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Not as much RAGE as I hoped for! PlayStation 3 Stijn Daneels (41)
Signature id and a fresh take on the FPS genre. Xbox 360 ResidentHazard (3252)
It could have been the best shooter in a very, very long time Xbox 360 CKeen The Great (142)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Macintosh Awaiting 1 votes...
PlayStation 3 4 4.2
Windows 17 3.4
Xbox 360 7 4.0
Combined MobyScore 28 3.6


The Press Says

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100
MacintoshAppletell
Overall, though, RAGE is truly a must-buy if you need a new kind of FPS that takes a much different route than what you may be used to. Even without the multiplayer (which doesn’t seem too exciting anyway), the $40 cost for this game is easily justifiable in the campaign alone. If the lack of multiplayer is an issue for you, you can always get the PC or console version instead, but as I said you wouldn’t be missing much without it anyway.
100
Xbox 360Gaming Nexus
RAGE is easily one of the best games of 2011. The game is stunningly gorgeous, the gameplay is incredibly varied, and the entire experience is insanely addictive. There is a ton to do and reason to go back again and again, which is something I love in a game. id Software is considered to be the company that created the modern day FPS and they show their expertise with RAGE.
100
Xbox 360Game Chronicles
Rage looks like a launch title for whatever system Xbox is planning for us next. I still can’t believe my six year old Xbox 360 is capable of delivering the graphics and the gameplay I’ve been enjoying for the past week. Rage is much more than just the best FPS experience I've had in 2011; it is a pivotal and redefining moment for the future of game design that will push your console further than anyone thought it could go. You don’t want to miss this.
100
Xbox 360DarkZero
Rage may not represent the gigantic leap into the next era of games that’s usually embodied by titles by id software, but it has reaffirmed their position as a premier developer when it comes to everything first person shooter-y. I’m sure those looking for a Borderlands/Fallout-esque experience are going to feel shortchanged. But really, how can you expect anything but a high-octane murder-em-up from the people that allowed us to fight a gigantic robotic Hitler all those years ago? A wonderful return from Carmack and his boys. Doom 4 now, please?
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Xbox 360GamingExcellence
Minor quibbles aside, we here at GamingExcellence have never been so happy to be so enraged. It's a great day for gaming when we can welcome id Software back into our living rooms and computer desks. RAGE is an easy candidate for the best game of the year, and was well worth the wait. Don't miss it.
96
PlayStation 3GamingExcellence
Minor quibbles aside, we here at GamingExcellence have never been so happy to be so enraged. It's a great day for gaming when we can welcome id Software back into our living rooms and computer desks. RAGE is an easy candidate for the best game of the year, and was well worth the wait. Don't miss it.
95
Xbox 360TeamXbox
So to close out this review of RAGE: While the game doesn’t necessarily introduce any kind of ground-breaking gameplay elements, what it does is perform some tried-and-true FPS staples (and some newer concepts too) at a very high level, and hits the mark an overwhelming majority of the time. I am happy to have this game in my collection, and believe that shooter fans the world over would be derelict in their responsibilities as gamers to not give this one a try. It is simply a fun game to play. I had a blast with it, and I hope you do the same as well.
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PlayStation 3PSX Extreme
RAGE doesn’t really do anything new. I’ll repeat that for those who are looking for the innovative and revolutionary. But what it does do is pretty damn incredible. It features an excellent FPS mechanic, surprisingly solid (if a bit loose) driving control, competent and diverse foes, unbelievably detailed environments, great audio, and an overall combination of multiple gameplay elements that gels into a cohesive, riveting production. The story isn’t much, there aren’t quite enough weapons, and that huge world seems smaller with roads and vehicles, but otherwise, this game is awesome.
91
PlayStation 33D Juegos
El siniestro, pero al mismo tiempo luminoso, futuro de id Software toma forma con el sobresaliente Rage. La elite de shooters que se han ido lanzando en este año 2011 tiene un nuevo miembro, y es que lo nuevo de los creadores de Quake o Doom es un lanzamiento fantástico que nos va a atrapar desde el primer momento con su adictivo planteamiento, su poderoso apartado jugable y su fenomenal acabado gráfico. Un videojuego al que sólo algunas pequeñas matizaciones han separado de ser imprescindible, y una de las grandes propuestas de esta recta final del 2011.
90
Xbox 360GamingLives
When you step back and admire the overall package it’s hard to find fault with Rage. Yes, at times it does try a bit too hard to be things that it isn’t but, for the most part, you’re presented with an incredibly refined and all round fun experience. The combat feels incredibly smooth and fluid, and I would go as far as to say that it’s flawless; this is FPS gameplay at its best and it helps cement id Software as the godfathers of the genre. It’s only when you start to factor in the vehicles that control and handle brilliantly, memorable characters, excellent voice casting, solid multiplayer and a graphical prowess for a console game that is simply staggering that you begin to realise that just how much of a great game Rage actually is.
90
Xbox 360Brutal Gamer
RAGE is the first id game I have truly enjoyed since Quake II. It represents one of the finest titles they have put out and the idTech 5 engine shows great promise on its first outing. The game does suffer from that horrid popping and terrible close up textures. The mechanic of get job, drive ot level, do level, drive back could have used more variety over all as you’ll be ready for it to end come the end of you time. I put twenty glorious hours in to the single player of RAGE and I enjoyed every moment of it. If you want a great shooter that takes what was great of the old school shooter and slaps a next generation engine on it then I can not recommend RAGE any more highly.
90
Xbox 360Console Monster
RAGE has certainly delivered as a step forward in first person shooters and is a refreshing change from the same old games that are released year-in year-out. It’s a shame the main story isn’t a little longer and even doing all the side quests and finding all of the collectables, it still only lasts twenty-five hours or so. The ending will also leave you a little dissatisfied but overall the experience was short and sweet and most certainly worth the money, which is not something that can be said with a lot of releases these days.
90
Xbox 360Game Informer Magazine
Rage’s story and overworld design feel dated, but its heart-pounding gunplay is a nice change of pace in a market filled with “follow me” and pop-and-fire shooters. While light RPG elements are present, this is mainly a game for players who love challenging combat experiences.
90
PlayStation 3Game Informer Magazine
Rage’s story and overworld design feel dated, but its heart-pounding gunplay is a nice change of pace in a market filled with “follow me” and pop-and-fire shooters. While light RPG elements are present, this is mainly a game for players who love challenging combat experiences.
90
PlayStation 3Vandal Online
El Yermo que recorremos motorizados no es más que una serie de carreteras en las que nos peleamos con otros bandidos y que sirven para conectar las fases con las dos ciudades principales, pero sin mucho más que hacer o explorar. Esto puede decepcionar a los que se esperaban otra estructura de juego, pero realmente Rage es un título con un corazón muy clásico y honesto, pese a su pátina de modernidad y aparente libertad, que no es tal. Toneladas de intensa acción, divertida e impecable en su jugabilidad, gracias al perfecto control y la fluidez de sus 60 imágenes por segundo, acción marca de la casa y lo que mejor sabe hacer id Software. Sabiendo lo que nos vamos a encontrar, y para los amantes de la acción más visceral, todo un imprescindible.
90
PlayStation 3Playstation Universe
Rage is the complete package that fans of shooters, RPGs, and buggy racers have been waiting for. Combined with its jaw-dropping visual presentation, Rage easily one of the best games of the year.
90
PlayStation 3Cheat Code Central
Does RAGE push boundaries and set a new bar for future shooters to come? Not really. But it doesn't need to. Instead of trying to revolutionize a genre, id has given us another stellar game that's taken elements from a few different games, in many cases improved them, and seamlessly integrated them into RAGE's world. Everything about this game is polished to near-perfection: the guns feel satisfying and the quests aren't comprised of the lame "fetch this" or "go kill that" missions that many of us have grown tired of long ago. This is a game that manages the impressive feat of appealing to many different types of gamers without sacrificing any of its quality. Even if you're on the fence as to whether or not this is something you'd be interested in, I'm sure that if you give it a chance you'll find something worthwhile in the savage and exciting world that is RAGE.
90
WindowsGamers.at
Die allgemeine Vorfreude auf den jüngsten Spross der Softwareschmiede, die die Welt der interaktiven Unterhaltung mehrmals revolutionieren konnte, war groß. Man erwartete viel von Rage: wie immer bahnbrechende Technik, aber vor allem auch gameplaytechnisch mal gravierend anderes – Neues eben.
90
PlayStation 3Game industry News (GiN)
The bottom line is that I spent many days and nights playing Rage, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Coming from the almost tactical combat of New Vegas, it was nice to see I still had the chops for run-and-gun action. Rage many not be a truly open world; it's more of an open world that you can explore in bits and pieces. And it's not really an RPG, but more of a shooter and combat driver with RPG elements. But really, they got the mix almost perfect. Rage will get your adrenaline pumping, and is more than worth the price of admission. Rage earns 4.5 GiN Gems and my recommendation for fans of shooters and action titles.
90
WindowsGame Informer Magazine
Rage’s story and overworld design feel dated, but its heart-pounding gunplay is a nice change of pace in a market filled with “follow me” and pop-and-fire shooters. While light RPG elements are present, this is mainly a game for players who love challenging combat experiences.
90
WindowsGamingXP
Trotz inhaltlicher Schwächen stelle ich „RAGE“ als Ganzes ein positives Zeugnis aus. Allein als grafischer Meilenstein verdient der Titel Respekt und ich für meinen Teil hatte enormen Spaß beim Spielen. Leider ist „RAGE“ aber nur in Teilen das Gesamtkunstwerk, auf das wir alle gewartet haben. Für den einen Schritt, den der Titel in Sachen Grafik nach vor tut, geht er auf inhaltlicher Ebene zwei zurück. Dennoch werden meiner Erachtens 90 Prozent aller Spieler Spaß in der postapokalyptischen Welt von „RAGE“ haben. In diesem Sinne: „Smash the Authority!“
90
Windowsallaboutgames.co.uk
The story may not be all that engaging, but it never gets in the way of the tremendous action in RAGE. It's satisfying fun that does away with two-weapon limits and let's us decide how we want to fight. Let's hope we don't have to wait 7 more years for the next game.
90
Xbox 360Eurogamer.fr
Mais ce qui reste génial dans RAGE, c'est la cohérence de l'ensemble du jeu, ce formidable équilibre de plein de choses. On a vraiment un FPS riche, ouvert, que l'on aborde dans le sens que l'on souhaite. Je ne suis même pas sur qu'un autre FPS puisse se comparer à RAGE tant il est différent sur le fond. Et je crois que c'est la première fois de ma vie que j'ai envie de dire à iD : encore.
90
WindowsEurogamer.fr
Mais ce qui reste génial dans RAGE, c'est la cohérence de l'ensemble du jeu, ce formidable équilibre de plein de choses. On a vraiment un FPS riche, ouvert, que l'on aborde dans le sens que l'on souhaite. Je ne suis même pas sur qu'un autre FPS puisse se comparer à RAGE tant il est différent sur le fond. Et je crois que c'est la première fois de ma vie que j'ai envie de dire à iD : encore.
90
PlayStation 3Eurogamer.fr
Mais ce qui reste génial dans RAGE, c'est la cohérence de l'ensemble du jeu, ce formidable équilibre de plein de choses. On a vraiment un FPS riche, ouvert, que l'on aborde dans le sens que l'on souhaite. Je ne suis même pas sur qu'un autre FPS puisse se comparer à RAGE tant il est différent sur le fond. Et je crois que c'est la première fois de ma vie que j'ai envie de dire à iD : encore.
90
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
Mélangeant aussi allègrement qu'habilement modernité et gameplay old-school, Rage représente la parfaite évolution du FPS "à la id Software". Tout à la fois simple, monstrueusement efficace, brutal et d'une richesse rare pour ce qui reste un FPS linéaire évolué. On plie le genou devant les changements de rythme ou de mécaniques de jeu et la pluralité de l'arsenal, on s'agenouille même carrément rien que pour le boomerang wingstick, magique. Plus sommairement, on prend son pied grâce au feeling des armes qui nous fait oublier certains pistolets à billes devenus trop communs. Quelques défauts, lacunes dans la structure ou errances techniques, nous poussaient à limiter la note à 17, mais quand on met Rage face aux productions actuelles et récentes, on se dit que...
90
PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
Mélangeant aussi allègrement qu'habilement modernité et gameplay old-school, Rage représente la parfaite évolution du FPS "à la id Software". Tout à la fois simple, monstrueusement efficace, brutal et d'une richesse rare pour ce qui reste un FPS linéaire évolué. On plie le genou devant les changements de rythme ou de mécaniques de jeu et la pluralité de l'arsenal, on s'agenouille même carrément rien que pour le boomerang Wingstick, magique. Plus sommairement, on prend son pied grâce au feeling des armes qui nous fait oublier certains pistolets à billes devenus trop communs. Quelques défauts, lacunes dans la structure ou errances techniques, nous poussaient à limiter la note à 17, mais quand on met Rage face aux productions actuelles et récentes, on se dit que...
90
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Mélangeant aussi allègrement qu'habilement modernité et gameplay old-school, Rage représente la parfaite évolution du FPS "à la id Software". Tout à la fois simple, monstrueusement efficace, brutal et d'une richesse rare pour ce qui reste un FPS linéaire évolué. On plie le genou devant les changements de rythme ou de mécaniques de jeu et la pluralité de l'arsenal, on s'agenouille même carrément rien que pour le boomerang wingstick, magique. Plus sommairement, on prend son pied grâce au feeling des armes qui nous fait oublier certains pistolets à billes devenus trop communs. Quelques défauts, lacunes dans la structure ou errances techniques, nous poussaient à limiter la note à 17, mais quand on met Rage face aux productions actuelles et récentes, on se dit que...
89
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
As a fun and frenetic FPS, Rage delivers in spades. That the same can't be said for the game's story is a real shame. It's especially disappointing as Rage feels like it's building to a strong crescendo, before fizzling out like a damp firework. Rage veers incredibly close to greatness then, but ultimately fails to win itself a cigar.
89
WindowsMultiplayer.it
RAGE è un gran bel gioco, e su questo non si discute. È appassionante, tiene incollati alla sedia per ore, vanta un sistema di combattimento eccellente e un'intelligenza artificiale evoluta per quanto riguarda i nemici, peraltro divisi in un buon numero di differenti classi e tipologie. Gli elementi di contorno come le fasi racer risultano più divertenti di quanto ci si aspetterebbe, anche se basare il multiplayer competitivo unicamente su di essi ci è sembrata una scelta discutibile. Poco male: la campagna in single player dura come minimo il triplo rispetto all'attuale media degli FPS e ci sono ben nove missioni che è possibile affrontare in co-op con un amico. L'unico fronte su cui il titolo di id Software può deludere è quello tecnico, non per quanto realmente offre (che non è poco, anzi) ma piuttosto per ciò che gli utenti PC magari si aspettavano da Carmack e soci. È la fine di un'epoca?
88
WindowsSpazio Games
Prendete il contesto narrativo di Mad Max, aggiungeteci il feeling FPS dei prodotti id e spruzzategli sopra un pizzico di MotorStorm, con tanto di razzi e mitragliatrici a iosa. Shakerate il tutto. Avete ottenuto RAGE? No. Il valore complessivo di questo prodotto va ben al di là della semplice somma dei singoli elementi che lo compongono. Il nuovo pargolo id Software offre un'esperienza unica nel suo genere ed in grado di dare nuova linfa al genere FPS, sempre più simile a se stesso e schiavo di stereotipi e schemi limitanti. Benché sia per sua natura un ibrido sfacciato e controtendenza, RAGE è un titolo da consigliare a tutti gli amanti degli sparatutto “di quantità”, che sacrificano script e spettacolo sull'altare della sostanza e della voglia di libertà. Ovviamente, chi fosse interessato a narrazioni spettacolari e avide di informazioni e contenuti, si dovrà orientare su altri titoli.
88
WindowsMana Pool
Rage is a strong, amazing-looking game, worth playing through for the art on exhibit as much as the old-fashioned but still solid core gameplay. The legend of Id is not dead, and this is as much of an essential purchase for your FPS library as anything else they’ve ever done. It’s worth the cash, and it leaves a big impression, I’d say go for it.
87
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Rage ist keine Revolution. Rage ist kein Open-World-Spiel, Rage ist kein Rollenspiel. Rage ist einfach nur ein Ego-Shooter, der versucht, das lineare Geschehen mit Elementen anderer Genres aufzulockern. Wer also etwas anderes von Rage erwartet, wird enttäuscht, denn all diese zusätzlichen Elemente wirken bei näherer Betrachtung aufgesetzt und oberflächlich. Im Gegenzug: Sie stören aber auch zu keinem Zeitpunkt und verschleiern angenehm die Linearität des Ballerspiels. Für die Schießereien liebe ich Rage: Die sind gewaltig, spannend und erstklassig umgesetzt. Das Schießgefühl, das Erleben der Kämpfe, der Stress des Überlebens, die Handhabung jeder einzelnen Waffe liefert Rage bravurös ab, serviert einen Shooter, wie wir ihn schon lange nicht mehr gesehen haben. Wie Rage Schusswechsel zelebriert, verdient alleine schon eine Würdigung. Umso mehr ärgert mich die lieblose, nahezu nicht vorhandene Geschichte, die mit Logikfehlern und einem unwürdigen Ende einfach nur nervt.
87
Xbox 360Canadian Online Gamers Network
Rage is a game that once again shows that the programmers at id are truly technical magicians. The visuals and sound are such that they alone make this game worth looking at. In regards to the gameplay, Rage’s overall mechanics are solid, from the control of your character to the driving segments. The only downfall to the gameplay is that the story as a whole is not as strong as other games, but at least there is a story there to enjoy. Rage is a game that is definitely worth the price of admission, and a great start to the legacy of the id Tech 5 game technology.
87
MacintoshGames4Mac
Auch wenn ich der Meinung bin, dass id Software gerade im Bezug auf Story- und Spielgestaltung sehr viel verschenkt hat, bleibt RAGE trotzdem ein sehr guter Shooter, der viel zu bieten hat. Bei der Spielauswahl, die wir als Mac-User haben, stellt RAGE schon fast einen Pflichtkauf für alle Shooter-Fans dar. Zu beachten ist allerdings die Download-Größe von 13 GB, je nach Leitung sollte man also etwas Zeit mitbringen.
86
Windows3D Juegos
El siniestro, pero al mismo tiempo luminoso, futuro de id Software toma forma con el más que notable Rage. La elite de shooters que se han ido lanzando en este año 2011 ha estado a punto de tener un nuevo miembro en PC, y es que lo nuevo de los creadores de Quake o Doom es un título francamente bueno al que le ha faltado en esta versión una buena fase de testeo. Una de las grandes propuestas del 2011 que de momento queda frustrada, a la espera de actualizaciones y drivers, por su apartado tecnológico.
85
Xbox 360GamesCollection
Tirando le somme gli aspetti negativi possono essere ricercati solo nel fatto che il gameplay si attesti su basi classiche e la sensazione di trovarsi di fronte a qualcosa di già visto pesa sul voto finale. D’altro canto la spettacolarità grafica, unica nel suo genere, rapisce il giocatore e lo proietta in un mondo vivido e splendidamente curato che lo tiene impegnato per 12 ore buone! Consiglio agli amanti del genere di provare questo RAGE... specialmente se siete fan di ID Software: il loro tocco traspare da ogni granello di sabbia desertica!
85
MacintoshInside Mac Games (IMG)
Despite all that, Rage is an easy sell in the end. It looks amazing, is a blast to play and provides a wide variety of guns and gadgets to play with and clever AI to shoot at. The driving is impressively sharp and never gets boring. There are a few technical stumbles and bugs but nothing that truly gets in the way. It could also do with a more creative story and a true open world, but perhaps we will see these things in Rage 2 should it be made. It's not a deep game but it's an incredibly fun and thrilling one that's well worth your $40. Fans of a good shooter, arcade racing or id software won't want to miss out.
85
Xbox 360IGN
Rage proves a lot of what we already knew about id Software. The studio knows how to make great shooters and deliver incredible visuals and animations. With some of the elements we’re not as familiar with in id games like an emphasis on story, Rage isn’t as strong. The great controls and useful weapon upgrades help make Rage’s shooting parts a lot of fun, but the storyline fails to create any real tension and the game’s characters, friendly and hostile, never do or say anything memorable. As a result, Rage starts to drag toward the second half after most of the mechanics and upgrades are introduced because the fictional world isn’t very interesting. Despite the lack of genuinely exciting context, all the content packed into Rage is still a blast to play, including the surprisingly entertaining car combat mode and co-operative challenges. Rage isn’t revolutionary, but is an expertly crafted, beautiful shooter.
85
WindowsGameplanet
Rage is most definitely and demonstratively an id Software title; the combat alone pushes it to the top of the current crop of first-person shooters, and the visual splendour will likely keep it there for some time. It may lack the open-world versatility of S.T.A.L.K.E.R and Fallout 3, the weapon diversity and sheer madness of Borderlands, yet it manages to provide thrilling corridor action and surprisingly well crafted racing that reasserts id's lofty position in the studio charts. Developers once looked to id to glean an insight into the future of gaming, particularly from a technical standpoint. This still rings true, but the data is clearly flowing in one direction. The only real failings in Rage are indicative of a studio that hasn't looked closely enough at the structure of other titles that include storytelling and NPC interaction at a far more comprehensive level.
85
WindowsGame Chronicles
Still, it's pretty damned good. Despite its nods to other genres, Rage is a solid FPS. It might not quite hearken back to the oldest days of id, but it points towards something even better. I just hope that it won't take them eight more years to make their next game.
85
WindowsNZGamer
Ultimately, then, what you have here is a competently delivered title that's mostly very polished and packed with variety (despite the occasional revisit to previously cleared-out levels). It feels a bit schizophrenic in terms of the types of things you do and the way the title is pieced together, yet the individual components are all a lot of fun. It is, unfortunately, somewhat less than the sum of its parts. A good game and certainly worth experiencing, but not as cohesive or as impactful as what we were expecting the masters at id to deliver. Rather than raise the benchmark, as all of id's previous games have done, it fails to meet the lofty standards already set by some of its contemporaries.
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WindowsJeuxVideoPC.com
Avec Rage, ID Software nous prouve que le créateur de Doom sait toujours faire d’excellent FPS solos. Doté d’une durée de vie très généreuse pour le genre, d’un gameplay loin d’être parfait (quelques répétitions, passages en véhicule pas franchement trépidants) mais doté d’escarmouches jouissives et d’une direction artistique magnifique. Il serait dommage de passer à côté de ce qui est indéniablement le meilleur FPS solo de l’année.
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Xbox 360Armchair Empire, The
Rage's setting and environment have all the makings of a full-fledge gaming franchise or at least some solid downloadable content to populate the game world. It would be a shame to see all that effort creating a world go to waste. The shooting is good and the driving/car combat/racing aspects offer a lot of potential to fill out the world even more. As is, Rage is still recommended.
85
Xbox 360Softpedia
Bottom line, Rage is a must-have, must-play game. Many voices have stated that, due to the brief gameplay time, it’s just a demo flaunting id Software's new graphical engine. The game is shorter than expected, indeed, but I assure you, Rage is no demo. Looks are stunning and both the FPS and the car fights are a lot of fun. The complex AI and the huge open world make sure you don't get bored. In my opinion, Rage is a worthy successor of the famous Doom and Quake masterpieces. Even if it does not qualify as the game of the year, it's definitely in the top five. Overall, Rage is the proof that id Software still has a card to play in the ever-changing world of gaming.
85
PlayStation 3IGN
The great controls and useful weapon upgrades help make Rage’s shooting parts a lot of fun, but the storyline fails to create any real tension and the game’s characters, friendly and hostile, never do or say anything memorable. As a result, Rage starts to drag toward the second half after most of the mechanics and upgrades are introduced because the fictional world isn’t very interesting. Despite the lack of genuinely exciting context, all the content packed into Rage is still a blast to play, including the surprisingly entertaining car combat mode and co-operative challenges. Rage isn’t revolutionary, but is an expertly crafted, beautiful shooter.
85
WindowsIGN
The great controls and useful weapon upgrades help make Rage’s shooting parts a lot of fun, but the storyline fails to create any real tension and the game’s characters, friendly and hostile, never do or say anything memorable. As a result, Rage starts to drag toward the second half after most of the mechanics and upgrades are introduced because the fictional world isn’t very interesting. Despite the lack of genuinely exciting context, all the content packed into Rage is still a blast to play, including the surprisingly entertaining car combat mode and co-operative challenges. Rage isn’t revolutionary, but is an expertly crafted, beautiful shooter.
84
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Ich bin mit hohen Erwartungen an Rage herangegangen, sicher höheren als bei manch anderen Entwicklern. Immerhin reden wir hier vom neuen Spiel des Studios, das einst den Ego-Shooter erfunden hat. Der Name id Software verpflichtet. Klar, das Rumlaufen und Ballern funktioniert tadellos, die Auto-Rennen sind klasse, und auch die Grafik kann größtenteils überzeugen, streckenweise sogar richtig begeistern. Damit hat sich id Software auch einen Platz auf dem Siegertreppchen verdient. Aber für die Goldmedaille reicht es eben nicht. Die Story ist dünn und schlecht erzählt, einige Designentscheidungen wirken unpassend (nicht aufhebbare Waffen!), und sonderlich abwechslungsreich ist Rage ebenfalls nicht. Aber vor allem kann Rage über seine Schwächen längst nicht so geschickt hinwegtäuschen, wie die Bombast-Shooter à la Call of Duty oder Erzähl-Kolosse wie Bioshock.
83
PlayStation 34Players.de
Schade nur, dass man nach den hoffnungsvollen Intro-Auftakt direkt wieder die »Handlung? Nee, können wir nicht!«-Keule auspackt, denn die Geschichte ist bescheuert und voller Lücken, die größer sind als alles, was ein Asteroid je zurücklassen würde. Ärgerlich ist auch, dass die Welt zwar toll und groß, aber auch sehr leer ist - ein paar Sprungeinlagen hier, ein paar versteckte Objekte da, aber sonst dient das Ödland nur als Zeitvertreib zwischen Stadt und Mission. Sehr große Fragezeichen gehen auch in Richtung Mehrspielermodus: Koop schön und gut, aber kein Deathmatch? In einem Spiel von id Software? Dass ich das nochmal erleben würde! Am Ende ist und bleibt Rage ein guter Shooter, der sich keine groben Schnitzer erlaubt, aber auch weniger bemerkenswert ist, als er zunächst aussieht.
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Windows4Players.de
Schade nur, dass man nach den hoffnungsvollen Intro-Auftakt direkt wieder die »Handlung? Nee, können wir nicht!«-Keule auspackt, denn die Geschichte ist bescheuert und voller Lücken, die größer sind als alles, was ein Asteroid je zurücklassen würde. Ärgerlich ist auch, dass die Welt zwar toll und groß, aber auch sehr leer ist - ein paar Sprungeinlagen hier, ein paar versteckte Objekte da, aber sonst dient das Ödland nur als Zeitvertreib zwischen Stadt und Mission. Sehr große Fragezeichen gehen auch in Richtung Mehrspielermodus: Koop schön und gut, aber kein Deathmatch? In einem Spiel von id Software? Dass ich das nochmal erleben würde! Am Ende ist und bleibt Rage ein guter Shooter, der sich keine groben Schnitzer erlaubt, aber auch weniger bemerkenswert ist, als er zunächst aussieht.
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Xbox 3604Players.de
Schade nur, dass man nach den hoffnungsvollen Intro-Auftakt direkt wieder die »Handlung? Nee, können wir nicht!«-Keule auspackt, denn die Geschichte ist bescheuert und voller Lücken, die größer sind als alles, was ein Asteroid je zurücklassen würde. Ärgerlich ist auch, dass die Welt zwar toll und groß, aber auch sehr leer ist - ein paar Sprungeinlagen hier, ein paar versteckte Objekte da, aber sonst dient das Ödland nur als Zeitvertreib zwischen Stadt und Mission. Sehr große Fragezeichen gehen auch in Richtung Mehrspielermodus: Koop schön und gut, aber kein Deathmatch? In einem Spiel von id Software? Dass ich das nochmal erleben würde! Am Ende ist und bleibt Rage ein guter Shooter, der sich keine groben Schnitzer erlaubt, aber auch weniger bemerkenswert ist, als er zunächst aussieht.
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PlayStation 3GamingXP
Alles in allem bin ich zufrieden. Lange, sehr lange, fast schon zu lange mussten die Fans auf id Softwares „RAGE“ warten und das Warten hat sich trotz einiger Kritikpunkte, wie sprachloser Held oder schwache Bosskämpfe, gelohnt. Die Spielwelt bietet Ihnen eine Vielzahl von Möglichkeiten, um sich so richtig auszutoben. „RAGE“ ist ein grundsolider Shooter, bei dem die Action keinesfalls zu kurz kommt.
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Xbox 360OMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network
Overall, RAGE is another great shooter from id. The shortcomings in the single-player campaign don't derail the game, but unfortunately, the multiplayer experience is lacking in too many ways. It has no staying power and isn't recommended for anybody looking to spend hours playing against their friends online. Beautiful game? Check. Great game play? 80 percent. Enthralling story? 75 percent. Great multiplayer? Uh ... 10 percent?
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WindowsOMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network
Overall, RAGE is another great shooter from id. The shortcomings in the single-player campaign don't derail the game, but unfortunately, the multiplayer experience is lacking in too many ways. It has no staying power and isn't recommended for anybody looking to spend hours playing against their friends online. Beautiful game? Check. Great game play? 80 percent. Enthralling story? 75 percent. Great multiplayer? Uh ... 10 percent?
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PlayStation 3OMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network
Overall, RAGE is another great shooter from id. The shortcomings in the single-player campaign don't derail the game, but unfortunately, the multiplayer experience is lacking in too many ways. It has no staying power and isn't recommended for anybody looking to spend hours playing against their friends online. Beautiful game? Check. Great game play? 80 percent. Enthralling story? 75 percent. Great multiplayer? Uh ... 10 percent?
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Xbox 360Game Over Online
In the end, Rage reminds me a lot of Borderlands, another game that, while uniquely awesome in its own way, ultimately left me disappointed: same basic locale, same silent protagonist, same pseudo-open world, same focus on driving to missions, same side quest driven, bare-bones story. To be honest, the fact that Rage is a better shooter with much better vehicle controls is tempered by the lack of RPG elements that would allow you to invest in, or "own," your character. Instead, you're just sort of... there. Having a coherent story to drive the action is necessary, and while we certainly see a distinct lack of that in modern shooters, at least most have more than Rage offers in that regard. Don't get me wrong, Rage is a good game, and one that is certainly worth your time, but I couldn't help feeling like there were a string of missed opportunities to build on a solid foundation that left me not only wanting more, but wondering just how good it could have been.
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WindowsGame Over Online
In the end, Rage reminds me a lot of Borderlands, another game that, while uniquely awesome in its own way, ultimately left me disappointed: same basic locale, same silent protagonist, same pseudo-open world, same focus on driving to missions, same side quest driven, bare-bones story. To be honest, the fact that Rage is a better shooter with much better vehicle controls is tempered by the lack of RPG elements that would allow you to invest in, or "own," your character. Instead, you're just sort of... there. Having a coherent story to drive the action is necessary, and while we certainly see a distinct lack of that in modern shooters, at least most have more than Rage offers in that regard. Don't get me wrong, Rage is a good game, and one that is certainly worth your time, but I couldn't help feeling like there were a string of missed opportunities to build on a solid foundation that left me not only wanting more, but wondering just how good it could have been.
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PlayStation 3Game Over Online
In the end, Rage reminds me a lot of Borderlands, another game that, while uniquely awesome in its own way, ultimately left me disappointed: same basic locale, same silent protagonist, same pseudo-open world, same focus on driving to missions, same side quest driven, bare-bones story. To be honest, the fact that Rage is a better shooter with much better vehicle controls is tempered by the lack of RPG elements that would allow you to invest in, or "own," your character. Instead, you're just sort of... there. Having a coherent story to drive the action is necessary, and while we certainly see a distinct lack of that in modern shooters, at least most have more than Rage offers in that regard. Don't get me wrong, Rage is a good game, and one that is certainly worth your time, but I couldn't help feeling like there were a string of missed opportunities to build on a solid foundation that left me not only wanting more, but wondering just how good it could have been.
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PlayStation 3BlogCritics Magazine
Minor criticisms aside, this is a still damn fun game. It’s a lot like Doom in that sense, too: short on story, long on satisfaction. Oh, and speaking of Doom, there’s also a number of Doom references tucked away here, including an Easter Egg that teleports you to a very familiar-looking 16-bit Phobos topography (there’s also a weapon dubbed the “BFG”). You can also hear some opponents shouting out orders to frag you in some parts. Highly recommended.
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WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Id geeft ons wat je van id verwacht, een vlotte shooter met mooie graphics, maar laat steekjes vallen bij de verdere uitwerking. Misschien voor Doom 4 de RPG-elementen achterwege laten?
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MacintoshMacworld
Despite its state-of-the-art 3D graphics, Rage is really an old-fashioned shooter in the same mold as the now-ancient Doom and Quake. Don’t expect a deep, engaging storyline, but if you enjoy the simple pleasures of big guns and endless fragging then you’ll feel right at home amid Rage’s rubble-strewn landscapes.
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Windowsnewbreview.com
Buy it, play it, enjoy it, then come back with a buddy for double the fun and shoot for those high multi-player scores. Great stuff!
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PlayStation 3newbreview.com
Buy it, play it, enjoy it, then come back with a buddy for double the fun and shoot for those high multi-player scores. Great stuff!
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Xbox 360newbreview.com
Buy it, play it, enjoy it, then come back with a buddy for double the fun and shoot for those high multi-player scores. Great stuff!
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WindowsCheat Happens
Rage is a quality shooter that hits its mark most of the time, it's just disappointing that after all of the hype and all of the delays, it plays things so safe. Just when the game really starts to gain momentum, it starts to feel stale, and then abruptly ends. id has always been dependable for quality shooters -- they just can't all be that innovative.
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Xbox 360XboxFrance
Avec RAGE, ID Software nous prouve une nouvelle fois qu'ils ont un immense talent. Nous faire plonger dans un univers post-apocalyptique aussi soigné est un art dont il faut savoir se délecter. Malgré cela, le titre manque d'un scénario véritablement intéressant, d'un moteur physique aussi performant que le moteur graphique, ainsi que d'un petit soupçon de quelque chose pour en faire un jeu incontournable. En l'état, nous sommes en présence d'un excellent jeu, qui restera à n'en pas douter dans les mémoires, mais pas de la véritable bombe à laquelle nous nous attendions depuis trois ans. Dommage.
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PlayStation 3informaticien.be
RAGE est un très bon FPS. Reprenant les ingrédients des grands succès d'id Software agrémenté de quelques nouveautés bienvenues, le jeu offre une action non stop et une aventure d'une grande variété.
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Xbox 360GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies
Rage est une bien belle surprise qui arrive à point nommé. Bethedsa offre aux joueurs un FPS atypique, au caractère trempé, loin des titres dont le marketing est privilégié face à la qualité. A tous ceux qui ne se retrouvent pas dans un Battlefield 3 ou un Modern Warfare 3, Rage vous proposera de tirer sur tout ce qui bouge pour votre survie dans un environnement différent, sale aussi, mais très vivant. Rage se révèle riche, facile à prendre en main et très immersif. On ne demandait pas mieux pour prendre un peu l'air.
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Xbox 360Eurogamer.net (UK)
Judged on game design and content, then, it's slightly anachronistic, but as a toy box full of things you can only do in games, Rage is warm-hearted and refreshing. It's not going to change the world, but it does serve as a timely reminder of that other thing id Software games always did besides smashing through some new technological barrier. They made shooting things fun, and it's nice to have that back.
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PlayStation 3GameSpot
Though the story gets a bit too cliched, there is a robust amount of adventuring to be done in a world that rewards you for your attentions. Rage is a beautiful game that looks equally stunning with or without the hefty installation (which reduces the load times and is optional on the 360 but required on the PS3), so regardless of which platform you play on, you'll find a rich and rewarding adventure that sets a new visual standard for the postapocalyptic wasteland.
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Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.fr
Attendu de longue date par une multitude de joueurs, Rage ne déçoit pas. Techniquement très réussi et malgré une fin un rien décevante, il vient parfaitement souligner le fait qu’il est encore possible de proposer des jeux de qualité sur nos consoles vieillissantes sans décevoir les joueurs PC. Le titre d’id Software fait donc partie de ces jeux que vous vous devez de glisser dans votre machine en cette fin d’année chargée. Pour faire simple, Rage : l’essayer, c’est l’adopter !
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WindowsJeuxvideo.fr
Attendu de longue date par une multitude de joueurs, Rage ne déçoit pas. Techniquement très réussi et malgré une fin un rien décevante, il vient parfaitement souligner le fait qu’il est encore possible de proposer des jeux de qualité sur nos consoles vieillissantes sans décevoir les joueurs PC. Le titre d’id Software fait donc partie de ces jeux que vous vous devez de glisser dans votre machine en cette fin d’année chargée. Pour faire simple, Rage : l’essayer, c’est l’adopter !
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PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.fr
Attendu de longue date par une multitude de joueurs, Rage ne déçoit pas. Techniquement très réussi et malgré une fin un rien décevante, il vient parfaitement souligner le fait qu’il est encore possible de proposer des jeux de qualité sur nos consoles vieillissantes sans décevoir les joueurs PC. Le titre d’id Software fait donc partie de ces jeux que vous vous devez de glisser dans votre machine en cette fin d’année chargée. Pour faire simple, Rage : l’essayer, c’est l’adopter !
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Xbox 360Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
Rage was first shown as a tech demo back in 2007. That same year, id officially announced that the game was in development; offering up some details of the plot. Eschewing their penchant for dark, atmospheric corridor crawlers – it would set gamers loose on a wild, desolate wasteland. Since that time, a number of shooters have traveled Beyond Thunderdome, taking cues from the Mad Max series and a whole host of apocalyptic fiction. In fact, when I first laid eyes upon Gearbox’s Borderlands, I had to stop and look up Rage to be sure that I had really read all about John Carmack’s prized property in the first place. That’s the problem with long-gestating game development. In four years, what once looked innovative can come across as an also-ran. Rage may not do anything new but it certainly entertains, and sometimes that’s really all we’re screaming for.
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PlayStation 3Jeux Vidéo Network
Sur console, Rage n’atteint pas les sommets espérés, la faute à un manque global de diversité dans l’action et à une jouabilité pas vraiment adaptée à la console. Heureusement, l’Intelligence Artificielle brillante des ennemis conjuguée au dynamisme général des fusillades suffisent à faire du titre d’Id Software un FPS aussi plaisant que marginal.
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Xbox 360Jeux Vidéo Network
Sur console, Rage n’atteint pas les sommets espérés, la faute à un manque global de diversité dans l’action et à une jouabilité pas vraiment adaptée à la console. Heureusement, l’Intelligence Artificielle brillante des ennemis conjuguée au dynamisme général des fusillades suffisent à faire du titre d’Id Software un FPS aussi plaisant que marginal.
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Xbox 360Gameblog.fr
Au global, id Software livre un jeu plus que solide, qui aurait cependant mérité un 3e acte narratif un peu plus poussé, avec un scénario laissant un peu plus de place au mystère (j'aurais bien aimé découvrir par exemple tout un truc sur les circonstances de l'apocalypse), mais surtout doté d'une fin réussie. Reste qu'à jouer, on sent la maîtrise et le peaufinage du studio, qui réussit à allier FPS de grande qualité et côté ouvert d'un monde soigné, grâce à des séquences en véhicule très agréables et à de petites touches supplémentaires à tous les niveaux pour enrichir le gameplay et varier les plaisirs. Peut-être pas le meilleur titre du studio, mais un jeu de belle envergure tout de même.
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Xbox 360GameSpot
Though the story gets a bit too cliched, there is a robust amount of adventuring to be done in a world that rewards you for your attentions. Rage is a beautiful game that looks equally stunning with or without the hefty installation (which reduces the load times and is optional on the 360 but required on the PS3), so regardless of which platform you play on, you'll find a rich and rewarding adventure that sets a new visual standard for the postapocalyptic wasteland.
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Xbox 360Giant Bomb
Rage won't set new standards for game design, but if you want to drive and shoot in an incredible-looking wasteland, this is your game.
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WindowsGiant Bomb
Rage won't set new standards for game design, but if you want to drive and shoot in an incredible-looking wasteland, this is your game.
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PlayStation 3Giant Bomb
Rage won't set new standards for game design, but if you want to drive and shoot in an incredible-looking wasteland, this is your game.
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Xbox 360MAN!AC
Wenn bei Dragon Age oder Two Worlds II ein Kampf beginnt, bin ich schon nach Sekunden versucht, die Konsole auszuschalten – ich habe so viel Devil May Cry und Ninja Gaiden gespielt, dass ich die miesen Echtzeit-Kampfsysteme der meisten Rollenspiele kaum tolerieren kann. Das ging mir z.B. auch in Mass Effect so – hier war die Baller-Action meilenweit von der Qualität eines Gears entfernt. Warum ich Euch das erzähle? Weil bei Rage im Gegensatz zu den genannten Beispielen der Actionkern stimmt – die Schießereien steuern sich butterweich, die Waffen haben Dampf und Feinde sinken im Kugelhagel effektvoll zu Boden. Das bisschen Rollenspiel-Drumherum mit einer Oberwelt, kleinen Plaudereien oder dem Annehmen von Sidequests nehme ich gerne an. Außerdem versteht es id wie kaum ein anderer Entwickler, den Erhalt einer stärkeren Waffe zu zelebrieren – hier gibt es nicht schon in den ersten zehn Minuten ein Rotpunkt-Super-MG mit 800 Schuss Munition!
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Xbox 360GamingXP
“RAGE“ ist linear – okay! –, hat ein weniger als seichtes Gameplay-Gewässer – okay! –, richtig nervig widerstandsfähige Gegner mit einer nervigen KI – okay! –, aber als Pseudo-Rollenspiel so gut wie keine Hintergrundgeschichte bzw. Zielvorgabe und ein nerviges Speicherpunkt-System, wo Sie nie zu speichern vergessen dürfen, da Sie sonst bis zu 30 Minuten Spielzeit nachholen müssen? Was soll denn das? Mit „RAGE“ hat id Software zwar ein nettes Experiment mit abwechslungsreichen, einzeln recht attraktiven Elementen geschaffen, aber dennoch leider durch ein paar fatale Patzer am Ziel vorbeigeschossen. Hoffentlich klappt es beim nächsten Mal besser … ich hätte mir einfach mehr erhofft!
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Xbox 360Original Gamer
Rage is one of those games that have promise as a series even though the first game is kind of rocky. At about 10 hours of game time, the game can be easily beaten in a rental with a few more hours added on for co-op. I think Id Software made some great strides technically, but they missed the mark on certain aspects of the game, that is, those things that make it more enriching to the player like a good story or a big world with lots to see and do.
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PlayStation 3PlayFrance
Au final, ce RAGE laisse le sentiment d'une œuvre imparfaite que la réalisation de grande classe tente de camoufler. Côté pile : l'histoire est pratiquement inexistante, les passages en véhicules sont superflus et l'aspect jeu de rôle est limité à des allers-retours poussifs dans un monde ouvert mais limité en possibilités. Côté face : l'action est jouissive, l'armurerie est pleine de surprises, les ennemis refusent de se laisser tuer et le design général en met plein la vue de loin, un peu moins de près. Le nouvel Id Software est un bon jeu, tout à fait recommandable, mais on attendait un ensemble plus homogène.
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WindowsGameSpy
There's a lot to like about Rage, but for every good thing it does there's something equally annoying or dated, leading to a very uneven experience. Adroit fans of the first person shooter will still enjoy themselves, especially after the first couple of yawn-inducing hours pass and things really start hotting up, but it's not quite the masterpiece we know id were once capable of.
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WindowsLevel
Rage är ett varumärke som håller för många spel framöver. Grunderna är stabila och världen lika snyggt designad som den är ett imponerande tekniskt hantverk. Det som nu återstår är att gå steget längre och låta den växa till någonting mer än en gigantisk kuliss. Först då kan livet efter domedagen blomma upp på riktigt.
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WindowsCPU Gamer
Even factoring in the (token) multiplayer, Rage is a brief game in a small world, with two small towns and not much else. Despite my criticisms, the fact that I really want more says that ultimately this is a pretty good game, just with much unrealized potential. Perhaps if the game were larger, Bethesda’s ability to make a compelling story would kick in, and there’d be enough time to really investigate the crafting options. Perhaps given more time, they would have come up with ways to make the battles become more epic. As it is, Bethesda should definitely take some lessons here on how to make fights more exciting, while id would probably be better off simply abandoning the deeper role playing and story concepts attempted here, and focusing on what they’ve done so well in the past: making good shooters.
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WindowsGameSpot
Though the story gets a bit too cliched, there is a robust amount of adventuring to be done in a world that rewards you for your attention. It's a shame that your explorations are marred by Rage's technical shortcomings, and only time will tell how much patches will be able to fix these problems. Rage is better enjoyed on an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, but regardless of which platform you play on, it still offers a rich and rewarding adventure.
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WindowsFactornews
Rage est un bon, un très bon FPS même. Il possède un sacré catalogue de flingues et des ennemis variés qui donnent envie de leur tirer dessus. L'univers post-apo dans lequel prennent place ces affrontements, bien que pas très original, est probablement l'un des plus réussis qui soient grâce à une direction artistique bien chiadée. Malheureusement, Rage ne se contente pas d'être un FPS et tente d'offrir une expérience allant au-delà des fusillades incessantes, et c'est là que ça coince : les phases en véhicules sont tout simplement ratées, l'aspect RPG est plus que réduit et n'a pas grand intérêt, et le monde "ouvert" se compose finalement d'un désert où il n'y a rien à faire reliant les niveaux entre eux et de quelques villes où l'on passe en coup de vent pour récupérer ses missions. L'aspect technique enfin, sans être rebutant, reste assez décevant, surtout de la part d'un studio qui nous avait habitués à être toujours à la pointe de la technologie.
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WindowsSplitkick
At about the halfway point of RAGE, I thought I knew what I was going to write about with this review. It was going to be about how id Software abandoned the PC with RAGE and it took a couple patches to fix it; about how there’s no real open world, how the driving is kind of dumb, and how you backtrack way too much. I was going to harp on the fact that the enemies prioritize animation and won’t get knocked out of it if you keep shooting them. Instead, I’ll say that RAGE has problems. It’s married to old school design methodologies, puts the technology over game, but I’ll be damned if I didn’t walk away satisfied – even though I didn’t see Dopefish anywhere.
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WindowsBlogCritics Magazine
The fact the general gamer got a look in and a play seems an after-thought. Rage is not DNF bad by any means, but it's certainly not worth the full price and the hassle. Wait until there is a Steam sale after a bunch more patches, then consider it.
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PlayStation 3Gaming since 198x
Rage est super riche et possède un putain de potentiel, seulement il est très court même dans la plus grosse difficulté, et les phases de conduite sont d'un chiant sans égal.
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WindowsGaming since 198x
Rage est super riche et possède un putain de potentiel, seulement il est très court même dans la plus grosse difficulté, et les phases de conduite sont d'un chiant sans égal.
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Xbox 360Gaming since 198x
Rage est super riche et possède un putain de potentiel, seulement il est très court même dans la plus grosse difficulté, et les phases de conduite sont d'un chiant sans égal.
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Xbox 360Xboxygen
Finalement Rage n’est pas un mauvais bougre. Muni d’un fort potentiel, il souffre d’un manque de finition certain. Revisitant un genre qui souffre d’un manque cruel de créativité, tout en piochant dans le monde du Rpg post-apocalyptique, il n’en reste pas moins un jeu de tir rudement bien réalisé. On regrettera que Id Software ait joué la carte de l’oubli scénaristique qui même pour un FPS aurait permis un intérêt et une profondeur supplémentaires à un univers déjà bien sympathique, avec quelques tentatives d’humour disséminées çà et là, mais trop peu pour rendre le tout exceptionnel. C’est sans doutes à cause de ces détails que Rage ne sera pas relayé au titre de jeu “prenant” qui vous procure cette envie irrésistible de “reviens-y”. Le multijoueur, quant à lui, montre rapidement ses limites, mais reste globalement amusant. Il y a fort à parier que dans les mois qui viennent, le tout se voit enrichi par du contenu téléchargeable de plus ou moins bonne qualité...
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Xbox 360The A.V. Club
Most heartbreaking of all, especially to longtime id fans, is that id has created something so overtly familiar. Doom, Quake, and their various sequels gave the impression that id designers never bothered playing anything but their own games. Yet huge swaths of Rage are lifted wholesale from Fallout 3, Borderlands, and BioShock, making Rage forever veer between loving homage and blatant plagiarism. In the end, Rage is an insecure, overly busy game that tries too hard to be too many things, and winds up with a greasy sheen of flop-sweat on its brow.
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MacintoshMacLife
Unfortunately, the Mac version of Rage doesn’t offer multiplayer, but when you’re not gunning down mutants and bandits, Rage does include some noncampaign gameplay. There’s a racetrack in each of the game’s two biggest towns, where you earn tickets to exchange for better car equipment. The races are enjoyable enough, but outside of a few required face-offs to proceed with the story, there’s not much reason to return. The bottom line. Rage won’t capture the hearts of gamers looking for an original, deep experience, but it’s still a decent first-person shooter.
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Xbox 360GameAspect.com
Overall I was not impressed with Rage, the graphics are nice and the gameplay is entertaining but there is a lot that could have been added. A larger map that you can travel at your own pace, a level system for your character and the ability to customize weapons would have added a lot to the game. If you feel the need to play Rage I recommend renting it as their is almost no replay value to it.
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PlayStation 3GameAspect.com
Overall I was not impressed with Rage, the graphics are nice and the gameplay is entertaining but there is a lot that could have been added. A larger map that you can travel at your own pace, a level system for your character and the ability to customize weapons would have added a lot to the game. If you feel the need to play Rage I recommend renting it as their is almost no replay value to it.
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Xbox 360Svenska Dagbladet (SvD)
Rage är som ett snyggt men tomt paket: man blir glad av det stiliga omslaget och väldigt besviken över innehållet.
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WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Sic transit gloria mundi. Отцы FPS-жанра сползли в канаву к польским поделкам.