Gamescom will be a place of many wonders this year and among those will be a title announced today called Red Faction: Battlegrounds to be published by THQ on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. The famous fan-favorite destructibility will make its triumphant return once again in Red Faction: Battlegrounds and is accompanied by the addition of mechs, tanks, and other annihilation-based vehicular weapons. This title will be digitally distributed across the PSN and XBLA store and marketplace respectively.
Combat will take place below and on top of Mars territory as developer Volition Inc. executive produces the project developed by THQ Digital Studios UK who sets out for players to experience a four-man (or woman) local / online multi-player experience across game modes like Survival, Annihilate, and Flag Frenzy. Ranking up will unlock bonuses for the upcoming full title Red Faction: Armageddon. The aim of is to provide a totally easy-to-get-hooked version of the franchise and interest old players and new alike with the downloadable entry Red Faction Battlegrounds.
Hit the break for the announcement trailer and screens released today for this title.