Set between the storylines of Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2, Resistance: Retribution takes players to the heart of Western Europe where we meet a new hero: James Grayson. A former British Marine who was forced to kill his own brother inside a Chimeran conversion centre, Grayson is on a mission for revenge. Learning that the Chimera in Western Europe have evolved a terrifying new method of converting humans, Grayson joins the Maquis - the European resistance - to take part in Operation Overstrike and the wider war to rid the continent of the Chimera.