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  • Summary: Dive headfirst into a dystopian world devoid of society, law, and order. RAGE 2 brings together two studio powerhouses Avalanche Studios, masters of open world insanity, and id Software, the gods of the first-person shooter to deliver a carnival of carnage where you can go anywhere, shootDive headfirst into a dystopian world devoid of society, law, and order. RAGE 2 brings together two studio powerhouses Avalanche Studios, masters of open world insanity, and id Software, the gods of the first-person shooter to deliver a carnival of carnage where you can go anywhere, shoot anything, and explode everything.

    THE LAST RANGER
    Bring the pain using a collection of upgradable weapons, devastating Nanotrite powers, and Overdrive, the ability to push your guns beyond their mechanical limits.

    PEDAL TO THE METAL
    From monster trucks to gyrocopters, use an assortment of rugged and wasteland-ready vehicles to speed across the badlands. If you see it, you can drive it.

    FACTIONS & FOES
    Fight against ferocious factions for control of the wasteland, each featuring a rogue's gallery of madmen, mutants, and monsters hungry for blood.

    THE WASTELAND AWAITS
    Seamlessly traverse a vast and varied landscape, from lush jungles and treacherous swamps to sun-scorched deserts in your pursuit of The Authority. The wasteland is massive, and you've got the arsenal to fight for every inch.
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  • Developer: id Software, Avalanche Studios
  • Genre(s): Action, Shooter, First-Person, Arcade
  • # of players: No Online Multiplayer
  • Cheats: On GameFAQs
  • Available On: Stadia
  • Rating: M
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 43
  2. Negative: 2 out of 43
  1. May 18, 2019
    85
    Rage 2 shines in its gunfights, driving sequences, and from the fun perks and upgrades that you can use. The open world is an invitation to exploration but still sometimes feels a bit empty.
  2. May 18, 2019
    80
    If narratively shallow yet entertaining movies are popcorn flicks, Rage 2 is the ultimate popcorn game, and that’s okay. At no point during my 15 hours running rampant around its post-apocalyptic wasteland did I feel the need to know more about a character’s subplot, or question the antagonist’s motives. I was too caught up in the spectacle of carnage to care.
  3. May 17, 2019
    75
    RAGE 2's unique visual style and genuinely fun gameplay mechanics ultimately outweigh a bit uninspired mission design, a disappointing story and at times flawed technical execution. If you can live with that, you'll absolutely have fun.
  4. May 18, 2019
    70
    The satisfying action and relentless chaos of Rage 2 peppers a formulaic open world with thrills.
  5. Jul 8, 2019
    65
    Rage 2 is a victim of a wave of technical issues and painfully average story but still manages to be one of the most fun FPS you can encounter and can provide you with your adrenaline shot for the day if needed.
  6. May 28, 2019
    60
    Rage 2 sadly epitomises everything that’s stale about the gaming market today, and while it’s by no means a bad game, it’s just one that should have released years ago, if at all.
  7. May 24, 2019
    40
    The outside looks good, but the moment you get close enough to interact with anything, it never ceases to reveal just how shallow it is. The missions, the few that actually exist, end the same way and are quite frequently unimpressive, the wasteland looks great but is boring to traverse and explore, and the few things that are good, like the combat, are mired with systems that are either a hassle to get access to or a hassle to deal with. It’s been a while since I have been genuinely disappointed with a game in almost every way. I don’t like this feeling. And neither will you.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 90 out of 203
  2. Negative: 63 out of 203
  1. May 14, 2019
    10
    It's like every other ID software game, you have to be in it for the combat. I rate it an 8/10 but put 10/10 to counter balance a bit. ForIt's like every other ID software game, you have to be in it for the combat. I rate it an 8/10 but put 10/10 to counter balance a bit. For some background i am typically a fan of most fps games like far cry as well as doom and Wolfenstein. It feels just like the previous rage but better in every way which is exactly what i was hoping for. The game runs perfect on PS4 and i haven't had a single issue so far. If you have similar tastes in games to what i have mentioned i would highly recommend picking up the game. Expand
  2. May 18, 2019
    10
    This game is just stupid fun. Best played with a scuf type controller to keep youre thumbs on the sticks. Zipping around with the navigationThis game is just stupid fun. Best played with a scuf type controller to keep youre thumbs on the sticks. Zipping around with the navigation abilities while shotgunning limbs off of the bad guys is the best. Arcade style driving takes some getting used to but fun when you do. Expand
  3. May 15, 2019
    9
    I seriously get anxiety reading these reviews. Why is everyone so negative and mean-spirited? You are all decent human beings aren't you? LetsI seriously get anxiety reading these reviews. Why is everyone so negative and mean-spirited? You are all decent human beings aren't you? Lets respect each other.

    Rage 2 is a good game created by a very talented team of game developers. If you are a fan of action/FPS games I would recommend it. Its a FUN game! And note that there is a bunch of free DLC coming down the road (including a mech suit). Most of the current paid DLC is cosmetic/time saving in nature...which is not a big deal. I'm just not sure why someone would buy this game full price at release, play it for two hours, and then review trash it the next day. (You'd probably be better served trash reviewing your money-management skills instead.) If you didn't like the game please be respectful to the developers and the metacritic community and give reasoned explanations for your dislike. For what this game aimed to be...it is a 9/10 gameplay. This single-player only game has extremely tight controls and is very fun to play.
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  4. Jan 8, 2020
    7
    Боёвка понравилась, исследовать открытый мир нет.
  5. May 14, 2019
    5
    Figured they were over compensating with all the bright colors and "wild" "goofy" "text poppy" trailers. As expected Its yet another BORINGFigured they were over compensating with all the bright colors and "wild" "goofy" "text poppy" trailers. As expected Its yet another BORING FPS game. Wish there was a Mad Max 2. Expand
  6. Aug 17, 2020
    4
    Buy this game! I had never played the original but when I was at GameStop I explained the style of games I liked and this was suggested asBuy this game! I had never played the original but when I was at GameStop I explained the style of games I liked and this was suggested as something I should purchase. I absolutely loved it. The vehicles are really cool and you can steal and drive anyone you want. You get a flying vehicle, motorcycles, two tanks and other vehicles. I thought this was cool. Your personal vehicle is armored and you can upgrade the heck out of it. Your weapons are really good and fun to use. It's an open-world style and you have tons of stuff to get into , it is a very long playing game. It's kind of snarky like how Borderlands was which makes it fun. The only thing that they do need to work on is maybe adding a team-mate in the sequel. You almost get teammates but they don't get to ride with you or do anything with you. If you choose to go down that path as a game creator, please make sure you give the teammates a lot of verbiage so their conversations don't become monotony like most video games. All in all, I was pleasantly surprised with this game. Most game creators these days are like lemmings , if one gets a stupid idea everyone else follows suit and puts as much dumb stuff in a video game as they can which becomes agonizing and restrictive. They went around the status quo and added as much fun in this game as they could. Good job! I intend to buy more of your products. Expand
  7. May 25, 2019
    0
    What? Who the beep would think this game WOULDN'T have, at the least, a co-op multiplayer? All of this hype and there's NO CO-OP, NOWhat? Who the beep would think this game WOULDN'T have, at the least, a co-op multiplayer? All of this hype and there's NO CO-OP, NO COMPETITIVE PVP, NO MULTIPLAYER WHATSOEVER, and the game is OVER in about 10 hours? No way in beep. What a total disappointment. Expand

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