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inFAMOUS Goes Gold!

Brian Fleming's Avatar + Posted by Brian Fleming on Apr 16, 2009 // Sucker Punch Productions

inFamous Pack Front final

3+ years, 60+ people, insane amounts of caffeinated beverages, and 70,000+ individual checkins of code, art, and media, and what do you get? A gold disc for inFAMOUS! We got the news late yesterday (just in time for the team to run off and tip a few back!) and I’m not sure it’s really sank in for me yet. But it’s official, and somewhere I hope they’re stamping out your copy of inFAMOUS right as you read this!

It’s a tradition here to bust out old builds and videos of the game and laugh at ourselves for how *crappy* the game was 2 years ago. It’s a strange combination of humiliation at how we ever showed those builds to people, appreciation to Sony for believing in us even when the game was so provably terrible, and sense of accomplishment at how far we were able to come, especially in the last 6-12 months. Plus it’s just plain hilarious to see some of our really BAD ideas on-screen.

But that’s the journey of making video games. We’re proud of what we accomplished getting to here, but the point of it all was to make something for you guys to enjoy — and we’re hopeful that you will drop us a note and let us know what you think after you’ve beaten the game! Enjoy the ride and thanks so much for all your support!

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you want to know what the last few weeks were like for Brian and the Sucker Punch team, look out for the Road To Gold dev diary releasing in May.

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165 Comments

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+ tirminyl on April 16th, 2009 at 10:10 pm said:

Awesome! I can’t wait for the dev video.

Brian, can you answer to what the projects final line count was?


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+ leingod05 on April 16th, 2009 at 10:41 pm said:

Good luck guys. Sony 1st party rocks.


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+ ssmcp137 on April 16th, 2009 at 10:54 pm said:

this game looks awesome but can we at least get a demo to enjoy it while we are waiting for it


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+ unlawful_ric on April 16th, 2009 at 11:01 pm said:

sick game getting it 4 sure


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+ Incubuster on April 16th, 2009 at 11:01 pm said:

Hooray! And congrats, this will be my #1 game next month! :D


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+ RandomBeast on April 16th, 2009 at 11:20 pm said:

Congratulations Sucker Punch. I can’t wait for the release! Day one buy for sure.


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+ ynp7 on April 17th, 2009 at 12:31 am said:

Looks great, too bad that I’m so backlogged I won’t get around to playing it until 2012 or something.


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+ HanSolo on April 17th, 2009 at 12:54 am said:

i have already pre ordered it and paid it in full, i really cant wait to play this game


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+ IIIKAGEIII on April 17th, 2009 at 1:07 am said:

i would like to know more. i have fallen out of open world game and im looking for a good one but different to gta.. i think gta has been done.. we need something different like alliens or something.
i have been hearing a bit about infamous but only like… oh infamous is comming out or infamous releasing early. i haven’t heard of stuff like.. what you actually do… i want a developer interview please. im still wondering weather this is a AAA title or just AA. theres so many good sony games coming out i only have enough cash for the AAA ones…and psn games


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+ themacstewie on April 17th, 2009 at 1:09 am said:

I’ll await the reviews :P


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+ Mich_be on April 17th, 2009 at 1:38 am said:

I will buy this game if the reviews are any good. Previews have been overwelmingly positive though, keep up the great work Sucker Punch!


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+ acmilanboy on April 17th, 2009 at 1:48 am said:

Here is hoping for good reviews… I am really so short in cash..


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+ jasopan_ on April 17th, 2009 at 2:00 am said:

I might just get this, hope there’s a demo


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+ alaM0000 on April 17th, 2009 at 2:42 am said:

NO DEMO YET HUH!!!??? =P


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+ usjvc on April 17th, 2009 at 2:55 am said:

Congratulations! Infamous in mine day one!


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+ somethingatt on April 17th, 2009 at 3:47 am said:

Day 1 purchase.

MARKET THESE GAMES SONY!


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+ digitalpowershot on April 17th, 2009 at 3:59 am said:

Don’t make the same mistake and start to market your games SONY! Killzone2 needs more marketing (worldwide only over 1mIllion copies after 2,5months?)! inFamous needs much more marketing!

…and bring inFamous to Europe in May too! one copy will be mine!


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+ BlazednSleepy on April 17th, 2009 at 4:11 am said:

omg..i cannot freakin wait!!!!!


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+ EmperorKorea on April 17th, 2009 at 4:15 am said:

hopefully this will sell well. PS3 games never sell in the US.


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+ MOMBYK on April 17th, 2009 at 4:18 am said:

As long as it is from Sucker Punch, it is bound to be good.


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+ crazykiller666 on April 17th, 2009 at 4:20 am said:

I cant wait till it comes out. i will be the firs one to by it


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+ pecorre on April 17th, 2009 at 4:39 am said:

I want to see those awfull videos too! I hope the game will include a making of.


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+ MightyB69 on April 17th, 2009 at 4:44 am said:

hmm.. have seen a lot of video from the game and read a lot of info and I still don’t really understand what the game is about? I hope it will do well.. the developers are a good company and I hope they already are working on a new Sly game for my son. It is his favorite game series.


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+ r-nice on April 17th, 2009 at 4:50 am said:

I will be getting this game when it comes out.


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+ Septimus on April 17th, 2009 at 5:43 am said:

Can we get to see some of the old videos/making of stuff as an unlock or something in the game?


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+ marcindpol on April 17th, 2009 at 5:52 am said:

ok i think i would buy it!, but i live in EUROPE!, so when it is going to be released in out here? in EUROPE!???


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+ ADR143 on April 17th, 2009 at 6:03 am said:

good devs!

cant w8 for this!


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+ fan1310 on April 17th, 2009 at 6:08 am said:

Can’t wait for this game, looks awesome!


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+ Bilouze on April 17th, 2009 at 6:21 am said:

can’t wait for the patch ! what ? isn’t this a tradition as well with this generation ?


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+ reson8er on April 17th, 2009 at 6:29 am said:

I can’t wait to play this. Looks awesome.

Please make sure to get the word out on the street about this game.


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+ DonnyG on April 17th, 2009 at 7:13 am said:

Can’t wait to try it.


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+ Mattchewie on April 17th, 2009 at 7:29 am said:

I’m super stoked for this games. My hats off to Sucker Punch for putting in the hours to get the release date moved up!


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+ jbullfrog23 on April 17th, 2009 at 8:08 am said:

Awesome! Looking forward to it. Still have my fingers crossed for Sly 4 :-)


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+ FLPnJC on April 17th, 2009 at 8:10 am said:

Well done SuckerPunch for making an awesome looking game!
and kudos for releasing it earlier! =]
you guys need a well deserve vacation!


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+ FLPnJC on April 17th, 2009 at 8:12 am said:

oh and of course. . .we’ll be expecting some GREAT dlc from you guys!


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+ scorpio182 on April 17th, 2009 at 8:31 am said:

Only until recently am i interested in this game which is a good thing.

Is a demo in the works?

Congrats to the guys at Sucker Punch…


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+ LordRaoh on April 17th, 2009 at 10:02 am said:

Can’t wait for the game. Glad its coming out sooner than expected.

But here is hoping sony actually markets this game unlike Killzone 2. I have a co worker who hadnt even heard of killzone 2 until today. He doesnt go to gaming websites so if it wasnt for people like me he would never know about half the games sony releases.

I hope sony isnt actually paying someone a salary to handle its marketing.


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+ SuperSonic1305 on April 17th, 2009 at 10:49 am said:

Day 1


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+ AguilarX on April 17th, 2009 at 10:51 am said:

Sony, be thankful for all this awesome exclusives you guys get. now market them!!!! seriously, resistance2 suffered even lbp, valkyria chronicles, resistance psp, now this!!!? its coming out next month, show tons of advertisements!!!


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+ Zookey on April 17th, 2009 at 10:53 am said:

Congrats guys!


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+ sam_i_jam on April 17th, 2009 at 11:26 am said:

Can’t wait!


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+ SKELLY7 on April 17th, 2009 at 11:50 am said:

The more I see this game, the more I want it!
Great work SP.


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+ Berae on April 17th, 2009 at 11:53 am said:

congrats! im buying this day one!


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+ Edd on April 17th, 2009 at 12:28 pm said:

this is a day one by for me, looks fantastic guys you really did an awesome job. Even better it’s getting released sooner than expected so i can play it before heading to costa rica this summer! :)


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+ loklok10 on April 17th, 2009 at 12:40 pm said:

good job guys! hope this is anohter awosome game from ps3 family! cant wait!


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+ P01SKA933 on April 17th, 2009 at 1:11 pm said:

Day 1 purchase for me, Sucker Punch along with Insomniac, Naughty Dog and Team Ico are all tied as my favourite developers =)


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+ DustyBlue on April 17th, 2009 at 2:07 pm said:

We appreciate it Sucker Punch. Just out of curiosity, do you have any plans for a new Sly Cooper game? Me and many others love those games.


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+ L337h4n on April 17th, 2009 at 2:32 pm said:

This game is gonna be pimp! Can’t wait to buy it!


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+ vinchia on April 17th, 2009 at 2:49 pm said:

yeah


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+ juanpipe on April 17th, 2009 at 3:48 pm said:

I really want to see that old build! It’s not to laugh at you if that’s what you’re thinking… Really have to get this game.


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