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Primal Rage (SEGA Saturn)

Critic Score
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User Score
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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the SEGA Saturn release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.8
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Overall User Score (4 votes) 3.8

Critic Reviews

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GameFan Magazine
Primal Rage needs a major overhaul to compete in the ever-evolving world of fighting games. The overly complex control scheme coupled with slow, large characters just doesn't cut it in the gameplay department these days. Graphically of course, PR remains a great game and the Saturn version is hard to distinguish from the coin-op. That is, until you see the hurtin' FMV. The music is pretty weak too, but it always was.
Video Games & Computer Entertainment
All this aside, Primal Rage still isn't a great fighting game. None of the previous home versions have been able to capture the carnage of the arcade original, and sadly, neither has the Saturn.
The Video Game Critic
The animation is choppy and the collision detection is lousy. Certain dinosaurs, like the T-Rex, have a very limited number of attacks (mostly bite and tail), making the fights boring and repetitive. Blood flies and dust is kicked up, but it all looks terribly fake. Although you can pick up and eat human spectators to replenish your energy, it's difficult to do execute in the heat of battle, and thus is rarely a factor. Primal Rage was released on many consoles, but each one was the same: all style, no substance.