Video: The Tester 2 Season Finale Featuring Killzone 3 is on PSN!

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174w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a preview video today of The Tester 2 Season Finale, which features Killzone 3 and is also now available in full on PSN!

To quote: Seven weeks ago €The Tester 2€ premiered on the PlayStation Network and 12 hardcore gamers embarked on a series of rigorous competitions, all for the chance to win a job working for PlayStation.

Now, we€re down to three finalists: Ches-ka, Gaymer, and Scooter battle head-to-head in a Killzone 3 inspired finale which again concludes with amazing gameplay competition.

The first to complete the jetpack-enabled €Frozen Shores€ level in the upcoming Killzone 3 wins the grand prize €" a job at PlayStation€s San Diego Studios, a $5,000 signing bonus, a limited edition €The Tester€ PlayStation 3 system signed by all the panelists, and a brand new Sony 46€ BRAVIA 3D HDTV.

Ches-ka. Gaymer. Scooter. Who will win it all? Do not miss this exciting Season Finale.





The Season Finale is a FREE download available now in the €Video€ section of PlayStation Store, and you can catch up on the season with Episodes 1 through 7 also still available. And, don€t forget to also jump...
 

Video: Killzone 3 PS3 Meets the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter

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175w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has posted up a video today of Killzone 3 meeting the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter on the PS3 entertainment system.

To quote: Last week saw the introduction of the PlayStation Move sharp shooter, an upcoming peripheral which transforms the PlayStation Move motion controller into a sleek assault rifle designed for hardcore shooters such as Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4.

The sharp shooter€s feature set is extensive, so I went hands-on to learn more about its functionality and (surprisingly easy) setup process. Guerrilla Games Managing Director Hermen Hulst and I field tested the PS3€s new weapon of choice.





Developed with input from the FPS experts at Guerrilla Games and Zipper Interactive, the sharp shooter is a snap to assemble: you secure a navigation controller into the foregrip, then fasten the PlayStation Move motion controller into the €barrel,€ which connects to a small digital port on the bottom of the PlayStation Move called the extension connector.

In comparison, the PlayStation Move Shooting Attachment is mechanical; the sharp shooter€s use of the extension connector means that buttons...
 

Sony Announces Killzone 3 Helghast Edition for PlayStation 3

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177w ago - Today Sony ANZ Content Services Manager Nino Kalogeropoulos has officially announced the Killzone 3 Helghast Edition for PlayStation 3.

To quote: While still riding high in the wake of the GT5 launch, Aussie PlayStation fans already have something else to be excited about... two epic Killzone 3 retail editions have just been announced for the February 2011 launch of the game, and they look simply stunning.

Killzone 3 €Helghast Edition€

This pack* comes in a hand-decorated Helghast soldier€s helmet and includes the €SteelBook€ Collector€s Edition with a PlayStation Network voucher code that:

€ Unlocks all weapons and abilities for your first 24 hours of multiplayer gameplay.
€ Lets you rise through the ranks faster by earning experience points at twice the normal rate for your first 24 hours of multiplayer gameplay.
€ Gives you 3 unlock points to use on any weapon or ability you want.
€ Includes the Retro Map Pack €" bringing two battlefields from Killzone 2 back into the fight.
€ Exclusive Killzone 3 dynamic theme.
€ Killzone 3 soundtrack.

Also includes:

€ A 100-page hardbound Killzone 3 art book
€...
 

Killzone 3 Helghast Edition and PS3 Pre-order Bonuses Detailed

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182w ago - Today Sony Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji has shared details on the Killzone 3 Helghast Edition and PS3 pre-order bonuses.

To quote: On February 22, 2011, Killzone 3 will storm store shelves in more ways than one. Killzone 3 will be available in a limited Helghast Edition as well as the standard edition.

The Killzone 3 Helghast Edition ($129.99) is a must-have for the fans. This one-of-a-kind set features a collectible replica of a Helghast Helmet containing an art book, Super Voucher (see below for contents) and the Killzone 3 game with bonus content. Also included is an exclusive Cloaking Helghast Marksman action figure created by DC Unlimited, that will not be sold anywhere else.

Features

€ Authentic Helghast Helmet replica opens to reveal art book, Super Voucher and Killzone 3 game.
€ Exclusive Cloaking Helghast Marksman action figure is 6.5€ tall with multiple articulation points and will not be sold at retail
€ Includes bonus video content giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the game.
€ Exclusive art book featuring imagery from the Killzone universe

Super Voucher includes:

€ Killzone 3 soundtrack and PS3 Dynamic Theme
€ Retro...
 

Videos: Killzone 3 PS3 Beta Mech Gameplay and More!

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182w ago - Just over a week ago we announced news of Killzone 3 PS3 Beta invites going out, and today some fresh video footage of Mech Gameplay and more has surfaced!

To quote from GamersMint.com (linked above):

"We have more than 11 minutes of Killzone 3 BETA gameplay and we are at a loss of words on how to describe it... simply put, it€s AWESOME!

The footage shows you wrecking havoc upon your enemies and is a sheer delight to watch.

Killzone 3 releases in Febuary 2011, exclusive to the PS3."

GamingBolt.com did comment on some bugs in the KZ3 PS3 Beta though, to quote:

"Since it€s a BETA, some bugs have made their presence felt as well. Drop in framerates being a major one, stuff like unable to walk up stairs (0.25), enemies running through you while you try and melee them (1.00) and delay in killing enemies (final few seconds)."

Those interested can check out the Killzone 3 PS3 Beta gameplay videos below!








 











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