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Killzone: Mercenary – new trailer, screens and gameplay details!

The floodgates have opened! Hands-on impressions from recent Killzone: Mercenary press events in Amsterdam, LA and Taipei have started appearing all over the web, and that means we can finally reveal additional details about the game. We also have a brand-new trailer for you to enjoy:

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morganfell1274d ago

I'll preorder this from PSN the minute its up. KZ2 and 3 remain my favorite MP and the 4 on 4 in here is going to eat up some life since they are bringing Warzone to the Vita.

onyoursistersback1274d ago

i dont have a Vita,....im a big fan of Killzone
"DAY ONE ON BOTH!!!"

Soldierone1274d ago

And people were doubting the Vita could look that good.... looks amazing!

Only thing I don't like is the 8 player online, wish it at least had 12.

cpayne931274d ago

Yeah that's the most disappointing thing for me. I think I'm actually going to enjoy the campaign more though, looks like it puts more emphasis on gameplay than the console series.

one2thr1274d ago

I thought it was 8 Vs 8, and confirmed?

BanBrother1273d ago

I think they really want to nail the graphics down first. I never though visuals could'look that nice on the Vita. With 32 players, they would have to scale back the graphics even more. If it is 8v8 though, I'm sure everyone would be happy. If the maps are well designed, then 4v4 should be quite fine.

Need to have drop in-drop out MP though,'so the games aren't too unbalanced (the first Gears of War worked wonderfully with 4v4, but if someone left during a ranked game, it sucked as no-ne else'could fill in)

BanBrother1274d ago

Higher player count is good, but not necessary. 4v4 on a small map feels the same as 8v8 on a big map etc. With less players, there will also be less latency between everyone. I think it will work out fine, although I would have preferred 6v6.

one2thr1274d ago (Edited 1274d ago )

True, true and even so I'd like to see the player count increase on the Vita, seeing that its the successor to the PSP, I'm still waiting to see a game push a 32 player count online (basically; a PSP did it, so why cant the Vita do it premise), the power of dedicated servers for handheld may push home console quality gaming on the Vita even further...

The power to innovate, is in Sonys court when it comes to handheld gaming this time around and their doing a great job with what their doing now, and it only gets better.

Riderz13371274d ago

I think 6v6 would be the sweet spot for multiplayer games on the Vita. It works for Call of Duty titles and it would be awesome on a handheld multiplayer

Veneno1274d ago

This gam3 needed 8v8 in order to be fun b3cause with lower player counts like 4v4 if one player leav3s it cripples the team and makes the experience lame.

But I just read the IGN preview and it says theres a free for all mode which might be good as if one player out of 8 leaves it won't be that big a deal.

Outside_ofthe_Box1274d ago

WOW @ those graphics. Guerrilla is always setting the bench mark.

Riderz13371274d ago

Man if GG can pull this off on the Vita...Oh my god the PS4 with Killzone 4...I'm going to have a heart attack.

Kingthrash3601274d ago (Edited 1274d ago )

This is what I'm talking about. People complain about the quality of the vitas games
( baffling-ly IMO) but I constantly kept preaching that the vita was in its first year and devs haven't got their hands wet with the kits yet. Here we are in its 2nd year and we have this as proof. The game is clearly the best looking handheld games EVER. Not to say the vita didn't already do this with many others ( I don't feel like listing the others ... Too many). I doubt ill see any vita haters commenting on this. September release looks like Pokemon will have a run for its money come Christmas....( not really tho IMO killzone is batter than Pokemon but lets be real, a lot more 3ds's sold so a lot more pokemon's will sell.) killzone will be A system seller that's for sure.
I do see some dick who's disagreeing with everyone.... Speechless hater can only click disagree after seeing that trailer.

chazjamie1273d ago

lol pokemon better than killzone! wtf are you even saying. is solitare better than crysis?

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