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Its only been out 14 hours and you beat its single player???

Multiplayer seems to be FPS' strength anyway...
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its getting slammed on metacritic. last night everything was 87 and above
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After the mixed reviews I think I'll try to catch it on sale soon..
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After the mixed reviews I think I'll try to catch it on sale soon..
I'd hold out. I pre-loaded it off steam (getting Metro 2033 was cool, though) and I didn't start playing until 9:30PM PST. I watched every cut scene, took a bathroom break, had the GF bother me/watch the game, ate a bit of food, died a handful of times, and was done with the game by about 12:30 PST for sure. Absolutely terrible ending, too.

Overall to adjust from my original review: combat is clunky, the sounds of weapons/etc are not accurate at all (although they did sound cool sometimes), movements and gameplay is slow, too. You have to wait for so many scripted events it starts to get really annoying. Combat is very very linear. MP so far has been OKAY, but if you have BFBC2 or are a COD fan--you won't play this very long. I would rate this a big PASS. Wait for a sale, and play. Story wasn't very good even though it could have been amazing (as stated, I'm a big fan of this genre). To put a final emphasis: the ending is a huge disappointment--leaves you with that "...what? it's over?" feeling.
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Its only been out 14 hours and you beat its single player???

Multiplayer seems to be FPS' strength anyway...
Took me 5 hours last night...
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To put a final emphasis: the ending is a huge disappointment--leaves you with that "...what? it's over?" feeling.
I was ready to throw my keyboard into my monitor...
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I was ready to throw my keyboard into my monitor...
Yeah. It was really upsetting. I guess we might be some of the few people here who actually play SP though? I see a lot of people saying they don't care about SP. This game made COD: MW2's SP seem long. I do enjoy MP for re-playability, but I still feel that SP should be a time for the dev's to "showcase" their polished product, build a brand, and have some fun writing a story for players to go through and experience.

All I want to do is save some other people from dropping $50 on crap. It's worth it at maybe $20ish. They did a great job marketing/PR for this game, though--and it is kind of funny to see all the real brands in-game.
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biggest piece of hyped up crap ever

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Yeah. It was really upsetting. I guess we might be some of the few people here who actually play SP though? I see a lot of people saying they don't care about SP. This game made COD: MW2's SP seem long. I do enjoy MP for re-playability, but I still feel that SP should be a time for the dev's to "showcase" their polished product, build a brand, and have some fun writing a story for players to go through and experience.

All I want to do is save some other people from dropping $50 on crap. It's worth it at maybe $20ish. They did a great job marketing/PR for this game, though--and it is kind of funny to see all the real brands in-game.
I would have payed 30 bucks for this game, not 50 if i knew SP would be like this. I love playing through SP on games, MP is just a bonus for me. I was so hyped for the past few weeks to play through it only to be let down like a fat girl stood up for the prom.
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If you bought Homefront expecting some revolutionary 10 hour single player campaign, you have only yourself to blame.
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