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Homefront (PS3)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Homefront (PS3). The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and gameplay. The usability and story are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the graphics and action. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

single player, story, usability, gameplay, design

action, graphics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Homefront (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 86 reviews)

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Expert review by: Thomas Wilde (game-over.com)

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Homefront plays like it was made by somebody who doesn't understand the human concept of "fun." Everything about it is off somehow, from the weapons to the character design to the levels to the single-player campaign's plot, like it was rushed to...

It is difficult to say anything good about Homefront. It's a half-baked idea crammed into a half-baked game, and while I'll freely admit that a quasi-realistic military-style first-person shooter with a heavy focus on the multiplayer mode is not...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Tom Hillman (square-go.com)

Homefront

 

Homefront is one of those games that had so much promise, but unfortunately something has definitely gone awry during the development process.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Rory Manion (gamespy.com)

Homefront Review

 

Call of the Lowest Common Denominator.

Multiplayer mode has potential

Shamefully derivative; silly story

The most intensely absurd moment I experienced in Homefront occurred when -- shortly after finishing the requisite dull sniper mission, but slightly before the knockoff AC130 section -- I hopped in a chopper with some American military grunts. The...

Mar, 2011
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Expert review by: Ken "ZeroTolerance" McKown (ztgamedomain.com)

Homefront Review

 

Alternate histories are often some of the most interesting fiction. With the onslaught of first-person shooters hitting the market these days, it is hard to stand out.

Interesting narrative ; Multiplayer is lots of fun

Very short campaign ; Dated visuals ; Shooting feels uninspired ; Lack of maps online

Alternate histories are often some of the most interesting fiction. With the onslaught of first-person shooters hitting the market these days, it is hard to stand out. You aim down the sights, pop in and out of cover, and generally take out wave after...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Tom Chick (gameshark.com)

Homefront Review

 

Frontlines developer Kaos Studios hears the call of duty.

Multiplayer does some clever stuff

Everything about the single player, 40% of the multiplayer

Tom Chick, aside from being a regular contributor to GameShark and countless other game sites, owns and operates the popular website Quarter to Three.com

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Christian Williams (origin.avclub.com)

Homefront

 

A battling-commies-in-the-suburbs scenario doesn't make up for so-so gameplay.

After you’ve been knocked unconscious for the sixth time during one of the frequent cutscenes, it might be a good opportunity to switch to the superior multiplayer mode, which is made appealingly madcap by the sheer number of tanks, jeeps, UAV drones,...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Joe Sinicki (cheathappens.com)

Homefront

 

Some of the character models look a bit funny, but Kaos did a great job taking a number of urban U.S. cities and turning them into a battlefield. Eerie radio chatter and visual symbols of Americana make Homefront's message even more haunting.

Clearly the best part of the trainer is the super speed option. Since your ammo load out isn't as heavy as other games, being able to run quickly to dropped ammo is essential. You'll also have your regular FPS mainstays like unlimited ammo and health....

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Sean Ridgeley (neoseeker)

Homefront (PC) Review

 

We take a good look at Kaos Studios' FPS and follow-up to Frontlines: Fuel of War. The story sounds promising, and the PC multiplayer is packed with features, but is it enough?

Kaos Studios is a name familiar to a fair portion of the multiplayer FPS community -- the developer started off as Trauma Studios, creating the excellent Desert Combat mod based on Battlefield 1942.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Jeff Buckland (atomicgamer.com)

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Admit it, the premise does seem silly at first. North Korea? Invading the United States? By land? Is this serious?

I'll say it right now: if you're considering buying Homefront today, it needs to be for the multiplayer. The campaign should only serve as a small distraction that you might want to goof around in if you're bored and have already gotten your money's...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Joel (darkstation.com)

Homefront

 

It's truly amazing how stacked the first person shooter genre has become over the last few years. One game that has caught many eyes in

First let me say that I hope that Kaos continues to develop more Homefront titles the years ahead. Homefront is one of the best new franchises in the past few years and if you have any connection with first person shooters this is a game you should...

Mar, 2011
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