Quantcast
Crytek to develop Homefront sequel - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Homefront  



Crytek to develop Homefront sequel


7:13 AM on 09.20.2011
Crytek to develop Homefront sequel  photo



Crysis developer Crytek has inked a deal with THQ to develop the next Homefront game, significantly raising the chances of the sequel actually being good. 

"Homefront's unique setting and storyline captivated gamers the world over," said THQ's Danny Bilson, expertly neglecting to mention the gameplay. "With Crytek's industry leading technology and legendary experience in the FPS genre, we're supremely confident that the next Homefront will deliver that AAA-quality experience that players demand."

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli believes that his studio can turn Homefront into a "truly blockbuster game." 

Although THQ's press release did not state so, it's said that Crytek UK will be handling the title.

Homefront had masses of potential, but spent most of its campaign fellating one of the NPCs -- an NPC who was completely unlikable due to his snotty attitude and perpetually straining voice actor. I hope the next game builds its experience around the player, rather than a bunch of nobodies who insist on opening every single door for you. 

Here's hoping!








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Deep Silver acquires Homefront IP photo
Deep Silver acquires Homefront IP
11:45 AM on 07.30.2014





timeline following:
Homefront



2:40 PM on 07.26.2011
Homefront's 'The Rock' DLC hits 360 on July 28

Detailing its upcoming Xbox Live Marketplace releases, Microsoft has revealed the release date for "The Rock" map pack for THQ's Homefront. Fans of the first-person shooter can grab the 400 MS Point pack on August 28. Last we...more



9:20 AM on 07.20.2011
Homefront map pack 'The Rock' detailed

If you're still playing Homefront's respectable multiplayer offerings, listen up. There's a new map pack on the way soon, and it's called "The Rock."The pack will feature four maps, including a tight-combat environment set in...more



7:00 AM on 03.15.2011
Review: Homefront

It’s a mere 16 years into our future. The nuclear-armed Greater Korean Republic has crumbled the infrastructure of the United States with a catastrophic EMP strike. The Koreans have brought the war to our doorstep, impr...more





Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

reviews

12:00 PM on 07.23.2014
Review: Sokobond

Chemistry is governed by a definite set of rules. Opposite charges attract, like dissolves like, matter is always conserved. There are more rules than just those, but one of the great things about the study of matter and its ...more



11:00 AM on 07.22.2014
Review: The Walking Dead Season 2: Amid the Ruins

The last episode of The Walking Dead was probably my favorite one yet -- and that's including all of Lee's tale from the first season. Clem has made the switch from tough to full-on badass depending on your choices, and ...more



8:00 AM on 07.22.2014
Review: Dark Souls II: The Crown of the Sunken King

2014 has been very good to me, but Dark Souls II is one of my favorite games of the year. Many debates have raged on as to whether or not it's as exceptional as its predecessor (Demon's Souls is better than bot...more



View all reviews






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more