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Two years after the Helghast assault on Vekta, the ISA launched an assault on the enemy's home world of Helghan. The ISA goal is to capture the Helghast leader, Emperor Visari, and bring the Helghast war machine to a halt.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Demetri Goritsas ... Sgt. Thomas 'Sev' Sevchenko (voice)
Charles Everett ... Sgt. Rico Valasquez (voice)
Ryan McCluskey ... Cpl. Dante Garza (voice)
Noah Lee Margetts Noah Lee Margetts ... Cpl. Shawn Natko (voice)
Mikey O'Connor ... Captain Jason Narville (voice) (as Mikey O'Conner)
Qarie Marshall Qarie Marshall ... Col. Jan Templar (voice)
Jules de Jongh Jules de Jongh ... Evelyn Batton (voice)
Sean Pertwee ... Colonel Radec (voice)
Brian Cox ... Scolar Visari (voice)
Nigel Whitmey ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)
Neil Grainger Neil Grainger ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)
Dominic Rickhards Dominic Rickhards ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)
Tim Beckmann ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)
John Guerrasio John Guerrasio ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)
Trevor White ... Additional ISA Voices (voice)

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Killzone 2 follows the events of Killzone (2004) and Killzone: Liberation (2006), and is set on the planet Helghan, the home world of the Helghast who invaded an Interplanetary Strategic Alliance (ISA) colony. Two years after the Helghast assault on Vekta, the ISA launched an assault on the enemy's home world of Helghan. The ISA goal is to capture the Helghast leader, Emperor Visari, and bring the Helghast war machine to a halt. You assume the role of Sergeant Tomas "Sev" Sevchenko, a battle-hardened veteran of the special forces unit the "Legion" assigned to Alpha team, who goes on a mission to take out the Helghast threat. Written by harddog0331

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The level shown in the demo was that of the Helghan capital Pyrrhus, a possible reference to the king of the Molossians. The name may also be evocative of the Helghan style of warfare. See more »

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Sgt. Rico Valasquez: [Upon seeing the Helghast troops raising the bridge] Shit! They're raising the bridge!
Cpl. Dante Garza: Man, they REALLY don't want us to take that bridge!
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Referenced in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009) See more »

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Next Stop Tharsis Refinery
Performed by Joris de Man
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What An Amazingly, Breathtaking, Fun, Kick-Ass Game!!!!
13 March 2009 | by PolDancer87See all my reviews

I have to say that this is a really fun and enjoyable game. I'm not a huge fan of the fps games, but I've been waiting for this one ever since I saw the very first trailer back in 2005 I think it was. This game has just about everything that an fps game should have, I think, because once again, I'm not that familiar with the genre. I've only played Halo 1 & 2 (not mine, just my buddies and I didn't like them at all), 007: Goldeneye (Best FPS EVER!!!!), Resistance 1 & 2 (only own no. 2 which is amazing, but I've played 1 which is good), Call of Duty 3 & 4 (own both; 3 for PS2, and 4 for PS3; Modern Warfare is great, but I'm to slow at it LOL), Battlefield 2 & Bad Company (loved Bad Company more and it's amazing to blow stuff up), Black (amazing), etc. You get my point that I'm trying to make. I'm not that great at them, but that doesn't mean that I can't have fun with them. And Killzone 2 is that kind of game where I can just jump in at anytime and blow up whatever I want. The best part about it are the vehicles, though short, but fun as all HELL, especially when you get to be in that robot thing and just go crazy on the Higs. The story is lacking, as they pull things from other war/action films and use clichéd lines such as "Don't die on me yet," "it's cold..." (mind you I'm paraphrasing there, but you get the idea). The music is catchy as I often hum it when there's nobody around of course LOL. I think that they could have done a bit more work on the menu design, not that there's anything wrong with it, because it is cool, it's just that the colours remind me of MGS 2 with the grays and red. I don't know, maybe it's just me. Oh yeah, I forgot to talk about the sound, which is pretty F UCKING AMAZING!!!! I have my PS3 hooked up to my surround sound and my big screen TV and oh my God. The visuals are pretty breathtaking, which is weird because it's about an apocalyptic war where a lot of people die... duh... obviously... but it's still visually stunning and almost life like in a way. Now I haven't played that much of online because well... I suck at it, but from what I've seen it's just as great as the campaign, if not better. You can pretty much read about the online play on any other game review website such as ign, or just watch it on youtube. Anyways my overall score for this kick-ass game is a solid 10/10 stars as it's not only for the hardcore fans out there of the fps genre, but for everyone too. You just pick up and go basically.


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Release Date:

27 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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