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QuakeCon at Home 2020 reveals live streaming schedule

Bethesda Softworks has released the live streaming schedule for its annual QuakeCon event which, as previously reported, will be going all-digital this year for the first time ever - another industry staple forced to switch things up due to...

 
 
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QuakeCon at Home 2020 event set for August 7-9

As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of a huge string of industry events this year, publishers are finding ways to continue their annual traditions via online experiences. Case in point: Bethesda Softworks, who has a...

 
 
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QuakeCon and Combo Breaker are latest COVID-19 cancellations

The ongoing crisis of the COVID-19 outbreak is going to get a lot worse in the United States before it gets better. That is if listen to doctors, epidemiologists, nurses, experts, and anyone who isn't some nut job on the internet. That mean...

 
 
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Quake 2 gets official ray-tracing support from Nvidia

Nvidia has announced a fully RTX enabled version of Quake II today. Dubbed Quake II RTX, this remaster of the 1997 ID Software classic adds ray-tracing support and dramatically overhauls the atmosphere of the shooter. Coming as a free down...

 
 
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Here's a closer look at Wrath: Aeon of Ruin's PAX East demo

3D Realms has uploaded a 20-minute video for its upcoming first-person shooter Wrath: Aeon of Ruin. Based on the demo I played at PAX East, this walkthrough should show you exactly what I meant when I said Wrath feels more like Hexen and Tu...

 
 
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Wrath: Aeon of Ruin is a great mixture of old and new

Before Wrath: Aeon of Ruin was announced, Destructoid's CJ had teased me by saying, "This game has you written all over it." I was very intrigued, but CJ is a man of his word and did not break embargo. Even when I was speculating about the ...

 
 
 
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3D Realms is teasing a new game on the Quake engine

3D Realms is teasing a brand shooter built on the original Quake engine. Set to reveal tomorrow, the possibilities are endless for what this new game might be. It obviously isn't Quake 5, but there is a very real chance that it might be som...

 
 
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Quake Champions is finally getting a CTF mode

Quake Champions has come a long way since its early-access release last year. I was down on it from my initial impressions, but I've grown to accept how it plays and how fun it can be. In an odd move, though, there hasn't been any kind of c...

 
 
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Quake Champions is now officially free-to-play

While we're all waiting for that sweet reveal of DOOM Eternal, Bethesda and id Software took to the QuakeCon stage to announce that Quake Champions is now officially free-to-play. This may be confusing to you as the game has had periods whe...

 
 
 
 
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This week, Quake Champions is free for everyone before launch

Bethesda is pre-launching Quake Champions' free-to-play variant right now for everyone. While the full free-to-play version isn't ready just yet, people will be able to jump into the trial and keep the game whenever it does launch. This is ...

 
 
 
 
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Early Access Review: DUSK

For the last decade or so, the first-person shooter genre has been dominated by the likes of Call of Duty and Battlefield. These two behemoths of gaming started a trend of “ultra-realistic” shooters that basically all play the s...

 
 
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Quake Champions enters early access next week

Bethesda's revival of arena shooters, Quake Champions, will be leaving its closed beta phase on August 22 and entering into Early Access on Steam and through Bethesda's own game launcher (which I didn't realize was a thing). While the game ...

 
 
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Quake Champions will be playable through Steam

Bethesda and id are fielding user-submitted questions for Quake Champions. Since folks have a good sense for the free-to-play shooter from its ongoing beta, the Q&A is surprisingly informative. For instance: "There are several modes we ...

 
 
 
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This Quake vinyl could be the perfect drug

There was once a time when video game soundtracks weren't fully orchestrated or composed by rock musicians. Technology limited composers to MIDI tunes, so there wasn't a need to call in more "professional" acts to spruce up your game. ID So...

 
 
 
 
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This week is your chance to try Quake Champions

Quake Champions has been off doing its thing with a closed beta test. Maybe you signed up. Maybe you didn't. Maybe you wanted to, but you tend to have terrible luck getting accepted for these sorts of things, so you didn't even bother. This...

 
 
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Portal 2 is hands down the greatest sequel ever made

The games industry, like the movie industry and apparently the television industry, is one that thrives on sequels. Just look at the list of upcoming games for 2017. You can barely swing a cat without hitting some follow-up. Some of these g...

 
 
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Strafe is getting three collector's editions because why not?

The upcoming retro throwback Strafe is going to have three different collector's editions available for purchase. Even though I've been enjoying the game ahead of review, I don't know how I feel about all these crazy collector's sets; at le...

 
 




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