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I just played nonstop for 8 hours with the Move and beat the game.
I mean, I enjoy FPS games. But never has an FPS game got me to sit down and play from start to finish in 1 sitting. That's how awesome I thought this game was. I'm.......... blown away at how INCREDIBLE this game was.

I don't know why critics bash the story. I mean, the writing for alot of it was pretty comedic/noobish if you will but the overall plot was... gripping. I kept wanted to see what came next, I wanted another cutscene to show me more. I mean, I was tired when I started the game and now Im just exhausted because I just couldn't stop playing.

The gameplay isn't your standard FPS fair at all. I cant even fathom why Guerilla put a freakin shooting range like it was CoD in the beginning of the game. It would make anyone think "Oh geez - it's another one of these games." You learn shortly that it isn't but only if you bother playing after the shooting range lol. It isn't like the previous games where it's just waves of hellghast. Now you've got a bit more variety in them - new enemy types and every level you play they've got different models (clothes are different) so it's fresh all the time. The guns are much cooler this time around for some reason, and I don't just mean the new ones. They all have these realistic but futuristic feel to them that is greatly improved on the previous game. Like the Hellghast rifle for example: I actually wanted to use it more because they improved it so much especially the holosight.
Then there are so many amazing set piece scenes. You'll be saying "WOW" like nonstop. And they're spaced apart appropriately too so it's not like they get boring and repetitive.

Graphics are tremendous as usual. Hellghan doesn't suddenly feel so dark and small. You literally travel to every part of the ecosystem - from the city to jungle to snow mountains to deserts to junkyards to freakin space. It's very reminiscent of Uncharted 2 if you will how everything changes so drastically but smoothly transitions without it being like "lolwut?" Did I mention that the MLAA used in the game makes it look like there is 16xAA on?

What also impressed me a ton more than I thought was the motion controller. I ended up buying Sony's official "Sharpshooter". It's their version of the Wii Shooter thing where you clip your controller into it. Well - hot damn it's pretty amazing. It remaps all of your controls automatically and shows how accurate the Move can be. And in game - it's AWESOME. It made the game SO much more fun and immersive. I'm not even exaggerating how much fun it made this. It's just so responsive and accurate - I don't think I could've done better than I did with a controller. Best FPS motion-controller game thus far hands down. It's incredible. I just loved taking down anything from Helghast to gigantic "Dog" robots. The only motion gestures (aka Wii gimmicks) you do is the melee and the reload. The melee takes getting used to and can be inaccurate. The reload does too BUT if you have the Sharpshooter peripheral - all you have to do is slide the gun which makes it SUPER simple and quick.

tl;dr
Overall - I'm super impressed with the singleplayer. Like blown away impressed. I want to go back and play it more, even after I just sat down after 8-9 full nonstop hours.

The multiplayer portion of the game I already know is fantastic after playing KZ2 and playing the beta of KZ3. The multiplayer is everything from KZ2 but tremendously improved upon and the multiplayer from KZ2 was simply fantastic as it was. It's one of the best FPS multiplayers going (and that's on all platforms).
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 2/22/11 at 7:29am
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Nice review
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thnx

Did I mention that the MLAA used in the game makes it look like there is 16xAA on? :3

EDIT:
Lol I ranked up like 18 times on multiplayer and I was like - I've been playing this game going on 11 hours straight now. I think I need a break.
After spending 5 minutes browsing OCN - I think Im gonna go back and play. LOL
I'm nearly in the top 100 players as of right now.
http://www.killzone.com/kz3/en_US/my...mega_Nemesis28
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 2/22/11 at 7:33am
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Nice! can't wait.
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so this game is good? should I get?
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Middle of playing and I agree 9000% with Omega.

This game just rocks.

Too bad I wish I was good with the move though even with sharpshooter attachment.

Seems awkward to me.
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I played the single player demo and though the whole time that if they patched Killzone 2 to have the non laggy controller it would be beast!
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I picked up the Helghast edition and kicked myself for it...then found out how perfect a headphone 'rack' I got along with the game.


(nevermind the 360 game...lol)


(ok...not the best cans (tritton ax720) but I needed something I could use on ps3/360/pc....does the job...ATH-A700 on the way along with a soundcard)

I thought the controls would be more polished than KZ2...not the case, but it's a vast improvement....and it's just. so. beautiful.
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after you reach the river in the cut scene with the helghast peeps at the table did anyone notice the guy at the table who looks almost identical to hitler? I'm pretty sure that was intentional.
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Are any of you guys here pc fps players too? Whats it like going from pc to console? i've played fps on pc since back in 2000 when cs first came out. Killzone 3 looks amazing but i've never played a fps on a console so yeah.
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