MESQUITE, Texas, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI - news) and id Software(TM) have announced today that Quake III Arena(TM) has gone gold. Developed by id Software, Quake III Arena is the third installment of one of the most popular computer game franchises of all time and is designed to be the final word in online multiplayer mayhem. The title, which has been sent into manufacturing, is expected to be available on December 5, 1999 at a suggested retail price of $49.99.
QUAKE III Arena is poised to take the world by storm with the most advanced 3-D engine and viciously satisfying gameplay to date. The game features the quality and excitement of id's past blockbusters along with more action, more intensity and more grandeur.
``Quake III Arena goes beyond being a computer game, and is a cultural phenomenon unto itself,'' said Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software. ``With QUAKE III Arena, players can expect to experience all of the frenetic excitement, visceral gameplay and mind-blowing visuals that have become the hallmark of id titles.''
QUAKE III Arena's enhanced graphics engine displays realistic 3-D environments using advanced features such as curved surface rendering and high detail textures. QUAKE III Arena will amaze fans all over the world with visual features such as moody, atmospheric use of fog and specular lighting.
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