Excerpt: The Killzone series has always been billed as Sony’s answer to Halo. Whatever they were doing, Sony was going to do it better with Killzone. With three titles now out of the gate, can it be declared a success?
Excerpt: It took Guerrilla Games only two years to deliver an epic successor to Killzone 2. Only two years the Helghast had time to mourn the loss of their great leader Visari and give their big empire a new spine.
Conclusion: Killzone 3 is the best first-person shooter on PS3, with its varied and stunning single-player campaign and all-out action-packed multiplayer. If you care about your PlayStation 3, you will feed it with many hours of Helghast-castigating.
Excerpt: Competition is an inherent part of life. By fair means or foul, brute strength or subtle cunning, each and every one of us must struggle to survive. In the long term, this means finding a way to succeed where others fail; by being smarter, tougher or simply "better" (for want of a less subjective...
Conclusion: Killzone 3 brings this franchise back with a punch a kick and a knife to head of the nearest Helghast soldier. Although the story is a bit light, Sony and Guerilla do an excellent job in immersing you into the story that is there and the characters that you play with and interact with.
Excerpt: So you have a metallic arm that lets you pick up items from the other side of the room, swing along city rooftops with ease, and not to mention look totally bad-ass while doing it, what next? You upgrade it.
Excerpt: Killzone 3 is the continuing story of the war between the ISA and Helghast following, almost immediately, on from the ending of Killzone 2 ; the ISA forces now having to withdraw from the planet, due to a whole set of issues, not least an apparently fully functional battle fleet.
Excerpt: I don't envy the guys at Guerilla Games. From the start, the Killzone franchise was saddled with pressure - whether from consumers, the press or its publisher. The first was instantly labeled a " Halo -killer," a moniker it didn't quite meet.