Carmack to enter Hall of Fame

The founder of id Software and creator of the Quake action-game series will be honored next month at the Interactive Achievement Awards.


The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced that it will induct John Carmack into its Hall of Fame at the 4th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards next month. Carmack is the founder, owner, and technical director of id Software, the studio responsible for Wolfenstein 3-D, the Doom series, and the Quake series of action games.

Previous award recipients include Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo, Sid Meier of Firaxis Games, and Hironobu Sakaguchi of Square USA. The Academy Hall of Fame honors those who have made a groundbreaking contribution to the field of interactive entertainment. For more information about the Academy, visit the official http://www.interactive.orgWeb site. The 4th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards will be held in Los Angeles on March 22, 2001.

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