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Rage 2 opinions

Kr2019

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Is this game good? I finished Rage 1 on PC and it was awesome.
 
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I've never played it, and I never will. Not only is it a full-priced single-player game with microtransactions, but they locked cheat codes behind a paywall.
 

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Read yahtzee's review of it.

 
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I agree, Rage 1 was great. Cheat codes? For what?
Rage 2 seems also very awesome, assuming you're OK with all that pink neon. However, it seems you can switch that off or tone it down.
I doubt I'm gonna bother with it as allegedly I'll have to upgrade my whole rig to accommodate it.
Hopefully Googles Stadia platform will offer a reasonable solution.
 
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I agree, Rage 1 was great. Cheat codes? For what?
Rage 2 seems also very awesome, assuming you're OK with all that pink neon. However, it seems you can switch that off or tone it down.
I doubt I'm gonna bother with it as allegedly I'll have to upgrade my whole rig to accommodate it.
Hopefully Googles Stadia platform will offer a reasonable solution.
Some people had trouble with the Dusty 8 race and used a save game to get past it and progress with the game.
 
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Depends on what you´re looking for, but speaking of general qualities of a good single player experience, it is horrible.

- Incredibly bad pacing
- Flow of combat - basically, you start shooting, and at some point it stops
- world design and sense of presence/discovery is very weak
- narrative non existant
- dialogue meh
The Zero Punctuation review captures that nicely.

- outside the game itself; MTX, a DLC roadmap and lots of junk to make you do the same shit over and over again. The game is just not that interesting really and Rage 1 had the same issue. Its a straightforward shooter with weird RPG elements that are out of place. If you like that, Rage 2 is your game.

Why they ever made a sequel to this still puzzles me tbf
 

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Basically it just Mad Max but with guns and a Crysis style suit with abilities. That’s not a bad thing. I didn’t like the melee combat of Mad Max and gunplay in this is great. My talking car annoys me though.
 
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I liked Rage 1 + DLC but it was a one playthrough game. Won't be buying Rage 2.
 
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