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Images of Rage

Images of Rage

id Software has released these new images of Rage, their next FPS. They may look surprisingly small but I guess it's better than nothing.

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Commented on 2009-08-07 15:57:47
Amazing. PC-version?
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:01:45
Stunner
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:10:22
O.O
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:11:19 In reply to droezelke
Most likely.
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:24:56
I want a star wars pod racing game with those graphics.
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:29:50
Yeah for sure PC
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:37:37
If the final (Xbox) game looks ANYTHING like that I'll be shocked.
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:47:32
i have high hopes for this game. i hope it especially does well on the pc. all eyes are on you carmack, it's do or die now, no more excuses like with QW:ET.
Commented on 2009-08-07 16:59:29
It really is a shame that developers don't really bother with PC games these days when you see what the current hardware can achieve.
Commented on 2009-08-07 17:17:57
It looks good and bad...look at the fan...kind of cartooney...but, the other textures look good. and big time /agree there citizenx
Commented on 2009-08-07 17:26:52 In reply to citizenx
Posted by citizenx
It really is a shame that developers don't really bother with PC games these days when you see what the current hardware can achieve.
my sentiments exactly.
i guess there's project offset to look forward to.;)
Commented on 2009-08-07 17:36:47
their are pc games, lots of them, but the consoles get the attention, hell almost 99% of 360 games are also pc games or eventually become it...

hell i just ordered my new pc so i can get back into pc gaming, i felt like i was missing out, arma2, crysis and probably a dozen mmo's all will be mine soon, (core i7 920 + gtx275+6gb ram = funmachine, not a bad 700$ considering its been 6 years since i bought a pc)
Commented on 2009-08-07 17:37:57
Easily the most detailed game ever created as far as graphics are concerned. I wouldn't be at all surprized if these shots are from the console version either.
Commented on 2009-08-07 17:51:57 In reply to jmd749
Posted by jmd749
all eyes are on you carmack, it's do or die now, no more excuses like with QW:ET.
Yea right… or not because QW:ET is using the id Tech 4 Engine, was developed by Splash Damage and last but not least was a decent game and well received.

Awesome screens and I like how it reminds me of Mad Max.
Commented on 2009-08-07 19:54:58
Nice, this game comes out about the same time as when i'm planing to upgrade my computer.
Commented on 2009-08-07 20:26:58 In reply to Ishigami
Posted by Ishigami
Yea right… or not because QW:ET is using the id Tech 4 Engine, was developed by Splash Damage and last but not least was a decent game and well received.

Awesome screens and I like how it reminds me of Mad Max.
i'm fully aware that it was idtech4(i.e. doom3 engine) used, however it was also the first use of the megatexture tech, which underwhelmed. the pc version was somewhat well received, but the console versions sucked and flopped.

and i mentioned carmack for the obvious reason of him implementing the megatexture tech into the idtech4 engine used by QW:ET.

and let me clarify what i meant by my previous statement. rage is the game to showcase idtech 5 and make devs aware that idtech 5 is a viable and significantly enough better looking middleware engine graphically than UE3. it's a battle between 2 of the greatest programmers alive today, tim sweaney(epic games) and john carmack(id games). i hope at least bethesda uses the idtech5 for their future titles. it's only a matter now of optimising the code to take full advantage of the ps3's cell processor SPUs.
Commented on 2009-08-07 20:30:23
Very pretty and it's worth remembering Carmack has promised this game will run at 60 frames per second, even on consoles.

Carmack = best game coder in the world.
Commented on 2009-08-07 21:33:54
Those are pretty low res shots, I'd assume the console version looks at least that good.
Commented on 2009-08-07 22:25:03
These shots look fantastic. I really hope we see more games using tech5 in the near future.
Posted by jmd749
i hope at least bethesda uses the idtech5 for their future titles.
A tech5 Elder Scrolls would be awesome, but I don't see it happening anytime soon. Chances are ES5 has already been under development for at least a year now, and after getting so familiar with their current engine (that they've been using since Morrowind), I just have a hard time imaging Beth doing anything genuinely risky.
Commented on 2009-08-07 22:30:43
It’s not a battle.
First of all Sweeney mostly filled the role of the producer on the UE3 and did not much coding on it and secondly the UE3 will almost be 4 years old when Rage will be ready that is hardly a fair comparison.

It’s only matter of how good your PC is/will be at the time. Playing id games on consoles is blasphemy and should be dealt with by capital punishment.
Commented on 2009-08-08 00:44:02
these screens seem to be lacking any sort of post processing seen in the trailer...I think some dude on neogaf said these were taken by an artist to show textures or something....
Commented on 2009-08-08 01:24:00
These come from a technical presentation: http://s09.idav.ucdavis.edu/talks/05-JP_id_Tech_5_...
Commented on 2009-08-08 05:08:55
art style reminds me heaps of the last oddworld game....man that game was awesome and severely underrated.
hope this game turns out alright, would be fun to run and gun in those environments
Commented on 2009-08-08 07:05:02
This graphics are shocking even for the PC. I hope game will be interesting and exited. With a bit of rpg I hope.
Commented on 2009-08-08 10:51:12
Character models look considerably more weak than in past footage. Other than that it looks good
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