Abandoned by her former allies, the United States is a bleak landscape of walled towns and abandoned suburbs. This is a police state where high school stadiums have become detention centers, and shopping malls shelter armored attack vehicles. A once-free people are now prisoners, or collaborators, or revolutionaries. Join the Resistance, stand united and fight for freedom against an overwhelming military force in Homefront's gripping single player campaign penned by John Milius (Apocalypse Now, Red Dawn). Stand alongside a cast of memorable characters as an emotional plot unfolds in this terrifyingly plausible near-future world. Experience visceral, cinematic first-person shooter action as you fight your way across Occupied USA using guerrilla tactics, and commandeer military vehicles and advanced drone technology to defeat the enemy. Multiplayer brings epic warfare to the online arena as infantry, tanks, attack helicopters and combat drones battle across huge, open battlefields. A rich feature set offering layers of tactical depth combined with a game-changing innovation in the multiplayer space will set a new benchmark in online warfare.
To say that the film Red Dawn made an impact on me is an understatement. It was released when I was three, so I can’t say exactly how old I was when I first watched it, but I spent the next 20+ years frightened of the impending World War which we have dabbled in many times since my childhood. Even now, when I gaze upon the horizon, my mind automatically imagines a blinding flash in the distance followed immediately by a massive mushroom cloud, and Charlie Sheen is partially to blame. The opening scene of Red Dawn, in which Soviet paratroopers open fire on a classroom full of children, was devastating all on its own. In the initial spray of bullets, a young, unsuspecting boy is hit, and is left slumped over the broken window, literally killed where he stood. It doesn’t... Read Review