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Quake 4 to Launch at Christmas 63

Posted by Zonk
from the demons-in-wrapping-paper dept.
An anonymous reader writes "bit-tech.net has the news that the eagerly awaited next installment to the Quake series, Quake 4, is on course to be released in time for Christmas. PCGamer grabbed the chance to have an exclusive play through of the upcoming title in the June issue of the magazine." Trailer also downloadable from 3D Gamers. (Scroll down for the non-reg links.)
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Quake 4 to Launch at Christmas

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  • by enrico_suave (179651) on Monday May 16, 2005 @02:05PM (#12545434) Homepage
    "The title is shaping up to be an absolute stonker according to PCGamer."

    Is that like a stinker with an "o" it? like it stinks but the graphicss make you go "oh" i.e. "stonker"?

    *shrug*

    e.
  • by Leroy_Brown242 (683141) on Monday May 16, 2005 @02:10PM (#12545495) Homepage Journal
    So, following along with game industry standard, it'll actually be released some time in 2007?

  • Light! (Score:5, Funny)

    by Chyeld (713439) <chyeld@gmai l . c om> on Monday May 16, 2005 @02:22PM (#12545620)
    Quake 4 will inovate the FPS genre with the built-in addition of having enough light to actually see! No longer will you be forced to install a Duct-Tape mod to be able to use a flashlight!
  • by MMaestro (585010) on Monday May 16, 2005 @06:40PM (#12548603)
    Apparently in the future rocket launchers, "gravity guns" and experimental laser weapons will be ineffective against wooden walls, piles of rocks and souped up hummers. In addition, a mute lab assistant with no military training and armed with only a crowbar will magicly turn into a super puzzle solving hero who will save humanity from an interdimensional invading army after arming himself with pistols, SMGs, shotguns, machine guns, a laser rifle, rocket launchers, laser trip mines and alien weaponry. Oh and the government will send between a company or battalion of marines in order to kill him... and fail.

    I'd take aircraft grade aluminum walls if it meant getting a slightly more acceptable atmosphere. (Trained military marine or untrained lab assistant? Who's the more likely hero?)

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