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Prototype and Prototype 2 might be heading to PS4

Back in 2009, a brutal war was raging in gaming. No, not Xbox vs PlayStation, or Call of Duty vs Halo. It was worse. So much worse. A war centred around mediocre open-world superhero games. On the left, we had Sucker Punch’s inFa...

 
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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 content, conta...

 
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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 three other new a...

 
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Review: Prototype 2

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 between last gener...

 
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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 featurin...

 
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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 happened? In any case,...

 
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Prototype 2's Supersoldiers sound delightful

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,...

 
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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. N...

 
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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 content on April 24th...

 
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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 game will gain ac...

 
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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 vehicle.  ...

 
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Prototype 2: Better side missions, expanded gameplay

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 speaking with d...

 
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Prototype 2: A more engaging, funnier protagonist

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 coming. Firstl...

 
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Prototype 2 GameStop pre-orders get 'Butt Kicker' power

Radical Entertainment announced today a pre-order bonus for Prototype 2, available to customers who lay down their cash in advance at GameStop. In exchange for your consumer confidence, you'll get a code to unlock the "Butt Kicker" power, a...

 
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Welcome to NYZ with this new Prototype 2 trailer

The latest Prototype 2 trailer details the three "zones" of New York. The city has been sectioned off into three areas -- green, yellow and red. The further you get into red, the more the infection has affected the city. Each area will hav...

 
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Prototype 2 trailer takes us to the Red Zone

A new CGI trailer has surfaced for Prototype 2, getting us all in the mood for some murderous action. In the video, Sgt. James Heller takes out a squad of baddies and some mutated freaks with his super virus powers. It's pretty badass, all...

 
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Radical Entertainment talks Prototype 2 at gamescom

As a guy who lives in a city that used to be divided into two areas by a wall, it intrigues me very much to see how the storyline of Prototype 2 is developping. I had a chat with the studio head of Radical Entertainment about what happened...

 
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Prototype 2 screens are full of sharp, pointy things

You want screenshots for Prototype 2? No? Tough bollocks, son, you got 'em anyway! There's plenty of death and destruction in these images, as James Heller chews through half a city with his mutant virus arms. Fire, claws, knives, there's b...

 
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Latest Prototype 2 trailer gets you up to speed

Activision's released a new trailer for Prototype 2, detailing the history of Blackwatch. Don't know what Blackwatch is? Watch the video. It's detailed. They've done some bad things that have resulted in terrifying monsters. Jerks. If you ...

 
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Prototype 2 gets 'Evolution of Awesome' trailer

With a trailer that's called itself "Evolution of Awesome," I was expecting a bit more from Prototype 2's marketing department. Instead, we get that Valkyries tune with a slow-motion image of James Heller jumping toward a helicopter. ...

 
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Get in the Game: Become a character in Prototype 2

My mind is always blown at these kinds of promotions. It could be seen as risky to open up the playing field for anyone to become a character in your game. What if they're really scary or strange? Do you want that in your game? Activision i...

 
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Prototype 2 dated for April 2012

Remember a couple of years ago when we were all talking about Infamous and Prototype? Those were good times. Sadly, the pair of super-powered open world games couldn't make their schedules come together for a rematch this time ar...

 
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See Prototype 2's devastating tendrils in action

I've been itching to string up bodies, body parts, and cars like Christmas lights all over New York City since… well, about five minutes ago when I watched this new Prototype 2 trailer. In it, developers detail the game's tendril po...

 
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It's the Prototype Facebook game you've been waiting for!

So now there's a Prototype Facebook game, everyone!Radical Entertainment has launched //Blacknet for the social network, modeled after the in-game Prototype 2 interface which shares its name. Players will team up to "hack" into an encrypted...

 
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Prototype 2 has a Father's Day message for you

I promised myself that if the powers that be continued pumping out Prototype 2-themed cards for every single holiday, I'd make sure we posted them all. And, it looks like they're actually following through. F*ck! So here you are, fathers ev...

 

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