Revisiting the PlayStation 4 launch title and possible final entry in the Killzone series.
Guerilla Games established two main teams a few years back and hired specialized FPS devs so hopefully, KZ isn't dead. It's a really great series that could use a reimagining. In pursuit of being "bigger and more open," I would love to see a KZ set up as a MetroidPrimeVania. The world has so much lore and unique locations. If they cut back on being "overly bro-military" and focus on a single story set on a massive planet (or planets) then I could see something special. Also, Mercenaries so us that skill trees and XP can be woven throughout both SP/MP very well so the next game could excel with some more RPG and exploration elements. Just some hope; Shadowfall was pretty but weak. KZ2/3 really were special and I'd like to see the series live on.
"great series that could use a reimagining" This! KZ 2 & 3 were great games undermined by mediocre story and characters. Since then GG have recognized their weakness and turned it into a strength with amazing Horizon ZD. They should take what they have learned and apply it to a Killzone remake.
Well, Rico was memorable.
A character I'll never forget from the Killzone franchise is Radec, God all mighty was that boss fight frustrating, to this day, one of the cheapest bosees I ever had to beat..... Ggggrrrrr! 😂
Always wanted the trophy for beating him on hard (was it?) but never got it. Tried many times...
The one character they really nailed in my opinion was Visari. He was great. Brian Cox was the perfect choice for Visari's voice.
@Newmonday Why does everything need a remake these days? They should move forward with a sequel, maybe a reboot
I will forever standby my idea of Killzone:Resistance. Give these two franchises the full AAA treatment.
What I would give for a new KZ game along the lines you described...
The ending set it up pretty good for a sequel. I guess we will see.
classic comment N4G boards. Why does this site have so many single player gamers on it? Killzone was Playstation's answer to HALO which at the time was the definitive console mp experience. Killzone had some great mp as well and yet you are on here saying it needs to be another open world exploration game. Give me a break. Every other Sony exclusive is already this, some diversity would be nice.
KZ just would fit the lore. I think Resistance should return to scratch that MP itch. KZ can still have an amazing multiplayer mode. KZ2 and Mercenaries are genre defining quality.
Very well said!
A reimagining where we can play as the Helghast? Hell to the yes.
As much as I hate battle royal games. Maybe a battle royal killzone game with cool Spaceships air strikes will catch people’s attention
I believe Shawn layden a while back said he has interest in making a game similar to destiny to make an online shooter type of game to fill a void Playstation studios have right now. I always figured it was GG's second team with a killzone reboot or a new IP.
KZ2 and resistance 2 are the games I spent most of my time playing. I want Sony to focus once again on FPS exclusives And I want a new open world getaway with everything Sony studios have learned about open world games now is the time to bring back the IP via a complete reboot It wouldn't shock me if we see a new KZ at launch with ps5
I wasn't a big fan of killzone 1 but I've enjoyed all 3 console other console entries as well as the vita game. Shadowfall was criticized by a lot of people but I thoroughly enjoyed it. One my favorite part of the series is it's multiplayer. The characters felt like they had real weight to them and you could feel the impact of bullets when you shot others or when you were hit. No other FPS has done a good job simulating that in my opinion. I hope the series makes a return.
i would love for it to blow back open up to another war after the betrayal of keller from tbe last one. It needed the war, set up to end the cold war.
God damn titile nearly gave me a heart attack.Though they were gonna shut servers down.Hopefully Sony gives it as a PS+ title to repopulate the online
I already got it from Plus.
Are you from Japan? Wasnt aware it had been free in other regions
In Japan, yes.
Its a crap mp game. Hope they do shut down the servers.
I played it at one point. Really liked the MP. Movement was meatier than COD and I liked that
I didn't spend a lot of time on it, but SF's multi-player was easily the best part of the game. It was fun and well made, a shame it didn't have a lot of players due to being marketed badly.
Thought 3 was better. Idk found SF to have a lot of spawn camping 🏕
Honestly, a world built like Horizon with a Killzone vibe and gameplay might be amazing.
Killzone 2 will always have a special place in my heart as the best game in the series, Killzone 3 was good too but ShadowFall was kind of a disappointment. It felt clunky, waves and waves of enemies, a narrative that went nowhere and seemed to have pacing issues.
SF felt a bit dry and clinical to me. Technology was impressive but I found it hard to stay interested. Preferred 2 and 3, and that PSP spinoff was great too. Never played the first one.
It was a very flawed game. One of the early levels gave you 3 objectives. I zip lined down and completed two objectives, but found that one had to be completed at the top portion and there was no way to get up. After taking so long to complete the other 2 objectives, I was pissed that I would have to restart the level. Just did not enjoy the design of the game. Killzone 2 was incredible and I wish the series continued with that level of story telling and game play. It's a fun universe.
I just played that part yesterday, there's a rocky area you're supposed to climb up to reach that objective.
Loved Killzone 2. They should remaster it. Want to revisit the campaign
Give us a sequel to Killzone: Mercenary already, Sony
Enjoyed all of the Killzone games and personally, I never understood the hate that Shadow Fall got, I got every single player trophy in that game I enjoyed it so much. The multiplayer was brilliant too, its a shame the trophies were so rediculous really, I'd have loved to platinum that game.
I enjoyed the hell out of Shadowfall and graphically it still holds up to this day and it never even got a Pro patch! Still one of the only games that made proper use of the glide pad.
I'm really hoping for a reboot on PS5 with a new found focus on story and character development. I still believe this franchise could be great if handled correctly. The one Killzone that no one talks about, and its a shame because its sublime, is Killzone Mercenaries on Vita! One of the best games for that handheld! I'd love a remaster of that game for consoles!
I believe every killzone and resistance could be remastered on ps5 with 4k/60fps with Ray tracing and VR support.🙏🙏 8591;
That will be awesome
I loved the first Killzone, though it tends to have its detractors. KZ 2&3 were fun and lovely to look at. Shadow Fall still hasn't kept my attention, but it is impressive visually. The Hellghast are a great enemy and deserve further adventures.
I miss killzone 2. Ahead of it's time. First FPS that added the element of a weighted feel to your character. Some hated it I loved it
Wish we could get a remake of the first game, to be able to play the campaign with each team member. With each having their own route or speciality for each level. KZ 2&3 were great games with 2 being the best of the series in my opinion, but 3 was no slouch either and the color palette in 3 was a welcome change from all the muted colors of the first two games. Each had a great MP that I put a lot of time into, and the only MP games that I actually played. Shadow Fall was also good but totally different from the others before it, the story was not as good but still serviceable. Never tried the MP for some reason. Never played the PSP Liberation and the Vita Mercenaries although I eventually got the latter, bit as of yet still sits buried in my backlog. Hopefully we get a new installment for the PS5 generation, or remakes of the previous numbered games.
Liberation was awesome until the hackers ruined it. Mercenaries was awesome too. It's definitely the best fps for the Vita. KZ2 is still my favorite fps of all time. The multiplayer and clan system was amazing.
I've always been a huge Killzone fan ever since the first one came out on PS2 back in 2004, but Shadow Fall was a disappointment. The art direction was rather consistent with what it had always been before overall, but it was far less inventive in terms of story, weaponry, mission structure, and environments, and seemed to borrow ideas (like the owl and its laser shield or w/e) that didn't really belong in Killzone and might've been more at home in the Halo series. Killzone 2 or 3 that wasn't. Oh yeah, whatever happened to a Killzone collection on the PS4, again...?
I actually liked this game's campaign quite a bit. While KZ2 remains my favourite in the series, this was still a good entry, and one of the few PS4 games that actually makes use of the touch pad.
I think we will see Killzone and Resistance for PSVR 2
Now that would be awesome.
I enjoyed shadow fall and the multiplayer. I got stuck at the spot in the campaign where they throw waves of enemies at you with little help. Every now and then, I try to go back and beat it. I will eventually.
I would love to see a new Killzone. But i think they should make it a large scale war, taking ques from Battlefield (The earlier ones that were awesome). Killzone 2 was a true masterpiece. I truly hope KZ as a serie isnt dead.
Shadowfall was my first experience into the Killzone world (PS4 was my first Sony console). Also had a chance to play the awesome Vita entry too. It's funny, people tell me that SF was so awful, but I actually enjoyed it myself.. *shrug*
Damn, I still have not finished the game after all these years. Did it receive a PRO enhancement?
No pro support. But it did look amazing on the OG ps4!
Cool, thanks. I got a few missions in when the game first came out and have not played it since, as my backlog is crazy, lol.
I love the series, I had big hopes for Shadow Fall and felt letdown, dont know if it was high hopes or just not strong enough, thought MP was OK...but KZ2 is still the pinnacle to me.....after all the E3 hype and delays with Sony saying they want to get it right.... I thought they did...in spades....it was everything I wanted to play after watching all the E3 videos. KZ3 was good too but it felt like a bare sequel, take what made KZ2 and add a few more ohh's and ahh's.... I'd like to see a reboot of the franchise or a side story in the KZ2 era, kinda like ODST.
God damn that title...
I was just playing the multiplayer, people still play it if anyone's interested in TDM
Killzone never got the credit it deserved. i didnt care for shadowfall because the 60FPS didnt fit the game.
Killzone 2 was a good game back in he day. We had clan wars here on N4G back in those days through Killzone 2
I was really enjoying this game until I got to a part so difficult that I wasn't able to get past it. It's the only PS4 game I never completed due to difficulty. Someday I'll return and hopefully get past it and complete it.
I would have preferred a world spanning spy or commando style based game, with locations that span dense jungles, destroyed cities and arctic levels....maybe something with a super weapon the Helghast have either discovered or developed that needs to be destroyed.....wait, I'm describing a Bad company Plot, Forget it, Give me a next gen Bad Company 3!
KZ2 will always be my favourite, 3 was great, and I'm probably in the minority for really enjoying Shadowfall lol. Mercenaries doesn't get enough love, it's a fun entry, though I haven't finished the campaign yet.
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