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Red Faction: Guerrilla Makes Open-Worlding Fun Again 0

Although Red Faction: Guerrilla will always be known first and foremost as a game about blowing stuff up, it should also be hailed for breaking the bonds of the open world genre. Don't get me wrong, the results of rocket-launching, bomb-laying and nano-reducing 99.9% of the objects on the terrain are an absolute blast to play with (no pun intended) and well worth the standard fare for a 360 title all by themselves. Surely the developers knew that this was going to be the best part of the game, s...

19 out of 19 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla Review - Hey kid, you like explosions? 0

Personally, Red Faction: Guerrilla really flew in under my radar. I had never played the first two games for the PC and I really had no idea what to expect, but after playing the very short single player demo I picked up the game without reading a single review. And I am glad I did.At its roots, Red Faction: Guerrilla is all about blowing shit up - and it all blows up real good.Red Faction: Guerrilla places you in the space boots of one Alec Mason; nomad, brother, and mining engineer (meaning yo...

10 out of 11 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla 0

 With the jump to current generation systems, Volition decided to take the Red Faction series in another direction. My only prior experience with the series was some of the second game's multiplayer due to some of my friends loving it for some reason, and maybe just a bit of the single player. When I heard they were making a new game, except it was open world instead of a first person shooter, I was skeptical, although the demo proved to be quite a bit of fun and word of mouth was pretty ...

7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

Red Faction Guerilla... Yeah! 0

So after beating the suprisingly great 50 Cent: Blood In The Sand, i quickly traded it into my place of work, for fear that it's poor sales and the fact that we were having a sale would plummet it's trade value to nothingness. so i brought it, and a copy of Tetris for the DS in, and got about 40 bucks. after my employee discounts i realized i had enough to get Red Faction: Guerilla for about a dollar ten in actual cash, and went for it. i had heard some generally good things about the game, and ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Fun fun fun, and oh wait...did I say fun? :) 0

What an awesome game! The final 4-5 missions were just plain epic. Nice satisfying ending too. I was quite surprised with what new mission types they added near the end. So the ability to destroy any building and vehicles was just plain fun. But what really surprised me were the large variety of mission types. Even if the mission types were the same, the way you approach each one is different. Even the main missions have their own unique missions from time to time that kept things fresh. It was ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Underloved and awesome 0

 Man I was looking forwards to Lovefilm sending this. It's all I heard about on podcasts and message boards at the time, while I was utterly skint. I eventually ended up playing Prototype instead, which was, well... not this. Turns out that was a BAD thing.For those not in the know, Red Faction: Guerrilla is the third game in the franchise, the previous two being PS2 FPS games. Made by the same people who have since made Saints Row, this chapter switches to sandbox, leading originally to some ra...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

The Almighty Sledge! 0

Red Faction Review 1.0 Although the plot is a little basic at some points, the near hitchless piece-by-piece destruction, the grand scale, and quality graphics, sound, voice acting and cut scenes give the game a really pleasant feel. This game beats its contemporaries in destruction in pretty much every regard. And while the destruction is peerless, the setting itself, Mars, is not quite as satisfying as, say, GTA4's Liberty City. The People you meet aren't particularily interesting, but they ar...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Wanted: Demolitions Expert 0

I really liked the original Red Faction back in the day (let's forget about Red Faction II, shall we?), and was kind of surprised to see that its impressive Geo-mod technology didn't find its way into more games. Blowing up environments to create your own path was as exciting as anything, making it nice to see Red Faction: Guerrilla more or less take the series back to its roots. At the same time, the rest of the game is fairly underwhelming, and all too often frustrating. The result is a middli...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

A fantastic concept of repetition and glamour 0

Red Faction Guerrilla has opened my eyes to the possibilities of gaming, the only remarkable thing being its engaging sense of frustrating destruction. I cannot emphasize how much fun I had driving a large truck into a building only to come out the other side and demolish everything in my path, landing inside my target objective, then blowing it all to bits with the mines armed on that very vehicle. Only to be thwarted by a single piece of tiny sheet metal that somehow managed to hold the buildi...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Excellent, but plotless fun for the destructively inclined. 0

Mars. The red planet has always been a fascinating setting for science fiction. H. G. Wells imagined green Martians who would invade and attempt to conquer the planet, whilst Philip K. Dick had humans eventually terraforming and colonising the surface. Red Faction is a series which has followed the latter approach, both in this game and one of the previous instalments. Guerrilla throws the bland, first-person shooter gameplay of its mediocre predecessors straight out of the window, reinven...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Boom goes everything 0

Red Faction Guerrilla is a 3rd person shooter as well as an open-world adventure game made by THQ and Volition; the people that brought you Saints Row 2. Nothing about the game significantly stands out except for the destruction but all the good qualities come together to make a very fun game. Red Faction Guerrilla is the 3rd game in the Red Faction series, the first two being on the Playstation 2. In this game you are Alex Mason, a miner who has come to mars to start a new job with your brother...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Red Faction Guerrilla Uberdestruction 0

It's really fun to blow up $#*& up, Right? This is where this game shines over others. First thing first, its true that the story is kind of weak for a game of this calibre. Characters are not that interesting and the motives behind the main plot are just plain stupid. The dialogue felt like it was made by a gamer not a writer. Aside from the story the gameplay is really addicting. When you get to pick your missions it gives you that feel of urgency to sabotage whatever the hell is your tar...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Guerilla Raid-io! 0

Red Faction isn't a game for everyone.  So very few games actually ARE for everyone that this statement really doesn't say much.  However, Red Faction: Guerrilla seems so aggressively skewed towards the fans of random destruction with as little attachment to world and story that it could scare many away simply with its first few missions.  However, for those willing to smash past the somewhat unpolished and worn exterior will find a unique and intensely fun experience.The story of Red Faction: G...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

The Landscapes are Ugly, but they Blow Apart Beautifully 0

     The Red Faction series has had somewhat of a cult following over the years. While the series has garnered critical acclaim since the first installment, it has failed to reach true mainstream success. Now, almost seven years since Red Faction II hit consoles, developer Volition, Inc. brings us Red Faction: Guerrilla. Did the developer's latest outing on the Xbox 360 prove to be a success? I'd say it did.      Red Faction: Guerrilla still takes place on Mars, like the previous games in the se...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A decent port of a very good game 0

I was slightly worried about buying this after suffering the the last port from Violition, Saints Row 2 was a mess on the PC and I didn't have high hopes for this. Thankfully  I was wrong and they've done a decent job with it.   The game itself is basically an open world were you play a Guerilla fighting the evil Earth Defence Force, the missions do have some variation to them and not all involve you smashing things up. Except for a few glitches the physics are very good, buildings fall how you'...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla (X360) 0

Red Faction: Guerrilla  - ReviewRed Faction: Guerrilla is a third-person shooter video game developed by Volition, Inc. and published by THQ. The game is the third installment in the Red Faction series.StoryThe campaign begins swiftly as you're greeted by some straight-to-the-point cutscenes.  You are Alec Mason, you arrive on Mars to reunite with his brother Daniel and to begin a new life, only to learn to his surprise that Daniel is now a member of Red Faction. While on work detail, Daniel tes...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Just plain fun 0

If I can think of one word to describe this game (excluding the words explosion, destruction, and awesome) it would be "fun".  There are so few games that realize how important it is to be fun, and this is one of them.  I have found myself just picking up the game from time to time to wreak havoc on the local EDF.  The game allows you to do this in many different ways.  I always felt kinda odd doing some of the missions though.... since many of them every very terrorist-esque in nature.  Blowing...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

It's hammer time 0

  Title: Red Faction: Guerrilla Release: June 2, 2009 Genre: 3 Person Shooter Developer: Volition Inc. Publisher: THQ Platform: Xbox 360 Rating: M (Mature) Product Link: http://www.amazon.com/Red-Faction-Guerrilla-Xbox-360/dp/B0014ULQB2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1244427496&sr=8-1 Website: http://www.redfaction.com/index.php Source Link: The Red Faction franchise has had to struggle with an identity crisis for many years. The original PS2 title was a ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Who cares why, just blow everything up. 0

Red Faction: Guerrilla is a game strictly about blowing the heck out of stuff.  It's because of the very straight forward focus that you get all sorts of crazy ways to, well... blow the heck out of stuff.  The first thing you do in the game is get your hands on some remote charges and through a tutorial session with your brother, you blow some stuff up.  Unfortunately, your brother quickly gets smudged out by some angry soldiers from the Earth Defense Force, who in a very awkward and overdone cu...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla Review 0

 Red Faction: Guerrilla is a third person action game that takes place on Mars. You will be playing the role of a person that has just come to visit your brother and to do a hard day's work. Of course that would make for a really boring game, so almost immediately you lose your brother, and your hand is forced to join the Red Faction. The Red Faction is an underground movement to try to take the control of Mars away from the current military ruling party, and give it back to the people. You will...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla - Breakin' stuff has never been sweeter. 0

Red Faction: Guerrilla is an third-person open-world action game developed by Volition, Inc for the Xbox 360 and PS3. You’ll assume the role of freelance miner Alec Mason, a newcomer to Mars, who’s made the trip in hopes of mining for red planet coinage with his brother Dan. Things immediately go awry when Dan is mercilessly killed in a “misunderstanding” with the Earth Defense Force. The EDF, a group originally assigned to terraform and occupy Mars, has overstayed their welcome causing M...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An unusual, explosive type of Mars 0

In developer Volition’s Red Faction: Guerrilla, the world is your destructible oyster. While there’s a sense of adventure to be gotten from exploring a colonized Mars, the sense of mayhem from wreaking havoc upon hundreds of different structures, vehicles, and of course people, is the primary factor here. Even though a less-than-engaging story and boring mission structures bog it down, Red Faction: Guerrilla is a sandbox stress-ball of a third-person action game which offers both exciting singl...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Open World Adventure Done Right. 0

It's tough to find open world games today, it's even harder to find one that's worth playing. Lucky for you, this is one of the few; proud open-world games worth playing and/or buying. When you look for an open-world game, what do you look for? A large map, interesting environment, side missions, towns, etc... Good, because this game has it all.  STORY: The story of Red Faction: Guerrilla is easy to get into, but seems "run-of-the-mill." Humans have colonized Mars, but Earth has imposed heavy sa...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A great open world game... 0

I dont like to write long reviews so this wont be any exception. Red Faction Guerrilla is a very good open world game.Its around 12-15 hours long, and if you do everything it will take maybe around 20 hours. The main point of the game is destroying stuff with your hammer,vehicles, or guns. You can destroy basically everything you see except mars itself. There are alot of great missions with a reasonable amount of variety. Your character is Alec Mason and u come to mars to work by your brothers s...

2 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Pure Destruction and Bliss 0

This game appeals to the desire of destroying absolutely everything.  The story is so-so, but the physics and fun more than make up for it.  You can go through with your hammer and slam down buildings, or you can carefully place charges and move hydrogen tanks to maximize death and destruction.  Sometimes it feels like its very easy to die, but the save system and checkpoint system mean you don't have to do everything over again.  The salvage system offers very nice options for upgrading you and...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Fun But Disappointing 0

     The destruction in this game is really fun, but i found myself creating a single player LAN game just so i can destroy the buildings in peace. In the story mode the EDF attack you when you get too close to their buildings so you have no time to plan your explosive charges. This annoyed me the most because trying to find the support beams and hearing the structures creek under the pressure and finally crumbling to the ground is a really neat experience. Furthermore the missions are repetitiv...

1 out of 13 found this review helpful.

A real love, hate relationship 0

Red Faction is a very competent third person shooter from volition inc. the guys who brought us saints row. The obvious thing to mention first is the destructibility of the buildings and more importantly, the physics. This game should be played if for no other reason then to run around and blow up anything in your way. This game  pushes video games forward when it comes to how buildings should fall down. plenty of games out there have and use physics, but none to the extent the Red Faction does....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Red Faction Guerilla has tons to offer and it's all great. 0

I should preface this review by saying that I don't have a whole lot of experience with open world action games, or open world games of any sort, really. However, as I've gotten older, I've learned to overcome my age old gaming habits and try out a few genres I may have shied away from at a young age.Red Faction Guerrilla for the Xbox 360 is an third-person open-world action game developed by Volition, Inc. and published by THQ. You'll assume the role of freelance miner Alec Mason, a newcomer to...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Explosions and Destruction 0

Red Faction Guerrilla is a very satisfying and enjoyable destruction based game with not a lot of variety stories and missions, but enough to make it a average game. The story is based on a society of miners in search of gold and fortuane on the red planet itself Mars, but in the middle of their work the EDS (Earths defense soilders) is also in search nut for information on certain lifeforms of some sort and run into the citizens and raid their parade and steal, murder, and destroy their society...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

destruction,jetpacks and more!!! 0

 This game is great in many ways for not only is itr a free roam with great weapons and gadets but the story takes place on MARS!!!!!!! This game had many great feayures lets start with the grapics they are fantastic for it really looks like mars if it were to be colonized. The challenge is good for some parts are hard while others are very easy. The controls are great except with using a jetpack then they get real touchy. The interface was fantastic in all ways. The sound is very nice f...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerrilla VIDEO REVIEW 0

Destructibility is one of the key features many games, especially shooters are trying to achieve. Battlefield: Bad Company introduced a somewhat scripted version where as Red Faction Guerrilla is truly destructibility to the max. Although it's not perfect it's a good step into the future of destruction.The story puts you in the shoes of Alec Mason who travels to Mars to work with his brother but instead he finds that the EDF (Earth Defence Force) is running riot killing civilians and treating Ma...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Superior technology, flawed fundamentals, but always fun. 0

 Everyone knows how awesome the dynamic destruction is in Red Faction: Guerilla. If you don't know, believe it - this is a technical and design achievement that should be recognized. Making buildings crumble into hundreds of individual pieces never gets old. It's a combination of visuals with believable enough physics, lighting, and modeling, mixed with equally excellent sound design that makes the illusion of destruction work. Structures that are standing but weakened will creak, start breaking...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Cliche' story, average graphics, good gameplay mechanics. 0

I'll skip the plot because it's your run of the mill rebels vs. an overbearing government, in steps a hero who is reluctant to play the role but eventually does.How it plays is where the game gets most of its high marks...every structure on the planet is "fully destructable", in other words it's not scripted every part falls of a building or bridge or tower like a jenga puzzle. I've never been so addicted to one aspect of a game, not that everything else is horrible in any way, just not as fun a...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Red Faction: Guerilla 0

I love blowing shit up. I have a pro blowing shit up agenda. If stuff starts exploding, count me in. Red Faction: Guerrilla is great because it encourages destruction and provides satisfying options for demolition. This game wants you to wreak havoc. You can use various explosives, crash through buildings in vehicles, and swing your sledgehammer. All structures can collapse, and when you cause them to, it feels great. Chip away slowly at the frame of a building or blast that sucker i...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Passable but done better elsewhere 0

 Compared to other sandbox type games this is a great game when it comes to smashing down buildings, However the driving mechanic has some minor issues that make driving around from point to point a tedious task which after a few hours of gameplay it really does start to get annoying. Along with having to grind out control points after having finished the main questline in order to be able to progress to the next area of the game, this become repeatative and im finding myself having trouble gett...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Smashin' 0

Freedom of total destruction has forever acted as a tight leash on the neck of action-based videogames. Growing up, I always heard friends talk about how much more fun taking a rocket launcher to a building would be if it crumbled to the floor on impact. Back then, games like Blast Corps on N64 proved to be the best cure for such wanton destruction, providing satisfaction on a scale even greater than demolishing Lego sets during my years as a tyrannical infant just years before.But now, after tw...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Good Sandbox Game that Takes Place In A Sandbox 0

 Red Faction Guerilla is a very nice take on the open world sandbox game that actually takes place in a sandbox.  While it does nothing in the way of groundbreaking the genre it offers some mindless fun when destroying almost everything around.  The Mars world itself is set in a surprisingly large arena. While impressive at first you quickly find that there is almost nothing at all in the wasteland of mars. That is forgivable, but I often times found myself bored as I had to drive from one outpo...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Enormously fun, but painfully flawed 0

 Red Faction Guerilla does one thing very well; it does one thing better and more enjoyably than almost any game in the past. Stuff falls over very well, buildings crumble, towers crash to the floor, and bridges fall. When it focuses on the pure joy of destructibility, Red Faction is one of the most amusing times I have had this year, but as is sometimes the case, it tries too hard to be a different game. The story is there, somewhere buried under the ruble. From the opening cinematic on it is i...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The most gratuitous destruction this generation has seen 0

 When you think of interstellar tyranny and galactic civil war, Red Faction isn’t the first game that comes to mind. But when you replace those two things with Mars and unprecedented destruction, you have a different story entirely. Red Faction: Guerrilla is Volition’s third entry in the series and brings with it the most unmeasured, gratuitous destruction this generation has seen.    Jet packs and explosives = limitless fun.The story isn’t going to win any awards, but it does what it needs ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Blowing Stuff Up Never Loses It's Charm 0

Having disliked the first two Red Faction games, I came into this game skeptical. The promise of being able to destroy anything eluded the development team in those games, and the shooting wasn't enough to make the game stand out. In this game, you know the developers are onto something the very first time you take a swing at a building with your hammer. In short, the combination of swinging a hammer, barreling through a building with vehicles, and detonating a symphony of explosive charges is a...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Get to Mars, and blow it up 0

Ah, mindless action... how I despise thee. Yet, somehow I love thee. You make me feel things I've never felt before. I...Ehem...Right, so as you may well know by now, Red Faction: Guerrilla is a game that focuses on destruction. Throw in a plot that is really more of an excuse, an enemy that is really bland, and a ton of awesome weapons to toy around with, and you've got RFG.As stated before, this game's plot is not its strongest point. You play as Alec Mason, an immigrant coming to Mars to do s...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Is that your building on the ground over there? 0

Red Faction is a good game.  I liked it a lot better than the other 2 Red Factions, and I liked it better in third person. Positives things about this game are the fact that anything can be broken, most of the important missions are really fun, and the multiplayer is pretty solid.  Another good thing about the game is that it is long.  But most of the missions are way too repetitive.  It has a good story, but if you want to be successful in the important missions, you will have to do the very re...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The 3rd most fun i've had destroying a building with an ostrich 0

 I never intended on buying this game. In fact, I actively made fun of it and other games that I believed "thought that destructible environments somehow made a mediocre game worth buying". I'm not going to bore you with the amazing tale of how I ended up with it, but eventually I (Hesitantly) popped in the game and became Alec Mason, a miner on mars with a terrorist brother. Despite the fact that I ended up not caring about the plot or characters because of both bad storytelling and enough clic...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

A refreshing but short lived take on the Red Faction franchise 0

I've been a fan of Red Faction ever since I blasted my first tunnel into a wall in the first game. Whenever I think of innovation in destructible environments, I think of Red Faction. Guerrilla really raises the bar again making the franchise the leader of massive destruction. With all this destruction there comes a cost, however. The game's story and characters are forgettable and Mars is not an attractive enviornment although they did keep it a tad fresh with the slight differences in the zone...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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