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Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful


10:00 PM on 02.24.2012
Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful photo



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 Blacklight Virus, these Supersoldiers have increased strength, speed, size and the ability to do Hulk-like leaps. Intimidating stuff. On top of that, they are like genetic bloodhounds, able to spot anyone with the Blacklight virus, including Sgt. Heller.

Although I enjoyed the original Prototype for the absurd superpowers and explosive action, I found the enemies to be generally rather boring. Here's hoping these Supersoldiers are a bit more interesting.

Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful photo
Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful photo
Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful photo
Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful photo







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11:00 AM on 07.24.2012
Prototype 2 finally hits PC

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...more



1:00 PM on 05.08.2012
First DLC for Prototype 2 releases

The first round of add-on content for Prototype 2 has released today on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. The Colossal Mayhem pack adds a Thermobaric Boom-Stick super power to Heller's arsenal as well as th...more



8:00 AM on 04.23.2012
Review: Prototype 2

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1:30 PM on 04.16.2012
Prototype 2 shows the power of revenge (and Johnny Cash)

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.more



11:30 AM on 03.15.2012
Activision opens Prototype 2 merchandise store

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...more



2:00 PM on 02.16.2012
Preview: Ripping sh*t up in the first hour of Prototype 2

At a press event last week Activision pointed us to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 kiosks, telling us to have at it. They let us go nuts with the full first hour or so of Radical Entertainment's Prototype 2, uninterrupted, for the first time. Nice. I got a drink, ate some cake pops, and settled in for my first taste of this ragey, f-bomby, power-trippy sandbox follow-up to the 2009 original. more



4:30 PM on 02.15.2012
Prototype 2 Collector's Edition announced in new trailer

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...more



8:00 AM on 01.31.2012
Early Prototype 2 buyers to get 'Radnet Edition' upgrade

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...more



12:00 PM on 01.27.2012
Prototype 2 getting 'Hardened Steel' Best Buy bonus

If you pre-order Prototype 2 at Best Buy, you'll be getting your hands on the "Hardened Steel" bonus. From what I can tell, this bonus almost breaks the game by making Heller near-invincible whenever he gets into a military ...more




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