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Deep Silver: We released Homefront: The Revolution too early

The publisher of Homefront: The Revolution, Deep Silver, has said that it should have waited to release the shooter. Speaking to MCV, the firm admitted that the title was ‘less of a success’ than it had hoped, and said that it had learnt a lot from Homefront’s release. The shooter …

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Busy May could boost summer sales, says Homefront’s dev

The busy May release schedule could result in healthy sales throughout the summer. Speaking to MCV, the narrative designer for Homefront: The Revolution, Stephen Rhodes, said that many people will be unable to afford all of the games launching this month. Thus, consumers will continue to buy them throughout the …

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The Big Game – Homefront: The Revolution

As a franchise, Homefront tells a pretty bleak story – and I’m not referring to the series’ narrative of the USA being invaded by Korea. The first Homefront, a hugely ambitious release for THQ, launched to mediocre reviews (70 on Metacritic) in March 2011 and saw publisher THQ’s stock price …

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‘There’s a reason we’re not calling it Homefront 2’

Homefront is dead; long live Homefront. The 2011 shooter came to market with lofty aspirations, positioned from the off as THQ’s attempt to steal a slice of the market dominated by Battlefield and Call of Duty. It tried to present a more grounded narrative, centred on resistance fighters in a …

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GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

Homefront: The Revolution is still alive and kicking, and looks to be set for release next year. The game disappeared for quite some time after its initial reveal, leading to questions over its current state of development – and whether it would even see a release. However, Microsoft’s Gamescom conference …

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Crytek says it will fix its damaged reputation with quality products

Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli admits that the studio’s reputation has been damaged by recent controversy, but that the firm can turn that around. The developer hit financial difficulties earlier this summer, with staff going unpaid. It led to the company streamlining its business and selling off its Homefront IP – …

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Crytek CEO: ‘We’re not perfect; we paid the price for transformation’

The founder and CEO of Crytek has admitted that the studio has ‘paid the price’ to downsize and cut costs. The Far Cry, Crysis and Homefront: The Revolution developer was hit by job losses and staff salary payment issues earlier this year, before selling the Homefront IP to publisher Deep …

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