Rockstar Advanced Game Engine, usually abbreviated as "RAGE", is a game engine created by video game developer Rockstar Games and a small team called the RAGE Technology Group at the Rockstar San Diego studio, with contributions by other Rockstar Games studios. Rockstar intends to use it to power their upcoming video games on the Xbox Series X and S and PlayStation 5 consoles.
It has been used to create games Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis through Grand Theft Auto V .
Prior to RAGE, Rockstar mostly used Criterion Games RenderWare engine to develop various game titles, including the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows installments of the Rockstar franchise.
RAGE was retooled and extended to add ambient occlusion, improved lighting and particle systems in Grand Theft Auto V, and DirectX 11 support, along with the aforementioned enhancements in the Microsoft Windows version of Max Payne 3.