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Crytek's Homefront 2 announced

by Ben Parfitt

Monday, June 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM BST

 

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Crytek and Deep Silver have announced they are to share publishing duties on new shooter Homefront: The Revolution.

 

The open-world sequel to 2011 shooter Homefront is due for release on PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2015.

 

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The first Homefront was a pretty good game. The multiplayer was a little arcadey, but still deep enough to differentiate itself from CoD. It kept me entertained for quite a while. 

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Nice, I see it apparently is only for "next gen" consoles. Would be great if that is the case.

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Looks like... err, Crysis 2, actually. With all the vaseline they could find to cover the road surface, too. I'll give it a chance for now, but only in hopes it will yet manage to distance itself from being another Modern Ghost Advanced Recon Warfare.

I don't even remember what in particular I didn't like about the first Homefront.

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Looks like... err, Crysis 2, actually. With all the vaseline they could find to cover the road surface, too. I'll give it a chance for now, but only in hopes it will yet manage to distance itself from being another Modern Ghost Advanced Recon Warfare.

I don't even remember what in particular I didn't like about the first Homefront.

 

The first one was OK, definitely enjoyable and worthy of a sequel. Too bad THQ are not around to do it, but Deep Silver are crazy enough to support a more liberal and possibly more creative project. And yeah get used to it, the DX11/DX12 current-gen era will forever be remembered as the KY Shine Age.

 

EDIT: and this is definitely more Call of Battle Warfare, i don't think it has any allusions of being anything else, so fair enough

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...Deep Silver are crazy enough to support a more liberal and possibly more creative project. ...

 You mean a more communist project. Glory to the Great Leader!

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 You mean a more communist project. Glory to the Great Leader!

 

Would not put it passed Deep Silver to send journalists a huge bust of Our Great Leader. Good morning America! Crop yields are up 50% and tractor production has never been higher!

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Better yet, this game is coming to Linux! [link]

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Better yet, this game is coming to Linux! [link]

 

Neat, this will help Steam machines.

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Better yet, this game is coming to Linux! [link]

It should support AMD's Mantle API too.

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Most importantly, it's the first ever Crytek game with no obviously odd spelling in the title!

 

But yeah, support for Linux is great, and i fully expect the PC to take the lead on this one. The more the merrier.

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Is this another generic FPS?

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Is this another generic FPS?

It's not going to set new standards i would guess, but you never know. We all thought Wolfenstein New Order was going to suck, but it turned out great. Be more positive!

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