Well, the Vita finally has a respectable FPS. Admittedly, it wasn’t too hard for it to beat the likes of Resistance: Burning Skies (6/10) or Black Ops: Declassified (4/10), but it’s comfortably the best FPS on the handheld, despite it not really pushing the FPS boat out as Jon mentions in his review.
Rather than display some adrenaline pumping action, this launch trailer strangely opts to show off the games environments and lighting effects. But to be honest, the detail on show is incredible and well worth proudly boasting. It’s almost a shame to play it on such a small screen. With any luck, we’ll be able to play it on the Vita TV Micro-console. Continue reading Killzone Mercenary Launch Trailer
Boy does the Vita need a great game. Particularly a decent FPS as Resistance only managed a ‘meh‘ and Call of Duty was an absolute abomination. This looks like the real deal though. The transition to handheld doesn’t seem to have dumbed down the action at all with this trailer showing huge firefights in the skies and on the ground.
Playing as a mercenary, the aim of the game is to make as much money as possible, by taking any dirty job you can. Brutal kills and headshots net you even more cash along with completing your objectives. Money can then be used to buy new equipment and upgrades. With lots of quickfire missions, gameplay will be well suited to the handheld, and early reports are suggesting the multiplayer is shaping up nicely too. Enjoy the trailer after the break and don’t forget to take a peek at Jon’s hands-on preview too. Continue reading Killzone: Mercenary Gamescom Trailer Raises Our Hopes