|Platform PS3||Publisher Sony Computer Entertainment||Developer Guerrilla Games||Release Date 2011-02-22|
By Tracey Lien on Nov 11, 2013 11.11.13
The technology behind the PlayStation 4 has allowed Guerilla Games to vastly reduce load times in Killzone: Shadow Fall, according to managing director Hermen Hulst. Demoing the game on PS4 to Polygon today, Hulst said the studio timed how long it takes for the game to start up from when the player inserts a physical disc into their PS4 to when they begin playing the single-player campaign. According to Hulst, from disc insertion to the 1.5 minute introductory movie to profile creation to getting into the game takes 2 minutes 44 seconds. "The experience when you have a disc and you put it in the PlayStation 4 is so much more seamless compared to that of current-gen gaming," he told Polygon. "There's no more loading screens between levels, and I think that's a massive technical...
By Colin Campbell on Oct 25, 2013 10.25.13
With DualShock 4 controllers now appearing on retail shelves, gamers are getting to grips with figuring out which PlayStation 3 games work with the new controller. A Reddit thread has been opened to handle the issue, offering an initial list of games. Users are being invited to add to the list. "I just got my DualShock 4 today, and have noticed some games work, and some don't," wrote thread organizer Lapwner. "So, let's try to create a list so people can see which games work and which games don't. Note that the motion sensing does not work, so even though some games work with the controller, if they are reliant on the motion sensing, then they probably aren't worth playing it with." The current list of compatible games includes: Working Call of Duty (MW2, MW3, Black Ops, Black Ops...
By Samit Sarkar on Aug 19, 2013 08.19.13
Best Buy is holding a PlayStation sale this week, with deals on the PlayStation Vita as well as the Greatest Hits versions of a variety of PlayStation 3 games. The PS Vita is available for $199.99. That applies to the standard Wi-Fi model, which regularly costs $249, but there's an even better deal: The launch bundle with the 3G model, which usually costs $299, is also on sale for $199.99. That bundle comes with a 3G-enabled PS Vita, an 8 GB memory card and a promo code good for 250 MB of data on the 3G network that AT&T provides for the handheld. (It also includes a code for a free PlayStation Network game, but the voucher appears to have expired in May 2012.) Best Buy is also offering a bunch of PS3 Greatest Hits titles for $14.99 each. The discounted games include Gran Turismo 5:...
By Tracey Lien on Dec 26, 2012 12.26.12
The PlayStation Store holiday essentials sale continues with the latest store update providing more discounts and price cuts. Duke Nukem Forever is now available for $13.99, Journey is now $10.49, Killzone 3 Multiplayer is $10.49, Mafia 2 is $13.99 and Mortal Kombat has been reduced to $20.99. PlayStation Plus members will also receive up to 30 percent in discounts on games like Ratchet and Clank Future: Quest for Booty ($7.35 for PS Plus members), Galaga Legions DX ($4.90), Papo & Yo ($7.35), Metal Gear Solid HD Collection ($17.14) and Starhawk ($19.60). In the latest PlayStation Store update Resident Evil 6 for the PS3 is also having its price changed from $59.99 to $39.99 while Motor Storm RC for the Vita and PS3 is getting a range of add-ons like the Elite Vehicle Value Pack...
By Tracey Lien on Oct 10, 2012 10.10.12
Gaikai is teasing a number of games over at its website, with images from Mass Effect, LittleBigPlanet, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and Uncharted 3 appearing in a reel that suggests that the games might be coming to the online streaming service soon. While details are currently scarce, the images on the website suggest that many of Sony's first-party PlayStation games will be coming to the service now that it has been acquired by Sony. Among the games teased include God of War, LittleBigPlanet, Killzone 3 and Uncharted 3. It is not yet known when these games might be available on Gaikai and in what form they will take.
By Samit Sarkar on Sep 06, 2012 09.06.12
The Killzone Trilogy will bundle together the Killzone franchise's three console games on October 23rd for $39.99, Sony announced today. The original Killzone, which launched on the PlayStation 2 in 2004, has been given a 720p high-definition makeover for the trilogy, and it now has Trophies, too. Killzone 2 and Killzone 3 round out the package. The bundle also includes the three map packs that Guerrilla released after launch for each of the PS3 titles: Killzone 2 Map Pack Bundle Steel & Titanium Map Pack Flash & Thunder Map Pack Napalm & Cordite Map Pack Killzone 3 Map Pack Bundle Steel Rain Map Pack Retro Map Pack From The Ashes Map Pack Previous entries in Sony's "PlayStation Collections" line include the God of War Saga and Infamous Collection. Unlike the God of War Saga,...
By Samit Sarkar on Aug 14, 2012 08.14.12
Killzone: Mercenary, the first PS Vita iteration of Guerrilla Games' franchise, debuted with a live-action trailer at Sony's Gamescom 2012 press conference today. Guerrilla is developing Mercenary. The trailer did include some gameplay footage of typical first-person Killzone action, augmented by touchscreen swipe controls for melee combat. Jim Ryan, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, called it "a first-person shooter that would simply not be possible on any other platform." Update: The trailer is available to watch in its entirety below. According to Guerrilla Games, Killzone: Mercenary runs on the same engine that powered Killzone 3. It is currently set for release in 2013.
By Emily Gera on Jun 29, 2012 06.29.12
Sony is prepping for a PlayStation Network summer sale which features 50 percent off discounts for PlayStation Plus members, the platform holder announced through its PlayStation Blogcast. Starting July 3rd, games included in the sale will be available for 30 percent off their typical price tag for non-members. Games featured include Closure, Crysis, Infamous: Festival of Blood, Jurassic Park: The Game, Killzone 3 multiplayer, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Real Steel, Renegade Ops, Shadow of the Colossus HD, The House of the Dead III, Worms: Ultimate Mayhem. It is unknown how long the sale will last; however, Sony promises to have more details soon.