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    Quake (Series) Alternatives

    Quake is described as 'series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software' and is a popular First-Person Shooter in the Games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Quake for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Playstation. The best alternative is Xonotic, which is both free and Open Source. Other Quake like games are Half-Life (Paid), Unreal Tournament (Free, Open Source), Doom (Paid) and Warsow (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 22, 2021
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    Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software.
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    1. Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.
      Xonotic vs Quake opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Xonotic is a great alternative to Quake.
      It has fast paced gameplay, and the movement mechanics are incredibly good.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Half-Life (Series)

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      Half-Life is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Software, the company's debut product and the first in the Half-Life series. Represent entire series of Half-Life games including Half-Life, Half-Life 2.


    3. Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
      Unreal Tournament vs Quake opinions
      Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Quake.
      Quick gameplay with a very high skill seiling
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      mediaholdings Unreal is a another arena-style shooter. It's probably the only other one worth mentioning.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. Doom (Series)

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      Doom is a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell. Represent entire series of Doom games including Doom , Doom II: Hell on Earth, Final Doom, Doom 64, Doom 3, Doom (2016), Doom Eternal.
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      Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets.


    5. Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
    6. GZDoom (Series)

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      ZDoom is a family of enhanced ports of the Doom engine for running on modern operating systems. It runs on Windows, Linux, and OS X, and adds new features not found in the games as originally published by id Software. Represent entire series of GZDoom games.
    7. OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

      Discontinued

      Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

      OpenArena vs Quake opinions
      Almost everyone thinks OpenArena is a great alternative to Quake.
      Built around the same engine as Quake III. Contains a lot of action, speed and online modes.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    8. Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.
    9. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
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