Killzone: Mercenary News
News Killzone Shadow Fall, Other Guerrilla Games Now Stripped of Online Play
Killzone Mercenary, RIGS too
PS4 launch game Killzone Shadow Fall and its standalone co-op mode Intercept, PS Vita title Killzone Mercenary, and PSVR experience RIGS: Mechanized Combat League have now all been taken offline. Guerrilla Games
News Killzone Shadow Fall PS4 Servers Will Shut Down, Three Other Games Too
Being turned off next month
Guerrilla Games has announced the online servers of Killzone Shadow Fall, standalone co-op mode Intercept, PS Vita game Killzone Mercenary, and PSVR title RIGS: Mechanized Combat League will all be turned off on 12th August 2022. This will leave only the singl
News Killzone: Mercenary Online Servers Haven't Actually Been Turned Off
Over the weekend, you may have read reports that Sony had turned off the multiplayer servers for PlayStation Vita exclusive Killzone: Mercenary all of a sudden. Players reported that they were unable to connect to online matches, with one particular user questioning customer support staff on the topic. They apparently confirmed that the...
News Killzone: Mercenary Prepares for PlayStation TV with Patch
We’re not entirely sure why Sony’s opted to delay the PlayStation TV for a month in Europe, but those of you in North America will be able to wrap your hands around the nifty little microconsole starting from tomorrow. And in order to celebrate that momentous occasion, Guerrilla Cambridge has deployed a timely patch for Killzone:...
News Would You Like Your Name to Appear in PS Vita Exclusive Killzone: Mercenary?
If you’re the kind of Killzone: Mercenary competitor that can complete a public multiplayer match without biting the dust, Sony needs your services for future Botzone Training programmes. In a case of unprecedented post-release support, the platform holder is planning to update its name database for the recently rele
News Spruce Up Your Portable Shooting with Killzone: Mercenary's New Botzone
For a price
One title that we suspect will be added to the PlayStation Plus instant game collection roster in the future, Killzone: Mercenary, is being patched up with a botzone software update. The portable shooter should now allow you to go toe to toe with up to seven computer controlled players, and you'll be able to switch up the teams however...
News PS Vita Hit Killzone: Mercenary Spills Blood in Resurrected Multiplayer Maps
Dead at the depot
Like a heroic medic in the heart of battle, Guerrilla Cambridge has zapped PlayStation Vita favourite Killzone: Mercenary with a free update today, adding two new multiplayer maps to the first-person shooter. The subterranean Tharsis Depot and multilayered Blood Gracht will be instantly familiar to franchise fans, as these layouts...
News The Developer Behind Killzone: Mercenary Is Up to Something
Can you say next-gen?
Two recruitment listings have recently popped up regarding Killzone: Mercenary developer Guerrilla Cambridge that suggest that the studio may have a new game in the works. The first advertisement calls for a senior environment artist with expertise in "PS3/PS4 quality texturing" as well as "development experience on recent AAA...
News Killzone: Mercenary Reloading with Free Maps and PS Vita TV Compatibility
Orange eyes on the big screen
Sony’s been pretty coy about the possibility of PS Vita TV launching in Western territories – but there’s a chance that Guerrilla Cambridge may have let the Helghast out of the handbag. A PlayStation Blog post detail
Store Update 4th September 2013 (Europe)
Europeans eyeing North America’s impressive PlayStation Store update this week need not feel jealous anymore, as there’s a cavalcade of content available overseas, too. Titles include Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Diablo III, and this particular author’s highlight, Farming Simulator 2013. There’s also
GamesCom 2013 Killzone: Mercenary Does It All for the Money
Forget pride and honour – Killzone: Mercenary refuses to whip out its weapons for anything less than a suitcase stacked to the seams with cash. With the public beta already in operation, you’re probably too busy actually popping Helghast helmets to watch another trailer, but this does show off some of the more extravagant set-pieces...
News Killzone: Mercenary Beta Opens for Brutal Business Next Week
Sharpen up soldier
Those of you not lucky enough to infiltrate Killzone: Mercenary’s private multiplayer beta earlier in the year will unlock access to the online stress test next week. Guerrilla Cambridge will be recruiting PlayStation Plus members from 20th August in North America and 21st August in Europe, followed by everyone else from 27th...
News Not in the Killzone: Mercenary Beta? Watch These Videos
Helghast hath no fury
Publishers are usually eager to clamp down on errant beta footage, but Sony seems more than happy to let these Killzone: Mercenary videos do the rounds. The chunky clips – captured by Rajman Gaming – show off various matches of Warzone in the upcoming handheld shooter. But does the game still look the business in...
News Check Your Inboxes, Killzone: Mercenary Beta Codes Are Go
Keep calm and slaughter some Higs
If you’re reading this, you’re doing it wrong. We’re all for decreasing so-called bounce rates and increasing reader retention (those of you in the business will understand), but right now the only thing on your screen should be your email inbox. Sony has confirmed that it’s currently deploying Killzone:...
News Killzone: Mercenary Looks the Business, We Can Prove It
We’ve paid Killzone: Mercenary a fair amount of attention over the past few days – and have been itching to give you a closer look at the game. If you haven’t read our hands-on preview just yet, divert your orange peepers through here, and then shimmy back to this page for a brand new batch of screens captured directly from our...
First Impressions Killzone: Mercenary Is the Vita Shooter That You've Been Waiting For
Pride and Pyrrhus
Ever since we first nestled our thumbs on the PlayStation Vita’s petite but precise analogue sticks, we’ve been gunning for a good first-person shooter. Nihilistic Software did the best that it could with a bad hand, deploying Resistance: Burning Skies and Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified into a regrettable crossfire of...
News Sony Needs Soldiers to Aid Its Killzone: Mercenary Beta Effort
Stand to attention
Look sharp budding militant: Sony is searching for a slew of eager recruits to take part in the upcoming Killzone: Mercenary multiplayer beta. To participate, all you’ll need to do is fill out this simple survey in North America, or login through here in Europe. You’ll have until 14:00PM PDT/22:00PM BST on 17th July to...
News Killzone: Mercenary Plots Warzone's Welcome Return
Eliminate the enemy
Warzone is such a good multiplayer mode that we’re surprised that it hasn’t been copied by more developers. For those unfamiliar with the Killzone competitive staple, it’s a team-based affair that includes dynamic objectives. So, one minute you might be playing Team Deathmatch, and the next minute Search and Destroy. The...
E3 2013 PlayStation Home Offers Early Access to Killzone: Mercenary's Beta
Tons of other cool goodies up for grabs
Not everyone’s lucky enough to attend E3 in Los Angeles – but PlayStation Home annually offers the next best thing. Sure, the real convention may not be filled with shirtless avatars performing the running man in front of favourably proportioned polygonal ladies, but you’re going to want to visit this...
News New Killzone: Mercenary Screens Show What the Vita Can Do
Pick up your jaw
In most cases, an image says more than words ever can. That’s particularly true with these brand new Killzone: Mercenary screenshots. We could type out a mini-dissertation explaining why the PlayStation Vita exclusive is shaping up to be the best looking handheld game ever released, but we don’t really need to. One look at these...
News Killzone: Mercenary Steps Outside of Grand Theft Auto V's Shadow
Sony moves release date forwards
Launching alongside Grand Theft Auto V was never going to do Killzone: Mercenary any favours – and Sony has acknowledged that by moving the PlayStation Vita exclusive’s release date forwards. The title will now deploy on 4th September in Europe and 10th September in North America. It makes a change for Europe to...
News New Killzone: Mercenary Trailer Gets Down to Business
We’re worried that Sony’s going to point its own hired guns in our general direction, as this brand new Killzone: Mercenary trailer doesn’t look like it should have gone live yet. Still, it shows off another minute of the hotly anticipated PlayStation Vita exclusive, and plays up the game’s underlying commercial aspect. The...
Talking Point Is Sony Putting Too Much Faith in the Killzone Franchise?
Hopes and Helghast
Let’s be brutally honest: Killzone has never quite reached its true potential. Despite the media pegging the original sci-fi shooter as Sony’s answer to Master Chief, the Guerrilla Games developed first-person franchise has struggled to appeal outside of its core community, garnering a vocal fanbase sans the mainstream appeal...
News Killzone: Mercenary Pre-orders Unlock Blackjack's Briefcase
If you’re eager to earn an early advantage on the battlefield, then you might want to consider pre-ordering your copy of Killzone: Mercenary. Online retailer Amazon.com has revealed that by registering your interest in the upcoming first-person shooter, you'll unlock Blackjack’s Briefcase, which boasts some beefy bonuses...
Talking Point Killzone: Mercenary Concludes a Killer Week for PS Vita
Back in the zone
It’s not been the best first year for the PlayStation Vita. Shunned in its home territory and disregarded overseas, the powerful portable has struggled to secure a foothold in the brutal video game market. But there have been signs this week that the system is not dead and buried yet, and while there’s still a long road ahead...
News Killzone: Mercenary Pays Out with Explosive Gameplay Trailer
Oh, this is good. Sony has released a brand new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Killzone: Mercenary – and it looks absolutely amazing. Just a reminder in case you’re skipping ahead to the video: this is a PlayStation Vita game. Alright, you can go ahead and watch it now, just make sure you scroll back up for all of the details...
News Killzone: Mercenary Breaches Polish Magazine Cover
Details deploying soon
Polish magazine PSX Extreme has released some brand new information about the upcoming PlayStation Vita first-person shooter, Killzone: Mercenary. According to the publication, the title is built upon the same engine as Killzone 3, meaning that it looks absolutely staggering. It’s thought that the release will rival
Rumour Killzone Dialogue Prompts Sequel Speculation
Sons and daughters
Love it or hate it, the Killzone franchise is here to stay. Guerrilla Games’ oppressive first-person shooter series is one of Sony’s biggest sellers, with a Vita title expected to be deployed later this year. If new information obtained by website Siliconera is to be believed, that handheld spin-off could take place directly...
News NGP Line-up Trailer Shows Resistance, Killzone and Uncharted
Get your guns
Here is the latest video of the PlayStation NGP’s line-up of games. The PSP2, codenamed NGP, stands for Next Generation Portable, and the graphical power of these trailers really live up to that name. Games showcased are Uncharted, Killzone and Resistance, among others.