×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered’ Gets July Release Date

The unfortunately named “Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-Tered” is coming to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on July 3, publisher THQ Nordic announced Monday.

This remake of the 2009 third-person shooter features fully reworked graphics, improved shadow rendering, improved lighting, and reworked shaders. THQ Nordic is also promising 1800p at 60 frames-per-second (FPS) on Xbox One X, along with 1080p at 60 FPS on PlayStation 4 and 1500p at 60 FPS on PlayStation 4 Pro. Both the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro will also run the game in 4K at 30 FPS. It comes with native 4K support on PC as well.

Set 50 years after the original “Red Faction,” “Red Faction: Guerrilla” lets the player take on the role of Alec Mason as he partakes in a revolt against the oppressive Earth Defense Force on Mars. The game is notable for its large open world full of destructible environments that can give players a tactical advantage during combat. They can set up ambushes by blowing holes in walls or floors, for example, or they can take out staircases to stop pursuers. The game also features a number of multiplayer modes.

“Red Faction: Guerrilla” received generally favorable reviews on Metacritic despite having what some critics called a lackluster, B-movie plot. It reportedly managed to sell over one million copies and became something of a cult classic. THQ Nordic ultimately decided to cancel the series in 2011, however, after a follow-up called “Red Faction: Armageddon” bombed and led to an estimated $38.4 million loss for the publisher.

THQ Nordic said anyone who already owns the 2009 version of “Red Faction: Guerrilla” on Steam will automatically get the “Re-Mars-Tered” edition for free starting July 3.

More Gaming

  • Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Game

    ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ to Launch This Week

    “Pokemon Go” maker Niantic is getting ready to launch its next big game: “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is set to launch in June 21, the company revealed in a tweet this week. The worldwide launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite begins this Friday, June 21! Keep your eyes peeled and wand ready for more information [...]

  • Sarah Iooss - Twitch

    Twitch Hires Sarah Iooss, Former Mic and Viacom Exec, as Head of North America Sales

    Twitch has tapped Sarah Iooss, most recently EVP of revenue at millennial-news startup Mic, to lead the advertising sales team in North America for the Amazon-owned live-streaming video platform focused on video gaming. Iooss will be based in New York, reporting to chief revenue officer Walker Jacobs, who joined Twitch last fall after serving as [...]

  • littlstar ps4 app

    Littlstar Expands Beyond VR With New PS4 App, Signs Up 30,000 Paying Subscribers (EXCLUSIVE)

    A&E-backed immersive content aggregator Littlstar is expanding beyond virtual reality (VR): The New York-based startup launched a dedicated PlayStation4 app this week, giving users of Sony’s game console access to their personal media libraries, as well as both traditional and 360-degree video content from a variety of publishers. Littlstar also announced that it signed up [...]

  • Game of Thrones Season 8 Production

    'Game of Thrones,' Netflix VFX Among Those to Be Featured in SIGGRAPH Production Talks

    VFX pros behind the final season of “Game of Thrones,” the blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame,” Pixar’s upcoming “Toy Story 4,” last year’s Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Netflix series, including “Stranger Things,” and more will give SIGGRAPH 2019 attendees a behind-the-scenes look at their work during the conference’s Production Sessions. There will even be a [...]

  • jfk mooonshot ar app artwork

    JFK Presidential Library Releases Moon Landing Augmented Reality App

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library has released an augmented reality app (AR) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and the role President Kennedy played in getting the U.S. to the moon. The app, which is available for free for iPhones and Android, lets users relive the Apollo 11 mission in their [...]

  • 'Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the

    'Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch' Is Still a Fantastic Anime Adventure

    Six years after it’s original release “Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch” is coming back with a Nintendo Switch version and remastered edition on PS4 and PC. It’s time for more long-winded, adorable JRPG action. It’s odd since comparing the new version of the Level-5 developed classic with the original game is pointless [...]

  • ‘Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot’ Highlights The

    ‘Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot’ Highlights The Mundane Side of The Anime

    There have been dozens and dozens of games based on the popular anime “Dragon Ball Z.” While most focus on recreating the series’s electric fight scenes, very few have explored the more mundane and humorous aspects of the characters’ lives. Fortunately, “Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot” (releasing on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2020) [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content