Rage: review

Rage: review

Oct 12, 2011

Format: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: id Software Players: 1 – 4 Site: http://www.rage.com/ Silent takedowns have been slowly seeping into shooters ever since AI was granted a ‘blissfully unaware’ mode. Most of the time you need to sneak into neck sniffing distance of your target and...

Rage: QuakeCon Hands-On Preview

Rage: QuakeCon Hands-On Preview

Aug 9, 2011

If we told you that we recently had a chance to play an open-world post-apocalyptic first-person shooter with an emphasis on RPG elements and bloody combat, you’d likely ask “Which one?” In this case it would be id Software’s very own Rage, available to play at QuakeCon 2011 and a title that has every chance to shoot itself in the foot. We had...

ZeniMax acquires ex-Starbreeze Studios game devs

ZeniMax acquires ex-Starbreeze Studios game devs

Nov 11, 2010

ZeniMax Media, the parent company of games publisher Bethesda Softworks, has just announced that it has acquired Swedish game developer, MachineGames. MachineGames was founded in 2009 by former members of Starbreeze Studios, the team behind The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and The Darkness, both which met positive reception from critics....

Tim Willits is all the Rage

Tim Willits is all the Rage

Oct 11, 2010

What sort of man should I expect Tim Willits, the Creative Director for Rage, to be? Perhaps a slobbish Comic Book Guy style stereotype, given his hardcore PC gaming background. Then again, he worked on the Doom and Quake games; so perhaps you would expect an aloof business type, corrupted by the astounding success of id. When I meet him, Tim Willits is...

Bethesda gets publishing rights for Rage

Bethesda gets publishing rights for Rage

Dec 16, 2009

The post apocalyptic shooter, Rage, developed by id Software has just had its publishing rights nabbed by Bethesda, leaving its former publisher EA out in the cold. ZeniMax Media Inc is the parent company of both id Software and Bethesda, so it looks like every aspect of this game is going to be kept under the same corporate umbrella. We have been assured though...