According to Hulst players will be facing not one but two antagonists who are trying to control the remnants of the crumbling Helghan Empire.
Just keeps getting better.
twice as awesome
Could be or it may not be as awesome as fighting the Helghast. In Halo:CE when they floud kicked in I stopped playing the game I hated those guys. On the other hand in Uncharted when all those weird creatures start attacking you like the nazi zombies or the blue avatar people who live under a mountain it was exciting.
be there as many antagonist as they may, but 2 protagonists or even missions for both sides of the war will be KILLER! please make that happen GG! KZ4 maybe?
All I need to hear from kz3 is, better variety of weapons, vehicles, and multiplayer reward system.
KZ3 will have better and DIVERSE environments!
@ Bits-N-Kibbles lol killZone had diverse environments urban, jungle and snow and orbital platform (space)
I cant believe you guys didnt know about this. I read this in a interview several weeks ago. I even posted a possible explanation for Sev wearing a Helghast helmet. I mean, Sev may be joining one of the sides. BTW where are the guys saying KZ3 story was shallow?
I have a feeling your hunch will be spot on. I too believe that at some point in the game 'we' will be fighting alongside one of the factions, perhaps even wearing the Helghast uniform. And yeah, the story is rich enough. People only want it to be thrown directly in their faces. Well, I think they are going to be obliged this time.
Here I am. I think most shooter games' stories are very generic and simplistic. The characters for games like Halo and Gears of War and Crysis and Half Life 2 and Killzone and Resistance are all one-dimensional. Where are there back-stories? Where's Sev's backstory, where's Visari's backstory, where's Rico's backstory? Does anything happen in the game that gives us some idea of the Helghast culture? Where are the women and children? How come every ISA soldier's motivation for being the war is to kill Higs? Are there any soldiers in the ISA who say, "Hmm, maybe we shouldn't be doing this"? And all the Helghast troops have the same personality. That is the definition of shallow. There's no depth to the characters. The plot twists don't signify depth. A good story is supposed to have a lot of character development and symbolism and character dynamics and relationships. For example, one character is usually a foil to another character. Whereas one is weak, the other is strong. One is brave, the other a coward. One a patriot, the other a subversive. In Killzone 2, I felt like everyone was mindlessly fighting. Only at the very last cutscene was there a glimmer of hope that maybe Sev was seeing things differently. I hope that GG will work harder on Killzone 3's story, but as far as Killzone 2 the story was extremely shallow.
SOAD said it perfectly. The ending of K2 had that glimmer, but the rest was just your typical FPS. The action, the atmosphere, and the actual game was great to play, but the story wasn't, and the atmosphere was killed at times by the dialogue, especially Rico, God I hated Rico. But even Rico, in the very end, shows just how much of a dangerous person he is, killing people at will. He is a man of great emotion and it's evident that he too can play a good role in the game. I have no doubt that Rico would kill Sev if he were to turn, the guy is an animal. Everybody wants to kill him for a reason. K2's story was not "rich". It was very typical and had many flaws, dialogue being a big one and objectives being pretty typical: protect this and that, defend this, etc. This is an example of where the graphics is such a big focus that the actual expansion of the game is reserved for sequels. This is why K3 will be so great, there is just so much that is possible and being done (at least GG promises). raztad, I don't know who was downplaying K3's story since it hasn't been seen. I assume you mean K2? And if so, it had its faults man, let's not pretend it didn't. K2 was not perfect, and I'm happy GG is paying attention to the key areas instead of tossing together another game with new multiplayer like others seem to do. I'm very excited for the story. The universe of Killzone has always been fascinating but it was barely explored in K2. Now with K3 they are promising so much more. A look into the culture is something fans have been spamming their forum boards with for so long and it's good to see GG listening. Anyways, it will be interesting if we become the antagonist ourselves as Sev. Wonder if the game will allow for alternate endings in that way, and hopefully I can kill Rico this way. The Helghast have humanity in them despite having been led by a vicious leader, and I'd like to think we aren't just fighting an entire race who are just bad because they have to be. GG realizes this about K2 and that's why they are emphasizing story so much now. Edit: @Raz below Ah okay, well in that case, those people should be pleasantly surprised! There is a lot of hype on story now, let's hope GG takes this to the stratosphere!
No alpha I didnt make a mistake. I know KZ2 storytelling was nothing to write home, though it had a couple of twists I didnt see coming. I was talking about KZ3 and some people prediction it is meant to be generic. KZ backstory is pretty good, people dont even seem to agree who are the bad and who are the good guys in KZ. Pretty nice story if you ask me. EDIt: hey evrfighter, 2 factions =/= a chick defector. EDIT: BTW, I think nobody realistically speaking is expecting for a FF level story, are you? just a good enough story that keep you interested in what is coming next. @Pianosa Oh really? I have Gears 1 but I've never managed to finish that game. So I dont know where the ambiguity comes from. Up to the point I've have played Locust are the bad guys. They are not even human or a likable race so you cant feel attached to them, and I havent seen a Visaris Locust so far, delivering awesome and convincing speeches.
That same disagreement exists in the Gears of War universe. The COG can be viewed as evil and the Locusts as victims. So, it's kind of the same thing. Hence, generic.
The Locusts are wiping out humanity, how can they be victims? Anyone interested in the Killzone backstory, take a look here: http://boardsus.playstation...
that would be me. I called the story generic. I also called that kz3 would feature a defector possibly a chick as thats how generic it was. My hunch was not far off it seems.
The best part of this article is all of the disagrees everyone is getting. Some people seem upset by the awesomeness of Killzone 3 lol.
lol i know what you mean. after a while the flood is just extremely annoying. i didn't mind them too much in the first game because i wasn't expecting them, but i got sick and tired of them after a while. if there is going to be a second antagonist, i want it to be similar to half-life 1's three-way attrition or the matrix sentinels. maybe not so much the sentinels because kz already has sentry bots, but i agree, i don't want anything like flood. maybe one or two levels that have massive bug infestation but thats it.
this is going crazy....
They got to announce a release date at E3!!!
just played Killzone 2 to get back in the FPS feel!
I hope they bring back radec some how...:( multiplayer won't be the same :( oh and I am guessing that one anthologist will be Helghast and another will be ISA...just like modern warfare 2.
With a twist envolved...
they said there are two generals on helghan fighting for complete control of the planet's remaining inhabitors... so yeah...one could possibly ally with the ISA, while the other regime holds more with Visari's or something... Radec was awesome though...The idea of him being a fundamental example of what a helghan soldier was supposed to be was perfect...nevermind the ridiculous ability to teleport?! that was never addressed...at all...he was still cool...so these 2 new guys have some shoes to fill...
I think it was invisibility, just like the snipers and what not. You could still see his shadow even when he was invisible.
ah true, forgot about the snipers...I thought at the end though he was bouncing across the room instantly...haven't played the end of the single player since like March 2009...
Oops double post
Well as long as I get to kill Rico, i'm good Edit: Looks like someone disagrees with me?, May I ask why you want Rico breathing in this game?
Hear hear! There will be hell to pay if I don't get to point a gun at Rico and pull the trigger.
In killzone 1 Rico was alright...in killzone 2 he was the biggest douche in gaming...no idea why they made him like that, as for me it kind of ruined the command chain, and made me purposely ignore him...as in any real battle, Rico would have been offed the first chance someone found themselves alone with him and no one watching... Killzone 2 somes up the American corporate workspace perfectly...Some douche gives you orders that doesn't know what he is talking about, and will ruin the whole company on his own anyway... maybe in killzone 3 we will get lucky...and Rico will be tortured endlessly through most of it...
I didn't push the disagree button, but I'm, one of the few I believe, who is actually disagreeing with you. For me Rico embodies the visceral and primal reaction one can have when you're fighting a war. Or any other sort of conflict for that matter. He experiences the fight in extremes. Good or bad; black or white. Of course he is wrong, but I think it makes him also human. It's something we all have inside us, I believe. And not unimportant; he is actually pushing the story forward. No, for some reason i don't hate him as most seem to do.
@ Kleptic most ppl didnt play killzone liberation if they did they understand rico character how he get like that
I gave you an agree, becasue I see where you are coming from. However, wasn't it ISA's main gaol to capture the Scholar Visari? Yet, Rico goes against the main objective, many people have died for this serving this cause. Also RIco got Garza killed, and yet he puts no blame on himself, and blames it all on the Helghast.
True, but if you listen to the speech he gave to Rico and Sev. He plainly said if you arrest me, soon enough you'll beg me to come back to rule Helghan, so everything they did (ISA) as far as invading etc will be for nothing, and many soldiers both HGH and ISA would have died for nothing. http://www.youtube.com/watc... And who knows, if they did arrested him, and all the things he said was true, then what's to stop Visari from invading vekta again? And as for Rico, he's one of the best the ISA have. People see him for being hot-head, but look at the circumstances, he had his entire patoon wiped out, kz1, kzl he was framed by his commanding officer (who was a traitor)Kz2, he saw his best friend killed, and witnessed something he didn't need to see, those ISA soldiers who were inhumanely killed in the small room. On top of that, the guy they were sent to capture warned that he will return to power..I don't blame him for what he did (Rico) But i strongly suggest that he is retired from active duty if they get off of Helghan.
would be that the game is almost done and they decided to launch it this year!
This confirms Killzone wont be a trilogy.
I just hope Sean Pertwee comes back to voice a villain, as he has the perfect 'Helghan' voice - He's done two seperate characters already, so why not a third?
^^^^ Absolutely.. Hakha and Radec are my fave character on KZ universe.. :)
Pedobear makes it debut to Killzone 3!
vehicles in multiplayer and the ability to kill Rico in the single player campaign forever :)
EDIT: ..meant to be a reply..new to this site, so noob mistake -_-
the Visari? Visari is a person. And they popped a bullet in him.
YOU become a Helghast and tell your former comrades to, "Leave this place... and never return." *Cue epic music* XD
I just hope they don't go the MW2 route, SPOILERS i was so pissed off i didn't get to kill makarov cause it made the previous 5 hours of the game pointless, i didn't chase him halfway round the world to let him get away. Cheap cop out on IW's part SPOILERS
is caught between a civil war... they caused interesting
Make sev taller everyone towers over you in the game when he talks have an eyeline height instead of gun height it makes sev feel like a midget online cover system better control .
helgan empirse = roman empire after the end of KZ2, helgan will split, one superior evil side and the smaller rebellious faction, and thats the side im guessing Sev would join
If one of them is a Helghan, I'm sold.
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