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.
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.
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.
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…
- Rage has been in the pipe for six years. "We invented this genre and we followed it a long ways...Maybe we shouldn't have been quite as ambitious."
- On Rage: "It really is probably the most enjoyable id game, from my perspective, we've ever made."
- "I've never been one who played deathmatch for 8 hours."
- "Everything we…
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.
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....
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.
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.• Thursday through Sunday, the Con kicks off at 9 a.m. Thursday morning, with the hall opening at 10 a.m. and…
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.