No love for this great game?

#1 Posted by SSValis (1136 posts) -

I know it wasn't exactly groundbreaking and there was a ton of great sequels last year, but this game was pretty awesome. I guess it's a testament to how many great games came out in 2011.

Was it even in your top 15 games of the year for you?

It definitely was one of my favorite games of the year. I really enjoyed the story and the multplayer is fun as hell.

#2 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

I don't have a PS3. Even if I did, I wouldn't play it.

#3 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10559 posts) -

In a year of franchises that were in their third installment, there were better ones.

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#4 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

I really have to get around to playing it. The inability to kill Rico is kind of a deal-breaker, though.

#5 Posted by Bucketdeth (8004 posts) -

Killzone 3 was good but was dumbed down into a cod style arcade shooter.

#6 Posted by Commisar123 (1790 posts) -

Its not bad, and I think its the FPS I spent the most time with. That being said, I don't think it was better then Battlefield 3, and that didn't make my list so I wouldn't have put it there. Too many games came out this year that were more meaningful and fun then that one. Its not bad, just not the sort of game a mention in one of those.

#7 Posted by TooWalrus (13139 posts) -

I played half way through Killzone 2 and didn't care for it. I've heard KZ3 is more of the same... I'll get around to it- someday.

#8 Posted by tekmojo (2299 posts) -

Yea after the ramming I took from Rico in Killzone 2, I'm not about to lube up my a-hole and go for round 3. I didn't care for pacing, story, or characters, I would probably only play multiplayer for a couple weeks then go back to BF3.

#9 Posted by Buckwatters (141 posts) -

@SSValis said:

I know it wasn't exactly groundbreaking and there was a ton of great sequels last year, but this game was pretty awesome. I guess it's a testament to how many great games came out in 2011.

Was it even in your top 15 games of the year for you?

It definitely was one of my favorite games of the year. I really enjoyed the story and the multplayer is fun as hell.

I played it, and it just felt lacking, I never felt any of the impact that the story was trying to convey. The whole desperation of being behind enemy lines sort of falls flat when your wasting about a 100 guys.

#10 Posted by emkeighcameron (1876 posts) -

Great game, just not great ENOUGH to stand out against all the others this year.

I played KZ2 and KZ3 basically back-to-back.....and 3 was just a slightly more-refined version of 2. Not enough of a change to give it the GOTY for 2011, unfortunately.

Oh well, still a blast to play.

#11 Posted by The_Tolman (429 posts) -

God, there was some really awesome stuff in this game, BUT so much shit that ruined it.

#12 Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1724 posts) -

Well I loved KZ2, as a person who doesn't really get into FPS/ competitive multiplayer. The class-based multiplayer, actual weighted weapons, gorgeous sci fi environments and great sounding guns made it such a great experience. 
Shame about the story though... 

#13 Posted by sopranosfan (1935 posts) -

Shooters won't be getting GOTY consideration until there is some kind of breakthrough. There are just too many of them that all feel the same.

#14 Posted by huntad (1930 posts) -

It's a good game. I don't care for how the game ends, and I don't really care for the online multiplayer as it's a proximity mine fest. I like playing against the bots, though. Overall, I'd say it's a solid game, but hard to compete with the other shooters out there.

#15 Posted by AjayRaz (12418 posts) -

it was a lot of fun, but yea, but kinda forgettable, too. it wasn't until this thread that i remember some of the cooler moments in Killzone 3.

#16 Posted by jelekeloy (456 posts) -

I fucking hated it. The stealth section and ending were both awful IMO. Then again, I played it during the PSN outage and couldn't play online. I really liked the beta/demo they put out ahead of release.

#17 Posted by Wuddel (2079 posts) -

I had it in my Top 10. More for the Move implementation though. I like it and having played BF3 on PS3 I would say that KZ3 was even better there*. It also not really improved much over KZ2. And the single player was pretty lackluster. Shooters in high placed on GOTY list won't happen until "THE NEXT BIG THING IN FPS"

*But BF3 on the PC really knocked everything else out of the park this year for me (FPS wise). That saying even that is not really anything new. Thay are making these games for a long time now.

#18 Posted by white_sox (183 posts) -

I loved the way it played. It has been a long time since I have carried on with an FPS just based on its controls. The weight of the controls were perfectly balanced between the old weight of KZ2 and a quicker pace found in more modern day FPS. The guns were so satisfying to fire. It felt so...so... right I guess. I chose it as my GoTY because it was just so much fun to play.

#19 Posted by ssj4raditz (1125 posts) -

I bought a copy with part of my Christmas bonus from work, but haven't gotten around to playing it yet.

#20 Posted by DrDarkStryfe (1096 posts) -

The multiplayer was very fun, but the single player was just so lacking. Beautiful visuals, but the game itself just did not stand out against titles in its own genre, let alone all games of 2011.

#21 Posted by mosespippy (4051 posts) -

Genocide of the year. GotY.

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