Red Faction: Armageddon is a third-person shooter game released in 2011. It is the fourth title in the Red Faction series of video games. The game is set on Mars in the year 2170. Players are tasked to reclaim areas of the planet and protect settlers from the Martians. The player controls the character of Darius Mason. The game features new weapons for the character, as well as better mobility. One of the features in the game is the character’s nano forge abilities. This enables the character to increase the damage done. However, there is a timer that limits the use of the nano forge.
Players need to complete tasks in order to progress through the game. Majority of the game takes place underground in caves and man-made structures. Players can collect objects in different locations. These objects can be useful in upgrading equipment. After completing the main campaign, the player is rewarded with a powerful weapon that can be used when the game is played again.
Red Faction: Armageddon can be played in multiplayer mode. It offers one game mode called Exterminator, wherein players must work with other players to fight waves of Plague. In total, there are 30 waves and 15 maps to complete.