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Quake III: Team Arena (Windows)

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Description

Quake III: Team Arena is the official add-on to Quake III: Arena.

It adds a lot of multiplayer game types: Harvester, Overload and One Flag, all focused on team play. There is a selection of new power-ups aimed at introducing a class-based structure similar to Team Fortress. Three new weapons are available: a nail gun, a chain gun and a proximity mine launcher. There is also a batch of new levels, and a few graphical and sonic tweaks like the inclusion of Doppler-shift effects when rockets streak past your head. And finally there is a set of one-use items like Kamikaze (kills you in a colossal explosion, taking out anyone unfortunate to be around) and Invulnerability, which freezes you in mid-air and surrounds you with a near-impenetrable shield.

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Quake III: Team Arena Windows One of the new weapons
Quake III: Team Arena Windows We won - but I didn't make the final capture.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows Proximity mines - the best way to plant a trap.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "雷神之锤III:团队竞技场" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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id software has done it again.... ThE oNe (178) unrated

Critic Reviews

Fragland.net Sep 18, 2002 94 out of 100 94
GameZone Dec 22, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 17, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 12, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Dec 21, 2000 7.4 out of 10 74
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 01, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2001 7 out of 10 70
PC Gamer 2000 68 out of 100 68
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 19, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
All Game Guide 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

One of the clans in Quake III: Team Arena, The Strogg, is also an alien race in the Quake universe; they are the main enemy in Quake II and Quake 4. The names of three members of the clan, Enforcer, Icarus and Paracyte are also the names of three enemies in Quake II (the last one is called Parasite there).
Andrew Hartnett (2218) added Quake III: Team Arena (Windows) on Dec 30, 2000