The lights are on
Bethesda and Twitch are teaming up to bring you all the action for QuakeCon in Dallas, Texas. The show starts tomorrow, but you can get a front row (digital) seat by tuning in from home.
The following schedule will be streamed (you can watch it all right here). We've included the attendee exclusive events for your information. As a reminder, this week's tournaments are also viewable, and you can check them out here.
THURSDAY, August 1st
Welcome and Annual Keynote with John Carmack4:30pm – Streaming LiveJohn Carmack, Technical Director | id Software
FRIDAY, August 2nd
The Evil Within | Gameplay Presentation11:00am - QuakeCon Attendee ExclusiveTango GameworksDemoed by Jason Bergman, Producer | Bethesda Softworks
The Elder Scrolls Online | Gameplay Presentation12:30pm – Streaming LivePaul Sage, Creative Director | ZeniMax Online StudiosNick Konkle, Gameplay Lead | ZeniMax Online StudiosRich Lambert, Lead Content Designer | ZeniMax Online StudiosEric Bakutis, Content Lead | ZeniMax Online StudiosGina Bruno, Community Coordinator | ZeniMax Online Studios
Wolfenstein: The New Order | Gameplay Presentation2:00pm - QuakeCon Attendee ExclusiveJens Matthies, Creative Director | MachineGamesDemoed by Andreas Öjerfors, Senior Gameplay Designer | MachineGames
GameTrailers’ Bonus Round with Geoff Keighley | Creating and Expanding the Virtual World3:30pm – Streaming LiveModerated by Geoff Keighley, GameTrailers TV
Principles of Lighting & Rendering with John Carmack5:00pm – Streaming LiveJohn will present a lecture-style presentation on the physics of light transport and rendering. He will discuss how light behaves in the real world, and the approximations and compromises that are involved in simulating the behavior with computers. Note: not for the technically faint at heart.
SATURDAY, August 3rd
Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches | Game Presentation11:00am – Streaming LiveRaphael Colantonio, Co-Creative Director | Arkane StudiosRicardo Bare, Lead Designer | Arkane StudiosSeth Shain, Systems Designer/Associate Producer | Arkane Studios
PC Perspective Hardware Workshop12:30pm – Streaming at http://pcper.com/workshop
From Sketchbook to the Big Screen3:00pm – Streaming LiveHugo Martin | Art Director, Id SoftwareA concept artist for the Jaegers on Pacific Rim and now Art Director at id Software, Hugo will give a presentation of the work he created during the making of the film.
Our TakeIt used to be that not being able to travel for a convention meant missing out on everything. Thanks to streaming, people can casually check in on the news, gameplay, and panels that they are interested in without devoting an entire week and the related expenses.