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Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Release Dates Confirmed

We're delighted to finally announce the official, confirmed release dates for Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars.

As revealed at QuakeCon '07 in Dallas, ETQW will be released in the EU on 28th September, and in the US on 2nd October 2007. Read the full press release here.

ETQW Nominations at Leipzig GC 07

We're delighted to learn that ETQW has been nominated for both Best PC Game and Best Online game at the Leipzig Games Convention awards. The Leipzig Games Convention is a big event in the industry calender, and we're very happy that ETQW has picked up two important nominations. Come and say hi at the Activision stand if you're in the area.

ETQW Makes Xbox 360 Debut At E3

The E3 Business and Media Summit took place in Los Angeles this month and among the attractions was the first-ever public showing of the Xbox 360 version of Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars. A brand-new official trailer is now available, showing gameplay from the Xbox 360 version. You can watch a high definition version of it over here at GameTrailers. Also on show was the PC version of ETQW, demonstrating the abilities of the computer-controlled opponents ("bots") on the Valley map. A number of media outlets stopped by over the course of the show to check out the game - you can read their impressions below:

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Goes Gold

We're very happy and proud to announce that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has gone gold! In non-game terms, this means that ETQW is done and has been sent off to manufacturing, where hundreds of thousands of dvds are being pressed at this very moment. The game will hit store shelves in Europe and Australia on September 28, with North America following on October 2. Splash Damage is currently hard at work on the ETQW demo, which will be released in the coming weeks. You can read the full press release announcing ETQW's gold status right here.

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Demo Released!

It's finally here! The Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars demo has been released and is available via the mirrors listed below. If you haven't been keeping up, you can find out all about the demo in this developer blog. You can also check out our Valley map guide for details on the demo map along with a few tips and tricks.

Important note for ATI users: You must download and install the latest Catalyst drivers (7.9 or later) in order to be able to run the Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars demo. The next revision of the ATI drivers is going to include the hotfix.

Hit the jump for a list of Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars demo mirrors!

ETQW Debuts As Best-Selling PC Game in the UK

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars debuted as the best-selling PC game last week in the United Kingdom, according to the latest UK sales charts. Even better, ETQW managed to take the top spot despite being on sale for just two days and knocked down the previous champ The Sims 2: Bon Voyage, along with World in Conflict and Medal of Honor: Airborne. The UK sales charts are compiled by ChartTrack and published by the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA for short) every week.

First Wave of ETQW Reviews and Awards!

Several magazines and online publications have already reviewed Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars and delivered their verdict. Here's a few of our favorites:

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars 1.4 Update Available

The wait is over! The Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars 1.4 update is now available via the in-game updater and these download sites. 1.4 comes with a massive list of new features, improvements, and fixes - an overview of the major features can be found in this ETQW dev blog update, while you can read through the full changelog on this page.

Another Batch of Great ETQW Reviews and Awards!

Last week we posted news about the first wave of great reviews and awards that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars received from the press. Since then, several major sites around the world have posted their impressions of the full game - here's our second list of great reviews and awards!

Even More Great ETQW Reviews and Awards!

A few weeks ago we posted the second wave of great reviews and awards that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has received from the press. Since then, yet more sites and magazines from around the world have posted their impressions on the full game. Here's our third list of great reviews and awards: