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The plight of the flamethrower man, care of Rage

Will the man with the flamethrower ever learn? As seen in the latest trailer for id Software's upcoming shooter, Rage, he clearly still hasn't. What's that, flamethrower man? You didn't realize your gas tank was explosive? Incorrigible, we say!...

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Rage and Rage HD (iOS) free for a week

We tend to give Facebook a lot of guff for its many, many menial labor simulators, but today, the social network gets a pass. As a way of thanking the 100,000 users that "Liked" the official Rage page on the service, id has made the iOS versions of the game (both classic and HD) free for the next...

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Buy Rage new and get free ... sewer access?

Sewer levels are frequently some of the most maligned in any action game, but in Rage they're a bonus. In an interview with Eurogamer, id creative director Tim Willits said that sewer hatches scattered across the landscape would be open for those who bought the game new, a perk those buying used...

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These Rage screens warn of a grizzled, bald future

id has sent along some new screens for Rage and they're quite grizzled. Meeting its quota for dirty bald dudes, this bundle of screens also packs a nice post-apocalyptic vista and a taste of future fashions. Deer horns as shoulder pads? Crazy!...

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Rage preview: On the road again

There are some very important things I want you to know right away about id Software's long-in-development id Tech 5 showcase, Rage. It is, unequivocally, a first-person shooter first, everything else second. The car handling is fine, as is the RPG-esque quest delivery. But it's clear...

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The violence-in-games debate 'didn't matter,' says Carmack

People have been arguing about violence in video games for as long as video games have had violence for people to argue about, and few titles have come under as much sustained fire as Id Software's Doom. It would stand to reason then, that John Carmack, a man who was instrumental in the game's...

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Rage 'The Dawn' trailer breaks over the horizon

Most of what we've seen from Rage so far has looked like your typical post-apocalyptic world: Lots of dust, freaks trying to kill you, and plenty of junk laying around some redneck encampment. But this behind-the-scenes segment for the game, called "The Dawn," changes the tune a little bit; it...

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Zenimax trademark 'Dishonored' points to potential new game

Bethesda Softworks parent company Zenimax has filed for an extension of a trademark for a potential new game called Dishonored. System Link just found the trademark, which extends to a few domain registrations -- all signs point to this being an unannounced game right now. Everything else at...

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Quake Live 'Premium Pak 4' update adds new maps, new server settings

Browser-based frag-em-up Quake Live keeps chugging along, as id's gone and announced the addition of some new premium content. Through "Premium Pak 4," players can access two new maps (Evolution and Three Story), along with 20 new premium awards and some advanced server mechanics, allowing players...

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id: RAGE would've been rushed 'if we weren't part of the Zenimax family'

The acquisition of id Software by Zenimax Media brought with it a slew of strong brands, but perhaps the most important is its 2011 game, RAGE. During an interview with GI.biz, id Software creative director Tim Willits brought up how important the game is to the developer internally: "There is a...

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