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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.


Primal Rage Arcade Diablo makes Godzilla's roar
Primal Rage Game Gear Title Screen.
Primal Rage SEGA Saturn Bad Monkey!!
Primal Rage DOS Fight in ruins

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An underrated classic DOS Medicine Man (374)
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Critic Reviews

PC Joker DOS Sep, 1995 81 out of 100 81
GamePro (US) SEGA 32X Feb, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Oct, 1995 77 out of 100 77
Power Play DOS Oct, 1995 71 out of 100 71
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Games Genesis Aug, 1995 68 out of 100 68
Official UK PlayStation Magazine PlayStation 1996 5 out of 10 50
IGN PlayStation Nov 25, 1996 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic 3DO Sep 25, 2005 C 50
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Apr, 1996 4 out of 6 40


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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.

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