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[PCGamer] (video) id "gamers are suffering 'modern combat fatigue'"

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Last week Rich travelled to London to play Rage and to film an interview with the game’s creative director, Tim Willits. Sadly, when we looked at the footage afterwards, Rich’s beautiful face appeared as nothing but a heavenly bright light, with only a hint of checked shirt below. We scrambled our crack team of videographers to recover the footage, replacing each frame of Rich with stunning new footage of id’s new post-apocalyptic shooter.
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I keep finding all these pcgamer articles I want to share, sorry, this will be my last one! Quite an interesting interview.
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post #2 of 14
That SDK looks beasty
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"Modern Combat fatigue"? What about post apocalyptic fatigue? Ie. Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas, Borderlands, etc.
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Its not so much fatigue as it is wanting something refreshing the next time I buy a game, regardless of genre.

If a modern combat game with an awesome feature that redefines how I play modern combat games (in a truly interesting way) is released, I'm probably buying that game.

Its just the following of the same formula day in day out across many different franchises that have nothing to do with each other that creates a pool of "blah" that people start to get sick of.
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Towards the end of the interview, Tim talks about how the id Tech 5 will be around for a while - but the way he said it gave me the impression that they would license it out to people like in the past. Only thing is, I thought Bethesda said a long while back that this new engine would be strictly "in-house".

Anybody know if this new engine will be only powering games from Bethesda/id?
 
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This looks very promising , i sure hope they will deliver on the PC version.
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SDK.. As in JAVA? as in can run in linux native?
as in can mod it as much as we want?

WT? wow EPIC!!!!!
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post #8 of 14
Awesome.
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Sounds more like COD fatigue to me.
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I like Id.
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