Quakecon 2009


Thursday, Aug.13 –
Sunday, Aug 16
Open 24 hours


August 21-22, 2009
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Penny Arcade Expo (PAX)
September 4-6, 2009
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Seattle, WA

See photos from the event in 3D with NVIDIA 3D Vision!
NVIDIA 3D Vision PowerPack - QuakeCon 2009 (14.2 MB)
Download this pack of exclusive stereoscopic 3D screenshots and relive the event in eye-popping 3D.

Instructions to view 3D Screenshots:
   - Make sure you have all the necessary NVIDIA 3D Vision or 3D Vision Discover hardware.
   - Install the latest NVIDIA 3D Vision CD v1.10 or higher installed.
   - Download the NVIDIA 3D Vision PowerPack - QuakeCon 2009 and run the EXE to install the slideshow.
   - Launch the slideshow by double clicking on the shortcut on your desktop called "NVIDIA 3D Vision
     PowerPack - QuakeCon 2009"
   - To navigate the slideshow: SPACEBAR (pause), PAGE UP\DOWN (next/previous screenshot), ESC (exit).

Learn more about NVIDIA 3D Vision

Escape the heat and visit NVIDIA @ Quakecon 2009!

The NVIDIA Gaming Bunker Returns to Quakecon
Powered by ASUS and Republic of Gamers, the NVIDIA Gaming Bunker is located at the entrance of the BYOC and open non-stop from the very first hour of Quakecon to the blurry-eyed end.  The NVIDIA Gaming Bunker is where you can

  • See the award-winning, eye-popping, have-to-pry-yourself-away 3D stereo goodness that works on over 400 games – NVIDIA 3D Vision
  • Check out an NVIDIA ION-based PC, the new breed of PCs that are small size but big on perf, powering some entertaining videos in full 1080p glory
  • Test drive the ASUS G51Vx and G71Gx notebooks and pwn a few buddies for some giggles while you’re at it
  • Catch up with NVIDIA and ASUS reps and find out about promotions that will win you great prizes!

Donate Your Power for Good
Ever want to use your powers (your GPU’s computing power that is) for good? Join the Quakecon&NVIDIA Folding@Home team! Folding@Home is a distributed computing project that uses the power of the masses to search for cures for all sorts of protein-folding related diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and many forms of cancer. To participate in Folding@Home is easy: Just download Folding@Home client and set your team to #169355. Our team name is “Quakecon&NVIDIA.” While you’re away from your PC, turn on Folding@Home and donate your GPU’s computing power for good. Help us reach our goal of 5000 work units while at Quakecon and the NVIDIA Foundation will donate $5,000 to support the Folding@Home effort. Best of all, if you’re on an NVIDIA GPU (or two), you’ll get there twice as fast! Check the status of our Folding@Home efforts at //fah-web.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/main.py?qtype=teampage&teamnum=169355


Give your eyes something to talk about. Play your favorite PC games in eye-popping 3D. NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ transforms hundreds of PC games, 3D movies and 3D digital photographs into a completely immersive experience. Learn more

PhysX® Gaming with GeForce®
NVIDIA® PhysX® technology delivers real-time, hyper-realistic physical and environmental gaming effects in the games you want to play today and tomorrow. “Canned” reactions are a thing of the past – PhysX-powered games comes to life with blazing explosions, reactive debris, realistic water, and lifelike character motion. Stop by the NVIDIA booth and experience the power of GPU accelerated PhysX gaming for yourself!
Learn more

Discover a new breed of PCs that are small in size but big in performance. NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processors turn up the visuals on compact, low-power PCs with up to 10X performance. Get full 1080p HD video, support for Windows 7, and up to 10x performance on the latest games and applications.
Achieve gaming glory with the exclusive ASUS G51Vx and G71Gx notebooks.
These aggressively-designed notebooks provide extreme performance with the sizzling NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 260M graphics card that leaves your competition in the dust.
Scheduled Activities – Win Great prizes!

Friday Aug 14 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm on the Main Stage – NVIDIA returns to the main stage in search for the Superheroes of Quakecon!  The ordinary mortals who can reveal their extraordinary powers and abilities, the relevant skills and the advanced equipment will be handsomely rewarded.  Be sure to stay for the special preview that will definitely give your eyes something to talk about! 

Saturday Aug 15 - noon to 1:30pm on the Main Stage – Come hear NVIDIA at the PC Perspective workshop.  We’ll be answering your questions and giving away fantastic prizes!

Saturday Aug 15 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm, Grapevine C Room – NVIDIA Technology Workshop.  Ever wonder what is going on inside your graphics card or what goes on behind the screen at NVIDIA?  Come see the latest NVIDIA technology and learn the details of how NVIDIA engineering teams are making gaming great.  We will explore 3D Vision and SLI technology and explode myths behind physics processing in modern games.  Prizes will reward the inquisitive or amusing audience participation!

Saturday Aug 15 – 4:00pm to 5:00pm, Grapevine C Room – NVIDIA Presents Case Modding with Modders-Inc.  Sick of your boring PC case?  Want to learn how you can do something about it? Join the expert modders of Modders-Inc. as they show you the advance case modding techniques they’ve used to make some of the world’s best case mods.