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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 The TA-Engine looks amazing and way better than the original from Quake III Arena.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows We won - but I didn't make the final capture.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows I'm dead and that's the score board.
Quake III: Team Arena Windows Taking down an enemy.

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

The Press Says

GameZone Dec 22, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpy Dec 15, 2000 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 17, 2001 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Feb 15, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Computer Games Magazine Jan 04, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Secret Service / New S Service Mar, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2001 3.5 out of 10 35

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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