Game details

Game:
Killzone
AKA
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
Sci-Fi
Release Date (US):
November 2nd, 2004
Release Date (UK):
November 2nd, 2004
Players:
1-4
Online Players:
1-16
Developers:
Guerilla Games
Publisher:
Sony Computer Entertainment
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
639 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS2:
70 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
None

About Killzone

A Helghast invasion over earth brings gamers into this gritty sci-fi shooter.

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PSU Review Score
7.0
Avg. user review score:
9.2

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Summary

The first Killzone in HD has solid gameplay and looks good, but problems from the original game are still present.

We like

  • Good shooting mechanics
  • well-sized campaign
  • Decent remastery

We dislike

  • Glitches from the original still here
  • Can get frustrating throughout
  • No online multiplayer

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Back in 2004, Sony released the first-person shooter called Killzone on the PS2. Given how Sony was touting the game, some areas of the gaming press dubbed it 'The Halo Killer'. This put the game under massive scrutiny and, inevitably, the game didn't live up to the extreme billing. Now the game has been given a new lick of paint and is now in HD on the PS3. The game centres around two distinct factions, the ISA and the Helgha...

Killzone News

  • Killzone Trilogy exclusive to GAME

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has confirmed that the Killzone Trilogy will be exclusive to GAME in the U.K. The bundle offers the first three entries in the sci-fi franchise, including a high-definition remake of the original Killzone. It’ll retail for £39.99. Sony has ...

  • Guess where Killzone 1's art assets were found?

    Guerrilla Games has revealed that art assets for the original Killzone were unearthed inside a shoebox of all places. The assets, which were required to give the sci-fi shooter a HD facelift for its forthcoming re-release on PlayStation 3, turned up in the cellar of a Guerrilla Games IT support s...

  • PS3 Killzone 1 'delayed indefinitely'

    Plans to release the original Killzone on PlayStation 3 have apparently been shelved. Writing on Twitter, developer Guerrilla Games commented: "With regards to KZ1 for PS3, not sure what happened but I've been informed that it's been delayed indefinitely.” "I have no further in...

  • [UPDATE] Is the original Killzone coming to PS3?

    UPDATE: Sony has confirmed to Game Informer that Killzone is indeed coming to PS3 via PlayStation Network, and will retail for $9.99. However, it appears the game will be a straight port of the PS2 version, not a HD update. Killzone will be released on January 24. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Guerrill...

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