Posted Tue Aug 2, 2016 at 05:55 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
'The Old Blood' is only $5.
This is great week for fans of id Software, 'DOOM,' Bethesda, and of course 'Quake.' From Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th QuakeCon 2016 will be held at the Hilton Anatole, in Dallas, TX. (See more info here.)
As part of the event, Bethesda host a presentation for both the new 'Prey' and 'Dishonored 2.'
Here's the featured schedule of events:
FEATURED EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Thursday, August 4th
Annual QuakeCon Welcome
3:00pm | Streaming Live from the Ventrilo Main Stage
Friday, August 5th
Panel: Uncapped: DOOM and the Power of idTech 6
Moderated by Marty Stratton, Game Director
2:30pm -3:30pm | Sapphire Room
-Sit down with members of id Software’s technology team (Robert Duffy, Chief Technology Officer; Billy Khan, Lead Programmer; Tiago Sousa, Lead Rendering Programmer; Shale Williams, Technical Specialist) to get an inside look on how they drive technology decisions and push the limits on graphics, framerates, and performance.
Panel: Creating Worlds: A Discussion About Bringing Life to Games, Movies, and Books
Moderated by Andrea Rene and Geoff Keighley
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Streaming Live from Topaz Room
-Join Hugo Martin (id), Harvey Smith (Arkane), Ricardo Bare (Arkane), Andrew Reiner (Game Informer), Scott Porter (Actor), and Rick Malambri (Actor/Streamer) as they discuss the creative process and differences behind entertainment.
Fast as Hell: Live Speedrun
Moderated by Bethesda’s Global Community Lead, Matt Grandstaff and id’s Peter Sokal (Gameplay Systems Designer) and Kurt Loudy (AI Gameplay Designer)
4:30pm | Streaming Live from Sapphire Room
-Watch as record-holder DraQu puts his world class speed-running abilities on display while playing DOOM running on Vulkan.
Master Pancake Theater
9:00pm – 12:00am | Ventrilo Main Stage
Saturday, August 6th
PC Perspective Hardware Workshop
10:00am – 12:00pm | Streaming Live from the Ventrilo Main Stage
-Get ready for two hours of prizes, games, and raffles during the annual PC Perspective Hardware Workshop
Panel: Creating Hell: The Art and Design of DOOM
Moderated by Adam Sessler
12:00pm – 1:00pm | Sapphire Room
-Join key members of id Software’s development team (Marty Stratton, Game Director; Hugo Martin, Creative Director; Shinichiro Hara, Animation Director; Jerry Keehan, Level Design Director; Chris Hite, Audio Director) to get a unique look at creating and designing DOOM’s epic single-player.
QuakeCon Attendee Exclusive Presentation of Prey and Dishonored 2
2:00pm | Ventrilo Main Stage
Panel: Bringers of DOOM
Moderated by David Houghton (GamesRadar+)
3:00pm – 4:00pm | Streaming Live from Topaz Room
-Join DOOM’s senior leadership team (Marty Stratton, Game Director; Hugo Martin, Creative Director; Robert Duffy, Chief Technology Officer) as they share stories about their journey to bring DOOM to a modern audience. Learn about their reactions to the post-launch acclaim as well as get an exclusive look at never-before-seen production assets and art.
Official QuakeCon Tournament Finals Party!
6:00pm | Streaming Live from the Ventrilo Main Stage
Now, for the sales.
On PS4 and PS3, the QuakeCon Sale can be found here, while on Xbox One and 360, there is the Bethesda publisher sale.
'DOOM' for $29.99 (check out the review here)
'Wolfenstein: The Old Blood' for $9.99 (review here)
'Fallout 4' for $29.99 (review here)
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