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Killzone 2, Motorstorm: Pacific Rift and Resistance 2 added to PS3 Platinum collection

Monday, 24 August 2009 16:43 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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SCEE’s announced that Killzone 2, Resistance 2 and Motorstorm: Pacific Rift will be added to the Platinum collection in Europe for PlayStation 3.

No prices yet, but they will be out on September 2. You can pretty much bet they’ll cost £20-£25 in the UK, depending on where you look.

More over at PS Focus.

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29 Comments

  1. Gekidami

    Do prices really need to be announced for Platinum games?

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    I’m sorry, but I have not played a better game this year then Killzone 2. That or inFamous.

    One of them two is GOTY for me so far.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Gekidami

    Killzone 2 was decent, alot of control issues though, i know GG have really worked to fix them but the game still really needs a toggle crouch/cover in SP imo, with the ‘CoD control scheme’ you’re playing twister with your fingures.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. onyxbox

    Killzone 2 was excellent once you got to about the 3rd mission. I played through on the CoD4 type layout and then switched to the default one when playing on insane difficulty.

    The default layout if you can learn it works best IMO but those CoD4 hahabitsre hard to overcome :-/

    #4 6 years ago
  5. MushroomStamp

    Yeah, I agree.. I really wanted to like KZ2 but the shooting mechanics were just too crappy to get over. Randomized bullets are gay!

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    On topic: Is there a difference between Platinum and Greatest Hits? Just wondering.

    Off topic: I agree with comments above about KZ2 controls. Very frustrating. I wanted to like it so much but that made it difficult. Also found the enviornments, as georgous as they are, to be quite forgetabble. I see no reason why they couldn’t simply allow option for a “COD4″ control scheme. Call it an alt name if you wish, but I HATE zooming in with R3 and really prefer a toggle for my crouch.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Johnny Cullen

    Ghetto – Other then price and the look of the boxart, no.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Syrok

    Yes, one is the American version of the other. :)

    GH = America
    P = Europe

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    “Randomized bullets are gay!”
    Not really, it just means you cant uses every weapon as a sniper rifle, its called balancing.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Thx guys. Definitley worthy of the Platinum title.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Redh3lix

    hmmm, I play Killzone 2 all the time, both competitively and publicly. Regarding cone of fire (randomized bullets as you say), the best shooters burst fire, even in close quarter action. It’s easily the best FPS I’ve played given my FPS history on both PC and console.

    I dont particularly play COD 4 much, so I guess thats why I have absolutely no problem with the control schemes available.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. reask

    I played it on my mates PS3 and thought it was really good.
    Aiming took a little getting used to but it played really well once I got my head around it.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. theevilaires

    lol xbots!

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Cort

    Loved Killzone 2. The only shooter I have ever completed, LOL.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. MushroomStamp

    I too have played every shooter on the market and have since inception. But I do not like the randomized bullets (cone of fire as you say). I want the bullet to go exactly where I am aiming. Maybe I just like precision and not luck.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Cort

    Real bullets do not always go where you are aiming (I speak from experience) so why should they hit your target all the time in KZ2? As Gek infers, an assualt rifle is not a sniper weapon.

    #16 6 years ago
  17. MushroomStamp

    Uh.. because it’s a game and not real world. Why pick out the annoying things that happen and say they add realism. In the “Real” world I can shoot, jump, roll and slide do TONS of things that would make Realism in a game fun that haven’t been implemented. Putting in the annoyance and calling it realism is a scape goat for inability to do something properly. Scattering bullets takes the #1 thing in a shooter AWAY from the gamer.. Control over his shots.

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Cort

    Some gamers like a challenge. Just because you want every bullet to hit smack bang in the middle of where you aim it doesn’t mean everyone else does. And Killzone doesn’t scatter bullets and hitting the target is not luck: stop grossly exaggerating the situation.

    #18 6 years ago
  19. MushroomStamp

    ABSOLUTELY 100% KZ2 scatters bullets… I had a friend that was closed minded also.. till I showed him.. Aim at a spot on the wall and fire a couple times.. you will see the bullets do not go exactly where the cross hair is. ANYONE with a Ps3 and eyes can see this. SO, that being said, when bullets don’t get where you aim and are randomized… that means there is luck involved. It’s not exaggeration its simply obvious. The game just isn’t that good… We just hear about it from all the fanboys because it’s the only shooter worth anything on the PS3.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. DrDamn

    @MushroomStamp
    Try the same test and do things like aim down the barrel rather than shooting from the hip, and then crouch rather than stand. The scatter gets smaller.

    What you are describing is one of KZ2s finer points and absolutely a good thing.

    What I don’t understand is people insisting every shooter should be exactly what they wanted and never any variation. “All games should control like CoD, bullets should go exactly where I aim, I should win every time …”.

    The variety in gaming today is a very good thing. If you don’t like the way a game plays then quit bitching and play something that is the way you wanted. It doesn’t make the game shite because it’s not what *you* want.

    #20 6 years ago
  21. Filofax

    I have to agree with DrDamn, not everyone wants another Cod or Halo, variety is nice.

    #21 6 years ago
  22. MushroomStamp

    That doesn’t make any sense at all! People don’t want the bullets to go where they aim??? Next thing you’ll say “Not everyone wants to the car to go in the direction they steer”… WTF! It’s not a finer point.. it’s retarded point. I don’t want all shooters to be like COD, I love Gears also and several shooters that allow my skill of aiming to take precedence over luck of scatter. I’m all for variety, just don’t take the skill away.

    p.s. and I aim the majority of time instead of from hip, yes it’s smaller, still too large.

    #22 6 years ago
  23. DrDamn

    It’s finer because it add a little more realism to the proceedings. Real soldiers don’t charge about shooting exactly where they want to all the time. Holding pinpoint aim at something 300 yards away is not practical or possible in the way a controller lets you do. Crouching and firing in short bursts are tactics real people use because they work. It’s nice to have this in some games.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. MushroomStamp

    I’m going to point back to my comment referring to so called “Realism” so I don’t have to repeat myself. But I’m glad you’re happy. I like to play competetively so I prefer to have luck elements removed. Thanks

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    I loved KZ2 and COD4. In response to DrDamn, by point about having a COD4 control option in KZ2 is because I can’t play my best having to zoom with R3, just as I can’t play my best unless my look is inverted. KZ2 didn’t even give us an option to change how I want my buttons configured so I can play their game to the best of my ability. That was my point.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. DrDamn

    @MushroomStamp
    It’s not about luck. If you aim better than another player then your shots are still more likely to hit. However if another player crouches and takes aim then they have a better chance of hitting their target too.

    @Ghettoblaster
    Fair enough – I tried the closest to a CoD control set-up myself and ended up getting “the claw” because of the cover mechanic. Every game should have fully configurable controls though – it’s not like it’s rocket science. I did find using the default controls actually helped understand the controls/gameplay a little better though. Having zoom on R3 and setting it as a toggle worked well once over the initial hurdle – particularly considering the discussion with MushroomStamp on hit mechanics. It fit with the more considered gameplay than the CoD set-up which works well with the more frantic run and gun nature of that series.

    #26 6 years ago
  27. Galactic_Barret

    KZ2′s guns actually felt like I was in control of a lethal weapon. I’ll admit, I’m not that big of a FPS guy and I just recently got into the genre, but when I shoot a similar gun in COD4/WAW, it doesn’t have that feeling. Hell, while we’re all here, can someone tell me what is so great about CoD4or CoD:WaW (Beside Nazi Zombie, the best part of WaW)? Is it the speed? Because, I could understand that.

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Gekidami

    Indeed, most of the weapons mainly in CoD4, feel more like BB guns even when you unload a whole clip in one go. I really hope IW fix that in MW2 along with the retarded rang grenades can be thrown at.

    I think KZ2 has CoD (atleast 4 & 5) beat when it comes to the feel of its weapons, its just a shame the game suffers from a less captivating SP, overall low number of weapons, no matchmaking system, and a rank system that feels unrewarding.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. DrDamn

    @Galactic_Barret
    The best of either CoD4/WaW is the online element. Rank system, gameplay modes, party system, perks etc. Very well done. Could leave the SP quite happily alone. Very cinematic but too much in the way of respawning enemies for my liking. KZ2 does have this too on occasion, but not to the extent of the CoD games and not so poorly done (imo).

    #29 6 years ago

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    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

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  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for March 3: Heroic and Nightfall detailed

    Bungie has reset the weekly cap of Crucible and Vanguard marks and added new Heroic and Nightfall strikes, now with burn. From now until next Tuesday, the weekly Heroic strike will be The Devil’s Lair with Heroic and Lightswitch modifiers. As for the Nightfall, you’ll be fighting Sepiks Prime with the help of Arc burn. […]

  • Few Mass Effect FemShep cosplays are as elaborate as this one

    The internet is full of Female Commander Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, but very few are as terrific as this one. Visual artist Freya Willia has spent over two years painstakingly creating the perfect suit of armour and the best weapons to make her cosplay of Female Shepard as authentic as possible, Omni tool and […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed Unity, Red Dead Redemption and more discounted

    This week’s Deals with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers is a good mix of modern games and old favourites. The list of discounted games through this week’s Deals with Gold is live with discounts on Assassin’s Creed Unity, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, and more. The deals are live now […]

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

    Destiny players regularly compare the size of their Grimoire Points. Learn how to make yours the biggest. Destiny guide: how to earn Grimoire Points In Destiny, earning most Grimoire cards is just a matter of playing the game, maybe a little more attentively than usual. You’ll either need to complete a certain number of actions […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows will let you play as a baddie

    Shovel Knight owners will benefit from the generosity of Kickstarter backers quite soon. Because Shovel Knight was overfunded during its Kickstarter campaign, developer Yacht Club Games committed to releasing free content updates. The first of these, Plague of Shadows, has now been detailed. The expansion stars baddy Plague Knight, who turns on his former allies, […]

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

    GTA has a long history of controversy. The latest Did You Know Gaming tells the full stories behind the sensational headlines. Grand Theft Auto is such a byword for controversy that it’s easy to forget the full context of what actually happened to bring mainstream press, politicians and interest group awareness to the Rockstar series. […]

  • Infamous 2 one of five new PlayStation Now additions for March

    PlayStation Now will expand to the tune of five new games this month. The March PS Now additions are Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, R-Type Dimensions, Alone in the Dark: Inferno and Operation Flashpoint: Red River. PS Now will set you back $20 per month or $45 for a three month subscription. It offers all you […]

  • Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

    Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster hits PS4 in May. The PS4 release date for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is May 12 in North America and May 15 in Europe. Gematsu reports a special pre-order bonus calendar with art by Yoshitaka Amano is available through the Square Enix Store and participating retailers. In Europe, pre-ordering […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can now aspire to the ranks of Grand Master Prestige. Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games will add 15 more Prestige levels to the latest Call of Duty, giving players at max XP a chance to grow even further. According to the Sledgehammer Games blog, when you enter Master level […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

    Destiny’s toughest challenge gets even nastier if you throw Creepers into the mix. The ultimate Destiny challenge – for now – is the Crota’s End raid. Taking place in an alternate dimension accessed through the Hellmouth on the Moon, the Raid takes Guardians through a pit of darkness to the resting place of Crota himself. […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer introduces the Heir to the Monado

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D protagonist Shulk is the Heir to the Monado, his distinctive red sword. Let this trailer fill you in on what that means. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D releases for New 3DS on April 2 in Europe and April 10 in North America. As well as all the content of the Wii original, it has […]

  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

    The Elder Scrolls: Total War is a terrific mod allowing you get get intimately involved with the history of Bethesda’s detailed fantasy universe. The first release of The Elder Scrolls: Total War dropped on the weekend, giving players their first chance to try out LoRdNazgu1‘s creation. This version runs from 3E 427 to 4E 45, […]