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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.

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Doom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1993
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 ...more
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Doom II: Hell on Earth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1994
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 ...more
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Quake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1996
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 ...more
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Wolfenstein 3D is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1992
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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Quake II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1997
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 ...more
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Doom 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best id Software Games List
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, ...more
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Rage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2011
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 ...more
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Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1999
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 ...more
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Return to Castle Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2001
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, ...more
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Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2004
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, ...more
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Final Doom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1996
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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Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2009
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 ...more
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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2003
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 ...more
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Spear of Destiny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1992
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 ...more
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Commander Keen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1990
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 ...more
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Quake 4 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2005
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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Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2005
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 ...more
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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2007
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 ...more
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Castle Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best id Software Games List
20
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Quake Live is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2010
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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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best id Software Games List
Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion 1991
Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion is a 1991 sequel of the computer game Dangerous Dave. It was created by John Romero, John Carmack, Adrian Carmack and Tom Hall. It was developed on the ...more
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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Ex... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best id Software Games List
Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes 1990
Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes is a 1990 side-scrolling platform video game.
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Doom RPG is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best id Software Games List
2005
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 ...more
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Catacomb 3-D is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1991
Catacomb 3-D is the third in the Catacomb series of video games, and the first of these games to feature 3D computer graphics. The game was originally published by Softdisk under the Gamer's ...more
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Hovertank 3D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best id Software Games List
1991
Hovertank 3D is a vehicular combat game developed by id Software and published by Softdisk in April, 1991. It is considered a significant precursor of the first-person shooter genre, made ...more