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Posted: 16 February 2011 12:03 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Forgot if I’ve posted about this yet, but have you guys heard of this game?

It’s a FPS set in a futuristic America that has been occupied by the North Koreans who now rule a united Korea.

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Gameplay vid:

The story’s been written by the same writer as “Red Dawn”.  Supposedly there’s going to be some Korean American characters to balance out the mass slaughter of “evil” Korean occupation forces, but I dunno.  We’ll see…

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Posted: 16 February 2011 12:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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“future history” trailer:

Back story trailer:

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Posted: 16 February 2011 12:12 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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some country has to be the next boogieman.  makes for good movies and gaming.

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Posted: 16 February 2011 03:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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interesting, it was originally supposed to be china.

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Posted: 16 February 2011 10:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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instead of another country, it should have been set as a second civil war.

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Posted: 16 February 2011 11:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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The game has Korean-American characters, one of whom is scarred as a result of being a victim of a lynch mob.  And Korean-Americans are in internment camps.

Meh.

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Posted: 16 February 2011 01:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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jay99 - 16 February 2011 12:12 AM

some country has to be the next boogieman.  makes for good movies and gaming.

pretty much. north korea as a world power seems pretty implausible, but if it’s a good game, i don’t think anybody will care.

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Posted: 17 February 2011 07:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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kyoppo - 16 February 2011 11:00 AM

The game has Korean-American characters, one of whom is scarred as a result of being a victim of a lynch mob.  And Korean-Americans are in internment camps.

Meh.

$10 says that the plot has some white guy sleep with a Korean girl.

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Posted: 15 March 2011 05:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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The Korean American character’s name is “Hopper”:

http://www.iplayhomefront.com/campaign/characters/

If any picks it up, I’d be interested in hearing your review.  Gonna save my scrilla for now, though.

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Posted: 15 March 2011 09:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Extended “future history” trailer, with comedian Danny Cho as Kim Jong-un!

I also laughed at the part about Mexico closing its borders to American refugees.  Reminded me of the movie “Day After Tomorrow”.

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Posted: 16 March 2011 09:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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The enemy was supposed to be China. Yet China was busting some major balls behind the scenes so they had to change it to North Korea. If this was ten years ago China would of gotten the middle finger but not now. I see soft power is taking hold and making an impact.

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Posted: 16 March 2011 11:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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nskripchun - 15 March 2011 09:02 PM

I also laughed at the part about Mexico closing its borders to American refugees.  Reminded me of the movie “Day After Tomorrow”.

Vienna Teng also sang about this.

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