"How do you top the awesome 3D action of QUAKE? All the gaming heavyyweights — including LucasArts, 3D Realms, id Software, and Raven — are working on that very question with the next generation of first-person shooters, which promises to take the genre even further. This month, we grab our rocket launchers and hunt down the most promising QUAKE killers of 1997."
"Presenting some badass Quake 2 backgrounds from Grieve, a moderator at the legendary mapping forum, The Quake2 Café. In addition, check out some screenshots of Grieve's recommended Goth maps for Quake 2."
"L-Fire CTF Mapping Legend Tony 'Hafhead' Hafner: "I was cleaning up my Quake2 directory and came across a file mysteriously named 'tbfpre.bsp'. I had completely forgotten about my 'Tubby Bomb Factory' that I had been working on when I stopped doing Quake2 levels."
"Mark Krynsky said: 'December 5th 1997 at the Puente Hills Mall in Los Angeles California. I helped cover the event for GameFan.com.' Check out his amazing photos of the id Software team at the Quake 2 Release Party!"
"The other newcomer in this pack is the Gremlin, whilst bearing no resemblance to the creatures from the Steven Spielberg film, are an excellent addition... Midway through an intense conflict a message appears: 'Gremlin stole your rocket launcher'. Suddenly you are rudely disarmed to the shotgun, as you see the Gremlin in question hobbling away with a distinctive Quake soldier's gun in it's wiry little arms. Taking offense, you charge out of the fray, pinning the munchkin angrily with the feeble spray from your recreational bird shooter. The Gremlin whips about, and you gasp in horror as a hail of rockets blows you and the surrounding monsters into cyber-chunks."