Rage - News

May2019

  • Poll What Do You Think of RAGE 2?

    All the rage or just raging?

    RAGE 2 has been out for a good few days now, and so naturally we want to know what you lot think of it. The open world shooter was met with good-but-not-great critic reviews and to be totally honest, its arrival doesn't seem to have made much of a splash, but that's why poll articles like this one are important! What do...

  • Round Up RAGE 2 Reviews Aren't All Rock and Roll

    Not quite all the rage

    RAGE 2 reviews are beginning to roll out, and it looks as though the critical reception has been a little lukewarm. The open world shooter is largely being praised for its bombastic combat, but its plot, story length, and side content are being dinged. About what we all expected? In any case, we've compiled a number of...

  • News RAGE 2 Details Its Post-Launch Content Roadmap Through 2019

    Lots of free content, along with paid expansions

    RAGE 2 releases on Tuesday, promising tens of hours of explosive, joyful action. However, developer Avalanche Studios doesn't plan on stopping there after it announced a ton of post-launch content coming to the game over the coming months that'll extend the experience's legs through until at least the...

  • News RAGE 2's Launch Trailer Is Big, Loud, and Pretty Funny

    Bwaaaaw

    Where do we even start with this launch trailer for RAGE 2? What begins as a mishmash of gameplay footage turns into a mental self-aware comedy short about the property's history. We suppose that you'll just have to check it out for yourself. As for the actual game, it's out in just a few days, on the 14th May. Are you looking forward to...

  • News RAGE 2 Has Gone Gold, PS4 Pro Benefits Detailed

    Always believe in your soul

    With just under two weeks left until launch day, Bethesda has revealed RAGE 2 has gone gold. Development on this collaboration between id Software and Avalanche Studios has concluded, and the open world shooter is now ready for the big time. The publisher made the announcement over on its official site, where it also...

April2019

March2019

  • News RAGE 2 Trailer Details Crazy Abilities and Brutal Takedowns

    The wasteland superhero

    If people thought Far Cry: New Dawn ate RAGE 2's lunch last month, the latest trailer is sure to set the record straight once again. The new footage goes deep on the sort of abilities you can take advantage of in the post-apocalyptic wasteland, as well as some unforgiving melee takedowns not for the the squeamish. A sort of...

February2019

  • News New RAGE 2 PS4 Gameplay Footage Looks Colourful and Kinetic

    All the rage

    The combination of id Software and Avalanche Studios instantly makes RAGE 2 a game of interest. These two seemingly disparate studios have joined forces on the unlikely sequel, and while the reception has so far been fairly muted, it's hard to not be intrigued. Luckily, the game is looking pretty promising in this new gameplay video,...

January2019

December2018

August2018

  • Gamescom 2018 Uncut RAGE 2 Gameplay Shoots to Kill

    Bang bang

    IGN's nabbed 9 minutes of RAGE 2 gameplay at Gamescom 2018, and the whole thing's totally uncut. It's got hefty looking gunplay, a glimpse at some special abilities, and wingsticks. You know, that boomerang-style weapon from the first game. How do you think RAGE 2 is shaping up? Aim for the head in the comments section below.

  • News RAGE 2's Open World Map Will Be Fully Explorable From the Start

    Anywhere and everywhere

    Many of you reading this will have played open world games that aren't really all that open. Huge maps that are segmented into zones, and in order to gain access to those zones, you need to either work through the story or fulfil some kind of level requirement. Sound familiar? Apparently, this isn't something that RAGE 2...

  • News RAGE 2 Blows Up with 7 Minutes of Explosive Gameplay

    Ragin'

    DOOM Eternal may have been the big draw of Bethesda's keynote at QuakeCon 2018, but RAGE 2 also took to the stage with a solid seven minute gameplay trailer. It's got some narration that gives a bit of context to proceedings, and naturally, there's a lot of action. The shooting still looks especially punchy and the vehicular combat seems...

June2018

  • E3 2018 RAGE 2 Won't Have Multiplayer Modes

    Single player only

    RAGE 2, unlike its predecessor, won't contain any multiplayer modes when it arrives next year. The original RAGE had co-op and a vehicular combat mode, but developers id Software and Avalanche Studios are putting all their effort into a solo experience. Speaking with Eurogamer, Magnus Nedfors, a designer at Avalanche, said,...

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August2011

  • News RAGE Collector's Pack Exclusive To GAME

    The collector's pack for id Software's upcoming RAGE will be exclusive to GAME and GameStation, Bethesda has announced

    The package will include to Dark Horse comics that detail the events prior to the game, in addition to a 'Making Of' DVD and the downloadable content from the game's Anarchy Edition. The Anarchy Edition includes a Double Barrell shotgun, as well as some unique armour and a..

June2011

May2011

  • News RAGE Preorders Upgraded To The 'Anarchy Edition' In UK

    Bethesda's just let us know that all preorders for id's upcoming first-person-shooter-meets-car-combat affair, RAGE, will be upgraded to the "Anarchy Edition" in the UK

    The Anarchy Edition was announced during Bethesda's pre-E3 showcase last month and includes a bunch of in-game goodies. There's a double barrel shotgun, some elite armour, a pair of knuckle dusters and an exclusive buggy livery..

  • News Bethesda's RAGE Is Looking Seriously Purrrrdy In New Gameplay Trailer

    Bethesda's popped us over a new gameplay trailer for id's upcoming first-person shooter RAGE

    We haven't been convinced by the title's combination of first-person shooting and vehicular combat in the past, but it's slowly starting to win us over. There are not enough car combat games. Our initial distaste for RAGE's vehicular combat stemmed from the assumption that it would amount to nothing more..

January2011

  • News Bethesda's Brink Dated For May 20th In Europe

    May 20th will either be one of the best days for new video game releases, or worst depending on your wallet's flexibility

    Bethesda's slapped a May 20th release date (May 17th in North America) on ambitious multiplayer shooter Brink. Unfortunately, that's the same day as Rockstar's L.A. Noire. Decisions, decisions. The publisher's also put a June 3rd release date on Hunted: The Demon's Forge. Rage..

August2010

  • News id's Gorgeous RAGE Confirmed For September 2011

    RAGE may look like a bland reskin of Gearbox's Borderlands, but boy does it look like a pretty one

    During QuakeCon last night, id committed to a September release date for the post-apocalyptic shooter. The game will hit North America on September 13th, 2011. Europe will have an extra two day wait, as it'll hit store shelves September 15th there. RAGE has been a long time coming, but we suppose when..

July2010

August2009

  • News id Promise No More Monster Closets In Rage

    Doom 3 coined a phrase when it was released

    "Monster closets". The term refers to the way in which the game would spawn enemies if you reached a set point. Thankfully id have scrapped such design philosophy. Speaking with 1up, Rage lead designer Matt Hooper explained that enemies will be "doing whatever they're supposed to be doing. If they're supposed to be defending against you..

July2009

  • News PS3 Version Of Rage Not Looking So Hot Right Now

    Speaking with EDGE, id's John Carmack has stated some issues with getting his game Rage to run as well on the PS3 as on the XBOX 360 and PC

    While the 360/PC versions of the game are running at 60FPS, the PS3 is managing just 20FPS."The PS3 lags a little bit behind in terms of getting the performance out of it," Carmack explains. "The rasteriser is just a little bit slower - no two..