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Killzone 2 Tops 1 Million Pre-Orders, Demo On EU PSN

You know, even though we're gigantic fans of Killzone 2, we're getting a little tired of seeing a trillion headlines every day. You readers should be thankful; we purposely limit the number of KZ2 stories we do and try to keep things diverse. If we reported on all the KZ2-related news out there, we'd have to change our name to KillzoneExtreme.

Anyway, two pieces of information that really are important: first, the playable demo has apparently hit the European PlayStation Store. It weighs in at just over 1.2 gigs (about 1200MBs, for the technically deficient), and it's guaranteed to get you salivating for the final product. Second, it appears that pre-orders have already topped the one million mark; David Reeves apparently mentioned the "1.1 million pre-orders" for Killzone 2 in that Guardian interview, although we didn't see it. It's not a surprising number, though, considering everyone's anticipation of the FPS masterpiece. Besides, when GameStop runs a promotion that allows you to sample the game simply by pre-ordering it - they were handing out voucher codes for the playable demo - that's bound to ramp up this particular statistic. We thought that 1.1 million number was worldwide, but apparently, it comes only from European pre-orders.  Just...wow.

Killzone 2 launches on February 27 in North America and from what we've heard, February 25 in Europe. We can pretty much guarantee you a rockin' good time if you purchase this one, and if you opt to pass, you're missing out on one of the finest gaming experiences ever. Can't make it any plainer than that.

Related Game(s): Killzone 2

2/5/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (106 posts)

Sir Shak
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:06:08 AM
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PSN id : shak_4
Please add me , have no gamer friends . :(

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coverton341
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:13:11 PM

Will add you up as soon as the station is back form the shop

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:22:54 PM

There should be a thread in the forums of members and their PSN IDs. Unfotunately, I don't have permission to create threads.

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NightHawk17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:54:21 PM

I'll add you, it's good to have friends from psxextreme :)

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PS3_Wizard
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:59:54 PM

Yep, PSX Revolution already has a fair share of PSXExtreme members on Resistance 2. I think I saw your name on there Troy.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:31:28 PM

Yeah, I'm in the R2 clan.

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King James
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:53:03 PM

I'll add you tonight shak

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Sir Shak
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:45:36 PM

:)

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Akuma07
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:12:24 PM

Yeah im on there too.

made a wicked sig for the forums for our clan.

and hay "KillzoneExtreme" thats not a bad name.
killzone2 clan name maybe? =D

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Qubex
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 10:09:53 PM

Okie shak_44!

Q!

"i aM hOMe"

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PS3_Wizard
Friday, February 06, 2009 @ 9:39:04 AM

I don't play too often shak, but you can add me, I'll accept when I get on next.

PSN ID: Tron04

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Random_Steve
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:07:29 AM
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im confused, when does it release in UK. Plus im downloading the demo now and it won't hurry up!

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NightHawk17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:56:37 PM

Feb 25

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englishgolfer
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:57:02 PM

on the 27th in england. good job i live in sweden as i get it on the 25th!

ps played the demo - it rocks but is waaaaaay to short *sigh*

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NightHawk17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:22:01 PM

The 25th for Europe and the 27th for America

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LegendaryWolfeh
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:08:00 PM

Hate to say you're wrong but.....you're wrong, partially lol. UK gets it the same day sa US, the 27th, mainland europe gets it the 25th

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rell
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:09:12 AM
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Thats freaking beautiful man. Not to many games have that amount of preorders.

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Vivi_Gamer
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:12:31 AM
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Does that mean it will be platinum early?

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pavlovic
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:32:01 AM

We wish

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coverton341
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:18:06 PM

You never know if it sells as well as the preorders would have us believe it will it may be in the red box by holiday 2010 or even mid 2010. I don't think it would hit greatest hits before this holiday but you just never know.

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tanner1
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:22:57 AM
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I hope it sells absolutely sh** loads cos my Dutch friends deserve everything & more 4 the effort that they have put in. Regarding the Euro store getting 1st dibbs on this awesome game all i can say is well its about bloody time!

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isaya85
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:23:08 AM
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I got mine paid in full at Gstp and I got 1 extra code to give out if someone needs it just hit me up on my psn, how many preorders in the US Ben?


PSN ID Biggest_GMoney

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Skatejimmy5
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:31:07 AM
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I already got mine fully paid-off and pre-ordered from Game last Friday. Can't wait until the 25th! :D

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pavlovic
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:32:57 AM
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I pre ordered mine from sony style and paid in full.

Just waiting for the mailman

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Xplicit
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:43:42 AM
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Pre-ordered mine from Shopto.net (UK Only(Best in the UK)) i can honestly say im proud to be part of the 1.1mil+, i got there metal box edition because its only £3 more (£32.99) as opposed to the original (£29.99). And like Tanner1 said i really do hope that this trumps the charts and is a smash hit, i want it to outsell COD4 and Halo3 just because my Dutch friends deserve it!!!!!

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Frenchy17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 11:58:26 AM
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Anyone know when you can use your preorder codes and get the Killzone 2 demo? Isn't that today as well?

I also heard that MLB the Show 09 Demo is coming out today so I will be a demo-ing fool this evening!!!!

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NightHawk17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:57:52 PM

yea you can use your vouchers now

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Tim Speed24
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:30:54 PM

I heard the demo is up in the US now. Use those codes in account management.

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coverton341
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:15:16 PM
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DAMN 1.1million preorders is a crap load just think about all the people going to buy the game without preordering it. And if that is only EU preorders then GOD DAMN MAN!!!

I wonder how the overall sells are going to be.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:25:53 PM
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Yeah, 1.1 Mil, Europe only is pretty ridiculous. Could this be the one that outsells Microsoft's names?

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NightHawk17
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:59:02 PM

Remember how Europe went crazy pre-ordering Gran Turismo Prologue

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:32:16 PM

How were the sales in the end?

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convergecrew
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:05:25 PM

Pretty insane. Somewhere over 2 million, and this was like Fall 08.

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NoSmokingBandit
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:39:25 PM
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I pre-ordered yesterday. I was going to wait and pick it up at gamestop when i had a chance, but i couldnt help myself. I want this game. Now.

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isaya85
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:49:07 PM
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Just in KZ2 is up in US store


PSN ID Biggest_GMoney

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keaton
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 2:28:20 PM

where at in the US stores, i looked and can't find it

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daizycutter
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:00:37 PM
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downloading has slowed up now ...33% complete another 2hrs at least!!
bring on 4G!! with a 100Mbs.. 5ms ping

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Random_Steve
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:09:29 PM

mines always slow- 2 days for the haze demo, 2 days and thats without turning it off by accident

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:33:07 PM

Wow, you waited 2 days, and all you got for it was...Haze. :D

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Random_Steve
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 2:53:25 PM

yeah, I was pissed lol

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blitz30952
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 10:31:53 PM

dang Random_Steve, sounds like my internet connection.... took about a couple of hours just to get the K2 demo download to 8%... :(

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fundando
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:05:38 PM
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Download time is so slow I guess everyone is trying to get it NOW.

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tlpn99
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:30:22 PM
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Pre-ordered mine yesterday at Game, also Fear 2 and Halo Wars. Gonna be a busy month again *kinda like November was* I just about managed to cope haha :)

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Tim Speed24
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:34:28 PM

I know what you mean...I bought Motorstorm 2, Fallout 3, Far Cry 2, Quantum of Solace, Dead Space and World at War. Also found Bad Company for $20.00.

My thumbs hurt.

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SpinningBeat
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:43:39 PM
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For anyone wondering the euro version is not region locked. I got it with my uk account and i'm in the us.

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Cavan
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:49:48 PM
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thats the thing with the psn, sometimes it goes fast, sometimes it takes agessss, the demo only took an hour for me and i have average internet - 5mb, tho i'l be getting the new 50mb speed virgin are ofering (in the uk)

Demo was amazing btw proper blew me away, did it in 11 mins tho, went straight to amazon and preorded it lol (not that i wasnt buying it anyway am one of the few that adored the original Killzone) i recon i should get it early as it said they would ship on the 25, and i got express delivery so hopfully should have it on the 26th!!... here's hoping.

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King James
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 1:58:13 PM
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"I ain't got my plaque yet,/But I'm ALREADY PLATINUM!" - Slim Thug, Already Platinum

I love to see Guerilla shine. Can Killzone 2 hit 3 mil by April? I think so!

Sidenote: I made a post in the PSXE forums about a hilarious video reply for Adam Sessler of G4tv. FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY.

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fundando
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 2:08:13 PM
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For my friends in the US there was a rumor the code was re-usable.
62EP-67BM-PCCJ
let me know if it works

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keaton
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 2:12:24 PM
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I wonder if this huge number of preorders is because of that advertising they are doing and maybe they have started in Europe already, i havent seen anything over in the U.S. yet though

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Craigo
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 2:30:48 PM
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Bluddy fantastic. Control setting 2 I feel are the best.
Its the first demo I'v played multiple times. Going back for more now.

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ps3king
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:01:43 PM
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I pre ordered it from Amazon so I won’t be getting it to the 3rd of March but if any one wants to add me my id:lteofe

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:12:01 PM
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so i just got the demo downloaded finally, its sick and the 15 min. of playing time was awesome, i had fun and looks amazing, literally one of the best looking next-gen games, and the A.I. was great to try and fight against, they really do work against you, i even had one try and sneak up on me. As most demos do leave u wanting more this one left me wanting it all. All the hype about it from what i just seen and played is dead on it deserves nothing less than the attention its gotten. I love it cant wait 3 more weeks!!!!

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food86
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:28:40 PM
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k2 ftw i downloaded in 40 min but it only lasted 9 min. 5th time playing through and trying things each time like shooting walls, breaking stuff and trying to trick the helgast

this game truly deserves this attention but the only difference between this game and others is that its unparalled in graphics and it lives to all the hype that it was given and without breaking a sweat.

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smileys_007
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:42:14 PM
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i think i'll pass on this game for a while.. i'm gonna get RE5 first even you can't run and shoot at the same time on that game.. After RE5, if there are no new games that will be available at the moment, then I'll buy kz2..

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The Stig
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:45:30 PM
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I must be one of the lucky ones, I started downloading as soon as it came out, only took 20mins :)

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Ewillis911
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:32:30 PM

same here at like 10 this morning

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:45:48 PM
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One more thing to add didnt halo 3 hit like 1.7 million pre-orders worldwide? the reason i compare the two is cus halo 3 holds the records for sales and pre-orders. Id like to know the numbers cus if that 1.1 mil. Is just in Europe and with 3 weeks left before release that's pretty amazing! correct anything if I'm wrong please i just wanna know!?!?

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:59:35 PM

From Wikipedia:

"...at least four million copies of Halo 3 were pre-ordered globally, making it the fastest pre-selling game to date. Worldwide more than US$300 million worth were sold in the first week, helping to more than double the sales of the Xbox 360 when compared with the weekly average before the Halo 3 launch. In the U.S., Halo 3 sold 3.3 million copies in its first 12 days on sale, increasing to 3.7 million copies by November 15, 2007. On October 4, 2007, Reuters UK estimated that Halo 3 may have sold up to 5.2 million copies worldwide in the first two weeks after launch. By November 30, 2007, Halo 3 had sold 5 million copies worldwide, and as of that point, was the best-selling video game of 2007 in the U.S., even though the game is only available on one console. On January 3, 2008, Microsoft announced that Halo 3 has sold 8.1 million copies."

So, it's got a ways to go to hit Halo status as far as sales.

It would be great to see KZ2 top Halo 3 in sales. But, as long as it tops Halo 3 in every other way possible, I'm a happy camper.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:46:09 PM
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Glad to see people are eating up that demo. Finally those who weren't in the beta can really feel what we mean when we talk about how good this game is.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:52:22 PM
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how did u get into the beta anyways?

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:00:21 PM

Dumb luck, I suppose. Just got an email one day saying I was in. Can't really say I cared much about the game either way before that.

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King James
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 11:41:49 AM

same here. Checked my email the day after I bought Resistance 2, and then I knew I was in trouble.

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Gregory Freeman
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 3:58:11 PM
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if halo3 had 1.7 mil preorders world wide, and kz2 has 1.1 mil in eu alone, theres gotta be another million preordered in japan alone... so kz2 would take the throne for record # o' preorders...

download is finished, so im gonna invade some helghan...

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The Stig
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:09:16 PM

remember eu is the most succesful region for ps3 so will probably have the highest number of preorders.

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Ghosl
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:00:25 PM
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what a tease,i mean the demo of course. man like a HOT girl dry humping you.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:05:31 PM

At least with a hot girl dry humping you, you can quickly render her unconscious using your handy chloroform soaked rag under the couch and have your way with her.

Wait...I've said too much.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:17:38 PM
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@ troy
yes it does have a way to go maybe the statistics i read were nationally not globally since the numbers u got were way higher. I don't know the figures but mordakai1 is right I'm sure Japan has plenty of pre-orders as well and then throw the U.S. in also i mean you could already GUESSTIMATE theres 2.5 mil. pre-orders just between the 3 (Europe, Japan, U.S.). Its fun to speculate, and on launch day i guess well see how it unfolds. Anyways either way if this one does well and people respond which seems to be the case i have a feeling KZ2 will finally smack some sense into people. makes me happy!!!!

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A_N_S
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:32:08 PM
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not all that. alternate4 config is call of duty controls, i like that.

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Vivi_Gamer
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:45:50 PM
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played the demo, dont really get what the fuss is about, im not saying i didnt enjoy it, it just didnt hit me as special as everyones been saying.... but then ive never been keen on fps in general or big bulky men in taky armour, the characters team pretty much resembles gears of war. i still like resistance more.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:31:50 PM

lol

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Banky A
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:53:59 PM

Hah

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Schmitty
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:51:40 PM
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wow....just wow.... only thing though is they said that the helghast would react to every bullet that goes into them but because of the crazy amount of times you gotta shoot em to kill em they only react to the last couple....and wen ur in cover the gun looks wierd other than that its phenonemal

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keaton
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 4:52:45 PM
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does anyone know about how much it cost to make killzone 2??

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:20:25 PM
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Damnit, I preordered on Amazon. Can I download teh demo if I make a European account? I've only made a US account.

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fundando
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:32:22 PM

Try my code listed above. After all that hype I'm still more excited about street fighter 4 this month.

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:39:22 PM

Tried the code.

"The code you entered may not be correct or may no longer be valid."

Thnx anyway dude.

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AceTatsujin
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 5:42:52 PM
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You can download the demo for free from european account, and yes you CAN make european accounts. =D Go DL now!

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caddillac
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:03:12 PM
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I pre-ordered it at Gamestop like a month ago and they said that they weren't giving out vouchers just sending them through email. I never got mine though. Has this happened to anybody else?

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:20:45 PM

youch...methinks you're not a shooter fan.

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food86
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:21:57 PM

not really those are just minor issues. you have to take a step back and look at all the accomplishments of this game. I'm sure they make up for it.

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Troy Powers
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:24:02 PM

The graphics are not pleasing, but the visuals are great?!!?

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:29:40 PM

Installing the demo as I type. I can't wait.

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Banky A
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:59:17 PM

Hah yeh, ffrulez categorizes graphics and 'visuals' differently. Like the game doesn't have as good models and rendering as MGS4 but has good visual extras like lighting and motion blur etc. I think.

It's his opinion but I can't see him as a real shooter fan right now :P

;)

EDIT: What? My mistake, but you told me MGS4 looks better.

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Aftab
Friday, February 06, 2009 @ 10:51:48 AM

Terrible graphics, and awesome visuals, yet some are not quite sure how it looks :S

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PS3_Wizard
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 8:30:26 AM

Yeah, I wasn't overly impressed either for some reason. I played it in 1080i on a 50 inch Sony Bravia. Guess I just let the hype fill my head with too much hope.

the Alt-4 controls are ok, I just don't like having to zoom while peaking from cover. It feels weird and cumbersome.

I'm waiting more so on the multiplayer now. Expecially hearing how bad the end boss is.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:18:58 PM
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just wait til u get to play multi-player and the finished product on disk... everything's going to be great! demos well... there meant to leave u hanging give u a taste of whats to come but leave u wanting more for sure, not give away the product, what did u want from them in terms of how long u could play the demo, i mean the game comes out in 3 weeks and u want a longer demo?

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AceTatsujin
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 6:24:51 PM
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lol i'm laughin at ffrulez and those who would, if there is anyone, that would agree with him. the game is beyond all those of other shooters and its graphics, gameplay, physics, and everything else, even sound, is better than whatever game you wanna throw at.

and yes, the multiplayer pawns the living hell out of the other shooters out there, even 3rd person shooters like Gears 2 and MGO.

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AceTatsujin
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 7:11:13 PM

fine fine!

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 7:15:06 PM
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Lmao Ace, agree to disagree. im only gonna type Ace but u called it, like i said before the game deserves nothing less than the hype its gotten it brings so much to the table including multi-player. I dont know how people can speak negatively towards this masterpiece, and this is with what info we have, wait til the gates open KZ2 will lead the pack all the way to forever (until the next killzone of course)!

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PS3_Wizard
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 8:33:12 AM

because its called an "opinion" If you think its a masterpiece, then so be it. But not everyone will agree.

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 7:24:18 PM
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My opinions on the demo:

First, the sound effects and music are amazing. I felt like I was in a movie. It's an aural feast.

I can't complain about the graphics much but I have to say it was hyped too much. I was led to believe that I'd be playing cg quality. Don't get me wrong, it's sweet but I guess I was expecting too much. That's what hype does. The lighting/shadows, motions, and the amount of stuff happening are incredible. The textures were great for the most part but some areas do have a washed out look like some have said. The framerate seems solid but this is just the demo ofcourse so I guess I'll just have to see. I agree with Arnold's review about the 9.6 graphics. It's definitely the best looking FPS out there but it's not perfect.

The main complaint are the controls. I was expecting CoD style but it really is very different. I did not like the choices for the control settings. They should have given us an option to map buttons. Maybe I was just spoiled on how good CoD's control setting/options. Also, the controls are not as tight as I thought it should be. I don't know if it's me but the controls are a bit mushy. Probably some more practice will help.

In the end...this is just a demo and it's not the finished product. I'm happy with the graphics but I sure hope they tighten the controls more. Overall, the demo is a thumbs up.

Edit: I can't get the orchestral music from the start screen out of my head. It really is awesome.

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 7:31:40 PM

I'm wondering how bad the first killzone can be. K2 is screaming high production values and quality up the wazoo and I can't help but wonder why the first was not critically acclaimed.

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ec0li
Sunday, February 08, 2009 @ 12:19:22 AM

Don't get me wrong, the graphics are fantastic. There was probably just too much hype that I thought I'd be controlling CG like graphics. Actually, I was also comparing the graphics of the demo to the Uncharted2 and God of War 3 trailers. From the trailers alone...it looks like the latter 2 will definitely trump K2. They have a certain crispness to their look vs K2's slightly hazy screen.

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PS3_Wizard
Monday, February 09, 2009 @ 8:34:35 AM

I'm with you two. I blame the hype tho. It put unreachable goals in my head for the game.

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AceTatsujin
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 7:54:25 PM
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oh my god =( ... i just played it. it is TOO SHORT! What the heck! couldn't they give us multiplayer? I WANNA SHOOT HELGHAST!!!!

and i so agree with you ec0li, the ocherstral music is SO FREAKING AWESOME! i got 5.1 surround sound and i usually use my TV's speakers but ... for this game, this demo, i notched this up and turned the bass up a little bit ... HOLY FREAKING SHIT! sound is SO DETAILED. the smallest pinch that drops to your rear left is picked up quickly. man i hope this is not the final product, i want it to be much better.

my brother's at work, can't wait till he plays this game. and the controllers are very different than CoD4, but they're realistic in their own way =) and IMO, i like it better than CoD4.

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ec0li
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 8:10:33 PM

About the controls, yeah I probably just need to practice K2's style.

The music rivals great movies. This is gonna have a kickass soundtrack.

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ps92117
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 8:10:17 PM
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damn demo was 2 min long

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Scarecrow
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 8:12:40 PM
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Beautiful...

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rell
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 8:36:36 PM
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I played the demo and I been owned hurry up feb 27

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AceTatsujin
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 8:40:54 PM
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I want to play Elite. Normal Difficulty is too weak for me. I just mastered the controls. You gotta have that sense of .3 or .5 second delay in you and you can also re-adjust the motion with your grip. I used Alternate 2 controls with L1 as zoom and R3 as melee and works really great.

Another thing to notice is that holding down the fire button on your machine guns is NOT a good idea. It tends to give a bit of pressure on Sev and it'll hover a bit upwards, much like military use or Real-Life combat. Firing a gun or machine-gun will send wave or waves of weight depending on how many bullets you fired. So you pretty much gotta fire like couple of rounds then let go for .5 seconds then do it again, something like that. I saw soldiers IRL doing that on videos and now I know why they do it.

You CAN switch between weapons if you are in middle of reloading!!! This was a bit let-down in the 2nd BETA around November and they finally added this feature. Awesome GG!

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vicious54
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 9:01:26 PM
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So I just read totalvideogame.com's review of KZ2 and they game KZ2 a 8 out of 10. I also checked their other reviews and they gave Prince of Persia a 7 out of 10 but get this Sonic Unleashed a 8 out of 10. I never even heard of the site, now I know why I never heard of it.

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Banky A
Saturday, February 07, 2009 @ 3:01:05 PM

Wow..

:P

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bigrailer19
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 9:41:51 PM
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@ ecoli
i was frustrated at the controls too but honestly one of the first things i do when i start a game is go to controller settings, if u do this u will find out that if u use "alternate 2" it is very similiar to COD so much so that aim is L1 and melee is R3. o sorry Ace just seen u posted that lol anyways!

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BikerSaint
Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 9:46:25 PM
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@ecOli,
Just a few thoughts on KZ1 since I just finishd it couple days ago(I'm no where near being tech savy, nor do know all the correct jargon, so here go's anyway)......

I liked KZ1 but it was damned glitchy at times.

Once in a while while hiding behind the wall a Helghan was standing at, his shot would go right through a solid wall & kill me. And just the same way, my shot would sometimes kill one of them behind a wall when it shouldn't have.

Throwing a grenade almost never, killed any of them, or even reached them, but their's always reached me for a perfect kill.

Sometimes when I sniped one of them dead, he'd then just lay there forever doing an x-box360( 360 degrees of Flailing Legs Syndrome) in what I can only describe as his own version of "dead man Laying), or forever doing what I like to call..."The Final IrishJib BreakDance of Death".

Also, once in a while I'd hide by a wall or a rock, and then I'd actually stay stuck to it for good, until I have to restart the whole level all over again.

For at least the first 1/3 of the game, when you killed a swarm of Helghan, more would respawn in the same area, then I'd kill them & more would respawn again at the same place(sometimes 2 times, sometimes 3).

Then, other time's I'd snipe one of them with a perfectly placed headshot, but it would do nothing more than irritate them like hearing a gnat by their ear, then they'd close in on me before I could even get switched over to my MP40.

There were also a few rips or tears, and see-throughs in some of the walls & other background items.

But my own personal #1 complaint was that a few of the "checkpoint" auto-save zones near the end, were way too damned far away, causing me to die a thousand horrible deaths, while only about 5 minutes away from completing that level(and have to start back at the very beginning again & again & again.)
But as in real life... "what can't defeat me, only makes me stronger"

I think that even with the glitches, KZ1 was still a damned good game overall though!!!!

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Banky A
Friday, February 06, 2009 @ 1:49:34 PM

1st time???
What difficulty's have you been doing for your hardcore gamer life :P

For some time now, I've been starting games on the hardest difficulty (that is unlocked) - if it has benefits. So I could nab myself some rewards and Trophies without sequential playthroughs.

;)

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somethingrandom
Friday, February 06, 2009 @ 12:35:36 AM
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Better start downloading... (overnight that is... lol)

PSN: GIVEMEIT

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