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Rage screenshots show angry mutants and antler man

Rage

Here's a question that occurred to me as I giggled at the man wearing antlers in the new batch of Rage screenshots, why is Rage called Rage? The only people who seem especially angry are the mutants, but that's because they're confined underground and must pass their time carving ornate blades, tattooing themselves and lying in wait for wandering intruders, as is written in the bible of NPC villainy.

Cast your eyes over the new images below, fresh from id's mega-textured wasteland, and feel free to cure my ignorance in the comments.

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.