Quake Live

PC / Action / Release: Feb 24, 2009 / ESRB: T

Quake Live Premium Subscription Planned

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Aug 14, 2009 12:31pm PDT

A premium subscription service for Quake Live is on the way to the free online game, according to id founder John Carmack. During his QuakeCon...


"Even if this thing was to actually explode, killing two good hardware techs and a so-so ..."

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Quake Live Getting Six New Maps, First Hits Today

By Chris Faylor, May 18, 2009 9:03am PDT

As the open beta for Quake Live--id's free-to-play web-based update of Quake III continues--the developer has kicked off a new "6 new maps in 6...


"Great game, great concept. Enjoyed it for a couple weeks and then stopped playing because i kept ..."

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Quake Live Open Beta Goes Live

By Nick Breckon, Feb 24, 2009 5:17pm PST

After an extensive closed beta period, id's free-to-play version of Quake III, Quake Live, has now entered open beta testing. The web-based...


"this queue is so sad. I'll try this out 1 more time in a week."

- Sgt_Boomstick see all 141 comments

Carmack: id Working on Quake 3 iPhone Port, Considering Wii Game

By Nick Breckon, Feb 24, 2009 4:19pm PST

id co-founder John Carmack says that his company is currently developing a Quake III port for the iPhone, that may incorporate some of the changes...


""But our important fundamental decisions do have to be made around what’s going to work on the ..."

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Quake Live Open Beta Launches Next Week

By Chris Faylor, Feb 20, 2009 8:37am PST

Quake Live---id Software's free web-based version of Quake III multiplayer--will finally open to the public next week, with an open beta for the...


"yay... and I mean fucking goddamn'd yay. Yes! Cannot wait for more folks to humiliate me! ..."

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Quake Arena 2 Dependent on Success of Quake Live

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2008 5:22pm PDT

A new full-featured Quake Arena title will probably not be developed if Quake Live is not successful, according to comments made by id Software's...


"I hope everyone embraces Quake Live and we continue to have a long gaming legacy of Quake Arena ..."

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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Likely Not Getting the Quake Live Treatment, Says Carmack

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2008 5:21pm PDT

id Software's John Carmack today said that Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory will likely not be revived as a free-to-play, advertising supported web...


"If they really wanted to do it... why not just kill the ALIES / AXIS theme? It's not like ..."

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Quake Zero Name Changed Due to Domain Squatter

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2008 5:10pm PDT

Though Quake Zero--id Software's free online version of Quake III--was announced at QuakeCon 2007, the name was subsequently changed to Quake Live...


"Uhh, it's been Quake Live for a long while now, I have several friends who've been in the closed ..."

- TheStupidOne see all 31 comments

QuakeCon 2008 Coverage Kicks Off This Week, Shacknews Joins Sponsors, Spots Still Open

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2008 1:45pm PDT

QuakeCon 2008 officially ramps up this Thursday in Dallas, Texas. Shacknews will be representin' at the big show, with Nick and Steve checking out...


"its going to be interesting to see how raven ruins the multiplayer in wolfenstein."

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id Software's John Carmack and Marty Stratton Talk Quake Live, PC Gaming, and More

By Nick Breckon, Jul 13, 2008 12:24am PDT

Following the release of Doom 3, legendary developer id Software shuffled to the background of the gaming industry for a time. Now the company is...


Quake Live Beta Signups Open

By Nick Breckon, Feb 20, 2008 7:53am PST

Those hoping to relive the glory days of Q3Test are in luck: id Software's web-based Quake 3 throwback Quake Live is now open for beta signups on...


"doesnt this exist already? thought i played a browser version of q3 already."

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Quake Zero Becomes Quake Live

By Steve Gibson, Feb 19, 2008 8:21am PST

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...


"Will they keep in straffe jumping? That's all I want to know."

- r_picmip 5 see all 120 comments

id Forms New Dev Team, Promises Free Quake 3

By Chris Faylor, Aug 03, 2007 5:10pm PDT

Among its multiple QuakeCon announcements this evening, id Software unveiled its plans to form a second development team whose first project will...


"Wonder what this means with regards to mods...would be cool if they essentially allowed mod ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 47 comments