mark its arrival at PAX Prime, Bethesda has released a new trailer for id
Sotware’s upcoming role-play shooter, Rage. The clip takes you through the
structure of a typical mission, from the initial assignment to shootouts in
enemy territory. Based around the Gearheads, Rage’s most technology-focused
bandit clan, this mission offers a look at some of the game’s steampunk-style
tech, including deployable spider-guns and enemy jetpacks that can be used to
id isn’t shy about
showing its influences here, with the game’s look and feel running the gamut of
post-apocalyptic action titles before settling on Fallout 3/New Vegas as
notable points of comparison. Also worth mentioning is the Bulletstorm-esque
specialty-kill that closes the clip: with the FPS field far broader than it was
when id released Quake, Rage looks to incorporate plenty of touches from across
the genre. Here’s looking forward to the game’s October release, when players
will get a chance to see whether these incorporate into a comprehensive whole.
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