Quakecon, You Look Surprisingly Beautiful

Being one of the largest LAN parties and nerd gatherings in the world, you may think Quakecon is an ugly, grimy, sweaty place. It can be! But this video from Matt Garza shows it can also be beautiful. » 8/09/11 1:00am 8/09/11 1:00am

Good Morning! Here's Almost 40 Minutes of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

If the extended demonstration of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at Quakecon was good enough to fend off the onset of child birth to watch, then maybe you should grab a snack and settle in with it as well. » 8/08/11 2:30am 8/08/11 2:30am

Live from QuakeCon, a Rage Playthrough Liveblog

Hello, eerbody! I'm in Dallas, Texas, at QuakeCon, about to have my first play time with id Software's new marquee title, Rage. I hope to write up impressions later, but I thought you might enjoy seeing my notes live as I play. » 8/05/11 1:30pm 8/05/11 1:30pm

Twenty Minutes of Tribes: Ascend in Glorious Shaky-Cam-O-Vision

Direct from QuakeCon 2011, here's twenty minutes of Tribes: Ascend in action, filmed during a demonstrations of Hi-Rez Studios' revitalization of the beloved franchise. Makes me want to play it all over again. » 8/05/11 12:40pm 8/05/11 12:40pm

John Carmack Explains How to Make Rage Look Terrible

This afternoon, in an empty conference room inside the Hilton Anatole—a bizarre amalgam of hotel, conference center, and shopping mall—John Carmack sat alone in an uncomfortable metal chair, staring straight ahead. The technical director and co-founder of id Software, the company that invented the first-person shooter… » 8/04/11 10:00pm 8/04/11 10:00pm

Choice Quotes from John Carmack's 2011 QuakeCon Keynote

id Sets Doom 3 Source Code Free Post-Rage

During his kenote speech this afternoon at QuakeCon 2011, id Software's John Carmack revealed that the source code for Doom 3 would be released to the public later this year, sometime after the October release of Rage. » 8/04/11 5:00pm 8/04/11 5:00pm

Rage Avatar Items Not the Doom We Were Looking For

We here at Kotaku are waiting, hoping, wondering if there will be Doom 4 news during the QuakeCon 2011 keynote that is occurring as I type this. We got a new Rage trailer already. We got some iOS id games going on sale. And now.... » 8/04/11 4:20pm 8/04/11 4:20pm

This Spectacular Rage Trailer Gives Us Something to Fight For

Just in time for the kickoff of QuakeCon 2011, the epic new trailer forRage sheds new light on the forces aligned against humanity's remnants in id's post-apocalyptic shooter. » 8/04/11 3:31pm 8/04/11 3:31pm

The Traveler’s Guide To Quakecon

QuakeCon isn't just a celebration of all things id Software (and a touch of Bethesda) it's also one of the longest running bring-your-own-computer gaming events in the world. » 8/02/11 5:00pm 8/02/11 5:00pm

• Thursday through Sunday, the Con kicks off at 9 a.m. Thursday morning, with the hall opening at 10 a.m. and…

Tribes: Ascend Makes Its Playable Debut at QuakeCon 2011

Fans eager to see what Atlanta-based Hi-Rez Studios is doing to the Tribes franchise should head for QuakeCon in Dallas August 4 through 7, where Tribes: Ascend will be available in playable form, with closed beta keys up for grabs. » 7/13/11 5:00pm 7/13/11 5:00pm

QuakeCon Runs Aug. 4 - 7

QuakeCon, the annual celebration of all things id Software (and now Bethesda Softworks), kicks off on Aug. 4 in Dallas, Texas this year. The event will run until Aug. 7 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. » 1/28/11 10:13am 1/28/11 10:13am