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News Blimey, Killzone's Dev Has Been Working on a New PS4 Franchise for Over Two Years
Worth the wait
We've known for a while that Guerrilla Games, the developer behind the long running Killzone franchise, has been cooking something up for the PlayStation 4 behind-the-scenes, but we've been noticeably short on concrete news. The Amsterdam-b
News Killzone: Shadow Fall Patch v1.09 Smoothes Out the PS4 Exclusive
Time to finish the fight
Fresh from announcing some staggering sales figures, Guerrilla Games has reiterated that it’s far from finished updating its PlayStation 4 exclusive first-person shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall. And in preparation for the
News Free Killzone: Shadow Fall Multiplayer Maps Fire onto PS4 Soon
On the Helghast
Killzone: Shadow Fall’s single player campaign may plummet faster than an ISA Intruder that’s out of fuel, but its online multiplayer never gets old. The competitive component has a clever progression system, some great guns and gear, and a hearty helping of maps – and its roster of arenas is set to get even bigger over the...
Rumour Fallout: New Vegas Writer Working on Guerrilla Games' PS4 RPG
Since before the beginning of time, Dutch developer Guerrilla Games has been rumoured to be working on an open world role-playing game for the PlayStation 4 – and now a new hire at the company has put that speculation into overdrive. The first-party studio has snapped up Fallout: New Vegas’ lead writer John Gonzalez, suggesting that the...
News Want to Play Killzone: Shadow Fall in 3D? Sorry, Remove Your Stereoscopic Goggles
Guerrilla Games flattens hopes
Cast your mind back to the three-dimensional days of 2011 and you may recall Killzone 3 comprising a sizeable portion of platform holder Sony’s stereoscopic push on the PlayStation 3. Guerrilla Games worked hard to implement the hardware intensive technology, and it ended up being a real showpiece for the feature...
News PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall's Launch Trailer Will Blow You Away
Did you see that?!
In need of that extra injection of pure hype in preparation for the PlayStation 4's launch in North America later this week? If so, look no further than this rather stunning trailer for launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall. We've known for months now that the sci-fi shooter will be a visual treat, but this video really blows away...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall OWL Tutorial Swoops into View
Guerrilla Games has released a new trailer showing off the varied tactical options in the upcoming Killzone: Shadow Fall, with a particular focus on the new OWL attack drone. In just a few short days you'll be swiping your DualShock 4's touchpad to command your own personal mechanical assistant, and this trailer should keep the hype train...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's PS4 Trophies Will Test Your Trigger Finger
Gunning for glory
PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall went gold some time ago – and now its Trophies have emerged from the darkness. This isn’t the first set of trinkets that we’ve seen for Sony’s next generation console, but
News PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Works Like Magic with Remote Play
Casting a spell
Unless you’re already a Nintendo Wii U owner, then you’ll no doubt be impressed by the Remote Play demonstration embedded below. The footage shows PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall being played on a PlayStation Vita, with a television in the background highlighting just how little lag is incorporated by switching...
News Still Not Convinced by PS4's Power? Watch This Killzone: Shadow Fall Video
Clear as day
There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4 offers an enormous graphical leap over current generation consoles, but it can be difficult to illustrate some of the improvements in image quality through lossy online streaming services such as YouTube. In order to make up for that, Guerrilla Games has prepared an ultra high bitrate video of...
Feature Five Killzone: Shadow Fall Story Trailer Queries Blown Wide Open
The art of war
Sony accelerated the build up to the PlayStation 4’s launch by firing a stunning Killzone: Shadow Fall story trailer online this week. While developer Guerrilla Games has shared some details about the title’s plot in the past, we haven’t really seen much of the futuristic first-person shooter’s cinematics up until now. But...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Story Trailer Will Turn Your Eyes Red
Following on from yesterday's juicy slice of information regarding the length of Killzone: Shadow Fall's single player campaign comes this rather harrowing story trailer for the next generation shooter. Almost instantly, the tone that the video sets is different to what we've seen from the franchise before. When former lead characters...
News You'll Kill Well Over 10 Hours in Killzone: Shadow Fall's Campaign
Time to die
Over on the European PlayStation blog, Steven Ter Heide, the game director on Killzone: Shadow Fall, sat down to answer some questions that fans fired his way. The bulk of these queries are about topics which discerning gamers will already know about, but there are a few important nuggets of information that caught our eye. For...
News There's Gold in Killzone: Shadow Fall's Orange Eyes
Dutch developer confirms that the launch title is complete
There’ll be plenty of Spandau Ballet playing in Amsterdam today, as Guerrilla Games has confirmed that it’s wrapped up production on PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall. The company revealed the snippet on its Facebook page, posting a picture of a pil
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Texture Quality Has Quadrupled Since February
PS4 has enabled developer to be more creative
It’s been a while since we got a proper look at Killzone: Shadow Fall. The futuristic first-person shooter is undoubtedly the top-tier title in the PlayStation 4’s launch lineup, but outside of February’s big next generation coming out party, we haven’t actually seen much of the release...
News Guerrilla Games Put a Stop to Touch Sensitive PS4 Controller Prototype
Studio politely declined design
We’ve already illustrated on multiple occasions that the DualShock 4 is a vast improvement over its divisive predecessor, but things were almost very different. Speaking as part of an interview with VG247, Killzone: Shadow Fall’s lead designer Eric Boltjes explained tha
News Guerrilla Exploring Something 'Completely Different' Behind the Scenes
Dutch developer reloading with new property
Killzone: Shadow Fall creator Guerrilla Games may have its work cut out at the moment, but that’s not stopped the studio from turning its attention to the next big thing. Chatting with Eurogamer.net earlier in the week, lead designer Eric Boltjes explained that the company is eager to branch out into...
News Don't Worry, Killzone: Shadow Fall Will Have Dedicated Servers
Smooth as a Helghast's helmet
A lot like cloud compatibility and 60 frames-per-second, dedicated servers have become a bit of a buzzword in the build up to the PlayStation 4. While plenty of PlayStation 3 titles took advantage of the preferred online networking functionality, many pondered if the same would apply to Sony’s next generation console...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Multiplayer Will Run at 60FPS 'a Lot of the Time'
Dutch developer really pushing PS4
Killzone: Shadow Fall’s multiplayer component will run at 60 frames-per-second “a lot of the time”, Guerrilla Games has confirmed. Lead designer Eric Boltjes revealed the snippet during a developer session at the Eurogamer Expo earlier today, explaining that it’s “tricky” to maintain a solid frame-rate...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall Will Delve Deeper into Helghast Culture
You won't be playing as the helmet heads, though
The most interesting thing about the Killzone series has always revolved around its orange-eyed antagonists. However, the Helghast, who have been at the forefront of the franchise since its inception, are not necessarily the bad guys. The series’ oft-overlooked lore depicts a much softer side of the...
News Guerrilla Games Has Mastered the Art of Embroidery for Killzone: Shadow Fall
Dutch developer into digital darning
It’s not just next generation hardware that’s prompting Killzone: Shadow Fall to look so good – the studio’s also been working hard to master its artistic craft. And one area that it’s been practicing is natural cloth animation and clothing designs. Chatting with the PlayStation Blog about the Black...
E3 2013 Killzone: Shadow Fall on PS4 Looks Lovely
Despite not demonstrating the next instalment of Guerrilla Games' franchise live on stage as many predicted that it would, Sony opted to show a new gameplay trailer for Killzone: Shadow Fall – and it sure looks good. We got a decent look at some of the new and improved brutal melee kills, high-tech weaponry, a very helpful-looking sentry...
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...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall Will Be Playable Once You've Downloaded the First Level
It's a kind of magic
Don’t you just love technology? While current generation consoles make downloading games a right old faff – notable exceptions notwithstanding – the PlayStation 4 will make it easier and quicker than a microwave dinner. Speaking as part of yesterday’s Killzone: Shadow Fall trailer, Guerrilla Games revealed that you’
News Guerrilla Squashed Key Killzone: Shadow Fall Bugs on the Eve of the PS4 Reveal
Studio shunned back-up videos and bit its nails
Guerrilla Games refused to reveal anything but pure gameplay footage during February’s big PlayStation Meeting press conference. The studio – which has been taken to task for misleading trailers before – insisted that it showed a live demonstration of Killzone: Shadow Fall, even shunning...
Rumour Could The Order: 1886 Be Guerrilla Games' Next PS4 Project?
Trademark certainly suggests so
Sony may be turning back the clocks to the late Victorian era, as the platform holder has registered a couple of trademarks for a title named The Order: 1886. The listing – which popped up on an official North American website overnight – was filed on 18th April. Fascinatingly, the platform holder submitted a...
News Guerrilla Games Details the Lighting Technology in Killzone: Shadow Fall
You may need a guidebook
We’re going to be perfectly honest: a lot of what Guerrilla Games’ senior technology programmer Michael Drobot has to say about Killzone: Shadow Fall in the video embedded below goes way over our head. Still, the presentation – recorded by Polish website GRYOnline – offers an interesting snapshot at some of the...
Feature How Killzone: Shadow Fall Can Finally Fulfil the Franchise's Potential
Heaven or Helghast
For a franchise once dubbed a ‘Halo killer’, Guerrilla Games’ solid-if-unspectacular Killzone series has frequently fallen short of its lofty ambitions. It’s unfortunate, because the Dutch developer has always possessed the ingredients to make a smash hit, but there’s always been a flaw in the recipe; a misstep mostly...
News Early PS4 Controller Prototypes Looked Like 'Something Bruce Wayne Would Carry'
No boomerang jokes, please
Sony may have relied on its pool of development talent to offer feedback on the hardware inside its next generation machine – but it also consulted developers such as Guerrilla Games to elicit feedback on the console’s controller, the DualShock 4. Speaking as part of an interview with EDGE magazine, Evolution...
News Guerrilla: PlayStation 4 Has No Performance Bottlenecks
First-party studio is unsurprisingly satisfied with the system
Killzone: Shadow Fall may be drawing its fair share of criticism for lacking innovation, but there’s no denying that the title is already shaping up to be a visual masterpiece. That’s mostly due to the brute power of the PlayStation 4, which is perfectly "balanced” according to...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Single Player Component Is Finished
Guerrilla Games is piling on the polish
Killzone: Shadow Fall’s single player campaign has been playable from start to finish for a “couple of months”, game director Steven ter Heide has revealed. Writing on Twitter earlier this morning, the Guerrilla Games employee stated that he was taking advantage of the quiet time in the office to play...
News Guerrilla Games Helped Design the PlayStation 4's Controller
Killzone developer wanted to build a great device for shooters
Much like the rest of its next generation console, Sony consulted with a number of its first-party developers to design the DualShock 4. One of those studios was Killzone creator Guerrilla Games, who, unsurprisingly, wanted to help the platform holder “build a great controller for [a...
News Guerrilla Gearing Up for Biggest Year Since First Killzone Launch
More details at a future date
Guerrilla Games has teased that it may have more titles on the horizon than the upcoming PlayStation Vita spin-off Killzone: Mercenary. In a Christmas themed PlayStation Blog post, community manager Victor Zuylen noted that “2013 is gearing up to be another big year” for the Dutch studio, and “quite possibly the...
News Former Crysis 2 Writer Working for Guerrilla Games
Story has never been Killzone’s strongest asset. Despite the magnificent lore surrounding the series, developer Guerrilla Games has yet to really take advantage of it. Hopefully, new recruit Martin Lancaster can do a better job. The former Crysis 2 writer has updated his personal resume, citing an unannounced Guerrilla Games title as...
News Guerrilla to Continue Supporting Killzone on PS3
Still working on new IP
Guerrilla Games is a busy studio at the moment. The Dutch studio currently has its hands on three different projects, including ongoing work on the Killzone franchise for PS3. Speaking at a GDC panel, art director Jan-Bart van Beek hinted that the studio was committed to supporting the Killzone IP on PS3, but he didn’t...
News Killzone Shoots Up The PlayStation Network On January 24th
If the PlayStation 3 marked your first foray into the gritty universe of Killzone, then it seems as though Sony's got your back
After a series of rumours (and leaks), the platform holder has announced that a port of the original Killzone title is coming to the PlayStation Network on January 24th. It appears to be a straight port, so don't expect any...
News Is The Original Killzone Coming To PlayStation 3?
The Killzone franchise didn't really make its mark until the PS3 came along
While the original PlayStation 2 title was dubbed as Sony's "Halo killer" at the time, the final product ultimately fell short. Sure, the PlayStation Portable spin-off, Killzone: Liberation, remains one of the best entries in the series — but it wasn't until...
Report Guerrilla Games Working On New Killzone
Guerrilla Games has started work on a "Killzone follow-up", reports EDGE magazine
According to the publication, "the bulk of Guerrilla's staff is soldiering on with the next Killzone instalment," with senior producer Steven Ter Heide at the helm. In the same issue Guerrilla Games' Adrian Smith was quoted as saying "we've got to...
News Guerilla Games Explains Tweaks In New Killzone 3 Patch
Guerrilla Games is adding the finishing touches to its latest patch for Killzone 3
Version 1.12 will bring a variety of bug fixes and tweaks when it launches on September 6th. We've included the full break-down of tweaks after the jump. [Thanks Eurogamer] CAREERS: Changed Marksman's scramble ability into an active ability - The marksman scramble...
News Killzone 3 Triples XP All Weekend
Guerrilla Games has switched on triple XP for Killzone 3 this weekend
The promotion applies to all XP earned in multiplayer up until 9:00AM on Monday morning. Presumably the offer's designed to celebrate the recently released From The Ashes map pack.
News Killzone 3 'From The Ashes' DLC Announced, Detailed, Trailered
Guerrilla's announced the latest batch of Killzone 3 DLC this afternoon, entitled "From The Ashes"
The pack includes two new Guerrilla Warfare and two new Warzone maps. Sadly, no more Operations maps, which is a shame as it's still our favourite Killzone 3 game mode. With the pack set to release next week, Guerrilla's released videos for two of the...
Guide Dominating Online in Killzone 3 with PlayStation Move
Sitting pretty at the top
Killzone 3 has been out for a good while nowadays, and the fact that PlayStation Move is a dominating force is no secret any more. Between the explosive action found in the campaign, amazingly balanced online and superb Move controls, it’s no wonder that game found itself a top score in our Killzone 3 review. One of our...
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 Guerrilla Games Doubling Up The Ol' XP In Killzone 3 All Weekend
Fans of first-person shooters will have a difficult choice to make this weekend: Call Of Duty: Black Ops or Killzone 3
Both games are running double XP periods to welcome players back to the PlayStation Network. Killzone 3's turned on the double XP as we speak, right through until May 23rd at 10:00AM UK-time. Hop to it soldiers, and blow out some...
Guide 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...
News If There Was A Killzone Movie, It'd Probably Look A Bit Like This
There's not a Killzone movie (yet
), but if there was, it would probably look like this amazing short by YouTube user 'pwnisher'. Ok, so the costumes aren't great, but the special effects are actually pretty impressive for a fan-made project. They even nailed the ridiculous accents of the Helghast troops.
News Guerrilla Announces Steel Rain Map-Pack For Killzone 3
It is a universal truth that all video game stages look better in the rain
Thank heavens for Killzone 3's latest Steel Rain map-pack, then. The DLC multiplayer map-pack includes two new stages — Junkyard and Stahl Arms. The latter, which takes place in a sodden junk processing facility, is designed for Killzone 3's 16-player Guerrilla Warfare...
News Guerrilla "Looking At" A Return To Portable Games, PS3 Still The Focus
With Killzone 3 now available on store-shelves across North America, and due in Europe later this week, producer Steven ter Heide has been chatting with Gamasutra about the studio's immediate future
One little tid-bit references the NGP, and whether Guerrilla would be interested in creating a follow-up to their previous (and only) portable title...
News PushSquare Service Announcement: Killzone 3 Is Out This Week, The Vines Celebrate
Beware: there are huge spoilers in Killzone 3's launch trailer
In fact, as good as the gameplay montage is, we don't recommend you watch it. Look, we like The Vines too, but these spoilers just aren't worth it, yo. Go pick up the game instead. It's out this week!
Feature Killzone 3 on PlayStation 3 Multiplayer Impressions
As we're sprinting through the tropical corridors of Killzone 3's 'Kaznan Jungle' map, we can't help but acknowledge the sense that things have changed for the better
The changes won't please everyone, but they're enough to engage us on a level Killzone 2 never could. We pirouette on the upper-tiers of the map. Blue lights. We snap down into the...