"The fiend in his own shape is less hideous than when he rages in the beast of man."
What's this? A trailer for an id Software game that starts off with a quote from the Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "Young Goodman Brown"? Aren't I supposed to be able to turn off my brain off when firing up an id title?
Sure, the first minute and a half of this latest trailer is pretty convincing in letting us know that yes, there's more to Rage than just action. But it's the last minute or so that makes it very clear: Rage is definitely an id shooter, through and through.
RAGE, id Software's post apocalyptic shooter, can be played for free this weekend on Steam, and if you want to own it forever you can grab it for just $4.99. You have until Sunday at 1:00 PM Pacific time to play it for free, ...more
Bethesda has announced that the RAGE tool kit will be available later today via Steam, allowing users to create their own content for the game. It is apparently the "same tools used to create RAGE and its DLC, The Scorch...more
When a PEGI listing for new RAGE downloadable content surfaced months ago, it felt a bit late, considering the game released in October of last year. Still, the add-on seemed like something we'd be interested in checking out ...more
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John Carmack opened his annual QuakeCon ke...more
According to European ratings board PEGI, Bethesda is ready to publish downloadable content for RAGE, the id Software shooter that released late last year.
PEGI's listing reveals something called RAGE: The Scorchers was...more
We're in that wierd lull before Thanksgiving where not much is going on. You might be at home doing nothing. You could grab the Rage demo, as it's up today on Xbox Live. If you haven't tried it out yet, you should. It may not...more
Who better to give you insight into the weapons of id Software's post-apocalyptic shooter RAGE than Snoop Dogg? When this man tells you that something is capable of "taking off a motherf*cker's head," you trust him because he knows what he's talking about.
I love the random celebrity appearances that are a part of game marketing. The less sense they make, the better.more
RAGE was patched for PC shortly after launch, but it wasn't completely fixed. There have still been issues with blurring textures, but a new patch is on the way that will sort everything out.
"We have a bicubic-upsample+detai...more
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A large PC patch for RAGE arrived this weekend, aiming to fix the grotesque graphical issues that many users complained about. It also gives players some actual video settings to tweak, rather than stick with threadbare menus...more
Hanover Germany-based indie developer Reakktor Studios, creator of the newly released Early Access title TOXIKK, asks us to consider some interesting hypothetical scenarios:
In this thought experiment, ask yourself...more
I've fallen behind on Double Fine's developer-led Let's Play series Devs Play, but I can't resist jumping back in now, order be damned, for the episode about Doom featuring John Romero.
The id Software co-founder is joined b...more
I have a stable of around 30 people I raid with in Destiny regularly, but yesterday I picked the five I play with the most and set a scheduled time for the brand new Crota's End Hard Mode. Everyone showed up, and te...more