QuakeCon 2012: hands-on with Dishonored and Doom 3 BFG edition

id's annual deathmatch fest gears up

QuakeCon 2012 attendees will have the opportunity to go hands-on with Dishonored and Doom 3 BFG Edition, with a slew of exhibitors and speakers also announced.


Billed as "the ultimate video game festival" QuakeCon 2012 will kick off on August 2nd with the usual assortment of panels, exhibitors and a massive LAN party.

In addition to John Carmack's annual keynote, panels will cover topics including 'The Game of Making Games', 'Designing Multiplayer Games That Last' with panelists including id Software's Marty Stratton, Insomniac Games' Ted Price, and Valve's Chet Faliszek and Tom Leonard.

Notable exhibitors include Minecraft PVP and EDU, Modders Inc and CSN (Cyber Sports Net).

Most importantly though: QuakeCon 2012 will offer attendees a world first opportunity to play Dishonored and Doom 3 BFG Edition, both at the Bethesda booth.

QuakeCon takes place from August 2 until August 5 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas Texas. Hit up the QuakeCon site to register.