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Back to the Red Planet in the Same Story with a Different Console PlayStation 2’s 2001 shooter is back to lift our nostalgia levels and break ground. The original Red Faction is now available for PlayStation 4 home console. Hence, you can relive the early days of shooting mars oppressors, and experience the undertones of a rebel saga at its origins, fifteen years later. Red Faction represents the latest port from THQ Nordic, who were recently busy with Darksiders: Warmastered and Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition: previous generation titles that opened to critical acclaim. By re-releasing previous titles on current gen consoles, they’ve kept their great names alive, lest they be forgotten in the sea of new releases. Additionally, they’ve allowed current generation players their own chance to play titles many of us remember fondly, a fact THQ Nordic Business and Product Development Director Reinhard Pollice expressed excitement for: “Playing Red Faction for the first time is one of my favorite memories on ‘PlayStation 2’,” he said in a press release. “The team at THQ Nordic is thrilled to be able to share that experience with a whole new generation of players on ‘PlayStation 4’.” Sure, he’s not the only one excited. Though we play on a new console,
THQ Nordic has announced via a press release that its 2001 title, Red Faction, has been removed from Germany’s “list of media harmful to young persons” thirteen years after the game was added to it. “Numerous discussions, tact and some skillful powers of persuasion were required to achieve this result,” wrote the publisher who believes that this decision will have quite an impact in the future. “We will, of course, still be nurturing our extensive games portfolio that now comprises over 350 titles, and will do our utmost to ensure that gamers can play our games in future,” said THQ Nordic’s Publishing Director Jans Binsmaier. “We were aware of the implications of this momentous decision, and needed to adopt a bold approach.” The publisher’s Vienna arm now plans to hold “further discussions” with The Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (BPjM). However, the nature of discussions have not yet been disclosed. READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!