Split-screen.com writes: "Killzone 2 is a fun, albeit derivative experience. Okay, the graphics are the bomb and the atmosphere is the most immersive war-zone ever created for home consoles. It's even convinced some of us stronger naysayers to admit they were wrong. But man-alive, couldn't a little bit of thought have been placed into originality? You have this incredible architecture and enough money to fund a UN mission aid, but all you wow me with are prettier gibs and lame squad AI? Here are some ways Killzone 2 could have reached Legendary rather than typical (note the lower-case) shooter status. Granted, it doesn't make it any less fun but the feeling of "been there, done that" is too strong not to share."