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Play Wolfenstein and the Dishonored DLC at QuakeCon


Plus The Edler Scrolls Online will be playable
Jul 12
QuakeCon kicks off next month on August 1, and Bethesda has revealed what we can expect to see at the show. The Elder Scrolls Online, Wolfenstein: The New Order, and Dishonored: Brigmore Witches will all be playable. Plus the... read

QuakeCon 2013 pre-registration opens next week


Premium packages available
Apr 11
QuakeCon 2013 is right around the corner. Pre-registration for the event opens next week, on April 15. While admission is always free for attendees, premium packages will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis for thos... read

QuakeCon 2013 dated August 1-4


Back in Dallas
Feb 26
QuakeCon is back this year, coming back to Dallas, Texas this August 1-4. As always, attendance is free, thanks to id Software and Bethesda Softworks. The latter will be showing of upcoming games for the first time there, the... read

So long and thanks for all the man sweat, QuakeCon 2012


Aug 06
Despite being 100+ degrees outside in Dallas, Texas all week, we somehow survived QuakeCon. Maybe having amazing A/C in the Hilton had something to do with it. I had low expectations going to QuakeCon this year, but was surpr... read

So much Bawls in this QuakeCon 2012 image gallery


Aug 05
QuakeCon is over, but we haven't left without some memories: Stressing over a lost laptop, eating some amazing food (not P'zolos), and chugging some warm, disgusting 5 Hour Energy. Here's our photographic proof that QuakeCon ... read

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] I drove up to QuakeCon expecting a great D... read feature


[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] One of my favorite things to do at QuakeCo... read feature

These new Dishonored screens will disturb you


Aug 05
We got hold of some new images for the upcoming Dishonored, including some rather disturbing ones from the Lady Boyle mission I recently previewed. That baby mask is really something. I'm glad I didn't come across it during m... read

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] Leave it to id Software mastermind John Ca... read feature


[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] In 2004, Doom 3 was a disappointment. It n... read feature

The DTOID Show: Zynga, Dishonored, and QuakeCon 2012!


Aug 03
Happy Friday, lovelies! We've got a jam-packed show today, full of all the QuakeCon and copyright infringement news you can handle! We've also got footage of Assassin's Creed III's AnvilNext engine, a list of famous people l... read

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] Russian text, a neon colored flickeri... read feature


[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] For a game as rich with ideas and exc... read feature

Doom 3: BFG will include an exclusive 'Lost Mission'


Aug 02
id Software brought a new trailer for Doom 3: BFG Edition with them to QuakeCon this year, and it shows off "The Lost Mission" that will be exclusive to the HD remaster. It's not clear what exactly it's about,... read

I never thought I’d play Rise of the Triad multiplayer again, and I especially didn’t imagine I’d be playing it at QuakeCon with others right beside me. It’s a surreal thing but Rise of the Triad is co... read feature


Making a surprise announcement at QuakeCon earlier today, Bethesda announced that the first expansion DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would be available for PC today. And sure enough, it's up on Steam this very insta... read feature

QuakeCon: Carmack apologizes about RAGE to PC gamers


Aug 02
[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] John Carmack opened his annual QuakeCon ke... read

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] Turns out those 17 years spent begging on ... read feature

QuakeCon is a thing that will happen soon. Hurrah!


Aug 01
Last year was my first QuakeCon and I've been waiting for the next one ever since. Luckily, it's been a year and QuakeCon 2012 will kick off tomorrow! Though Bethesda's line-up isn't quite as full of heavy hitters as last yea... read

Play Dishonored & Doom 3 BFG at QuakeCon 2012


Jul 18
August is going to be one of the most jam packed months ever for gaming conventions. The crazy month starts off with the annual QuakeCon, taking place August 2 to August 5 in Dallas, Texas. id Software's John Carmack will be ... read

Pre-registration for QuakeCon 2012 opens tonight


Apr 25
After seeing Allistair's report of QuakeCon 2011, this year's convention sounds rather appealing. Pre-registration will open up tonight at 8:00pm Eastern; those in the audience who are afraid of time zones can simply watch th... read

QuakeCon 2012 dated


Jan 24
If you're already planning out your travel for 2012, mark down that QuakeCon 2012 will take place on August 2-5 this year. It takes place in Dallas, Texas, at the Hiltone Anatole Hotel. QuakeCon is always the world's largest ... read

After posting my glowing Dishonored preview last week, I received some comments saying my post was overflowing with hyperbole – they must not be familiar with the track record of Arkane Studios’ Harvey Smith and... read feature


After watching Human Head Studios' 20-minute E3 demo in June, I felt a strong pang of hopeful disbelief. There is just so much craziness going on in the demo that it's hard to tell exactly the game works. This speaks to the n... read feature


My interview with longtime id Software member Tim Willits began with my pitch for a Destructoid crossover-promotion with id and the Hilton that houses QuakeCon. It’s called “GET RAGED!” The rules are whoe... read feature

QuakeCon 2011: First-Person and Community Manager panels


Aug 11
QuakeCon was awesome this year. Skyrim and Dishonored were on display, there was a 3,000+ person LAN party and a woman even went into labor during a Skyrim demo. There was also a slew of panels for event-goers to check out. ... read

For most media outlets, QuakeCon coverage consists of previews, interviews and panel recaps. Destructoid’s got you covered on that, but my main interest in visiting QuakeCon was in getting down and dirty at the more ... read feature


I love hardware porn. Those bright neon tubes, orange-tinted cooling fans and sexy cases PC gamers give me a serious ... well, you know.One of the greatest thing about QuakeCon is checking out the crazy setups in the Bring Yo... read feature

Carmack 'frustrated' that 360, PS3 are weaker than PC


Aug 08
We all know that computers are more powerful than consoles, but id Software's John Carmack is sick of it. Citing the struggle to get RAGE running on PS3 and Xbox 360, Carmack has admitted to being "extremely frustrated" by ha... read

Skyrim demo sends woman into labor


Aug 06
[Update: Chaz and Stevi joined us in the Outer Heaven chat last night (Chaz has been following Destructoid for years) and we got the chance to talk with the soon-to-be parents. Because of the pregnancy, the wedding (planned f... read

A first-person Assassin’s Creed mixed with BioShock’s plasmids, all wrapped around an inspired world that is part Half-Life 2 and part A Clockwork Orange -- that sounds like a dream come true, right? The best part? The team making it is responsible for some of the finest PC games of the last 15 years. read feature

Enjoy some new Prey 2 screens


Aug 05
Okay, so I'm going to be straight with you. I have a feeling not all of these Prey 2 screens are new. In fact, I recognize some of the ares from the demo we saw before E3. Still, Bethesda sent these out today and we didn't ha... read






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