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Score Breakdown Based on 768 ratings
  1. 10 (81)
  2. 9 (106)
  3. 8 (210)
  4. 7 (196)
  5. 6 (97)
  6. 5 (34)
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  • Rating:7

    Unleash The Fury of RAGE

    Primal Rage is a Arcade Fighting game ported to the PlayStation by Atari. The story has a apocalyptic story line as the world goes back to the Pre-Histories when a meteor hits Earth (now Urth). Seven Creatures Emerge and... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Primal Rage is a very different, but very familiar, fighter for the Playstation.

    Ah, arcade fighters. They ate up a lot of kids' coins back then. Not this kid's, we didn't have arcades where I lived, but we did have home consoles. Home consoles were becoming really popular and after Mortal Kombat was... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    While trying to capitolize on Mortal Kombat's success - Primal Rage failed to do anything unique.

    While trying to capitolize on Mortal Kombat's success - Primal Rage failed to do anything unique. This was basically Mortal Kombat with animals and less innovative comat techniques. Button mashing could still get you ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5

    If you get a chance just play the Arcade Varriant of the game and forgo this one

    Warning: The opinions expressed in the following review are NOT endorsed by anyone at Gamespot or any professional reviewer. I'm not paid for my reviews and I do them for fun. They may contain: Foul Language, Violence, r... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5

    Impressive technically, though not much more than that.

    Back at about this time, 2D fighters gained popularity in the arcades and plenty of them simply showed up just to join the rest of them. The biggest ones were easily among the likes of Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat, t... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    A Fun Game, but feels like a Mortal Kombat Rip-off

    On the surface Atari's Primal Rage, looks like a rather interesting game. But looking back at it today, it can best be described by two words: Rip-Off. The game that Primal Rage ripped off, none other then the king of 2D... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A short-lived, classic.

    The early to mid-90s not only brought us the mascot war between Sega and Nintendo, it also brought us the fighting game craze. After Mortal Kombat lit a fire under the gaming industry with its blood and gore, Atari deci... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    Great game.Bad controls

    Primal rage is a great game but the controls are very hard even more bad from the arcade and some special moves are removed. There are 7 charcters and they are:Sauron,Diblo,Chaos,Blizard,Armadon, Vertigo and Talon.E... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    1 vs. 1 game and a really good one

    This game has some great class. While the selection of characters is limited there are territories you need to fight for to take over and gain believers. Monkeys and Dinosaurs are the main characters you fight with and a... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    I still don't get bored

    If you love fighting games then you must have this game. No fighting game fan I know doesn't own this game. Okay it might be hard at first but that's why it's called "practice" it wasn't really hard for me. I a... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
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