Deep Silver Dambuster Studio has created a unique first person shooter video game experience that released in 2016. This particular game was also published by Deep Silver, and was intended to be a sequel to Homefront. This Homefront: The Revolution review will discuss the main features of this game.
|Type of game:||FPS|
|Developer:||Deep Silver & Dambuster Studios|
|Total Play Time:||12-16 hours|
|System Requirements:||CPU: Intel Quad Core i5 or AMD equivalent processor
GPU:GeForce GTX 560 TI (1024 MB) or equivalent
RAM: 6 GB
HDD Space: 38 GB
The World of Homefront: The Revolution
One of the biggest improvements in Homefront: The Revolution is the overall graphical quality of the game. The open world environment, texture quality, and global lighting all combine together to create a significantly higher quality gaming experience. The focus of the story is to generate a revolution in the American city of Philadelphia. The game has received mixed ratings from a collection of different gaming contributors. Some common complaints include the technical difficulties and common crashes filled throughout the single player experience.
Atmosphere and Location
The game play story takes place in the worn and torn ghetto establishment within the depths of Philadelphia. The dense city has become a ghetto environment, where surveillance patrols keep the citizens trapped in an environment that no longer supports the freedoms that the country was founded with.
The city of Philadelphia has been completely changed into a devastating, gloomy, war themed environment. The city has also been split into three significant zones. They are color coded, featuring Green, Yellow, and Red zones. Each zone has its own particular characteristics and background. It is important to pay attention to these characteristics when travelling through each color coded zone.
The Green Zone is the central region of the city where the Korean People’s Army possesses a stronghold on equipment, weapons, and energy. This portion of the city represents the strongest portion of Philadelphia in its current state. This portion of the city is extremely fortified and hard to break through.
The second region of Philadelphia is the Yellow Zone. This region represents the portion of the city where most of the citizens live within. Patrols happen all the time and can be difficult to advance through this region of the city.
The Red Zone is the final region of the city. This sector is completely destroyed, and is filled with damage and debris from the bombing invasion. This sector is suited best for the resistance forces. The Korean People’s Army occasionally searches this region to ensure that nobody from the resistance is exploring the area.
This area although is filled with resistance forces, equipment, and weapons to try and take out opposing patrol missions. The area is has experienced severe damage to most of the buildings in this zone. For the Korean People’s Army, this zone is forbidden. They have orders to eliminate anyone that travels through the red zone.
The native of Philadelphia, Ethan Brady is the main protagonist of the revolution based game, Homefront: The Revolution. Ethan finds purpose in attempting to recapture his native city of Philadelphia from the Korean People’s Army.
Americans have lost their dreams of living in a free country. The United States has turned into a country that seeks revolution, and a resistance is beginning to form. The second American Revolution is brewing, as citizens seek to return the American freedoms that had once existed.
The story game play focuses on the prospects of leading an unknown resistance movement in tactical warfare against an impressive North Korean combat force. The only pathway forward is to learn the tedious tricks to guerrilla warfare, and to tenaciously fight with these methods in order to advance through the streets of a war torn Philadelphia.
Players will have the opportunity to explore the streets of Phildelphia to try and find supplies and equipment. The Korean People’s Army possesses advanced weapons in comparison to the United States, and that is one of the reasons that the have inherited a significant advantage over the forces of the resistance. There are some bonus missions along the side of the main story that allow players to accomplish tasks like stealing equipment from the Korean People’s Army.
DLC and Expansion Packs
The main expansion for Homefront: The Revolution is the Expansion Pass that gives users access to three additional campaign expansions for the single player portion of the game. The expansions feature a mission in both Aftermath and The Voice of Freedom.
In addition, the expansion pass features some extra bonuses that can be used in the game’s online cooperative experience. The expansion is available for purchase on all supported platforms.
The Homefront Collection is available on Steam and features the original Homefront, the Expansion Pass, and additional content from eleven different downloadable packs, all featured in one collection. This collection suits players that are interested in experiencing ever aspect of Homefront: The Revolution
Homefront: The Revolution throws players into an open world that has been strolled over by the opposing forces known as the Korean People’s Army. The purpose of Ethan Brady, is to spark a revolutionary measure to recover the city of Philadelphia.
The story line is filled with somewhat interesting experiences, and the setting of the city is pretty accurate to how you would imagine it. The core game play mechanics are above average, although some players complain about the constant game crashes that fill the single player experience.
Among the most impressive improvements in this reboot, would be the incredible increase in the graphical quality of the open world and game environment. The game was designed and developed with the popular CryEngine.
The general consensus among players is that the game falls short in some major areas, even though the game play experience has soared with the increases in technology that are now apparent within the gaming industry.