TRAILER | PS3 Friday, February 25, 2011 | 11:40 PM

SOCOM 4: Special Forces new trailer

SOCOM 4: Special Forces new trailer

SOCOM: Special Forces is the latest game in the long-running SOCOM line, and the second to appear on the PlayStation 3. Here's a new trailer. It is due for release exclusively on PS3 in April.
Update: Stealth Trailer added.

coop gameplay
Stealth Trailer
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Commented on 2011-02-25 23:59:25
i don't know, i'm kinda fed up with marines. maybe this game is much more innovative than it looks but the whole design looks bland to me.
Commented on 2011-02-26 00:10:05
It's SOCOM.
It's Zipper Interactive.
I'm sold.
Commented on 2011-02-26 00:28:11
The game looks better than I thought.
Commented on 2011-02-26 00:50:46 In reply to OriginalBuckRogers
Posted by OriginalBuckRogers
i don't know, i'm kinda fed up with marines. maybe this game is much more innovative than it looks but the whole design looks bland to me.
They aren't Marines. It has two SEAL members and two members from South Korea's Special Ops.
Commented on 2011-02-26 01:02:58
is this tailored to be a Psn release. cuz it sure has the looks of one.
Commented on 2011-02-26 01:06:23 In reply to johnc
Posted by johnc
is this tailored to be a Psn release. cuz it sure has the looks of one.
Blu ray release.
Commented on 2011-02-26 01:09:28
Has a fully fledged single player campaign.
Commented on 2011-02-26 02:15:09 In reply to FormlessLikeWater
Posted by FormlessLikeWater
They aren't Marines. It has two SEAL members and two members from South Korea's Special Ops.
Which means tactical gameplay.
Commented on 2011-02-26 02:28:04
i expect better graphics from a PS3 exclusive blu ray game, i mean GRAW in 2006 looks pretty much the same
Commented on 2011-02-26 03:32:22
Is this a tactical game ie: Not run n gun and constant respawns?
Commented on 2011-02-26 04:24:10
This game looks amazing, does anyone know if it's using Uncharted's graphics engine?
Commented on 2011-02-26 06:45:31 In reply to UkHardcore23
Posted by UkHardcore23
Is this a tactical game ie: Not run n gun and constant respawns?
If this is anything like previous SOCOM games, you will be able to issue some commands to squad members.

So yes it is more tactical than most games.
Commented on 2011-02-26 10:07:23
Doesn't look good. This should be much better graphical wise for an exclusive. I think with better contrasting colors, it would look a bit better. Now it all looks washed out. Animations are meh.
Final verdict in the closed beta next month.
Commented on 2011-02-26 10:26:01
I've never played a Socom game before and was thinking about giving this a try, but it's really hard to get excited with such a bland trailer...

Everything looks totally generic and like someone else said it looks like GRAW from 2006...

I'm not convinced.....
Commented on 2011-02-26 12:08:25 In reply to FireWire
Posted by FireWire
I've never played a Socom game before and was thinking about giving this a try, but it's really hard to get excited with such a bland trailer...

Everything looks totally generic and like someone else said it looks like GRAW from 2006...

I'm not convinced.....
i was thinking the same , plus in that stealth trailer they forgot to add scream sounds when you stab them with the knife , making it look uncanny
Commented on 2011-02-26 12:14:06
http://img4.hostingpics.net/pics/239471socombundle.jpg

Sony has announced that the Full Deployment Edition of SOCOM 4 will be available for $149.99 in the US on April 19. This Limited Edition bundle includes the game on Blu-ray, a Move controller, a navigation controller, a PlayStationEye camera and the PlayStation Move sharp shooter.
Commented on 2011-02-26 14:52:31
game is looking stunning, cannot wait play it and thanks for uploading that stealth trailer havent seen it before, looks brilliant, eyes watered when she stabbed guy in ball sack..lmao
Commented on 2011-02-26 15:29:49
I liked the stealth trailer, looks cheesy but fun. I will check it out for a low price ;)
Commented on 2011-02-26 16:01:02
Game actually looks quite a bit better than I expected. Not sure if I would pay full price for it, but I will definitely rent it or pick it up down the road.

The one thing I don't like is how they have "stealth levels" and "action levels". For once I would love a tactical shooter to just have an open environment and let ME decide how I want to approach it. Instead, we get linear levels that are designed, scripted, and hand placed to be approached with one style or the other, and you fail if you try anything different. Oh well, maybe next gen....
Commented on 2011-02-26 16:55:01
it's no killzone 3, but it looks a damn sight better then the original 3 socom games did on the PS2, even for the time they looked awful.

while killzone 3 has shown us how a shooter works great with MOVE, i think it'll be this that really sells it. shitty, modern warfare setting, just like practically every FPS released this gen, but at least it's 3rd person and squad based. makes it a little bit different....kinda

it's a multiplayer game tho imo. always has been, always will be. that's the bit i'm looking forward to.
Commented on 2011-02-26 17:04:59
KORNdog, I thought you were tired of modern "warfare" games, or am I misstaking? no personal attack, just a question :)
Commented on 2011-02-26 17:10:52 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
KORNdog, I thought you were tired of modern "warfare" games, or am I misstaking? no personal attack, just a question :)

shitty, modern warfare setting, just like practically every FPS released this gen, but at least it's 3rd person and squad based. makes it a little bit different....kinda
reading... it helps.
Commented on 2011-02-26 17:57:45
But TPS or FPS, its just a camera view, its still the same setting and style, modern war game. But now, you can see your character in movement LOL (which I like in all shooters btw).

Ah well, good to know.
Commented on 2011-02-26 18:44:18 In reply to Sath
For some reason, the change in camera view makes a huge difference for me, it's much easier to identify with your character if you can actually see them and the change in gameplay feel should also be quite significant if the third person mechanics are well programmed.

To my surprise I am actually relatively interested in this game, never played the GRAW titles or previous SOCOM so TPS contemporary warzone will actually be a fresh experience.
Commented on 2011-02-26 19:03:28
I agree, but the reason why I like third person is because I want to see the character model i am using.
But first person has that more personal feeling that its "you" who are there rather than a designed controller.

Games like Crysis, Halo (master chief to be more specific) the ones with no face, those are the ones I am talking about that it gives the feeling you have to imagine yourself in the game.

But anyways, I like TPS more than FPS.

And I do agree, TPS for Socom and even GRAW was very nice, gives a different style.
But for me, settings like modern and realistic, no matter what, I cant like it, just bores me hehe.
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