Expect reviews of Killzone 2 from the established gaming sites on Monday next week (not tomorrow as has been reported) - explanation in the article.
Sony confirms the embargo reviews begin tomorrow and Eurogamer confirme it.
We know this game is amazing, why worry about reviews people? Reviews only have one purpose and thats flaimbit. You should try the game yourself and formulate your own opinion. Like i have already, KZ2 beta was amazing, and i will buy it.
Thats tuesday right?
we get to see who the fanboy sites are and who they aren't? Like we need confirmation of this at this point. I already know the game is awesome. I preordered it. I'm getting it. Reviews be damned. Bubbles for anyone that's getting KZ2 on day one!
eh I read review cuz it lets me read about the game I want but can't have yet. Thus, easing the pain. Of course Killzone 2 is a day 1 buy. Being released near 2 other games I want, Street Fighter 4 and Resident Evil 5. HA! Those 2 games can wait...all my gaming is going to Killzone.
"We know this game is amazing, why worry about reviews people?" I'm not worried but I am curious about the scores. It won't change my mind about getting it, I've already bought it.
in the game... I haven't seen reviews come this early before. Most of the time the developers are a little afraid their product will get a average or poor review. Killzone 2 will live up to the hype...
Europa my friends Europa. The review embargo ends tomorrow for europe and monday at 9am PST for the NA bros.
this coming monday feb.2, we will see who is going to be a fanboy reviewer and a good critic, because on that same day a lot of people including me, will be playing the demo. so we will see.
I am trying to get Killzone 2 couple of weeks before. I got SCIV two weeks before everyone else, and I hope to get this game weeks before everyone else :)
I just want to see eurogamer's review tommorow, Gamepro gave it a perfect 5/5 and Gamepro is very reliable and one of the top 3 review magazines in gaming. If Eurogamer gives this game a 9 or 10, that would be something
gamespot?! you trust that dump..... tsk tsk two words: jeff gerstmann
where he say Gamespot ;/? I wanna see Gametrailer's review. Just cuz I wanna see what kinda of BS they come up with to bash the game. But they are lazy as hell. Usually don't get reviews out till a week or more after the game is released.
Gamepro, not Gamespot. Dyslexic much o_O.
o_O oops yep dyslexic i guess.
Eurogamer will not give it a 10. It may be a 9 but quite possibly an 8. That isnt a bad score considering that its Eurogamer. Anyway, they could give it a 2 for all i care.
i think its the European embargo maybe the US is still February 2nd
The Euro/UK embargo is Feb 2 next week. Only one Euro site goes live tomorrow (Eurogamer) the rest follow on Feb 2
"Eurogamer's is going early as they've agreed an exclusive with the publisher" If this is true, then I think we can expect a big ol' 10 out of 10 tomorrow.
Er, maybe if it was IGN or Future Eurogamer's scores are trusted
I expect a high score. I doubt Sony would allow Eurogamer to get an exclusive review if they didn't know it was a good review.
Do you have any idea what you're talking about, Leper? No review source is trusted. If a company's got an embargo out, and gives permission to a single source to break that embargo as an "exclusive" review, you can bet your ass that means their review is glowing. If you haven't figured that out yet, then I don't know what else to say to you. Oh, and by the way, I'm not saying that they gave it a good review because of any kind of bribery or encouragement from Sony gifts or whatever. I'm just saying that they probably gave the game a glowing review, because Sony must have read it early and decided, "Yeah, we like what they have to say for our game, we'll let them go ahead with it early and give them the exclusive."
"Eurogamer's scores are trusted" The same eurogamer that gave MGS4 an 8/10?
callahan09: Nonsense. I know the people involved and what you are saying is not the case. The publisher does not get to see what the site is going to say before granting the exclusives. It does happen - but Eurogamer doesn't play that game. It's an independent site, not owned by a large media company, and it's the large media companies who are happy to play these tricks. Sony UK's PR department is also clean, compared to some other publishers whose tactics in the past have been exposed for this sort of bribery. It would be better for you to know a thing or two about the specifics and who's who of this sweeping claim before ranting off about it. Believe it or not, it really doesn't matter to me.
Hmmmm..... I'm not sure about a 10/10 from Eurogamer, but if Eurogamer gave Resistance 2 a 9/10, I expect them to give Killzone 2 the same score. I would say that I expect them to give KZ2 a higher score than R2, but since Eurogamer doesn't review in half point increments and I just don't see them giving it a 10/10, I expect the review to be a 9 because I really just don't see how a reviewer could rate KZ2 lower than R2.
Yes, the same guys who gave MGS4 an 8/10. MGS4 was and still is the defining experience on any console this generation for me. However, an 8/10 is nothing to sneeze at. We need to get over this BS about how it needs to be a 9 or 10 and still be a great game. I may not agree with the score but its not like they gave it a 6 or something. Its a minor quible of opinion from an 8 to a 9. (its the only game i would give a 9.9 to this generation)
Story is not a dupe. ***N4G should ask users for an alternative source if they are claiming an entry is old.*** This is not old. VG247 ran a story only a few hours ago assuming that all reviews are out tomorrow. This story has new info from Sony that explains otherwise.
Eurogamer does NOT throw around 10's, for exclusive release or not lol, wow what a fanboy you are, you think halo didn't have any exclusive things for reviewers or gta? they had people stay in expensive hotels to review them, and sent them all 1000 gift baskets. you think halo would have scored high without all the 30 mil microsoft threw around for marketing? i'm pretty sure eurogamer can be trusted, as they give games the lowest scores of every site i've ever seen.
NEITHER CAN I
Yes i am
Eurogamer's scores for the past 12 months: http://www.eurogamer.net/ar... The highest 10 score was given ONCE, and that was to Bioshock. The games that got 9 were: - Saints Row 2 - LBP - Wipeout HD - Siren And yes, MGS4 got a 8/10 by Eurogamer. That makes me feel that the 'exclusive review' need not necessarily be a glowing 10/10 one. I suspect it'll be a review that's not carried away by the hype, one that will take a long hard look at the game and critique honestly. We'll see. Another 12+ hours to go.
Lets just get them over With, if there under a 10 all the PS3Boys will Cry and if it does get 10's, then let hope they are not a Little Big Planet 10
it won't get all 10s. It already hasn't. It won't get all 9s either. There will be 8s. Probably even 7s. But who cares...really? The gameplay vids are enough to sell the game to anyone with a PS3 and have a brain. The only people that get joy out of low scores for exclusive titles are fanboys. Which, I'm thinking you might get joy if Killzone fails. Perhaps?
Eurogamer also got an exclusive to publish the LBP review first ( http://www.eurogamer.net/ar... ) and they wound up giving that a 9 not a 10( http://www.eurogamer.net/ar... ) and that game had just as much hype. 9 is below the Gamerankings average for LBP and meanwhile it's the magazines like OPM US and OPM UK that dished out the 10s for it. Wake up.
The current Metascore is 9.8 and it's based on 5 reviews. If things keep going like this, it'll become the highest rated game of this gen and last gen, only surpassed by Zelda:OOT (9.9)
I doubt it will keep up the trend. I was guessing before the first reviews came out that it would level out at a 93 or 94 and I still believe that. But in the end does it matter whether it scored an 85 or a 95? nope. It only matters to people who can only buy the game (ps3 fanboys) and people who cant buy the game (360 fanboys). I am not saying that all exclusive owners of a console are fanboys but the only ones who will laugh and taunt are the people who are unfortunate enough to either: 1.) not have the money 2.) believe so arrogantly that the console they chose is the best that they will sacrifice great gaming experiences to further prove their point to themselves. The first is forgivable the second is not.
I'm guessing a 9 from Eurogamer.
Im guessing a 10. I really am, I think people will be shocked because of the high score they give.
Neither can we.
So all the reviews that have been around besides the OPM magazines... Are fake?
No, there not. The more official publications are waiting for the embargo to lift. Stop flame baiting.
So the others are unofficial you say. Isn't an embargo for all the reviewers, besides Official PS mags? So actually you say the same as me. The reviews are not allowed or fake.
I wouldnt' be surprised at all, if eurogamer gave it a 8, i don't see any lower than that, from what i've seen. but a 10, would make me preorder ANOTHER copy, for my brother. just to support it more. haha
Frack the reviewz and pre-scores, release the game already!
IGN already posted their review today, not Monday.
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