id Software's Rage, developed by Bethesda Studios - the makers of Fallout 3, simply looks stunning with unbelievably realistic 3D graphics, dynamic lighting atmosphere and breathtaking visuals running on the powerful idTech5 Engine. This post-apocalyptic first-person-shooter reportedly bagged three game critics awards namely: best console game, best action game and "special commendation for graphics", at E3 2010 video game show held in Los Angeles.
Aptly, it took the second position behind Electronic Arts who bagged four awards: Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (best racing game), NBA Jam (best sports game), Rock Band 3 (best social/casual game) and The Old Republic (best RPG). Rage has been confirmed for the 2011 release on the following platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Mac.
The following is the list of Game Critics' E3 winners:
Best of Show
Best Handheld Game
God of War: Ghost of Sparta
(Ready at Dawn/Sony Santa Monica for PSP)
Best PC Game
Best Role Playing Game
Star Wars: The Old Republic
(BioWare Austin/LucasArts/EA for PC)
Best Sports Game
(EA Canada/EA Sports for Wii)
Best Strategy Game
(Firaxis/2K Games for PC)