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inFamous: Second Son Review

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Graphics:

 

9.2

Gameplay:

 

8.6

Sound:

 

8.5

Control:

 

8.9

Replay Value:

 

8.7

Overall Rating:       8.8

 

 

Online Gameplay:

Not Rated

Publisher:

SCEA

Developer:

Sucker Punch

Number Of Players:

1

Genre:

Action

Release Date:

March 21, 2014

There are times when I wish I could simply issue a one-word review. In the case of inFamous: Second Son, that word is obvious from the get-go; it’s a word that permeates every last nook and cranny of the game, every particle effect of every prodigious power, and every step your character takes. It’s a word fans of the series know well because above all else, inFamous is – and hopefully will always be – fun. Yeah, I can’t stand the main character. The story has too many predictable “oppression of a certain group” clichés. But you know what I’m very often doing when playing?

Smiling.

Part of the reason for that smile is the splendid environment, which, despite being too dark and foreboding for my tastes, is beautifully constructed and immensely immersive. The city of Seattle is brimming with activity and atmosphere, two traits that make any virtual world well worth visiting. Second Son is indeed a great example of what the PlayStation 4 is capable of, especially in regards to performance. This is a game that runs perfectly nearly one hundred percent of the time, and you can tell Sucker Punch took advantage of the PS4’s power. From the fantastic character design to the meticulous detail seen in our surroundings, this is a graphical tour de force.

The sound isn’t quite as impressive, just because I sense some minor technical difficulties. The balancing is off (again, something I continue to complain about with next-gen software) and the soundtrack, while quite fitting, could’ve been even more insistent than it is. That being said, there’s no denying the extremely high quality of every audio aspect, from the effects to the music to the voice performances. The latter really are great, as top-notch performances from accomplished actors like Troy Baker (Joel, The Last Of Us) add style and professionalism to the narrative.

Mutants are being hunted because everyone is afraid of their capabilities. This very “X-Men”-like premise places the protagonist, a conduit named Delsin Rowe, in the midst of an ongoing manhunt. After all, he can absorb the powers of others so he’s automatically a societal pariah. Unfortunately, the military presence and fascist regime in the city of Seattle creates an oppressive environment. And why should Delsin fight to protect those who despise him? Why not just exact revenge against an intolerant government? You could be the bigger man and fight for virtue and goodness, I suppose, but…

The moral choices you’re allowed to make in the game aren’t developed enough, but then again, I expected that. If you go too far down that path, the fun factor quickly begins to diminish. Besides, the game is designed in a way that makes you more interested in taking out baddies at every turn, as opposed to chipping away at the deeply entrenched problems in the city. The only small downside is that early on, the pacing seems off, as you have to watch a series of cut-scenes that actually detract from our enjoyment. See, I love cut-scenes; always have. I always defend them. But in certain cases, they just feel superfluous.

And I’m not saying these cut-scenes were useless, because they really did establish the fiction and back story for the game. However, it seems like Sucker Punch started down a more story-heavy road at the start of development, and then ultimately decided to let the open-world aspect dominate. Maybe that’s why the pacing seems screwy at first. Either way, once you’ve worked your way past the first few hours, and you find the sprawling, heavily compromised city of Seattle at your feet, it’s time to employ those very special abilities in the destruction of those who wish to stop you. Delsin’s awesome powers are tons ‘o fun to use!

The best part is that Sucker Punch’s talented team always gives you ample opportunity to experiment with your new-found abilities. If you’re observant and you approach battles with some tact, you’ll notice that many of your enemies are advantageously placed…advantageous, I mean, for you. As the environment is more destructible than ever, you can often use your surroundings to great effect. It takes some of the strain off you in terms of survival, and adds a sense of dynamic action to the game. You’re not merely looking to directly eliminate your foes; you’re also seeking ways to indirectly take ‘em out.

I’m still not sure if I like the new way of handling health. Like so many other games these days, you can restore lost health simply by steering clear of damage. In past inFamous games, you needed to draw power (aka health) from the environment in order to stay alive. Removing that mechanic in favor of the more popular health method makes some sense, but I think I preferred the old way. In the latter instance, you tend to approach situations with a bit more caution, and you’re always examining your surroundings for structures that will restore your health. This new mechanic just means you can throw caution to the wind more often.

Even so, you still have to be careful. A modern-day superhero you may be, but your enemies have plenty of firepower. So, I don’t mean to imply that Second Son is easier, per se. It can feel a little on the light side, though, just because those moral choices we have to make aren’t all that compelling. It’s not difficult to see what’s “good” and “evil,” and the decision basically relies upon your mood: If you want to be good, you need to break out the smoke handcuffs for your foes; if you want to go nuts, just clear out everything in sight. However, you have to do it as quickly as possible so as to keep your multiplier up.

I’m not the biggest fan of the multiplier idea, either. Such a mechanic is simply designed to speed up the pace of the game and with inFamous, that’s just not necessary. With such a frenetic style of gameplay, things go plenty fast enough. But you always feel as if you’re in complete and total control, and besting your enemies just takes a bit of coordination and concentration. The combat is absolutely superb and given the stellar atmosphere, you’re always ready and willing to throw down. It’s one of those games that’s just so difficult to stop playing, especially when you start to earn some of the heavier powers. The bottom line is that fighting is always thrilling, and it never loses its heady appeal.

Sucker Punch does employ some alternative control mechanics via motion sensing (spreading graffiti on buildings) and the Dual Shock 4 touch pad (swipe to open a door, for example). The good news is that none of this feels gimmicky or tacked-on, and each mechanic is implemented quite well. I never had a problem with the control, which is always quick and responsive overall. If you’re stuck in a tight situation, you can always count on your simple mastery of the controls; it’s easy to learn, relatively easy to execute, but sometimes challenging to succeed on every possible level. In short, it feels like just the right amount of difficulty blended with player empowerment.

inFamous: Second Son is a blast. It shoots from the hip and revels in its spontaneous, visceral display of power vs. power. Like I said, I’m not a fan of the annoying protagonist and the story could’ve been better, but the gameplay keeps you coming back for more. You’re always riveted to the action and you never feel shortchanged or stymied. The environment welcomes your insanity and the game rewards those who love to play games with reckless abandon. At the same time, it also rewards the virtuous and tactful, just in a different way. Result: If you’re not having any fun with this game, I’m not sure you like video games.

The Good: Extremely immersive, highly detailed atmosphere. Great voice performances. Combat is accessible and hugely entertaining. Control is rock solid, and that includes alternative control. Challenge and balance is just about right. Fun factor is through the roof.

The Bad: Irritating protagonist. Morality decisions are simplistic. Didn’t need multipliers.

The Ugly: “It’s just too gleeful to be ugly.”

3/25/2014 Ben Dutka

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Comments (60 posts)

xnonsuchx
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 10:45:37 PM
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You can skip all the irritating cutscenes, right?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 10:49:05 PM
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Mostly agreed, Delsin is crap, sadly everything surrounding the gameplay is geared toward 13 year olds, and that kind of brought me down. I was expecting something more. I think it is more juvenile than Cole's adventure, and I can't figure out why they did that. Maybe to broaden the base to the idiots for massive sales?

That said, Orbital Drop is truly epic.

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:01:26 PM

I've put 40hrs into FFX and that's including being gone this weekend. Who has time for PS4?!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:18:42 PM

Not me apparently, I couldn't play much because getting back to FFX was all I could think of.

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LimitedVertigo
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:21:31 AM

I just spent 2hrs getting my butt kicked by dark Aeons. I see myself putting 200hrs into just X!

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 6:10:37 AM

Haha, Now you see what I mean by the wrath of the Dark Aeons! They're a complete game changer taking grinding to the next level... Just you wait to Dark Yojimbo...

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:15:53 AM

I just hope the Dark Aeons are worth it. You get them if you beat them, right?

I've always hated the Magus Sisters... And I remember thinking how much it sucked that US gamers didn't get the Dark Aeons when FFX came out. :(

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:35:12 PM

No you do not obtain them for defeating them, you normal Aeons are not upgraded either. But I never really considered the option. It does offer some of the series toughest fights though, easily as Iconic as VII's Emerald & Ruby Weapon. Wasn't the Ultimate boss in the US version of FFX Nemesis in the monster arena?... That is nothing in comparison to the Dark Aeons. You'll have to readjust your whole sphere-grid to max stats to really take them on

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:22:49 PM

That's the other thing: I thought I HAD maxed my stats way back in 2001 but I could never come close to beating Nemesis. It was weird, because I always beat all the alternate bosses in all Final Fantasies; prior to FFX, I had taken down Ruby and Emerald in FFVII, Omega in FFVIII, and Ozma in FFIX.

If you've done everything on the Sphere Grid, how can you possibly increase your stats any further?

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:49:34 PM

Ah, that what brigns the grinding to another level. You have to erase prior, weaker nodes and replace them with stronger ones you earn by beating the toughest monsters at the Monster Arena, it turns into a tremendous grind fest.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 4:31:11 PM

Holy cow guys, I don't think I can do all that!

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 8:16:39 PM

Oh Good God...yeah, not sure I have time for that.

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Lawless SXE
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:10:50 PM
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Glad to know that 'fun' is still a core tenet in this game. My #1 reason to get a PS4 right here, but I'm still gonna wait.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:19:41 PM

Probably wise, there isn't much next gen about this game. I think I might have scored it a bit lower than Ben.

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Cesar_ser_4
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:33:31 AM

And by "next-gen" you were expecting...

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Lawless SXE
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 2:13:47 AM

I'd like an answer to Cesar's question...

I mean, what in blazes is "next-gen" gaming in the eyes of those with the PS4 that are talking about none of the experiences matching up to their expectations?

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matt99
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:35:22 AM

There is a lot that is next-gen about this game.

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Fabi
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:50:52 PM

I already loved the game while playing with the first two powers... then I got the third and holy s*it... I can't remember the last time I had so much fun playing a game.


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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:55:29 PM

I think of next gen as that extra level of detail that improves the gaming experience. If all the same gameplay, storytelling, audio, and control growing pains that existed last gen are still there then it's like "been here before".

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Cabalavatar1
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:20:35 PM
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I didn't find Delsin annoying. I don't even like this type of person, in real life, but he's funny and gritty.

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Xombito
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 4:38:06 AM

I'm in the camp that Delsin is a likable character. Much more charismatic than Cole. Playing hero he does nothing to make you hate him in my opinion. But yes fun game. I just wish it lasted a bit longer.

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Oxvial
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:24:47 PM
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Irritating protagonist? well I'm gonna do the evil/ruthless path in order to fit more that, hehehe still not sure if buy a PS4 in two months or December but this it's one of the games I'm gonna buy with it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:26:34 PM

I might restart and be evil, I always HAVE to be the hero, but this kid is such a douche I might have to Break Bad to even things up.

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Oxvial
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:24:08 AM

Hahahahaha well kinda sucks because Cole was entertaining as hero and villain, but I'm sure this not gonna ruin the game for me.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 11:29:45 PM
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I wanted to do a co-review of this but sorry folks, I gotta review Witch and Hundred Knight plus great games to play just for fun (FFX HD) and I gotta write a massive project proposal due thursday, so I couldn't weigh in.

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LimitedVertigo
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:22:07 AM

Those that down-voted you should die in a lake of fire.

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cLoudou
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:00:49 AM

Go purify yourself in the Waters of Lake Minnetonka, LV

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Beamboom
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 7:51:55 AM

Is that a Purple Rain reference I see there, cLoudou?

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Underdog15
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 9:15:04 AM

LV's comments are my favorite. They seem pure enough to me, Cloudou! :D

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:00:04 PM

They think that because of some criticism I'm saying it's not a good game, not true, when I have time I intend to enjoy it thoroughly but FFX is taking up my time now nad Second Son just happened to miss a lot of opportunities to be better, which is why it isn't a 9.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 5:31:55 PM

I've been to Lake Minnetonka many times for partying, good place to purify your feet.

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cLoudou
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:01:44 AM
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Put a few hours Into it so far, yeah it's fun.

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Akuma07
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:51:37 AM
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Can't stand Delsin? What is wrong with him? I thought he was awesome, MUCH more interesting to play then Cole. I mean I can't think at all why you guys don't like Delsin. Honestly.

I loved the game, I can't wait to restart and finish the game on the evil route.

The ending was a bit of an anti-climax, and I was expecting more then 4 powers, but that's okay.

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Lone Wanderer
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 2:20:59 AM
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Literally just beat the game about 20 minutes ago! Excellent game, great story! My only complaint is the sometimes cringe worthy dialogue and the pedestrians should look alot better on next gen in terms of graphic quality and animation.
Onward and upword now to another game. Just downloaded Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 revelations dlc to go to an already great game.

Anyone from here-I didnt think Castle...
Me-I didnt ask and dont care"

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Shauneepeak
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 2:36:43 AM

Might want to pop Second Son back in once a week for the next two months for the Paper Trail side story it seems interesting, you might have to link your PSN account for it to show up in game though.

The person you're chasing in the missions has like Origami paper powers and seems super cool.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:57:39 PM

Do I have to do crap online for Paper Trail?

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Akuma07
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 10:09:44 PM

Yes.

With Paper Trail, you do the first mission, which isn't long, then you need to create a "Paper Trail account" on the infamous paper trail website. At the end of the mission you collect some clues, and those clues are uploaded onto your Paper Trail account, which you have to go look at them.

a new mission will unlock every week, with the full Paper Trail DLC taking 6 weeks to fully unlock.

I like the idea, but the Paper Trail website wouldn't let me sign in on my mobile device, and you can't view any of the Clues with a smartphone, you need a PC or tablet. So that was annoying.

I just can't wait to try out those Paper powers!!!

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Shauneepeak
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 2:32:03 AM
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XD You gave the game the exact score I did! I honestly liked Delsin he was decent in my book and fit the rebellious young 20 something image.

Where I took points off was I felt the story seemed rushed none of the characters were really given time to develop or grow on us the player, and I also didn't really like the whole single big bad villain idea when in Infamous 1 and 2 yes there was a much larger threat in both games but there were also smaller villains who were all interesting and increased the size of the game by including them.

I 100% my good playthrough and even with the audio-logs we don't learn very much.

Aside from the story which was still fine just not as great as I was expecting I encountered a few minor glitches such as clipping, getting stuck on the side of a building for a second(had this happen quite a few time), spray paint art already being shown completed before I finished painting.
Then the biggest one I actually had a mission totally break on me and was unable to complete but luckily this was fixed with a quick reload of the game.

But even with these complaints I still thought the game was SUPER FUN and greatly enjoyed playing.

Also Ben question for you not sure if you timed your playthrough but how quickly did you complete the game?
I finished the game on expert difficulty in two play sessions finishing the story with 89% and ended my second session with 95% called it a night then wrapped up the remaining 5% the next day in probably an hour.
The game just felt really short to me and when I went to check my playtime on my save I was annoyed to see that the game does not list it.

I feel like my evil playthrough of Infamous 1, without doing any of the side objectives that were possible on the Good playthrough, was longer than 100%ing my Good playthrough of Second Son.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 4:08:06 AM
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They removed the mechanics where you needed to draw health from the environment? Wow... That's a huge surprise. WTF did they do that for? That was such a genius feature!

To be frank I've never liked the protagonist in the Infamous games so that's really not a game-changer for me. But it is unfortunate when a franchise is dumbed down to appear more like any other game out there. Real disappointing.

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Lawless SXE
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 5:25:24 AM

^This. Forgot to mention it above, but it really is a bizarre decision that such a unique (speaking comparatively against most new games these days) feature was jettisoned in favour of auto-regen. Sad sad.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:05:42 AM

I haven't played it yet but maybe his powers don't offer a way to regenerate health through the environment. Could be that simple. I don't know...

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:17:13 AM

Yeah, I don't really like it, either.

But the reason I said I was on the fence is because considering the game's design and structure, it does make more sense than the previous method. Everything is so fluid and fast that stopping to try to heal yourself might put a crimp in the flow.

The previous method was more impressive just from a gameplay standpoint, though.

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sawao_yamanaka
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:33:44 AM

The last infamous games had auto regen as well if you stayed away from a firefight. Nothing was changed, the same applies here. You can get health from the environment, I do it all the time.

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matt99
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:36:43 AM

Ya you can still get health from the environment but it will also auto regenerate after a bit too.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:58:49 PM

Smoke is harder to find than electricity so it does kinda make sense.

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Akuma07
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 10:15:13 PM

yeah Beam, auto-regen and health from environment are both implemented.

Auto-regen takes a little while, and honestly it is much easier to just draw a power to get more health.

I HAD to do that during my battles with Augustine on expert. She was too full on to just walk around waiting for auto-regen.

The only part I don't like about health, is that there is no way to tell how much you have, like you get shot at repeatedly then the screen goes black and white, then stays that way until you die.

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Beamboom
Thursday, March 27, 2014 @ 5:55:57 AM

So it's still there? Or different? Or... what? I'm confused.

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___________
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 4:55:05 AM
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thing thats really destroyed this game is it feels rushed like hell!
its so freaking buggy, ive lost count the amount of times ive hit invisable brick walls trying to climb buildings, ive lost count the amount of times ive jumped onto something and the animation goes all stiff and you slide off, ive lost count the amount of times ive clipped into objects, and ive lost count the amount of times ive fallen through the world to my death!
oh and a few times ive had random deaths, like one of the missions you have to swipe the touchpad to open a portable toilet and as soon as i did that i died for absolutely no reason.
happened a few times bashing those DUP panels to destroy the trucks too.
no death screen, no death music, just a quick black screen then the game reloads the mission.
christ ive experienced more bugs with this than skyrim, fallout 3, fallout new vegas put together!
quite the disappointing contrast to titanfall which feels polished to within an inch of its life!

and that rushed feeling carries over to everything else too, like IGNs review noted delsins lines and actions just dont make sense as a evil playthrough.
as the hero hes ok not as good a character as cole, but a stark contrast to him as a anti hero.
the powers are just f*cked, no other way to describe them, just so anti fun and anti useful.
i honestly feel like im playing your typical mundane mindless FPS, instead of a action hero game!
its run away find cover on a rooftop and snipe enemies from there, which makes the other powers useless neons really your only choice.
your a superhero you should be kicking a$$ and taking names personally, wreaking havok, not hiding behind a air vent pleading please dont hurt me like a frigging baby!
i really miss the power tree from infamous 2 how instead of having this is the missile, this is quick fire, this is grenade, and so on.
what i loved about 2 was how they expanded on that and said ok heres your missile, but here is multiple variations and uses of it, instead of just the 1 basic use.
gone are the moral powers as well, the first 2 games had different powers whether you were good or bad.
SS, instead of building and improving on 2, its stripped everything back to its bare bones and done it in such a hurry its a freaking mess!

everything in the game just screams simplified, dumbed down, warted down to the point of non recognition, rushed, unpolished, crapola!
even the story makes absolutely no sense whatsoever and is so thin and basic its embarassing!
i really miss the amazing intricate story of the original infamous.
how the way everything was a question, and everything was slowly unfolded and revealed to you, and how cole and even zeke or other characters growed as characters over the time of the 2 games.
SS has none of that, its probably one of the worst superhero stories put together in the history of the industry!
oh, and not to mention its SERIOUSLY short!
the first 2 games took me over 10 hours to finish, but SS only lasted me 6!
is this infamous, or COD?
im really starting to wonder!
crap striped back gameplay, crap story, 6 hour length, holly crap this really is COD!

this is probably THE WORST game ive EVER played!
and whats really sad about that is i was pretty much expecting this to be a massive disappointment, but somehow it ended up being even worse than i expected!
i was expecting infamous 2, a expanded but watered down game.
i hated 2 because instead of infamous, where it did 1 thing and 1 thing almost perfectly, it did 100000 things and did them all poorly.
but whats so sh*t and disappointing about SS is it does 1 thing, but unlike infamous, and infamous 2, it does it so poorly its having me question whether a professional studio like SP created it, or a student created it for his portfolio to get into uni did it!
no, the games so poorly done and rushed it really does feel like a freaking students done this, not the work of one of the biggest best first party studios out there!
this game couldnt be any worse if its life depended on it!

and all this, on the back of what was one of my favorite new IPs of last gen!
assassins creed, dragged through the mud, a shell of its former self.
dead space, dragged through the mud, a shell of its former self.
army of two, dragged through the mud, a shell of its former self.
infamous, dragged through the mud, a shell of its former self.
hey, maybe its not such a bad thing that dantes inferno did not get a sequel!

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Underdog15
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 9:17:56 AM

You just gave me an idea for a new wallpaper that'll never sell!

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matt99
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:41:43 AM

I only read the first paragraph of your rant because I really couldn't be bothered to read the rest of your insane ramblings but I feel I should reassure those who are looking to buy this game that it does not feel rushed and it is one of the least buggy games out there right now. I haven't encountered a single one of the bugs you mention and I've beaten the game twice already.

EDIT: I read a little more of the rant and yeah, to anyone reading it don't listen to a word of it. Not a single thing mentioned is true.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:47:57 AM

My eyes just randomly landed on one sentence, "this is probably THE WORST game ive EVER played!" and I was like, "ooookies..." and proceeded further down the comments.

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CH1N00K
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 12:40:07 PM

Seeing how this seems to be your knee jerk response to most games, I've come to a couple of conclusions..

1: You suck at gaming, and should probably take up a new hobby. And even if you don't suck at games, maybe you are some online gaming god that we don't know about, but if this is your typical response, then you no longer enjoy gaming and should probably find a new hobby...

2:You seem to have rage issues and should get that looked at, it's not healthy.

That being said, I haven't gotten a PS4 yet and so obviously haven't played this game yet, but when i do, if I actually find myself agreeing with you, I will apologize profusely. and maybe see if we can get you a prescription for medical marijuana or something to help calm down your obviously crippling rage issues...

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Masszt3r
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 3:42:06 PM

Don't feed the troll!

I stopped reading this guy's mindless rants a long time ago, but just like Beam, I also happened to notice that "this is probably THE WORST game ive EVER played!" line.

This is what you can expect from a guy that constantly bashes everything Sony and yet still constantly buys its products, some on day one even.

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Akuma07
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 10:20:06 PM

Every time you redeem yourself, you immediately ruin it.

You will never cease to amaze me. To call this the worst game you have ever played and talk about all these 'bugs' you have ran into just proves how crazy you are.

Honestly, your talking trash, I don't believe a word of what you have said, I have not heard a single thing from ANYONE ANYWHERE about ANY of those bugs. Having spent a large amount of time in the game myself and never running into one single bug ever.

BUT
The worst part about all of this is this line:

"quite the disappointing contrast to titanfall which feels polished to within an inch of its life!"

This proves you are nothing but a mindless PC/Xbox fanboy. Seriously.

EDIT: AHAHAHAHA! I just realised something. You just proved that you either haven't played the game properly, or at all.

"gone are the moral powers as well, the first 2 games had different powers whether you were good or bad."

SO FUNNY. There are different variations of the abilities depending on what Karma you have. The Evil Karma abilities are much more fun then the Good.

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Condemnedsoul23
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 10:40:32 AM
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I just completed this game last night as evil and am seconds away from starting it again

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matt99
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 11:45:41 AM

I completed the game as a hero first and immediately started it again as a villain. Great game, great fun.

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Nerull
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 1:19:18 PM
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I'm halfway done the evil side, and a quarter done the good so far.

I don't mind Delsin that much, other than that stupid hat, at least he has cole's jacket now.

The person I find very annoying is the antagonist.
I'm really not threatened by old lady villains.
It feels a step away from fighting a super Mrs. Doubtfire at times.

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Akuma07
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 @ 10:21:44 PM

Mrs. Doubtfire who can turn your bones into concrete.

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karneli lll
Thursday, March 27, 2014 @ 1:25:44 PM

I think she was menacing, I liked the line "I'm told it hurts" but the story was so hopeless we only really see her twice in the entire game. Sucker Punch really needs new writers.

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Gamer46
Friday, March 28, 2014 @ 9:12:55 PM

I actually wouldn't mind seeing Amy Hennig getting a spot at Sucker Punch and working on the story for the next inFamous. I liked the story in Second Son but it definitely could've been better. I also want the next game to allow a little more interactivity with the open world and be a bit longer. This game was engaging but definitely seemed a bit shorter than 1 and 2. Still the best game on the new systems so far.

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