Previously called the "QUAKE 3 Engine" and one of the most successful licensed engines in history, id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such as Quake II Arena, Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix. id Tech 3 introduced shaders, curved surfaces, 32-bit color, special effects, bleeding-edge networking and super-smooth speedy hardware rendering.

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What better way to end a stressful working week than with a fistful of freedom! This week we have three fresh faces for everyone to enjoy along with an old favorite!

OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch first person shooter with a slew of game modes and a small arsenal of weapons - all the better to shoot with! Expect this shortcut to stay on your desktop for the foreseeable future! If gibbing is not your cup of tea why not give One Night 4 a go? ON4 is the long awaited sequel in the award winning horror series. It is the ultimate test of skill for fans of classic survival horror.

Up next on the freedom fun wheel is ONE DAY for Ched, a free hardcore corridor shooter. Blast your way through hordes of baddies slinging one liners and kicking some rear-end! Finally why not give Boson X -a new rotational runner - a spin?
Quantum jump from plank to plank as you hit critical velocity! How far can you go?

Come back next week as we roll out another foursome of freebies for the freedom admiring gamer!

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Quake III Arena

Quake III Arena Quake III Arena

Updated 4 days ago Released Dec 2, 1999 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Welcome to the Arena, where high-ranking warriors are transformed into spineless mush. Abandoning every ounce of common sense and any trace of doubt...

American McGee's Alice

American McGee's Alice American McGee's Alice

Updated 1 month ago Released Oct 4, 2000 Single Player Adventure

Step into the dark world of American McGee's twisted retelling of Alice in Wonderland.

Call of Duty: United Offensive

Call of Duty: United Offensive Call of Duty: United Offensive

Updated 1 month ago Released Sep 6, 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

The war that changed the world rages on, with 13 all-new single-player missions, 11 new multiplayer maps, and more intense action than ever before. Award-winning...

Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Return To Castle Wolfenstein Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Updated 2 months ago Released Nov 18, 2001 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

World War II rages and nations fall. SS head Himmler has Hitler's full backing to twist science and the occult into an army capable of annihilating the...

Call of Duty

Call of Duty Call of Duty

Updated 2 months ago Released Oct 24, 2003 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Call of Duty puts players in the shoes of a foot soldier in the American, British, and Russian armies during the Second World War. These soldiers aren't...

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ShouldBeNew Feb 16 2014, 4:00pm says:

Ummmmm Quake II Arena? Isn't it Quake III Arena?

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Elitesse Jun 11 2014, 7:23pm replied:

I was going to say that!

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GeorgieeeX Aug 12 2012, 12:43pm says:

Can you download this game engine ?

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Jackie362 Jun 7 2012, 9:16am says:

Great, I can make Free to Play game

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Goat‪ Apr 13 2012, 10:55am says:

This engine was also used with some of the consoles games like the 007 games for example, too bad they weren't available on pc though.

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FiredFox3 Feb 21 2012, 7:20am says:

WHERE IS McGee Alice ???

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InStars Jan 29 2012, 2:18pm says:

" Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such as Quake II Arena..."
We have a TYPO here! :D

But i'd love to see Quake II Arena though ;)

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leilei Feb 20 2012, 10:54pm replied:

GladiatorBot for Quake2's a pretty accurate approximation considering they're directly related

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Stoudemire15 Jul 28 2011, 11:23am says:

I really really wish someone.. someone can use this engine to remake the entire game of Heretic for us to play again of feeling of those childhood Nostalgia time.

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Rhyl3yMaster Oct 30 2011, 9:15pm replied:

Hmmm ill try!

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 8/10

Awesome lighting effects, a huge particles system, nice t&l and a really dynamical-gameplay, one of the best engines made by id tech.

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