• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Oct 23, 2012
Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
  1. 35
    HD conversions are a great idea and for some games they work, but not this one. If you are in the mood for a good shooter on the PSN, this is not for you.
  2. Nov 22, 2012
    30
    A substandard, lazy port only serves to highlight how dated Killzone HD feels. What could have been a brilliant reimagining of the originals dark, futuristic story in a more modern game engine instead brings back memories of yesteryear. Dated shooting mechanics, busted damage models and corridor-layouts with illusions of larger, open environments are only saved by the visual style and the sound engineering. Unfortunately, that's not enough to create an enjoyable gaming experience.
User Score
6.5

Mixed or average reviews- based on 60 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Aug 31, 2013
    7
    This is actually a quite conflicting game to review. So I will simply list the factors I like and don't like, and then you can judge for yourself:

    + Fun Gameplay
    + Good Story
    + Nice Characters
    + Once unlocked, being able to play as ANY character in the next chapter.
    + Button remapping. Not completely custom, but a great feature none the less.
    - Cut-scenes are of poor quality. They appear murky and turbid.
    - Voice acting quality is quite poor too.
    - Voice acting is not great, especially on AI enemies.
    - Boss battles are not special. At all.
    - Missions are repetitive at times.
    - Minor graphical bugs.

    As a game, I give Killzone a 7.3, but as a remake, I give it 6.2.

    But since this is the only way that I've played Killzone, I will give it the collected score of 7 (since gameplay and story outweigh the visuals in my opinion).
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  2. Jul 6, 2014
    10
    There isn't much more for me to say. Read my review on the original release. Kill-Zone H.D. offers less technical problems and a higher resolution, though there's the obvious that there happens to be no more online support. Full Review »
  3. Dec 13, 2013
    7
    Killzone HD is a decent experience. Back when it was made, the game was fun, yet not spectacular. The game is still fun, but just feels somewhat outdated. Full Review »