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Description

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.

Screenshots

Red Faction II Windows Tangier and Repta help you battle Sopot Elite Guards inside the news studio, while an annoying reporter broadcasts a severely biased account of the action
Red Faction II Windows The PC version of Red Faction 2 has no multiplayer (boo!), but to compensate they've included a pretty indepth botmatch mode.
Red Faction II Windows Not one to fight fair, the enemy leader attacks you inside an insanely powerful customized version of the Battle Armor
Red Faction II Windows Sopot's army is no match for Alias and Shrike, especially when they're behind the wheels and the massive cannon of a 10-ton tank

Promo Images

Red Faction II Screenshot
Red Faction II Screenshot
Red Faction II Screenshot
Red Faction II Screenshot

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. kbmb (399) unrated

Critic Reviews

ComputerGames.ro Apr 11, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Worth Playing May 13, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Apr 10, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74
4Players.de Jun 10, 2003 71 out of 100 71
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2003 67 out of 100 67
GameZone May 05, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
Rebell.at Games Jun 18, 2003 6 out of 10 60
ActionTrip Apr 14, 2003 55 out of 100 55
PC Games (Germany) May 15, 2003 51 out of 100 51
Withingames Jul 15, 2003 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

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 schnittberichte.com (German).

Signs

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

DANGER
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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Kartanym (10705) added Red Faction II (Windows) on Apr 14, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69280), Kartanym (10705) and Sciere (401852)