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Museum Takes Possession of Original Doom Memorabilia Under Guard

By John Keefer, May 03, 2017 10:00am PDT

The exhibit will feature game development in Texas and how it has shaped the current industry.

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""It’s all marked as invaluable," Romero said. "So, if anyone steals the stuff, I get ..."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 7 comments

Quake Champions Weapons Guide

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

Choose which of Quake Champions' starter weapons to take into combat and learn what other weapons are available.

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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.

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Quake Champions Servers Getting Fragged by Overwhelming Demand

By David Craddock, Apr 06, 2017 3:00pm PDT

id and Bethesda are increasing server capacity to hold all the guns and gibs.

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"I'll take anyone's key that doesn't want to wait for the servers. haha"

- Fiisher see all 22 comments

QuakeCon 2017 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' is now open

By David Craddock, Mar 30, 2017 5:01pm PDT

The package includes VIP seating, fast-pass registration for the BYOC, and more.

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"Not really a scam if they're selling what people want for a price they're willing to pay. I ..."

- Schnapple see all 14 comments

Quakeworld Tournament at DICE Will Pit Legendary Devs Against Each Other

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Jeffrey Kaplan, Randy Pitchford, Tim Willits, Ted Price will join 12 more prolific game developers in a 1v1 Quakeworld Tournament at DICE 2017.

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"Still having a hard time understanding "do it for shacknews". Is the guy from obsidian ..."

- cptincognito see all 15 comments

Shack Ten: Video games that changed dramatically between announcement and release

By Shack Staff, Dec 02, 2016 4:00pm PST

Team Fortress 2? Is that you? And Halo! Did you do something third-person-y with your hair?

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"For the record I actually like the way Dark Sector turned out. There was too little in the ..."

- HyperionAlpha see all 9 comments

7 Awesome Shooters in Need of Revival

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 02, 2016 10:08am PST

In the wake of Doom, Wolfenstein, and Shadow Warrior, we look at a few other older shooters whose return is long overdue. 

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"It is great! And it did some really cool technical things to boot ;)"

- cassideem see all 107 comments

Dusk plans to scratch your early 90s first-person shooter itch in 2017

By Daniel Perez, Sep 16, 2016 8:35am PDT

With inspiration from Quake, Heretic, Doom, and Redneck Rampage, Dusk is oozing with 90s first-person shooter nostalgia.

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"That's late 90's. Early 90's was sprites and billboards and no mouselook. "

- Herman Toothrot see all 32 comments

Machinima Magic: The Death and Rebirth of Ranger Gone Bad

By David Craddock, Sep 05, 2016 10:00am PDT

A group of avid Quake players forego attending class in favor of creating a new breed of film.

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"I'm surprised that the Diary of a Camper and RGB 1 videos that are embedded are both the ones ..."

- Xevo see all 11 comments

Quake Champions Interview with Tim Willits @ QuakeCon 2016

By Asif Khan, Aug 25, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Watch the interview or read the transcript to learn more about how Tim Willits and his team are "Laser beam focused on making the best competitive multiplayer game we possibly can."

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"Yeah it's great to see that legacy continue, Doom running at 144Hz is fucking gorgeous, just ..."

- node see all 25 comments

id Software breaks three world records in development, series, and eSports categories

By David Craddock, Aug 19, 2016 2:36pm PDT

Wolfenstein, QuakeCon, and id's pioneering efforts in FPS games garnered acclaim.

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How Quake went from a medieval adventure to one of the most frenetic shooters of all time

By David Craddock, Jun 24, 2016 3:45pm PDT

Quake ascended to Doom's throne as THE preeminent fast-paced shooter, but it wasn't always meant to pick up where 'Doomguy' left off.

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"Been liking your stuff, not just here on Shack, but your published work as well. Hope you can ..."

- daggot see all 28 comments

How to install and run MachinesGames' new Quake episode

By David Craddock, Jun 24, 2016 2:05pm PDT

Quake turned 20 this week, and developer Machine Games celebrated by releasing a new episode for free. Here's how to get it, and other mods, up and running.

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"Played through the first three maps earlier. Seemed pretty solid, though not super surprising or ..."

- Conan see all 13 comments

Wolfenstein: The New Order dev releases new Quake episode for anniversary

By John Keefer, Jun 24, 2016 11:34am PDT

The game has turned 20 and you can play something new from MachineGames.

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