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RAGE goes digital on Xbox One

Id's RAGE was sort of a cross between Fallout and Borderlands, and there was plenty to do in the post-apocalyptic wasteland caused by an enormous meteor smashing into the earth. It had a pretty good driving engine for the Mad Max ...

 
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Get your RAGE on Xbox One!

One of the weirder promotional tie-ins can be found in id Software's RAGE from 2011. For some reason, Blake Griffin (from the LA Clippers) campaigned to be featured in the title and wound up getting a bobble head in the game. I hadn't heard...

 
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The Evil Within and Rage sold enough to warrant sequels

The headline says it all, check please. Just kidding. In an interview with Finder.com.au, Bethesda Softworks vice president Pete Hines enthusiastically said that The Evil Within made enough money to justify a sequel. He also thinks tha...

 
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RAGE free-to-play and on sale this weekend via Steam

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, and the sale ru...

 
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'The Scorchers' DLC finally makes it to RAGE next week

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 anyway. Now, ma...

 
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QuakeCon: Carmack apologizes about RAGE to PC gamers

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] John Carmack opened his annual QuakeCon keynote with an a...

 
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'The Scorchers' DLC possibly listed for RAGE

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 recently appro...

 
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Rage demo is now up on Xbox Live, PSN hits Dec. 6

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 have fully liv...

 
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Snoop Dogg talks RAGE's wasteland weaponry

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 wh...

 
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RAGE PC getting new patch to fix blurry textures

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+detail texture optio...

 
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Live show: Finishing RAGE on Mash Tactics

  [Not sure what Mash Tactics is? I've included a clip from a recent episode to show you just a glimpse of what you've been missing, you daft fool! You can see all of Destructoid's previously-aired live shows in o...

 
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RAGE patch available for PC

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. id Software j...

 
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id Software: PC isn't the market leader anymore

id Software's history with PC gaming led gamers to believe that RAGE's computer-based version would be a worthy product. Unfortunately, it released to the tune of angry customers thanks to it looking like garbage and running like sh*t for a...

 
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Live show: More Rage on Mash Tactics

[Not sure what Mash Tactics is? I've included a clip from a recent episode to show you just a glimpse of what you've been missing, you daft fool! You can see all of Destructoid's previously aired live shows in our archives.] Today...

 
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Not-Review: RAGE on PC is appalling

RAGE's release has been dominated by reports of the game running poorly on PC. Unfortunately, a PC version wasn't provided before we were able to run our review, but I've gotten my hands on a copy via Steam and played through the first miss...

 
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Problems with RAGE on PC? Grab these new AMD drivers

We've heard reports that PC users are going up against a number of technical issues with RAGE, which publisher Bethesda Softworks has attributed to driver problems. No matter the cause, it's disappointing to see any game -- especially one a...

 
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Live show: Calmly playing Rage on Mash Tactics

[Not sure what Mash Tactics is? I've included a clip from a recent episode to show you just a glimpse of what you've been missing, you daft fool! You can see all of Destructoid's previously aired live shows in our archives.] Today, M...

 
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RAGE said to be suffering on PC

You'd think that a graphically demanding shooter from id Software -- of all studios -- would be at its peak on PC, but according to a growing number of users, RAGE is a broken mess. Users around the 'net (including NeoGAF) are complaining o...

 
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Review: RAGE

It's been quite some time since id Software released a brand-new hatchling into the world. DOOM and Quake have kept it relevant through the years, but there's a new four-letter name on the cards, and that name is RAGE.  It's been four ...

 
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id Software pushes the importance of franchises

Rage isn't even out, but that's not about to stop id Software's Tim Willits from being hopeful that the game will be successful enough to warrant a sequel, and speaking more generally about the subject to GamesIndustry.biz. "You need to mak...

 
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RAGE: Three Xbox 360 discs, 8GB PS3 install

Never has the name RAGE been more appropriate for console gamers, with word that non-computer versions of id Software's upcoming shooter will have some controversial requirements -- whichever machine you pick.  The Xbox 360 versio...

 
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New RAGE trailer counts bodies like sheep

What would your Thursday be without some game footage set to A Perfect Circle songs? Rubbish, that's what! Bethesda has sent over a new trailer for the gorgeous looking RAGE, and it features "Counting Bodies Like Sheep To The Rhythm Of The...

 
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Cooperative carnage in Rage's Water Service

As it turns out, Rage has a co-op mode. In this mission, vile fiends have placed bombs throughout Wellspring in an attempt to destroy what's left of the water supply. There's an awful lot of running, gunning, and reloading. Seriously, whoe...

 
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Here are your RAGE PC system requirements

Bethesda has released the minimum and recommended specs for RAGE on PC. It's a gorgeous looking game, designed to showcase the new id Tech 5 engine, so you'll want to make sure your computer's swanky enough to take advantage of it if you ca...

 
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Rage's novel tie-in emerges from the Ark today

Some people are kind of interested in Rage, but only a little bit. For those people, you should know that Rage's novel tie-in is now available. The book follows the adventures of Lieutenant Nick Raine as he emerges from his protective Ark a...

 
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Rage gameplay trailer enters the Gearhead Vault

id may be done pushing out their behind the scenes videos, but that doesn't mean the Rage hype train is slowing down any time soon. The new gameplay trailer, Gearhead Vault, shows bits and pieces of on of the games missions in which your c...

 
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An evening with id Software at the Sydney Opera House

Unexpectedly, it seems the Sydney Opera House has become the place to be in Australia when it comes to videogames. RAGE creative director Tom Willits will be speaking at the venue on September 14 about the history of legendary dev...

 
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Interview: Talking Rage with Tim Willits

My interview with longtime id Software member Tim Willits began with my pitch for a Destructoid crossover-promotion with id and the Hilton that houses QuakeCon. It’s called “GET RAGED!” The rules are whoever trashes the...

 
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Buy RAGE used, miss out on extra content forever

RAGE will not be instituting an online pass, but it will feature codes for brand new buyers that will provide extra content. id Software's solution happens to be a great idea and an example of the sort of thing companies should be doing to ...

 
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Rage behind the scenes: The sound and art

Hey guys, heads up: The world of Rage isn't a place you'd want to take your parents on vacation. I know it's tempting with the game's myriad mutants and bandits, but you must resist. Meanwhile, in their newest behind the scenes trailer, th...

 
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Bethesda promises that RAGE runs fine on PS3

There has been some buzz around the Internet concerning the PS3 version of RAGE, with reports that the Blu-ray's latent loading is contributing to an inferior product. We contacted Bethesda to see if there was a real issue at play, but the ...

 
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Carmack 'frustrated' that 360, PS3 are weaker than PC

We all know that computers are more powerful than consoles, but id Software's John Carmack is sick of it. Citing the struggle to get RAGE running on PS3 and Xbox 360, Carmack has admitted to being "extremely frustrated" by hardware discrepa...

 
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Rage Xbox 360 install is 22GB

If you're looking to buy Rage on the Xbox 360 and you like to install your games, you're going to need to do a sh*tload of deletion first. id Software's John Carmack has stated that you'll need to shove 22GB of information down your 360's t...

 
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Preview: Hands-on with the first three hours of RAGE

Rage has a lot of pedigree behind it, which many people turn to when hyping it up. Conversely, a commensurately large group seems to be sleeping on the game, dismissively drawing comparisons to Fallout 3 and Borderlands. After getting ...

 
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New RAGE developer diary talks about story

Here's a new developer diary in which id Software discusses the story of RAGE. The video's titled "The Dawn" and it should help get you pumped for what's looking like a really exciting game.  Wonder how the world of RAGE gets destroye...

 
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RAGE special edition spotted in the wild

A special edition version of id Software's RAGE has been revealed by Australian retailer EB Games. It's priced at $108.00 in Australia Money and it's got some stuff in it! According to the product listing, RAGE's special edition will includ...

 
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First issue of Rage comic now available

The first of the three-issue comic series based on id Software's Rage is now available in comic stores.Written by Arvid Nelson and drawn by Andrew Mutti, the comics should give a bit more insight into the world of the upcoming shooter. Beca...

 
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Interview: Hollie versus id's Rage

Our own Miss Bennett got a chance to ask id Software about Rage at E3. The more I hear id talk about how they came up with Rage, the more it sounds like it is a game created around an engine and that they just decided to throw some fun stu...

 
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RAGE screens can be looked at if you click on them!

Here is the latest batch of screens for id's upcoming RAGE. In speaking to people on the E3 showfloor, the game was getting mixed reactions -- possibly because it was unfortunate enough to be playable directly after the ludicrously epic Sky...

 
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E3: id's John Carmack is already talking about Rage 2

Despite the fact that Rage doesn't release for another few months, you can't silence id Software's John Carmack. Not even when he wants to delve into sequel talk. GameSpot has quoted the technical director as saying "yes," the studio is pla...

 

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