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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Leipzig GC 2007: Quake Wars

Time was short at Activision on the day I popped over for a look at the new Quake II-themed Enemy Territory game, so I unfortunately didn't get as long as I'd hoped for with what was one of my most looked-forward-to games of the GC. What I ...


The Strogg are screwed: Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars goes Gold

id Software and Activision have announced today that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for the PC has gone gold. While Europe and Australia are fortunate enough to get the game on September 28, North American gamers will have to wait until Octobe...


Game Debate to the Death!
Unreal Tournament VS Quake

Last week I asked everyone what game debates they wanted to see, and one topic that got a lot of praise was developer debates. It's the best suggestion I've read in a while and I'm definitely going to designate a few weeks to that theme, bu...


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