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  • Carmack: Quake Live is about beating consoles, Mac and Linux clients on the way

    id boss John Carmack’s told Gamasutra that Quake Like – which hit open beta today – is partly about showing what the PC can do as a platform. “A lot of this project was about doing something that the PC was going to be better at than the consoles,” he said. “Our modern triple-A stuff […]

  • Quake Live gets hammered, 113,000 people sign up

    Over 113,000 people have signed up for Quake Live since the free-to-play shooter went into open beta this morning, as seen on the game’s twitter. Around 10,000 users are constantly in line to register for the game. The latest incarnation of id’s classic FPS looks as though it may well “work”. Good luck if you’re […]

  • Quake Live beta goes open

    The Quake Live beta is now open, meaning anyone can play completely gratis. Hit this to get involved. The free-to-play shooter includes 40 arenas, five play modes and tons of other stuff. It’d be very rude to not give it a go. So do.

  • Carmack mulling Quake Live premium service

    According to CVG, id’s John Carmack is mulling over a Quake Live premium service. Quake Live has always previously been discussed as free to play. His comments will appear in the next issue of PC Zone and read thus: In the beginning Quake Live will be completely ad-supported, it’s not out of the question that […]

  • Quake Zero name changed due to domain squatter

    According to this Shacknews piece, id revealed at QuakeCon today that the firm was forced to change the name of upcoming free-to-play shooter Quake Live from the original Quake Zero because of a domain squatter. Apparently the company announced the game without registering the domain. Sensible. “This was an idea we had mere weeks before […]

  • Quake Live trailer is made of complete win

    Oh. Our. Gods. The E3 Quake Live trailer – after the break – shows something so obviously amazing we can scarcely believe it. The fact this is completely free to play points at a game and concept that could be wildly successful. See for yourself. There should be plenty more on this from QuakeCon at […]

  • Five new Quake Live pics emerge

    IGN has five new screenshots of id’s free-to-play, ad-filled, online shooter, Quake Live. Take a look. By Mike Bowden

  • Quake Live: You can't turn the ads off

    Speaking to IGN, id’s John Carmack has confirmed that you won’t be able to switch the in-game ads off in upcoming free-to-play shooter, Quake Live. “No, there’s no current plan for that,” he said. “Not to say it couldn’t happen depending on how the market bears out on it. Actually, turning the ads off right […]

  • Carmack confesses favourite id game, slams modern design

    John Carmack’s admitted that his favourite id Software game is Quake III Arena. You know what, John? Same with us. The code legend gave up his personal shooter preference in a PCGamer interview about the upcoming free-to-play Quake Live, and also took the opportunity to stick a knife into completist “movie” gaming. “Quake III Arena […]

  • Quake Live beta sign-ups now open

    Here. Quake Live is the renamed Quake Zero, the free-to-play, browser-based version of is’s shooter which is funded by ads supplied by the IGA. Go take a look.

  • GDC: First shots of Quake Live released

    Here. Quake Live was announced today as a free-to-play version of the id shooter, which will be funded by ads supplied by IGA. The game will apparently run in a browser, but that doesn’t look too browser-friendly to us. We’re sure we’ll be proved wrong.

  • GDC: Free-to-play Quake Live announced, IGA gets ad deal

    According to this, id is to release a free-to-play, browser version of Quake, supported by ads supplied by IGA. Dubbed Quake Live, the game will offer friends lists and communication, stats tracking, matchmaking, sponsored events and tournaments. “IGA understands game developers and game players which makes them the perfect partner for Quake Live,” said Todd […]

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