Primal Rage

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A meteor struck the Earth and caused great chaos. Seven gods from ancient times awoke, and are now attempting to take control of the post-apocalyptic world.

Primal Rage is a one-on-one fighting game featuring dinosaurs and giant apes as the fighters. The graphics are done with digitized stop-motion animation. Gameplay is similar to Mortal Kombat in that it is viewed from a side perspective, and features deadly finishing moves at the end of the match.

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Continuing with the Mortal Kombat fiasco, Nintendo censored this game as well. Chaos' Golden Shower finishing move (you can figure it out) has been 'fixed' so that a CENSORED bar appears across the screen and Chaos freezes in his 'relief' position.

Planned sequel

There was going to be a sequel, Primal Rage 2, but due to poor sales it got cancelled. However, Atari felt it needed a sequel in one form or another, so a book written by John Vornholt, called Primal Rage: The Avatars, was created instead of a second game.

Information also contributed by Fighting Freak

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  • MobyGames ID: 5565


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Game added by quizzley7.

Genesis, SNES added by PCGamer77. Game Gear added by chirinea. SEGA 32X added by Kartanym. Amiga added by Martin Smith. Arcade added by Pseudo_Intellectual.

Additional contributors: CaptainCanuck, JudgeDeadd, LepricahnsGold, DreinIX, Rola.

Last modified February 22nd, 2023.