Excerpt: Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Bullfrog Players: 1-2 Players (up to 4 with Multitap) Memory Card Compatible: 77KB Dual Shock Vibration Compatible Da Introduction: The ever-popular Quake 3 makes its appearance on Sony's next generation console, the PS2. It is basically a port of both Quake 3 Arena and Quake 3 Team Arena, over from the PC.
Excerpt: The graphics in Quake III: Revolution are very, very sharp, and the game never lets up when it comes to the framerate. It is definitely one of the most gorgeous games that I've seen on the Playstation2, with a high resolution and almost no chug in the game. It's not perfect--the AI combatants move very jerkily, and a few of the effects, like the blood from a shotgun blast, strike me as weak--but nevertheless the game looks great.
Excerpt: To this day, many still say that Quake III: Arena is the best first-person shooter available on the PC, but more claim that Unreal Tournament is. So which one is it really? Well, it's really hard to decide, seeing as how the PC market is an ocean full of first-person shooters. But I guess when it comes down to it all, two games survive: Quake III: Arena and Unreal Tournament.
Excerpt: Porting a PC game that thrives because of its online focus onto a console with no online capabilities may seem like a pretty awful idea. Indeed, for owners of the PC game Quake III: Arena, Quake III Revolution for the PS2 will seem like a stripped down, pointless port, from the four-player limit to the inability to use the tools of the first-person shooter trade, a mouse and keyboard.
Excerpt: on PC around the world. With over 2.5 million copies sold id Software have created one of the biggest gaming franchises. The games haven't had it all to their own however with Epic Games releasing the very popular
Excerpt: L'un des plus célèbres shooters fait enfin son entrée sur PS2 avec l'arrivée de Quake 3 Revolution. Révolution, un bien grand mot pour un Q3A légèrement relooké et qui gagne au passage quelques options supplémentaires alors qu'il perd beaucoup de l'excellente maniabilité que lui accordait le PC.
Conclusion: Vous avez aimé Quake 3 sur Dreamcast ? Alors vous vénérerez cette version PlayStation 2 encore plus belle, fluide, maniable… Bien loin de la déception qui avait émaillé nos impressions sur Unreal Tournament version américaine, Quake 3 Revolution prouve avec brio que la PS2 peut offrir de superbes FPS dignes des plus grosses cartes graphiques.