Quake series News


All id Software Co-Founders Refute Tim Willits' Quake Map Anecdote (UPDATED)

By David Craddock, Aug 30, 2017 5:25pm PDT

Tim Willits claimed to invent deathmatch-only maps in FPS games, but Romero's detailed archives tell a different story.



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Quake Champions to Enter Early Access Next Week

By John Keefer, Aug 17, 2017 8:30am PDT

You can also order a Champions Pack for $10 off the regular price.


"Probably, seeing as how the other Bethesda launcher games like Elder Scrolls Legends and ..."

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Quake Champions Finally Patches Rocket Launcher Latency, Update Available Now

By Asif Khan, Jun 27, 2017 11:00am PDT

Time to get your gib on, Shackers!


Happy 21st Birthday, Quake! You Are Now Legal in Every State

By John Keefer, Jun 22, 2017 5:15pm PDT

Go have a round or three on us, a site founded on your greatness.


"He's not wrong, nuDooM is an example of how it's supposed to be done. You are wrong."

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E3 2017: Quake Movement 'Always Felt Better' Than Unreal Tournament, Bleszinski Says

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 3:10pm PDT

Cliff Bleszinski says that he's always felt his life has been a competition with id Software


"That was *exactly* it! That's the exact fucking reason why I always gravitated to Quake bases ..."

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E3 2017: Wolfenstein's BJ Blazcowicz joins Quake Champions

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2017 9:21pm PDT

Just in time for the Quake Champions tournament at QuakeCon and the $1 million in prizes.


"Overwatch/QC comparison? seriously? It's just a dude with a shield."

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NIN's Trent Reznor To Release Quake Soundtrack on Vinyl

By David Craddock, Jun 07, 2017 4:00pm PDT

Kick back and relax to the not-so-soothing sounds of Quake's haunted playgrounds.


"Who did the Quake 2 soundtrack? Trent did Q1 and Sonic Mayhem/Front Line Assembly did Q3A. "

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E3 2017: Everything We Know About Quake Champions

By David Craddock, Jun 06, 2017 4:40pm PDT

Between our hands-on impressions of the game's beta and further updates from id, we've got a lot of info about Quake Champions.


Watch the Quake Champions Livestream With Tim Willits Here

By John Keefer, May 18, 2017 8:00am PDT

It starts at 9 a.m. PT / noon ET and will also feature eSports manager John 'ZeRo4' Hill squaring off against Willits.


Quake Champions eSports Tourney Coming to QuakeCon

By John Keefer, May 10, 2017 8:45am PDT

Start practicing by getting in on the multiplayer tech test coming May 12-21.


Shack Chat: Quake Champions and Updating a Classic

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2017 8:30am PDT

David and Asif share their initial impressions of Quake Champions and discuss whether id could, or should, broaden the game's appeal.


"Chatty cast said it was all good on a two year old card, but didn't have older pcs in their ..."

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Quake Champions: Nyx Buries Her Foes in the Burial Chamber Arena

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 5:30pm PDT

Go blue with Nyx in our gameplay preview of the Burial Chamber.


"well, there's many styles to chose from. i guess people are free to pick whatever character ..."

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Quake Champions: Slash Prowls the Ruins of Sarnath

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 5:20pm PDT

Pal around with the punkish Slash, one of the champions in id Software's Quake Champions.


Quake Champions: Anarki Reigns in the Ruins of Sarnath

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 4:59pm PDT

Check out gameplay as Anarki in Quake Champions' Ruins of Sarnath map.


"The video voice work and writing on all these needs some work, the bot stuff written by R.A. ..."

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Quake Champions: How to Earn Favor and Shards

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 8:15am PDT

Learn the types of in-game currency in Quake Champions and what you can buy, as well as how real-money transactions work.