Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

The Art and Design of Quake 4

Filed under
Gaming

AFTER BEING ANNOUNCED nearly four years ago at QuakeCon 2001, how much do we really know about Quake 4? We know the single-player game will continue the story of the Strogg introduced in Quake 2; that it's being developed by Raven Software (creators of the Soldier of Fortune games as well as the latest Jedi Knight games) under the watchful eye of franchise creator id Software; and that it's using the same next-gen technology used to power 2004's DOOM 3.

After that, there's really not much more we know for sure. Screenshots have been particularly hard to come by, so to get some more info on the look and design behind Quake 4, we went straight to the source -- Raven Software project lead Eric Biessman, Raven art lead Kevin Long, and id Software designer Tim Willits, who's been heading up things on id's end. Along the way, they were kind enough to provide us with a few new screenshots and concept art, including a before-and-after showing an area from sketch to how it looks in the game.

We catch up with members of Raven and id Software to talk about the visual stylings of the latest Quake installment.

Full Article.

More in Tux Machines

Will New Google Android Live TV Outfox Apple?

Google then rolled out its $35 Chromecast dongle, a streaming device, in mid-2013. Google's new Android TV operating system is expected to make it easier for software developers to move apps from mobile devices to TVs. Read more

Q4OS Is a Windows-Lookalike OS That Now Comes with LXDE and Xfce as Well

Q4OS, a Linux distribution built to offer a similar experience to Windows XP, is now featuring a couple of extra desktop environments that should provide some more options for users who want a different look. Read more

today's howtos

Leftovers: Gaming