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Manhattan-based Kaos Studios -- developers of Frontlines: Fuel of War and Homefront -- has been closed. THQ confirmed the closure to Joystiq this afternoon, noting that the company's UK-based studio, THQ Digital Warrington, has also been closed. The Warrington studio previously worked on Red Fact...

June 13th 2011 at 12:16pm 0 Comments
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During an event today promoting SyFy's Red Faction: Origins tie-in movie, THQ's creative / biz dev director Lenny Brown shared with Joystiq his thoughts on the reception of the recent download-only release in the franchise, Red Faction: Battlegrounds. "I think it's a little bit of a disappointme...

April 15th 2011 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Man, is there anything more pretentious than a game reviewer? Just look at him, stirring his whole leaf Darjeeling tea with a gold-rimmed monocle, sneering at any game that doesn't aspire to turn Roger Ebert into a weepy Gamestop customer. Why can't he just enjoy a four-player vehicular combat ga...

April 11th 2011 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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This ain't your granddaddy's Red Faction. We'd wager it's not your daddy's Red Faction either. Nope, Red Faction: Battlegrounds is a horse of an entirely different color. Specifically, it's a fixed-view car combat game with a focus on party-style multiplayer. Quite the departure, right? Check out...

April 6th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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There's no time to waste with silly banter, dear reader -- this week's European PSN update is a doozy. There's the downloadable launch of MAG, a beta for SOCOM: Special Forces, a demo for Motorstorm Apocalypse, and the arrival of Red Faction Battlegrounds, just for starters. To top it all off, th...

April 6th 2011 at 10:04am 0 Comments
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Man, it seems like our whole day has been about Red Faction: Battlegrounds. Not only is THQ Digital's destruction derby available today on PSN (and tomorrow on Xbox Live), but the studio has released a metric ton of screenshots and a launch trailer, both of which are posted after the jump.

April 5th 2011 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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THQ's downloadable game about Mars cars, Red Faction: Battlegrounds, will launch in Europe in the first week of April, according to a statement from THQ to Eurogamer. No North American date has been announced, but the overwhelming majority of PSN and XBLA releases arrive here the same week as the...

March 7th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If you were one of those lucky few PlayStation Plus members selected for the Red Factions: Battlegrounds beta, you'll have an extra week to zoom around and blow junk up. Word comes via the PlayStation Blog, where Volition community manager J Goldberg also announced that 1,000 more PlayStation Plus...

October 21st 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments