Continuing the storyline from Quake II (1997), once again it's up to you to engage the alien race known as the Strogg.


Eric Biessman


Robert Love (script)




Cast overview:
Peter Stormare ... Strauss (voice)
Charles Napier ... Harper (voice)
Michael Gannon Michael Gannon ... Voss (voice)
David Vincent ... Rhodes (voice) (as Dave Earnest)
Khary Payton ... Bidwell / Announcer (voice)
Danny Cooksey ... Anderson (voice)
André Sogliuzzo ... Cortez (voice) (as Andre Sogliuzzo)
Dimitri Diatchenko ... Sledge (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Morris (voice)
Kat Cressida ... Computer / Pilot VO (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Marines (voice)
Steve Blum ... Marines (voice) (as Steven Jay Blum)
Wally Wingert ... Marines (voice)
Andre Ware ... Marines (voice)

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During the bloody war between humans and the nightmarish race of the Strogg, a lone marine infiltrated the planet and assassinated their horrific leader. The humans discover that the Strogg are not so easily defeated, however, and that their only hope may rest on a marine that is no longer entirely human. Written by Chris

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Only the second game in the Quake series to feature the Strogg. The first being Quake 2. See more »


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Rhodes: [the dropship is heading towards the Strogg home planet] Holy shit! This is some ride, eh buddy? Who's the new guy?
Morris: Matthew Kane. One certified badass.
Strauss: A man like Kane could get us killed.
Morris: Shut the hell up, Strauss!
Voss: Gentlemen. Good news in the war against the Strogg. A lone marine battled through enemy lines and killed the Strogg's leader, the Makron. He's also disabled the planetary defence guns, so it's a ground-pounder's war from here on in. General Harper wants us to clear out a landing site for...
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Alternate Versions

German version was heavily modified to remove all traces of blood and gore. This went so far that the German version is incompatible with the normal version, meaning players with the German version can not play online against players with the normal version. See more »


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What i was waiting for.
30 June 2006 | by Raoul88See all my reviews

What a game, the emphasis on this game obviously was the single player, which indeed is awesome. It starts directly after Quake 2, which is a good thing even though that game has a fair few years behind it. Earth forces return again to battle the Stogg, a cybernetic race which is bent on destroying Humans. After the death of the Makeron in Quake 2 and with the assumption of earth forces that Strogg forces would be in disarray following the death of their previous leader(the Makeron), proved to be wrong. So, earth returns again in a much grand scale to their last attempt to stop the Strogg from wiping out Humanity.

You, are Matthew Kane one of Earths best soldiers in an elite fighting squad named Rhino. Your job is of course to assist in the destruction of the newly created Makeron and the Strogg, the game itself starts off pretty hectic. With a fair amount of assistance from co-soldiers. This does start to dwindle abit later during the course of the campaign, but still this remains to be a solid fps.

You are basically armed with all the weapons from Quake 2(except from a couple), obviously updated, but they keep the names of the originals(Hyper Blaster, Chain gun etc..). The game offers superb voice acting, which is lent by some of Hollywoods fine actors. Now those of you wondering if its just a Doom 3 rip off or anything like that, let me tell you, your wrong. This game has more action(which it was supposed to be)a better story line, better looking guns, better scripted events, HUMAN INTERACTION.

It has it's fair share of scares(hardly as much as Doom 3) and nifty scripted scenes, but does turn out to be a one man show towards the end. All in all this is a excellent game that all fps vets should have on their shelfs. If i was to sum up this game i would give it 9/10 it really is that good. SO GO BUY IT.

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