QuakeCon News


QuakeCon to Partner With Six Charities For Events at Show

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2017 9:30am PDT

Doing charity work is always a good thing, especially when you can mix it with fun.


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.


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

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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."


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

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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.


Doom VR: Interview with Marty Stratton @ QuakeCon 2016

By Asif Khan, Aug 12, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Asif Khan spoke with Marty Stratton, Executive Producer and Game Director for id Software, about Doom VR. Check out the video or the accompanying transcript of the interview!


"Q&A 101 Questions in bold font, answers in regular. Good interview!"

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Doom VR Impressions: Teleport Strafing Behind the Back Like a Boss

By Asif Khan, Aug 05, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Finally, players can realize their dream and become the beloved Doomguy!


"I´ve played games like Windlands where you basically push forward to walk and then you go in ..."

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QuakeCon 2016 pre-registration for $400 BYOC package kicks off today

By Daniel Perez, Mar 14, 2016 9:23am PDT

If you want the absolute best seat in the house, you're going to want to go for this BYOC package.


"Regular BYOC is only $40. For $140 you get a reserved spot and priority access to panels and such."

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QuakeCon 2016 pre-registration dates for BYOC and general attendance announced

By Daniel Perez, Feb 11, 2016 9:27am PST

Be sure to mark your calendars if you plan on attending this year's QuakeCon.


"You've got the pre-reg dates in the article, but not the dates that QC is happening on."

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QuakeCon 2016 location and dates announced

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 7:31am PDT

Bethesda has announced both the dates and location of QuakeCon 2016. We hope you like Dallas again!


"I still wear my 2004 and 2005 grey Quakecon shirts all the time."

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QuakeCon 2015 taking place on July 23 to July 26 in Dallas

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2014 9:00am PDT

This year's QuakeCon dates have been officially announced. Mark your calendars down for July 23 to July 26.


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. :)"

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Quakecon day one recap: panels, mods, mods, and more mods

By Robert Workman, Jul 19, 2014 8:00am PDT

Computer gaming is where it's at with this weekend festival.


"I wonder if they commented at all on losing parts of their team to oculus rift."

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Shack PSA: watch QuakeCon 2012 streaming

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2012 9:45am PDT

All the hepcats are out in Dallas today to celebrate fragging at QuakeCon 2012, but we squares can still get in on the fun. The larks and merriment are being streamed online, with some sort of newfangled technology, so we can all press our faces to our screens and pretend we...


QuakeCon panels include Looking Glass retrospective, mods, Idle Thumbs

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 25, 2012 8:15am PDT

With QuakeCon almost upon us--August 2-5 in Dallas, Quakeamaniacs--we finally have the full lineup of panels of men talking about things. Along...


"Sad I can't be there, but at least I get an awesome Idle Thumbs podcast to listen to next week!!"

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QuakeCon pre-registration begins tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2012 8:15am PDT

QuakeCon pre-registration opens tomorrow, and Bethesda has detailed this year's packages if you want to pay for some extra swag or access.


"Doom 4, allegedly. Bethesda insists that it's not cancelled. In terms of the PR speech from ..."

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