After a relatively slow start, the 2013 PlayStation Meeting finally started to gain some momentum, and what better game to rev things up than with inFAMOUS: Second Son, an upcoming addition to the inFAMOUS series on the PlayStation 4.
Nate Fox of Sucker Punch Productions presented the title, starting with an eerie introduction about the price we pay to feel secure in our society. This is all, of course, foreshadowing the world that players will be thrown into with Infamous: Second Son. Security cameras are stationed in every corner of a dark, dilapidated city (Seattle, WA), while officers monitor everything from a control room. Add in some armed patrols and security checkpoints and you’ve got what appears to be a seriously oppressed populous.
While the world appears to be under the microscope of DUP, a mysterious organization in charge of said security, there are those that aren’t into the whole 1984 vibe. Enter the series’ newest superhuman, a dude with a beanie and chain bracelets, who reminds ol’ DUP that they are, “Not in control.” The game’s new Cole? Perhaps. From what is shown, his powers appear fire-based, similar to inFAMOUS 2‘s Nix. A Cole and Nix love baby? Also perhaps. (Probably not)
Since the trailer is purely cinematic, there isn’t a lot to draw upon. Not a single character is named and only one superhuman is shown, but perhaps there are more. His powers might also be the result of another Blast, which is how Cole and others gained their abilities. What we also don’t know a lot about is how it will play on the PS4, or how it will utilize the system’s new controller. Sony and Sucker Punch will likely release more information in the near future as the PS4 has been dated for sometime in holiday 2013. Also, Infamous was totally on our PS4 Event Predictions list, as was Killzone: Shadow Fall and Watch Dogs. Not bad. Go us.
No word yet on when inFAMOUS: Second Son will release, but hopefully it’ll be a PS4 launch title.
Be sure to stay tuned to Game Rant for more on today’s PlayStation Meeting.
inFAMOUS: Second Son is currently in development for PlayStation 4.
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