Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original red faction, red faction: guerrilla allows players to take the role of an insurgent Fighter with the newly re-established red faction movement as they battle for liberation from the oppressive Earth defense force. Red faction: guerrilla still defines the limits of destruction-based game-play with a huge open-world, fast-paced guerrilla-style combat, and true physics-based destruction.
- Open world Guerrilla Warfare - launch attacks based on your own gameplay style, take on missions in any order you choose, or engage in destructive activities to weaken the edf's grip on MaRS
- Strategic destruction - use destruction to your tactical advantage, setting ambushes or Chain reaction explosions to attack enemy stronghold and permanently modify the game environment
- Evolving & emergent gameplay - carve your path through an ever-changing landscape as you improvise your combat tactics - mixing gameplay styles, vehicles, weapons and explosives to defeat the edf
- Epic sci-fi setting - explore the huge, unforgiving martian landscape, from the desolate mining outpost of parker to the gleaming edf capital city of eos
- Multiplayer combat - there is No place to hide when you put your Guerrilla Warfare skills to the test in a variety of highly destructive multiplayer combat modes