Bethesda is pleased to reveal the full schedule of panels and game presentations taking place on the Ventrilo Main Stage during QuakeCon 2013, the ultimate video game festival.

This year, Besthesda will be  streaming John Carmack’s annual keynote, as well as other QuakeCon presentations – including the very first live gameplay stream of The Elder Scrolls Online – on

Bethesda has also added an additional presentation to the lineup that will also be streamed. On Saturday at 3:00pm, Hugo Martin, Art Director at id Software, will give a presentation on the work he created as a concept artist for the Jaegers, the giant humanoid mechs featured in the summer blockbuster movie, Pacific Rim.


Check the listings below for more details. (Please note: All times listed are Central Time.)

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THURSDAY, August 1st   

Welcome and Annual Keynote with John Carmack

4:30pm – Streaming Live

John Carmack, Technical Director | id Software

FRIDAY, August 2nd

The Evil Within | Gameplay Presentation

11:00am  QuakeCon Attendee Exclusive

Tango Gameworks

Demoed by Jason Bergman, Producer | Bethesda Softworks

The Elder Scrolls Online | Gameplay Presentation

12:30pm – Streaming Live

Paul Sage, Creative Director | ZeniMax Online Studios

Nick Konkle, Gameplay Lead | ZeniMax Online Studios

Rich Lambert, Lead Content Designer | ZeniMax Online Studios

Eric Bakutis, Content Lead | ZeniMax Online Studios

Gina Bruno, Community Coordinator | ZeniMax Online Studios

Wolfenstein: The New Order | Gameplay Presentation

2:00pm – QuakeCon Attendee Exclusive

Jens Matthies, Creative Director | MachineGames

Demoed by Andreas Öjerfors, Senior Gameplay Designer | MachineGames

GameTrailers’ Bonus Round with Geoff Keighley | Creating and Expanding the Virtual World

3:30pm – Streaming Live

Moderated by Geoff Keighley, GameTrailers TV

Principles of Lighting & Rendering with John Carmack

5:00pm – Streaming Live

John will present a lecture-style presentation on the physics of light transport and rendering. He will discuss how light behaves in the real world, and the approximations and compromises that are involved in simulating the behavior with computers. Note: not for the technically faint at heart.

SATURDAY, August 3rd

Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches | Game Presentation

11:00am – Streaming Live

Raphael Colantonio, Co-Creative Director | Arkane Studios

Ricardo Bare, Lead Designer | Arkane Studios

Seth Shain, Systems Designer/Associate Producer | Arkane Studios

PC Perspective Hardware Workshop

12:30pm – Streaming at


From Sketchbook to the Big Screen

3:00pm – Streaming Live

Hugo Martin | Art Director, Id Software

A concept artist for the Jaegers on Pacific Rim and now Art Director at id Software, Hugo will give a presentation of the work he created during the making of the film.

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