Killzone 3 was all but confirmed before the weekend, but nothing's set in stone without a press release in your hand. Sony has provided such a press release this morning, officially announcing Killzone 3 for the PlayStation 3. Hooray!
As we already heard, Killzone 3 will be getting 3D gimmickry, jet packs, and a new arctic setting. The game picks up where Killzone 2 left off, with Rico and Sev attempting to take on the Helghast almost single-handhedly following Rico's murder of Helghan emperor Scolar Visari. It would seem that Visari's death has thrown Helghan into a world of political backbiting, infighting and general chaos, with our human heroes caught right in the middle. Sounds like Killzone 3 runs the risk of having an interesting story this time, which would be fantastic.
More vehicles, a "vicious" close combat system and levels promised to be "ten times the size" of the last game, Killzone 3 looks set to be better than the last one, which I happened to love. Are you excited? I know I am. Hit the jump for the full presser and check out the first screens, too!
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4:00 PM on 07.29.2014