BasicNerf and I have completed the next episode of our N-Strike Elite Reviews. Jason brought his good looks and the blaster, I brought commentary and editing. Check out the video below!
The N-Strike Elite Rampage has many of the same features as the Raider CS-35, its predecessor. It is a pump-action shotgun-styled blaster that features slam fire capabilities, along with several attachment points for accessories. However, nearly all its features are upgrades to what the Raider offered. It is more powerful, more accurate, and more comfortable than the Raider could ever hope to be. Full discussion of the blaster is below.
The Drum – The blasters 25 round Elite drum is an improvement over the Raiders 35 rounder. It is sleeker, and symmetrical. This means that it does not impede vision as the 35 drum did. It also is more economic in the fact that it does not jut out to one side while docked in a blaster with a vertical clip bay. This makes it beneficial to right handers and lefties alike. BasicNerf also believes it to be a smoother, faster alternative than it’s predecessor when it comes to chambering the next round.
The Barrel – While not removable like the Retaliator, the Rampages barrel is rifled, meaning greater dart accuracy will accompany any user of this blaster, regardless of dart type used.
Attachment Points – the Rampage has two accessory rails running along it’s back. Any Nerf N-Strike, N-Strike Elite, or Super Soaker tactical rail accessory can be equipped here (including the Stampede shield in either location). The blaster also offers a stock hold. Again, any Nerf stock may be equipped. Lastly, the handle of the Rampage features a D-Ring attachment point. A bandolier strap is suggested here.
Extra Ammo Housing – The handle allows a single, final dart to be stored within it; perfect for that last ditch effort to get you out of a pinch or secure victory for your team.
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Rampage, available August 1st for $29.99.