Red Faction

It's a good time to get back into Red Faction Guerrilla. The game's destruction tech holds up well and, now that Games for Windows Live has been pushed aside to make room for Steamworks support for multiplayer (which is shock...
One of the assumptions of buying games digitally is that you assume they'll always be available. That's sadly not the case, but GOG.com is offering discounts on 35 games that it will be removing from its catalog on Septe...
Nordic Games, the current owner of former THQ properties Darksiders and Red Faction, has plans to release compilations of both series in the second quarter of 2014.  Darksiders Collection (£34.99) packages both gam...
Rounding out the sale of THQ's assets, we heard earlier today that Gearbox was able to pick up the rights to Homeworld. Subject to court approval, the remaining groups of intellectual properties have gone to three different c...


Humble Bundle has been busy this week with two different promotions. Up first is the Humble Mobile Bundle, which offers Contre Jour, Anomaly Korea, Plants vs. Zombies, and Bladeslinger for Android under the pay-what-you-want ...
THQ sold off a majority of their biggest gaming franchises last month, and now they're ready to continue the process with some of their other big titles. THQ intends to sell off their remaining IP in six specific lots: Darks...
When assessing a publisher's impact on the industry, we tend to focus on the highs rather than consistency. THQ was anything but consistent, putting out Nintendo DS shovelware, rushed licensed games, and taking part in one of...
After the recent Humble THQ Bundle, I don't know how useful this deal will be, but the sheer absurdity of it all warrants a special mention. As part of the 2012 holiday Steam sale, there's a $24.99 collection which inclu...
Despite proving controversial, THQ's "Humble Bundle" has raked in $3.3 million since it launched last Thursday, as over 580,000 customers take the chance to snap up games for as little as $1.00. According to GI.biz, share pri...
In the new downloadable content for Red Faction: Armageddon, "Path to War," you get to take part in the destruction of Mars' Terraformer. Screw you, oxygen! This add-on is available now on Xbox Live (560 Microsoft Points) an...
In a conference call concerning THQ's fiscal 2012 First Quarter results, sales of Red Faction: Armageddon, licensed kids titles (Penguins of Madagascar, Barbie Jet, Set and Style), and UFC Personal Trainer have "adversely imp...
THQ is holding a 50% sale on the PlayStation Network, offering a variety of games and downloadable content for cheap. Here's the full whack of everything on sale.  The sale includes both recent Red Faction titles, as wel...
There are few things more satisfying than planting explosive charges around the base of a massive structure and then stepping back a safe distance, before detonating them. The resulting chaos -- the crumbling of steel and con...
With Red Faction: Armageddon out next Tuesday, I was starting to worry about our collective initiative to download the game's demo one million times. The prize is more than worth it. THQ says Mr. Toots will be unlocked upon ...
Between the unicorn weapon in Red Faction: Armageddon and now this Sketch mode, I'm starting to wonder. Is there something in the water at the offices of Volition? THQ says Sketch is just one of the unlockable visual modes, ...
I can't honestly recall the last time breaking seals in a videogame didn't end horribly. Red Faction: Armageddon, as we learn with this new story-centric trailer, is no exception. The seals on Mars have indeed been broken, w...
In this video for Red Faction: Armageddon, we see a cinematic from the game set next to motion capture footage of the sequence. If you've played the demo, you'll recognize this as the scene which plays at the beginning. It's...
THQ and OnLive did it with Homefront, and now they're doing it again with Red Faction: Armageddon. By pre-ordering the game, you'll get a free OnLive Game System that's fully compatible with the streaming service. Additionall...
Wow, way to pull a fast one on us there. I was certain that the rainbow-farting unicorn stunt was for Saints Row 3. As it turns out, it's related to Red Faction: Armageddon. The more you think about it, the more it begins to...
At least, that's what this video is supposed to be. While Volition does talk about the individual Red Faction games, it's nothing substantial. This ends up being more of a commercial for Red Faction: Armageddon than anything...
Only on SyFy. Can you imagine greater? I can, and it's called Piranhaconda or a new Stargate season or series.
Stomping in alien faces underneath the surface of Mars is going to have to wait. THQ has announced that it's delayed Red Faction: Armageddon. No huge deal, though, it's only by about a week -- the game will now ship on June 1...
I was pretty much on the fence the last time I played Red Faction: Armageddon. My tune has all but changed with my latest playthrough, as I got to experience a lot more that the game has to offer. Plus, the new build was quite a bit more polished, especially in the visuals department. It's not entirely perfect, but all in all, I'm happier with what to expect come next month.
The Mars underground is about to get smashed to pieces (and then maybe put back together with science) -- THQ has announced that a demo for Red Faction: Armageddon is on its way. You'll be able to take lead tattooed bald guy ...
Some movie stills from the upcoming SyFy movie Red Faction: Origins were posted over at Comic Book Movie and it looks deliciously SyFy-y. The movie that bridges the storylines of Red Faction: Guerrilla and Red Faction: Armage...
Red Faction: Armageddon is skipping versus multiplayer this time around and going with co-op instead. The horde-like mode called Infestation will see up to four players fighting wave after wave of progressively harder aliens...
This latest installment of HAWP has got to be one of my all-time favorites. Long-time fans of Podtoid -- and Anthony, in general -- will appreciate the humor of this episode. As far as bits about terrorism go, this is probabl...
And here it is. Narrated by the smuggler character Kara, this promotional video from THQ lays out some of the basic plot points in Red Faction: Armageddon to tantalize you. And there are a bunch of new screenshots featu...
After watching Game Informer's recent documentary about Volition, I was all jazzed up about Descent. Descent! What more needs to be said? These feelings quickly changed into those of sadness, but all is well. GameTrailers ha...
Game Informer interviewed Mike Kulas, co-founder and president of Volition, and ended up with enough material to turn it into a fascinating documentary on one of the industry's darling studios. It covers the studio's history,...
We're honing in on Red Faction: Armageddon's May 31 release for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. I'm certainly getting antsy with anticipation for some Red Faction-brand destruction and explosions. Nothing too major to report...
THQ's downloadable shooter, Red Faction: Battlegrounds is slated for an April 5 release. This according to a PlayStation Network news letter that has been hitting inboxes this week. The Juice Games-developed top-down twin-sti...
If you were at PAX this weekend, you would have been able to play Volition's upcoming Red Faction: Armageddon. But let's assume that you were not. So here, have some screenshots that tell the whole story: lots of explosions, gross aliens, and screaming bald guys. If you were at PAX and you did have a chance to play Armageddon and its new "Ruin" mode, let us know what you thought.
For those fortunate enough to be attending PAX East in Boston this week, THQ has a little treat: playable Red Faction: Armageddon, along with a new mode called "Ruin." This score-based mode is all about breaking crap, much a...
We finally have a release date for Red Faction: Armageddon, the omni-destroying sequel to Red Faction: Guerrilla and fourth game in the series. It will be out on May 31st, just after you finished playing through L.A. Noire an...
We tend not to post much about box art these days, but I'm willing to make an exception for a special case like Red Faction: Armageddon. Besides, it's been awfully quiet on the Red Faction front lately. Compared to the averag...
One week later and I still can't stop thinking about Red Faction: Armageddon. Specifically, the new weapons are just awesome. The weapons like the Magnet gun are just perfect when combined with Red Faction's destruction engi...
THQ's Danny Bilson talked about the upcoming Red Faction: Origins movie at an event in NYC today. The two hour movie will supposedly start filming next week and air in March on SyFy. If that doesn't excite you, get ready for ...
THQ has confirmed its fiscal 2012 line-up and here's the bad news: Red Faction: Armageddon, originally scheduled to ship in March of 2011, will now see a May 2011 release. No word on the reason for the delay, but more time in...
If you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you may (or may not) be invited to a beta for THQ's Red Faction: Battlegrounds. I its preview of next week's PlayStation Plus updates, Sony has revealed that "a select number of PlaySt...