SponsoredCan You Save Humanity from RAGE?Studio@Gizmodo2/17/11 2:00pmFiled to: Cryogenic arksAdvertisementKotakuHeadlineEditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkOn August 23, 2037, an asteroid carrying the force of 2.4 million megatons called Apophis 99942 strikes Earth's eastern hemisphere, rendering 30 % of life extinct in 26 seconds. Within one year, 80% of all life has vanished. Darkness blankets the planet, and Earth falls into an impact winter lasting almost 50 years. Advertisement Prior to the asteroid's impact, cryogenic Arks were constructed, filled with tools necessary for rebuilding, and buried deep underground in an effort to preserve human civilization. But when survivors begin to emerge from the Arks, they are shocked to find that many humans who were above ground during the impact managed to somehow survive. Horrific mutants roam the dead cities. And most terrifying of all, a mysterious tyrannical government bent on creating a new world order has begun the search-for you.RAGE is the highly anticipated first-person shooter from legendary developer id Software, the creators of DOOM and QUAKE. Hitting retail shelves on September 13, 2011, the game has already won numerous awards at E3 2010, including "Best Overall Game of Show" from IGN and three "Best of E3" Game Critics Awards, including "Best Console Game." RAGE features intense first-person shooter action, breakneck vehicle combat, an expansive world to explore, and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id's revolutionary id Tech 5 technology. Advertisement Click here to watch the full RAGE trailer. And get ready to enter the Wasteland this fall!