Chinese Newspaper Believes The Onion, Really Thinks Kim Jong-un Is The …

People's Daily is China's newspaper of record. It's the paper of the Chinese Communist Party—a mouthpiece of the government. And today, it figured out that The Onion is not America's newspaper of record. » 11/27/12 7:00am 11/27/12 7:00am

Red Dawn's Writer Didn't Actually Write Homefront's Script, Say…

In a superb autopsy of Kaos Studios, closed three months after it finished Homefront for THQ, Gamasutra's Leigh Alexander paints a vivid picture of a studio doomed by meddling, duplicitous executives, and filled with underqualified managers, overworked developers and even an overflowing urinal. » 7/08/12 3:00pm 7/08/12 3:00pm

Video Game Almost Predicted Kim Jong-Il's Death

Kim Jong-il, who has ruled the Communist state of North Korea since 1994, has passed away. Which means 2011 shooter Homefront was only two weeks off making one of the most timely (if accidental) fictional statements in video game history. » 12/18/11 10:32pm 12/18/11 10:32pm

Homefront Studio Shut Down, Series Creation Shifting To Montreal

The New York City-based developer of Homefront, Kaos Studios, has been shut down, according to a source close to the studio. It's not clear if the shutdown was due to the performance of the game, the high cost of operating a studio or some combination of factors. We've reached out to THQ for official confirmation. » 6/13/11 11:36am 6/13/11 11:36am

Metro 2033: Last Light, uDraw HD and Other Highlights From the People…

Publisher THQ had some good news and bad news to deliver today, starting with the not-so-great results from its last financial year. The publisher lost a cool $136 million USD. But it had some good news for fans of Metro 2033, Homefront and the very successful uDraw gaming tablet that hit the Wii last year. » 5/03/11 5:40pm 5/03/11 5:40pm

Homefront Vs. The Canceled Heartland, A Tale Of Two U.S. Invasions

The co-creator of Twisted Metal, David Jaffe, wanted to make a game about the Chinese military invading the United States once upon a time. Heartland for the PSP would have been "a very liberal response to the Bush administration and the Iraq War," Jaffe has said, a first-person shooter that evoked intense emotion. » 4/18/11 4:30pm 4/18/11 4:30pm

Red Dawn Remake Pulls A Homefront, Retcons Korean Invasion Of U.S.

The forthcoming remake of Red Dawn, the 1984 film in which American teenagers band together to fight invading Soviet forces, will feature a North Korean invasion of the United States, not a Russian one, similar to just-released shooter Homefront. Why is that so interesting? Because they already shot the film as a… » 3/16/11 4:30pm 3/16/11 4:30pm

Homefront Balloons Don't Fly in San Francisco [Update]

A Homefront promotion for the Game Developers Conference involved releasing hundreds of red balloons in the downtown of one of the most environmentally conscious cities in America. Many floated into its neighboring bay. Bad idea? Yeah, you could say that. [Update] GameStop has released a statement, saying publisher THQ … » 3/02/11 8:00pm 3/02/11 8:00pm