QuakeCon Will Include Attendee-Exclusive Looks At Prey, Dishonored 2
If you want to get a deeper dive into Dishonored 2 and the newly announced Prey, you’ll have to attend QuakeCon. Bethesda is continuing the tradition of closed door screenings, with exclusive looks at Arkane’s upcoming projects.
QuakeCon will also play host to a number of panels. The full schedule (below, all times Central) includes panels (with one featuring Game Informer editor Andrew Reiner) and tournaments.
Thursday August 4
3 p.m. QuakeCon Welcome
Friday August 5
2:30 p.m. - Uncapped: Doom and the Power of idTech 6
Topic: Sit down with members of id Software’s technology team to get an inside look on how they drive technology decisions and push the limits on graphics, framerates, and performance.
Moderator: Marty Stratton, Game Director
Panelists: Robert Duffy, Chief Technology Officer; Billy Khan, Lead Programmer; Tiago Sousa, Lead Rendering Programmer; Shale Williams, Technical Specialist
3:30 p.m. - Creating Worlds: A Discussion About Bringing Life to Games, Movies, and Books
Topic: Panelists discuss the creative process and differences behind entertainment
Moderators: Andrea Rene, Geoff Keighley
Panelists: Hugo Martin (id Software), Harvey Smith (Arkane), Ricardo Bare (Arkane), Andrew Reiner (Game Informer), Scott Porter (Actor), Rick Malambri (Actor/Streamer)
4:30 p.m. - Fast As Hell: Live Speedrun with world record holder “DraQu”
Moderators: Bethesda’s Global Community Lead, Matt Grandstaff and id’s Peter Sokal (Gameplay Systems Designer) and Kurt Loudy (AI Gameplay Designer)
9 p.m. - Master Pancake Theatre
Saturday August 6
10:00 a.m. - PC Perspective Hardware Workshop
12:00 p.m. - Creating Hell: The Art and Design of Doom
Topic : Get a unique look at creating and designing DOOM’s epic single-player.
Moderator: Adam Sessler
Panelists: Marty Stratton, Game Director; Hugo Martin, Creative Director; Shinichiro Hara, Animation Director; Jerry Keehan, Level Design Director; Chris Hite, Audio Director
2:00 p.m. - Exclusive look at Prey and Dishonored 2
3:00 p.m. - Bringers of Doom
Topic: Join Doom’s senior leadership team as they share stories about their journey to bring DOOM to a modern audience. Learn about their reactions to the post-launch acclaim as well as get an exclusive look at never-before-seen production assets and art.
Moderator: David Houghton (Gamesradar+)
Panelists: Marty Stratton, Game Director; Hugo Martin, Creative Director; Robert Duffy, Chief Technology Officer
6:00 p.m. - QuakeCon Tournament Finals
QuakeCon takes place in Austin, Texas from August 4 through 6.