After exhibiting its stunning trailer at last week's E3 Business & Media Summit in Santa Monica, California, Guerilla Games has spilled the beans on the first gameplay details for its PS3-exclusive first-person shooter Killzone 2.
N'Gai Croal was privileged enough to get to grips with the sci-fi shooter with his own two hands, and duly confirms (pay attention fanboys) in his Newsweek blog that everything us punters saw during E3 was real-time footage and not CGI wizardry. Apparently, the footage shown was lifted from the third level in the game's single-player campaign mode, where Vektan troops along with Sev, Killzone 2's main protagonist, have begun an invasion of Helghan, the evil storm trooper hangout.
Also confirmed is that Killzone 2 will feature a Gears of War-style cover system, (somewhat influenced by the PSP's recent Killzone: Liberation). As players approach a wall, they are prompted to hug against it, while also able to pop around a corner to let off a few rounds. Guerilla says that, while the game is played via a first-person perspective, it won't be as complicated to play as the team initially thought:
"We expected it to be complicated... but our programmers took care of it pretty quickly," they said.
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