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Quake Zero Becomes Quake Live

by Steve Gibson, Feb 19, 2008 8:21am PST
Related Topics – Quake Live, id software

Quake Live, formerly known as

Quake Zero, has found an advertising sponsor. IGA

Worldwide is now signed on to be the exclusive ad broker for id Software's upcoming

web based Quake 3 rebirth.

"IGA understands game developers and game players which makes them the perfect

partner for Quake Live," commented Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software.

Quake Live will be a free-to-play version of Quake 3, with the intent of

being easy to pick up and play, much like other upcoming titles such as

href="http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/51148">Battlefield Heroes from EA and the

GarageGames TRIBES spiritual

successor Fallen Empires: Legion.

The PR continues: "Created by id Software as an all-new way to deliver the excitement and energy of first-person multiplayer action to a broader audience than ever before, QUAKE LIVE offers game players of all skill levels a totally free and easily accessible multiplayer gaming experience and community through a single website at quakelive.com.

"Every element of the experience, including friends lists and communication, sponsored events and tournaments, matchmaking, stats tracking, and even the game itself is accessed and delivered free of charge through the web browser."





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