Crytek making "great progress" on Homefront 2

Developer encouraged by progress on shooter so far, says it plans to "reinvent" the franchise.

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Development on upcoming military shooter Homefront 2 is progressing positively, Crytek general manager Nick Button-Brown said in the latest issue of Develop (via Videogamer).

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"The team in Nottingham--Crytek UK--is making great progress on our reinvention of Homefront," Button-Brown said.

He added that Crytek UK "has a number of projects we haven't talked about yet," though no further details were provided.

The 2011 original Crytek was developed by the since-shuttered Kaos Studios out of New York City and shipped 2.6 million copies.

Crytek purchased the Homefront franchise from THQ during the company's bankruptcy auction earlier this year for $544,000.

Story details for Homefront 2 have not been divulged, though Crytek said previously that it intends to create a game that "takes the series to new heights."

For more on the Homefront series, check out GameSpot's review of the original.

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