SPOnG: "Sucker Punch producer Brian Fleming has offered some unique reasoning behind inFAMOUS' curious underrated status - it's because he feels the game simply wasn't good enough although it was an 'OK game'."
Well I disagree. I had a blast playing it and the re playability with the karma choices was genius. Gameplay was varied and platforming was awesome.
This is funny cause I played the Infamous demo last year and I HATED it. I thought the gameplay was repetitive AND the character animations were shit. But 2 weeks ago, I played the demo again and for some weird reason I'm in LOVE with the game. Just yesterday I played the demo for 3 hours. This just goes to show that you have to be in a certain mood to enjoy a game.
same happened with me and fallout 3 and Uncharted
^^It happened to me with GOW3 as well. To enjoy a game, you have to accept it for what it is, even though the gameplay isn't something you may be used to. I remember paying $60 for GOW3 and I was so turned off by the experience that I sold it for AC2 and a $20 PSN card. I kind of regret it now...but AC2 was a beast game so I won either way :)
Logic Play the entire first game. It is way better than the demo.
Logic have you not played the other GOW's? "^^It happened to me with GOW3 as well. To enjoy a game, you have to accept it for what it is, even though the gameplay isn't something you may be used to. " its the same gameplay. Im confused on what you mean then
@nycredude-I bet it is. If I find a deal where u gt Infamous 1 free for pre-ordering Infamous 2, then ill take it. I remember this website that gave you Yakuza 3 for FREE if you pre-ordered Yakuza 4. @BlackTar187- I owned GOW 1,2 and 3 at some point. I thought GOW1 was overrated, but it was okay. I thought GOW2 was EPIC. Awesome game. Blended story and action perfectly. GOW3 dropped the ball in the story department IMO and I got tired of the gameplay. I felt that devs didn't take enough risks in that department.
I hated the inFamous demo, I almost cancelled my pre-order because of it, I thought it was limited and boring and repetative... I'm glad I didn't, definitely one of my favourite games this gen.
God of War 3 is legendary, I love that game to death. Santa Monica are gods.
When I played the demo, I also hated it, but decided to get inFAMOUS anyway. Best decision I ever made, because inFAMOUS is one of my favourite games ever. It's why I'm so hyped for the second game.
The only thing I hated about the first game: Every single character that wasn't Cole or John was a complete and utter asshole, and I wanted to kill them all. Also, these same assholes would never shut the hell up for two seconds in the middle of a mission.
I didn't like the inFamous demo, but I played it a few times. The more I played it, the more I liked it. To this day, inFamous is my only Platinum. And I'm playing it AGAIN because I'm so anxious for inFamous 2. The same thing happened with Uncharted. I thought Uncharted looked stupid, but by round two with the demo, I was hooked. I played that demo to death until the game came out. While inFamous might not have had all the flash and flair of other games, some games like inFamous are just like good hookers...they suck you in.
same with music
infamous was and is one of my favourite games this generation. one of the game i beat more than one time. loved it.
I thought it was.
I completely agree...with xYLeinen's disagree of course. inFamous was/is an awesome game!
i kinda agree i liked Infamous but i didnt think it was as good as it could have been, theres so much more they could have done with the rpg aspect, also there isn't much to do after you beat the game.
It's strange to have the producer of one of my favorite new IPs of this gen say that the game was simply "okay"
Wow he's got some balls to say that about his own game. But yh I agree with him. Infamous 1 felt average. The game itself was original but it definatly didn't feel polished. Infamous 2 looks like a completly different game and unlike Infamous 1 it has a variety of cool moves from what i've seen from beta gameplay.
Like the only flaws that I noted from the demo was the jaggies and last gen character animations...other than that I felt that everything else was solid. Also, there were some lip-syncing issues. Similar to Yakuza 3, Infamous 1's gameplay was so fun that its flaws didn't detract too much from the experience. Again, I'm only talking about the demo, the full game would probably blow my mind. The fact that the producer thinks Infamous 1 was just an "okay" game tells me that Infamous 2 will without a doubt be one of the best game I've played this gen.
Play the full game!!! You're missing out if you don't.
Whats fun about it? The Combat is kinda slow, the missions are dull, the city is dull and the enemies are nothing special to look at beyond the trash can mechs. Infamous isn't a bad open world exclusive, but it's nothing special. It runs into the same problem Crackdown did, same shit repeatedly and unfortunately that same shit isn't all that interesting.
@Ravenor Because it is fun to blow shit up with lightning.
lol its one of the best games of this gen.
i disagree infamous felt fresh and is an amazing game in it's own right. the story is awesome from the beginning to the end and the powers are fun to use.
im with you i loved Infamous one of my top fav. for this gen
Sucker Punch I love you and I agree with you. infamous was a good game but not great,I know you're aiming for the sky with infamous 2 and I know you will achieve it.
I loved it but I did feel the frame rate went bad in parts of the game and it wasn't graphical amazing and there were some bugs with climbing but I still loved it. I bought it over the PSN and at the moment I am completing it on Hard with evil Karama.
I don't remember the frame rate been bad. Even when unloading all your powers on to a gas station and nearby cars (loads of carnage) I'll agree with everything else. Still one of my favorites.
The animations they basically took from Sly. Lol. Zeke was annoying. The love story could have been deeper. The missions could have varied a bit more. Regardless of these "problems", inFamous remains one of the best games this generation. From the tight mechanics to the brilliant score to the writing...this game felt original and enthralling. inFamous 2 looks like it will blow us all away though.
Any game can be repetitive. Pros: The art style of the game was awesome. Combat, karma system and powers were all awesome. Loved the challenging enemy AI, smooth controls, loved enemy character models. Cons: Jaggy edges, horrible pedestrian AI, Couldn't climb fences and horrible character models (pedestrians)
Increases in damage doesn't make for challenging AI, I like the part where they run around like they're confused. "Run away!! Run Back! Run Away!! Run Back...stand and shoot." Tough shit.
Sucker Punch are so modest, the story in Infamous is one of my favourites from this generation.
awesome game cant wait for part 2
It was great to me. It's nice to see Sucker Punch is being honest about how they feel about the game. It proves they care about making a good game unlike some companies like Activision who only care about the money.
Infamous one is amazing but I will never forget when I went through the ground and died in the water. It was a weird bug was like WTF.
I powerdropped onto a mission star icon on a manhole going for a power upgrade, and went through. Was stuck in the hole....lol inFAMOUS was awesome and a fresh super hero/villian game.
Infamous is my favorite PS3 exclusive behind U2.
I absolutely loved it the first time through. I played it again a few months ago and I noticed the lack of polish and general clunkiness of a lot of it.
I agree with what he is saying, personally I wasn't that interested in infamous until I gave the game a chance, then I really enjoyed it, the beta for 2 is pretty good too, cant wait.
i loved infamous. It stole alot of time from me. I went platinum, and i can't wait for part2.
I loved it, one of my favorite games this gen.
Infamous is the best sandbox super hero game this gen. I can assure you Infamous 2 won't be in the same cityscape as Infamous 1 with worse graphics like a super hero sandbox game on another system.
Agree. The game was a chore to play through thanks to the repetitive missions, shitty powers and frame rate drops. Hopefully the second game will sort that out and I hope to Christ there'll be some sort of statistics screen! That pissed me off so much when I was collecting the Blast Shards and Dead Drops. Why have collectables if there's no way to keep track of them?!
I hate it when developer's troll their own games. Have they even played what they created? I bet they haven't, stop sucker-punching a good game, damnit, atleast play it first.
The game was just amazing to me. The ending had me thinking for so long. After I beat the game, I told all my friends about the ending the next day, thats how good it was. I was just really fun to play as Cole. The physics of the game, and character movements were so fluid. I can't believe I sold the game man, it was such a fun game. I think people are thinking too hard on this. In the end, it's a really fun game to play, and thats what really matters doesn't it?
Like HELL it wasn't!!! Easily worth every penny I spent on it. Now Prototype, on the other hand...
@ LOGICWINS. No offence but it sounds to me that you don't give games a chance. You jump to conclusions and sell or put down the game before you even try to enjoy it. How could you play the demo for Infamous, hate it, then play it 2 weeks later then love it? Also you said you sold GOW 3 and then regretted it. Maybe you should try to enjoy the game before jumping to conclusions and judging it harshly. Infamous was great game and I don't see how it was anymore repetitive then any other open world game. For the rest of you maybe you should start looking at gameplay and not slight graphical hiccups and character models. If so then you should throw Fallout 3 and Oblivion in the garbage right now
Ain't that the truth. But it had a good story, and other redeemable traits.
I love that game, completed it multiple times. Hopefully Infamous 2 will be as good...
Infamous was amazing. I platinumed it twice and I still felt like it was worth another playthrough.
It's not a great game but it is a good one. The metacritic avg. score of 85 seems about right.
i thought it was good game but infamous 2 definitely wil b of a higher quality
infamous was almost great for me. i really dug the art design
for a first shot at new hardware it was very good game, to be able to pull off such an open world with all those powers and ways to get around should be applauded. it had its problems but they were never big enough to get in the way of the gameplay or story, it felt fresh and exciting.
not a great game,and it sold in 2 million copies you say :p
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