QuakeCon

Partial Player Data Reset As Massive Quake Champions Beta Patch Drops

The first patch for Quake Champions in nearly a month has finally arrived and with it comes a partial data reset for existing players. Beta testers should be familiar with the practice by now but since this is an open beta sometimes players are caught off guard by data resets and progression loss. Developers do this for a number of reasons: testing new systems, getting feedback on progression changes or deeply rooted system or data changes that...

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Quake Champions Gameplay Trailer Debuts At QuakeCon

At QuakeCon Bethesda debuted the first gameplay trailer for 2017’s arena shooter Quake Champions alongside extended gameplay footage for attendees. In this debut footage, we get our first glimpse at the first person brutal mayhem that will await us next year. The trailer is heavy on rocket jumping, exploding enemies into giblets and the vertical level design that made Quake III such a popular game over 17 years ago. ID Software will be live-streaming multiplayer footage live on the Quakecon...

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Quake Con PSN Sale Discounts Doom & Other New Releases By 50%

Sony’s PlayStation Network plays host to a sale on Bethesda’s recent & past catalogue of digital titles for both the PlayStation 4 and PS3.  This sale is in celebration of the upcoming QuakeCon convention, which will have events live-streamed this weekend from Texas. Recent titles like iD Software’s Doom reboot and older critically acclaimed games like The Evil Within (2014) for PS4 have been heavily discounted. For FPS fans this is a great deal to save a huge chunk...

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QuakeCon Event Schedule & Live-Streams Revealed

Bethesda Software’s annual gathering in Texas to celebrate the various long-running id Software franchises, debut new titles and allow attendees to get the exclusive scoop on upcoming games kicks off in less than two weeks on Thursday August 4th and runs until the 7th. The publisher is promising the world gameplay premiere of Quake Champions, which was revealed at last month’s E3 Expo. Two other large titles will also be demonstrated, however these demos are for attendees only –...

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Doom 4 Resurfaces at Quakecon, Will Support VR Headset

id Software’s next title in their flagship FPS franchise, Doom IV, has seen its share of ups and downs despite never being officially unveiled. After last fall’s rumors of cancellation the game was mentioned during demonstrations of the John Carmack’s new VR headset (more on that coming soon). The grizzled UAC Space Marine will get another chance to fight demons from hell sometime in the future but id software isn’t exactly ready to show off the game...

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Quake Con 2012 Panel Schedule Released

Bethesda has just released the full list of panels and panelists that will be at Quakecon 2012. I’ll be there as well and will have an opportunity to interview some of these people and ask questions at the panels. If you have any questions you’d like asked, then post a comment here or email me at danielshannon@brokenjoysticks.net with the subject QuakeCon 2012. The full schedule is posted below.

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QuakeCon 2012 Registrations Begin

Registrations have begun for Quakecon 2012. As always the annual bring your own computer LAN party will be free to attend, though there are a few paid options, including a swag pack (featuring both an official QuakeCon 2012 and a Dishonored t-shirt). In addition to the LAN party, the event will feature the annual keynote address by John Carmack, opportunities to play both Dishonored and Doom 3: BFG edition. Additionally, there will be panels featuring people like...

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