Random Horizon Forbidden West DLC Pays Homage to Classic Killzone 2 Moment
Killzone 2’s trailer intro sequence is iconic. It was part of the infamous original E3 demo which turned out to be smoke and mirrors, but was later replicated in a re-reveal trailer for the final PS3 game. And now Dutch developer Guerrilla Games has paid tribute to it in a trailer for Horizon Forbidden West’s expansion Burning Sho
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 Shadow Fall Standalone Co-Op Mode Leaving PS Plus Extra
Appears in Last Chance to Play
The standalone co-op mode of Killzone Shadow Fall, titled Intercept, is leaving PS Plus Extra in the near future. The PS4 game's tile has appeared in the Last Chance to Play section, but a leaving date is not attached when you button through to the app itself. It's safe to say your time is now limited if you happen to...
News Official Killzone Website Shut Down, Some Services Affected
Clans in Shadow Fall inaccessible
Developer Guerrilla Games has retired the official Killzone website, meaning it is no longer accessible in its original form. A redirect to PlayStation.com has been set up in its place alongside a quick message from the Dutch team. It reads: "The official website for the Killzone franchise has retired. Going...
News Killzone Fans Think PS5's UI Is Trying to Tell Them Something
Killzone fans are having a helluva week, because they believe the PlayStation 5’s user interface introduction is teasing a new title. You may have noticed the Helghast front-and-centre in the system login screen, but that’s just an ancient PlayStation Network avatar, right? Should we really be reading too much into it? Well,...
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 10 Years Later, Killzone 2 Is Still a Stunning Visual and Technical Showcase
Sev! Sev! SEV!
Phwoar, remember Killzone 2? The PlayStation 3 exclusive hit with a bang back in February 2009, and it was the first time Guerrilla Games really blew people away with its mastery of Sony's tech. The Dutch developer would go on to craft the gorgeous Horizon: Zero Dawn on PlayStation 4, but let's just take a moment to remember the...
News Sony Killing Killzone 2, Killzone 3 Servers in March 2018
Sony’s trend of shutting down the servers on first-party games will continue beyond Gravity Rush 2, although Killzone 2 and Killzone 3 have enjoyed longer lifespans than Kat’s sophomore effort. Guerrilla’s confirmed that, from 29th March 2018, you’ll no longer be able to play the classic PlayStation 3 first-person shooters...
News Guerrilla Finally Admits That Killzone 2's PS3 Reveal Trailer Was a Big Fat Fake
We already knew, of course
Long before loot boxes and horse armour, there was a different kind of gaming scandal engaging forum goers: was the Killzone 2 reveal trailer real or not? E3 2005 was a different time for the industry, with Sony’s hubris about to bite it in the buttocks, and the whispers behind-the-scenes were that the PlayStation 3 was...
News Killzone Dev Refuses to Rule Out Future Games
Old orange eyes
Even though Dutch developer Guerrilla Games is hard at work on PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn, good guy director Herman Hulst has told Game Informer that the studio won't rule out the possibility of producing more Killzone games in the future. Hulst's comments come as no real surprise given the Killzone franchise's...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's PS4 Price Shot to Pieces on EU PlayStation Store
Killzone: Shadow Fall sure has its critics, but there are things to enjoy about this PlayStation 4 exclusive shooter. And if you haven't got around to the launch title just yet, Sony's discounted it on the European PlayStation Store this week, brining the price of entry down to just £11.99. That's not bad, and with the Season Pass selling...
News Guerrilla Games Isn't Done with Killzone Just Yet
There's more on the Horizon
Please excuse the terrible by-line pun, but there was no way we were ever going to let that one pass us by. Now, onto proceedings... This year's E3 has been chock full of mega announcements and reveals (Sammy is still not convinced any of it was real,) and while Naughty Dog's Uncharted 4 trailer had us reminiscing of...
News Horizon: Zero Dawn Was in Killzone: Shadow Fall All Along
Right under our noses
Guerrilla Games, you sly dogs! Much like The Last of Us teaser in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, the Dutch developer stuffed a Horizon: Zero Dawn hint in PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall – it's just taken us all this time to notice. One eagle-eyed Twitter user uploaded the embedded video, ensuring to copy...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Ridiculous Resolution Court Case Has Been Dismissed
Law and order
We live in a world where games can be taken to court for their graphics not being good enough, and Killzone: Shadow Fall is one such release. Those of you with sharp memories may recall the Guerrilla Games developed PlayStation 4 exclusive being sued to the tune of $5 million because its multiplayer employed a "temporal upsc
News That Ridiculous Killzone: Shadow Fall Lawsuit Has Got the Nod
Seeking a resolution
As if Sony’s lawyers haven’t already got their hands full with hack attacks, a judge has ruled that pending litigation regarding the misrepresentation of PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall’s resolution can go to court. Those of you with sharp memories will recall one individual suing the platform holder
Weirdness What if PS4 Launch Hero Knack Was a Character in Killzone?
It’s been ten years since this fresh faced editor first read about PlayStation 2’s supposed ‘Halo killer’ Killzone in one of the many gaming magazines around at the time. The series hasn’t gone on to become quite the commercial juggernaut that many predicted, but it’s still carved out a sizeable fanbase for itself, with each...
News PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Will Soon Be Getting a Game Changing Patch
If you need proof that PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall is an underrated gem, just look at its post-release support. It seems like we're reporting on some new free downloadable extra every other week. Indeed, it was only a few days ago that we learnt developer
News PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Celebrates Series Anniversary with Gifts for All
Ten years ago, a little game called Killzone released on the PlayStation 2. The sci-fi shooter was falsely labelled a Halo killer by the media at the time, but despite being forced to stack up against such an iconic brand, the Helghast have waged war on four additional PlayStation formats since, across six critically acclaimed games. And...
News PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Has Been an Enormous Success
Hig Hig hooray
Guerrilla Games’ next-gen launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall may not have received especially stellar reviews, but it’s still proved a gigantic success for the Dutch developer. Writing on Twitter, the company confirmed that the game has now surpassed three million unique players, which could include used copies, but is still an...
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 Sony Sued $5 Million Over PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall's Graphics
You're Kellan us here
Killzone: Shadow Fall may not be the best game on the PlayStation 4, but it undoubtedly ranks among the best looking. It seems that not everyone’s quite so keen on the first-person shooter’s uber-clean depiction of the future, however, as Sony is being sued over the next-gen exclusive’s graphics. Only in America, huh?...
News PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall's DLC Will Allow You to Act Like a Plank
Trump on your targets
While it may not be the most appropriate admission for the editor of a PlayStation site, this particular scribe wiled away many hours acting like an utter idiot in Halo 2. Back then, the only real tool for acts of humiliation was the crouch button – but Killzone: Shadow Fall is taking things to the next level with its...
Review Killzone: Shadow Fall - Intercept (PlayStation 4)
In the zone
A dedicated co-op component has long been missing in action over the course of the Killzone series' multiple instalments. If you've ever wanted to blow up Helghast with a buddy outside of the franchise's sometimes disappointing campaigns, then you've always had little choice but to team up together for some competitive play – but now,...
News The Helghast Hammer Down the Price of Killzone: Shadow Fall in the US
Cut price combat
If you’re desperately searching for a new PlayStation 4 title to tide you over until The Last of Us Remastered later in the month, then a heavily discounted Killzone: Shadow Fall may be right up your alley. The title received mixed reviews when it released last year, but we’re big fans of the sci-fi outing’s online component,...
E3 2014 PS4's Killzone: Shadow Fall Intercept Targets a Trailer and Aims at a Release Date
The Killzone franchise has always lacked a dedicated co-op component — something that many Helghast hunters have dreamed of. Thankfully, Killzone: Shadow Fall Intercept, a mode that focuses on four player teamwork, was announced back when the PlayStation 4 title launched, and it's finally got a release date. Launching on the 24th...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall's Co-Op Mode Extracts Intel from Tower Defence
Developer inspired by lots of different sources
According to developer Guerrilla Games, the upcoming co-operative Intercept add-on for PlayStation 4 exclusive first-person shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall has drawn inspiration from a variety of different genres, including tower defence. Speaking as part of an interview on the PlayStation Blog, lead...
News Killzone Creator: Our Secret PS4 Game Is Really Awesome
Studio states the obvious
PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall may have deployed less than six months ago, but Dutch developer Guerrilla Games is already starting to look to the future. In addition to fleshing out the first-person shooter with fresh modes and maps, the first-party outfit is also busy beavering away on a new intellectual...
News PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Unloads the Info on its Co-op Component
A small army
As promised earlier this week, developer Guerrilla Games has lifted the curtain on Killzone: Shadow Fall's new multiplayer game mode, and to no one's surprise, the downloadable addition has turned out to be the title's long awaited co-op component. Over on the European PlayStatio
News Blast Off! PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Takes Flight with Jet Packs
Hig on high
Killzone: Shadow Fall may have a narrative about as engaging as an amateur sci-fi epic conceived on the back of a Starbucks napkin, but its multiplayer remains a real underrated asset. And, as promised yesterday, developer Guerrilla Games is gearing up for a big announcement regarding the online component later this week. We already know...
News Could PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Be Getting a New Multiplayer Mode?
The updates just keep coming
We've said it before, and we'll say it again, Guerrilla Games' post-release support for Killzone: Shadow Fall has been absolutely phenomenal. With a slew of free updates, and a steady stream of tweaks and upgrades, the team has been rig
News Killzone: Shadow Fall Is the Multiplayer Shooter That Just Keeps on Giving
More free maps on the way
While Killzone: Shadow Fall's online component may not have the largest following in the world, developer Guerrilla Games has remained admirably faithful to the PlayStation 4 exclusive's multiplayer mode. Indeed, the Amsterdam-based studio has released a slew of free maps, as well as a constant stream of updates to the...
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 Prove That You're King of PS4 in Killzone: Shadow Fall's New Warzone
Despite the disappointing concurrent numbers, Guerrilla Games’ post-release support for Killzone: Shadow Fall’s underrated online multiplayer mode continues to be nothing short of exceptional. The Dutch developer may have donned its invisibility cloak when revealing the latest official Warzone to hit the release’s roster, but...
News Fresh Content Infiltrates PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall
We need an Insurgent urgent
It may have had a weaker plot than your favourite daytime soap opera, but Killzone: Shadow Fall was a storming success from an online multiplayer perspective. As such, we’re seriously looking forward to trying out the title’s first premium care package, which is out now in North America and later today in Europe...
News This Killzone Movie Is Probably an Early April Fools' Day Prank
Out of all of Sony’s first-party franchises, Killzone is probably the least deserving of a big screen adaptation. There’s some immense fiction powering the property, but this is often substituted for one dimensional leads like Rico, who’d rather scream expletives than say anything of worth. As such, we’re pretty sure that...
News Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag
How to Sev a life
First-party outfit Guerrilla Games is one of the most fascinating studios in the industry at the minute. While its PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall was flawed in places, the Dutch developer’s earnest approach to responding to community queries has been nothing short of staggering over the past four or five months...
News These Killzone: Shadow Fall Branded PS4 Controllers Are for the Best Players
Practice makes perfect
No console is complete without a customary white controller, and the PlayStation 4 is finally set to get a bright DualShock 4 device. The problem is that you can’t have it. Game director Steven ter Heide tweeted out the above image overnight, which shows a customised Killzone: Shadow Fall peripheral. These are being sent out...
News You Could Have Bought PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall for £0.85 Last Night
Pricing gaffes are quite common on digital storefronts, but we reckon that Sony will be ruing the error that it made with Killzone: Shadow Fall overnight. Originally spotted by money saving specialists Hot UK Deals – and verified by a slew of excited Twitter accounts all over the web – Guerrilla Games’ first-person exclusive could...
News Insurgent Pack to Infiltrate PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Next Month
Gun to go
The system may be selling like crazy, but if there’s any injustice about the PlayStation 4's launch it’s the lack of appreciation that Killzone: Shadow Fall’s multiplayer component has received. Guerrilla Games may have once again fluffed its opportunity to tell a compelling tale, but there’s no denying that peppering online...
News Killzone: Shadow Fall Attempts to Steal Titanfall's Thunder with Free Multiplayer Week
A spanner in the works
While the PlayStation 4 has been comfortably leading the next-gen hardware race since its release last November, it will face its biggest test in the form of semi Xbox exclusive Titanfall next month. However, never one to shy away from battle, Sony has announced an initiative clearly designed to steal a little thunder away...
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 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 This Is Why Sony Hasn't Shot the Killzone Franchise in the Orange Eyes
Shadow Fall's sales soar higher than an ISA Cruiser
It’s arguably the most divisive franchise in Sony’s first-party stable, but the Killzone brand has proved itself to be a best-seller time and time again. That’s especially true of PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall, which has already exceeded sales in the region of 2.1 million...
News You'll Soon Be Able to Join Multiplayer Clans in Killzone: Shadow Fall
Yes we clan
Zealous Killzone: Shadow Fall admirers have been tearing into the title's terrific multiplayer suite for a few months now, but the ability to create and manage clans still remains notably absent. Fans of the frenetic first-person franchise can now breathe a sigh of relief, though, as developer Guerrilla Games has announced that 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...
News PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall to Snag Exclusive Content in Japan
Hig hig hooray
Japan’s tolerance for first-person shooters may have increased, but the region has never been particularly accepting of the Killzone franchise. Sony understands that, opting to hold back the PlayStation 4’s launch in its home nation in order to deploy alongside heavy-hitters such as Yakuza Ishin rather than Guerrilla Games’...
News Unwrap Free Killzone: Shadow Fall Trial for PS4 This Christmas
Sony wants to see the year out in style – and it’s not adhering to the desperate pleas of parents in order to do so. As hinted at late last month, the hardware manufacturer will be opening the gates to Killzone: Shadow Fall’s multiplayer mode this festive season, and anyone with a
News Your Mum's Terrified You'll Be Spending Christmas Playing PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall
Please think of the children
Your mum only has one wish this festive season, and it doesn’t involve David Beckham and one of those motorised bow-ties. A report on Babies.co.uk – it's a real website, apparently – reveals that PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall is right at the top of the list when it comes to gifts that parents would...