Quake 2

PS1 / Action / Release: Oct 6, 1999 / ESRB: U

Carmack remembers Quake on 15th anniversary

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 23, 2011 6:45am PDT

id sister company Bethesda's celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of Quake's launch with some thoughts from id techno-wizard John Carmack, and by digging up a documentary about the launch of QuakeWorld.


Quake Expo celebrates Quake's 15th anniversary

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 20, 2011 6:00am PDT

The fan-organised Quake Expo 2011 kicked off over the weekend, celebrating 15 years of id Software's seminal FPS with new mod releases, mapping contests, and other festivities.


Quake 2 Ported to HTML5 with Multiplayer

By Brian Leahy, Apr 02, 2010 11:20am PDT

Our own Arctic Fox spotted Google Code-hosted port of id Software's legendary first-person shooter Quake 2 to HTML5, which contains numerous...


"The frames per second makes it look barely playable... and iD already showed us Quake 3 running ..."

- robosextoid see all 51 comments

New QuakeRally

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 17, 2002 8:00pm PST

Version 1.1 of the QuakeRally mod has been released. The new version improves physics, a less punishing damage system, a change in the Wrong Way...


"This version really improves the game, I liked it before but I think it really puts it on par ..."

- archon see all 11 comments

New BeefQuake

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 03, 2002 7:09am PST

A new version of the Quake 2 source mod BeefQuake, has been released. It has improved particles, motion blur and various other new features.


BeefQuake Release

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 11, 2002 12:14pm PST

The first release of BeefQuake is up. BeefQuake is a Quake 2 source modification, adding such things like JPG screenshot support, cinematic files...


"I love Q2. I've been playing it so much the last 6 weeks...."

- johnny rotten see all 10 comments

Quake 2 TV News

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 02, 2002 6:04am PST

The mrGLQuake page has news of a Quake 2 TV modification made possible thanks to the Quake 2 source code release. Though I don't see a download...


Quake2 Source v3.21

By Steve Gibson, Dec 27, 2001 9:29pm PST

A Quake2 source code release for the night too, Q2 v3.21 source code (The older source is in the /old/ dir) which you can grab here. Not much use...


"...and there appears to be something wrong with the linux makefile... again..."

- tRip see all 15 comments

On Q2 Source

By Steve Gibson, Dec 22, 2001 1:32pm PST

With the release of the Quake2 source code John Carmack is getting spanked with the hate mail as you'd expect from people worried about cheating....


"As far as I know, Carmack isn't referring to Heretic2 as the "old game", as the release of the ..."

- rickmus see all 55 comments

Quake2 Source Code!

By Steve Gibson, Dec 21, 2001 5:05pm PST

As a Christmas present (or whatever you wanna call it if you dont celebrate Christmas) John Carmack has decided to release the Quake2 source code...


"i dont know a thing about programming and I want to make a simple game with this engine. where ..."

- ventro see all 163 comments

Quake2 Tournament

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 04, 2001 7:29am PDT

If all these new games are too hip for you and you still dig Quake 2, you might like to know there's a new online Quake 2 tourney soon called...


"WTF? If you're going to revive a Quake, make it Quake 1 for God's sake."

- freak! see all 30 comments

New Q3Log

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 12, 2001 7:14am PDT

A new version of the Quake 3 log file analyser Q3 Log, has been released. The biggest change is the fact that it now supports Beta2 of Urban...


FMJ Video

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 07, 2001 2:05pm PDT

The Full Metal Jack site has been updated with a video showing off gameplay from this Quake 3 mod. It's a 24mb download, and in MPEG format. If you...


"I dunno, the Q3 engine is great for Sci-Fi stuff, but I have yet to see any "realistic" mods ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 24 comments

007 Quake2 Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 20, 2001 6:37am PDT

Whoah, there are actually people still working on Quake2 modifications? There is a trailer out for the 007 Quake2 mod on Fileplanet showing 6...


"Hmm, if they mod Q3 (or even Q2 and Q1), why don't they do mods for Paradroid or Galaga?"

- Aubrey Philipsz see all 14 comments

Quake2 Revival?

By Steve Gibson, May 15, 2001 6:06am PDT

The Quake2 revival tour! Here's a little piece hopefully discussing the 'return' of Quake2. I'm actually looking forward to the Quake1 CPL...


"Quake2 Capture the Quad motherfuckers!!! I've still not had as much fun with online gaming as ..."

- zeke see all 28 comments