after THQ shut down original developer Kaos Studios, and Neverwinter Astral Diamonds when THQ went bankrupt in 2012, Crytek took over the franchise entirely. Speaking to Eurogamer, Crytek UK game designer Fasahat Salim isn't shy about acknowledging the first game's shortcoming's, or about Crytek's intentions to make massive changes to the core gameplay. The original game did have its flaws, there's no secret about that. It didn't quite reach the level that people were hoping for We started off with THQ coming to us to work on the next Homefront. That was exciting because we saw the potential that Homefront had and could offerwe wanted to take that premise forward. But we were still working on a very linear scale where it was a level by level shooter. Once we acquired [Homefront] after the whole THQ business in 2012, that gave us


flexibility to push out from that and see how far we could take it. All of a sudden it was up to Cheap FIFA Coins us how big we wanted the game to bewe were in full control of it. That was really exciting. It was then we made the call to make this a free-roaming world where the player isn't restricted by levels. As we speculated when the game was announced, it sounds like Homefront: The Revolution will integrate single player and co-operative play in a similar way to Borderlands and Destiny. Salim explains,


idea is that you come together to do something you all want to doif you come across a mission you think is cool, or want someone to help you out. Homefront: The Revolution's protagonist, Ethan Brady, is described by Salim in an interview with Joystiq as an average, everyday guy, a character description that is becoming all too depressingly familiar. If there was one way for Homefront: The Revolution to differentiate itself from the swathes of similar games on the market, then picking a


with a defining characteristic beyond everyman would have been a good start. If the trailer is to be believed then Ethan isbrace yourselvesa generically good-looking white guy in a beanie hat.The summary of the main character is far from promising and the Korean occupation narrative failed to impress in the first game, but at least we can say that the gameplay aspects of Homefront: The Revolution sound promising. Although the game is set in the future, Ethan and his fellow freedom fighters are to