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Daily Filter: October 1, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features new media for Spirits, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, Homefront, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, Dive: The Medes Islands Secret, Medal of Honor, and DC Universe Online. Read more »

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THQ Delays Homefront Until March 2011

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THQ has delayed Homefront, its Kaos Studios developed FPS, until March 2011, reports Eurogamer.

This comes after the publisher delayed Red Faction: Armageddon, originally planned for a March 2011 release, back two months into May. Read more »

"They couldn't possibly pick a worse release window for this game. "
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Homefront PC Port Being Handled by Digital Extremes; Dedicated Servers Promised

THQ has announced that PC version of its upcoming shooter Homefront will be ported by Digital Extremes (Dark Sector, BioShock 2 multiplayer), while primary developer Kaos Studios focuses on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game.

For the PC version, THQ is promising "dedicated servers and enjoy additional community features including clan support," which according to THQ executive producer Frank De Lise, "are becoming increasingly rare" and that "the core PC first-person-shooter fan will really appreciate these features." Read more »

"Hello! The burning hot summer arrived, this is the demonstration stature good season, the ..."
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THQ Already Planning Homefront: London

In an interview with CVG, THQ VP of core games revealed that the company has plans to take the Homefront franchise to London at some point after the 2011 release of the first game, which takes place in the war-ravaged USA following a North Korean attack and occupation.

"We've created this massive world of 2027. And it's global," said Bilson. "We haven't got there yet but you're going to see Homefront: London later on in the franchise. This is not just a game in the US." This is not an announcement of a sequel and it is safe to assume that any further games in the franchise depend on the sales of the first. Read more »

"China would have been more believable. Since North Korea is kinda their bitch and follows them. ..."
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Homefront E3 Trailer: War in Slow-Motion

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As publisher THQ has already shown how Korea came to invade the USA in Kaos Studios' near-future shooter Homefront, now it's giving a look at the slow-motion in-game carnage that ensued when American insurgents refused to surrender.

While a release date has yet to be given for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 shooter, it is currently scheduled to arrive March 31, 2011, at the very latest. Read more »

"Enough with the teasers hype, this game isn't COD. We need some promising gameplay footage, ..."
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Homefront E3 2010 Trailer Shows Chilling Future War

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The E3 2010 trailer for THQ and Kaos Studios' Homefront paints the picture of a future war between an aggressive North Korea and the United States on our own soil in 2027.

The trailer is good at setting the mood with a mix of real world and live-action footage filmed for the game. Sadly, no gameplay is shown.

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"20+ people resigned from Kaos Studios in the last few months because the studio management is ..."
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Red Faction 4 Bumped Up, Saints Row 3 Delayed as THQ Revises Release Schedule

Publisher THQ has provided an updated glimpse of its release schedule across the next two years, revealing new release dates for some previously announced sequels.

In particular, the latest Red Faction and Saints Row have swapped released windows--destruction-centric shooter Red Faction 4 is now due before April 2011, while the open-world gangbuster Saints Row 3 is due to arrive before April 2012. Read more »

"I read Homefront as Homeworld and my heart almost stopped. Relic are awfully quiet though."
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Homefront Interview: SKUs, Learning from Old Wars and More with Kaos' Brian Holinka

When we previewed Homefront's single-player mode in November, there were more than a few question marks hovering over the heads of hardcore Shackers. Of course, the biggest mystery is the game's PC version. With Kaos Studios developing the game on consoles, Canadian developer Digital Extremes was tapped to handle the game's release on PC.

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Homefront Sequel, DLC Planning Underway

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Homefront publisher THQ is already planning a sequel to Kaos' shooter as well as downloadable content continuing the plot--before the original even has a release date.

The game--scripted by Red Dawn creator John Milius--will only tell part of a larger tale of North Korea's near-future invasion of the USA, THQ Core Games executive VP Danny Bilson said in an investor presentation attended by GameSpot, which will be expanded through an online promotional campaign and downloadable content. Read more »

"I checked out almost every piece of media on the game so far and not one of them mentions the ..."
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Homefront Media Shows You The Action

THQ has released the first media from Homefront, the recently announced action game from Kaos Studios set in a reality where North Korea has invaded the U.S.

Featuring a script by screenwriter John Milius (Red Dawn, Apocalypse Now), Homefront is in development for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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"I don't care if the story is possible or not, hell, better if it isn't. The trailer looks shit ..."
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North Korea Invades America in THQ Shooter 'Homefront,' Written by 'Red Dawn' Creator Milius

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THQ today announced Homefront, a military first-person shooter centered around a North Korean occupation of America.

The game's script is written by John Milius, best known for penning Apocalypse Now and creating the TV series Rome. However, Homefront is most similar to Milius' Red Dawn, the Cold War-era film about American rebels resisting a Soviet invasion. Read more »

"Wow next up they will have the Sudan, Chads, and Niger exploiting their diamond sales in order ..."
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