Mike David at GameZone reviews Prototype: Its a virtual toss up between this and inFamous, both are great games, but this one has a decidedly more adult feel to it. Did I mention the copious amounts of blood?
My favorite sandbox game this gen is GTA4( I know it was overrated but still good), followed by Red Faction, and then Infamous. I haven't played Prototype but I plan on renting it.
i found Red faction more fun than GTA IV (i know, its just my opinion^^) I'm surprised.. 9.6 4 graphics I guess we aint playing the same game here
Saints Row 2 is also awesome, check that out too, if you haven't.
Far Cry 2 is a good one also :)
Prototype's graphics look great for an open world game of its size. It looks as good as inFamous and runs better to boot. It also has better anti-aliasing and less pop-in. Not to mention that in many parts the destruction and the amount of stuff going on on screen is simply amazing and dwarfs anything seen in Infamous, yet it keeps a more steady framerate. Even Ghost of Sparta, who as we all know is a strong supporter of the PS3, said in another thread that Prototype is the better game. This is what he said: "I was one of the people who constantly bashed Prototype for being a mutliplatform sandbox-style video game in my anticipation for Infamous but I've gotta say, this review is so full of sh*t I don't even know where to begin. Before I start, I'd like to make clear that I am among the biggest PS3 fanboys on N4G and I own Infamous, even got the platinum trophy. 1. Prototype, on PS3 at least, I can't speak for the version this guy reviewed which was the 360 version, performs flawlessly with nearly zero frame rate dips and AA whereas Infamous had it's fair share of slowdown and constant jaggies. 5.5 for graphics? Please kill yourself. The character models AND environments in Prototype all look better than those in Infamous. This is one of those rare cases where a multiplatform game looks better than a PS3 exclusive. 2. Polish. I must have died about 10+ times in Infamous due to glitches and bugs and freezing. It's obvious that Sucker Punch got tired of working on the game and decided to release it earlier than originally scheduled without making sure that the game was truly ready to go. Prototype's delay was a good thing as now I see that the game couldn't be anymore polished than it already is. Everything from the in-game menus to the way everything runs is flawless. 3. The only way you could possibly finish Prototype in 20 or less hours would be to rush through the game and skip the hidden goodies, which you get trophies for by collecting them all. There is so much to do in Prototype and the mission structure isn't as repetitive as Infamous. 4. Cole can climb buildings? Alex Mercer can run up and down buildings. Cole can blow up cars? Alex Mercer can blow them up OR toss them at people / tanks / choppers with his bare hands. In a showdown, Alex Mercer would DESTROY Cole McGrath. If you and I share similar tastes in gaming, ignore this dumb f*cking review and pick up Prototype. Cannot believe the ridiculousness of this utterly misleading garbage."
lol.. I love it when Saberedge tries to downplay anything related to the PS3.. Now he is even comparing the multi-plats to prove that 360 is better LMAO. Dude stop living in 2007. And ya Infamous>Prototype. Prototype is getting rave reviews. Infamous got only a handful of low scores and that too from sites like Edge & Eurogamers which are completely 360 biased. Prototype just got a 7.5 from IGN and is getting more and more reviews in that 7-8 marks. Even I don't give sh*t about review numbers, but it's your hypocrisy that intrigues me. When Infamous gets a bad review you are the first one to brag about it and now you hate it when Protoype sucks... Blody Hypocrite.
adult feel? i love gore, but when was gore equals to adult feel? Dark knight has no gore whatsoever. It certainly feels more "adult" than some teenage B movies...........
@ Darkeyes When have I ever bragged about inFamous getting a bad review? Quit lying about me, you bloody fanatic. I have inFamous and I like it, why would I brag about it getting a low score? I have said lots of good things about the game. The only reason I am saying Prototype looks better than Infamous is because it does and I am sick of PS3 fanboys distorting the truth and basically misleading people that don't know better. Even Ghost of Sparta, who we all know is one of the biggest PS3 fans on this site, said that Prototype looks better. "Prototype, on PS3 at least, I can't speak for the version this guy reviewed which was the 360 version, performs flawlessly with nearly zero frame rate dips and AA whereas Infamous had it's fair share of slowdown and constant jaggies. 5.5 for graphics? Please kill yourself. The character models AND environments in Prototype all look better than those in Infamous." Why don't you go argue with him. Oh, and Prototype is around the same score as Infamous on Metacritic so far, so quit pretending that everybody agrees with you that Prototype is sooo much better. Anyway, you obviously don't have a clue what I think. Infamous and Prototype are both great games and I am happy to have them in my collection. (Oh btw, send me your PSN ID so we can game together sometime. Ha, I'm sure that is going to happen.)
@ saberedge...Ihave nothing against your opinion, but every single time there's a prototype review, your comment has "even Ghost of Sparta, selfproclaimed fanboy said......" I mean come on, ok Ghost of Sparta is a fanboy, but he also has his opinion I mean look at me, I favor sony over microsoft(but I dont hate microsoft), yet I thought Bioshock, a 360 timed exclusive, was better than both resistances(eventhough resistance is great) I also really like mass effect...see nthn to it, but I think inFAMOUS is better but...its just an opinion
Wow, N4G has seen some weird things but this might just take the cookie... Maybe. As for the game, I hear that there is tons of blood, no decent textures on the buildings and a story about as shallow as a puddle. Is this true? If so then it is a rental at best.
"Even Ghost of Sparta, who we all know is one of the biggest PS3 fans on this site, said that Prototype looks better." LOL, so now that makes it better? Wow, talk about logic fail right there. Prototype looks bland, the environments are horrible, the vehicles and civilians look last-gen. The only thing that looks great about this one are the special effects related with blood and super powers, but other than that it looks last-gen. If you wanna praise the game, praise its gameplay, but even then it's a repetitive destruction fest. Plenty of sites are giving this game a free pass. IGN is usually pretty neutral, I think they also went high but oh well, that's probably the most credible score. I know you have to save your ass from the FUD you've been spewing on other threads but I don't give a sh1t. You can have an opinion but you've been caught with crap before so your credibility is null.
@SaberEdge Go get your focking eyes checked.
What SaberEdge said about Prototype looking and running better than InFamous is a pure,unadulterated lie. Prototype doesn't look remotely close to as good as Infamous. It is clear to see at your first glance that Infamous looks better, a lot better. It is not something that can be mistaken or something that two people can disagree on.
Disagree Saber, prototype is terrible.
I've played both of them now, Prototype is very fun, but no way in the same league as inFAMOUS. Graphically inFAMOUS blows it out of the water, gameplay-wise inFAMOUS is more realistic, in Prototype, Alex has some crazy stupid powers (they're fun but they do get boring after a while, same as Red Faction Guerilla to be honest). I still prefer inFAMOUS, probably one of the most fun and addictive games I've played in a long time on either console. IGN's review score was probably right, though I'd have given it maybe slightly more e.g. ~8.
Another thing; Infamous has 5 second open-world loading with the best open-world graphics and technology. It blows me away every time!
Loving every second of it - so much power!
After playing the game Im finding out its more on the line of the hulk...a powerful character that can go anywhere. I also have red faction and that game is a great multiplayer game with a great single player component.
Until then I will just repost what I did yesterday about your trolling only Prototype vs Infamous news since you joined this site serveral months ago. Khris obviously has an agenda with protype and a vendetta towards Infamous. I sure hope you are getting paid well for this Khris. If not one can only wonder why you put so much energy into trolling and spamming all Infamous and Prototype news. Posted 80 DAYS ago: http://www.n4g.com/NewsCom-... Infamous looks incredibly dull and repetitive Ok - if you really really study the videos - even the hardest of die-hard sony defense force fanboys have to admit a) Infamous' graphics are showing a maximum of 8 guys on screen at once. Prototype has like 50 things at once minimum, all the time b) Infamous has one power - electricity - it looks super repetitive. I can't even describe how many powers I've seen in the Prototype videos but it's wayy more varied. Infamous gets boring fast. c) Prototype at comic con absolutely slayed people - the gfx are amazing - the videos simply don't do it justice d) Infamous just looks really repetitive - it's just something about their videos that screams 'over-hyped'.
I'm about 80% through the game and I get to a loading screen. It loaded for a good 5 minutes and I can't seem to get it out of that. I restarted the game a couple times and it still does that. Anybody know whats going on?
you know that this is a terrible review when they give the game a 9.6 for graphics. did they actually play the game? because in my opinion the graphics look pretty bad. Reviews like these really grate my cheese.
Bad compared to what? I hope your not comparing it to inFamous, because it has better graphics than inFamous. Please tell me of another game that has this game's size and scale that looks any better. Don't judge it against small linear adventure or shooter games, because that's comparing apples to oranges. The size of the world and the amount of stuff that often occurs on screen in Prototype is basically unparalleled, or at least among the very best.
I think most sane people will agree that infamous has better graphics than prototype. You seem to love quoting Ghost of Sparta about the graphics, but why him? Why not say.. IGN? You know, the people who review games for a living. "Graphics: 5.5 - If it weren't for some nice animations, this game wouldn't have anything going for it visually." You bring up infamous in every prototype story even when nobody else is talking about it. Give it a rest, man... stop bringing up ghost of sparta. I've seen you do it at least 3 times in the last day or so. Yes, prototype has gotten a lot of unwarranted flack, but why does it get to you? You seem to enjoy the game... great. Nobody's telling you not to, yet you go around telling other people what they're supposed to enjoy.
Why quote Ghost of Sparta and not IGN? Well, for two reasons. One, I agree with him and disagree with IGN. Two, he is a hardcore PS3 fan and even he can see that the graphics in Prototype are better. I think a person like him is more likely to be closer to the truth than any of the rest of us. Now let me ask you something...why are you taking IGN's opinion of the graphics as the truth? Other reviewers, including GameZone and Cheat Code Central, have scored the graphics in the 9s. Why are you trying to discount their opinions or mine? You think inFamous looks better, fine. I don't understand how you do, but you're entitled to your opinion. But let's be honest here, 90% of the PS3 fans are going to say Infamous looks better whether they honestly think it does or not. (Edit: I haven't even posted in every Infamous story so I think you are exaggerating there. Furthermore, you are wrong about me bringing it up when nobody else mentioned it. In this thread of comments skv007 brought up the graphics and was questioning the reviewer's judgment for giving the graphics a 9.6, and that is what I was responding to. Besides, PS3 fans bring it up in every thread and repeat the same nonsense. Also, what are on about me "telling other people what they're supposed to enjoy"? I am doing no such thing. I am simply sharing my opinion on how the two games compare graphically. I have reiterated over and over that they are both great games. How did you miss that?)
9.6 for gfx is a joke and saber please stfu go play prototyp and be happy and never again come back pulling the seize of the game in a discussion about graphics this comment made u look very desperate
@Nergardless why dose SaberEdge need to STFU? saberedge right. inFamous is a great no doubt about it, but the Graphics are not that great for a ps3 game. prototype has better graphics and all around better gameplay to. i don't see the need to hype up every ps3 only game to point that no other game can be better. there fanboy and fan of system and from what i been seeing so far you guy are acting as bad as the 360 fanboy 2 years ago. romemac7...
Looks like you are the the one hyping anything up here. No one here is even talking about infamous your butt buddy sabre is the one who brought it up. You guys act like you are the only ones here who have access to the games, which i think is self centered and an insult to other N4g goers. Fact is we all have access and lots of us have played the game and it is decided an ok game with not so ok graphics. 9.6 for graphics? Better than Killzone, GTA4, Metal Gear Solid 4? GTFO. like I said no one here is hyping Infamous becuase it doesn't need it. The hype is all about Prototype, which is pretty much a next gen Hulk: Ultimate Destruction.
sabertroll shoot yourself pls for stating this looks better then infamous put the goggles of and use your eyes.
The scores are too much dissimilar...
SaberEdge You must love poor graphics, because Prototype has them to boot. Very low rez textures, and there is tons of slowdown. Don't believe me, watch the vid. Popin everywhere. http://uk.xbox360.ign.com/d... what's even funnier is they use the 360 video review for the ps3 version, yet the ps3 version is cleaner and runs better. Your comparing this to Infamous. ROFL. Go troll somewhere else.
Play them both on your own HDTV and try telling me that inFamous looks better. Infamous has more slowdown, jaggies everywhere, more pop-in and a poorer framerate. The textures are no better either. Prototype also often has a lot more going on on screen than inFamous. I own both games. Do you?
have you played prototype or are you just going by that IGN carp video? prototype looks beyond great graphically on my HDTV and i can tell you having played BOTH game first hand that prototype looks better, has more on screen, better gameplay and all around better. prototype has way less jaggies, less pop-in and better framerate then Infamous. i know this to be because unlike you i have BOTH. romemac7...
I do saberedge, and i'm saying inFamous looks better, plays better and overall is better.
One wonders if saber really does have a ps3. His comparisons are often way off course.
Now saberedge is done i'll comment. Both look really good. I feel prototype is a little cleaner but inFamous is more detailed especially at street level. The pop in is negligible on both unless your really looking for it and not enjoying these two awesome games. If thats the case shame on you. And I know its not about Rec Faction but that game really surprised me. It is awesome as well. As gamers we shouldn't be knocking games, we should be enjoying them.
Redfaction is awesome. I had InFamous and traded it in for RF and i am really glad i did. i can't wait for prototype it will be nice to see how all three stack up. I will still get infamous again when its cheaper.
"When Infamous gets a bad review you are the first one to brag about it and now you hate it when Protoype sucks... Blody Hypocrite." Infamous players do the exact same thing when prototype gets a bad review. Just look at the 5/10 review. Nearly 200 comments. The 9/10 reviews? Less than 10 comments.
I can understand if someone likes a game so much giving it a high score. But this Gamezone reviewer can't stop comparing it to Infamous. Strange to see Gamzone gave 7.8 to the Xbox360 version and 9.4 to the PS3 version, conveniently one decimal more than the the Infamous review. What really discredits the writer of Gamezone's review is his final appreciation, implying that Infamous is a more childish game since it doesn't have enough blood which in turn its what makes Protype a brilliant masterpiece deserving the goty award. Gamezone has no credibility and the reviewers have no experience in gaming, look at reviews from IGN, Eurogamer, and 1Up, these people have credibility and have played games since pong was released. People in places like Gamezone have played games since the first Xbox was released, thus writing some retarded reviews with the most oblivious and plastic points of view.
I dunno about the graphics comments. Not that it matters a whole lot but they were a little rough imo.
InFamous is not the best looking game around, but it focking kills the shyte last gen graphics in PROTOTYPE.
wow. I might have to get both infamous and prototype...
saberedge is a f!cking CLOWN. Get some damn glasses you moron.
who cares if prototype is better than infamous or the other way around, i personally enjoy infamous. but who cares??? every gamer has different opinions, you stupid jerks don't realizes that competition is what brings out the best of every company. lack of competition, your wallets would be broke and you would get horrible games. So get a life, enjoy gaming...stop sitting here all day posting 10 messages per topic, cause in the end thats all matters. which game you has the highest review really shouldn't matter. I love Sony, i love infamous. I hope X-box gives Sony a run for their money, THAT WILL MAKE SONY BETTER. i hope infamous does well so it warrants a sequel. But i'm not going to sit here all day typing messages bashing other games. Vice versa with prototype. ENJOY GAMING..don't be like Forza III developers. they're too busy talking trash when in the end its the product that does the talking.
Are you alright? sounds like you are very angry.
I have Infamous and Red faction and am getting Prototype tomorrow. I am taking no notice of these reviews as I like these type of games so should like Prototype. If not I will trade it in. Must say Infamous and Red faction are great games.
No offence guys but this thread is rubbish. Everyone banging on about graphics. I have not read a review that says Prototype has a good story. Story is important as it drives the game. If it's just blow things up after each other with a weak storyline then the game is going to be boring. Not all reviews are right but the average across reviews usually stabilizes. On average reviews just state that Prototype is good and that's all, which judging by a lot of people playing it seems to be the right conclusion.
PS3 version of prototype = 86 Infamous = 85 360 version of prototype = 82 PS3 wins twice.
The story is poor. The action is great. If you compare inFamous and Prototype storywise there is only one winner. Also i've pretty much done with prototype after a day. I can't say i'll want to play it again. Overall inFamous is the superior game. Both are fun but prototype becomes old quite quickly. Ironically just like the Hulk game.
SaberEdge. I own both games and no prototype is not better looking. prototype story more a question then a story, only at the end do they give you the simple answer(really bad cut scene -Bad voice acting). Game got boring real quickly. This reviewer is clearly on crack to give it such a high rating in graphics.
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