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I'm confused by the linear shooting reference, I thought RAGE was suppose to add this new AI where they all react differently to being attacked and when shot in places they move differently and all races performed in completely different wants in combat. So for it to be linear shooting wouldn't that mean you can just walk through it with the same tactics to kill every mob? I hope not because the AI combat was one of the things that was really going to draw me in...Unless he meant the game is linear
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I'm confused by the linear shooting reference, I thought RAGE was suppose to add this new AI where they all react differently to being attacked and when shot in places they move differently and all races performed in completely different wants in combat. So for it to be linear shooting wouldn't that mean you can just walk through it with the same tactics to kill every mob? I hope not because the AI combat was one of the things that was really going to draw me in...Unless he meant the game is linear
Combat is indeed supposed to have smarter AI than we're used to in most games, from what I've heard. I believe the "linear" reference in is terms of the story and where you go in the game, as opposed to something like Fallout 3 where you can choose to travel anywhere you get get to, and take missions and quests in any order (except for the main story). It sounds like Rage is more of an FPS than an RPG. I was hoping for equal parts FPS/RPG, but it still looks like fun anyway.
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...the great majority of reviews placed it between 8/10 and 9/10.
every shiny new shooter game gets 8-9/10 Ratings
shooters = mindless
same goes for most of the people that review them
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Combat is indeed supposed to have smarter AI than we're used to in most games, from what I've heard. I believe the "linear" reference in is terms of the story and where you go in the game, as opposed to something like Fallout 3 where you can choose to travel anywhere you get get to, and take missions and quests in any order (except for the main story). It sounds like Rage is more of an FPS than an RPG. I was hoping for equal parts FPS/RPG, but it still looks like fun anyway.
Yeah in the article he talks about the linear gameplay which I already expected, FO3 felt the same way even though "it was an open world". Just was confused by those words never heard of linear shooting lol
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This is the first bad review I've seen for the game, evryone else seems to think it's great and from the videos it seems so.
I posed this in the news, but some mod moved it to video game general. Don't know why.

Not all reviews are favorable...
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I posed this in the news, but some mod moved it to video game general. Don't know why.

Not all reviews are favorable...
This thread should be moved as well, all game reviews are opinion articles and not news.
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Yet there are people in this thread that base what they are gonna buy on the horribad reviews that pop up on games. It's all personal opinion, I haven't followed a review for a game since the '90s honestly and it hasn't bothered me at all. A lot of the games that got bad reviews over the years I have owned and thought they was great.

Closed minded people will be closed minded.
    
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People complaining about lack of save points are n00bs. Games back in the day didn't have save points galore, get used to it, makes the game more challenging or simply put, don't die!
 
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Yeah I remember Quake 4. Two really cool sequences surrounded by 75% copy pasta.
Quake 4 wasnt done by id.
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I'm calling this review BS, of 25 reviewing sites the average score is 8/10, I'm quite interested in this game, its the 1st time I see such a huge game like this 20gb~ thats freaking huge, and thank god might be the beginning of new era for pc games, haven't play it yet, I'll buy it on steam when the price drops a bit, and all the bugs get sort it out, but Rage its sure contestant for benchmarking game, after all those issues get fixed, lets see how far it pushes pc hardware.
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