I saw this coming a mile away. It was only a matter of time before this was announced. Zenimax/Bethesda is really moving up as a 3rd party publisher. They will be a true contender next year. Here’s the ink:
ZENIMAX ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO PUBLISH RAGE
December 15, 2009 (Rockville, MD) – ZeniMax Media Inc., parent company of id
Software, announced today that it has picked up the publishing rights for RAGE(tm),
the video game under development at id Software.
RAGE will be published by Bethesda Softworks, another ZeniMax subsidiary. As a
result, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) will not be involved in the sales and
marketing of RAGE. The ongoing development of RAGE is unaffected by this