1. If you’re at QuakeCon 2012, be sure to visit the Exhibit Hall, as it’s playable to the public for the first time! 2. Watch GameTrailers TV’s new look at Dishonored (watch it above). 3. The latest issue of Game Informer features a lengthy hands-on of the game’s opening hours. Look for it on newsstands soon.
In addition to these beats, be on the lookout for the newest coverage on the game coming out of QuakeCon. Plenty of folks played the game today and previews, like this one at We Got This Covered, are making their way online.
At today’s QuakeCon 2012 kickoff, we gave id fans a first look at DOOM 3 BFG Edition’s ‘Lost Mission.’ Comprised of eight never-before-seen levels, the ‘Lost Mission’ will be exclusively available in the BFG Edition releasing this Fall.
In what’s become a yearly tradition, like John Carmack providing QuakeCon’s opening keynote, we’re excited to announce this year’s QuakeCon sales for Steam and id mobile. From now until August 5th, you can purchase the QuakeCon 2012 pack, featuring more than 20 id Software and Bethesda titles.
Save even more on the QuakeCon pack by pre-ordering Dishonored in tandem with your purchase, which will save you $15 on the pack.
So what’s in this virtual box of goodness? See all the included titles below:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Oblivion GOTY Deluxe
Fallout: New Vegas
Already have most of those titles? Throughout QuakeCon, there will be additional daily deals, including:
Thursday: The Elder Scrolls Sale, with up to 66% off
Friday: Rage 50% off
Saturday: All Fallout titles, including DLC, are 66% off
During QuakeCon 2012 (August 2-5) all iPhone titles from id Mobile on the Apple iTunes store – includingRAGE HD and DOOM RESURRECTION – will be on sale for 99 cents. id Mobile titles can be purchased on the Apple iTunes store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/id-software/id309470481. For more information please visit: www.idsoftware.com/iphone-games/
We are not satisfied yet with Dawnguard’s performance on the PS3. We would like for everyone to have a chance to play Dawnguard, but we aren’t going to release it for PS3 knowing that some people’s experience in Skyrim will be worse. We do everything we can to have our content available to all; from our free updates, to user mods, to paid DLC. We’re as disappointed as our fans when that isn’t the case, but we’ll continue to push for that reality.
Beginning today, Steam users looking to play Dishonored on PC can pre-order the game. And as a QuakeCon 2012 bonus, pre-ordering between now and August 5th will score you a free copy of the Arkane Studios class, Arx Fatalis!
We’re pleased to announce the release of QUAKE LIVE Premium Pak 13. This release contains five new arenas from popular community authors, new player character skins, and a change to our Premium subscription model. Starting today, we will be regularly cycling the Standard arena pool. On the first Monday of each month, 21 arenas will be selected as playable for Standard-level matches. Newly released arenas will remain exclusive for at least three months, but every other arena is eligible to be included in the cycle.
In addition to this change, we are also introducing a new arena voting system to increase the variety of arenas played. Players playing on Standard-level matches will now have a choice between three arenas at the end of each match. The arena voted on will be the next match played. Premium matches will continue to have access to the entire arena pool, and matches created by our Pro players will continue to have the option to change arenas at any point.