Red Faction II is the sequel to Red Faction, set five years after the first game. It was developed by Volition Inc. and published by THQ.
Five years after the first game, the E.D.F. has claimed the nanotechnology that was created by Axel Capek. It was used by the Commonwealth the strengthen the military and creates super soldiers. Chancellor Victor Sopot becomes afraid of the soldiers and orders their execution. The ones that survived band together and join the Red Faction.