2280 A.D. The last few survivors of a ruined Earth seek a new home: Mars, a planet whose inhabitants didn't take too kindly to outsiders. The Red Solstice is a tense, tactical, squad-based action game. Fight to survive with up to 8 players in co-op, or lead your own squad in single-player mode.
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Mixed (19) - 57% of the 19 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (688) - 77% of the 688 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 9, 2015

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January 15

The Red Solstice - rolls again!

The Red Solstice is free for 48 hours as part of our Humble Bundle promotion. We are thrilled to see so many players online once more.

Join us at discord for talk with devs and community!

HINTS - Basic field knowledge
Multiplayer mode is made to present a more challenging but ultimate COOP experience, so if those of you who have just started playing are having hard time surviving, we suggest you try playing at least through the first singleplayer mission in order to familiarize yourself with the game mechanics.

It is a good idea to start with larger teams on easier difficulties, try keeping at the outer edges of the map as much as possible, try to collect as much supplies from the buildings as possible in the first part of the game, and stick with your teammates.

The Red Solstice universe
We would also like to use this opportunity to mention that Solstice Chronicles: MIA, our single player based twin stick shooter game set in The Red Solstice universe.


Those of you who like our work will be happy to hear that we are preparing another big update and surprise for FRIDAY 19 Jan, an update with some bug fixes and some additional content plus some exciting news about our upcoming projects.

For the end, some cool TRS video!
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December 27, 2017

Medal update!

Hello marines,

We've updated and fixed some medals that were problematic, it's not a big patch, but it's something.

  • Elite Campaign Order - fixed so that requirements meets description
  • Distinguished Force Specialist - fixed, was not available at all
  • Cross Of Honor - fixed Vivian initially being set to "dead" instead of alive
  • Silver star - will require 0 secondary missions now
  • Legion Of Merit - requirements meet description now
  • *Fixed major bug in all medals where Tyler Hunt evac hasn't been registered properly

We'll try to push up more updates in future.

Thanks for staying with us!
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“The Red Solstice is evocative, deeply engaging action that lives primarily in its diversity of tactics.”
81/100 – http://www.4players.de/4players.php/dispbericht/PC-CDROM/Test/29007/81273/0/The_Red_Solstice.html

“What do you get when you take the likes of Dead Space and Starcraft and throw them in a blender? A bloody cascade that is The Red Solstice.”
85/100 – HookedGamers

“Players looking for a challenge will be right at home, and anyone who wants to experiment with different strategies will find a wealth of variety here. They manage to succeed in delivering an atmospheric tactical strategy game where friends become allies and allies become monster food.”
4.5/5 – Co-Optimus

About This Game

Spiritual successor of NOTD games!

If you think you have what it takes to survive the onslaught, go forth, Space Marine!

The Red Solstice is a tactical, squad-based survival game set in the distant future on Mars, playable in single-player or with up to 8 players in cooperative online multiplayer.

Roam freely over huge maps, complete randomized objectives and deal with surprise events that keep you on the edge of your seat.

Survive and conquer by any means necessary. Get stronger every time. Level up to unlock new weapons and abilities. Try to survive the storm.

Key features

  • Take the Lead: Issue commands and set waypoints and objectives for your friends as you outsmart and outgun your way through the derelict domiciles of Tharsis.
  • Play Your Way, Together: With support for 8-player co-op, play as one of 8 distinct, customizable classes, each with unique abilities and traits.
  • Odd Jobs: Tackle an onslaught of randomly generated events with just one hour to make your mark. From zone defense to supply retrieval, you’re never short of enemies to kill and objectives to complete.
  • Earn and Learn: Kill to earn experience points and unlock new abilities and classes. Heal allies, deploy turrets, launch grenades, set traps and much, much more.
  • Tactical Single-Player: Play on your own and lead a squad through a satisfying single-player campaign, and lead your squad through a wide variety of levels using The Red Solstice's Tactical Mode, which lets you issue commands while slowing down the action.
  • Game NOT Over, Man: Killing ain’t easy. Drive back untold Martian horrors in multiple modes, maps and difficulties and get stronger every time. Even if you perish.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or Later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00 Ghz or Better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3800 / Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT or Better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: A Fine High Definition Audio Device Never Hurt Anyone
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL / OpenAL
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