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First big Killzone 2 reviews go live tomorrow

Wednesday, 28th January 2009 21:51 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Eurogamer’s confirmed its Killzone 2 review will go live tomorrow at 5pm GMT. Expect others in addition.

You may also want to dig a bunker. If any game is likely to exemplify the term “fanboy,” this is it. Those prone to schadenfreude will be hoping for a magic “8″, no doubt.

Don’t forget to fill the bunker with popcorn.

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  1. Robo_1

    I really hope it delivers.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. patlike

    The stuff they showed at the Eurogamer Expo was awesome. I’m crossing everything, tbh. I want it to be brilliant.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Mike

    I can’t see how it can’t be, tbh. That Expo gameplay was Alpha and it was wicked then.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Rhythm

    /doesn’t get the love

    Looks about as generic as they come, only shiny. :-/

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Jonathan Downin

    It seems very linear, but that is not always a bad thing. As long as the story is decent, the action is well paced and the shooting is satisfying I’ll give it a try.

    Just don’t set your expectations too high, not everything is AAA, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. patlike

    Well, nothing was more linear than Gears 2, and that was a straight 10 for me. I reckon this sort of game, in single-player at least, is all about the ride.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. DarkElfa

    I would say something smarmy about Sony fanbois, but lets be honest, its all been said before and doesn’t merit repeating.

    That not said, I hope it will be good enough to keep them happy and not rampaging across the web.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Redh3lix

    I was about to say precisely the same thing about XBox fanbois DarkElfa! Blimey!

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Psychotext

    I still can’t believe people think there’s a difference between fanboys on one side or another. They’re all basically the same… the only difference is how defensive they feel at any particular point.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. patlike

    There’s going to be a lot of defending tomorrow, no doubt.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Psychotext

    Yes, but it wont take them long to move on to whatever target comes next (for both offence and defence).

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Khanivor

    Yeah, but this is the last PS3-saviour game to come out till FF or GT, so the battle will be epic!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. G1GAHURTZ

    Yeah, all you fanboys are all the same.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Hero of Canton

    Here’s my opinion: it’s really, really good. Not incredible, but very polished and atmospheric and seriously good-looking.

    There’ll be an 8 from someone. Though I don’t think it’ll be from EG.

    (And I thought EG had a timed exclusive for its review?)

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Redh3lix

    “Yeah, but this is the last PS3-saviour game to come out till FF or GT, so the battle will be epic!”

    It’s comments like that which cause fanboi arguments.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. G1GAHURTZ

    I skimmed a small portion of the Official PlayStation Magazine review this morning while I was in WH Smiths.

    It said:

    You don’t play this game, you survive it.

    LOL!

    #16 5 years ago
  17. absolutezero

    So I was reading VG24/7 today and I saw something Giga said, I then thought it would be a bit of japery to take what he’d said somewhere and post it out of context and laugh at it.

    lol!!! LOLOLOLOLOooooooooooooooo

    #17 5 years ago
  18. theevilaires

    #
    Redh3lix said:

    January 28th, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    “Yeah, but this is the last PS3-saviour game to come out till FF or GT, so the battle will be epic!”

    It’s comments like that which cause fanboi arguments.

    so true redh3lix, lets wait and see though

    #18 5 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    #
    G1GAHURTZ said:

    January 28th, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    Yeah, all you fanboys are all the same.

    takes one to know one and you would have a masters degree in that department. and btw i like how you say you skimmed, lol. you’re green envy ass was turning red when you saw that killzone2 article. now come on and post your denial xbot, im waiting

    #19 5 years ago
  20. dirigiblebill

    …for some punctuation?

    OOH BURN

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Cort

    I predict a Metacritic average of 95, with Eurogamer giving it 6/10 in a review which includes a complaint about the weight of paper used for the Blu-ray case booklet.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. No_PUDding

    I think the weight complaints are completely justified. It’s a very different game.

    Halo CE was not scored perfectly, it was new and different.

    And hopefully future iterations of Killzone will keep the same kinetics (unlike Resistance).

    It just needs to grow into it’s metaphorical boots. Last time it tried it’s boots on they were way too big, it tripped and grazed it’s face off.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Michael O'Connor

    Killzone 2?

    *yawns and goes back to playing LittleBigPlanet*

    #23 5 years ago
  24. SticKboy

    Ooh, it’s another gritty war-themed FPS – we haven’t nearly enough of them this gen!!

    I really hope God of War 3 is confirmed for this Xmas, though I can’t see how it couldn’t be.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Norlick

    I have a feeling Sony fanboys are gonna be rampaging the internets after GameDaily awards KZ2 10/10.

    Not to say I don’t think the game looks to be really awesome, even if it’s visuals are overhyped to fuck.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Blerk

    An 8 would be magnificent! Make it so! :-D

    #26 5 years ago
  27. tenthousandgothsonacid

    I think Gillen summed up the fanboi wars best with

    “you’re going to have to look away from the console wars – which is, as always, just people in Eastern Europe in 1939 debating about whether it’s best if they’re going to be ruled by Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia”

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/eurogamers-top-50-games-of-2008-50-41-article?page=3

    #27 5 years ago
  28. DrDamn

    @G1GA
    So did all the people in WHSmith look and stare at you then?

    #28 5 years ago
  29. G1GAHURTZ

    @ DrDamn:

    He, he… Nah, it wasn’t that busy.

    @ theevilaires

    Actually, I’ve been interested in this game since the infamous E3 2005 trailer/”target render”/total utter lie. Plus, I’m a massive FPS fan anyway, and I’ve always said that if the game is good, that I’d end up buying a PS3 just to play it.

    Besides, I only skimmed it because I consider it bad manners to stand in a newsagent reading something that you should only really be reading if you’ve paid for it.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. g00nerz

    I’m going for a 9 from Eurogamer. They won’t go to 10, no chance in fucking hell. “No co-op” they will say. The internet will respond with “There was no co-op in Bioshock, Dead Space, yada yada yada. Predictable.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. DrDamn

    I think it will likely get a solid 9 as it doesn’t do enough different to warrant a 10. Depends who they get to review it mind as there have been 2 very favourable previews by two different people – so they will obviously give it to someone else :D

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Quiiick

    @ G1GAHURTZ

    “… and I’ve always said that if the game is good, that I’d end up buying a PS3 just to play it.”

    So you ARE finally going to buy a PS3 then.
    Welcome to the multi-platform (HD) owners club! :)

    #32 5 years ago
  33. G1GAHURTZ

    Hehe…

    I’m waiting for the reviews, so lets hope it lives up to the hype.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. theevilaires

    #
    G1GAHURTZ said:

    January 29th, 2009 at 10:44 am

    @ DrDamn:

    He, he… Nah, it wasn’t that busy.

    @ theevilaires

    Actually, I’ve been interested in this game since the infamous E3 2005 trailer/”target render”/total utter lie. Plus, I’m a massive FPS fan anyway, and I’ve always said that if the game is good, that I’d end up buying a PS3 just to play it.

    Besides, I only skimmed it because I consider it bad manners to stand in a newsagent reading something that you should only really be reading if you’ve paid for it.

    good for you :P also try uncharted and other ps3 exclusives, you won’t be disappointed with the system. Just make it your exclusive console system. PS3 has a ton of exclusives coming out this year, just don’t blame me when it becomes your primary console :P

    #34 5 years ago