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John Carmack Excited About Gaming and RAGE 2

John Carmack tells IndustryGamers that after all these years his enthusiasm for gaming may be at an all time high. "For the foreseeable future, Iím more excited about gaming right now than I have been in really a long time - probably than I have been ever," the id Software Technical Director tells them. "The technology is exciting, weíre doing fabulous things, itís just great on all sorts of levels. Iím far from burned out or feeling that the genres are tapped out." He describes enthusiasm for Tech 5, mentions they're already doing research on Tech 6, and makes slightly more concrete references to a RAGE sequel than his remarks during E3 to GameSpot that "it's certainly heading that way." This time around he says: "but Iím psyched for what weíre going to do in Rage 2, how weíre going to really play up some of the aspects that it turned out werenít our bread and butter, previously but added to the game. Thereís a lot more we can do here thatíll make it fun."

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8. Re: John Carmack Excited About Gaming and RAGE 2 Jul 27, 2011, 19:43 theyarecomingforyou
 
To me Rage looks very similar to everything else they've put out. The graphics don't look anything special; the vehicle physics is way off; the characters still look very wooden; there seems to be no focus on storytelling, a traditional weakness of id Software, etc.

Now I'm happy to be proved wrong but very few games have surprised me after I've watched a few videos of them. I felt the same about the Doom 3 previews and that turned out as badly as I expected. And I always preferred UT over Q3 from the earliest previews. I'm a hundred times more interested in Far Cry 3, Battlefield 3 and Skyrim.
 
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