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Rage: final gameplay trailer takes you into Jackal Canyon

Here's id Software's latest and last gameplay trailer for Rage, a preview of the “Recover the Decrypter” mission from the game's Jackal Canyon area. It's a break from the claustrophobic vault-infiltration we've seen plenty of so far, with the canyon's wide expanse and deep walls providing plenty of opportunity for long-range combat. Which is lucky, because an FPS without plenty of opportunities for sniper-rifle showboating ain't no FPS at all. Um, unless it's Doom.

id has been generous with the previews of Rage: this six-minute clip alone offers a look at racing, ranged and close combat, not to mention bizarre but ingenious barrel-dodging and balloon-shooting sections to break up the standard face-exploding fare. Rage releases on Oct 4 in North America and later next week in Europe and Australia.

Sep 29, 2011

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9 comments

  • e1337prodigy - September 30, 2011 1:41 p.m.

    Its like the player is attacking my workplace... ie a bunch of loonies "aye aye ayeee!!!".
  • Jacko415 - September 29, 2011 8:29 p.m.

    Ok well the graphics and scenery are awesome. But sadly, the rest of it especially the gameplay bring nothing new to the table. I feel like ive seen all of this so many times so its just boring. Looks pretty much like Borderlands just without the comedy and its not cell shaded. I will definatly pass on this one. P.S. WHAT THE HELL IS WITH GR SUDDENLY CENSORING COMMENTS!?!?!?! wooooooooooooooooow.... No F--k?
  • Brumbek - September 29, 2011 8:23 p.m.

    Whoa, that has horribly bad lip-syncing on that first NPC, and horrible cliched gesture animations when he talked. Wow...
  • rob619 - September 29, 2011 6:41 p.m.

    This does look cool, I dislike FPS, but this is fresh and unique take. The enemies look cool and agile and the environments look big. Better then COD and Battlefields, those are a bore now, come on!
  • bebl09 - September 29, 2011 5:33 p.m.

    It looks awesome, although it was hard to tell through your crappy video player, GR. I had to keep skipping back cause the audio and video quality constantly drops to almost unwatchable levels...
  • Turboash - September 29, 2011 5:19 p.m.

    Sweet Jeebus that's pretty. Hopefully the vehicles don't handle like crap (I'm looking at YOU GTA4).
  • Jacko415 - October 2, 2011 3:29 p.m.

    What are you talking about? Gta4's vehicles handled better than in most racing games. They were realistic
  • oufour - September 29, 2011 4:39 p.m.

    This excites me.
  • Taboo5289 - September 29, 2011 4:34 p.m.

    Well I have happily pre-ordered this beast, Oct. 4th needs to come now!

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