Homefront: The Revolution Announced

Crytek and Deep Silver have announced a new first-person shooter – Homefront: The Revolution, a sequel to the 2011 game Homefront.

The game is being developed at Crytek’s UK based Nottingham studio – formerly known as Free Radical that developed Timesplitters, Second Sight and Haze. Crytek acquired the Homefront IP from publisher THQ in early 2013 after THQ went into administration

Set in Philadelphia which has become a police state and a near future dystopia where catastrophic events have brought the USA to its knees and enabled North Korean forces to impose a brutal military occupation”. The game promises “a living, breathing, open world responds to your actions.

Homefront The Revolution features:

  • Explore a living, breathing open world – experience true open world gameplay in a first person shooter, brought to life with astonishing CRYENGINE-powered visuals
  • Wage Guerrilla Warfare – this is no linear shooter; learn the art of guerrilla warfare and use ambush, infiltration and hit and run tactics against your foe in thrilling un-scripted firefights
  • Build the Resistance – recruit revolutionaries to the cause, establish bases and safehouses, capture and customise a deadly arsenal, and build improvised, homebrew weapons for your Guerrilla Tool Kit
  • Ignite the Revolution – from oppressed citizen to revolutionary leader, an epic single-player campaign tells the story of the second War of Independence. The dynamic, evolving world responds to your actions as an oppressed nation rises up in defiance against the occupation
  • Online co-op – take the battle online, form a Resistance Cell with your friends and earn your reputation as Heroes of the Revolution

 

 

Homefront: The Revolution will be available in 2015 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

 

Source: CVG

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