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GF Rating
6.0

16165 ratings

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Campaign OK but short

posted by kevlawmac (TROY, MI) Mar 18, 2011

Member since Mar 2011

I'm not a multiplayer fan and was hoping for a much deeper single player campaign. There are only 6 levels, and while they are mostly good, the game just ends- with the promise of a sequel.
I was done with the whole thing in 5 or 6 hours over 2 days.
Glad I rented.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Not what I expected.

posted by Iceman2383 (SENATOBIA, MS) Mar 18, 2011

Member since Jul 2008

I have to say that I was let down by Homefront. I expected it to at least meet the requirements of this day in age FPS. It didn't. The campaign was fun and the graphics are good, not wow by any means. The multiplayer I'm sure is where it's at with this game. The levels are nicely laid out and has a lot of nice features....Only thing is, I'm not gonna pay 800 MS points on top of the 60 bucks a year for Xbox live just to play the multiplayer online! You can play the multiplayer without paying but you'll only make it to level 5 so if you want more then so do they. And of course you won't unlock anything decent until after level 5. To pay 800MS points to play ANY game online is absolutely ridiculous! It's bad enough you have to pay for Xbox Live. Seriously let down, Thanks a lot THQ!

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GF Rating
5

Fair

5 because its literally half of other fps games

posted by Bebo5992 (STOCKBRIDGE, GA) Mar 18, 2011

Member since Feb 2011

the campaign is super short....like 3 hours seriously. the enemies see you way too easy and half perfect aim. the mechanics are terrible, everything feels laggy. your fellow ai is just dumb and bossy. the graphics are like ipod touch games. character are connected to the floor and walls when they get close. your partners will just pause if your in the way. youll find yourself dying from grenades all the time. its just stupid. the story is only good in the beggining where you might find yourself actually tearing up for like three seconds....but thats as far as it goes.
the multiplayer can be super fun at times, if you ever actually get into a match. i found myself waiting more time then actually playing.then there are only 2 types of games. also, the mechanics are slow, and often times you find yourself straining your eyes to hit targets 200 yards away. your enemies do this really fake rag doll motion when they die or blow up. you have to hit your target 2 or 3 times when sniping. there are only about 7 guns. the gun sounds are just terrible. the knifing is so awkward, u literally knife with super human speed. when you throw grenades, u aim for 20 feet and they go 20 yards. then the grenades lay on the ground for like 3 seconds after going the said 20 yards. the vehicles and battle points were sort of fun.
this game is just flawed. the idea was fantastic but the delivery was a mess. overall, rent it, then after 3 hours of campaign and 1 hour ranking up to lvl 5 unless you pay 10 bucks, send it back, and go back to your black ops or bad company 2.

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