id Software's Rage combines first-person shooting, vehicular action, and "open but directed" exploration in a post-apocalyptic world, to tell the story of Earth's wretched civilization after a cataclysmic meteor strike. Militaristic authority figures, freedom-fighting rebels, criminal raiders, and twisted mutants battle each other for control of the barren wasteland Earth has become. This is the first game to feature the new id Tech 5 engine.
"I don't expect a vibrant [iD Tech 5] mod scene," says father of modern FPS game technology.
Posted by Varsity on Aug 11th, 2009
Polish game magazine CD-Action have published an interview with John Carmark.
I call it an interview, but it's really him talking non-stop for half an hour about iD Tech 5, Enemy Territory, Rage, Doom 4, and, from 1:26 in the third video, why he thinks that the golden age of modding has already passed by:
And while you're here, don't miss the four new Rage screenshots from SIGGRAPH 2009: