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  1. Oct 25, 2010
    10
    This game is one of the best online games. It still has a very active community online and its very competative. Ive been playing this game since 99 and it is still thriving with the same players. This game never gets old. I love launching someone into the air with a rocket and then shooting them down with a rail. There are all types of game modes to all weapons, only rail and other modsThis game is one of the best online games. It still has a very active community online and its very competative. Ive been playing this game since 99 and it is still thriving with the same players. This game never gets old. I love launching someone into the air with a rocket and then shooting them down with a rail. There are all types of game modes to all weapons, only rail and other mods that people come up. This is a very intense game, it might take some time to get used to the gameplay. The graphics to the game are great! You can customize things in the game to suit your style, for example you can choose a custom character or choose a default in game character, you can choose what your weapons look like and sound when you shoot them, there is just a bunch of things to change with the game. The single player part of the game just helps you practice and get ready when you actually face real people. There is no story to the single player. This game is for those people that have a few minutes to blow and want some intense action to blow it with. Make sure when you play all weapons mode that you bind your weapons to keys on the keyboard instead of scrolling through your weapons with the middle mouse wheel. This is a must have for any First Person Shooter lover. If you get it you wont regret it! Expand
  2. Jan 23, 2011
    10
    It's an excellent game in my opinion. Fast, complex skill-based gameplay like the Quake series (including, of course, Q3A) is a breath of fresh air these days, where games with snail-slow movement, nearly insta-gib weapons, RPG item unlocks, and regenerating health can still somehow be labeled "competitive".

    It is truly among the finest in the Deathmatch genre.
  3. Feb 21, 2014
    10
    One of the best shooter deathmatch games of it's time... and some would say beyond its time. This game is responsible for many an all-nighter with friends at LAN parties. Always a party favorite.
  4. Aug 11, 2011
    10
    Very simple and at the same time very addictive. Only gun, only enemies. Classics of the multiplayer action games. Every starting gamer should play this game at least once.
  5. Jul 31, 2011
    10
    What else is more to say? Its the best multiplayer game i've played in my opinion and brought a new and advanced new engine in 1999, a Engine that a lot of big video game companies used for about five or six years... and that's good.
  6. Aug 9, 2011
    10
    Quake 3 took Quake 2 to new heights and kept true to the game mechanics adding so much eyecandy and pioneered the item pickups that were scattered throughout the level such as haste, invisibility and invulnerability. Based on a pure and strict multiplayer platform, this game gave way to team mode options while still allowing players to create their own maps, sounds and 32 bit texturesQuake 3 took Quake 2 to new heights and kept true to the game mechanics adding so much eyecandy and pioneered the item pickups that were scattered throughout the level such as haste, invisibility and invulnerability. Based on a pure and strict multiplayer platform, this game gave way to team mode options while still allowing players to create their own maps, sounds and 32 bit textures versus quake2's 8bit textures giving the player a sense of flashy deathmatch arenas designed for the pro-killer.
    Gravity and propulsion debuted here and the developers took those new mechanics to never-before-seen heights. This community of players still thrives 12 years after it was created. Master this game and everything new will seem slow, boring and scripted.
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  7. Jun 28, 2012
    10
    A great game for allmost anything, Quake 3 may have lost some of its community but it still is addicting and fun to play and is still defining online shooters to this day.
  8. Jun 6, 2012
    9
    This is one of the best games to date, that never gets old. It brought some of the greatest times at LAN parties and recommend this addictive game to all.
  9. May 21, 2012
    10
    You can't say you know much about PC gaming if you aren't or haven't been a regular player of this one.

    A revolution! Introduced hundreds of thousands players to intense deathmatching, and set the standards for online gaming onwards. Although there were short attempts to replace it with quake 4 or painkiller, it remains the uncontested cybergaming standard. Thousands and thousands of
    You can't say you know much about PC gaming if you aren't or haven't been a regular player of this one.

    A revolution! Introduced hundreds of thousands players to intense deathmatching, and set the standards for online gaming onwards. Although there were short attempts to replace it with quake 4 or painkiller, it remains the uncontested cybergaming standard. Thousands and thousands of user- and pro-made maps have been published online, and new, always more impressive ones are still coming up in 2012!
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  10. May 24, 2012
    10
    Still the best game to date. No game has ever come close. All game developers should be required to have 5+ years quake 3 experience. Maybe then they'd stop pumping out such garbage. It's a shame kids these days don't get gaming experiences like this anymore.
  11. Oct 13, 2014
    10
    I think this was last perfect game from ID Soft. Spent thousands hours on this one, e-sport perfect, this game was really a joy to watch and play and i still play it from time to time and have lots of fun witch it.
  12. May 21, 2012
    0
    You can't say you know much about PC gaming if you aren't or haven't been a regular player of this one.

    A revolution! Introduced hundreds of thousands players to intense deathmatching, and set the standards for online gaming onwards. Although there were short attempts to replace it with quake 4 or painkiller, it remains the uncontested cybergaming standard. Thousands and thousands of
    You can't say you know much about PC gaming if you aren't or haven't been a regular player of this one.

    A revolution! Introduced hundreds of thousands players to intense deathmatching, and set the standards for online gaming onwards. Although there were short attempts to replace it with quake 4 or painkiller, it remains the uncontested cybergaming standard. Thousands and thousands of user- and pro-made maps have been published online, and new, always more impressive ones are still coming up in 2012!
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