Killzone For PlayStation Vita is Killzone Mercenary, First Trailer

We already knew Killzone is being developed for the PlayStation Vita, and now Sony has revealed the game’s name: Killzone Mercenary.

A short trailer was shown during Sony’s gamescom presser, with the game itself being developed by Sony Cambridge, not series creator Guerrilla Games. Both touch screen attacks and melee strikes were showcased within the footage.

Visuals, meanwhile, is a particular aspect that looks commendable.

Killzone Mercenary remains undated, but a 2012 holiday launch is expected to help deliver the much-needed boost in sales for the platform.