THQ and Volition, Inc. Set the Stage for Red Faction: Guerrilla’s Highly-Anticipated June 2nd Release with Destructive Single-Player Demo.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 23, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Volition, Inc. today announced the single-player demo for Red Faction®: GuerrillaTM is now available for free download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter featuring real physics-based destruction, a story-driven single-player campaign and robust multiplayer options. The demo features an action-packed single-player mission introducing the groundbreaking GeoModTM 2.0 Destruction Engine, and comes just weeks before the June 2nd launch of Red Faction: Guerrilla.
“The press and consumer buzz for Red Faction: Guerrilla continues to build, as gamers prepare for a new standard in open-world, destruction-based game-play,” said
, vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. “The single-player demo will give consumers an exciting taste of what the full game will offer on June 2nd
.” About the Red Faction: Guerrilla Demo
The Red Faction: Guerrilla single-player demo puts players in the role of freedom fighter
as he battles the oppressive Earth Defense Force
for control of Mars. Offering an intense single-player mission, the demo utilizes the GeoMod 2.0 Destruction Engine which uses real-world physics to simulate building formation and destruction in the game. The demo is now available for free download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Network. About Red Faction: Guerrilla
Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter set on Mars, 50 years after the events of the original Red Faction. Players will take on the role of freedom fighter
with the newly re-established Red Faction movement as they battle for liberation from the oppressive Earth Defense Force
. Throughout their fight for freedom, players will carve their own path, wreaking havoc across the vast, open-world environment of Mars, from the desolate mining outpost of Parker to the gleaming EDF capital city of Eos. Utilizing improvised weapons, explosives and re-purposed mining equipment and vehicles, Red Faction: Guerrilla
allows players to tear through fully destructible environments in an unforgiving Martian landscape swarming with EDF forces, Red Faction resistance fighters, and the downtrodden settlers caught in the cross-fire. Red Faction: Guerrilla
will also feature a robust multiplayer component, including several modes focused on destruction-based gameplay. Currently in development for Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony PLAYSTATION 3, and Windows PC, Red Faction: Guerrilla
is scheduled to ship to retailers worldwide on the 2nd
of June 2009
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