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Old 12-14-10, 06:33 PM
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Homefront...March 2011

I'm a bit surprised no talk or trailers for this game yet. I was so-so on it to begin with but after watching somne recent trailers in both single and multi-player my interests have perked. Seems to have a good storyline written by the same person who wrote "Red Dawn". The look is pretty good and the fact it's basically war in your backyard, hometown, shopping mall, whatever.

Here's a link to a interview with Jeremy Greiner about the story and some game footage over at Gamespot. Pretty good...at 7:48

http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/acti...&mode=previews


And this is from E3 on stage game footage...about 16 min

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVB2Tto9RW8
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Old 12-14-10, 09:08 PM
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I've had a close eye on this game too. I'm hoping this will pickup where my addiction to CoD leaves off.
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It called my attention. I'll make up my mind closer to release date.
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I've had my eye on this for a while. It's from the same company that made Frontlines: Fuel Of War. That was a pretty good game. Not quite as polished as COD or Battlefield. But it was pretty fun and definitely worth playing.
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The story sounds really cool, so as long as the gameplay is at least half as good as the story sounds, I'll definitely rent it.
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Just found out about this game.....surprised there is not much talk about it. If you look at online videos and interviews with the developers...this game should be awesome!!!!!
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Xplay is reporting that the DLC for the game will be Xbox 360 exlusive for a short time.
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Old 01-16-11, 08:36 AM
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If the developers nail good gameplay for this title, I do believe this will be a hit title and pleasant surprise to many gamers who like myself have not heard of this title up to this point. This was supposedly introduced at E3 last year and I do not remember hearing about it. I did not have the time to watch all E3 had to offer since one does have to work but never heard any mention of this title until I read about it online yesterday.
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I've been following this one for a few months. My favorite genre of fiction is post-apocalyptic and Red Dawn was a favorite movie for me growing up so I can't wait to have battles at Circuit City and Lumber Liquidators through an invaded America. Should be a blast. (pun intended)
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I've been following this one for a few months. My favorite genre of fiction is post-apocalyptic and Red Dawn was a favorite movie for me growing up so I can't wait to have battles at Circuit City and Lumber Liquidators through an invaded America. Should be a blast. (pun intended)
Without a doubt...post-apocalyptic....Red Dawn...love this movie and have since I watched it in the eighties. I hope you have played Enslaved. Awesome game which flew under my radar until last month. Enslaved has become one of my all time games ranking up there with the likes of Uncharted. I actually like Enslaved more than my Uncharted games. I am very excited about Homefront especially after watching the video interview with the developers.
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An occupied America is an interesting backdrop for a game. The multiplayer trailer I watched looks pretty intense. Sort of like a COD/Battlefield mix.
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This game has moved to "Number 2" on my list behind Bulletstone for having. The more I've read the more Ilike it. And it appears the devs will make it close to reality with the odds against you in terms of forces, weapons and even fellow Americans. And they added a bit realism in it with actually business names, areas like a neighborhood street or mall. It won't be a typical war shooter for sure.
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This game has moved to "Number 2" on my list behind Bulletstone for having. The more I've read the more Ilike it. And it appears the devs will make it close to reality with the odds against you in terms of forces, weapons and even fellow Americans. And they added a bit realism in it with actually business names, areas like a neighborhood street or mall. It won't be a typical war shooter for sure.
This game has moved to number 2 on my list to play after Killzone 3. I will be looking for a $39.99 price for it though. Should not be too hard to find at that price within about one month of it's initial release. I also think a lot of people will buy it and try to unload it on ebay once they have finished it....unless the multi-player is top notch then maybe not.
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Old 01-16-11, 05:07 PM
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When it was announced at E3, I thought what they showed looked really good and had potential. However, recent gameplay trailers have really disappointed me. It looks like it'll just end up being a second-rate FPS and reminds me of Haze due to the look of the game.

I might rent it. Not planning a purchase, but I want to review it.
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I'll wait on this game.
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When it was announced at E3, I thought what they showed looked really good and had potential. However, recent gameplay trailers have really disappointed me. It looks like it'll just end up being a second-rate FPS and reminds me of Haze due to the look of the game.

I might rent it. Not planning a purchase, but I want to review it.
Some people are comparing it to Freedom Fighters which is not a bad thing. I would agree to a point however it is a much upgraded version of Freedom Fighters. Watching some of the game during the interview video with the developers where they explained portions of the game and what they were trying to do with it has me excited to play it. If they can release this game with quality gameplay, it will be a winner.
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I am picking this up...but depending on coop options, this may get 6 purchases or 1 from my game group...but since they have kept quiet on coop I think that there will be none...or if there is it will be ANOTHER stupid HORDE type mode......

One of the reasons I am the only one in our group getting Bulletstorm is because the horde type mode is getting a big yawn from our group..
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One of the reasons I am the only one in our group getting Bulletstorm is because the horde type mode is getting a big yawn from our group..


The "Hord" mode in Bulletstorm is not the average Horde mode by any means nor Bulletstorm the average shooter.
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360 is getting an exclusive map.

Exclusive Homefront Map for Xbox 360 Only

The upcoming blockbuster Homefront puts you on the front lines in defense of the United States. Set in the year 2027 and written by John Milius (Red Dawn, Apocalypse Now), America has fallen and is now occupied by a nuclear-armed North Korean Army. Homefront delivers highly competitive, emotionally charged, story-driven single-player infantry and vehicle action.

Multiplayer action features large scale warfare with an incredible array of infantry and vehicular combat and innovative mechanics.

Xbox 360 owners will receive a special bonus when the game launches on March 8, with an exclusive multiplayer map "Suburb" included on all disc copies of the game.

"Suburb" Map Details

Suburb can accommodate up to 24 online players, its tight layout is great for close quarters combat across multiple game modes. As U.S forces move against the KPA in an attempt to gain control of the Montrose Security Checkpoint (aka "the Wall"), fight through a suburban neighborhood that has become a ghost town, its residents relocated to nearby labor camps. Empty houses and buildings offer extensive cover during the firefight while rooftops and even tree houses provide excellent sniper positions.

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Originally Posted by K&AJones View Post
The "Hord" mode in Bulletstorm is not the average Horde mode by any means nor Bulletstorm the average shooter.
Zombies on two Call of Duty games...Horde on Gears....Halo's Firefight mode....Zombies on Red Dead...all these coop modes are you and your friends surviving wave after wave of enemies....it gets old. While Bulletstorm adds the twist of combo scoring, it still is the same type of mode...

I want more objective based coop....A story coop would be great, but that is not going to happen, but at least something like Spec Ops from MW2, or the first free dlc for Red Dead...or the GRAW 2 coop...
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I may rent it but it's not high on my must have list anymore. Killzone 3 and Brink have my attention on the FPS genre.
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The connection to Frontlines has me worried since I thought the demo of that was pretty much awful. Hopefully they'll release a demo for this one so we can give it a try as there's no way I'll buy it blind.
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The connection to Frontlines has me worried...
Yeah, I'm having a hard time getting excited. Frontlines was fun. But ultimate it was fairly average and forgettable. So I'll probably wait for a demo or some reviews before I place an order.
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Yeah, I'm having a hard time getting excited. Frontlines was fun. But ultimate it was fairly average and forgettable. So I'll probably wait for a demo or some reviews before I place an order.
$39.99 or less...will not pay $59.99 for this game. Even with that said, the video interview with the developers has me excited to play this game. Ign.com or youtube as the interview on their site. Definitely a good look at what the game is like and the possibilities for this to be a great game.
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Some people are comparing it to Freedom Fighters which is not a bad thing. I would agree to a point however it is a much upgraded version of Freedom Fighters. Watching some of the game during the interview video with the developers where they explained portions of the game and what they were trying to do with it has me excited to play it. If they can release this game with quality gameplay, it will be a winner.
I liked what I played of Freedom Fighters, but it didn't blow me away. Not enough to purchase it anyways.

I'm just starting to become a lot more picky with the games that I play. If I hear good things, then I'll definitely play it, but it'll most-likely just be a rental unless it ends up wowing everyone.
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