8.8 - inFAMOUS 2 review

inFAMOUS 2 closes the circle on the stories of Cole MacGrath and does it in an interesting way, taking the excellent foundation of the first chapter and expanding with the technological power and that of pure gameplay, with few dead spots and longevity provided by the new editor

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Nes_Daze2675d ago

pretty good score..keep em coming.

DarkCharizard_2675d ago

hmmm... seems like it will have around 85-90 average(meta) score.

BrianG2675d ago

Given the way good, great, and awesome games have been rated as of late, that score would be just fine for me.

Strange_Evil2675d ago

Who gives a sh!t... It's a great score none the less.

JoySticksFTW2675d ago

It could get a two, and I'd still get it

The first game was crazy good, but the devs said they thought it was an ok game and are making it better

what?! sold!!

If I liked what the the devs considered an ok, I'm gonna love inFamous 2 :)

rabidpancakeburglar2675d ago

"Excellent control and fun in every situation"

That's all I needed to know.

phoenixdown2675d ago

i don't think infamous 2 will get scores lower than an 8/b+

fluffydelusions2675d ago (Edited 2675d ago )

It's bound to happen. Even great games get crap scores on some sites desperate for the hits. Seems like a solid game from what I've seen so far.

NukaCola2674d ago

If it gets a 7 or less, it'll probably come from Gamekult.

news4geeks2675d ago

I just really want to see what Edge Magazine give this game after they gave Crackdown 2 an 8.

finnhima2675d ago (Edited 2675d ago )

They (being edge magazine) said that if infamous 2 was better than crackdown 2 that they would admit fault or something like that. I read it in their magazine. And they had the NERVE to give that horrible crackdown game an 8 out of 10.

news4geeks2675d ago

yeah that's why I think they gave Crackdown 2 an 8 just to cover their ass. Although we've only seen snippets of gameplay I think it will be quite ridiculous to suggest that Crackdown 2 is as good as infamous 2.

There was a good article that showed how Edge always rated 360 exclusives higher than the meta average and ps3 exclusives lower. I still like them though because they are the only website with the balls to rate games below 8/10.

blackburn102675d ago

Edge never hide their bias nature. You can always depend on them to nitpick a Sony exclusive to death. You can set your clock by it. Edge incoming score for IF2, a 7 or 6 out of 10. Why? It's a PS3 exclusive, that's why.

rob60212675d ago

I still don't understand why Metacritic hasn't kicked Edge out of their ratings. It's probably quite the opposite, they likely give Edge a lot of weight with their magic formula. As long as Metacritic includes Edge, Metacritic is as much of a joke as Edge is.

DevilishSix2675d ago

This game is going to be great. I platinumed the first so the trophy reward perks that carry over from 1 to 2 is a smart move by sucker punch. For all those that have not played the first but want to play the second, I suggest you get hopping. The story carries over and so does rewards.

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