"The release of Doom II in 1994 was one of the most unnoticed letdowns of the gaming world. The sprinkling of a few new enemies and one new weapon were enough to give Doom junkies their fix, but the game was a mere baby step forward in every way. Now, Quake 2 appears to have finally broken id's sophomore jinx, with so many improvements over the original that, for once, the two games look markedly different."
"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."
"So you've beaten Quake, eh? And the Mission Pack, too? Fool – you cannot kill what does not live! Quake returns with an all-new Mission Pack. You will accept it!"
OK PC Gamer: A FONDO Quake II, Diciembre 1997 Parecía que no iba a llegar nunca, pero por fin lo tenemos entre nosotros. Tras lo que para muchos ha sido una espera interminable, ya está a la venta la última maravilla de id Software. Para todos aquellos que pensaban que Quake era el mejor juego …