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Hey OCN.

Another thread about which one to get.. First.
It's my birthday today and my dad offered me money to get 1 game. So it's either Crysis 2 or Homefront.

Yes I have played the demo of Crysis 2. The graphics seem clean and the game-play is okay. Obviously a few things have made me slighty annoyed with the fact you can't skip the kill cam. Also the fact it has "Push Start to continue" on the main screen and auto aim. Which again shows that Crytek can't be bothered to make a PC version of the game, or do you think they will, this is just the demo that they've ported over? The campaign on Crysis was good although it bored me rather fast. I mean unrealistic I know but it was fun. Now aliens coming to attack us? Hmm not really excited for it although it still can be playable by me.

Also another game I've been looking forward to since last year is Homefront. The game play seems really fun and multi-player seems like you could play for hours without getting bored. However it does look a lot like BC2 which makes me feel less enthusiastic about it. Another thing it's another army game set slightly in the future makes it seem less enthusiastic as well. They've seemed to look at a lot of how you play and how you can be rewarded for certain things you do which sounds good. Also I like the sound of the campaign they have set out.

Sorry about the long thread but I really don't know between the two.
Hopefully you can tell me your views.
(INB4 wait for BC3, I'll be buying that either way.)
Thanks
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Homefront.

Crysis 2 is lame, they promised us DX11, yet it won't have DX11, they promised us awesome graphics, yet they're worse than Crysis 1...

They promised us a PC game, it's a damn console game, it just sucks.

Get Homefront.
    
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Yeah what he said ^
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You can skip killcam by pressing space.
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depends on the type of game you want.


if you want smaller halo type multiplayer. get crysis.

if you want larger maps that play across entire battlefields, with tanks, and choppers, and jeeps, and squad based gameplay. i suggest homefront.

I cant comment on the singleplayer for either game, as i dont care about singleplayer in my FPS games.

I wont be buying crysis 2, but i have homefront preordered and cant wait for it.
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Homefront shows promise, but I can't get over how stupid the plot is. North Korea suddenly takes over the world, and the US of A easily falls to them.
    
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Homefront
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Mad Mule View Post
Homefront shows promise, but I can't get over how stupid the plot is. North Korea suddenly takes over the world, and the US of A easily falls to them.
We were probably all too obese to stop them
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Homefront.

Crysis 2 is lame, they promised us DX11, yet it won't have DX11, they promised us awesome graphics, yet they're worse than Crysis 1...

They promised us a PC game, it's a damn console game, it just sucks.

Get Homefront.
Who cares about the damn graphics?

DX11 will slash your FPS anyways.

DX10/9 is fine especially on Crysis 2.

As long as the SP gameplay is great then no problem.

And yes, the MP is like Halo.

But Homefront looks decent and it offers SP and MP with the additional details posted above.
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Homefront, because you'll also get Metro 2033 with if you order from Steam, so you have more variety to play
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