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Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Review

The Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered game has been around for almost a decade now, and it retains its outstanding thrill to the players. If you are into the good old environmental destruction, then you will love this one. You may love the demolition, the Volition’s GeoMod engine magic or the sheer detail all through the game. But whichever way you look at it, Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered will always have a way of fascinating you. If you are in the mood to level an enemy base, then pick your big hammer and a few demo charges or tankers. You are in for an action-packed, explosive, yet satisfactory gameplay that will take you right to the enemy front.


It might be most interesting to understand that this game is already available on PS4, PC, as well as Xbox 1. And chances are good that you already have it. This is if you still have the original 2009 Red Fraction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered version in your Steam library. It’s thus highly likely the new version of the game has been added to the library.

What the game is all about

In Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered, you are taking to the frontline as a freedom fighter. The setting is usually in a mining colony on the surface of Mars. And the reason for the tussle? Well, the ultimate goal here is to fight Earth’s, Defense Force. They have invaded the red planet in a bid to replenish the already diminishing resources on the planet earth. The environment is full of structures, including tiny huts and towering buildings alike.

The best part by far is that all these are destructible. Not forgetting, you have a good array of options at your disposal too. You can hammer things around, or use sophisticated explosive weaponry. You can go on a demolition derby too. Slam every building on your way down with a vehicle. Another thing sure to blow you away is the precision of the mechanics incorporated in this game. It really lines along with logic. For instance, blow off the right side pillars of a tower. And you will have it going to the right, as you would logically expect. If you destroy the suspensions of a bridge, it surely goes down under. The range of choices you have to take down your enemies is a rather diverse one.

What’s new?

The visions in this game are also breathtaking in their own right too. It comes with higher resolution textures that surpass the former versions. Its lighting is also incredible, not forgetting an outstanding shadow rendering. You cannot afford to miss the touch that post-processing has to bring on board too.  If you have a rig that’s robust enough to take on 4k pixels, you are in for some action.


The new version also comes with a 4k support, taking the gaming experience to a completely new height. The performance is impressive, as it runs at up to 60 frames per second. And up to 1080p on most consoles. But if you want the 4k action, then consider going for Xbox One or PS4 Pro. The two deliver 1800p and 1500p respectively. You will love the instant frame rate, barely a dip even in the most intense action moments.

And like with the former versions, Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered has never disappointed when it comes to the audio. This game will take you in on some out-of-space experience with its deep, crunchy sound. Keep in mind that this goes along with the visual destruction action.

A few critics

The Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered has seen a fair share of critics along the way. And even the new version of the game isn’t safe from critics too. One of the aspects that have seen the most controversy is that this game is not brand new. Others believe that it is not that much ideal to fit with the modern standards. Another area that is raising eyebrows is some of its textures. The one for the Martian soil, for instance, is reportedly repetitive and not that great altogether. Nevertheless, the fact remains that virtually every seasoned gamer out there agrees that this game still rocks.


Final thoughts

It is apparent that the Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered is an iconic game to check out. The destruction it comes with is unparalleled. It will definitely take a breath out of you with the amazing performance it can put forth. You only need to decide the resolution that you want and go for that. You may go for the normal res for standard consoles. But if you want a more satisfactory experience, then an Xbox One or the PS4 Pro could be your best bet. It all comes down to what you want out of this game and the rig you have around. Take the war to the enemy with this Martian combat gameplay. Destruction doesn’t get better or more fun.


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