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Studio Closures in 2012 photo
Taking a sec to pay respects
This year was great in general for videogames. Beyond the predictable success of games like Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, there were a ton of hits that came out of nowhere, including not just big publisher titles, bu... read feature

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Prototype 2 finally hits PC


Jul 24
The PC version of Prototype 2 has finally graced computer players with its presence, after launching for Xbox 360 and PS3 back in April. All boxed copies and pre-ordered digital copies will include access to the game's RADNET... read
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Radical responds to closure, Prototype 2 PC still coming


Jun 29
Radical Entertainment has responded to news of its shutdown via the studio's official Facebook page. It has thanked fans for their support following the unfortunate situation, and has also promised that the PC version of Prot... read
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[Update: According to Tweets from Game Informer's Jim Reilly, Activision is trying to keep the Radical team together, but the studio looks like it's busted. Prototype was not considered commercially successful, and the publis... read feature

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Last generation, Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy and Second Sight had the ill luck to release at the same time, despite sharing an otherwise unique concept. Games involving psychic powers and telekinesis were few and far bet... read feature

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Prototype 2 shows the power of revenge (and Johnny Cash)


Apr 16
Prototype 2 is almost upon us, and it needed just one more thing to complete the pre-launch hype -- an "emotional" trailer with suitably melancholy music. It's an old trick, but I still find it effective, so this live-action video featuring Johnny Cash's cover of "Hurt" is okay by me.  The game launches on April 24 for Xbox 360 and PS3, and I'm very much looking forward to it. read
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Activision opens Prototype 2 merchandise store


Mar 15
As much as I loved Prototype, I had no idea it did well enough to get a sequel. I was pleasantly surprised, to say the least. Now, I find out it's a big enough deal to get its own clothing line? Was I asleep when that happene... read
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Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful


Feb 24
Making a supersoldier is tricky, just look at all the failed attempts to make another Captain America. In Prototype 2, Sgt. James Heller will be facing a whole army of them, so color me impressed. Using a new strain of the Bl... read
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Prototype 2 Collector's Edition announced in new trailer


Feb 15
With news that should surprise no one, Activision has announced today that Prototype 2 will be getting a collector's edition called the Blackwatch Collector's Edition. $79.99 will net you a pretty good amount of extra conten... read
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Early Prototype 2 buyers to get 'Radnet Edition' upgrade


Jan 31
Activision is one of the few big publishers to shy away from putting online passes in its games, but with Prototype 2, it would seem the company is definitely looking to maximize brand new purchases. Early adopters of the ga... read
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If gamers had one lasting complaint about Prototype, it's that the gameplay could get pretty repetitive. Side missions were particularly galling, featuring drab time trial exercises that felt like petty wastes of time. While ... read feature

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Destructoid has been chatting to Radical design directer Matt Armstrong about the studio's upcoming sequel, Prototype 2. I'm a fan of the original, but fully admit it had some flaws, and I wanted to see what improvements were... read feature

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Rumor: Prototype, Guitar Hero developers hit with layoffs


Feb 11
It's possible that two Activision-tied studios, Radical Entertainment and Neversoft, have been serving pink slips to their employees.According to Kotaku sources, Radical, developer of last year's open-world action game Protot... read
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Game Debate to the Death! Prototype VS inFamous


Jun 30
Last week's debate was the last odd game debate in our almost year long journey! It also ended with one of the best "odd debate" matchups of the entire series, with a legendary multiplayer game with virtually no sto... read
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Prototype boss says open-world games are hard to make


May 05
Radical dev boss Tim Bennison has been telling VG247 about the perils of creating an open-world game like Prototype, stating that sandbox titles will always be a tough prospect, and just get tougher to make the closer they ge... read
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Original Prototype vision was 'too huge' boasts Radical


Apr 23
As you may remember, Radical's upcoming shape-shifter Prototype was due to be released last year before getting slapped with a delay. According to Radical, however, the extra time has been important, as it's helped the team l... read
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New Prototype video discusses comic book, has explosions


Feb 06
We have our hands on a new video for Radical Entertainment's violent sandbox conspiracy adventure Prototype. In it, we get to hear a bunch of people working on the comic book tie-in give the game a massive, sloppy verbal bl... read
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Prototype comic coming in April: Like a videogame, but more comic booky


Jan 21
I had my hopes up for Prototype even when everyone said it looked lame, and hopefully my hopeful hopes aren't rewarded with hopelessness. Our glimpse of it in action at CES was promising, but glimpses often are.Anyway, the ne... read






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