Rage: Anarchy Edition

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Rage: Anarchy Edition

Rage: Anarchy Edition Customer Reviews

GBP 49.99

£49.99

Overall Rating : 4.41 / 5 (39 Reviews)

39 Reviews

  • 18 5 star reviews
  • 19 4 star reviews
  • 2 3 star reviews
  • 0 2 star reviews
  • 0 1 star reviews

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Overall Rating : 4.41 / 5 (39 Reviews)

39 Reviews

  • 18 5 star reviews
  • 19 4 star reviews
  • 2 3 star reviews
  • 0 2 star reviews
  • 0 1 star reviews

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Love it...just love it

5

I think I played enough to rate this game - it's solid 5 stars! It's not only among best looking games on consoles (if it's not the best), but it also has really interesting quests, great weapons, cool enemies and NPCs, nice vehicles etc. The only small drawback is the vehicle handling, but it's not a racing game either, so it's OK. The Anarchy Edition contains a few small updates which are quite nice (the shotgun sucks though). Not sure if these are needed since there are tons of items in the game without these updates, but at this price - buy the game without thinking.

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Rage: Anarchy Edition

5

Initially I was hesitant to pick up rage after demo, surely it looks impressive but I was turned down by the lack of cohesive story. The full game however, turned out to be one of the best game I played this year, gameplay is flawless, and you really feel the sense of desperation, which makes up for the story. It's fallout with a worse story and also less immersive but same desperation and better gameplay!

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RAGE

5

Rage: Anarchy Edition is such a great game!

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Clever Shooter

5

Rage: Anarchy Edition is a clever mix of FPS and RPG elements which work really well, better than any other game of this type. The weapons are interesting and balanced and encourage you to utilise all gun/ammo types. Enemies react intelligently and tactics used will differ between the various clans that you come across. On the negative side the game felt short with around 20 hours of gameplay for a thorough play through. The story is quite linear, side quests are easily stumbled upon while you traverse the main quest so you're not likely to miss much. Once you complete a quest in a particular area there is little incentive to return giving the feeling that these areas are "locked off" for the rest of the game. Vehicular combat can be fun at first if not a little repetitive after time. A good game.

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Rage is fantastic!!

5

Rage is amazing, the best looking game ever of Xbox 360, is a must buy for the gamers.

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Rage: Anarchy Edition

4

Rage takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where, reminiscent of Fallout 3, your character emerges from an underground arc many years after the disaster (in this cause a meteor impacting with Earth) to a world he no longer recognises. Any fan of Bethesda who is looking to buy this game having previously played Fallout 3 should be wary. Rage fits more in the FPS genre than the RPG genre. In fact, the only role playing elemenets present in Rage are side quests (which are fun but limited) and a crafting system which allows you to create weapons, medicines and tools. As a First Person Shooter, Rage is one of the most enjoyable games I have played recently. The enemy AI is more advanced than I have seen in other games for example, enemies will attempt to escape when they realise they are about to be defeated and attempt to ambush you later on if you do not give chase and finish them off. Additionally, there are two types of enemy. There are melee based enemies which will rush you and ranged enemies which will take cover and attack from afar. Rage also features advanced weaponry to make combat even more interesting. Typical to many shooters Rage features grenades, explosives and use of turrets. On top of this, however, Rage also makes use of electro bolts, mind control bolts and its original creation: Wingsticks. Wingsticks are basically boomerangs which are capable of beheading enemies or becoming lodged in their bodies, causing severe damage. These are incredibly useful when you find yourself being flanked or ambushed. Graphically, the game is quite stunning. Rage avoids the monotonous, dull colours of the Fallout 3 environment while also steering clear of Borderlands' bright, cheerful cartoonish art style. The environments vary from area to area with the Dead Citys ghoulish, blood dripping walls to Subway Town's mixture of the modern urban and dank sewer. Unlike in Borderlands, the use of vehicles feels far more natural to the game. With bandits patrolling almost every inch of the Wasteland, vehicles are your only chance of survival while traversing these plains. The combat is fun and easy to get used to and the addition of the racing mini-game is fun and addictive. You can then take the racing feature online and battle it out against other players and level up, adding a competitive aspect. You can also play a co-operative mode titled: Legends of the Wasteland. This mode allows you and a friend to play through several interesting short stories based in the Wasteland and includes a point system in which you gain bonus for achieving head shots, multiple kills, etc. My main issues with Rage are the lack of character customisation, a storyline which feels too linear and incomplete and limited side-quests. Many players have also complained about the auto-save feature which is infrequent. The end of the game is very lacklustre with no actual boss fight per se, the actual villain of the game is mentioned several times but does not appear in the game. As an RPG gamer I found the linear storyline to feel quite restricting but at the same time I appreciate that linearity is common in shooters. All in all I believe that the addition of DLC or even a sequel would give Rage a sense of finality that it currently lacks and apart from this Rage is a game well worth playing if you are a fan of shooters and dont mind the lack of RPG elements.

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Rage: Anarchy Edition

4

Rage is set in a post apocalyptic wasteland. You play as an Ark survivor who is rescued by a local - Dan Hagar, who helps you become accustomed to the 'New World', which is ruled by the mysterious 'Authority' after the space meteorite hit earth. Half the population of earth is now mutant. In the first few hours of the game, similarities between Fallout (One of Bethesda's other games) seep through into Rage. Possibly because of the similar controls, and similarly named items in the game. However, Bethesda have tweaked controls to make them easier to use, and gameplay has become less disjointed and lively compared to Fallout. id and Bethesda seemed to have pick up the best features of Bioshock 2 and added them into the mix, for example, picking up items and searching bodies. Everything about Rage is improved from various other games and added, resulting in a perfectly tuned gameplay system. The controls are relatively easy to handle and gameplay mechanics are smooth. When fighting you are fully satisfied with every kill you make, mainly because of the great sounds and unique recoil given off by every gun. This is also aided by the animations of the enemies, which are fluent and dynamic, enemies topple and fumble when shot in the according places. The gameplay is mostly involving and encourages you to play on. Whether it be earning money from quests to buy weapons, or winning races to buy new vehicle parts for your buggy, In the Anarchy Edition of Rage, 4 new items are available in the game, which are a valuable edition to the already massive arsenal of weapons. In the early stages of the game, you are awarded a Rat Rod (Adaptation of the buggy), a Double Barrel Shotgun, Fists Of Rage (that replace the ordinary fists) and the Crimson Elite Armour. In Rage, you travel about the wasteland in a buggy. The point-to-point travel does become slightly repetitive and can slow down the pace of the game. However, 'id' have made the missions and objectives interesting, unique and intense, constantly throwing new hurdles into the mix, like bigger and badder enemies and new plot developments. The game's graphics are not unique, but do feature some spectacular landscapes and imagery, and the cell shaded buildings and items do look vaguely cartoon-esque, but it works nicely together and creates a happier mood in the early stages of the game. Overall, Rage is an extremely detailed game with plenty to do, lots to find and heaps of content. Although, it does end abruptly and does not enable you to continue free roaming. I give this game a 4/5 for the great story, game modes and customization. But it doesn't quite get that 5* award for a graphics and point-to-point travel.

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Rage: Anarchy Edition

4

Rage plays like a cross between the old-style First Person Shooter (FPS) games, such as Quake, and Role Playing Game (RPG) titles such as Fallout 3. From the very beginning you are thrust into the post-apocalyptic world causd by an asteroid striking. By splitting the missions into RPG-style quests, and enabling you to take on quests in the order that you choose, the game gives an idea of non-linear gameplay, however, certain quests need completing to get later quests, such as completig Mutant Bash TV, in order to enter a race where you can win an upgraded car (the Cupriono) which allows you to then undertake missions for the Sheriff of Wellspring. The action is fast, starting with a trainer misison, working for the Hagan clan. Although the quest structure exists, it betrays its FPS routes, with linear missions to destoy bunkers. bringing vehicles into the game works well, and takes you between the missions nicely, whilst provding levels and missions of their own. All in all a very good game, easy to pick up, but with enough to keep you going. It may suffer from falling between the FPS and the RPG genre's, and not quite catering for either group of fans in the long run, but for fast actioned, zombie killing action, this game really hits the mark.

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An excellent shooter

4

The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where, reminiscent of Fallout 3, your character emerges from an underground arc many years after the disaster (in this cause a meteor impacting with Earth) to a world he no longer recognises. Any fan of Bethesda who is looking to buy this game having previously played Fallout 3 should be wary. Rage fits more in the FPS genre than the RPG genre. In fact, the only role playing elemenets present in Rage are side quests (which are fun but limited) and a crafting system which allows you to create weapons, medicines and tools. As an FPS Rage is one of the most enjoyable I have played recently. The enemy AI is more advanced than I have seen in other games for example, enemies will attempt to escape when they realise they are about to be defeated and attempt to ambush you later on if you do not give chase and finish them off. Additionally, there are two types of enemy. There are melee based enemies which will rush you and ranged enemies which will take cover and attack from afar. Rage also features advanced weaponry to make combat even more interesting. Typical to many shooters Rage features grenades, explosives and use of turrets. On top of this, however, Rage also makes use of electro bolts, mind control bolts and its original creation: Wingsticks. Wingsticks are basically boomerangs which are capable of beheading enemies or becoming lodged in their bodies, causing severe damage. These are incredibly useful when you find yourself being flanked or ambushed. Graphically, the game is quite stunning. Rage avoids the monotonous, dull colours of the Fallout 3 environment while also steering clear of Borderlands’ bright, cheerful cartoonish art style. The environments vary from area to area with the Dead City’s ghoulish, blood dripping walls to Subway Town’s mixture of the modern urban and dank sewer. Unlike in Borderlands, the use of vehicles feels far more natural to the game. With bandits patrolling almost every inch of the Wasteland, vehicles are your only chance of survival while traversing these plains. The combat is fun and easy to get used to and the addition of the racing mini-game is fun and addictive. You can then take the racing feature online and battle it out against other players and level up, adding a competitive aspect. You can also play a co-operative mode titled: Legends of the Wasteland. This mode allows you and a friend to play through several interesting short stories based in the Wasteland and includes a point system in which you gain bonus for achieving head shots, multiple kills, etc. My main issues with Rage are the lack of character customisation, a storyline which feels too linear and incomplete and limited side-quests. Many players have also complained about the auto-save feature which is infrequent. The end of the game is very lacklustre with no actual boss fight per se, the actual villain of the game is mentioned several times but does not appear in the game. As an RPG gamer I found the linear storyline to feel quite restricting but at the same time I appreciate that linearity is common in shooters. All in all I believe that the addition of DLC or even a sequel would give Rage a sense of finality that it currently lacks and apart from this Rage is a game well worth playing if you are a fan of shooters and don’t mind the lack of RPG elements.

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An excellent shooter

4

The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where, reminiscent of Fallout 3, your character emerges from an underground arc many years after the disaster (in this cause a meteor impacting with Earth) to a world he no longer recognises. Any fan of Bethesda who is looking to buy this game having previously played Fallout 3 should be wary. Rage fits more in the FPS genre than the RPG genre. In fact, the only role playing elemenets present in Rage are side quests (which are fun but limited) and a crafting system which allows you to create weapons, medicines and tools. As an FPS Rage is one of the most enjoyable I have played recently. The enemy AI is more advanced than I have seen in other games for example, enemies will attempt to escape when they realise they are about to be defeated and attempt to ambush you later on if you do not give chase and finish them off. Additionally, there are two types of enemy. There are melee based enemies which will rush you and ranged enemies which will take cover and attack from afar. Rage also features advanced weaponry to make combat even more interesting. Typical to many shooters Rage features grenades, explosives and use of turrets. On top of this, however, Rage also makes use of electro bolts, mind control bolts and its original creation: Wingsticks. Wingsticks are basically boomerangs which are capable of beheading enemies or becoming lodged in their bodies, causing severe damage. These are incredibly useful when you find yourself being flanked or ambushed. Graphically, the game is quite stunning. Rage avoids the monotonous, dull colours of the Fallout 3 environment while also steering clear of Borderlands’ bright, cheerful cartoonish art style. The environments vary from area to area with the Dead City’s ghoulish, blood dripping walls to Subway Town’s mixture of the modern urban and dank sewer. Unlike in Borderlands, the use of vehicles feels far more natural to the game. With bandits patrolling almost every inch of the Wasteland, vehicles are your only chance of survival while traversing these plains. The combat is fun and easy to get used to and the addition of the racing mini-game is fun and addictive. You can then take the racing feature online and battle it out against other players and level up, adding a competitive aspect. You can also play a co-operative mode titled: Legends of the Wasteland. This mode allows you and a friend to play through several interesting short stories based in the Wasteland and includes a point system in which you gain bonus for achieving head shots, multiple kills, etc. My main issues with Rage are the lack of character customisation, a storyline which feels too linear and incomplete and limited side-quests. Many players have also complained about the auto-save feature which is infrequent. The end of the game is very lacklustre with no actual boss fight per se, the actual villain of the game is mentioned several times but does not appear in the game. As an RPG gamer I found the linear storyline to feel quite restricting but at the same time I appreciate that linearity is common in shooters. All in all I believe that the addition of DLC or even a sequel would give Rage a sense of finality that it currently lacks and apart from this Rage is a game well worth playing if you are a fan of shooters and don’t mind the lack of RPG elements.

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