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The forces of Earth take the offensive in Quake IV, in an effort to eliminate the Strogg menace at its source, once and for all. The fourth edition of id's popular first-person shooter returns to its roots, to offer single-players an extensive adventure in the role of a soldier named Matthew Kane. Ultimately, Kane may be called upon to sacrifice a bit of his humanness, for the sake of humanity's ultimate victory.
While boasting substantial graphical and audio improvements as well, significant refinements to the A.I., the single-player portion of Quake IV holds true to the originals, and the story picks up where Quake II left off. The online multiplayer modes of Quake IV should feel much more reminiscent of Quake III, with their large weapon selection, diverse battle arenas, and intense, kill-or-be-killed gunplay.
Along with the main game and support materials, the Quake IV: Special DVD Edition package includes Quake II and its two expansion packs, Reckoning and Ground Zero. Also included is a "Making of Quake IV" documentary, featuring concept art and interviews with developers at id Software and Raven Software. ~ T.J. Deci, All Game Guide