A massive explosion rips through six square blocks of Empire City, leveling everything and everyone in its path. At the center of the blast crater a lone man stands up miraculously unharmed… gifted with incredible powers. From the creators of the award-winning Sly Cooper series, Sucker Punch brings you Infamous, the first open-world action/adventure title by SCEA, for the PlayStation 3. Players experience what happens when a real person suddenly starts developing super powers. Exact revenge? Protect the innocent? Maybe a little of both? These are the situations you'll face as you play inside of a richly interactive and organic living city. A place where your actions create broader reactions in the citizens and landscape around you. Infamous lets you unravel an evolving mystery, experience fame and/or infamy and battle powerful, iconic villains… all the while giving you the feeling of becoming a modern day superhero.
One of my favorite game in the last few years is Crackdown, it featured a protagonist that gradually gained power and became a superhero by the end of the game, you can jump 30 feet into the air, pick up cars and throw them at bad guys, and the whole city essentially is your playground. So when inFamous was announced, I was psyched, another game featuring an open world and a character with superpower?! Sign me up!! So I picked up the game on its release day, and … more
Open world games have come a long way since the Grand Theft Auto series first introduced the idea in a big way. The notion that there is a game without levels, without a straightforward, linear premise was unusual. To some extent, the world of Zelda sort of pioneered the concept, but then there were those dungeons to visit. Spider-Man tried to duplicate it, but with a superhero spin to it. Indeed, it can be argued that many games have tried to cash in on … more