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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.

Screenshots

Quake III: Team Arena Windows Proximity mines - the best way to plant a trap.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows The TA-Engine looks amazing and way better than the original from Quake III Arena.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows I'm dead and that's the score board.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows We won - but I didn't make the final capture.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

Armchair Empire, The 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
ComputerGamers.com Mar 05, 2001 88 out of 100 88
GameZone Dec 22, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2001 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 2001 79 out of 100 79
PC Gamer 2000 68 out of 100 68
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
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