Homefront, is the most expensive project undertaken by the Agoura Hills company THQ. THQ has said it needs to sell 2 million copies to break even.
What kills me about these companies and their sky-high projections is this -- Why set your returns so high in a market chalk full of competition? Everyone and their mother are releasing FPS that via for the consumer dollar. Everyone. It is the most over saturated genre in all of gaming. How about this THQ, less FPS and more productivity in other genres? Just a thought
I have to agree with this statement some what. I do however see their reasoning with trying to get into that genre. It's all about making the most money. Which genre will pay out the best at the moment.
well if they are going to try to get in the genre then they should have a product that can compete. I bought Homefront to day (beat the game on veteran... not hard to do) and I was very disappointed , especially in the online game play..... Sorry but this game can't even measure up to cod in graphics or come anywhere close to game play, and I am not a cod fan. (my opinon of coures) I bought the hipe and that is my mistake, point is if they (THQ)spent that much money on this game then why does it lag behind most FPS games? This is a game that I should have rented first. EDIT: I should add , I bought it for the ps3 so in my opinion the console version is 6/10.
So far most people I know who are buying this, are trying to get away from the call of duty multiplayer. I myself left black ops MP behind a few months ago, its more annoying than fun, when a game becomes like that its time to put it down. I had a look at the MP gameplay which some people had leaked over the past week, but I was not convinced, graphics dont matter as much as gameplay but overall it didnt look worth the price tag. For now Ive picked up fight night, but Im still 50/50 on whether to buy this.. Im gonna have to see how many people get it.
I agree that the FPS genre is very over saturated, however that's not the only reason, the game simply doesn't live up to expectations people had. When BF3 launches it will sell a lot because it's going to be a great game, and I'm sure it will receive good review scores which make a huge difference. Even though most people on this website seem to think review don't matter, for most people if a game receives a few 6's and 7's they won't buy it.
well its my personal opinion but it was more hyped then deserved and it is hard to bring out an FPS to compete with the Call of Duty giant
Actually, based on what i've been experiencing from the gameplay so far 10 out of 10 baby best game since call of duty 4 sure the graphics are cartoonish but the gameplay is phenomenal THQ sure stepped up on this one. The only reason people are bashin this game is because of the graphics and servers. Which in all aspect is not the "GAME" it is the features of the game the game is downright incredible.
Have to agree I'm giving it an 8.5 at the moment, I am really enjoying it a lot more than I thought.
I dont think its even in the same class as the Call of Duty FPS Genre. So they shouldnt want 60 bucks for it. Thats for sure
Thank you. It plays like half life: modern warfare which a terrible combo
If you have played the multiplayer you would understand just don't bash a game just because a review from gamestop says the game is a crap-sandwich :P
I just think it's crazy that a review rating by the gaming media can beat up a company's stock that bad in the first day of the launch. That's crazy.
servers are perfect on pc, game looks better than any console game ever made and runs anywhere from 70-90 frames per second for me controls are butter smoooth and i would say this game is in the top 30 best looking pc games love the mp, only played the intro of SP and it looked amazing. it does need more variety for the mp maps, as they all seem to be set in the fall. get it on pc if you can, it;s 10-20 bucks less and looks and controls 100% better. http://www.gamesaktuell.de/...
"servers are perfect on pc, game looks better than any console game ever made and runs anywhere from 70-90 frames per second for me" Let see 5-6 yr old set in stone, hindered by not enough memory vs several generations later cpu/gpu and at least 2-4 gigs of memory i wonder which will look better dumbass. Goes to show common sense isn't that damn common. You know your a perfect example of a idiot pc elitist fanboy, and a very good reminder why i don't need to spend $400 dollars to rebuild my pc to deal with people like you. "get it on pc if you can, it;s 10-20 bucks less and looks and controls 100% better." Ever hear of the term subjectivity genius, guess not and you still have poor grammar for a guy boasting about how superior the pc's graphics/controls vs consoles.
99% of all pc gamers overexaggerate how good pc games look anyway let alone better than top ps3 exclusive games
looks better than any console game on nes and snes pc version fixed
it will sell that easily the target audience which this was aimed at the CoD crowd will be all over it. you just watch
word of mouth will kill this game (on any console at least, can't speak for pc though) before it ever has a chance against the loyal cod crowed.
I believe they will come out ok on the game. I don't think it will be a mega sales game like the COD titles.
Im still debating on getting this game but I am not sure just yet. None of my friends are talking about getting it, so i'll probably just pass.
wh ynot try it out for yourself aka hire it and if its awesome show it off to your mates
Wait for a price drop. In this market games fall fast. Trust me, it's not that great although the battle points and drones in mp are fun.
Well waiting for a price drop saves money but buying it when the game first comes out gets you better before everyone else can get the game
Been playing it nonstop on 360. Great fun imo. Heard one guy on the headset say he want's to marry it. lol
there is no point even disputing it pc version kills console version everytime http://www.gamesaktuell.de/... thats only the pc in 720p to bring it down to console resolution, in true 1080p HD, it's even more violent how hard the pc rapes the ps3 and 360 make new freaking consoles, im sick of my overpriced paperweights
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