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"Do I want them to love me...or fear me?" 0

"Do I want them to love me...or fear me?" That quote and title up there represents a lot about what makes inFAMOUS, well inFAMOUS. It is an open world sandbox game by Sucker Punch Productions. Does that ring any bells? Hopefully you do recall something, as those guys at Sucker Punch developed the Sly Cooper games back on the PS2. So there is a bit of a pedigree going into this title. inFAMOUS is the story of Cole McGrath, an ordinary joe who works as a bike messenger. One day he finds himself de...

16 out of 19 found this review helpful.

A Great Start for a Promising Franchise 0

So many Emperor Palpatine references to make...Sucker Punch’s new, PS3 exclusive interactive comic book adventure, inFamous, is an easy game to love and one that leaves you breathless at the end eagerly awaiting another installment. Taking the GTA model of open world exploration and questing within a huge, living city, inFamous puts you in the shoes of the newly super-powered Cole McGrath and turns you loose in to wreak havoc or seek redemption as you see fit. The gameplay experience in inFamou...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Infamous Review 0

This is a review for Infamous, a sandbox-style third person action game exclusive to the PS3. I recently beat this game and I'm really excited about sharing my experience with it and giving you guys the heads up about it so lets get right into it.     StoryIn Infamous you play as Cole MacGrath, you're average every-day bike courier, at least until an unexpected explosion hits Empire City. Cole survives and wakes up in the aftermath of the explosion and he realizes he has gained electric powers....

6 out of 7 found this review helpful.

Open world action done right 0

I generally don't care too much for open world action games. I tend to feel that what they gain in scope, they lose in focus. In other words, they're kind of a jack of all trades, but master of none. And while inFamous fits this bill for the most part, its tight controls and interesting story are good enough to make it stand out from the pack. As a result, this is one of the better open world action games that I've ever played.  That being said, inFamous does complete the requisite checklist of ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Great first impression then we just couldnt deal with it.. 0

Ahhh inFAMOUS…one of the PS3 exclusives of ‘09…this is a weird one for me. It created a so-so first impression which built up into a great time…then to a game I couldn’t deal with anymore. Sittin pretty with an 85 on the metacritic, this was a bit of a critical darling, not for me though….I’m a go with a 5/10. The Good – Original super hero style story that’s not based on a previous comic book for a change. You’re struck by a nuclear blast of sorts then start gaining some serious electrical pow...

3 out of 5 found this review helpful.

An open-world extravaganza 0

inFAMOUS puts players in the shoes of bike messenger-turned-superhero Cole McGrath as he decides the fate of Empire City. Sucker Punch has created a living,dynamic urban space for you to explore with your wide array of electricity based super powers. Every decision you make changes this landscape, leading to a unique and engaging open-world experience.  The story is delivered through well stylized comic-book shorts as our hero discovers his new found powers and how his life ch...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Not quite beyond good and evil 0

Certain comic book storylines have been around long enough that few people bother to question their logic…provided they remain within their original fiction holding cell. People won’t question the science that allows a radioactive spider bite to grant one superpowers, let alone what exactly constitutes a “radioactive spider.” Most of us read these ludicrous but imaginative comics as kids, and the stories that have been around long enough that people are less eager in questioning the logic behind...

4 out of 6 found this review helpful.

It may get compared to Crackdown, but I had more fun 0

Listen up all you action/superpower/superhero/open-world fans, this game is for you and its one of the single best reasons to own a PS3, honestly.  I do not want to get into a specific detailed review, Brad's review serves that purpose, what I want to reiterate here, is that InFamous is a product of intelligent game design, fun/exciting gameplay, and an interesting story.    The game design and gameplay were well thought out and tie together nicely.  Its interesting how your character learns pow...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

It's absolutely electrifying......sorry. 0

I had never played a game from Sucker Punch before yesterday when I picked up inFamous, but I think I'm quite sure I will be buying all of their future products from now on because I ahd an absolute blast with this game.inFamous is a free-roaming superhero action game, the type of which usually suck. This game is totally original though as you play as a bike messenger named Cole who drops of a package that turns out to be a bomb that destroys most of Empire City (the game's setting). Cole wakes ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Cole MacGrath and the Electricus Sapienus 0

 Infamous (stylized as InFamous or inFAMOUS or StUpIdTiTlE) can be summed up to the layman as Grand Theft Auto with electric superpowers. You play as Cole MacGrath, a bike messenger who finds himself in the epicenter of a massive explosion that tears the fictional Empire City apart. Buildings collapse, bridges crumble, all that good stuff. So this bomb goes off, yadda yadda yadda, he has lightning powers. It's deeper than that but basically, that's all you need to know. The core mechanic of the ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fun (if glitchy) open-world, superpowers and frustrating enemy AI 0

Though I didn't actually finish inFAMOUS out of pure frustration, my time with the game was generally positive. The expansive city provides lots of collecting opportunities, all essential if you want to be the best (or worst) man you can be. The Crackdown-like collecting of shards to increase your power/life bar is a good incentive at first, but eventually it just breaks down to an OCD grabfest (gotta catch 'em all!).   Missions offer a decent variety and  the steady pace with which Cole earns h...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Why so Infamous? 0

Infamous is a shining example of an atmospheric open world game that doesn’t sacrifice story or gameplay in its attempts to give the player free reign over the game world. Playing as Cole, a bike messenger turned into an energy wielding superhuman, you’ll find yourself immediately immersed in a city full of destruction, despair and danger which is yours to either save or destroy.The first thing that you’ll notice about Infamous, are the amazing visuals which are superb technically, as well as ae...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Infamous Review 0

This is one of the first games I got for my PS3, and let me start by saying It's a good game.  You start out as Cole McGrath, a bad-ass delivery boy who's special package (not THAT special package), explodes in his face and he is granted superpowers and alot of people die. The story then follows Cole as he sets out to either fix the city he inadvertantly destroyed, or take it over for himself.  The first friend you encounter is Zeke, a fat, modern day Elvis wanna-be, and 'Trish', the girlfriend ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Late Bird Review: inFAMOUS 0

  It’s hard for me to decide where I should start when discussing Infamous. As opposed to a conclusion that wraps it all up I’ll put it in the intro. The game is okay. At most, you should really only play this game once, in my opinion. Despite the fact that everyone says that with the good and evil choices being a factor in replay value, a second playthrough really isn’t worth your time. In fact, having witnessed both sides of the coin, I can safely say that the slight differences in the way thi...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The best game this year so far..... 0

When looking a few months back, i was really looking forward to this game cause it was made from Sucker punch. But at times i was doubting them and the game, but now after around 70-80 hours spent on this game, i can now say this the most fun ive had in a open world game. The Game play is perfect in my eyes and the missions are so satisfying. There are 40 story missions and around 100 side missions, and u have to go through it twice to experience the whole game's storyline. So theres tons of val...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Are you ready to become inFamous? 0

Developed by famed studio, Sucker Punch, masterminds of the Sly Cooper franchise, inFamous is a PlayStation 3 exclusive open-world superhero game in the same vain as Activision's Spiderman series. The story follows the path of Cole, a courier in Empire City, who unwittingly finds himself delivering the most deadly of packages. The game opens after Cole's mysterious delivery goes horribly wrong, causing a huge explosion which tears the city apart, levelling 6 blocks completely. Somehow Cole survi...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Shock 'till they drop. 0

inFAMOUS follows the open world philosophy to the letter, giving you a large area full of various props, enemies, collectibles, and missions to explore as completely or thinly as you desire.  That sort of formula has been done numerous times, in fact, it has been done so many times that it is hard to justify ever playing these games without it having something significantly different or improved.  So, I suppose the real question is, does inFAMOUS do anything special?  For me, the tight controls ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The PS3 "killer app" pool keeps on growing 0

  Title: inFamous Release: May 26, 2009 Genre: Action Adventure Developer: Sucker Punch Publisher: SCEA Platform: PS3 Rating: T (Teen) Product Link: http://www.amazon.com/Infamous-Playstation-3/dp/B000ZK7ZOE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1245714819&sr=8-1 Website: http://www.infamousthegame.com/ Source Link: The only thing more exciting than a new franchise is new franchise developed by an acclaimed developer. Sucker Punch is best known for their work on...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Though derivative, This electrically-charged action game delivers 0

At this point, it feels like preaching to the choir to say that there isn't much incentive toward owning a PlayStation 3.  The unfortunate thing is that while the aforementioned statement is commonly perceived as true, there remains very little evidence to back it up.  Since the console's launch, it's managed to build an impressive library of first and third party titles, and though none of them quite measure up to that over-sought "killer app" status, games like Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Meta...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I'm a bastard. 0

Morality seems to be a big trend in gaming recently. Infamous marks the latest in a string of releases that puts the player's moral fiber to the test over the course of the story. What separates Sucker Punch's latest from, say, Mass Effect or Bioshock, is the impact that player's decisions have on the gameplay. See, protagonist Cole is imbued with electrical powers at the start of Infamous, and how these powers develop is dependent on the choices that players make throughout the game. Some power...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Best open world game in years- 0

That title might be grabbing your attention and be urging you to say "But Ferginator GTA4 is the best open world game ever!!!" and to you i would say that the GTA series has never had any appeal to me, partially due to its juvenile approach to crime, whilst also trying to tell a serious story of criminals, thats not to say im a super serious gamer who dosen't want any humor in games as i loved Saints Row 2. Anyway thats a different argument for another time and besides Infamous has none of these...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Stunning Game the Sly Cooper Guys 0

 Last year, we had two open world games with superpowers as the main hook. Prototype was the disappointing release and the other one was Sucker Punch (Sly Cooper makers)'s Infamous. And it was a solid addition to Sony's really good catalog of exclusives.You play Cole Porter, a courier who accidentally destroys your city with a bomb that manages to grant you incredible powers based on electricity. Your city gets quarantined, so the only thing that can save the city is you.And one of the ni...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fight Guns with....Lighting 0

Now I have to admit, I have played all four of Sucker Punch Productions Games and I found all of them to be fun, hilarious, filled with great action and controls. And the Sly Cooper series has probably the most memorable and charming cast of Characters I had ever seen. But suddenly, Sucker Punch drop’s their ‘Let’s make games that charm people and add a sort of light side to everything’ tagline to the now universal quote “Gritty realism+Moral Choices=Sell sell sell”. Infamous, or as it wants to...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A- 0

Sucker Punch delivers another high quality title with inFAMOUS.   They have taken some of the best parts from their Sly Cooper games and added a deeper, darker storyline to it.    Positives: Well scripted story Good voice acting Comic book stylized cut scenes Large open world Well executed power progression system  Fast paced action Satisfying endingGreat pacingKarma systemAdded replay value by alternate Karma story lines and abilities Negatives:Repetitive feeling side missions  Climbing can fe...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Electric Shock or a Wet Towel Flop?(inFAMOUS Review) 0

"Ever been called a terrorist?" This is just a taste of what it's like to think and act in Cole's shoes in Empire City. This game has plenty of moments that make you sit back and think about what just happened or could based upon your actions. It's easy to pick up, fun to play, and will leave a lasting impression when the credits finish rolling.Story-A very compelling narrative about your actions in a drastic situation. Whether you are good or evil you will find near the end of the game being Co...

2 out of 4 found this review helpful.

One of the best PS3 Exclusives out there. 0

For any gamer who loves comic books and/or has imagined him/herself as a superhero, inFamous is definitely the game for you. In inFamous, your superpowers are the ability to control electricity in a variety of ways, including lightning bolts, precision lightning bolts, lightning RPGs and Grenades, and more. It's important to note that your abilities don't become obselete as the game goes on. Each ability is good in certain situations and as a counter to other attacks, so the first skill you lear...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Repetitive gameplay, Uninventive story 0

Now, the concept of Infamous never sounded all that amazing to me. A regular guy turned hero with electricity powers doesn't sound that inventive and yeah, it really isn't in this game. The point that further aggravates me is the similarity your powers have to generic shooter weapons. Sure an electricity grenade sounds like a good idea but it just cheapens your powers when you feel like your just playing a bad shooter with electricity skins on all the weapons. Maybe I'm being to demanding, why s...

0 out of 3 found this review helpful.

inFamous! a must! 0

I'm going to assume you're read the wiki to this game... if you haven't... go back and do it.  I'll wait here...Go on...  Here's a link! Back?  Good...  on we go.I found the story very interesting... like a book you can't put down and stay up way too late reading.  That's what I found happening as I played through this game.  It would be 1 or 2 in the morning, and I kept telling myself... just one more mission, or a quick side mission... and then another and another.  The "cool" factor for me is...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

inFAMOUS is very fun to play but has some minor issues 0

     Overview:In inFAMOUS you play Cole Magrath an ordinary bike mesanger whos world changes when a package he's carrying explodes taking out 6 block of Empire City. He wakes up and realizes he has aquired electric powers. Then you basically two choices, save the city from destroying itself from the inside or help it destroy itself and have everone fear you.  The choices you make affect how you look, how others react to you, and what upgrades for your powers you can get. So there is reason to pl...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

inFAMOUS 0

 So glad I decided to play this. It's brilliant from start to finish, there's not really a single section I can say frustrated me that much. There were one or two moments in some of the later missions but it was nothing more than momentary frustration after I'd died. Nothing that dragged on or really pissed me off. There's an excellent amount of variety in the story missions and side missions alike. Even the boss fights are good.There's quite a lot to be done, it's not enormous in content as far...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

What a game!!! 0

InFAMOUS is great game!  The first PS3 game from sucker punch.  They showed they know how to make a quality product with InFAMOUS.  It is fun to play and engaging through its duration. STORY; 5/5 stars The story was my favorite part of this title.  It kept me wanting more and the end was dropping for me. GAMEPLAY; 5/5 stars The missions might be a little repetitive and the story might be a little boring at points doesn't change the fact that it is amazing.  The shooting feels great and the varie...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Shock, Then Awe 0

InFAMOUS; a game which has challenged my perceptions over the course of a 20 hour romp through the streets of a city plagued by gangs, plagues, and a general lack of back up generators. My experience with the game started out  leaving my comfortable gaming chair in search of a sandwhich would would keep me company during the mandatory loading process that Sony games have become fond of. Upon my return, I found myself sitting on top of a mound with bulidings falling down all around me. The grainy...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Sticky man 0

 Just to clarify, I prefer this over Prototype. Now that that's out of the way I can talk about Infamous! The game opens up with a huge explosion happening in Empire City. You (Cole Mcgrath) are at the center of this explosion and are wondering why you suddenly have superpowers. The story only really gets interesting towards the very end which actually has one of the best twists I've seen in a game this gen. Really didn't expect it at all. Most of the characters are kind of bland like Tri...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Infamous Review - Worth the $$$ 0

After going thru the game twice, I still want to go back in and zap things.  That says a lot about a game to me, I might be tooling around on Burnout, doing some Gears with some buddies, but I always look at Infamous and think how much fun I know I will have playing the game.  If you are reading this review, you know the ratings this game is getting....it's a great game, but is it the game for you?  I would say if you had fun with games like Crackdown, GTA4, Prototype, Hulk Ultimate Destruction,...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

InFamous(I'm loving it) 0

You know InFamous is a whole new game, it's not like those other superhero-games that everyone hates and wish Marvel would stop making old superhero-games. I had a lot of fun and when I played another game I always thought "I could sit right now and play InFamous but I don't, what the fuck is wrong with me" I did play it twice just to see all the things you can do in the game and thats one of the few games that I've completed twice. It's about Cole that wakes up after a big explosion with weird ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

One of Sony's best exclusives 0

InFAMOUS is easily one of the best PS3 games out on the market. Why you ask? Well there's a whole lot of reasons why. First is the story. inFAMOUS puts you in the shoes of Cole McGruth, a bad-ass who's package explodes in his face as he's delivering it some where. After healing up for about a week, he finds that now he has the power to control electrisity. He also learns that the city he lives in is quarintined to stop a spreading plauge. Cole is promised to obtain his freedom by working for an ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Kick the summer off with a SHOCK ! 0

It dosen´t happen very often but when it do I know the game is something special. I´m talking about the feeling you get from a really good game. You think about when going to bed and when you wake up the next morning its the first thing there. I don´t know exacly why InFamous did this to me, it was probably a combination of things that made this game feel totally and utterly fresh. Cole McGrath is a bike messenger in Empire City. He has a girlfriend name Trish and a best friend named Zeke. He en...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Think of it as extreme parkour 0

Back in 2007, Sony and Sucker Punch released a trailer for a little game called inFamous. It wasn't especially popular at first, but before long, it became one of the PlayStation 3's most anticipated titles. But along with anticipation comes the debate as to weigher or not the game can truly live up to the hype, and I'm proud to say that it exceeds it. True, there are many open world action games out there, but none of them have managed to combine shooting, platforming and superhero gameplay lik...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

An absolute must-buy for all PS3 owners. 0

I had never played a game from Sucker Punch before yesterday when I picked up inFamous, but I think I'm quite sure I will be buying all of their future products from now on because I had an absolute blast with this game.inFamous is a free-roaming superhero action game, the type of which usually suck. This game is totally original though as you play as a bike messenger named Cole who drops of a package that turns out to be a bomb that destroys most of Empire City (the game's setting). Cole wakes ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Infamous - Review 0

Review from http://bngames.basicallynothing.comInfamous is a Playstation 3 exclusive game by Developer SuckerPunch who are known for the SlyCooper games on the Playstation 2.  Imfamous is one of those rare games that can really deliver the “Hero” and or “Villain” experience like no game before it. Story: You are Cole McGrath, a delivery boy who is suckered into delivering a bomb that mysteriously grants you the ability to manipulate lightning and electricity.  You can be a Hero and be the good ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The "set-up a sequel at the end" problem 0

     Infamous had me until the very end of the game. I thought it was a great game that nailed every mechanic that it tried to implement. But then came the last cutscene of the game, and the plot twist. It was very underwhelming. It felt like a very cheap way to set-up the sequel. It was a big "fuck you, you are going to have to wait for the sequel" gesture to the player. The gameplay is perfect in Infamous, and there is not a single fault with any of its mechanics. It is the underwhelming story...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great Open World Mayhem 0

This was the first non-GTA game of the sandbox variety that I’ve actually enjoyed. The twist in this game is that you play as a guy with super powers, namely the ability to manipulate electricity – so plenty of hijinx ensue. This game was more like Crackdown than GTA for me, with less real open world freedom and more constant mayhem. However unlike Crackdown, the controls are tight, the mayhem is fun, and it has a story that provides sufficient context to everything you do. Also importantly, the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A game so Infamous its so good 0

 Infamous is a super hero sand box game by Sucker Punch studios (they made the Sly cooper series).  Although the game isn't polished graphics wise, it is amazing. Its like GTA with super powers with a good story. You are Cole MacGrath, a courior who is delivering package when a explosion happens at the center of Empire City.  But somehow you survive and gain electric super powers.  The city is cut off from the rest of the US and all the evil people begin to take over the city and its up to you ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Assault and Battery (get it?) *ZAP* 0

*Disclaimer* I am reviewing the game based on the demo* Yes, yes I know the demo can't possibly give me the whole breadth and width of the amazing experience that is bla bla bla.  Anyhow, I loved the intro to the game. I love the art style. I am not enamored with the controls or the fighting. Granted, that the demo amounting to little more than an ESCORT MISSION of a #!!@#@#! train did little to excite me. The protagonist's powers seem underwhelming. He tosses little snowball sized globes of ele...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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