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GDC09: Introducing the Zeebo, Tectoy's 3G console venture

With another GDC already underway, a new contender has announced plans to jump into the console market ... well, sort of. Enter Tectoy and its 3D network-based console, the Zeebo, which relies purely on downloadable games (from the grave, the Phantom says, "Sup?"). The Zeebo will reportedly launch...

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PSA: You can actually play Quake Live now

Gone is the nuisance of Quake Live's pesky queue, as word hits via the Quake Live twitter feed that id has removed the long lines that have plagued the still-in-beta game since it opened to the public last week. We hopped on to give it a look ourselves and id has delivered. Jumping into a game...

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Easy Headline Alert: Quake Live public beta is live!

Alright, enough. Stop. You can lay off the F5 button and cease your (frankly) childish refreshing of www.quakelive.com. The public beta of Quake Live – promised to be available today – is finally live and, unless you live somewhere not in the vicinity of Dallas-based id's timezone,...

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Quake Live public beta coming Feb. 24

Open betas are all the rage, and next week, id Software's free, browser-based FPS, Quake Live, is getting in on the trend. First announced as Quake Zero in August 2007, the game is derived from the classic Quake III Arena. The official site has been updated with a countdown (so in), wallpapers and...

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Carmack turned down Quake MMO offers

So, according to John Carmack, id has turned down offers from publishers who wanted to create massively multiplayer version of Quake. Why? Well, to put it pretty bluntly, Carmack (and, by extension, id) doesn't have any interest in making one. So, what do you think the biggest news here is? Is it...

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Carmack planning iPhone 'graphical tour de force'

John Carmack loves his iPhone, so much so that the id Software co-founder has been spending a lot of time lately thinking of ways to bring his studio's tech-hungry game development to Apple's pricey portable. Forbes reports that Carmack, who still kicks himself for not having a game available for...

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Quake Arena trailer shakes up web games

First it was Quake Zero, then it became Quake Live, and now we have a fresh new look at Quake Arena, id's free-to-play, browser-based iteration of Quake III Arena. As you'd expect, the visuals are decidedly simple, but still stylish nonetheless. We noticed a few instances of gameshow-like...

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A sad and scarce Sunday deals roundup

ZOMG! There's deals to be dealt with, money to be saved, so why waste precious time, let's just get to it! This week, over at Best Buy, they're offering RSV2 for $40, UT3, Quake Wars, Deadliest Catch (w00t!) and CoD4 GOTY for $50. And that's about it. Sadly, Circuit City doesn't have a darn thing...

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One of the easiest Wii homebrew guides you'll find

If you've been waiting for someone to hold your hand through the Wii homebrew process, the folks at WiiHD have created the perfect guide for you, complete with step-by-step instructions, a downloadable starter kit with everything you need, and a video (embedded after the break) that shows you the...

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Wii homebrew guide: go from zero to Quake in no time

As of right now, homebrewers have the upper hand against Nintendo, and it is possible to run whatever you feel like running on the Wii you own -- even on a recently updated Wii. Now would be a good time to go try some of the stuff that people have come up with. But maybe you feel like you don't...

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