THQ Ships Ground-Breaking Open-World Shooter Red Faction: Guerrilla™

Volition, Inc.’s® Latest Release Empowers Players to Ignite a Revolution, Set Mars Free and Unleash Total Destruction

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. –(Business Wire)– Jun 02, 2009 THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) and Volition, Inc.® today announced the release of the highly anticipated, destruction-based shooter Red Faction®: Guerrilla™, now available worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Powered by the Geo-Mod™ 2.0 destruction engine, Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter, featuring realistic, physics-based destruction, a story-driven single-player campaign and a massive suite of innovative multiplayer options. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Red Faction: Guerrilla is now available for the suggested retail price of $59.99.

“Red Faction: Guerrilla combines true physics-based destruction with open-world game-play to give players an experience like nothing they’ve played before,” said Kevin Kraff, vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. “Volition has delivered an extremely innovative product that takes the open-world genre in a new direction and we’ve seen that reflected in the strong review scores worldwide.”

“Red Faction: Guerrilla was developed using Volition’s proprietary Geo-Mod 2.0 physics engine, resulting in the most realistic and dynamic destruction ever seen in a video game,” said Mike Kulas, vice president, product development and general manager, Volition, Inc. “The destruction system results in endless game-play possibilities across both the single-player campaign and extensive multiplayer modes.”

Red Faction: Guerrilla has earned critical acclaim from leading gaming enthusiast press worldwide:

“Red Faction: Guerrilla delivers on its promise of destruction, and offers an experience unlike anything else out there.” – 9 out of 10 – Game of the Month
– Game Informer (US)

“Guerrilla is the best summer blockbuster of this generation, filled to the brim with gaming superlatives.” – 93%
– Xbox World 360 (UK)

“A true Gem” – 9 out of 10 – Editors Choice
– Official PlayStation Magazine (Australia)