Developer: Guerilla Games Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
It was inevitable – the third console instalment to the Killzone franchise, only this one took a couple of years to make, as opposed to five years. To cut to the chase, Killzone 3 is Killzone 2 with more of an emphasis on the story and felt like you were in control of a human soldier instead of a Helghast soldier. I offer Killzone 3 some props, and it seems to be a bit more exciting. Unfortunately, it's still not quite... there, you know? Like, it's almost exciting, but not quite.
Taking place six months after the events of Killzone 2, the ISA are left on planet Helghan, but with the killing of Emperor Visari, the ISA are at least winning the war... Enter Jordan Stahl, the man behind new Helghast gear. Basically, the Helghast are now equipped to be even stronger than they were in the last game, and with a new leader and some hardships between ISA troops, the story will at least offer some twists and turns, and despite see...
Black out load screens and poorly time camera effects.
Online co-op overlooked, again.
Missing characters and drastic character changes.
Patchy voice work at times.
Four games later and it’s safe to say that the Killzone franchise has finally cemented a reputation for being one of the premium First Person Shooters on the market, aside for Liberation; which was third person. The first Killzone was released nine years ago and despite impressive visuals the game was quite a resounding disappointment. Liberation was the next game to be released, exclusively for PSP, and while it failed to set the gaming world ablaze it did reasonably well on a platform so underappreci...