Game details

Game:
Killzone 2
AKA
KZ2
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
First Person
Release Date (US):
February 27th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
February 25th, 2009
Players:
1
Online Players:
2-32
Developers:
Guerilla Games
Publisher:
SCE
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
1 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
1 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Only on PS3

About Killzone 2

Killzone 2 is Guerrilla Games' next gen sequel to Killzone. This is one of the biggest PlayStation 3 developments with a budget of approximately $60 million to make. Many gamers see this as the Halo killer title.

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PSU Review Score
9.5
Avg. user review score:
9.2

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Summary

Dictionary Definition, 'Epic': Heroic and impressive in quality; surpassing the usual or ordinary; majestic; impressively great; Killzone 2.

We like

  • The flowing and aggressive gameplay
  • The look and feel of the weapons
  • The amazing visuals and outstanding audio

We dislike

  • The weak storyline

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‘Epic’ is a word that is loosely banded around the videogame industry. In practically every press release pimping the latest game that comes fluttering into our inbox, we find that very noun used nonchalantly by publishers trying to convince us that its game will be the next big thing. There are very few games that I’d personally describe as epic, only a handful in fact; Oblivion, Shadow of the Colossus, Meta...

Killzone 2 News

  • Killzone 2 'stayed too long in Urban setting', says dev

    Killzone 2 lumbered players with too much urban-based warfare during the first half of the celebrated sci-fi shooter, developer Guerrilla Games has said. Chatting with CVG, producer Steven Ter Heide conceded that the shooter’s environments lacked variety, and revealed that this was one of t...

  • Killzone 3 producer shows off jetpacks and more

    Steven Ter Heide, senior producer with Guerrilla Games, had a sit down chat with the folks over at the PlayStation Blog about Killzone 3, highlighting fan requests, jetpacks, and how the game will improve upon Killzone 2. You can also seem some gameplay in the video, which looks incredible. ...

  • Killzone 2 wins first games Ivor

    Guerrilla Games’ Killzone 2 has bagged itself the inaugural Ivor Novello award for a videogame soundtrack at yesterday’s ceremony in London. The PlayStation 3 exclusive shooter found itself in the nominations list for the new Best Original Score in a Videogame category alongside Empi...

  • Killzone 2, Resistance 2 & more to join U.S. PS3 Greatest Hits

    Eagle-eyed readers on website NeoGAF have spotted a Walmart flyer confirming that several PlayStation 3 titles including Killzone 2, inFamous and Resistance 2 will be joining Sony’s Greatest Hits Collection in North America. In addition to the above, the Game of the Year Edition release of ...

  • Guerrilla Games has yet to push PS3 to the max

    Killzone 2 developer Guerrilla Games has declared that it has yet to push the PlayStation 3's hardware to its limits, insisting there is still room for improvement. Speaking with the chaps at EDGE magazine, studio co-founder Herman Hulst commented, “We’re satisfied that we demonstrat...

  • Sony shoots down Killzone 2 Arc patch rumors

    Sony Europe has debunked rumors suggesting that stellar shooter Killzone 2 will be getting patched in the near future to incorporate PlayStation Arc functionality. Speaking with the chaps at VG247, a representative for the company stated: “Nope, there’s no truth to that whatsoever.&rd...

  • Killzone 3 rumors emerge once again

    According to the folks at Eurogamer.de (via VG247), Guerrilla Games’ Jan-Bart Van Beek recently let slip on a Dutch TV that the firm is working on a successor to Killzone 2 and is targeting a 2011 release for the project. Van Beek apparently claimed that the game might be released in 2010, ...

  • Rumor: Killzone 3 in works for 2010 release

    According to Internet gossip, the latest issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine alleges that Killzone 3 is currently "deep in development" over at Guerrilla Games, with the sequel apparently due out some time in 2010. In addition, the magazine also states that Resistance 3 is in th...

  • Guerrilla Games taking a break from Killzone 2

    Guerrilla Games’ Seb Downie has said that the celebrated developer is ready to take a breather from all things Killzone 2, having just polished off another batch of downloadable content for the critically acclaimed shooter in the form of yesterday's Napalm & Cordite Pack. “Right n...

  • Killzone 2 DLC and map bundle coming tomorrow

    Killzone 2 is getting its third DLC tomorrow, Napalm & Cordite, which includes new maps and two new weapons. If you feel inclined to light someone’s fire, you can tryout the all new flamethrower. The DLC also includes the boltgun for anyone wanting to really nail someone. In addition, G...

Killzone 2 Features

  • PSU Exclusive: Killzone 2 Interview

    This February will be a critical month for the PlayStation 3 as Killzone 2 will finally reach the hands of anxious gamers world wide. To learn more before the title's upcoming release, we interviewed Guerrilla Games game director Mathijs de Jonge. - - - - - - - - - PSU: With review copies of Ki...

  • Killzone 2 Evolution - E3 07 vs Dec 08

    Following a fresh onslaught of Killzone 2 updates this month, PSU has decided to mark the occasion by showing off some of the visual differences and upgrades Guerrilla Games has applied to the hotly anticipated FPS over the past 18 months. The screenshot comparison we are providing is comparing t...

  • PS3 Theme of the Week: Killzone 2

    With the release of firmware 2.4, many themes have yet to be updated to implement 2.4 icons. Designed by REDNAVE, this new Killzone 2 theme is one of the first of its kind to showcase custom designed firmware 2.4 icons, including the Trophy icon. The theme also includes over 15 custom wallpapers s...

  • PSU Feature: The Guns of Killzone 2

    It will have been over four years since the release of the original Killzone when Killzone 2 hits retail shelves in February 2009. In that stretch of time, PlayStation owners have endured delay after delay in hopes of one day finally getting the opportunity to sit down with the highly anticipated ti...

  • More Details From Guerrilla Games

    Guerrilla Games has slowly been pulling back the shroud surrounding their upcoming game Killzone 2, a Playstation 3 exclusive title which has been noted for its impressive visuals and animations. Going into a little more depth than before, Game Director Mathijs De Jonge and Producer Steven Ter Heide...

  • Killzone 2 Interview - Dirk Boer, Technical Artist

    Guerrilla Games is still giving us information on their heavily anticipated Killzone 2. Here’s a new interview up with Killzone 2 technical Artist, Dirk Boer from Killzone.com Dirk describes his very demanding job as a Technical Artist. He describes how his job description fits in the betwe...

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