Twenty-second century Earth. Five years after the rebellion on Mars. For the last 15 years, Sopot, the corrupt dictator, has oppressed the people of the Commonwealth. His relentless pursuit of unification with the neighboring United Republic has left the country soaked in unnecessary bloodshed and poverty.
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Data di rilascio: 9 apr 2003

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Twenty-second century Earth. Five years after the rebellion on Mars.
For the last 15 years, Sopot, the corrupt dictator, has oppressed the people of the Commonwealth. His relentless pursuit of unification with the neighboring United Republic has left the country soaked in unnecessary bloodshed and poverty. Propaganda is plastered throughout communities and a Public Information Building, built as a tribute to the self-centered chancellor, spews news broadcasts with claims of victory as more and more soldiers fall victim. Fed up after years on the front lines, a group of super-soldiers injected with nanotechnology vow to replace the dictator and restore peace.
Defend your country as Alias, a demolitions expert, with the help of your five squad members, each specializing in their own method of destruction. Fight through diverse levels using vehicles, an arsenal of specialized weapons and massive explosives in your rampage to overthrow the government.
  • Revamped Geo-Mod™ engine — the only FPS with real-time, arbitrary geometry modification
  • All new storyline & characters — fight as a member of an elite squad of six
  • Enhanced graphics and pre-rendered cut scenes for a completely immersive experience
  • Utilize four varied vehicles in combat including a tank, hover flyer and submarine
  • Acquire superior firepower from multiple boss battles
  • Fourteen specialized weapons of mass destruction including dual-handed combinations
  • All new inventory of useful items - health kits, night vision, numerous grenades and more
  • Stealth, puzzle solving and action oriented objectives
  • Advanced AI behavior - AI works in squads and reacts realistically to each combat situation
  • Experience alternate endings based on style of combat - good or bad "karma"

Requisiti di sistema

    • Operating System: Windows® 2000/XP
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 8.1
    • Processor: Pentium III 500 MHz or greater
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Video Card: 3D Graphics Accelerator Card (16 MB)
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 Certified Sound Card
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5 persone su 5 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 luglio
Se siete fan della serie Red Faction vi consiglierei di giocare questo gioco SOLO se volete completarlo per il gusto di completare tutti i RF, ma rischiereste solo di deludervi. La storia non regge neanche lontanemente il confronto con il primo RF e (per fortuna) non è strettamente legata agli altri capitoli della serie.

Se invece non siete fan della serie ve lo potrei QUASI consigliare, se non fosse per la durata della campagna vergognosamente corta (ho impiegato circa 4 ore in difficoltà media), per la storia dimenticabile, per i personaggi altrettanto dimenticabili, per il porting pc per niente perfetto e per il design non incredibile di alcuni nemici (specialmente nel caso dei mutanti che camminano come zombie e che guardacaso compaiono per la prima volta in un cimitero...).

Le uniche persone alle quali mi sentirei di consigliare questo gioco sono i fan degli fps classici, per il buon gameplay che rientra nei canoni del genere, con in aggiunta la possibilità di distruggere alcune parti degli ambienti (marchio della serie), nonostante questo influisca poco nel gameplay generale poiché la maggior parte delle pareti e delle porte rimangono comunque invulnerabili.
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2 persone su 3 (67%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
3.1 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 22 luglio
Presumo risultasse superato già all'epoca: è un mero porting da PS2.

Grafica non all'altezza, controlli rognosetti, menù e interfacce da dimenticare...Senza contare la trama nonsense messa in piedi.
Tuttavia il gioco, a differenza degli sparatutto del periodo, offriva un buon gameplay basato sulla distruzione degli ambienti, cosa resa già famosa con il predecessore, e ulteriormente rifinita in questo secondo capitolo. Dava la possibilità al giocatore di divertirsi anche con un discreto arsenale, molto variegato.
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31 persone su 34 (91%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
3.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 luglio
Pros
-Better quest tracking compared to the first one
-Dual wield weapons
-Fun cheats


Cons
-Short
-Bad story
-No checkpoint and the manual save does not save where you are in a level, only which level you reached so if you are far into a level and you die/want to quit, you will have to restart from the beginning of the level.

Neutral
-Jason Statham is one of the voice actors in the game.


Overall not as good as the first Red Faction. Don't go into it expecting the same style of game, the only thing it has in common with the first one are the nano cells and the name "Red Faction".
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14 persone su 19 (74%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 16 ottobre
What can be said about Red Faction II? The original Red Faction was quite a success (in terms of quite positive reviews and sales) so a sequel was eventually determined to come out soon. Originally a console game and later ported to the PC, it tries to outmatch its predecessor with more action, more vehicles and with a definitely more stupid storyline. What's the final result?

Of course it's not as good or original as Red Faction I. The charm of sneaking around in a Mars colony is nowhere to be found anymore (there's really no link to the story of the first game), the gameplay got definitely dumbed down and the level design is extremely linear. To make it worse, you can no longer make use of the legendary GEO MOD engine as in Red Faction I. You are partly able to blow out some walls or pillars, but that's all. GEO MOD my ♥♥♥.

Nonetheless I must admit that riding vehicles or blowing away enemies with your yellow grenade launcher can be quite fun. The focus definitely lies on action and that's not necessarily a bad thing. On the other side the cons really let you down after all.

The Good:
+ Non-Stop action
+ Many vehicles
+ Many weapons
+ A not so bad second half of the game

The Bad:
- Dumb, repetitive gameplay
- Linear level design
- Boring, foreseeable story
- A horrible first half of the game
- No real replay value
- No real multiplayer available, only a bot mode

The Ugly:
-- Non-skippable ingame cutscenes (I HATE that, seriously)

It's really hard to recommend this game in retrospective. It's an ugly console child with a horrible first half and a more interesting second part. If you still decide to buy it, at least do so during sales or via the Red Faction Collection.

4/10
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5 persone su 5 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 luglio
7/10 its good but not as good as the first.

the transition between this game and the first is almost exactly like the transition between F.E.A.R. and F.E.A.R. 2.
for those who havent played F.E.A.R. what i mean is the first one felt immersive and second one felt like a mindless
run and gun game (not to say run and gun games aren't fun but immersive is better). Anyways bottom line is if your
a fan of retro shooters similar to doom,quake,wolfenstein ect. and are pressed on time (took me less than 10 hours
to beat it on easy) than i highly recommend this game.
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1 persone su 2 (50%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
1.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 12 dicembre
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53 persone su 65 (82%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 febbraio
Man, i don't know. I have mixed feelings about recommend this or not. Let's start the Review:

Red Faction 2 when compared to its predecessor, is a disappointment. Despite maintaining certain foundations established in the first part, mainly due to technical issues.

PROS :

- LOTS of weapons (with primary and secondary shot system for each one as in the first part).
- The shooting mechanics makes some intense gunfights fun.
- Sections where you drive vehicles are well made ​​and are quite fun.
- Apart from the primary mission objectives, the game have hidden secondary objectives for each map, which when completed, will give you bonus points.
- Karma system that varies the ending of the game (Accomplish the primary and secondary objectives provides you of good Karma, while doing bad actions like killing innocent civilians, will give you bad Karma).

CONS :

- Generic story.
- Easily forgettable characters.
- Clearly this is a PS2 port (You can easily notice it viewing the avaliable options, not to mention the graphics).
- Enemies and allies IA is doubtful.
- There are sections where enemies respawn infinitely until you pass a certain point.
- Exploration of the maps is practically non-existent (compared to the first game).
- The Geo-Mod technology is implemented despite being not quite exploited.
- Ridiculously short (the campaing last 5-6 hours).

If you can get past the fact that this is a direct port of a PS2 game, and you value the game for what it is (a short, mindless, linear first person shooter focused only in killing whatever you have in front) you may like it, if you want something deeper, you won't find it here.

My Score: 5.8/10

Note: Played it on Windows XP - SP3
Questa recensione ti è stata utile? No
65 persone su 95 (68%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 21 febbraio
Broken port of an extremely great console game.

My download came with someone else's savegame.. I don't even know.
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27 persone su 37 (73%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
10.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 novembre 2013
The Final Boss:
[no spoiler] If I were to give one reason to play this game, it would be to challenge your gamer skills against the final boss (easy mode doesn't count!) HOLY COW BALLS, RFII has one of the hardest final bosses I have ever played against. Palms sweaty, pants full of spaghetti, and mom crying in the bathroom, I will never forget that day I had to face one of the toughest opponents in gaming history.


Other than that, this game is mediocre, probably worth it if it goes on sale for under $5.
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27 persone su 43 (63%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
24.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 23 maggio
Played the hell out of this on ps2. You should buy it. Then buy a ps2 to play with friends. Then eat some pizza.
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21 persone su 34 (62%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
2,258.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 novembre 2013
The first part is much better in terms of gameplay, and considering how many bugs in the 2nd game of the series, it's just awful!
It's a real bad console port, it's very tedious to play, and most of the time you're so frustrated by the awkard things that just kept happening while playing. I had to reload way too many times. When I need to reload becouse I died in a game, thats fine, I just try to refine my strategy, but when I need to reload becouse the game is acting up, thats just bad.
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18 persone su 29 (62%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 novembre 2013
The Good:
-Vehicle sections.
-Destructible environments.

The Bad:
-No skippable cutscenes.
-Ridiculously difficult final boss in comparison to the rest of the game's difficulty.
-Terrible voice-over/dialog.
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7 persone su 9 (78%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 1 gennaio
The sequence involving the last boss is fun in the best corny action movie kind of way. Other than that this game is a waste of time that is in every way worse than the first game. Vehicle sections are rail shooting, controls are clunky, and somehow it manages to look worse than its predecessor.
Questa recensione ti è stata utile? No
12 persone su 19 (63%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
3.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 17 gennaio
This isn't very good.

I have no idea how it relates to the first Red Faction. You're not on Mars, you're not the Parker guy from the first one, there's no mining company. The graphics are somehow worse than the first one. The story is dumb, the characters are dumb.

Oh well, it's still kind of fun to blow stuff up.
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6 persone su 8 (75%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 9 luglio 2013
A brilliant game that I enjoyed all the time since it came out. To me it seems to have more character interaction and more music along the lines in comparisson to the first Red Faction.

If you enjoy sci-fi, science fiction or even anything remotely gothic, you should find this interesting as the locations distinctly showcase Churches, graveyards, abandoned metro's and also loud factoris that go down in a very classy fashion.

This is my type of action.
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6 persone su 8 (75%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 16 settembre 2012
Wow. This game is terrible. Definitely has switched it's influences from half-life to Halo, and not for the better. The textures in this game are much worse than the original, and the plot/voice are campy and rediculous. One interesting note here is that Jason Statham was the voice actor for one of the characters, and all the time playing I kept thinking to myself that the transporter was going to bust in here and ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥ up.

The first game in the series is so much better in everyway. This game feels like a completely different game with the same name slapped on top of it.

Not to mention (really valve/steam?) that I had to dig around on the interet to find a patch for the game so I could play on current hardware (the steam distribution only allows for up to 8 meg video cards).

1/5
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17 persone su 30 (57%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 novembre 2013
Starts as a mindless fun, ends as a mindless bore.
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19 persone su 34 (56%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 giugno
Red Faction II is not worthy of it's title.

The story is not in any visible way related to the rest of the Red Faction series, so if you don't play, you're not missing anything.

The gameplay seems much more oriented to just destroying and killing enemies without purpose, compared to the first game where there is clear direction, and where stealth may be a key tactic.

The control system works well with a keyboard/mouse setup.

The graphics, somehow, seem worse than in the original game, even though it was made later. Things seem more blocky, as well.

The voicing in this game seems to make use mostly of generic "shoot-em-up" lines, and isn't very interesting. This is slightly redeemed by the fact that Jason Statham voice acts in this.

The installation works fine on windows 8.1, no issues as compared to the first game. Check the forums for a guide if you do have issues, though.

Don't buy this game. It doesn't play a part in the wider Red Faction story, and it's poorly made.
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2 persone su 2 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 31 agosto 2013
This game took alot of effort to run on windows 7 and after playing it i realised it was not worth it. Some aspects of the game's storyline is face paced and messy i wouldn't really want to replay this game but it wasn't great. I bought this game in the THQ Bundle which was 22 games for $25. i found it satisfactory because the game was so cheap for me but if you're going to pay $10 for this you not going to have a good time. This game was a joke. Game play was too easy story line doesn't make sense pretty horrible 3/10
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 18 agosto 2011
COMMUNISM RETURNS AND CAN'T BE PLAYED
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