Tag Archives: quake
Thu, Dec 01, 2011 | 00:45 GMT
The German Government had removed classic 1996 shooter Quake from its list of indexed titles. Prior to its de-indexing, general retailers could not offer the iD Software title for sale, even through mail order. Bethesda seems to be in the process of appealing the indexing of iD Software’s back-catalogue, as Doom and Doom 2 were recently let free, too; Germany allows appeals after ten years.
Thu, Aug 04, 2011 | 10:18 BST
Valve’s updated Team Fortress 2 once again, with the latest update bringing Bethesda-related items to the game. Players will be able to get the Sniper’s Anger that comes from the resistance in Brink, the Soldier’s Original from Quake, the Engineer’s Pip-Boy from Fallout, a Wingstick from RAGE and a Tamrielic Relic based on Skyrim for the Heavy.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 10:28 BST
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 13:41 BST
id Software tech chief John Carmack has said that the studio looking at the “possibilities” on what Quake 5 could be revolved around.
Tue, May 03, 2011 | 07:54 BST
RAGE producer Jason Kim has teased that developer id Software will return to Wolfenstein and Quake in the future.
Sun, Feb 06, 2011 | 23:08 GMT
Somewhere in the world, somebody had the free time and the inclination to play Quake Live, and they were seriously disappointed. Rejoice, free-to-fraggers: your world is restored.
Fri, Dec 10, 2010 | 21:40 GMT
Bethesda has announced Quake Arena Arcade will finally launch on Xbox Live Arcade come December 15.
Fri, Sep 17, 2010 | 20:54 BST
Thu, Apr 01, 2010 | 17:33 BST
John Romero has guest-edited in the latest issue of Retro Gamer magazine, and in it he talks about co-founding id Software and how Darksiders was how he imagined Quake would have been.
Thu, Feb 25, 2010 | 14:28 GMT
Quake Live, id’s free browser-based version of Quake III Arena, is one year old today and id is handing out a special award for those who play.
Tue, Feb 02, 2010 | 08:31 GMT
Quake-maker id Software celebrated its 19th birthday yesterday.
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 | 15:55 BST
Wolfenstein RPG for iPhone has been ready to launch for quite some time, but EA wanted Wolfenstein 3D to have its time in the spotlight all by itself for a while first.
“I was disappointed that EA decided to sit on it, but they kinda freaked out when I did the Wolfenstein 3D Classic, as it wasn’t a carefully planned thing,” id Software co-founder John Carmack told Kotaku. “I just thought, ‘Hey, this is cool and fun, let’s release it’.
“That blew their planned roll-out – they were worried about selling people two Wolfenstein titles at once. Hopefully they’ll release it soon.”
Carmack also told the site that Quake, Quake II, Quake III and Rage will be heading to iPhone as well.
Fri, Feb 20, 2009 | 19:44 GMT
The open beta for browser-based shooter Quake will go live on February 24, id confirmed today.
The classic game is for competitive play, complete with leaderboards and matchmaking. And all for free.
Stats will be wiped from closed beta participants in preparation for launch.
Tue, Aug 05, 2008 | 20:18 BST
According to this Shacknews Q&A, id boss John Carmack’s revealed that the developer turned down “good money” to develop a Quake MMO.
The tech overlord says the firm “has no interest in MMO development,” saying he is “fully cognizant” of the challenges and risks associated with the field.
More through the link. Thanks, Blue.