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Bethesda clarifies MMO claims, Elder Scrolls V statements

Rather than let the statements made at QuakeCon 2009 by Elder Scrolls executive producer Todd Howard rest as they are, Bethesda's Pete Hines has clarified a few things on the company's blog. First and foremost, he wants to make sure that people know that another Elder Scrolls game will eventually...

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Carmack says ad-based model not working for Quake Live

In addition to announcing support for Quake Live on Mac and Linux, John Carmack admitted that the current ad-based model wasn't exactly working for the game. To assuage the problem, id Software will soon be offering a subscription model in addition to the free-to-play model currently in place....

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Elder Scrolls V not in the works, there's a 'chance' for Elder Scrolls MMO

Bethesda's Todd Howard delivered a heart-crushing blow to fans of Oblivion (and the Elder Scrolls series as a whole) during a recent speech at QuakeCon 2009. When pressed about the company's next big project, Howard told the audience not to expect "Elder Scrolls V" any time soon. Amidst wails of...

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Mac and Linux users joining Quake Live community August 18

Has your ultra-hip, Justin Long-approved operating system kept you from joining in the Quake Live online gib-fest? 1UP recently reported on a recent QuakeCon 2009 announcement which should bring some joy to your empty, empty life -- on Tuesday, August 18, the title will be patched to allow Mac and...

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QuakeCon 2009: The Wolfenstein launch trailer

Before sharing the very first video footage of Rage with the crowd at QuakeCon today, id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead shared the final piece of video marketing material for another title: the launch trailer for the Raven Software-developed Wolfenstein. Despite being in development for what seems...

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QuakeCon 2009: You'll be angry if you miss this Rage trailer

id Software just unveiled the new trailer for Rage, which, to our eyes, combines high-quality visuals and exciting action with some mid-'90s-level cheese. It's hard for us to look at those characters without imagining them asking us if we want some rye. ("'Course ya do!") It's cutting-edge and...

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QuakeCon 2009: Doom Resurrection and Wolfenstein 3-D at shareware prices this week

At the QuakeCon 2009 keynote, id CEO Todd Hollenshead, no doubt hoping to start off with some guaranteed applause, announced temporary sale prices for id's iPhone/iPod Touch games Doom Resurrection and Wolfenstein 3-D. Resurrection is $2.99, and the ported Wolfenstein is just 99 cents. Both of...

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QuakeCon 2009 detailed, first public demos of Rage and Brink

Nothing more clearly shows the new relationship forged by Zenimax Media between id Software and Bethesda Softworks than this year's QuakeCon lineup. Littered with little extras like an hour-long presentation by Bethesda's Todd Howard and the first public demonstration of Splash Damage's Brink,...

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Rage heading to QuakeCon, calm soon to follow?

id Software today announced that the upcoming rageahol-fueled FPS, Rage, will be heading to the company's yearly soirée, QuakeCon. The email we got from id billed the event as "the first look at the next revolution in FPS from id Software," a game we've been anxious to get our hands on...

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Quakecon 2009 moves to the Gaylord Texan, new hotel reservations required

Listen up, QuakeCon attendees: id Software's LANtastic event is changing venues to the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, the location of the show in 2004 and 2005. The people most affected by this change are folks who made reservations at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Those who made reservations through the...

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