Killzone 2 - PlayStation 3
- Experience realistic, highly atmospheric environments that respond dynamically to the violent conditions on Helghan
- Witness the devastating effects of Helghan¿s climate as it forces you and your enemies to adapt to new tactics
- Face off against fearsome enemies who have learned to wield the hostility of Helghan itself against their opponents
- Operate new and exotic weapons and vehicles, in addition to trusty Killzone classics like the M82-G and the StA-52 LAR
- Platform: PlayStation 3
- ESRB Rating: Mature
- Media: Video Game
- Item Quantity: 1
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Two years after the Helghast assault on Vekta, the ISA are taking the fight to Helghan. Their goal: to capture the Helghast leader, Emperor Visari, and bring the Helghast war machine to a halt.You assume the role of Sev, a battle-hardened veteran and a member of the special forces unit known as the Legion. For Sev and his squad, the invasion of Helghan is just beginning. Tasked with securing Pyrrhus, the Capital City, they quickly discover 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.
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Top Customer Reviews
I was lucky to take part in the closed beta, Phase 2 & 3 out of 3 phases.
the changes from Phase 2 to 3 were huge and improved so I'm confident the final product will be even better.
I've played both Killzone 1 and Killzone: Liberation and so I'm comfortable with the Killzone Universe.
I was never a big fan of Killzone 1. It was good but not great. It wasn't terrible either.
The improvements are astounding compared to Killzone 1.
When I was in the KZ2 beta I put in KZ1 to see the differences and enhancement they've made for the sequel and I'm not over-exaggerating when I say it's a HUGE improvement. I also put in CoD4 and Resistance 2 since they are both FPS games to compare with KZ2 and Killzone 2 is just better and more solid.
The graphics are simply breathtaking and the controls are very spot on. The guns feel good in your hands and the gameplay is very fun. It really does feel like you're in a war zone when you're playing against 31 other players online.
The "Dynamic Objectives" is simply awesome. You no longer finish a round log out then wait and go into a different mode. It's one long continuous mode that happens right after one another without leaving the game. So it will be Capture, Assassinate, Protect, ect. all in one round of play. Of course you can create your own room with your own tailored Modes if you wanted, as well. Or join other rooms that have your favorite modes.
The online stats and upgrades are awesome. You can mix and match your class to your desire.
But you can only hold 2 different classes with each one character.Read more ›
Even for gamers that don't usually do FPS. A must have for PS3 owners and one of my favourite games on the system.
1. The game looks extremely good. So good that I can honestly say there is no other shooter out there that looks like KZ2. Not even MW2.
2. The gameplay mechanics are terrific. Actions are a little slow, but that does not slow down the game in anyway and actually feels real. For example, you move slower if you have a Sub machine gun and faster if you have a shotgun.
3. I have played the game 253 hrs online. It is very very good. It's by and large a game in itself and is very addictive.
The only disappointments for me were
1. The only flaw for me was that the story is not explained at all. All the more confusing because the Killzone universe has an excellent story which can be learned at the game's website.
2. None of the DLC is free. I expected atleast some DLC to be free, after all they are just giving new multiplayer maps.
The game does a wonderful job in terms of atmosphere: you'll never feel like you're not in a war-torn city where every inch is being fought for step by bloody step. The graphics are nothing spectacular now, but at thier time and even now Killzone 2 is a very attractive looking game.The gameplay is typical first person shooter, and the formula manages to be fun for a majority of the game. However, towards the end the game begins to feel a little drawn out and I found myself wanting to reach the conclusion quickly.
The biggest negative for this game is going to be the difficulty - which the developers didn't quite nail spot on. I seldom found myself stuck on the first playthrough (Despite the fact I started on the hardest difficulty available), finding the game incredibly easy until the final boss fight where it seemed the difficulty of the game was ramped up by x10. I spent four hours trying to beat one section of the game, something no gamer ever wants to do.
In terms of sound, the game sounds great. The voice overs were well-done, the music was fitting but was not the overpowering cacophony of noise I despise in othergames. While this is nitpicking, the gun shots could have been better than what they were.
All in all, Killzone 2 is a great game. It falls a little short of being amazing however, due to the simple fact the gameplay does get a little stale towards the end of the game and you find yourself being increasingly aggressive just to get to the end. The multiplayer is undoubtably one of the best, and will give you hours more fun after the game is complete. Players looking for a challenge though might want to look somewhere else.
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After playing all the call of duty games, medal of honor, i got tired of this game real fast, its a bit slower, and the controls are a mess. Read morePublished 11 months ago by frank white
The Killzone series is one of the best games every made... great game play and great story line. LOVE IT !!!Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Pour un jeux usagé, la qualité est encore très bonne incluant de la documentation et un emballage très bien fait.Published on May 8 2013 by Bernard Nobert
This is game as much awesome as Metal Gear Solid 4. Visually this game has the best graphics to offer when it was released. Good way to use PS3's hardware. Read morePublished on Aug. 5 2010 by Shaam
*does a great job transitioning 1st person actions (ie, jumping, reloading etc) animations are great. Read more
From a technical aspect, this is a beautiful game. However artistically this is a very generic looking game because the color scheme consists of mainly browns and grays just like... Read morePublished on July 17 2009 by Pavel Szczesny