Crispy Gamer writes:
"Activision's open-world action game enters its final stage of testing, and our writers wonder just what was going on in the Petri dish.
Evan Narcisse: When I saw some members of the Radical Entertainment development team give a talk on Prototype at the Game Developers Conference a year ago, it seemed like the game would be hopelessly generic when it came out. An amnesiac shapeshifter named Alex Mercer rampages his way through New York, looking for clues about what made him what he is. The gameplay on display -- vehicle jacking, free-running locomotion and familiar melee combat -- looked like stuff I'd seen before: Grand Theft Auto games, Spider-Man games, Hulk games and Assassin's Creed all thrown in a blender."