Gaming News August 2004

Doom 3 Review: ID Software’s Legacy Continues
PCStats :: Saturday, August 21, 2004
“The second half of 2004 will see two of the mostly hotly anticipated games in history dueling it out with each other for supremacy in the world of first-person shooters. The original Doom was not the first 3D shooter to hit the market, but its astonishing graphics and game play quickly captivated gamers, opening up the market for the many, many similar games that followed. Many now-adults can remember with fondness the first time they saw Doom in action as a youngster. Enthusiasts have been drooling at the screenshots for over a year, so ID has some tough work to meet up with the gaming community’s expectations. Let’s see how they do.”

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Half-Life 2 Stress Test Benchmarked at VR-Zone Hardware
VR-Zone :: Friday, August 20, 2004
“With these results, gamers looking to buy a graphics card in today’s market really can’t go wrong with NVIDIA or ATI’s latest cards. For the first time in recent memory, both companies have come out with great products that are highly recommended by myself as well as other members of the press.”

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QuakeCon Day 3
Bjorn3D :: Tuesday, August 17, 2004

“Rounding third base in the game of QuakeCon 2004 is an event unlike any other. The morning started off with a keynote presentation by five members of the id software team and featured a question and answer session at the end. Right after the keynote was the ever popular [H]ard Workshop featuring a massive hardware give away. The vendor area was still going strong in the BYOC area and after about noon, the BYOC participants crawled back out of their hotel rooms and to their keyboards. Finals for the tournaments sent some unlucky teams home without any glory, while their victorious opponents went on to fight another day.”

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