With the future of Killzone in question, it leaves a hole that might not be easily filled in PlayStation's first party line up.
Same goes with Resistance another great title that has been shelved.
I don't think these games are gone. Also insomniac has been teasing resistance for over a year so I expect to hear about that franchise soon or sometime this year
*Had been shelved, though most likely not anymore with all the Insomniac teasing.
If they make a new Resistance game it better not be a cod clone.
Why would it be a Cod clone? A new Resistance would be a.. Resistance clone with Resistance style gameplay. This is Insomniac, they don't do ripoffs.
lol Insomniac don't do ripoff and Spiderman is copy/paste of batman even some of the side quests. I have not played it myself but my friend was saying its shameless how much copy/paste insomniac has done from batman games.
Must have missed the sections in Batman Arkham where hes web swinging from area to area or juggling a whole group of enemies in the air at once.
“... my friend was saying its shameless how much copy/paste insomniac has done from batman games.” He wasn’t around for Spider-man on PS2 I take it? Parker was juggling back when Bruce was still struggling with Dark Tomorrow. 2003 https://www.metacritic.com/... 2004 https://www.metacritic.com/... 2005 https://www.metacritic.com/...
The lack of 1st party multiplayer titles is shocking, i was bleak even on PS4 compared to PS3: Killzone 2,3 Warhawk, Starhawk Socom Confrontation and Socom 4 Motorstorm 1,2 MAG Twisted Metal Resistance 1,2 MGO2 TLOU (multiplayer) Uncharted 2,3 (multiplayer) The list goes on and on. I get that they are great at 1st party single player experiences, but the appeared abandonment of multiplayer enabled titles (or even news of, for that matter) is pretty miserable.
Unfortunately Sony would make good multiplayer titles, but people on Playstation would largely ignore them in favor of more generic third party stuff, so as much as I miss their output, I can't blame them for focusing on games people actually buy.
This is exactly why I dropped off Playstation after watching the PS4 launch. Almost all of those games were completely non-existent on PS4, with the exception of a very mediocre Killzone game, and a God of War game, Uncharted game and TLOU2 game that came out towards the end of the PS4 generation. Last gen I switched to Xbox for a different experience since Playstation started charging for online, which leveled the playing field with Xbox Live, and didn't have any of the games I liked (most of which are in your list). For all of Xbox's faults, I was able to experience the 360 generation games through backwards compatibility, plus I was able to play the newer gears games and Halo games, which were a lot of fun. Titanfall was pretty awesome in the early Xbox One days also.
No it doesn't leave a hole it makes room for something else. Cool doom and gloom article though.
Resistance and KZ need a revival.
They can't work on new games and try new things? I doubt Killzone is gone forever, but I'd rather they work on new potential franchises, and when they do go back to Killzone, they'll have fresh, new ideas.
I'll gladly trade Killzone for more Horizon, but now that Insomniac is officially under PlayStation, I'd really like a Resistance sequel to make up for the awful third entry.
It's ok to let games rest for a while, definitely better than annual lacklustre games. Hopefully it will return with a bang someday. Sony are no strangers to starting new franchises so they might have something cooking...
I do gotta say that playstation is missing some fps ip exclusives lately. They've all been 3rd person...generally. That's not to say that microsoft has it any better ....yet. halo is dried up and they've done so much damage to the ip with halo guardians...not sure it will recover. With the new acquisitions they may be able to come up with better 1st and 3rd person ip
Ewww gave these games so many tries. Killzone has always been a$$$.
Right cuz milking it like halo and gears is the way to go right? Why do people struggle to let a franchise go?
There was only 1 halo on Xbox and halo 5 is supported like crazy. It would be nice.
forcing developers to constantly work on a IP also kills creativity and leads to less then stellar results. Just look at what MS did to Bungie with Halo
The last Killzone was 7 years ago...that hole has been there for awhile and hasn't hurt Sony. Marketing deals with COD and Destiny has been filling that hole adequately. I don't want any current Sony studio working on a Killzone as well...if they open a new studio or 3rd party and throw the killzone IP at them that would be fine.
yeah Sony does need some fps bigtime. Resistance and a killzone were great.
I think I would rather have Black 2. That game was a technological marvel for it's time.
Maybe after Forbidden West, GG will focus on another Killzone. I can only hope...
It was replaced with Horizon-in my opinion-a much better option. So that hole was filled with something else.
Yeah Killzone was ok, never really understood the hype. Horizon on the other hand is amazing. I did enjoy kz mercenary and liberation though.
I'd love a new one
A hole for new first party ip.
New ip's come everyday,
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