The original Quake goes free for QuakeCon, and Quake 2 might, too

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The original Quake goes free for QuakeCon, and Quake 2 might, too

Remember when QuakeCon was about Quake? It was the mid-'90s, and a bunch of guys schlepped their PCs to a hotel in Texas, set up a LAN, and spent the weekend blowing each other to bits. Id Software wasn't even involved—they just heard about it and showed up on the last day to see what the hell was going on.

Fallout 76's new boss fight will literally scare your characters into fleeing

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Fallout 76's new boss fight will literally scare your characters into fleeing

At QuakeCon 2020, which is naturally taking place online only, we got a look at the upcoming Fallout 76 boss fight event called A Colossal Problem. The boss fight (available on test servers now, though it's been delayed for the general population) takes place in an 8-player instance you can enter once Monongah mine has been nuked.

Guild Wars 2's Skimmer mounts are going underwater

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Guild Wars 2's Skimmer mounts are going underwater

The eighth anniversary of the fantasy MMO Guild Wars 2 is coming later this month, and to mark the moment ArenaNet is making a big change to the Skimmer mount. The manta-like Skimmers, introduced in the Path of Fire expansion in 2017, normally skim a few feet above the surface—that's where the name comes from, see—but soon, they'll also be able to carry their riders deep underwater.

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods teaser turns up at QuakeCon

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Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods teaser turns up at QuakeCon

Have you ever wondered if it's possible to kick too much ass? The answer, apparently, is "yes." Bethesda dropped the first teaser for the upcoming Doom Eternal expansion today at QuakeCon, and it turns out that your antics as the ultimate apex predator went a little overboard, and made a mess of the entire cosmos.

Fortnite's new Jonesy skin takes fashion advice from sad Thor

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Fortnite's new Jonesy skin takes fashion advice from sad Thor

Jonesy, Fortnite's favorite silly blonde guy who's been featured in most of the game's trailers, has a brand new skin, and the inspirations are pretty clear to see. It appears that the new skin takes inspiration from Thor's overweight, depressed look from Avengers: Endgame, or The Big Lebowski if you're more of a Coen Bros. fan.