Pre-order Red Faction: Armageddon from OnLive, get a free OnLive Game System

by Alex Morgen on May 5, 2011

in General Gaming News Bits

Red Faction: Armageddon from OnLive

OnLive and THQ are offering a great way to get the upcoming Red Faction: Armageddon and a free OnLive Game System. OnLive has announced that Red Faction: Armageddon will be available to play from OnLive beginning on its launch date of June 7, 2011 (as early as 12:01 a.m. EDT). Pre-order Red Faction: Armageddon today and OnLive will give you a free OnLive Game System ($99 value) and the original Red Faction Guerilla game for free. Can’t get a better pre-order deal than that.

OnLive offers on-demand HD streaming games and are playable on the PC/Mac platform, including the OnLive MicroConsole Game System. Game progress is saved on the cloud, allowing players to continue their game from the HDTV OnLive Game System or a computer. Achievements and video gameplay clips (Brag Clips) are also supported. OnLive also frequently offers Friday or weekend game deals and a $9.99 a month  PlayPack subscription plan with access to unlimited play of over 50 games.

To pre-order Red Faction: Armageddon or more details on this pre-order offer, visit

Press release:

OnLive Unleashes Red Faction: Armageddon June 7 Highly Anticipated Sci-Fi Action Thriller

FREE OnLive Game System and Red Faction: Guerilla with Pre-order

Palo Alto, Calif. — May 4, 2011 — OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games, today announced that THQ’s Red Faction®: ArmageddonTM will launch on the OnLive® platform day and date to the North American release of this highly anticipated game beginning at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on June 7.

A free OnLive Game System and free Red Faction: Guerilla are available instantly with each pre-order of the spine-tingling thriller in an exclusive promotional offer[1].

OnLive members enjoy immediate and seamless access to OnLive’s constantly expanding list of titles with over 50 individual games—including Red Faction: Armageddon and its predecessor Red Faction: Guerilla and a growing library of great games in OnLive’s all-you-can-play PlayPack bundle. The game will be available on TVs via the OnLive Game System and on nearly any Mac® or PC via OnLive’s instant-play service.

In Red Faction: Armageddon, you play as demolition expert Darius Mason, the grandson of Alec Mason who defeated the Earth Defense Force years ago. Harness the destructive powers of the Nano Forge and the signature weapon the Magnet Gun to transform the world into your weapon and bring it crashing down upon your enemies.

“Following the success of Homefront on the OnLive platform, we’re excited to also bring the next installment of the Red Faction series to this instant-play service,” said Danny Bilson, THQ Executive Vice President, Core Games. “Red Faction: Armageddon is all about incredible weaponry and explosive destruction, and OnLive’s innovative technology is a natural complement and great home for this new game. We can’t wait for people to blow the entire world apart in the OnLive Arena.”

Red Faction: Armageddon supports OnLive’s latest exclusive social gaming enhancements including automatic Brag Clip™ video recording to capture key in-game Achievements and Spectator Voice Chat giving gamers the ability to watch, talk and cheer other players live in OnLive’s one-of-a-kind massive spectating Arena.

“One of the first OnLive launch titles, Red Faction: Guerrilla has remained within our top sellers for the past 10 months,” said OnLive VP of Games & Media John Spinale. “With the newest installment of THQ’s popular franchise available on the OnLive platform on the same day-and-date with disc-based distribution, we give the legions of Red Faction fans instant access to this sought-after game on their PC, Mac and TV with no lines at the stores, no delivery charge and no downloads.”

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