesh Consumed. Weighing in at 76.8MB, the game comes with a total of 36 levels from the original first person shooter. Additionally, DOOM Classic also supports wireless multiplayer (we presume over Bluetooth). Multiplayer comes in two flavors; co-op and deathmatch.
Just in time for Halloween, too!
John Carmack has annoucned that id Software, in partnership with Escalation Studios, are creating a new Doom game built exclusively for the iPhone and iPod touch called Doom Resurrection. The first person shooter is described as an "on rails" experience, where the player is moved through the levels, having to tilt the device to aim and tap to shoot at the various monsters. It will also include original levels with art from Doom 3 for the PC.
MTV.com recently interviewed id Software founder John Carmack, who revealed plans to bring three of their existing lines to the iPhone, as well as a bit on their original iPhone title currently in the works. Carmack said that Wolfenstein RPG is nearing completion, and Quake III is currently running on the device. He also said they hope to bring the whole Quake and Doom lines over at some point.
John Carmack of id Software, creators of the classic game Doom, says that their company is currently working on an original game to be released exclusively for the iPhone and iPod Touch. He also notes that they were hoping to have it done in time for the App Store's launch, but that scheduling and resources didn't line up in time to make it happen.