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The Best id Software Games List

List of the best id Software games with images, including any well-known id Software made games for any platform and console. This list may not contain every game made by id Software but definitely features the best ones. This greatest id Software games list features box covers and additional information such as the game's publisher and release date. The most popular id Software video games are listed by how many votes they received, so the best ones are at the top. If you're looking to find a list of best games developed by id Software then you're in the right place. Think the top game developed by id Software isn't as high as it should be? If yes then be sure to vote it up so that your opinion counts, since this is a community-based opinion list.

This list answers the questions "What are the best games made by id Software?" and "Which games were developed by id Software?"

The list you're viewing is made up of different games like Doom and Doom 3. You can use the games in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis.

This list is the perfect resource for those looking to find out the names of acclaimed games made by id Software. Ranker has a similar list for every other significant video game developer so don't forget to check those out as well. {#nodes}
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  • 1
    1993
    81
    7

    Developerid Software, Williams Entertainment Inc.

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Doom is a 1993 science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game by id Software. It is considered one of the most significant and influential titles in the video game industry, for having  ...more
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    #84 of 90 List of Space Marine Games#16 of 172 The Best Video Game Franchises of All Time#22 of 1,375 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

  • 2
    Jun 22 1996
    60
    8

    DeveloperMidway Games, Midway Games, Inc., Lobotomy Software, Lobotomy Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Zombie Film, Survival horror, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996 and featured music composed by Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails. It is the first game in  ...more
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  • 3
    56
    15

    DeveloperNerve Software, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Survival horror, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    Doom II: Hell on Earth is a first-person shooter video game, the second title of id Software's Doom franchise. It was originally released for MS-DOS computers in 1994 and Macintosh computers in 1995.  ...more
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  • 4
    47
    12

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision. It is not a direct sequel to Quake; id decided to revert to an existing trademark when they were  ...more
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  • 5
    Jan 01 1999
    39
    11

    DeveloperBullfrog Productions, Pi Studios, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Quake III Arena, is a multiplayer-focused first-person shooter video game. The game was developed by id Software and featured music composed by Sonic Mayhem and Front Line Assembly. Quake III Arena  ...more
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  • 6
    41
    14
    Doom is the upcoming reboot of the Doom series by id Software following the release of its last title, Doom 3, in 2004. It is slated for simultaneous release on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and  ...more
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  • 7

    DeveloperNerve Software, Raven Software, Interplay Entertainment, Stalker Entertainment, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software. Originally released on May 5, 1992, for the PC operating system DOS, the game was  ...more
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    #216 of 454 The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time#103 of 238 The Best Classic Video Games#5 of 25 The Most Violent Classic Video Games

  • 8

    DeveloperNerve Software, Gray Matter Interactive, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Return to Castle Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game published by Activision and originally released on November 19, 2001 for Microsoft Windows and subsequently for PlayStation 2, Xbox,  ...more
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  • 9
    2004
    33
    16

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Survival horror, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    Doom 3 is a science fiction survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision. Doom 3 was first released for Microsoft Windows on August 3, 2004.  ...more
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  • 10
    24
    10

    DeveloperRaven Software, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    Quake 4 is the fourth title in the series of Quake first-person shooter computer games. The game was developed by Raven Software and published by Activision. Raven Software collaborated with id  ...more
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  • 11
    Oct 04 2011
    31
    21

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Action game, Racing video game, Vehicular combat game

    Rage is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software. It uses the company's OpenGL-based id Tech 5 game engine. Released in October 2011, the game was first shown as a tech demo on June  ...more
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    #359 of 617 Sony PlayStation 3 Games: List of PS3 Console Games#76 of 204 The Best Games On Xbox Game Pass#18 of 28 The Best RPGs on Xbox Game Pass

  • 12
    Jun 17 1996
    16
    7

    DeveloperWMS Industries Inc., id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Final Doom is a first-person shooter video game released in 1996. The game uses the engine, items, and characters from Doom II: Hell on Earth, and was distributed as an official id Software  ...more
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  • 13
    19
    11

    DeveloperRaven Software, Pi Studios, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Survival horror, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game co-developed by Raven Software and Endrant Studios and published by Activision. It is the sequel to Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and uses a heavily  ...more
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  • 14

    DeveloperNerve Software, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Horror, Survival horror, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil is a first-person shooter video game developed by Nerve Software. It was released for Microsoft Windows on April 3, 2005, as an expansion pack and sequel to Doom 3 and on  ...more
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  • 15
    Jan 01 2001
    11
    7

    Developerid Software

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  • 16

    DeveloperDavid A. Palmer Productions, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Platform game, Side-scrolling

    Commander Keen is a series of video games developed by id Software in the early 1990s. The series focuses on the adventures of Billy Blaze, an 8-year old boy who travels through space and assumes the  ...more
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  • 18
    Aug 06 2010
    13
    12

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, First-person Shooter

    Quake Live is a first-person shooter video game by id Software which runs on x86-based computers running Microsoft Windows via Steam. It was originally downloaded and launched via a web browser  ...more
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  • 19

    DeveloperAspyr, Nerve Software, Splash Damage, id Software, Underground Development

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Strategy video game, First-person Shooter

    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars is a first-person shooter video game developed by Splash Damage and published by Activision for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The prequel  ...more
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  • 20

    DeveloperSplash Damage, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is a free and open source multiplayer first-person shooter video game set during World War II. It was originally planned to be released as a commercial expansion pack to  ...more
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  • 21
    Sep 18 1992
    12
    12

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Spear of Destiny, often also called Spear, Wolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny or just SoD, is a 1992 first-person shooter computer game developed by id Software and published by FormGen Corporation,  ...more
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  • 22
    Jan 01 2007
    8
    6

    Developerid Software, Fountainhead Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Role-playing video game

    Orcs & Elves is a fantasy role-playing adventure video game for the mobile phone and Nintendo DS. It was developed by John Carmack and Fountainhead Entertainment, produced by id Software, published  ...more
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  • 23
    Sep 13 2005
    9
    8

    Developerid Software, Fountainhead Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing video game, First-person Shooter

    Doom RPG is a mobile phone game developed by Fountainhead Entertainment. It combines the Doom first-person shooter franchise with role-playing video game elements. The storyline incorporates many  ...more
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  • 24

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing video game, First-person Shooter

    Wolfenstein RPG is a mobile phone and iOS game from 2008 and 2009 developed by id Software. The two versions are nearly the same, but the IOS version has better graphics and one extra level involving  ...more
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  • 25

    DeveloperEscalation Studios, id Software

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Shoot 'em up, Action game, First-person Shooter

    Doom Resurrection is a first-person shooter survival horror game developed by Escalation Studios for the iOS and published by id Software. It was released on 26 June 2009. John Carmack led the  ...more
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