Lead the Red Faction Against Its Most Dangerous Enemy Yet in Explosive Sci-Fi Sequel
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jun 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Armageddon is upon us today with the release of THQ's (NASDAQ: THQI) Red Faction®: ArmageddonTM, available now on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.
Red Faction: Armageddon expands on the critically acclaimed science-fiction franchise, building on the events of Red Faction®: GuerrillaTM as well as the Syfy live-action movie, Red Faction®: OriginsTM. As destruction expert Darius Mason, your journey will take you from the frozen poles to the molten core of Mars as you wage war against the Red Faction®'s greatest enemy yet. Built on the groundbreaking Geo-Mod 2.0 destruction engine, players can take advantage of total environmental destruction, collapsing huge Martian structures on their enemies. Rebuild all that you destroy with the Nano Forge's incredible repair ability, creating new gameplay scenarios never before possible.
In addition to the single-player campaign, players will earn points in the explosive Ruin Mode as they creatively destroy the world around them, chaining together explosive combos as they smash entire buildings into each other. In the four-player cooperative Infestation Mode, defend the colonies against wave after wave of alien invaders and carry over weapon upgrades and cheats such as the hilarious Mr. Toots unicorn cannon for use in the single-player campaign.
For more information, visit RedFaction.com.
About Red Faction: Armageddon
Half a century after the Red Faction resistance freed Mars, the red planet again becomes a battleground. Colonists struggle for survival in the underground mines after the surface is rendered uninhabitable. When Darius Mason, grandson of revolution heroes Alec Mason and Samanya, unknowingly releases a long-dormant evil, Armageddon is unleashed on Mars. As settlements are torn asunder, only Darius and the Red Faction can save mankind. The battle will take them to the core of the storm-blasted planet through ice caves and lava flows until they are face to face against the unspeakable threat. Red Faction: Armageddon expands on the critically acclaimed, best-selling franchise with new, groundbreaking challenges. You are humanity's last hope for survival.
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