A tradition like no other… John Carmack address the masses with his annual keynote address. Watch it above.
As announced at QuakeCon, Bethesda and id Software items are coming to Team Fortress 2. Find out below how you can get them.
- The Dragonborn helmet from Skyrim for the Heavy — free with a your Skyrim pre-order
- The Wingstick from Rage for the Engineer - free with your RAGE pre-order
- The Rocket Launcher from QUAKE for the Soldier — free with your purchase of QUAKE IV
- The Anger mask from Brink for the Sniper — free with your purchase of Brink
- A Pip-Boy from Fallout for the Engineer — free with your purchase of Fallout: New Vegas
To get these items, act on the above details before 10 AM EDT on August 8th.
Check out the brand-new RAGE trailer just unveiled at QuakeCon 2011 — “Uprising” — above!
Plenty more on RAGE ahead with QuakeCon now underway. Don’t forget to “Like” RAGE on Facebook to make RAGE HD iOS for free!
We’re pleased to announce that during QuakeCon 2011 (August 4th – 7th) there will be daily deals via Steam on id Software and Bethesda Softworks’ titles.
The crown jewel of deals is the QuakeCon 2011 pack. For $69.99, you get 34 titles — including Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Brink, Oblivion GOTY Deluxe, Morrowind GOTY, Commander Keen, DOOM 1-3, abd QUAKE 1-4. The deal becomes even sweeter if you pre-order both RAGE & Skyrim — dropping the price of the pack to $39.99.
In addition to the QuakeCon 2011 pack, we’ve got daily deals, too. Today you can get the DOOM & QUAKE pack for $29.99 (or $19.99 if you pre-order RAGE). Deals later this weekend include:
- Friday — Elder Scrolls sale
- Saturday — Brink 50% off
- Sunday — Fallout sale
In addition to Steam discounts, several iPhone titles from id Mobile – Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum, DOOM II RPG, DOOM Classic, and DOOM Resurrection – will be on sale on the Apple iTunes store.
Click through for a list of the sales with pricing.
The latest delivery from BakeCon has landed at Kotaku. Behold the mighty Strogg, in delicious confectionary form.
But what does a Strogg taste like? Only the folks at Kotaku know. Go ask them and check out more pictures on the site.
Set up for QuakeCon is underway, and in just two days the event will officially begin! The Hilton Anatole is a big place, so we recommend downloading the GuideBook app for your mobile device. Once it’s downloaded, search for QuakeCon and you’ll quickly be able keep tabs on what’s going on at the show.
Still using a flip phone? Don’t worry, we’ve got the full schedule below.
During our recent trip to id Software, one of my favorite pictures I took was of DOOM’s Spidermastermind. The photo eventually became the model for LA bakery, Sweet and Saucy Cake Shop, to create a DOOM-themed cake. The cake was delivered today to X-Play’s X-Play’s Morgan Webb. For those attending QuakeCon, Morgan will be on hand to moderate our 20 Years of id Software panel.
To see more of the cake, visit G4TV.com.
UPDATE: Watch G4TV.com’s video of the cake being delivered below…
Skyrim and Prey 2 presentations! Master Pancake Theater!! Play RAGE!!! You won’t want to miss a minute of the biggest QuakeCon yet (with a big bandwidth boost from AT&T), so we recommend pre-registering tonight before 12:00 am CST.
If you’re wondering if it’s worth pre-registering, here’s what’s in it for you…
General Attendance Pre-Registration – Free
- Unlimited access to the exhibit area and all events.
- Save time during on-site check-in. Enter all your information here, print your confirmation page, and simply scan the included barcode onsite to receive your badge.
BYOC Select-a-Seat Registration — $20 (less than 250 seats remain)
- Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
- An official QuakeCon 2011 BYOC T-shirt (choose your size)
- A special art of RAGE mouse pad
Pre-registering for QuakeCon also gets you set for the special events, panels, and much more. Check out the full schedule of events here.
If you’re not able to pre-register, don’t fret. A large portion of the BYOC will still be reserved for general attendees, and will be offered on-site on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who bring their computers.
See you Thursday!