Killzone: Mercenary Launching on September 17, New Trailer Released

Killzone Mercenary, the second handheld title in the Killzone franchise and a Vita exclusive, has been given a release date. Sony has announced that the first person shooter will hit the Vita on September 17. Along with the announcement of the game’s release date, Guerrilla Games also released a new trailer, and producer Poria Torkan revealed some new details. Hit the jump to catch all the action.

What can we expect from Killzone Mercenary? Torkan had this to say about the game’s plot:

When a seemingly routine mission to evacuate the Vektan Ambassador and his family in Pyrrhus goes awry, Danner discovers that the outcome of the war could very well depend on the fate of the Ambassador’s young son. With both sides going to increasingly desperate lengths to get hold of the boy, he begins to wonder whether the price of victory is really worth the paycheck.

We also got a new trailer, showcasing the game’s impressive graphics and unique gameplay.

Are you excited for Killzone Mercenary? Will it help spark the Vita’s sales? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Source: IGN