Killzone Archive

  • Upcoming Killzone: Mercenary Updates to Reduce File Size, Add Botzone, Free Maps and Vita TV Support

    Upcoming Killzone: Mercenary Updates to Reduce File Size, Add Botzone, Free Maps and Vita TV Support

    Killzone: Mercenary may not get all the attention of a big console first-person shooter, but Guerrilla Cambridge’s commitment to the game’s continued post-launch development deserves every PlayStation Vita owner’s support and admiration. Mercenary has already been updated twice since its launch in September. Between now […]

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  • Discussion Review: Killzone: Mercenary

    Discussion Review: Killzone: Mercenary

    Review written by Matt Litten & Aaron R. Conklin Aaron: It feels like we’ve been waiting for it as long as Vladmir and Estragon have been waiting for Godot, or maybe as long as Cubs fans have been waiting for another shot at the World […]

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  • Killzone: Mercenary Patch Addresses Unbalanced Respawns and Stability (But it’s Another Biggie!)

    Killzone: Mercenary Patch Addresses Unbalanced Respawns and Stability (But it’s Another Biggie!)

    Guerrilla Cambridge has released a new game update to address certain multiplayer inconsistencies in PlayStation Vita first-person shooter Killzone: Mercenary. I’ve played five matches since the update, and so far the results are mixed. The good news is that respawn points have been tuned to […]

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  • Killzone: Shadow Fall Pre-Order Pack Includes OWL Skins, Multiplayer Victory Dance & Soundtrack

    Killzone: Shadow Fall Pre-Order Pack Includes OWL Skins, Multiplayer Victory Dance & Soundtrack

    The Shadow Pack is your prize for pre-ordering Killzone: Shadow Fall, the next-gen FPS poised to be the PlayStation 4’s main launch day attraction from Sony and Guerrilla Games. What comes in the Shadow Pack? A set of three bonus skins for the OWL combat […]

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  • Stars From Homeland and True Blood Join Killzone: Shadow Fall Cast

    Stars From Homeland and True Blood Join Killzone: Shadow Fall Cast

    David Harewood, who plays David Estes, director of the CIA’s Counter-terrorism Center, on the Showtime TV series Homeland, and Jamie Gray Hyder, known for playing the werewolf Danielle in HBO’s vampire drama series True Blood, have been confirmed for roles in the upcoming PlayStation 4 […]

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  • Killzone Tag Teams E3 with Mercenary and Shadow Fall

    Killzone Tag Teams E3 with Mercenary and Shadow Fall

    Sony will be banking heavily on the Killzone franchise to be a system seller for both of its newest platforms this holiday season, with Killzone: Shadow Fall being the main first-party exclusive blockbuster in the PlayStation 4’s launch arsenal, and Killzone: Mercenary aiming to be […]

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  • Killzone: Shadow Fall Joins PS4 Launch Lineup

    Killzone: Shadow Fall Joins PS4 Launch Lineup

    Sony and Guerrilla Games used a phony baloney “target render” of Killzone 2 to hype the PS3, but they’re not making that same PR blunder again. During the PlayStation 4’s coming out party Wednesday night, Guerrilla’s Hermen Hulst took the stage to play a real-time […]

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  • Enter the PS Vita Killzone This September

    Enter the PS Vita Killzone This September

    The Vita doesn’t have a great track record for reproducing blockbuster console first-person shooter franchises on the go, Resistance: Burning Skies and Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified both having been critically panned during the portable’s first year. (Although I think Burning Skies is better […]

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  • Enter the HD Killzone

    Enter the HD Killzone

    Earlier this month, Sony confirmed plans for the release of an HD remastered edition of Killzone PS2 as part of a Killzone Trilogy Blu-ray collection also containing the more recent PS3 installments, Killzone 2 and Killzone 3, and all of their multiplayer DLC map packs. […]

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  • Killzone and Black Ops Unload the FPS Big Guns on PlayStation Vita

    Killzone and Black Ops Unload the FPS Big Guns on PlayStation Vita

    Resistance: Burning Skies is a competently made and enjoyable portable first-person shooter, but it isn’t (and was never going to be) the type of blockbuster killer-app experience that would sell the Vita to anyone but the PlayStation devout. That responsibility is now placed upon two […]

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