QuakeCon 2009 was indeed a big deal, but there were other events, news items, and downloads of interest to the PC game community this week:
- QuakeCon 2009 coverage: We were all over id Software's free LAN event-game convention this week with features like our impressions of the first live Rage gameplay demo, a chat with the Rage team, coverage of John Carmack and Todd Howard's speeches , a chat with Splash Damage's Paul Wedgewood on Brink and more. Oh, did we mention our picture galleries from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 and our always popular BYOC case mod gallery?
- Back and Forth: Time Travel in PC games: We examine how time travel and temporal powers have been featured in new, older and upcoming PC games.
- Mac Monday: This week we look at the Mac beta for Warhammer Online.
- Boot Disk: Our weekly retro game feature looks at the original Command and Conquer: Red Alert.
- Big Ideas: Our weekly feature of game themes examines the growing trend of acquiring games via digital download.
- Freeware Friday: Our look at free games for the PC this week examines the arcade action game GearToyGear.