RPS: Red Faction: Guerrilla Impressions

Red Faction: Guerrilla isn't anything at all like its prequels. Yeah, it's got a load of nods in the game to its history. Yes, it's still set on Mars and about a rebellion of miners. And yes, destruction still plays a key part of the game. It's moved from a first-person shooter to a third-person open-world action game, and is easy to see as a more serious sci-fi sister game to Volition's hilarious and playful Saints Row 2.

And while destruction is key, it's no longer about the the "you can dig a big hole!", instead concentrating on actually taking apart buildings. It's a total betrayal! A total betrayal which was probably a good thing. Red Faction is much more interesting as a Mercenaries-inspired blow-everything-up game, with revolutionary flourishes.

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astronautbread3487d ago

the demo is available to qore subscriber's on psn.

i got it last night, and while it's not perfect; this game is a hell of alot of fun.

if this tech makes its way over to saint's row 3 it's gonna be on.