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Quake Champions will be PC-only to avoid 'limitations'

When Quake Champions was announced at E3, it ruffled some feathers. In one moment, it made the PC crowd jump for joy when id Software noted that it would be 120Hz. In another, they crashed a lot of old school arena shooter fan's hopes ...   read

 
 
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Grading Bethesda's E3 2016 conference

Bethesda tried to wash the taste of EA out of our mouths ahead of the E3 show floor opening and more or less succeeded, but maybe it was just the garlic and cheddar hamburgers Zack grilled up for us while we watched the company finally adm...   read

 
 
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id Software confirms that Quake is coming back with 'Quake Champions'

Today, hosting a crowd of 2,000 people, Bethesda has announced during their E3 conference that Quake is coming back. id Software's creative director Tim Willits (and co-designer of the original game) confirmed that it will be call...   read

 
 
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Quake Live drops free-to-play model, and players aren't happy

Quake Arena, the once free-to-play game based on the massively popular Quake 3 Arena, has had one of its biggest updates since launch. As of the newest update, the game is now a one-time purchase of $10, and all in-game stats players have b...   read

 
 
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Bethesda games gets new hub, called Bethesda.net

At Bethesda's E3 press conference tonight, the publisher announced its new hub Bethesda.net (pronounced without a "dot"). The hub will handle all of Bethesda's online games. The list of games that will go through the centralized hub is show...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2014: pre-registration opens March 5

Are you thinking about going to QuakeCon? If so, we have the first details on registration for the July 17-20 event, set to take place in Dallas, TX. There are a few packages that will become available at the registration site,  r...   read

 
 
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Quake Live has finally left the browser

Gosh, Quake Live brings me back. Bethesda has announced that the standalone client for this free-to-play, browser-based game is out now on PC. Existing players will need to download a launcher which will update their installation files. Cur...   read

 
 
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Quake Live will become a downloadable game soon

Quake Live, a free-to-play browser rendition of Quake has been going strong for a few years now -- so strong in fact, that id Software is planning a full standalone release. By the end of the year a full game should be live, mostly due...   read

 
 
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Every Bethesda and id game is on sale on Steam right now

[Update: I somehow missed this earlier, but ALL the games on sale here can be yours for $89.99 in the QuakeCon pack. That's 44 games, folks!] QuakeCon is happening down in Texas this week! For those of you that can't make it, well, you're i...   read

 
 
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Get Skyrim shirts from the official Bethesda store

Bethesda now has an official shop where you can buy a good-sized and varied selection of merchandise related to Skyrim, Dishonored, Fallout, Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein. Everything from t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, figurines, lithographs, and ...   read

 
 


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Paul Steed of Wing Commander and Quake has died

Game industry veteran Paul Steed, whose work spans from bringing Wing Commander into 3D to helping launch the original Xbox, was announced dead this morning by Jace Hall Show's blog. The cause of death hasn't been shared at this time. Steed...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2012 dated

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 LAN party, and ...   read

 
 
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Minecraft dev wants to decide Bethesda suit with Quake 3

Minecraft developer Mojang is being sued by Bethesda because it filed a Swedish trademark for the word "Scroll," which is seen as an infringement on the Elder Scrolls name. Studio founder Markus "Notch" Persson would like to settle the...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2011 tournaments detailed

Early next month, a number of game tournaments will be held in Dallas, Texas for this year's QuakeCon. As you would expect, there will be Quake tournaments, but this year Brink will join the festivities as well. Intel Quake Live Duel Invit...   read

 
 
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Quake turns fifteen today

In news that will probably be overshadowed by Sonic the Hedgehog's 20th anniversary, Bethesda has revealed that Quake is fifteen years old today, celebrating with comments from id Software's John Carmack and Todd Hollenshead.  "I look ...   read

 
 
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Quake V might be like the original, Gothic Quake

All that sci-fi stuff with the Strogg was great, but you know what I really miss? The original Quake, with its Gothic overtones and nightmarish monsters. According to id Software overlord John Carmac, that style of game might return in the ...   read

 
 
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id on Quake, Wolfenstein: If you want it, we can deliver

Shacknews got to chatting with id Software senior producer Jason Kim about the studio's non-Rage, non-Doom properties. He says what many of us were hoping to hear. "Our studio has grown a lot, not just in size but also in design and art pro...   read

 
 
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History: A GDC 1996 Quake presentation by Michael Abrash

In the run-up to GDC's 25th anniversary, Jason Scott has been archiving materials from old GDCs for this occasion. And by old, think VHS tapes, CRT monitors and overlay sheet presentations. In a rocket jump from the past, former id Software...   read

 
 
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Quake Arena hits Xbox Live Arcade next week

Quake Arena Arcade is finally coming to Xbox Live Arcade on December 15, id Softare and publisher Bethesda announced today. The game will feature support for up to 16 players, including six game types, among them Deathmatch, Capture the Fla...   read

 
 
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Live coverage of Quake Live on Quake Live TV

A community-run broadcasting organization named Quake Live TV will be sending out live coverage of Quake Live at QuakeCon 2010. That's the most times I've ever said "Quake." While the pros are going at it in Dallas this weekend, Quake Live ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live adds 'Premium' and 'Pro' subscriptions

Quake Live has been down for maintenance recently -- now we know why. The free-to-play, browser-based game is getting two subscription tiers, which will exist alongside the current free version. The Premium sub ($1.99 per month, billed annu...   read

 
 
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Quake 3 running on Nexus One is impressive

First, plug your ears. Check this out. Quake 3 has been squished down to fit on the Nexus One phone with little in the way of compromises. You'll see that it runs at a great framerate on the Nexus' widescreen display. It was one that worke...   read

 
 
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Quake Live gets a new look for the holidays

No, Quake Live isn't out of beta yet, silly; we all know that isn't happening during our lifetime. What I'm here to talk about today is related to the holidays. Let's hope you aren't sick of this stuff, because there's bound to be more on t...   read

 
 
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The Videogame Show What I've Done: Quake

This week's Videogame Show was a total nightmare to make, thanks to the fact that Quake is an absolute bitch to pull footage from. I've ended up with a stupid watermark on the captured footage because I stuffed up my Fraps download, but I ...   read

 
 
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In-game ads not enough; Quake Live adding subscriptions

In his keynote at Quakecon, John Carmack revealed that the entirely free-to-play model for Quake Live isn't working. The income from in-game advertising has not proven to be enough to support the project, which means that id will be making ...   read

 
 
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