- Rage (video game)
title = Rage
caption = Recreation of the Rage tech demo logo from a game preview trailer at QuakeCon 2007
distributor = EA Distribution
id Tech 5
released = TBA
First-person shooter, Action[cite web|url=http://www.gamepro.com/microsoft/xbox360/48537/info.shtml|title="Rage" Profile Page|publisher= GamePro|accessdate=2008-08-01]
Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Blu-ray Disc, DVD
Gamepad, Keyboard/ mouse
"Rage" is a
first-person shooterand driving video gamein development by id Software. It will use the company's new id Tech 5engine. [citeweb |author=Shacknews |title=id Reveals Rage For PC, Mac, PS3 and 360 |url=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/48289] The game was announced on August 2, 2007at QuakeCon. On the same day, a trailer for the game was released by Gametrailers.com. [citeweb |work= GameTrailers|title=Quakecon RAGE trailer |url=http://www.gametrailers.com/player/usermovies/90994.html?playlist=featured]
Information available so far indicates that the game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world akin to those seen in the movies "
Mad Max" and " The Road Warrior", as well as the games "Fallout" and " Fallout 2".citeweb
title=QuakeCon 2007: Rage First Look
date= 2007-08-03] In an interview with "
GameSpot", designer Tim Willitsrevealed that the game is set in the near future following a comet collision with the earth. [citeweb
title=Rage Interview |url=http://www.gamespot.com/video/939980/6176219/rage-interview] Influences on the driving and racing gameplay include games such as "
MotorStorm" and "Burnout", according to another Willits interview by Shacknews. Players will be able to upgrade their cars with money won from races.citeweb
author= Remo, Chris
title=id's Tim Willits and Todd Hollenshead on Rage |url=http://www.shacknews.com/featuredarticle.x?id=519&page=2]
John Carmack told
Slashdotin 2007 that there is a Linux port under development, even if it's not yet ready for testing. [ [http://games.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=302231&cid=20671657 Is id Abandoning Linux?] from Slashdot] However, as with earlier games from the company, the Linux version will be offered as a separate download which requires the Windows disk's maps and game data to run.
July 14, 2008, id announced its decision to partner with Electronic Artsfor publication of "Rage". [ [http://blog.wired.com/games/2008/07/ea-id-team-to-p.html EA, id Join Forces for "Rage"] from Wired News] Regarding the status of the Linux port after this announcement, John Carmack said "It isn't a launch platform for us, but an executable may still show up." [ [http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11487 Phoronix forums, "John Carmack On Rage & Doom 4 For Linux"] ]
* [http://www.idsoftware.com/ id Software]
* [http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/48294 HD Rage Trailer]
* [http://news.teamxbox.com/xbox/17098/Rage-First-Images/ Concept Art]
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