QuakeCon 2012 schedule released
QuakeCon, the annual celebration of LAN gaming, will be held August 1-4 at the The Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Special rates for the hotel and overnight parking are available now, so don't dawdle.

The four day festival, now in its 18th year, is North America's largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer LAN party. There's also presentations and panels from Bethesda Softworks and id Software about what the companies are up to. The event is open and free to the public but, again, don't take too much time on grabbing a hotel room if you're planning to attend.
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2013 Dates Announced

WHAT:

QuakeCon® will bring thousands of gamers from around the world together for the ultimate video game festival and party. QuakeCon 2013 is open to the public and attendance is FREE thanks to the support of id® Software and Bethesda Softworks®, the QuakeCon volunteer staff, and the 2013 event sponsors and exhibitors.

WHEN:

QuakeCon will take place August 1 – 4, 2013.

WHERE:

The Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

You can make reservations at the hotel by calling 1-800-Hiltons or 1-800-445-8667 or by going online to https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=19193436. Special room rate of $159 per night when you reference QuakeCon 2013!

WHY:

For the 18th straight year, QuakeCon will host North America's largest BYOC (Bring-Your-Own-Computer) LAN party, with thousands of gamers connecting their systems to play on a world-class network.

QuakeCon offers a variety of activities for anyone who chooses not to bring their own computer. Bethesda Softworks will be showing some of their upcoming game titles to the public for the first time and will offer attendees the chance to go hands on with some of their anticipated games. Plus the world's leading technology companies will be on site demonstrating their latest hardware and software developments. QuakeCon also features daily festivities including contests, entertainment, panel discussions, announcements, parties and more!

Once again QuakeCon will welcome a wide variety of companies to the 45,000 square foot exhibit hall to showcase the industry's top games, hardware and services. For information on becoming a QuakeCon exhibitor or sponsor, please email sponsor@quakecon.org.

For more information visit www.quakecon.org.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.