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Long since the revolt from the mining of Mars, a new group has taken over Red Faction, and their sights are set on the dictator, Chancellor Sopot. Sopot originally created the Red Faction soldiers using a form of nano technology but, fearing they would fight back, ordered them to be destroyed.

As the leader of the group, your task is to take back freedom that was lost, and save your skin as well as that of those who work with you.

As was originally designed in the first Red Faction, Geo-Mod builds the world around you as a means to destroy it. Using rockets, mines and the many other weapons available, you can take down walls, blast through doors (therefore deleting the need for a security key) and bring down enemies by destroying the floor that they stand on. Vehicles can also be used to help in your tasks.

Multiplayer modes are also included for up to 4 players, as well as a collection of bots. As a note, the PC version does not have multiplayer.


Red Faction II Windows Sopot might be an evil Dictator who brutally represses his people and likes to say 'Sacrifice!' a lot, but you gotta admit he makes some nice futuristic subway stations
Red Faction II Windows This doesn't look like a fair battle...
Red Faction II Windows Red Faction forces help you battle the Urban Military in the city's high rent district, where statues and banners of Sopot are a popular motif
Red Faction II Windows Don't get distracted by the cool aurora effects inside the statue's arm, because the Nano Elite that stand in your way are incredibly deadly opponents

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Alternate Titles

  • "红色派系2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "RF2" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

It must have taken great effort to make this game more disappointing than the first. Windows kbmb (399)
Old-school First Person Shooter Xbox Rupert Breheny (117)

Critic Reviews

XBox Solution (XBS) Xbox Oct 27, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85 Xbox Jun 08, 2003 81 out of 100 81 GameCube Jun 11, 2003 79 out of 100 79
IGN Windows Apr 10, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74
Game Chronicles Windows Jun 14, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
GameSpot Windows Apr 22, 2003 7 out of 10 70
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jul, 2003 59 out of 100 59 Xbox Jun 11, 2003 11 out of 20 55
PC Games (Germany) Windows May 15, 2003 51 out of 100 51
Gamereactor (Sweden) PlayStation 2 May 07, 2003 3 out of 10 30


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German version

There are a number of changes in the German version:
  • All blood and gore effects were removed
  • Corpses disappear a few seconds faster
  • All weapons which allow to set enemies on fire were replaced with other weapons
  • A few cheats relating to blood and gore effects were removed
A detailed list of changes can be found on (German).


In the sewer levels there are signs that read...

Why are you people so stupid? We have to put signs all over the place because if we don't you would walk off a cliff into a lava pit or something. What is up with that? Come to think of it, you won't read this sign anyway. So what's the point.
In the Citadel lever there are funny little subtitles beneath the signs on all the military buildings. I won't spoil the surprise so you will have to look for yourselves. Easy to find though.

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