QuakeCon 2010 News


Rage Lead Designer Talks PC Version Specifics, the Release Date, and More

By Brian Leahy, Aug 20, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Back at QuakeCon 2010, I caught up with Rage lead designer Matt Hooper after the demonstration of the game running at 60 frames-per-second on all...


"The thing is there came a point where game development where you couldn't compete with big ..."

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 22

By Garnett Lee, Aug 20, 2010 12:00pm PDT

This weekend gets confirmed with a powerful show that rocks from start to finish. Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, Lara Croft: Guardian of Light,...


"Ok.. I think I have finally heard this one time too many. The camel has climbed the ..."

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id Software's Steve Nix Talks Quake Live Plans, Future

By Brian Leahy, Aug 16, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Right before QuakeCon 2010, id Software announced that Quake Live, it's free-to-play, browser-launched version of Quake III Arena, had left beta...


"Yeah the thing people forget, Quake 3 isn't free. Someone has to host the servers, work on the ..."

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Fallout: New Vegas Hands-on QuakeCon 2010 Preview

By Brian Leahy, Aug 14, 2010 7:00am PDT

Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas makes an immediate impression: this is more Fallout. It's a good thing. The tweaks made to the Fallout 3...


"Fallout 3 is the only game I've ever played that I didn't want to play anymore because of the ..."

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Brink Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Brink has come a long way since I last saw it at QuakeCon 2009. Sadly, I missed it on E3 2010, but I finally got a chance to jump into a session with three other human players and friendly bots against a gang of AI opponents on Container City, the map tha


"so true I think it's because of the audience it's targeted at. Borderlands is such a pile of ..."

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QuakeCon 2010 Brings New Screens for Fallout: New Vegas, Rage, Hunted: The Demon's Forge and Brink

By Xav de Matos, Aug 13, 2010 2:00pm PDT

With QuakeCon 2010 in full swing, id and Bethesda have released the latest screenshots for its upcoming line-up. Fallout: New Vegas The...


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Rage Demoed Simultaneously on all Three Platforms; 60 FPS Across the Board

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 1:50pm PDT

The Rage presentation at QuakeCon 2010 featured live playthroughs of the same content across all three platforms: PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. While the...


"METRO 2033 WE LOVE YOU! you sacrificed NOTHING for pc players."

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Rage Release Date Announced: 9/13/11 in the US

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 1:34pm PDT

At the conclusion of the Rage presentation at QuakeCon 2010, id Software creative director Tim Wilits announced that Rage would ship on the PC,...


"It's a year away. Even a poor saver like me could rebuild in that time. That said, it will ..."

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Carmack's Thoughts on 3D, Motion, Dedicated Servers, and Cloud Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 12:30pm PDT

During John Carmack's QuakeCon 2010 keynote address and Q&A session, he expressed thoughts and analysis based upon various gaming trends and...


"uplink on broadband is still crap and is made worse by -last mile issues esp from weather ..."

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Source Code Released for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Return to Castle Wolfenstein

By Alice O'Connor and Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 10:00am PDT

id Software has released the source code of Splash Damage's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Grey Matter's Return to Castle Wolfenstein as part of...


"No, that's not at all what I'm asking. QW:ET didn't play like Wolf:ET, wasn't ww2, wasn't free ..."

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Rage Engine 'id Tech 5' Will Only Be Licensed to Bethesda-Published Games

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 13, 2010 7:00am PDT

id Software's flashy new engine id Tech 5, which is powering Rage, will not be licensed to third party developers unless their game is published by...


"because they don't have products that overlap. that is the reality and that is what he said. fix ..."

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id Software's Rage Tech Shown off at 60FPS on iPhone

By Brian Leahy, Aug 12, 2010 6:30pm PDT

During John Carmack's annual keynote address at QuakeCon 2010, he showed off a real-time demo of a version of the Rage engine running at 60...


"$5 - N.O.V.A. for android, a great game that I bought today. If more games like these came to ..."

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No Doom 4 at QuakeCon 2010

By Brian Leahy, Aug 12, 2010 4:25pm PDT

Those of you hoping for details on id Software's Doom 4 project from this year's QuakeCon 2010, myself included, are going to be waiting a bit...


"Damn straight. They should use pencil and paper like normal people. Or perhaps audio ..."

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Shack PSA: QuakeCon Steam Sale Brings id and Bethesda Bargains, Starting With Oblivion

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 12, 2010 8:00am PDT

To celebrate id Software's fragging festival QuakeCon 2010, all of the Doom and Quake creator's games are taking part in a special sale on Steam...


"No. They ditched the Oblivion leveling system because Fallout 3 isn't an Elder Scrolls game, but ..."

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First 'Brink' Developer Diary Details Story, Conflict

By Brian Leahy, Aug 10, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Splash Damage and Bethesda have released the first developer diary video for Brink, the upcoming team-based FPS from the creators of the Enemy Territory series. On story, Splash Damage didn't want to just


"I personally think that the environments are pretty cool. Not too many games (at least, ..."

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