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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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Carmack talks up Zenimax purchase of id, three new titles

When it was announced that Zenimax had bought id reactions were pretty positive... unless you were John Romero. It seems that the guys at id agree with the majority of us that being bought by Zenimax was a pretty good thing as it has given ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live to support Mac, Linux starting next Tuesday

As revealed at this year's QuakeCon by id Software president Todd Hollenshead, the free-to-play, browser-based Quake Live will finally be available for non-Windows users to play.The new Quake Live clients for Mac and Linux are scheduled to ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live updates to become Tuesday exclusive

The people behind Quake Live understand the importance of regularity. Updates for the browser-based shooter will begin to be issued exclusively on Tuesdays, with the exception of fixes due to a sudden meltdown or technical oddity. The first...   read

 
 
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Every id property ever coming to the iPhone

Speaking with MTV Multiplayer, id Software’s John Carmack revealed that every property the developer has ever worked on could potentially come to the iPhone. When we say “every,” we mean it. It seems it’s just gettin...   read

 
 
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Quake 3 for XBLA is 'very close' [Update]

Quake 3 Arena for the Xbox Live Arcade was announced at QuakeCon 2007, so it makes sense that people are wondering where the hell it is. Well, the wait is just about over, says id Software's John Carmack. He recently told Joystiq that they ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live beta opens up for all to enjoy early next week

Falling under the free-to-play, ad-supported business model, Quake Live is about as terrific as you could have hoped for. While it's essentially just Quake III Arena in your browser, that's more than enough to satisfy me and I'm sure many o...   read

 
 
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Pay money to get pummeled in Quake Live

According to CVG, in the upcoming issue of PC Zone magazine John Carmack toss around the idea of a “premium” service for Quake Live. The browser-based recreation of Quake III Gold is initially going to debut as a purely ad suppo...   read

 
 
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XBLA Quake title canned

According to John Carmack, id’s Xbox Live Arcade rendition of Quake Arena has been put to bed. The information was relayed to an audience at this year’s QuakeCon, and thunderous applause was not the response. Carmack outlined th...   read

 
 
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id not working on a full-fledged Quake sequel

While id was happy to share news and trailers on three upcoming shooters at this year’s QuakeCon, there was one franchise left out in the cold. John Carmack confirmed to the disappointed fans in attendance that Quake -- the best game ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live trailer shows off some Quake-like action

Here’s a little something we missed during the hectic week that was E3; a trailer for id Software’s upcoming browser-based first-person shooter, Quake Live, viewable after the jump. Promising exciting features like “non-st...   read

 
 
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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars lands on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

PC gamers have been shooting each other up in id Software's Enemy Territory: Quake Wars for quite a while now, but the time has finally come when console owners can partake in the team-based multiplayer fragfest as well. That's right, the X...   read

 
 
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Quake Wars demo details, date, and PC requirements announced

Are you hungry for some Enemy Territory: Quake Wars? Now that the game is done cooking, it looks like everyone will get a taste on Monday, September 10th, as the PC demo will be released. The Quake name has always been synonymous with...   read

 
 
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Quake Wars competition winners

Okay chap and chapettes, the results from yesterday's feeding frenzy are in and I'm ready to announce the lucky spammers who've got themselves a beta key for Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. Given that things got a little messy with the low-num...   read

 
 
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Prove your level of hardcore once and for all, win a Quake Wars beta key

Do you like Quake? Do you like wars? Have you longed for some time to combine your two passions in videogame form, maybe giving the whole thing a beta-style vibe as you do? If that rather contrived set of predilections sounds like you, you'...   read

 
 
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