Quake 2

PC / Action / Release: Nov 30, 1997 / ESRB: M

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.

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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.

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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...

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"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...

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"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.

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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...

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"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...

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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...

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"...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....

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- zeke see all 28 comments