Still with developer Sucker Punch, inFamous: Second Son will be welcomed – when released on March 21st - by PlayStation 4 owners who may perhaps be feeling somewhat starved of content at the moment.
For those not up to speed – this will be the third main inFamous title and continues the tale of a North America that lives with a somewhat Totalitarian society that happens to also be populated by folks known as Conduits. Conduits can harness the elementary-type powers of such things as electricity sources. Cole McGrath – the central character of the first two releases – certainly relied on electricity to fuel both offensive, defensive and movement skills.
The result was gameplay that feels liberating. inFamous provided an open world of liberating possibilities opened by these Conduit powers. It is game-play that gives a nod to games such as Crackdown and Assassin’s Creed, and is certainly a great deal of fun.
Anyway, Delsin is in the vicinity of a bus crash that upon rushing to help the occupants he comes in contact with a Conduit that survived Cole’s last violent act. This Conduit imparts his gift/affliction to Delsin. Unlike Cole and his ability to absorb electricity to turn into superhero-like abilities, Delsin will be able to utilise the more mundane sounding features of smoke and neon.
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