Spotted by forumites Eval Knieval and Michi360, it looks like Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is now available for pre-order in Germany via eletronics chain Media Markt. Their website has the scoop on the pre-order deal, netting gamers two oversized collectible cards and the opportunity to reserve their preferred username in advance.
To celebrate the launch of this site and to properly welcome our many new recruits, we’ve got two high resolution shots of Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for your enjoyment:
If you haven’t already, don’t forget to create an account and chat with the developers and fellow QUAKE Wars fans in the forums!
Our friends over at the Total Gaming League are running a cool contest with some very exciting prizes this month. All you have to do is create an original ETQW wallpaper and submit it to the TGL web site. By submitting your self-proclaimed masterpiece, you have an opportunity to win a valuable ETQW grab bag, which contains a blazingly fast nVidia 8800 graphics card, and other cool stuff, such as a developer signed poster.
Splash Damage Managing Director and Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars producer Neil “relaxer” Postlethwaite is the subject of GamaSutra’s latest Media Consumption installment. Neil talks a bit about the on-going Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars beta, before sharing his recent media likes – spanning music, books, movies, and, of course, games.
The chaps over at Computer & Video Games have put out the inaugural installment of their new Most Wanted feature, recognizing upcoming games that CVG editors are looking forward to the most. Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars made the list, joined by several other high profile PC releases. Read on to find out what they had to say about it!
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has been given a special mention in a New York Times article today focusing on the comeback of PC games. It’s one the of major titles set to re-energise interest in the platform alongside Microsoft’s Games for Windows initiative. The article also looks into gaming on Windows Vista and high-end PCs built specifically for enthusiast gamers. The future is bright, gentlemen. And apparently full of 120mm fans.
Hey, It's Atomm!
June 6th, 2006 is QW Day! The day Quake Wars officially hits the stores and we can not wait to get our hands on it. In fact, we are so anxious to get our hands on it, we arranged for 2 Free copies courtesy of Go Gamer! How cool is that?
We put together a special website just for this promotion. You can visit it at http://www.BuyQuakeWars.com Read more about Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, sign up for the free drawing and if you are really excited, pick up a copy through our link to Go Gamer. From what we have seen, they have the lowest price available right now, so you might get it before it becomes hard to find!
And when you win, you can sell it to a buddy and rake him over the coals since every place in town is going to be sold out!
Also, Gamers Radio is going to have a Quake Wars server set up and ready on day one of the release. If you want to play on a teamwork oriented, no smacktards allowed server, then drop by GamersRadio.com and check out our server info, radio stations and free flash arcade games!
See you on the battlefield!
Activision UK has unveiled the details regarding the Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars pre-order program on the British Isles, allowing Her Majesty’s loyal servants to get in on the action. The British gamers among you can reserve your copy in-store at one of the numerous GAME outlets, netting you a special ETQW supply drop consisting of two collectible cards, an exclusive poster, and the opportunity to reserve your desired username.
We recently had an Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Community Day here at Splash Damage, where several members of the press and the European ETQW community got to sit down with the game and blow the (virtual) snot out of each other. QUAKE Wars lead designer Paul “Locki” Wedgwood was also on hand for a few Q&A sessions, where he answered some of the most pressing questions of the community. Those of you who didn’t get to go can now get an idea of what it’s like to play Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars, as the write-ups are hitting the digital tubes of the internet. Read on for a list!
Splash Damage’s owner and Lead Game Designer, Paul Wedgwood will be demoing Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars and holding a Q & A session this coming weekend at i30. i30 is the UK’s biggest ever LAN event with 1500 players attending. The demo session will be in the Finals Arena at 8pm, Friday 6th Paril – get there early to claim your seat!
id Software Confirms Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for Next-Generation Consoles
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb 13, 2007: The war between the GDF and Strogg will soon be igniting on next-generation consoles as id Software and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) today confirmed that Enemy Territory: QUAKE WarsTM, the team-based first person action title, and already one of the most anticipated new properties of 2007 is coming to next-gen platforms. In this epic multiplayer-focused game, players can choose to defend humanity as a part of the Global Defense Force (GDF) or destroy it as a merciless Strogg alien invader. Under the executive production of id Software, Nerve Software is developing Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for the Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, while Z-Axis is the developer for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
"We're pleased to be working with Nerve and Z-Axis to bring the highly-anticipated gameplay from Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars to the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system," said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software.
Winner of more than 15 awards in 2006 and already selected as one of the most anticipated new titles in 2007 by more than eight publications, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is being developed for the Windows PC by Splash Damage – the Nerve Software and Z-Axis console versions will also feature strategic team play, persistent character promotions and online stats tracking. Players choose to battle as one of five unique classes in either the conventionally armed GDF army or the futuristic Strogg invasion force, each outfitted with specialist weapons and combat hardware. In this adrenaline pumping fight for survival, warring forces utilize a variety of different vehicles, deployable structures, and defense systems including quad-bikes, tanks, and alien walkers for epic ground assaults; or helicopters and anti-gravity ships to unleash airborne attacks. Throughout each battle, teams establish bases, deploy defense structures, artillery, radar, and advanced forward-command systems into enemy territory while constructing and demolishing obstacles to speed progress and gain a tactical advantage over the opponent. Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars features 16-player battles on the console systems, delivering the ultimate team-and objective-based multiplayer experience.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has not yet been rated by the ESRB.