Killer Apps – Games that Killed Their Developer: Homefront

The game industry is brutally competitive.  There’s a lot of money to be made, for sure, but for a small developer to get their share of that money can be a big challenge. Kaos Studios originally entered gaming with the Desert Combat mod for Battlefield 1942, and later made their first full game in Frontlines Fuel of War, a moderately successful shooter.  However they got into the big time with 2011’s Homefront, a story-driven shooter set in a future where America had been conquered by Korea and players had to  join a rag-tag rebellion that fought against an occupying force on American soil.  What was their reward for creating this opus of speculative fiction?  They went out of business a few months after Homefront was released.  Continue reading

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