The First Killzone 2 Review Is In

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The latest issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine touts the "world exclusive review" of Killzone 2 for the PlayStation 3. What did the officially sanctioned mag think of Guerrilla Games' highly anticipated first-person shooter?

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Unsurprisingly, the official mag liked it. A lot.

Killzone 2 was handed the maximum score, five stars out of five, calling it a "great ride" with the reviewer undoubtedly stating "Killzone fans, action, and shooter fans of any stripe will instantly tag this sequel as a powerful contender for the best game of 2009."

I'm currently combing through the review, looking for complaints — the author laments the lack of a cooperative mode and calls the voice acting "very mediocre, occasionally bordering on placeholder performances masquerading as final cuts" — but having a hard time picking them out.

Instead, it praises Killzone 2's refusal to adopt "forced futuristic paradigms" and the scenery as "incredibly well detailed." Since it's peppered with spoilers, we'll leave it up to you to decide whether you want to read any further on the subject.

The February issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine should be in subscriber's hands now and on newsstands soon.

DISCUSSION

striderhayasa
Striderhayasa - (EliteMonster Hunter)

People are funny. KZ2 is guaranteed to be awful because KZ was bad, the same way no one played Street Fighter 2 because Street Fighter was a pile of shit....oh wait

We just knew Devil May Cry 2 was going to be the sure shot after Devil May Cry turned out totally awesome right? It's DMC2 the one game in the series we try to forget? uh huh...

right... sure... whatever