writes "Great news for those anxious gamers who have been waiting for a Linux and Mac version of Quake Live. Support for both is being implemented with next Tuesday's update, according to project lead Marty Stratton, who gave the release date during a press conference held at QuakeCon 2009. A video of the press conference is up at QuakeUnity."
John Carmack revealed that they're working on a "premium" subscription service for Quake Live
, which will allow players to configure and run their own private servers
. Also at QuakeCon, a new trailer was released
for id's upcoming shooter, Rage
. Kotaku posted an extensive preview of Rage
, saying, "I've seen no game that, in this realistic style, looks so good and has a landscape so rich with visual splendor." A detailed presentation on id Tech 5
, the new game engine behind Rage
, was given at SIGGRAPH 2009 last week.