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QuakeCon Preview: Dishonored is still amazing. Who knew?

[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 exciting as Dishon...

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

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, but from the t...

 
 
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QuakeCon: Rise of the Triad multiplayer hands-on

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 coming back thank...

 
 
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Dawnguard is now available for PC users

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 instant for $19.99 (...

 
 
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QuakeCon: Carmack apologizes about RAGE to PC gamers

[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 keynote with an a...

 
 
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QuakeCon: Iconic FPS Rise of the Triad returns to PC

[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 your knees, lik...

 
 
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QuakeCon is a thing that will happen soon. Hurrah!

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 year -- how can yo...

 
 
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Play Dishonored & Doom 3 BFG at QuakeCon 2012

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 kicking the sho...

 
 
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Pre-registration for QuakeCon 2012 opens tonight

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 this countdown do...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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Interview: Arkane Studios on Dishonored

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 Raphael &ldquo...

 
 
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Interview: Prey 2 project lead Chris Rhinehart

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 nature of hands-...

 
 
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Interview: Talking Rage with Tim Willits

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 whoever trashes the...

 
 
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QuakeCon 2011: First-Person and Community Manager panels

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. Two of these in...

 
 
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This is (was) QuakeCon

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 than 3,000 pers...

 
 
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The top ten QuakeCon 2011 rigs

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 Your Own Computer...

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

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 hardware discrepa...

 
 
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Skyrim demo sends woman into labor

[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 for this past we...

 
 
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Preview: Dishonored

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 maki...

 
 
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Enjoy some new Prey 2 screens

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 have a nice galle...

 
 
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Bethesda's Dishonored is my new jam

New Dishonored screens have emerged from QuakeCon 2011 today and it's finally made me take notice of Bethesda's next title. The "first-person stealth/action adventure" game as it's described looks pretty damn rad. I kind of get the vibe of ...

 
 
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First ever hands-on with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Guys, I just got real first hands-on with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Skyrim! I just played it at QuakeCon here in Dallas, Texas and the first thing I noticed was that Skyrim fixes the surface-level flaws of Oblivion. Not only that but Sky...

 
 
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QuakeCon presentation and panel schedule listed

You can't have a decent gaming convention without panels, or so it would seem. QuakeCon 2011 will kick off with a keynote from id Software co-founder and technical director John Carmack, because he's the guy you get for this sort of thing. ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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New Tribes game playable at QuakeCon 2011

Want to get your hands on the new Tribes game first? You can at this year's QuakeCon.  Developer Hi-Rez Studios has said that new game Tribes: Ascend will be making an appearance at this year's QuakeCon. Playable. The game will be play...

 
 




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