Killzone 3

Killzone 3

2011

System
PlayStation 3
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
Guerrilla Games

7.8

Game Rating

User Ratings: 5

Our Review: 10/10

Killzone 3 News

February2014

February2013

  • News Sony Honours Dedicated Trophy Hunters with Congratulations

    It's a hard life

    Committing your life to collecting digital trinkets can be a real chore. Not only are you forced to sit through inane difficulty tiers, assemble sizeable bounties of feathers, and grind you way through hundreds of multiplayer levels with strangers, but it’s also relatively unappreciated work. Who gives you a pat on the back for...

January2013

  • News Here's What Killzone Would Look Like If It Was Made of LEGO

    Toys at war

    Forget about all of the excellent LEGO crossovers that have come before – this is the one that we’ve been waiting for. 18-year-old model designer Joris Blok has constructed an army of Helghast soldiers out of LEGO, providing a sneak peak at Guerrilla Games’ blockbuster Killzone franchise in plastic form. Despite their somewhat...

October2012

  • News GAME Holds the Killzone Trilogy at Gunpoint in the UK

    Retailer exclusive

    First-person shooter fans hoping to get their fix of sci-fi action with the Killzone Trilogy will have to breach the purple gates of GAME in the UK, as the specialist retailer has secured exclusivity on the compelling compilation. The package will collate popular PS3 titles Killzone 2 and Killzone 3, alongside an HD version of...

August2012

  • Rumour Killzone Trilogy Flanking PS3

    To Helghan and back

    A product page for a new PS3 compilation named the Killzone Trilogy has been uploaded by Amazon France. The eagle-eyed editors over at The Sixth Axis spotted the listing, which includes a 24th October release date. The French arm of online retailer Amazon has been responsible for a number of high-profile leaks this year,...

February2012

  • News Killzone 3 Multiplayer Comes to European PSN Tomorrow

    Freemium firepower

    Sony has announced that the free downloadable Killzone 3 multiplayer suite – already announced for North America – will launch in Europe tomorrow as part of region’s PlayStation Store update. The download will allow you to enjoy all three of Killzone 3’s main multiplayer modes across each of the game’s packaged and DLC

  • News Killzone 3 Multiplayer Coming To PSN Next Week for Free

    With a level cap

    During the latest PlayStation Blogcast, Sony has announced that it is bringing Killzone 3’s complete multiplayer suite to the PlayStation Network as a standalone download next week. The component will be free to download, but will have a level cap in place requiring you to stump up $15 in order to unlock the full mode. While this...

November2011

  • News Grab a Serious Move Bargain This Thanksgiving

    Plenty to be grateful for

    We're going to come out and say it: this might be the best value Move bundle we've seen yet. Best Buy is offering a serious package to anyone wanting to get started with Move in the world of first-person shooters. The PlayStation Move Mayhem Bundle is currently on sale for just $119.99, a bargain considering it contains:...

September2011

  • News Multiple Move Titles Added to Europe Platinum Range

    Prices coming down

    If you're after a cheap Move bargain from Sony's top drawer, you'll be pleased to know the European Platinum range has expanded with four new titles. The newly Move-fitted LittleBigPlanet 2 and superlative shooter Killzone 3 both join the budget range, alongside MotorStorm Apocalypse, which is due to be updated for Move in the...

June2011

May2011

  • News Killzone 3's Double XP Weekend Is On Now

    Two headshots for the price of one

    PSN is back in action and the multiplayer battles are raging once again. Guerrilla Games apparently is just as excited as we are, and has upped the ante to get gamers to Move back into Killzone 3 warzones in full force this weekend, by offering up a double XP weekend. Jumping into battle right now will already...

  • News PlayStation Move Up for Big Technical Innovation Award

    Will it beat Kinect?

    Prestigious UK industry magazine Develop has announced the list of nominees for its upcoming awards ceremony, and PlayStation Move is up for the Technical Innovation category where it competes against Kinect for Xbox 360. One of Move's biggest successes so far, Killzone 3 is also up for a well deserved Visual Arts award, and...

April2011

March2011

  • News Killzone 3 On Kinect Makes Great Case for Buttons

    Sensor works on PlayStation 3

    We've written plenty about how good Killzone 3 is with PlayStation Move, but secretly we'd all love to know what it'd be like if played on Kinect. Now you need wonder no more, as an enterprising coder has got the sensor to work on PS3, and the first game on display is Guerilla Games' shooter. Naturally, as the game...

  • News Edge and Schick Offer Free DLC for Killzone 3

    Blast the Helghast waste without the bearded face

    Big manly beards sure look great, but the constant itching gets annoying fast. We know Killzone 3 has consumed many of our readers’ lives since its launch a few weeks back, but that is no reason to ignore simple things such as grooming. It’s time to put that glorious Sharp Shooter down for a...

  • News Sharp Shooter Impressions and Killzone 3 PlayStation Move Tips

    The new way to blast the Helghast

    Killzone 3 is finally available after all the Beta and Demo teases, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. We put a ton of playtime in with the Move and Navigation set-up prior to release, and came up with a nifty Killzone 3 PlayStation Move Guide with a few protips. There was one thing in our previous guide...

February2011

  • News Killzone 3 Beats Bulletstorm to Top UK Charts

    Gunning down opponents

    The long-awaited Killzone 3 blew up all-comers in the UK charts this week, outselling every other game to make it all the way to the top. The week's other high-profile release was Epic Games' multiplatform Bulletstorm which, in its Xbox 360-exclusive Epic Edition comes with beta access to Gears of War 3, but not even the...

  • News Killzone 3 Retro Map Pack Available on PlayStation Store

    In case you didn't pre-order

    One of the many flavours of Killzone 3 available to customers who pre-ordered contained the so-called Retro Map Pack, a pair of maps from predecessor Killzone 2: Salamun Market and Blood Gracht. If you weren't able to pick up the maps for free, you're now able to download them from the PlayStation Store for $4.99, or...

  • Out Today Killzone 3 (North America)

    At last!

    After the betas and the demos stoked your bloodlust, you can finally purchase Killzone 3 across North America today. Fully playable with PlayStation Move for enhanced accuracy, the game also supports the new PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter accessory that houses the Move and Navigation in a beefy-looking rifle. If you're jumping into Killzone...

  • News Know Your Enemy with Killzone 3's Facebook Application

    Warning: causes arguments

    It's easy to tell who's your enemy in Killzone 3 – the glowing red eyes and guns pointed at your face are a dead giveaway – but in real life it's not so simple. It's a good job, then, that Sony and Guerilla Games has created the Killzone 3 Know Your Enemies app for Facebook that aims to help you sort your friends from...

  • News Guerilla Releases Killzone 3 Beta Results and Patch Details

    Patching up the Helghan

    The Killzone 3 Beta is now officially over, and while all those hours spent fragging away may seem like just a good bit of free fun, they've actually helped to turn Killzone 3 into the definitive multiplayer experience for the PlayStation 3. The multiplayer team at Guerrilla Games was nice enough to post a list of the...

  • News Kevin Butler Lands a Double Advert Whammy for Killzone 3

    Shows Sharp Shooter too

    All our readers know there's only one way to play Killzone 3, and that's with PlayStation Move. Fictitious Sony Vice President Kevin Butler knows this too, and he wants to spread the word the only way he knows how: advertising. The first video shows the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter in Butler's paws while the second focuses...

  • News Funky Lab Rat Drops in Price in US Store Update

    Rat goes cheap

    As well as the Killzone 3 single-player demo, a few pieces of Move-related DLC received price reductions in yesterday's American PlayStation Store update. Telekinetic puzzle-platformer Funky Lab Rat dropped in price to $6.99 from $9.99, and downloadable content for R.U.S.E. and MAG also had a healthy amount snipped off their price...

  • Out Today Killzone 3 Single-Player Demo (North America)

    Give 'em Hel(ghan)

    If you've been dabbling in the Killzone 3 multiplayer beta you might be ready for a new challenge, in which case we have good news: the single-player demo is available for North American PlayStation Network members right now. The demo was released to PlayStation Plus subscribers last week but is now freely available for all...

  • Guides How to Be Better with PlayStation Move in Killzone 3

    Kill the competition

    PlayStation Move has now seen its controls implemented into a few FPS games such as MAG and Modern Combat: Domination (ModComDom) with good overall results. The Killzone 3 Beta is available now through the PlayStation Store with spot-on Move integration, and we at Movemodo want to help our readers out with our very own pro-tip...

  • News Guerilla's Move Groundwork Started with On-Rails Killzone 2

    Quickly abandoned

    Guerilla Games' Killzone 3 looks set to raise the bar for motion-controlled shooters, but how did the company set about sketching out ideas for its pointer-based system? Lead programmer Tommy de Roos explained to Ars Technica that the studio began its experiments with past title Killzone 2, looking to create an on-rails version of...

  • Out Today Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta (Global)

    Get it while it's hot

    The much-anticipated, Move-enabled multiplayer beta for Killzone 3 is on its way to PlayStation Network users across Europe and North America today. Take to the battlefield in the Frozen Dam level in one of three online game modes – Guerrilla Warfare, Warzone and Operations, or the offline Botzone gametype. You'll only be...

  • News Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta Delayed Until Tomorrow

    Just a little longer

    If you missed out on the PlayStation Plus and invite-only beta for Killzone 3, today was supposed to be your chance to wage war on Helghan, but the beta's seen some last minute technical hitches and now won't launch until tomorrow. From 10am Pacific Standard Time tomorrow, you'll be able to battle in the game's Frozen Dam level...

January2011

  • News Killzone 3 Cinematics Look Even Better From Behind the Scenes

    Make with the boom boom

    Players jumping into Killzone 3 may recognise a few familiar voices among the 70 minutes of cutscenes that drive the story forward. Malcolm McDowell and Ray Winstone will be among the voices guiding you through the war on Helghan, and this behind the scenes video from Guerilla Games shows the motion capture process that put...

  • News Killzone 3 Gets a Single Player Demo Next Month, Too

    Soloing and goodbye

    Plenty has been made of Killzone 3's multiplayer mode, but don't forget it has a proper single player campaign mode. If you did forget, Sony wants to remind you by launching a single player demo on the PlayStation Store next month. On February 15th in North America and February 16th in Europe you'll be able to download the Icy...

  • News Killzone 3's Multiplayer Move Beta Launches Next Week

    Get your trigger finger ready

    In its efforts to get everyone playing Killzone 3 before it's available to buy, Sony's set to launch an open beta for the game next week, complete with 3DTV and PlayStation Move support. Come February 2nd in North America or February 3rd in Europe you'll be able to step onto the game's Frozen Dam level in one of three...

  • News HMV Nabs UK Exclusive on Killzone 3: Helghast Edition

    Preorders start today

    UK gamers keen on picking up the special Helghast Edition of Killzone 3 will have to heed His Master's Voice, as retailer HMV has announced it has the exclusive on the limited edition title. Available to preorder online or in-store today, the Helghast Edition will set you back £112.33 and contains a stack of exclusive content...

  • Features Five Move Games to Excite You in 2011

    Something for everyone

    There are already around 50 games that support PlayStation Move, but if you haven't yet found something to tickle your fancy there's almost certainly something for you in the line-up of titles heading to the controller in 2011. Here we pick our most-anticipated titles of the coming 12 months. LittleBigPlanet 2: The...

December2010

November2010

  • News These Awesome Nikes are Our New Favourite Move Accessory

    Ten on the beau foot scale

    Move's a lovely item to hold in your hands for sure, but if you wanted to show your love for the controller on your feet you've been all out of luck – until now. Sony and Nike have combined to create two limited edition pairs of sneakers to honour the launch of PlayStation Move and the upcoming arrival of Killzone 3. The...

October2010

September2010

  • News PlayStation Move Makes Itself at Home in Dublin

    Dedicated space for controller

    San Francisco became PlayStation HQ a few weeks ago, but gamers in Ireland who don't want to make such a long journey can head over to the dedicated Move space in Dublin, open until November 14th. Anyone who heads to 50 William Street can get their hands on Gran Turismo 5 and Killzone 3 ahead of their respective...

  • News Get a Move on at Eurogamer EXPO in London Next Week

    Trial new motion games before release

    Next week's Eurogamer EXPO in London is set to play host to a pile of new games across all platforms, with PlayStation 3 having a strong presence. Attendees this year can get their hands on titles that use both Move and DualShock 3, with Heavy Rain's Move Edition, Killzone 3 and The Fight: Lights Out all...

  • News Killzone 3 Developer Video Sheds More Light on Move Controls

    Zoom lock, grenade throwing and more

    Killzone 3 looks set to be a blockbuster whether playing it with Move or not, but this video showing the game's Move controls makes us think it might be a tough decision to make. Guerilla Games's Steven Ter Heide, who recently admitted the studio hasn't decided if Move and DualShock 3 gamers will meet online,...

  • News Guerilla Yet to Decide if Move and Dualshock Owners Can Face Off Online

    Will controls be fair for both?

    With the recent confirmation that Killzone 3 will support the Move controller in online play as well as offline, discussion naturally arose about whether gamers using the super-precise motion controller will have an advantage or disadvantage when playing against opponents using dual analogue controls. Steven Ter Heide...

  • News Killzone 3 to be Playable at PAX in Glorious 3D

    Two-dozen pods available for maximum Helghast chaos

    It's 3D, it includes Move support and it's swarming with Helghast troops: it can only be Guerilla Games' Killzone 3, one of the PlayStation 3's most anticipated games of 2011. If you're on your way to PAX 2010 in Seattle this weekend, make a beeline for the Killzone 3 stand as the game is fully...