|Overview - Killzone 2
Developed by Guerilla Games, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Killzone™ 2 is the highly anticipated first-person shooter created exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 system. Following events and action from the original Killzone for PlayStation®2, Killzone 2 brings players into a highly detailed, ultra-realistic “theater of war” that truly leverages the processing power of the PS3.
Throughout the campaign, players will encounter lifelike and adaptable artificial intelligence (A.I.) from enemies as well as fellow soldiers, destructible environments, and stunningly detailed scenery. Additionally, players will be tasked with utilizing a host of new weapons and vehicles in the war to stop the Helghast. Featuring an extensive single-player campaign and thrilling multi-player mode, Killzone 2 delivers a host of new gameplay elements and an intense storyline that will once again drive gamers to join the ranks of the ISA and fight the Helghast…this time on the enemy’s home planet.
Two years after the Helghast assault on Vekta, the ISA is taking the fight to the enemy’s home world of Helghan. The ISA goal is direct: capture the Helghast leader, Emperor Visari, and bring the Helghast war machine to a halt. Assuming the role of Sev, a battle-hardened veteran and a member of the special forces unit known as the Legion, players will lead a group of highly trained soldiers on a mission to take out the Helghast threat. For Sev and his squad, the invasion of Helghan is just the beginning. Tasked with securing Pyrrhus, the Capital City, the team quickly discovers that the Helghast are a formidable enemy on their home planet. Not only have they adjusted to the planet’s hostile conditions, they have also harnessed a source of power they can now use against the ISA. Sev discovers his squad isn’t just fighting enemy forces – their fiercest opponent may be the planet itself.
• Experience realistic, highly atmospheric environments that respond dynamically to the violent conditions on the planet Helghan.
• Witness the devastating effects of Helghan’s climate as it forces you and your enemies to adapt to new tactics.
• Control an arsenal of new and unique weapons and vehicles, in addition to trusty Killzone classics like the M82-G and the StA-52 LA.
• Face off against fearsome enemies who have learned to wield the hostility of Helghan itself against their opponents.
• Between Killzone 2’s unique visual style, the power of PS3, the use of EDGE tools, and the proprietary technology developed by Guerrilla, the game promises to impress players with its benchmark visuals, smooth character animation, detailed, effect-laden environments, and realtime cutscenes.
• Experience a beautifully lit world brought to life by deferred rendering technology. Multiple shadows casting light sources bring out the highly detailed environments and character animations.
• With true next-gen audio the player is further immersed in the world, supporting 7.1 surround and location-specific audio with wave tracing. Players will not only notice the difference between indoor and outdoor but also experience sound and music that are dynamic and contextual.
• Studio grade special effects will provide unprecedented visual fidelity. With full screen anti-aliasing, motion blur, internal lens reflections, and depth-based color grading, players will experience a picture that is sharp, smooth, and full of detail.
Killzone 2 Hits 2 Million Sold October 23, 2009
Killzone 2, one of the PS3's best exclusive titles has finally hit 2 million copies sold since it's release in late February this year.
Crysis mod recreates Killzone E3 2005 map February 22, 2009
The mod community over at CryMod.com are working on a faithful recreation of the map shown in the infamous Killzone 2 E3 2005 trailer for the PC shooter Crysis.
Killzone 3 already in development February 22, 2009
According to a Dutch gaming magazine, Killzone 3 is already in the works, and a sequel to Killzone: Liberation is due out next year.
Killzone 2 DLC Confirmed February 14, 2009
PSFocus confirms that Guerrilla Games will be releasing Killzone 2 DLC shortly after the release of the title.
360 magazine praises Killzone 2 January 27, 2009
In the ultimate showing of anti-fanboyism, 360 Magazine decided to chime in with their impressions of Killzone 2 in a recent blog on their website.
Insomniac loves Killzone 2 January 6, 2009
Insomniac's Community Manager tells all about his experience with the highty anticipated game.
ESRB spoils Killzone 2 January 3, 2009
The ESRB detailed a bit about Killzone and why it was rated M. Unfortunately, it may have spoiled some of it too. **SPOILERS AHEAD**
LittleBigPlanet, Killzone 2 PS3 Release Dates Dec 13, 2007 23:27
Three Speech, the official Sony blog has come out and revealed the release dates for two of the most highly anticipated PS3 games with LittleBigPlanet and Killzone 2
Killzone 2 Dev Admits Fake PS3 Screens Dec 10, 2007 22:33
A Killzone 2 developer has come out and admitted on the PlayStation forums that the screenshots released of the game were touched up a bit to make it look better on the PS3 than it actually is as of yet
Killzone 2 Beta On The Way On PS3 Nov 29, 2007 08:32
Sony Computer Entertainment America has come out and stated that a beta for Killzone 2 will be available very soon on the next-gen PS3 console.
8mins of Killzone 2 PS3 Gameplay Footage Nov 13, 2007 09:30
A video has surfaced via Product-Review, showing a member of the Killzone 2 development team playing through and discussing a number of the various gameplay elements prevalent in the highly anticipated title.
Killzone 2 Dev Says Blu-ray In PS3 Is Key 11/07/2007
Sony’s Phil Harrison spoke about the upcoming Killzone 2 for the PlayStation 3 with reports from a dev stating that it would not be possible without the Blu-ray support in the PS3.
Killzone PS3 Public Beta Confirmed 17/05/2007
PlayStation 3 owners have now received news which they have been waiting to hear for quite some time, Killzone will be featured on the PlayStation 3 in an early form as a public beta test will take place for the game in the future.
New Details on Killzone for PS3 09/03/2007
Shortly after the boss of Sony Worldwide Studios talked and revealed the PlayStation 3’s new home service, he went on to talk about the most highly anticipated game for the PlayStation 3, Killzone.
Killzone on PlayStation 3 to Get Downloadable Content 28/11/2006
New details have been revealed about the game as it has been uncovered that the upcoming PlayStation 3 version of Killzone will receive downloadable content after it is released on the next-gen console.
Phil Harrison Talks Killzone and the PS3 Network 13/11/2006
Phil Harrison recently had an interview and in it the Sony game studios boss stated that Killzone, in its current form, exceeds: anything shown at E3 including its impressive E3 trailer which was shown. He also outlined his future vision of the PS3 Network.
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Killzone 2 Beta Impressions November 18, 2008
One of the most anticipated PlayStation 3 titles to date, Killzone 2 was introduced to us a few years ago at E3 '05 with a promise of visual eye candy and a sequel that will smash all expectations of its predecessor. We just happened to get our grubby lit
Killzone 2 Preview Sep 3, 2007 23:55
Developed by Guerilla Games, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Killzone™ 2 is the highly anticipated first-person shooter created exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system.
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Killzone 2 Review February 26, 2009
Read what PS3Center.net has to say about the 4 years in the making Guerilla Games title; Killzone 2.
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