Killzone 2 screenshot
Killzone 2 screenshot

First Edge reports that it's heard from a trusted source that Gears of War 3 will be released on April 8, 2011 - the game to be teased in trailer form only weeks from now - and now 1UP says it's heard the game will be going up against PS3 exclusive first-person shooter, Killzone 3.

While not pinpointing a release date, 1UP reports: "We've heard that the next Killzone game, Killzone 3, is scheduled for a release in the same time frame as Gears of War 3 next year."

The two gritty action titles would certainly make for an exciting Easter, with Marcus Fenix going up against Thomas 'Sev' Sevchenko.

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dudester@ Woffls

only if you say it while on the wii balance board iirc.
Posted 20:18 on 17 March 2010
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Woffls

You know what neither of these franchises are particularly exciting to me at the moment so can I be indifferent to both without being a raving Nintendo fanboy?
Posted 20:13 on 17 March 2010
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jakeistheman

KZ3 id like to see some co op a more innovative story, and of course some gorgeous visuals. @karl/Ninjutsu you guys really cant be serious,i think why you argue so much is due to the fact that your to much alike(in a gaming sort of way) but its really none of my business is it :p
Posted 20:01 on 17 March 2010
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Mr_Ninjutsu@ GeNeCyDe1993

That means nothing to me.
Posted 19:08 on 17 March 2010
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Steverulez

Killzone 3 and Gears 3 would be pretty awesome, love Gears and enjoying KZ2 (currently playing atm), be interesting to see how they can improve with the 2 and a half years dev time they would have had since 2 shipped.
Posted 19:07 on 17 March 2010
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GeNeCyDe1993@ Mr_Ninjutsu

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Posted 18:29 on 17 March 2010
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Mr_Ninjutsu@ Karlius

I love it when you instantly think that when one person dislikes an xbox 360 exclusive game over a PS3 exclusive game that it makes them a fanboy. You always go to your little fanboy hovel and pull this crap out. Grow up.
Posted 18:12 on 17 March 2010
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Mr_Ninjutsu

It would only be a competition if they were both multi-platform games. But they're not so this so called "rivalry" is really naive and based on stupid sales statistics.
Posted 18:08 on 17 March 2010
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dudester

Killzone 3, co-op co-op co-op!

would love to see them take a few lessons on the story front rather then generic ard blokes wipes out helghast.

I can see quite a twist from the way they ended the 2nd game tho.

Gears I'll reserve comments till I have finished the second.
Posted 16:45 on 17 March 2010
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GeNeCyDe1993

To be honest i didnt really take to Killzone, it wasnt my cup of tea, i am however looking forward to Gears 3.
Posted 16:31 on 17 March 2010
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guyderman

It's one of those times when everyone will be slagging the other one off out of ignorance and jelousy - as I truely believe that both games will be the mutts nutts!
Posted 16:08 on 17 March 2010
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Clockpunk

If that situation does arise, I think all videogame sites which take user comments should just shut down for a few weeks (months). It won't be pretty...
Posted 16:04 on 17 March 2010
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RecoN

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Posted 15:50 on 17 March 2010
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Karlius

KZ2 was a decent game good graphically but didn't offer much else to what's already on the market in my opinion but still good. I'll be interested to see how the third will turn out one thing I'll guarantee is the visuals will be amazing.
Posted 12:55 on 17 March 2010
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El-Dev@ Karlius

I think irony is definately an under used tool in humour, well done for using it. TU
Posted 12:32 on 17 March 2010

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