Finally, Battlefield 3 is coming to the PC, PS3, and the Xbox 360 in Fall 2011. DICE launched the teaser trailer last Thursday. DICE announced that Battlefield 3 would feature a full single player campaign, and also co-op campaign would be available as well. Now to the multiplayer, Battlefield 3 are bringing back Jets, the ability to prone, and 64-player multiplayer for the PC. Battlefield 3 will be looking much better with the new Frostbite 2 engine. You can start preordering Battlefield 3: Limited Edition at Battlefield.com. http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/
Namco announces a new shooter game for the PS3 and the Xbox 360 called Inversion. Inversion is a gravity defying shooter game. The game would feature weightless gameplay in zero gravity and the ability to manipulate gravity at your advantage, by crushing your opponents or objects that get in your way. The game will also feature a cover system that is similar to Gears of War series. Environmental destruction is another feature of the game, so pretty much you can blast any door or wall that gets in your way. The game is due to release on February 7, 2012. For information about Inversion, visit http://www.inversion.com/
Ubisoft announces Call of Juarez: The Cartel. The game is going to be very different. Instead of being set in the mid-1800s, the game would be set in modern day, and the player would be going to Los Angeles and Juarez, México. “Call of Juarez: The Cartel is an action-packed shooter game with a strong story, interesting characters and a wide variety of gameplay options,” said Caroline Stevens, EMEA Brand Director at Ubisoft. Call of Juarez: the Cartel will be released in Summer 2011 for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. For more information about Call of Juarez: the Cartel, visit http://www.callofjuarez.com/thecartel/
For all you Final Fantasy fans, Final Fantasy XIII-2 English version is coming out for PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles and is to be release next winter. Here’s the trailer to Final Fantasy XIII-2 and for more information about Final Fantasy XIII-2, visit http://na.square-enix.com/ffxiii-2/
2K Games announced this morning that the 2nd installment of The Darkness called The Darkness 2 is coming out. The original developers of The Darkness, Starbreeze, are not doing the 2nd installment. Digital Extremes have announced that they are doing The Darkness 2. The last game that Digital Extremes developed was Dark Sector. The game is going to promise more action and carnage by duel wielding weapons and having 2 demon arms start slashing and thrashing anything that comes in front of you. The game is due to release in Fall 2011 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. For more information about this announcement, visit http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=30723
Review of Killzone 3 Open Beta
Here’s a review of Killzone 3 open beta that was launched last Thursday on PS3. The game is amazing. I was just blown away at the graphics and how the game felt. You actually felt the weight of the weapon when you were moving. If you’re expecting a twitchy shooter like the Call of Duty series then look away. The aiming in Killzone 3 is much better than the previous one. You don’t feel like you’re aiming a 500 pound gun. Killzone 3 makes you feel like you are there, especially now with the new 3D technology. The player can pick from 5 different classes: Engineer, Marksman, Infiltrator, Tactician, and Field Medic. Personally, my favorite class has to be the Infiltrator because I like disguising myself as the enemy and performing melee kills or blasting people away with my shotgun. The only downside about the Infiltrator class is that when you try to plant the bomb, your disguise goes away.
Each of the 4 game modes are different. The first game mode is Guerrilla Warfare, which is Killzone’s version of Team Deathmatch. The second game mode is called Warzone, which is a objective game mode where objectives can change in a flash. The third game mode is Operations, which is my favorite game mode out of all them. Operations has 2 teams one defending and one attacking. The attacking team has to complete a series of objectives to win the game and the defending team has to defend the objectives. The objectives vary from capturing a point to planting bombs. The last game mode is Botzone, which is pretty much an offline multiplayer that you play with or against bots.
Guerrilla finally got the multiplayer right on the number this time around. From its various game modes and classes to fixing problems, such as the aiming, this game is going to be an instant PS3 Hit. The single player demo is coming to the Playstation Store on the 15th, and that is the same day that the beta will end. The game will be released on the 22nd of February.