148w ago - Guerrilla Games Producer Aryeh Loeb has shared a Killzone 3 PS3 video today spotlighting the MAWLR Graveyard and Meet the Medic.
To quote: Here's a look at a previously unrevealed Killzone 3 multiplayer map, MP7 MAWLR Graveyard. The MAWLR Graveyard is located on one of the few remaining active scrap yards near Pyrrhus, known as the Sukmere Pit.
An intricate conveyor system runs throughout this vital processing facility, transferring detritus from the southernmost pit to the train station and crusher in the north.
Many a careless worker has died trying to cross the yard when the crusher is active, and a lot of players will likely suffer the same fate... Or, when they're in control of the crusher, use its power against their opponents.
As you can tell from the video, the Field Medic is a powerful asset to his team. His primary ability is to revive fallen teammates, but in addition to keeping them on the battlefield, he can also grant them additional health and ammo after revival.
A fully upgraded Field Medic can call on the aid of a Medi-Droid that will hover near the Field Medic and provide cover while he revives other players. He can even attain the ability to stand up after getting fatally wounded - a...
148w ago - Sony Associate Product Marketing Manager Richard Ho has posted up a video today of the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter featuring Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4 for the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: My name is Richard Ho and I'm part of the SCEA marketing team that has brought you familiar peripherals such as the DUALSHOCK 3, Bluetooth Headset and Surround Sound System.
Back in December we showed you the new PlayStation Move sharp shooter and its compatibility with Killzone 3.
Today, we took some time to walk you through the sharp shooter's anatomy and show you how it works in action with two of our most anticipated games - Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs.
The PlayStation Move sharp shooter's authentic design allows you to literally take aim and move into the firefight with the most intuitive and immersive control experience for shooter games. For those of you FPS fans on the fence about the sharp shooter, here are a few things to consider:
Developers for Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4 have created their games with the sharp shooter in mind. There are customization screens available to adjust the sharp shooter settings which will allow for a perfect gaming experience.
148w ago - Update: According to Examiner.com the Killzone 3 Single-Player PS3 demo has now been pulled from PSN and is only available to PlayStation Plus subscribers.
The Killzone 3 Single-Player PS3 demo is now available to all via PSN, versus only PlayStation Plus Subscribers, using a simple work-around.
To quote from Examiner.com (linked above): "The beauty of it all is that the demo in Hong Kong is the same demo and it's available in English.
By making a false Hong Kong account, you can easily download the demo one week ahead of time and bask in the loving warmth that is the Killzone 3 single-player demo, or you can continue to play the Killzone 3 multiplayer beta and wait the extra week.
As posted by a user on NeoGAF, here are some simple steps to create a Hong Kong account with ease:
How to make a Hong Kong PSN account:
First create a new user on your PlayStation 3 (completely over to the left of the XMB menu.)
148w ago - Today SCEE Senior Product Manager Chris Weatherhead has outlined Killzone 3 PS3 Open Beta update issues and solutions from Guerrilla Games.
To quote: It's less than a week since the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta hit PlayStation Store, but already you've racked up some impressive numbers.
There's been a staggering 62 million - million! - kills, of which around ten per cent have been Brutal Melee kills. Some 400,000 games have been blitzed through, with well over half a million players appearing on the Killzone 3 leaderboards.
And two of those players have stormed through the one million XP barrier already. The Helghast don't know what's hit them.
Your dedication to the cause hasn't gone unnoticed over at developer Guerrilla Games.
Far from it: the team has been working around the clock to analyse and act upon your feedback. Below you'll find a round-up of issues discovered thanks to your hard work, and the solutions that Guerrilla is working on to refine your experience:
High level issues discovered:
• Connection problems
• High load caused the database to fall over
• Score posting
• Flickering screens
• Ribbon stats not updating
148w ago - Sony's Product Marketing Specialist David Bull has announced today that Walmart will be holding a midnight launch for Killzone 3 PS3 fans on February 21, 2011.
To quote: Pining for Killzone 3 but can't wait until the morning of 02.22.11 to pick up your copy? Have no fear!
On the night of February 21st, we are giving you the chance to play Killzone 3 early at pre-launch events happening in participating Walmart stores open 24 hours across the country.
Make sure you get there early since we're handing out goodies to the first few attendees.
The first 20 people to purchase Killzone 3 will receive:
• Limited Edition Killzone 3 Poster
• Voucher for the Retro Map Pack featuring two classic maps redesigned for Killzone 3
Select Walmart stores will also be hosting tournaments where you can win:
• A copy of Killzone 3
• Limited Edition Cloaking Helghast Marksman Action Figure
• Collectible Killzone 3 bags
Not sure where there's a Walmart around you? Here's a handy-dandy store locator. Contact your local WALMART store to see if they're participating in the Killzone 3 pre-launch event and what time their...