won the "PlayStation game of the year" category in the 2009 Golden Joystick Awards
It was named Best PS3 Shooter in IGN's Best of 2009 Game of the Year Editors' Awards.
In Gamespy's Game of the Year Awards 2009, Killzone 2
received The Fulfilled Expectations Award.Killzone 2
received the award Best Reinvented Franchise in GamePro's End of the Year 2009 Awards.
The game received four awards in Gamespot's 2009 Editor Choice Awards:
- Best Shooter
- Best Competitive Multiplayer
- Most Improved Sequel
- Best Sound Design