Rage through 32 single player levels and 6 deathmatch levels of sheer terror and fully immersive sound and lighting. Arm yourself against the cannibalistic Ogre, fiendish Vore and indestructible Schambler using lethal nails, fierce Thunderbolts and abominable Rocket and Grenade Launchers.
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Very Positive (41 reviews) - 97% of the 41 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (1,145 reviews) - 96% of the 1,145 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 31, 2007

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Rage through 32 single player levels and 6 deathmatch levels of sheer terror and fully immersive sound and lighting. Arm yourself against the cannibalistic Ogre, fiendish Vore and indestructible Schambler using lethal nails, fierce Thunderbolts and abominable Rocket and Grenade Launchers.

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    Minimum: A 100% Windows XP/Vista-compatible computer system
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Very Positive (41 reviews)
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Lesbillionaire
( 12.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
Brownest game yet.
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commandopaul2013
( 14.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
What I liked about the game
• I liked the sci-fi/medieval setting of the game.
• The game was a challenge, even on normal setting.
• I liked the introduction to the game, especially the way you get to select the difficulty of the game. I thought it was unique.
• Plenty of secrets to be found and there are also secret levels.
• The game was addictive, the gameplay was very enjoyable.
• The first episode had a brilliant boss fight.
• I liked the enemies you had to fight, they seemed more alive and dangerous compared to doom.
What I disliked or was disappointed with
• The game has no music playing during the levels like doom did, although that could be something to do with the steam version of the game.
• I was disappointed with the final boss fight.
Conclusion
Quake is a very addictive and enjoyable game, which I highly recommend. If you liked doom, heretic or Hexen, then I recommend this game to you. 80/100

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Teruraku
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
One of the greatest FPS games of all time, and the one that fathered them all. Still holds up today. Plot? ♥♥♥♥ that, I just want to murder stuff.
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maafricky
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
A Really good fun old school game a fun classic
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WOTTAKWOT
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Even this game came out 20 years ago (Holy smokes!), it is still one of the best shooters due to its balance, level design and fast pace. Musthave!
Although the Steam release is not the best, because it features outdated sourceports and lacks the soundtrack. Check out these guides by Johnny Law:
Quake Engines
Quake Soundtrack Solutions

Additional Links:
GOG Release (GLQuake + DOSQuake + Soundtrack as disk images + All Missions Packs)
Mission Pack №1 by Hipnotic Interactive
Mission Pack №2 by Rogue Entertainment
DOPA by MachineGames
PCGamingWiki Page
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ayy lmao
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Steam sells DOOM not running on GZDoom or Zandronum, no one bats an eye.







Steam sells Quake without soundtrack, everyone loses their ♥♥♥♥.
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gopackers95
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Unfortunately, this game does not run properly on modern PCs through Steam so you'll probably end up having to download a third-party program that can run Quake on current systems. That being said, if you feel like that isn't too much of a hassle and enjoy shooters that contain hours of countless fun, Quake may be the game for you. There are some really cool mods that exist as well which enhance graphics/sound/etc. and add a replay factor to the game. This classic shooter still lives up to its legacy and is sure not to disappoint.
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walterjohnhunt
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
There's no music! If I had known that, I wouldn't have bought it! Oh well.
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ThunderTurtle
( 7.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG* *BOOM*
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
"RoWRrr"
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG*
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG* *BOOM...BOOM*
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
"RoWRrr"
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Evil Dr. Tickles
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Im a big fan of the origional Doom game, and I think it's safe to say that this isn't as fun as Doom. Theres a strange lack of music and the gameplay just feels slow. I'm not sure really what else to say. It's not bad, it's just kinda....meh. I baught this game origionally because I heard there's a new Quake game coming out and I thought that I would give this a try.

There was no in between option for wether I recommend it or not.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
98 of 138 people (71%) found this review helpful
67 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 29
It's Quake FFS. If you don't own this throw your PC out the window you don't deserve it.
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34 of 39 people (87%) found this review helpful
34 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG* *BOOM*
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
"RoWRrr"
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG*
*CLANG CLANG CLANG CLANG* *BOOM...BOOM*
*POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik* *POOF* *chik*
"RoWRrr"
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24 of 26 people (92%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
In the 1990s, the first-person shooter was still a new genre to many, and id Software were the kings of the genre. Starting by introducing many to the genre with Wolfenstein 3-D, id created a shooter that had the player running through a 3-D maze gunning down Nazis and killing Hitler, and it was really all people needed in 1992. The next year, id got a little more ambitious and unleashed Doom onto the world. Allowing players more weapons and adding a vertical axis to the game, Doom took gaming by storm, with gamers all too happy to dismember the armies of Hell and play with their friends online (it got so popular many offices had to install programs onto the computers that could prevent people from playing Doom deathmatches because so many people slacked off and went online fragging each other in deathmatch.) Doom got a sequel, which got two expansions endorsed but not made by id, and a collection of levels created by fans of the games were released. It seemed like id had peaked and that there was nowhere else for id to go from here. But then Quake happened.

Quake again redefined what it meant to be a FPS and shocked the gaming world by adding a truly 3-D environment that was filled with all kinds of unique and varying types of enemies. With 4 episodes and 7 levels each, the game is smaller than Doom, but the gameplay is off the hook, balls-to-the-wall, rocket-jumping, grenade-hopping, MADNESS. There's a less overt evil you see in Quake compared to Doom, as these aren't just Demons from hell, they're inspired from H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, and other classical horror works. While it's lacking in the epic-boss-encounter department, the game is more concerned with being a damn good shooter, and it certainly accomplishes that. I've been playing Doom and Wolfenstein for quite some time now, but Quake is better than both those games and I've only been playing it for about 3 hours, which is saying a lot because I've played over 500 hours of Doom (don't check the Steam hours, I use GZDoom.)

If you like first person shooters, buy Quake. You'd be doing yourself a favor.
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17 of 17 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Quake is an old, old game. But still a lot of fun- especially thanks to the incredible quantity of excellent mods.
In particular, I recommend enhancing it with the following:
Quoth (essentially a free expansion pack that is absolutely brilliant)
Darkplaces (a new free engine that greatly improves visuals and memory)
Quake Re-texturing project or some other HD texture pack.
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26 of 35 people (74%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
Product received for free
wheres the music
nvm i downloaded the music and its scary
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 29
Nostalgia ridden.
definitely buy it
10/10
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
20 years old, but still fun as ever to play.

I downloaded this patch to fix the music:
http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1756923
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
A giant among giants. My childhood.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
In honor of Quake's 20th birthday and Quake Champions announcement, I feel it's relevant to say how great this gem of a game has aged.

As id's leap into 3D, and one of the first truly 3D polygonal shooters I can recall, Quake is still as much fun in 2016 as it was in 1996. The game oozes a dark, eeire and ominous atmosphere, with an interesting blend of gothic fantasy and gritty sci-fi for a really one of a kind look. The 3D graphics, though obviously very dated, are still rather charming. This is too speak nothing of Trent Reznor's fantastic soundtrack, which deeply enhances the creepy atmoshphere.

If you enjoyed Doom 2016, this would be right up your alley. It makes me very happy to say how well Quake holds up.

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21 of 38 people (55%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
If you dont like Quake then you can suck some balls.
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