While the games are similar, the two heroes are decidedly different in what they can do and how they can do it. What would happen if Alex ran into Cole? That's the question ALT+F4 attempts to answer.
Of course alex would kick coles ass... look at what all he can do! BUT cole's game kicks alex's games ass. Both are great but inFamous was a better game.
Have to argue that Cole might be able to hold his own against Alex and in fact might be able to kick his arse into next week. I dunno, it just seems like I could stand and root for guy like Cole rather than Alex. Alex is such a douche if you ask me.
Hes the incredible hulk afterall.
...Alex would have to get pretty close to Cole not right next to him but close enough to use his whip arm. Cole could keep blasting Alex to keep him at a distance but Alex has a shield that he could use. Although Alex would have to contend with Coles force push which could repel Alex or anything he'd throw at Cole. Alex couldn't use guns on Cole they would be a waste of time and give Cole unlimited power. I think if Alex can get close enough to Cole he could mess him up. But Cole also has his gigawatt blades and could do some damage to Alex as well. Alex has a close quarters advantage while Cole has the advantage at a distance in my opinion. I think it could come down whether or not Cole could contain Alex long enough to light him up literally and drain his life or if Alex could brutalize Cole quick enough keeping close quarters while keeping a minimum distance between them. Cole doesn't have as many powers but they would allow him to hold his own against Alex given the right conditions.
Wow, you totally went 6th grade who would win in a fight between Spiderman and Wolverine with that comment. Bubbles for putting in the effort. And btw, Cole would win hands down. If you've played through Infamous you've seen what kind of powers Cole is going to have.
...I know Cole could just use "Suspended Justice" on Alex but didn't want to really go that far with it :)
Up close and personal - maybe Alex wins... unless they were standing in a puddle (insta-death to anyone standing in a puddle with Cole) Distance - Cole wins hands down. And I'm not even talkin' evil Cole... I'm saying Good version Cole with Shock Grenades with built-in Arc restraints. And with "the fire 5 Megaton Hammers and redirect with lightning" move, Cole can be down the street and around the corner - expose himself for a quick second and duck back into hiding, dealing massive deadly damage to Alex before he knew what hit him. EDIT: OH, and Spider-man wins with super speed AND strength. And with his spidey-sense, Wolvie would have a hard time even touching him. Wolvie's acute senses would help though, and he may only need one hit with claws if they were fighting to the death. And Healing Factor would NOT be an issue. It doesn't work like that... not when I was reading Xmen anyways. And Hulk >>>>>> Superman, Thor, or Silver Surfer ;P Nerding out is fun!! :D
Ummm...isn't Alex alot stronger and faster then cole? And if I'm not mistaken isn't he able to change his biomass into a giants piece of armour, a heavy shield, blades, metal clubs, and an extendo arm? Seems to me that Cole does not stand a chance, and I haven't even talked about those much publicized super moves that Alex can do.
How much better is Infamous than Prototype? Cause i was thinking about renting it but if it is way worse than Infamous then i will have to skip it.
And the winner is... Selene(Kate Beckensale from Underworld), just looking at her would freeze her enemies b/c she is hott :)
Just a thought, but surely if anything metal touched Cole it would mean insta death for whoever was holding the metal, or in Alex' case, whoever is the metal? So therefore Cole would win on account that Alex can't touch him without being fried.
just hijacks a helicopter, targets Cole shoot 3 or 4 missiles fights done. Oh just for arguments sake how would Cole target Alex? It is hard to hit a moving target with those blasts. And Cole just dies to damn easy.
Shockwave blasts can easily repel larger projectiles (like missiles), and smaller projectiles are simply absorbed by Cole's Shield. And Cole doesn't need to actually hit Alex. Just like a missile doesn't need to be a direct hit to be effective normally. The Good version of Cole has a weird added dimension to his upgraded powers call Reverse Magnetism. Upgraded Shock Grenades and Shockwave blasts have RM which causes anyone caught in the blast radius to actually float helplessly high in mid-air for a few moments. If that happens, Alex is done. They have Trophies for the different ways you can kill a floater :) Also Megaton Hammers (which are basically electric missiles) and Lightning Storm have large powerful blast areas - and Cole can be safely around the corner, out of sight or behind protection to pull them off. Now Evil Cole is all-out carnage with powers like splitting grenades for a larger blast radius and the like If Alex can close in on Cole, then I'll give him the nod. But that's a huge if... Cole has close combat powers, but he's designed for long-range mayhem and keep-away tactics that help him take apart close-combat brutes in inFamous with ease Fun conversation! Bubbles to all above :D
I think it's just Cole concentrating, but in the game Percision effectively slows down time for Cole leaving enemies at his mercy as they suddenly move in slow motion wide open for attack. Besides, Cole takes out teleporters - I don't think super speed is going to bother him
When you can summon lightning bolts from the skies above....well you know.
is really a lot better than prototype whats the point of having all those powers if alex is so hard to control, the targeting system in prototype was really bad and the graphics were so bad it didnt really feel like your were killing anything important and the side missions were not very fun at all.
..in any case, Jim Sterling already did this on Destructoid. Months ago. And it was a way more entertaining article. Find some new material, ALT-F4.
it was much easier to connect with him
from wat ive seen infamous definately looks like the better game
:o Are you feeling ok?
Ok but my one argument is... Is Alex made of rubber? Can he deflect electricity? If not.. One stun shot or one shot from Cole and Alex would be out for a bit, The Cole could just come up and take his life force..
hello there i am the ZOMBIEMAN joined here today with my co announcer General Love with special guest announcer the Hulk lets watch as this match gets under way . ( bell rings ) ZOMBIEMAN: Ohh Alex seems to be in a hurry to end this match early as he just changed his arms to clubs and smashed Cole to a wall be by some miracle he's still standing . General Love: That's the power love ZOMBIEMAN Cole has love with him and love is giving Cole the strength he needs and also because there's a fuse box next to the wall he smashed in to but it's mostly the power of love . Hulk: Hulk SMAAAAAASSHHHH ALEX HULK SMAAAAAASSHHHH ! ZOMBIEMAN : it seems Cole has just called for a electrical storm hitting Alex and injuring him and now Cole has just thrown a shock grenada at Alex . HULK: SMAAAAAASSHHHH MAN WITH GLOWING HAND HULK SMAAAAAASSHHHH ! General Love: Cole is showing Alex the power of love . ( bell rings ) ZOMBIEMAN:round 1 is over , what a match we have to today stay tuned for more after the commercial break
???. on topic: i don´t like prototype so much.
Was this comparison really done? Come on now, they are 2 completely different style of game.
alex tosses a bucket of water on cole....dead water lol....hes the wicked witch of the west...water lol pathetic
Puddles have no effect and Cole can stand in waist-deep water for some time before he dies. I do get your attempt at humor though.
ok... alex picks up cole and tosses him in a pool or a river...dead weakness...water ahhh im melting ahahah
he'd be electrocuted the moment he laid a finger on Cole's body. his electricity is always turned on. before Alex could get close, Cole would have either sniped him, pelted him with electric shock bolts, bombard him with shock grenades (which can arc restrain him to the ground) or megawatt hammers (which he can redirect with pinpoint accuracy), or call down a lightning strike from the sky to decimate him. and that's just GOOD Cole. Evil Cole would simply fry him with his "Sith Lighting" then drain his bio-electric energy when he's down. Alex would have to sneak up on Cole and take him completely by surprise in order to take him out. if Cole is aware that Alex is coming, he'll have him down and out before he even gets within touching distance. using his force push, he can always keep Alex at bay and off guard. hell, good Cole could force push Alex, forcing him to float up in the air, then headshot him with his precision shot ability (i've done that technique on many a bad guy. it's very satisfying). Alex is all flash, but no technique or substance. Cole commands electricity, and is effective at long range combat, and mid-range combat. it really isn't much of a contest. Alex just isn't a compelling enough character to even WARRANT a comparison to anyone. besides, Kratos would destroy them BOTH. lol.
In the end there will be only Chaos!!!
Come on guys, this isn't about what game was better, just who would win in a fight. Everyone knows that Alex was made to be near invincible while Cole was deliberately made to seem more mortal! Personally, I thought that Infamous was a better game, but I do have to say that I think Alex would totally kick Cole's you know what...outside of Cole getting another ray sphere! Seriously...think about it!
or can be microwaved, then Cole wins. If Cole can't deflect what Alex can throw at him, then Alex wins.
We really don't know how Alex would react to electricity. No doubt he can withstand any physical object but getting jolted with a lightning bolt especially in suspended sentence fashion is something else.
exactly, everyone is just assuming that Alex would get hit by electricty and die.. you can tell from most of the comments that most people have not actually played and finished prototype. All i will say is this, if Alex could regenerate himself after a Nuke blast, what makes you think he could not survive a few bolts from cole ? second, alex has no problem using normal weapons, he has a lot more opptions, when you think about how fast alex moves combined with him using a hand weapon... again he could take out cole.
about him surviving the nuke...well no he only regenerated because Alex ate the crow watch the ending. i doubt there are going to be crows right there once he get fried by Coles Lightning.
The real Cole (Kessler) would destroy Alex in a second, all he would need to do is time travel before Alex was born and kill his momma.
It seems that the author chose to keep Cole list short to favor Alex. For example, he forgets to list Shock wave as a way of killing for Cole, as is smashing enemy’s with an object such as a car. Of course he did not forget to list such information on Alex's side…. All in all this is a lame comparison...
Well inFamous is a much better game according to the scores.
The battle is over and here is the winner!
about coles lightning storm power? if cole just focused all of that power into one blast i dont think alex would survive that, and coles shield attack, alex tries anything with guns its useless and i think cole can block physical attacks with it to. so alex would have to get behind cole, which then cole would just turn around and shockwave alex into a puddle and cole just walks over and BAM!!!! instadeath
Cole can summon lighting. If you can't top that then I don't know what else to say. Also if you played the game you know he has other "powers"
i think cole will win *****SPOILER******** especially if he uses kessler powers
Cole uses shockwave, Alex falls down. Cole bio leeches Alex. Game over.
Alex don't have resistance for electricity in the batle with Captain Cross he stoped every Alex attack with electric prod so Cole can kick his arse
But Prototype is really good aswell but no as good as InFamous.
Infamous is a better game, thats what counts.
Did not even draw it, Google wins.
All you need to stop the Infamous guy is a water gun.
lets say he falls in the ocean then that's a problem. Or something like a pool. Also i just realize once he goes into sniper mode he can c any fast moving object as slow so just head shot Alex with that and bam done
But completely wrong. Care to try again with something that wasn't stated in similar fashion above?
You know just put future cole in there.... and it's all over for Alex seriously. And even regular cole would kick his ass, simple Alex rushes for the kill Cole brings downlightning and bam... Alex is fried
Ninja Blade (Ken) would Kick the @#$% out of both of them.If he could stop a Plane by himself he could beat both of them at the same time.
upclose yeah alex wud win, but cole will win from far for sure, cole is a beast
Cole zapping here and there wouldn't stand a chance..
All I know for sure is, my Dad could beat up your Dad's.
alex is strong. sure. but cole can force push him, and run over and restrain him, then bio leach him. game over. not to mention cole is way cooler.
well, the kind of distance your talking about for cole to get close enough to bioleech him, is the same kind of distance that Alex would need to absorb him, and considering alex has no stable shape, i don't see how restraining his hands and legs would work. i would see it playing out like this; cole pushes Alex and restrains him ( alex is pretending to be restrained ) cole walks over and just as he gets close enough, alex grows a few tentacles and Bam ! cole is absorbed and now Alex can shoot bolts of electricity.
From the article: "The title probably should Alex Mercer (Prototype) Vs. Cole McGrath because that's what I'm talking about here." So why didn't you call it that? Wait, don't tell me. Is it because that title wouldn't have put out the scent of system wars and people would have cared even less about this comparison? Makes sense.
You're an idiot; Proto is a PS3 game too you know. System is irrelevant.
No need to get nasty. I realize Prototype is on the PS3, but anyone who has kept half an eye on N4G or the rest of the internet over the last month will know that many sites have used inFamous and Prototype as fuel for system war articles. How else do you think this ridiculous excuse for an article got so many hits?
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