The whole point of RAGE 2 is to cause as much mayhem as you possibly can as you battle for control of the wasteland. Whether you're taking on ultraviolent thugs, mutated experiments, backwater degenerates, wasteland samurais, authoritarian monsters, all manner of traps, and "smug" cliffs, you'll have very little help. In fact, it's you against everything, as the latest trailer shows.
The backwater degenerates you saw in the trailer are the River Hogs that control the Sekreto Wetlands with the help of their junkyard mechs. They're a combination of the Scorchers and Jackals that players met in RAGE. Despite the two factions being at war for years, the two gangs took refuge in the wetlands during the Abadon Mutie uprising and were forced to combine resources and tactics to survive.
They have a carefree existence where they take what they want and live life to its fullest, which is loosely translated as "sex, food, booze, music and thrills". They're not stupid, though. Their mechs have substantial armour and a range of heavy weapons, such as flamethrowers and rocket launchers. They themselves come equipped with large shields so they can get in close and use their strength to win the battle. They transport their supplies in smaller loads using airboats or monster trucks so there's less chance of losing too much equipment if something goes wrong.
Players will encounter the River Hogs and all of the enemies in the trailer when the game is released on May 14th. Just don't get too close to the edge of a smug cliff.
We don't have them yet, but we'll publish a story as soon as we pick up the RAGE 2 achievements.
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