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Killzone 2
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Platform(s): PS3  
Developer(s): Guerrilla  
Series: Killzone  
Genre(s): Shooting  
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Killzone 2, somewhat dissapointing

graphics: 10
Sound : 8
Story : 7
lasting appeal: 8
gameplay: 8

thats my opinion, the reason i don't love the game play is that the cover system can be annoying and that the guns have no satisfaction, grenades don't have a grenadey feeling.
graphics are amazing but don't make the game and the story and sound aren't brilliant.
The online doesn't have an addictive feeling and is no better gameplay-wise then the campaign.

overall: 8/10

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Killzone 2= First Complete Multiplayer for PS3

Killzone 2 is a FPS that all type of players can get into from a multiplayer standpoint. Players get frustrated with other FPS games as the only path to success lies in being the best killer on the field. KZ2 adds the variety of games styles that allow players to be successful in many ways by allowing for medic, tatician and engineer classes. Other games such as Team Fortress 2 and Resistence 2 have offered class systems yet not to this degree. Resistence 2 only allows for this type of class system to be used in Co-op multiplayers and TF2 cartoonish feel takes away from any realism that could be taken from the experience.

This allows for more strategy that most FPS games which appeals me over COD:WAW, Resistence 2 and Unreal 3. The Warzone game mode of combining game types into one long match keeps the players in the game much longer than any other game on the market.

Killzone 2 / Single Player Impressions

I can only speak for the single player campaign, as I don't do multiplayer all that often, lately.

My afterthought of Killzone 2: Black-meets-Gears of War 2. Loosely. Movement and shooting feels beefier/heavier, the graphics are great and the camera work/presentation are solid throughout. The cover system is there for your use, but not required.

Gameplay is solid, but nothing far too innovative - Guerrilla paces each mission well and enables the player to explore in some cases while working within the confines of the levels in others. Fighting the enemy feels organic enough (they aren't the smartest AI, but they do put up a fight) and a few mini-bosses and bosses are thrown in for measure.

I was NOT a fan of some of the bosses, they can be frustrating at first.

My coworker said it best, and I actually agree with him. The weapon design (visual) is the best case of fictional-weapon design.

*SPOILER ALERT*

The game is entertaining, and the feature of having to pilot vehicles and a cruiser gun-turret were some highlights to the campaign.

The voice acting is great and complements the experience (Example: I was firing off sniper shots, missing a lot, and Rico said "Easy man, focus your shots." It jarred me for a moment to realize that the NPC was trying to support me verbally. Very nice surprise. After making a kill, he said "That's how it's done!")

More on audio. Weapons pack a punch, explosions are huge, and you can hear the wind populate the dark/polluted world. Something's to be said about this music: it's derivative, but very good. One level reminded me of the strong guitar and light percussion tones of the Joker's theme from The Dark Knight, while another was clearly a nod to The Bourne Identity. But the composer does it just right - we know what the songs take from, but they stand well-arranged on their own. It simply complements the game experience even more, pushing the cinematic/action feel.

Killzone 2 what a brilliant

Killzone 2 what a brilliant game. excellent graphics realistic sound and various tactics that can be used to eliminate enemies in singleplayer and multiplayer, also the extra of having to hold the sixaxis controller still while sniper aiming made you feel as if you really are aiming down that scope.

On the down side
The maps are highly unrealistic also when you start multiplayer you have a very limited supply of guns and this is a down side as you have to rank up a considerable amount before you are able to shoot with guns that you like.

Overall a good game not as addictive or brilliant is it was said to be.

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