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horizon zero dawn locks in a release date

Guerrilla Games newest and most ambitious game, Horizon: Zero Dawn, has finally locked in a release date. The game will come exclusively to the PlayStation 4 on February 28th, 2017.

Guerrilla Games first introduced us to the world of Horizon:Zero Dawn at E3 2015. The game takes place in an alternate future, where the core of society has since been long gone. Nature has overcome cities, and buildings crumble to become one with the Earth. however, humans are alive, having rescinded back into more primitive living, such as tribes and caves. However in this word, giant, mechanical beings walk the planet.

These cybernetic robots mimic the beasts of the planets. Some are harmless and others are deadly. It is likely believed that these machines caused the collapse of society, but how and why is a complete mystery. As a young huntress, Aloy, players are placed into a massive open world, filled with hidden truths about the world of long ago. Along the way, Aloy will battle rival tribes and the machines. The machines give Aloy resources, needed to fight and to survive. Along her adventure, she may just discover her destiny, even if it ends her.


Horizon: Zero Dawn is the latest works of UK-based developer, Guerrilla Games. The studio made their debut with the PlayStation 2 exclusive sci-fi shooter, Killzone. Lauded for its gameplay, presentation, and multiplayer, the studio proceed to work on the Killzone franchise for the next decade. In 2006, the team released Killzone Liberation for the PlayStation portable Handheld system.

Three years later, Guerrilla Games melted faces and blew the socks off of everyone with Killzone 2. In addition to being one of the best first-person shooters for the PlayStation 3, it is seen as a game that brought the PS3 back into the front of the pack. Killzone 2 was followed up with a sequel in 2011, with Killzone 3, once again, being praised for its combat, setting, and online gameplay.

Guerrilla Games most recent launches included Killzone: Mercenary for the PlayStation Vita, a side-story set within the world of Killzone 1 and 2. Their most recent title, Killzone: Shadow Fall takes place many years after the events of Killzone 3 and was a launch title for the PlayStation 4. It still has a very active online base today.

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