Glitches and wobbles aside, Homefront: The Revolution is an adequate shooter that features some interesting moments. It isn’t bad, but it isn’t good either.
It doesn’t seem like a Timesplitters sequel is coming anytime soon, but as a consolation prize, Homefront: The Revolution has the next best thing.
Instead of competitive multiplayer, Homefront: The Revolution is getting a four-player online co-op mode in May. Quite an interesting path for a fairly low-interest game like Homefront to have co-op multiplayer. But it certainly could be refreshing.
Homefront: The Revolution is coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC on May 17. Here’s a new trailer showing more of Philadelphia in 2029, occupied by Korean forces.
Last year, before E3, and back when Dambuster Studios was still called Crytek Nottingham and hadn’t been sold to Deep Silver, I saw a presentation of Homefront: The Revolution in action. I thought it looked fantastic, like an open-world version of Half-Life 2’s City 17.
At Microsoft’s Gamescom conference today, Deep Silver Dambuster has given us a glimpse of the single-player campaign in their upcoming open-world shooter, Homefront: The Revolution, along with a rather nice CG trailer, seen above.
In the wake of Crytek's financial troubles, Deep Silver has just acquired the rights to Homefront: The Revolution and will develop the game under a new Nottingham-based studio, the publisher announced today.
As Crytek continues to face financial difficulties, we're hearing of more departures at the troubled company. This week, Homefront: The Revolution game director Hasit Zala resigned from his position at Crytek UK, according to three people familiar with goings-on at the studio.
There's still trouble at Crytek, the independent game developer behind games like Crysis and Ryse. And as of yesterday, the bulk of employees at Crytek's UK office are no longer going to work, according to people familiar with the situation.
Crytek has finally revealed what it’s doing with Homefront, THQ’s last stab at a big-budget shooter: it’s turning it into a free-roaming guerilla warfare FPS. On first impressions, it’s like Homefront meets Far Cry, set in a future Philadelphia dotted with encampments of Korean occupying forces to be photographed with…