-the game looks great and the environments are really well done
-the field of view is terrible
-multiplayer suffers from the same claustrophobic feeling as singleplayer because of the FOV
-the single player is filled with quick time events and doesn't present anything that says "YES! THIS IS NEXT GEN!"
It really isn't worth grabbing, unless you're a hardcore Killzone fan. The gameplay just doesn't feel good.
gamers (70%) found this review helpful
this game is one of the most boring, generic, and on rails FPS games I have played. the only redeeming factor about this game is the the graphics are some of the best you will see on console, but that's it you will not find anything special with this game, and I was definitely expecting more from this game.
gamers (67%) found this review helpful
Needless to say I won't go into too much detail about the single player campaign that you can't already find in the game description. I will address a few issues that you might have read in some of the other reviews that might have you on the fence about renting this beautiful game. For one thing, on the default difficulity setting, Killzone SF isn't as easy as some people (cough gamespot) might have led you to believe. I am a gamer that plays games on the hardest settings most often, and although I blew through the campaign in a little over 8 hours, it was not what you would call a cakewalk. You will have to make good use of your OWL, take cover often, use some strategy and tactics. Standing out in the open will get you killed over and over. On harder settings I would imagine taking 10+ hours as there are lots of collectibles (best collectibles in any game I've played in 32+ years of gaming). What is neat is that when you find like audio logs they will play from your dualshock 4 controller, which is very immersive. Also, some reviewers didn't like the fact that in some areas of the game you aren't fighting and just taking in the sights. Well with a game as gorgeous as this one why wouldn't you want to slow down and take it all in. it's one of the most beautiful games I've ever seen and once you play it, it is hard to go back to games on the PS3 or 360. To top it all off, the multiplayer has the same buttery smooth gameplay of the campaign, 10 maps, warzone which allows you to customize game types to your heart's content, and to top it all off, all maps will be FREE to download. Which is AWESOME. This game is the 2nd best launch title of all time (Halo 1 is the 1st to be as objective as possible). To sum it up, don't worry, put it in your Q. KZ borrows much from the Crysis series, I will say that. However, it is a unique game unto itself, and definitely worth a rental. I purchased this game day 1.