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Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA)
Developer: Guerrilla Games / Sony Computer Entertainment Europe / SCEA Santa Monica Studios
Genre:
First-Person Shooter
Players:
1-2 Players + Online (1–16 Players)
Platform: PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system
Peripherals: Network Adaptor (Ethernet/modem) (for PlayStation 2), USB headset (for PlayStation 2), DUALSHOCK™2 analog controller, Memory Card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2)
Launch Date: Q4 2004
Rating: "RP" for Rating Pending

OVERVIEW

Developed by Guerrilla Games, in conjunction with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and SCEA Santa Monica Studios, Killzone is a squad-based, first-person shooter, set in the near future during a period of planetary colonization. Drawing inspiration from classical military conflicts of the 20th century, Killzone captures the intense reality of warfare between the ISA Command and a ruthless, militaristic separatist faction called the Helghast.

Featuring four playable characters, Killzone provides several gameplay modes including single-player, multi-player (team based and competitive) and online. Players can equip themselves with an armory of more than 25 different weapons inspired from today's modern weaponry. More than 10 intricately detailed environments showcase the harsh setting of a war-ridden planet, coupled with a unique graphical style designed to capture the grit and realism of intense military engagements.

STORYLINE

Years ago, the success of planetary colonization has resulted in several planets to become inhabited by humans. While the majority of colonies have aligned to form the ISA, the Helghast, a ruthless, militaristic separatist faction have distanced themselves secretly planning to scale an all out war.

Killzone takes place during the initial Helghast blitzkrieg of the nearby colony of Vecta. As Vecta City 's orbital defenses mysteriously fail, the Helghast have been able to land and deploy their troops rapidly and with ease. As the planetary defense forces become overrun, and scattered into the city, your initial objective as an ISA member is to escort a high-ranking official to an evacuation point.

KEY FEATURES

•  Killzone is the premier First-Person Shooter, available exclusively for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system.

•  Killzone is an epic conflict, set in the near future, between an elite squad of human ISA forces versus the invasion of the Helghast.

•  Killzone features a unique graphical style to capture the grit and realism of intense military engagements.

•  Killzone is inspired by the classical military engagements of human history (ex: trench battles of WWI, city sieges of WWII and guerilla warfare in the jungles of Vietnam ).

•  Killzone is an immersive cinematic experience integrated into several gameplay modes featuring Single Player, Multi-Player (cooperative and competitive) and online.

•  Players can select between four ISA troops; each with special abilities and weaponry to accommodate their playing style - Sneak through jungles or blast through alleyways.

•  Killzone features 11 intricately detailed environments that showcase the harsh setting of a war-ridden planet.

•  Players can equip themselves with an armory of 26 different weapons influenced by today's modern military equipment.

•  Highly-advanced artificial intelligence - Helghast enemies calculate threats, maintain squad directives and adhere to self-preservation tactics to determine a unique course of action.

•  Killzone features an original score performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

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