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inFamous Review

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Graphics:

 

8.5

Gameplay:

 

9.0

Sound:

 

8.6

Control:

 

8.8

Replay Value:

 

9.1

Overall Rating:       8.9

 

 

Online Gameplay:

Not Rated

Publisher:

Sony Computer Entertainment

Developer:

Sucker Punch

Number Of Players:

1 Player

Genre:

Action

Sucker Punch has made a name for themselves as the developer of Sony's Sly Cooper franchise. So when we got wind that they were going in a whole other direction with inFamous, we were curious. Making up the massive list of all new I.P.s for Sony, inFamous is a fairly unique title, albeit one that mixes elements from other games.

By now, you're well aware that there's a new trend going on in the third-person genre, one that can be directly linked to the massive success of Resident Evil 4 and Gears of War. Resident Evil 4 introduced an over-the-shoulder camera perspective that did away with the typical third-person perspective for shooters, and years later Gears of War would go on to perfect the setup, creating a trend of games that would strive to achieve the same effect as Epic's game. inFamous, follows this trend, but unlike others, it doesn't use guns.

When I played the preview build of inFamous back in March, I genuinely had fun with it. While certain parts did leave me feeling a lack of amazement, I chalked it up to it just being an issue of the early build. As I mentioned already, your main source of power as Cole McGrath is...well, yourself. After getting caught in a massive blast, Cole has slowly gained the ability to control the use electricity that flows through his body. It started out as being barely able to cast a spark, to generating massive shockwaves and withstanding massive jumps from buildings. And the more you play the game, the more powerful Cole will become in your control.

Because Cole was the only survivor of this explosion, an airwave hijacker who calls himself "The Voice of Survival" convinces the city that Cole is a terrorist, turning the population against him. And so this sets up a moral dilemma that you'll encounter throughout parts of the game with civilians. In the first mission, you will put your morality to the test after helping the city receive their supply of food. The test is simple: do you scare the civilians off and take the food for yourself and your buddy Zeke? Or do you let them have the food and wait for something else? Karma plays a major role in the game, and your actions will have an effect on your progression, which makes for a more dynamic experience.

The color of your energy blasts determine your karma level, red being evil, and blue being good. If you go down one path, you can always have a change of heart and take the righteous way, so you won't be forced to stay on the same course of action all throughout the game. We noticed that with different actions, the civilians reacted to Cole differently: if you're evil, they'd run away; if you're good they'd cheer you, give you things, and etc. But there is a little catch to being good and evil. You see, each side has a set of unique powers and abilities that you can purchase using your experience points. And many of those abilities will feature enhancements, but will require you to have achieved a certain Karmic state.

Now, to delve more into the action, inFamous plays a lot like other third-person games do, but instead of guns you're using powerful blasts of electricity. You can either shoot electricity using the over-the-shoulder camera, send out powerful shockwaves that are strong enough to repel massive fireballs and various other attacks, for example, among other attacks, melee included. Your fighting style will also differ, depending on your karma level, with good and evil featuring two different styles: aggressive for evil, and defensive for good. But don't get that classification wrong, because Cole is damn powerful in either form, and you'll have anywhere in the neighborhood of 70 different powers at your disposal.

When battling the standard enemies, gameplay feels straightforward, although for some odd reason is just short of feeling amazing. On the smaller enemies you'll primarily use your standard electrical attack, where as boss fights will require the combined use of a number of different powers, which makes them more interesting. I honestly can't quite put my finger on what makes fighting the enemies feel a little bit hollow, because I do enjoy zapping a horde of Reapers, as I'll often go out of my way to hunt packs of them. Maybe it's a slight lack of feedback? Because when I'm really far from an enemy I can't always tell when I've successfully hit him, or when I've missed.

My small quibble aside, I noticed that there is a solid amount of strategy required behind every fight I engage in. Seeing as how enemies are never alone, jumping into a crowd of them is never a good idea and will result in death. Instead, you'll have to utilize your ability to scale the environment and use leverage as your advantage. But don't think for one second that the A.I. is dumb, because most of them actually hang out on roof tops, as well, so when you're climbing a building, make sure it's taller than the ones they're on. Furthermore, use the environment to your advantage, so if you see an enemy nearby a car shoot the car until it explodes. And if you see an enemy hiding behind a machine gun turret mounted on a truck, shoot to blow the truck up. I really have to give Sucker Punch credit with the A.I., they're extremely smart.

Gameplay is definitely solid here, as the game mixes elements of Grand Theft Auto with elements from other third-person shooters. The game world is huge, and scaling buildings is a ton of fun, especially when you're jumping from one to the next. Mission variety is good too, and the game has a tendency to really suck you in for hours. I do feel like the controls could've been a bit tighter, and the feedback in action could also be a bit more pronounced. Other than that, this is a very fine playing game.

Visually, inFamous is a good looking game with a large playground to explore, but it isn't the most gorgeous title out there. For starters, character detail is a bit weak in some spots, as you'll notice even the main characters sport sloppy textures, diminishing their level of quality. On the other hand, as I've already said, the game world is huge, and seeing as how there is barely a sign of any pop-up or draw-in and the fact that the engine is rendering everything so seamlessly is impressive. There are some framerate hiccups occasionally, but they aren't very common and almost never get in the way of the game. Lastly, texture detail is nice, but again, not great considering the size of the game. What I do find very impressive is how interactive the world is, and how virtually everything around you has a purpose of some sort - be it something you can grab while you're climbing a building, or an electrical object that can recharge Cole's power.

Voice acting is heavy in the game, as you'd expect, and thankfully, it's pretty good. The voiceover for Cole has a deep and gruff voice which suits the character, even if he does sound a bit like Solid Snake. There isn't any blaring music (although there is a decent soundtrack), so what you hear in the game is the sound of a community. Sound effects are pretty solid, as explosions, crashes, and other sounds that go 'boom' sound terrific. Although I must complain about the slightly muffled cut-scene audio, as the voice acting sounds noticeably different between in-game and the game's comic book-esque cut-scenes.

All in all, inFamous is well worth the wait and well worth your cash. It's yet another fantastic exclusive to add to Sony's never ending list, and it's also yet another great action game to add to yours. inFamous plays extremely well, and has an unusually fun character to it, on top of an addictive one. It boasts a massive game world that you can scale fully and interact with extensively, on top of a game engine that makes it all happen with minimal issues. You've waited for a while now, and you should be happy to know this is a great game.

5/22/2009 Arnold Katayev

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Comments (96 posts)

Oyashiro
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:04:21 AM
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Great Review! I played the demo today and it was awesome! Can't wait till the full copy is in my hands!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:05:59 PM

Good to see ya around the forums Oyashiru

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Oyashiro
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:23:54 PM

Yeah I decided to register ^_^

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YesterdysRising
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:09:40 AM
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I also played the demo today and it's great! I'll be sure to play this one a ton on Tuesday. Plus the Uncharted 2 beta code makes this game even better :)

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Alienange
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:13:07 AM
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Sounds good.

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vicious54
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:14:43 AM
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I'm with you guys, I love the demo. Can't wait for Tuesday night!

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OriginalSin
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:16:59 AM
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Sweet. inFamous is next on my list. Just waiting till I get my hands on it....

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vicious54
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:17:15 AM
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I wonder if they will do a prototype demo as well. I wonder if it will be as fun as infamous, prototype looks more like crackdown.

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Oyashiro
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:33:44 AM

I don't know... They haven't said anything regarding a Demo for Prototype as far as I know, and the game isn't to far off.

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BigTonesAUS
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:52:40 AM
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Cool, i'll have a crack at the demo tonight but it seems like this is definitly one to grab a copy of.

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Oxvial
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 2:02:45 AM
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Played the demo and well I found it solid but it lacks something I still don't know why but I wasn't able to enjoy it perhaps like AC this isn't my type of game.

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Deleted User
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:44:31 PM

Same thoughts here.

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Random_Steve
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 2:04:43 AM
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my vros preordered it, but i can't play until he's had a go and he's only gonna go on it after his AS levels. o well, i can wait

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Scarecrow
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 2:35:50 AM
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Greatest Hit!

This game is beautiful, almost like a good 'ol Super Nintendo game, in next-gen greatness!

So looking forward to immersing myself in the infamous world of inFamous

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Juanalf
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 4:52:48 PM

Yeah for some reason my first time playing it, it felt classic and original like playing in the good old days.This is a definite must buy title for the PS3.

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kratos17
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:38:23 PM

one thing about the good old days is that.........

THERE WAS NO CONSOLE WARS!!!!!!!!!


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Reccaman18
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 10:57:55 PM

Kratos17, there has always been a console war. Remember Sega and Nintendo?

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kratos17
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 7:57:24 PM

but it was never like this

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Cpt_Geez
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 2:38:30 AM
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Yeah the demo was great, II have this game paid off so imma be zapping some reapers on tuesday. Hopefully we get a prototype demo im, almost through paying off that game too.

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Qubex
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 4:21:22 AM
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I'll have a crack at it in the next 2 hours... will be on the bus home and then I will download the demo to get some inFamous play time :)

Q!

"i am home"

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kratos17
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:50:43 PM

infamous is an ingenious creation

this is the best action/platforming game that i have played on ps3 so far
and i only played the demo

anyone that doesnt like it are people that dont like platforming

and the difference between infamous and prototype is that infamous has a deeper story and prototype is pure destruction, much like hulk ultimate destruction

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GuernicaReborn
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 11:45:59 PM

1. There are no serious, gameplay-hindering problems. That would make this a pretty good piece of software.

2. A piece of crap is brown and smelly. inFamous is a PS3 game on a Blu-ray disk. WTF kind of craps do you take.

3. If you are an anesthetic RN with a PhD, you must have failed pretty hard somewhere because you only need a 2 year degree to be an RN. Underachieving much?

4. Keep calling everyone 12 years old all you want, yours were the most immature comments. Any mature person would have commented something like: I wasn't a fan of the demo... the fighting mechanics weren't to my liking... I'll pass on this one.

5. You are a dick. Don't worry, it takes dickheads years before they realize that a dick is stapled to their forehead. Once you realize your shortcomings, recovery can start.

6. Why are you so fixated on everyone here being 12 anyway? Pedophile much?

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b3mike
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 4:45:29 AM
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The demo was great, I just wish I wasnt so poor right now =(

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Lord carlos
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:37:14 AM

me too,wanna do a bank heist?

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Banky A
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:12:22 AM

*And this my friends, is the typical story of the infamous 'Bank robber'*

-The tale of two gamers short on cash

;)

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coverton341
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:26:57 AM

Add a third to that

I'm in WooHoo!!!!!

Now we just need a monkey to drive the van

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Lord carlos
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:41:15 AM

dibs on crowd control,and no shooting each other like in that batman flick!!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:53:09 AM

Nah, lets just knock over a liquor store.

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Sir Shak
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:14:34 PM

I'm in !

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CH1N00K
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:25:51 PM

This late breaking news just in! A small group of would be robbers where arrested today trying to rob a bank. They had actually succeeded in robbing the bank but then instead of running they were arrested while huddling around the ATM. When asked why they stopped there, one replied, "We thought it was a demo for a new video game and were trying to figure out how to play it." A monkey sitting in an unmarked van in front of the bank was also taken into custody.

Stay tuned for more info...

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fstop
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 2:11:55 PM

I'm in on this one too. I will even be a decoy and lead the cops elsewhere. They have PS3's in prison right?
I can see the cops now:
"You wanna rob a bank for a video game?"
-"Yes sir."
*WHACK* (game box imprint on head)
"Now you can play for life! In prison!"
-"Thank you sir. That's what I wanted sir."

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Juanalf
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 5:32:05 PM

Lol..What are you people saying:D

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Deadman
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 6:01:52 PM

My mom got me a $50 Best Buy gift card for my B-Day Friday I was in on the hiest till then I gots the other $10 plus tax it will be mine Tmorrow. Played the demo out Iv never been this preparred for any game.

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Jizmack
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:00:42 AM
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ufc the only good game on the x box nowadays?

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kratos17
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:56:51 PM

dont forget about the new dead rising game coming in the near future.

oh, wait a minute that game is now multiplatform

thats one exclusive i wont have to buy on 360

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Lord carlos
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 6:26:49 AM
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Any game that allows you to shoot arcs of lighting from your fingertips is very welcome in my opinion.The demo is lots of fun,i jolted a car up into the air and when it came down it did a short roll and smuched three innocent bystanders who were watching me climb a set of traffic lights,totally awesome.
Cant wait to play the full game!!

Great review,although i think the graghics should get a 9 considering its looks nicer than any other sandbox game,now off to fry more innocent bystanders!!

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Tim Speed24
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:10:32 AM
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This game looks like Gallram fun. Shiney.

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Banky A
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:10:48 AM
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Awww 0.1 point away from a super duper 9/10.

Day of Sorrow =(

Game will still be sweeeeeeet though.

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Skatejimmy5
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:25:25 AM
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Pre-ordered the game two days ago. Can't wait to play it! :D

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Silent_J
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 9:41:53 AM
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oh man I cant wait to get home tonight to play the demo .downloaded it last night.

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ZubraZap
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 9:58:46 AM
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The demo is zip-zappin' fun! The full game may be in my home next week. Just gotta get my Summer Slaughter tix first.

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Andysw
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:03:30 AM
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8.9? You're kidding me.

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bearbobby
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:09:20 AM
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My thoughts: The demo is fun. I love the platforming aspects, scaling buildings, zooming down power lines, etc. The city looks great, but seems to be all exterior, which is fine, but would be nice to be able to run into an electronics store or something and go nuts!

It took a minute to get used to the controls as he fixes himself to objects and you have to disengage or jump to get off, but it allows you to move on a narrow object and shoot at the same time without worrying about falling off.

I dig the abilities, the grenade and shockwaves are awesome (love blowing cars and knocking dudes into the air,) I agree that the standard electric bolts are kinda lacking in "oomph" though, but from reading from the power upgrade page it seems like it gets better over time, with headshots to one baddie snaking out to hit others.

I also enjoy the karmic opportunities such as saving innocents from thugs or healing the sick, as well as restraining downed baddies vs sucking the energy from them.

Really its the combat that kinda drags it down. I wish there were less instants of being shot at by 8-10 baddies, and more up close and personal brawls. Most of the time I was being shot at from 3 directions before the red blips showed up on my radar, and they're all crack shots. I would have loved for them to mix it up a bit and have more fisticuffs for my up close and personal form of justice :)

But then this is just the demo and hopefully it's more varied down the road. But overall I'm pleased and would pick it up. I love jumping from high up and slamming down into the pavement, scattering everyone around!

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Mista
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:19:28 AM
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I traded RE5 and Fallout 3 to pay my copy off, and waiting on a few reviews on Prototype. I'll probably end up getting it when a used copy pops up. After I read Fallout DLC was PS3 bound figured might as well since I'll end up getting the GOTY version. And I can always get RE5 again... Now I'm about to check out that demo.

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Willcome2Urf
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 11:22:51 AM
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Demo was fun. I like how it "knows" your trying to jump onto a narrow platform, but I don't like how it auto-clings to every thing I come in contact with. I like jumping off the rooftops straight down into the pavement, but I got so angry watching Cole auto-cling to dumpsters or gutters at the last second.AHHH.

Anyway, more interest in Infamous than the chaos of "it's cool cause it's violent" Prototype.

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kevinater321
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 2:31:15 PM

Hold square when you jump off and it will make every thing around you explode and it doesn't auto cling to things like dumpsters or cars ;)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:06:59 PM
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Well, now all I need to do is take the plunge when it drops, I think I can justify it since my to-beat list has finally been whittled down, hmm, just for fun though I wanna scan the net for people who rag on this game for not having multiplayer.

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CH1N00K
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:28:25 PM

What?! No multiplayer? Ah this game sucks! That's it back to Fallout 3...oh wait that doesn't have multiplayer either...lol

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Sir Shak
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:17:03 PM
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Nice review Arnold .

I have kept an eye on this game since it was announced . Nice to hear it turned out well, will get this next month .

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Deleted User
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 12:56:31 PM
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Guys, when someone has a negative comment (even if it's real negative) it doesn't automatically make them a 360 Fanboy. You guys jump on anyone who doesn't think Sony's games are the greatest of all time. Relax, you're the ones coming off as fanboys when you do that.

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Dustinwp
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 3:12:23 PM

What I don't understand is if you don't care for the game, then you should have no urge to comment on the topic. Their were some games people liked that I didn't, but I feel no urge to comment on things I'm not interested in. Usually when I have no interest in something I don't care to waste my time on it at all. I think the only reason why you would leave a negative comment is in hopes of steering weak minded people into your thought process.

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Deleted User
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 3:45:05 PM

It's an opinion dude. The hell is the point of being a community if all you can do is agree?

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Dustinwp
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 4:06:31 PM

Calling something crap, because you don't like it is not a reasonable opinion, it's a unreasonable opinion or flaming comment from a fanboy. Saying it's not something your interested in or you probably won't like is a opinion. I could say I don't agree with your comment or I could say your comment was crap. Which is a reasonable opinion and which is flaming?

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BikerSaint
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 5:45:14 PM

@ Stickemup,
No, it's not that a-1 didn't like it...if you don't like the game, that all good & fine, no problem then.

But it's that F*ckng jerk-off attitude of a-1 in his post that put down everyone who like the game.
Understand now????

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kratos17
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:14:45 PM

games that you like or dislike and games that are good or bad are two completely different things

for example in my opinon:
like-prince of persia
dislike-valkiria chronicles (sorry if not spelled correctly)
good-uncharted
bad-beast rider

everyone has there type of game that are appealing to them, valkiria is
a strategy/rpg game, i wont like it because i dont play strategy games, but it is still a solid title for those type of gamers

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kevinater321
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 2:35:05 PM

You dont like RPG's! ugghhh your thoughts are crap and you no nothing! go die! F*ck you! now i can't even stand you! .........................Jokes man

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Masry_XI
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 1:21:57 PM
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i dont know why this game is a big deal for everyone it looks kind of not soo good to me.
its nothing compared to metal gear or resident evil so relax.

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Dustinwp
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 3:35:36 PM

That's right, because if it doesn't have MGS4 caliber graphics it must not be fun to play.
DUH!

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Oxvial
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 4:57:12 PM

well Resident Evil 5 was a let down .

I find more fun to play RE 4 on my wii.

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Juanalf
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 5:07:10 PM

It's a big deal b/c most who have played have loved it.What does MGS and RE have to do with anything?.I have MGS4 and RE5 and I will be day one at Best Buy to pick up inFamous cause Is F***ing hot.If you don't like it just move on.

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kratos17
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 7:17:49 PM

you dont like it because you most likely dont play platforming games

and those two games are entirely different from infamous

all people have their preferences including you and me

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Dehshizknight
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 3:13:05 PM
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Tuesday cannot come soon enough...

I'm pretty stoked for this game!

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tes37
Friday, May 22, 2009 @ 9:49:50 PM
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I finally got to play the demo, and I'm not disappointed at all. Very glad I preordered. Can't wait til tuesday.

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Nerull
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 2:21:29 AM
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Played the demo lasnight. I liked it quite a bit though hopefully this certain something it lacks will be found in the full version. The controls seem pretty retarded though, I hope the rest of the buttons gain uses in the full game cuz otherwise why the hell would we need modifier buttons? RE 5 takes the gold in the special control olympics tho, I could barely design a worse scheme if I tried, and the altrernate schemes are all just as bad.

But enough of that, the question on my mind is obvious to anyone who makes note of me.
It's got no music? So surely the devs wouldn't be too lazy to add custom soundtracks, but then there's hardly any ps3 games with it and they ALL should have had it from the beginning, ps3 is the one with the standard HD yet it's horribly downplayed.
So Ben or anyone, what's the word on soundtracks? If it's yet another game lacking it I'll be in much less of a rush to grab this, I'll still get it but I might wait and see if I can get it cheaper.

PS it's prolly better to not feed the trolls, isn't the point of their misguided lashing out for attention? Don't give it to them, they really, really aren't worth it.

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Byakko2009
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 10:07:07 AM
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Raises hand. While he was googling he should have looked up the definition of anesthetic lol. You can't BE an anesthetic lol, but you can be an anesthesiologist or an anethestist (British). My guess is, one of his parents work in a medical field. But man you should have said maybe a dentist, cause there's no way in hell I'm trusting you with anesthetics lolol.

No use telling a youngster how to recite an opinion, he's just gonna resort to calling everyone nerds. If he was really an "anesthetic" he would definitely be smarter than he's letting off. Well maybe he is an anesthetic since he's almost killed any intelligent discussion in here.

Anyways, he'll probably come back and say something along the lines of "whatever I am an anesthetic you monkey blah blah". In which case my conviction still stands: TROLL. Anyone want to place bets?

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BeezleDrop
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 12:45:06 PM
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I would like to place a bet on the fact that this game kicks serious booty and is a very refreshing release for anyones PS3 library. The right people know how epic this game is and thats all that matters. Prototype is it's own game and will more than likely get the same range of scores.

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Juanalf
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 8:28:33 PM
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People don't reply to a1 he's starving for attention.Just ignore him and what ever trash be posts b/c he's just wasting our time.

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King James
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 9:40:53 PM
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I'm glad to see that the reviews for inFamous are strong across the board. IGN's review came 1st and was high. But that guy at IGN loves games like that. So to see other reviews give high scores, is refreshing. I didn't know what to expect from this game when it was 1st announced. Another great exclusive for the PS3.

Consider it copped.

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BikerSaint
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @ 10:01:26 PM
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@Stickemup,
"GOOD to know,...now I won't get writer's cramp from having to add you to my fan club.

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a1_
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 12:46:08 AM
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a registered nurse that assists an anesthesiologist is an anesthetic RN. dumb ass.

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Masry_XI
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 11:58:20 AM
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whats up with u guys , all i said was that i dont like the game, comments are to say ur opinion , and dont expect everyone to write that the game is the best game ever.
because its not atleast its not to me.

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Byakko2009
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 12:47:51 PM

I got no problem with what you said personally, but when you compared it to RE5 and MGS, you lost a lot of points. By your logic, you're saying games have to be of RE and MGS caliber to be relevant, which sounds ignorant. I'm not saying you're not entitled to your opinion, but it came out wrong is all. I'm not excited either, but I leave it at that, it'd be ignorant if I said it sucks because it doesn't mirror my other favorite games. Understand?

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Oxvial
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 7:46:54 PM

Yeah a1 go and cry into marsy shoulders cuz he understand you XD.

you two you know what? the game doesn't appeal me too and I said too.. but you see people doing the same to me like you two?

that's cuz you two are like teeny brats just throwing s*** in the net.

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Byakko2009
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 11:47:03 PM

Ah masry made an honest mistake really. Youngsters do that often on the net (no offense masry). But A1? Yeah he's not even relevant anymore. So let's only say A1 when it pertains to steak sauce. :)

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Masry_XI
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 1:13:10 PM
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yea i never said it sucked and am just saying that u guys should get used to that not everyone will have the same opinion as yours , which should be ok , cause people are different and u should be ok with that.
my favourite game is re and when it got -ve comments i didnt act as a fanboy and attacked everyone with a comment , i just understood that it may not appeal to others like it did to me, and am saying u should do the same , not attack every person with a -ve comment.

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Oyashiro
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 1:43:26 AM

Don't worry, your original comment was fine. You stated your opinion without insulting anyone else's. Unlike A1...

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BikerSaint
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 3:39:22 PM

@Masry,
It's OK not to like a game, but you really need to go back & re-read a-1's way of commenting.

It's not OK to act the ass, & try to belittle other's because they liked a game.

Geez, maybe when you understand that, you WON'T be one of the only 2 sole members in a-1's fan club. And until then, you can't seriously expect anyone not to show any backlash to towards comments like that.

I hope you're not so thick-headed & brilliantly misguided as the other two are, and that you can finally understand the rest of us now.

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bigrailer19
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 5:43:24 PM
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its good to hear considering you guys had said you wernt impressed with it awhile back!

That means it must had done a few things right to get a score like that! nice!

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ArnoldK PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @ 6:10:28 PM

Yeah, I personally the thought the early build wasn't a good indication of the game. It was chopped into 'stages', so not being able to explore and have freedom bothered me. Obviously, I knew such would not be the case with the final game.

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xnonsuchx
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 5:12:55 AM
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OK, I'm believing the new 'slim' PS3 now. Anyone notice the inFAMOUS TV ad says, "Only on PS3" instead of "Only on PlayStation 3"???

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Wage SLAVES
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 5:44:52 AM

I don't get the clandestine nature of the ad...it is just Play Station 3 abbreviated.

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xnonsuchx
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 4:38:09 PM

They had never abbreviated it to just "PS3" in an ad before (to my recollection), though, which I found slightly interesting.

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CH1N00K
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 8:17:41 AM
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So I was messing around with the demo over the weekend. After a few rounds through, I think I'll be saying that I'll probably keep this one as a renter unless the finished game is a lot more polished.

It was a fun game but I found the issues with the climbing and sticking to the buildings to be a little aggravating at times. My guy always seemed to go in the opposite direction I wanted him too. As average as the entire gameplay was in Assasin's Creed, I think the climbing feature felt a little better than the inFamous demo did.

However I still had fun with the game, and though I think this one is a rental this time around, I feel that if Sucker Punch does a second one, we'll see something with a little more substance to it. That being said, I believe Arnold's review was based on the full game instead of just the demo, so he may know something more about it then we do.

If I were to rate the demo..I would have given it between a 7-8, It needs some work but all in all it's still a fun game game that you've come to expect from the Hero type third person games (Iron man, incredible hulk, X-men...etc.) Spending more time with the full game may change my mind, but again, this will probably be a renter for me before I buy.

As for A1, are you really surprised that people attacked you for your original post? I don't know if you're trolling or not, but can you please reconsider rewording your comments to something more civilized. Someone with a Phd should be able to string together words better then "this game sucks, jesus christ are you serious" In one sentence you've insulted everyone that liked the game not to mention the reviewer...and you wonder why everyone is being aggressive towards you.

I would suggest you consider this next time you post a comment, or you will find that you won't be around for long to comment more. Everyone here is open to new people coming in and leaving comments and debating games. But debating and flaming are too very different animals.



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tes37
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 12:15:16 PM
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I didn't have a problem with Cole sticking to everything because the circle button releases your grip. The only thing I didn't like was I was using powers the demo didn't say I had, so I couldn't figure out how I pulled this massive electrical blast from the sky as big around as a telephone pole. It was sweet though.

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Masry_XI
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 4:44:17 PM
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@bikersaint
u do know its just a game right.
its just a game guys , games are for fun not for arguing again and again about if they are good or bad.
whoever likes the game enjoy it
whoever doesnt like the game wait for another game u like to come up.
this is my final comment about this topic cause its getting rediculous how people react. so
play more talk less and have fun.

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Oxvial
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 10:03:04 PM

Dude LOL!!! you are arguing too!!! and to be honest I don't see nothing bad just don't insult the other members .

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BikerSaint
Monday, May 25, 2009 @ 8:39:37 PM
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You still don't seem to get it, it's not about the game at all. In fact, f*ck whether I like the game or not, for a minute

"IT'S ALL ABOUT a-1's ASSININE COMMENTS TOWARDS OTHERS, DO YOU FINALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT I'VE SAYING YET?????

Now, after my numerous posts stating over & over this same exact thing, I can't understand what part of what I've been constanly saying, that you still don't seem to fathom???

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whooka
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 @ 7:51:44 AM
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Played the demo a bit this weekend. Is it just me or is the framerate really choppy in parts? didn't expect to encounter that since this was designed specifically for the ps3.

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whooka
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 @ 7:51:44 AM
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Played the demo a bit this weekend. Is it just me or is the framerate really choppy in parts? didn't expect to encounter that since this was designed specifically for the ps3.

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PaiNT_kinG
Saturday, May 30, 2009 @ 10:27:24 AM
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didn't like the demo,this was another Haze in the making for ME,sorry Sony

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IonHawk
Sunday, May 31, 2009 @ 9:35:02 PM
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I'm around 37% complete (100% of neon and a bit into the warren), and this is def. one of the most fun games I've played. It's kinda like Spidey:Web of shadows except waay more polished and with a better story and voice acting.
It is similar to Assassins creed in a way, and the missions are def. repetitive, but just like AC when the missions themselves are soo much fun, you just don't mind repeating them. Seriously, I could spend the whole day just grinding on rails. Medium difficulty is just about the right amount of challenge also.
The only bad things I've to say about the game is that it has froze on me about 3 times so far and I had to reboot the PS3 to fix it, plus some of the framerate issues that Arnold and others have mentioned, but as of now the good far outweighs the bad.
All in all, glad I pre-ordered it - I've been playing it all weekend and couldn't be happier. Great job, Sucker Punch and Sony!

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Krispy
Thursday, June 04, 2009 @ 2:56:52 PM
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i bought this game and i love it its really a good change from the shooters that there mass producing lately. i really love the karma idea it goes well with this sort of game.

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LowKii
Saturday, June 06, 2009 @ 5:29:37 PM
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I looooved this game, I had it at 9:55 am on the day it released lol, I have run into some pretty bad bugs ingame though but other than that the game was Awesome.

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Zubs
Thursday, June 18, 2009 @ 3:26:25 AM
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This game makes Prototype look like a PS2 game!

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CrazyIrishBoy
Thursday, June 18, 2009 @ 8:28:38 AM
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Ive only played the demo but it to me it seems, you have climbed one building, you have climbed em all... is the rest of the game like that, doubt ill buy it if so.

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Pyramid
Friday, July 15, 2011 @ 8:35:23 AM
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Im writing this after 2 years so maybe nobody gonna read this but i play this game now its was free. I sincerily like it. The AI of the enemy is one of the best ever.By now not free anymore i think u can find it for under $15. Looking now to play part 2.

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