Excerpt: The casual gaming market has really boomed in the last few years. Often a gamer would have a few minutes to fill with a short game, and more often a non-gamer would want to start with something simple and quick.
Summary: Homefront is set 10 years after the economic collapse of the United States and follows the American Civilian Resistance as they fight to reclaim their homeland from an oppressive North Korean occupation, featuring a personal, story-driven single player campaign and a full suite of multiplayer...
Shooting your way through American suburbs has never been so fun
27 April 2011
Excerpt: Homefront is a modern first person shooter developed by Kaos Studios in partnership with Digital Extremes and published by THQ. It's set on the unconventional homeland of The United States of America in the not too distant future (2027 to be precise).
Pros: great believable story, Great, Fun multiplayer
Cons: Campaign too short, No new gameplay aspects, MP often frustrating
Excerpt: FPS titles no longer focus on the single player experience. It's a sad fact but one that's becoming increasingly true with the release each new game as the single player lover is left in the dark.
Excerpt: Homefront Review Publisher: THQ Platform: PC , Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 UK Price as reviewed: £22.99 (inc VAT) US Price as reviewed: $47.89 (ex tax) It's interesting to look back on preview events after a game has been released and consider how the final product differs from the way in which it was...
Summary: A Battlefield addict will find Homefront’s BP system frustrating, the drones annoying and the status of vehicles extremely disappointing. A Call of Duty aficionado will not find the gun selection or gun differences large enough and the snipers too overpowered.
Summary: Homefront is really a multiplayer affair; if you aren’t into online play, then this is, at best, a bargain bin purchase. However, if you don’t have a problem mixing it up with strangers from around the globe, then you’re in for a treat.
Conclusion: Although Homefront isn't the perfect FPS shooter it proves to be just as much fun as most of its competitors whilst the breath-taking setting and fantastic plot impress. Worth buying if even to watch the cut-scenes.