There is one word that describes Homefront: The Revolution’s beta perfectly, janky. The graphics harken back to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the framerate is jerky at the best of times, and the collision detection is just pathetic. To put it bluntly, this game in its current state would have only just passed as triple-A on last-gen consoles. Now, you may say “beta is beta”, but frankly, even for a ‘closed’ beta this lacks polish. It is rough, and that makes it hard to play.
However, that does not mean it is not fun. The game has some interesting ideas and mechanics. I like the squad based interactions, the stealth aspects, the hacking enemy vehicles, and I even like the [...]
The team behind Dead Island 2 confirmed earlier today via Twitter that the sequel would be pushed back from its original spring 2015 release date to sometime in 2016. According to the Tweet, the team felt that the game hadn’t quite meet the goals they had set for themselves and that they will spend the near future on the game’s development. The post goes on to read that while the team thinks that fans will be disappointed by the wait, they also feel that they can make Dead Island 2 a better game with the extra development time. The new team for Dead Island 2, Yager (developer of Spec Ops: The Line), was brought in after Techland’s departure from the [...]