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QuakeCon Wrap-Up

By Robert Workman, Jul 21, 2014 7:15am PDT

Plenty of fun in Texas


"I'm so sorry I couldn't make it. My schedule was packed. Will definitely plan for next year. :)"

- TheDCD see all 3 comments

A history of video game funding

By Steven Wong, May 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Last week, Harmonix completed a Kickstarter campaign to develop a remake of the classic music and rhythm game, Amplitude for modern systems. There were close-calls, and for a while it seemed like the project wouldn't make its $775,000 goal. But a last minute push brought the...


"Stories about the Tiberian Sun FMV stuff was fascinating to read. Friggin James Earl Jones as a ..."

- MercFox1 see all 7 comments

Notch proposes Quake match to settle Scrolls dispute with Zenimax

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Markus "Notch" Persson has challenged Bethesda to a Quake 3 tournament to settle the legal dispute over the Scrolls trademark, claiming that if he loses he'll change the name to whatever they wish.


"Oh ya, sure Notch. Oh, those two new guys? Don't worry about them. That's just rapha and ..."

- anhero see all 36 comments

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.


"i wish there was some /time command ... cause id give all those mmo addicts a run for their ..."

- intherainyseason see all 36 comments

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.


"You went to QuakeCon two years ago; remember how many Todd Howard panels there were?"

- the archvile see all 12 comments

Carmack: id pondering Quake 1-style reboot

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2011 6:00am PDT

"Strong factions internally" at id Software fancy returning the Quake series to its roots with a reboot of the original, Lovecraftian-y style, John Carmack has revealed.


"just a few minor weapon damage tweaks would do it. lg is way too strong"

- anal justice see all 318 comments

QuakeCon packages revealed

By Steve Watts, May 26, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Betheda outlined special QuakeCon packages today, giving away mouse pads, t-shirts, reserved seating, fast-passes for panels, and more.


"Damn, the Swag Pack is pretty nice! Bethesda has a knack for offering appealing bonus goodies."

- Arcanum see all 7 comments

Quake Finished in 52 Minutes with 100% Completion

By Brian Leahy, Dec 28, 2010 4:00pm PST

Many of you may have seen this video, but there's nothing else going on today, so I'm posting this here because it is awesome. This is a stitched...


"Thunderwalker was the best!!! I loved having the vampire rune. I'm watching the clip you linked ..."

- mcquaidster see all 97 comments

Publishers Chase Quake MMO, Offers Rejected by id

By Nick Breckon, Aug 04, 2008 11:23am PDT

During an interview with Shacknews, id Software president John Carmack revealed that the company has previously turned down publisher proposals to...


"I tought it was great, finished it about 3 times over the years in comparison I never finished ..."

- abjectblitz see all 37 comments

John Romero Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2006 3:05am PDT

The Quake Expo site has posted part 1 and part 2 of a Q&A with John Romero, asking the designer about everything Quake 1. Thanks Blues News.


"John Romero is the Al Bundy of the gaming world...Al's 4 touchdowns for Polk High is Romero's ..."

- limabone-jlp see all 14 comments

ex-id Sofware Q&As

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 01, 2005 9:57am PDT

id Software fan sites QuakeMarine and DoomMarine have new Q&As, asking American McGee and Tom Hall about their period at id and what they are up to...


Quake Mobile Q&A

By Aaron Linde, Jul 05, 2005 10:55am PDT

GameCloud talked with Pulse Interactive CEO Paul Trowe and gleaned a few details regarding the cell phone adaptation of Quake. A few details...


"I don't want to pay 500 bucks for a next-gen celphone. Just port it to the 150 dollar Nintendo ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 12 comments

Quake Mobile Screenshots

By Alec Matias, Jul 01, 2005 10:50am PDT

Kotaku has some of the first screenshots for the cell phone port of Quake. This was revealed just days ago, so read up on it here. Looking pretty...


"whats up with the picmip settings, make that shit normal quality already"

- m4yhem see all 25 comments

Quake Goes Mobile

By Alec Matias, Jun 28, 2005 6:58am PDT

Another valuable id software series is finding its way onto the cell phone gaming scene: Quake! id software and Pulse Interactive announced the...


"I got Doom on my PDA and amazingly I own at it now. Though it's a bitch to aim..."

- m4yhem see all 51 comments

IF Quake Alpha 0.1 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2004 7:18am PST

A new Quake 1 mod has hit the streets, IF Quake. IF Quake is a port of id Software's Quake 1 engine to the Inform programming language. Screenshots...