Quake articles

Official Nvidia drivers for Quake Champions Closed Beta ready

Quake Champions is the latest title in what many consider id Software's most transcendental series. This new free to play is making quite the stir and as one can expect Nvidia is on top of things with new drivers that offer optimizations to ensure the best gaming experience possible. If you're already playing Quake Champions these drivers are a must, just click here to download. If you're not in yet, there is still time. Head to the Quake Champions website to register for the closed beta.

John Romero celebrates the 20th anniversary of Quake

Quake, the influential first-person shooter from id Software, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday. In recognition of the occasion, director and designer John Romero published a Quake FAQ that was created on October 22, 1995, that served as a repository…

The History of the Modern Graphics Processor, Part 1

The evolution of the modern graphics processor begins with the introduction of the first 3D add-in cards in 1995, followed by the widespread adoption of the 32-bit operating systems and the affordable personal computer.

While 3D graphics turned a fairly dull PC industry into a light and magic show, they owe their existence to generations of innovative endeavour. Over the next few weeks we'll be taking an extensive look at the history of the GPU, going from the early days of 3D consumer graphics, to the 3Dfx Voodoo game-changer, the industry's consolidation at the turn of the century, and today's modern GPGPU.

Weekend game deals: QuakeCon promos, 2K summer sale

Celebrating QuakeCon 2012 (August 2-5), distributors have discounted Bethesda and id titles, with Steam hosting a new daily deal through Sunday. Valve also serves up a $99.99 QuakeCon Pack that includes content across franchises such as Doom, Fallout, Hexen, Quake, and TES...