QuakeCon Shakes Up Hilton Anatole this Weekend

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DALLAS, TX -- Attention all gaming geeks: It’s time to get your gear and head to the Hilton Anatole for QuakeCon.

“QuakeCon was an event that really was started by a bunch of fans of Id and the games we make.” said Marty Stratton Executive Producer, with Id software.

The 20th annual con has taken it to the next level and is expected bring out nearly 8,000 people this weekend. Folks will get a chance to preview some of this years most anticipated games like Doom and Fallout 4.

“It's got a real big fan following, as you can obviously tell; there`s tons of people here out for it. I was here when Fallout New Vegas was released back several years ago," said Con goer Tyler Phillips.

For those who need something a little more hands on, PC gamers will download all over the place when they can BYOC.

“BYOC, bring your own computer, where 3,000 people hook their computers together and play games," Stratton said.

This is Joseph Maxwell’s first year at the Con and says he’s blown away with the BYOC. “I would describe it as a car show for computers. Some of them get really extravagant, especially with water cooling, which is sort of the Ferrari of computers.”

The event plays through Sunday and it’s  absolutely free, so game on folks!