John Carmack and id Software release RAGE for iPhone and iPad!

From the creator of the classic first person shooters Wolfenstein, Doom, and Quake comes RAGE for iPhone and iPad. John Carmack and id Software have just released their first game designed solely for iOS. This gory FPS has all the blood, mayhem, and edge-of-your seat action that fans have come to expect from Carmack. The game has been designed with jaw dropping graphics and has a special HD version specifically made for the iPhone 4's retina display.

RAGE comes to your mobile device with the hit of the wastelands, Mutant Bash TV! This intense first-person rail shooter casts you in the starring role of a post-apocalyptic game show where you’ll be stalked by hungry mutants while you scour pulse-pounding levels for ammo and cash pick-ups. Make a deal with J.K Stiles, the show’s menacing host, and see if you have what it takes to survive this carnage-filled carnival of death!

A universal binary for the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad, RAGE can be had in SD (standard definition) for $0.99 or HD (high definition) for only $1.99!! Will this be the killer iOS game of 2010? Check out the pictures and let us know what you think after the break!

[$0.99 - RAGE SD iTunes link | $1.99 - RAGE HD iTunes link]

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John Carmack and id Software release RAGE for iPhone and iPad!

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I dont know about killer, its too limited for that, but its definitely fun and a great show-off for iPad and iPhone.

Rail shooters are frustrating, what a shame that Carmack thinks thats all the platform can support. (Wasn't the Doom release also on rails?)

On rails? That stinks. I saw an article yesterday on either Engadget or Jizzmodo that talked about a nice keyboard add-on for the iPhone. If they can make a keyboard, they can make a controller.

So the HD version has to be at least a GB. Guess, I'll have to rethink my, "there's no way anyone could use 64GB of space on an iPhone."

Looks great! A controller for the iPhone should be a "case" shaped like a PSP or an old style GameBoy .. iPhone snaps into the middle of the case, with thumb joystick on one side of the screen and "fire" buttons on the other. I'd buy one.

It's alright. Very very impressive andnice to look at, but doom resurrection had better gameplay, WTB retina update to that please. I've completed it on medium and with a B rating within an hour. Worth the money? Yeah I had fun with it that hour I suppose. Worth going back to get higher ratings/score? Meh, not with that camera. Worth the 1.3gb of space it takes up on my iPhone (HD version) Definitly not.