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Bethesda deploys standalone client for id's Quake Live

The standalone version of online free-to-play shooter Quake Live, announced back in November, is available for download today – just in time for a weekend of relaxing fragging. Existing players will find a conversion launcher available next time they boot up Quake Live, while all new...

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Quake Live goes standalone this year

Quake Live, id Software's free-to-play version of its hyper-competitive FPS, will begin the transition from browser-based experience to complete standalone game, available by the end of the year. id Software says that Google Chrome's movement to do away with plugins, as well as Firefox's changes...

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Quake now acceptable in Germany

Quake, id Software's 1996 classic, has been removed from Germany's list of indexed titles, a category created by the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (BPjM) which makes games commercially equivalent to porn. A historically significant milestone of technical and game...

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Team Fortress 2 gets to play with classic QuakeCon weapons

Team Fortress 2 just had a futuristic weapons update with Dr. Grordbort's Infallible Aether Oscillators, and now Valve is going old-school. To celebrate QuakeCon 2011, which kicked off yesterday in Dallas, TF2 is getting a bevy of Bethesda and id Software gear as part of the QuakeCon Steam Sale...

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Brothers in Arms, Quake collection discounts highlight today's Steam Holiday Sale

Today's Steam deals are a doozy if you're looking to pick something up on the cheap, including Dead Space for $6.80 and the aforementioned discounts on all Brothers in Arms games and The Quake Collection -- the latter being a bundle of all three Quake games along with a bunch of DLC. Or, if...

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Quake completed in under an hour

Yes, Quake has been around for some time now, but that doesn't make this achievement any less incredible: A team of trained Quake speed-runners have completed the game (while finding 100 percent of its secret areas) on its hardest difficulty in under one of our Earth hours....

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Quake Arena Arcade finally arrives on XBLA Dec. 15

We'll forgive you if you've forgotten that Quake Arena Arcade was even coming to Xbox Live Arcade. After all, it was announced in 2007 and "very close" to being done in 2009. Whatever that final development hurdle was, it must've been a whopper, but it's been overcome and the game will arrive ......

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Quake Live 'Premium Pak 4' update adds new maps, new server settings

Browser-based frag-em-up Quake Live keeps chugging along, as id's gone and announced the addition of some new premium content. Through "Premium Pak 4," players can access two new maps (Evolution and Three Story), along with 20 new premium awards and some advanced server mechanics, allowing players...

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QuakeCon Steam sale ends with 75 percent discount on ... Quake

How incredibly appropriate! The final day of Steam's QuakeCon 2010 sale has resulted in a 75 percent discount on every Quake game on the platform. Click past the jump to see how little you'll have to pay to grab id Software's classic shooters today. (A pittance, we tell you! A pittance!)...

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id's Carmack wants to support current franchises, new IPs unlikely

Rage represents a rather large milestone for Carmack's id team. Not only is it the first game to use id Tech 4, it's the first id game to be published by new owner Bethesda. It's also the first new IP from the team in over a decade, since 1996's release of Quake. If a recent interview in the...

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