EA Has RAGE for id Software

Electronic Arts (EA) today announced that it has signed on to publish the latest video game from id Software, the award-winning development studio behind Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory. Built on id’s new id Tech5 game engine, RAGE is an innovative first-person shooter being developed for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 PC and Mac.

RAGE represents a new direction for our games,’ says Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software. ‘RAGE is a shooter unlike any other, developed on our cutting edge new technology, and built to the exacting standards id is famous for. We’re excited to have the support of EA Partners to launch RAGE on the world.’

‘The RAGE publishing deal is the epitome of EA Partners’ mission: provide the world’s best developers with access to the world’s best publishing resources,’ adds David DeMartini, senior VP and general manager of EA Partners. ‘The team at id Software is one of the best development studios in the world. We’re excited to work with id Software to give RAGE a blockbuster launch on the global stage.’

More information on RAGE will be unveiled at QuakeCon 2008. The event will take place in Dallas, Texas from July 31 to Aug. 2. Go to www.quakecon.org for more information.