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Horizon Zero Dawn: The Origin of Aloy the Hunter

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017

Between an impressive cosplay scene and massive fan art community, few outside of Guerrilla Games’ could imagine the instant popularity of Horizon Zero Dawn’s heroine straight out of the gate.

Aloy’s rise has been incredible to observe, given that for most of the world she didn’t even exist until June 2015. It’s a testament to her excellent design (something Horizon Zero Dawn is lavished with on a whole) — but like many iconic characters, there’s a distinct feeling that Aloy wasn’t so much created as she was discovered.

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A Closer Look at the Menacing Machines of Horizon Zero Dawn

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn presents a distant future in which pockets of humanity survive in primitive tribes, while strange machines hold dominion over the Earth. Only the bravest of tribespeople dare hunt these machines – and only the finest hunters live to tell the tale.

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Horizon Zero Dawn: On Questing, Story, and a New Hero

Posted by on Feb 03, 2017

Since its initial creative pitch in 2010 until weeks before its launch, Horizon Zero Dawn has inspired awe in those that see it. We’ve spent more than a decade building the Killzone franchise, and now Horizon Zero Dawn marks an entirely new journey for us.

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Hands on: Horizon Zero Dawn

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017

Ever since Horizon’s debut at PlayStation’s E3 2015 Showcase, Guerrilla Games has been steadily working towards its vision of a sprawling open-world action RPG set in a futuristic Earth ruled by towering machines.

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Horizon Zero Dawn Trailer Reveals New Friends and Foes

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017

To date, Horizon’s trailers have offered glimpses of the game’s majestic, post-post-apocalyptic world and awe-inspiring machines. There’s a lot we’ve yet to show, but we’re starting the new year with a big new trailer that focuses on yet another threat for Aloy to face.

The video likewise affords glimpses of some of the allies who may join Aloy’s cause, from the mighty to the mysterious.

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The Panels of PlayStation Experience 2016

Posted by on Dec 05, 2016

PlayStation Experience 2016 is a wrap! Now all we have left are sweet, sweet memories. And luckily, video recordings etched indelibly on YouTube’s sprawling servers. Catch up on the official PlayStation panels from this year’s show below.

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How PS4 Pro Enhances Horizon Zero Dawn

Posted by on Nov 01, 2016

Horizon Zero Dawn is an action RPG set in a lush, post-post-apocalyptic open world in which humanity is no longer the dominant species. Machines, not mankind, rule the Earth.

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Building the Towering Machines of Horizon Zero Dawn

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016

With every glimpse of the far-future world of Horizon Zero Dawn that we’re given, the version of Earth that Guerrilla Games is busily creating becomes ever more intriguing. It’s a world where human evolution has been thrown back into a pre-historic era, while simultaneously thrust into a distant future where humans are no longer the dominant species.

Instead, a society of machines has risen up, at once both terrifyingly alien and strikingly familiar, mixing robotic, mechanized power with recognizably natural, organic animal features.

During a recent visit to Guerrilla HQ, we were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the machines that included a deep-dive into the very real evolution of the Shellwalker and an exclusive reveal of the Snapmaw — a huge, water based machine that bears more than a striking resembles to a giant crocodile.

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