Articles with Quake tag
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How ‘Quake’ Helped Define the Gaming Industry

Before Counterstrike, Unreal  Tournament, and League of  Legends, we had Quake—a first-person shooter game in 1996 that inspired many of the best titles in modern gaming. In fact, when IGN  interviewed creative director Tim Willits during Quake’s anniversary  in 2015, he commented, “If you look at games today, and if you look at the shape of the video game industry, Quake was actually more influential than Doom was.” And Doom introduced a lot of new things, from mod scenes and pseudo-3D graphics, to AI and action multiplayer. To say that another game is more superior—and one that came after Doom, at

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Quake Champions is coming this month, in Early Access

Bethesda announced that Quake Champions is coming out of the closed beta testing phase to the paid beta test phase.Steam's Early Access game model has favored numerous independent developers who have managed to finance their projects by selling alpha versions. However, big companies have also seen the additional benefits although they do not lack in budgeting for games. Early Access has come as an additional argument for the preorder, as well as a good opportunity to test the game. Sometimes companies paid players to test their games before going out and now it's the other way - players pay companies for

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Top Ten Most Metal Games \﹏/

A few recent releases have revived the video game/metal crossover, and after a discussion with a few members in the Opium Pulses chatroom on Steam, I thought I'd go over our top 10 video games that metal heads will appreciate. We'll also mention a few that didn't make the top 10 but are still worth checking out.  10. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2Tony Hawk's video games gave a boost to worldwide interest in skateboarding and created a craze for the genre in the gaming scene too, the controls are tight, the arcade style gameplay was addictive and the soundtracks made staying in