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inFAMOUS 2: Behemoth, UGC Detailed in Sucker Punch Videos

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Have you ever put on a wedding or a huge party? A bunch of us are in working this weekend, but it’s not just the normal bug fixing, polishing, and optimizing. Today we’re hanging art, arranging some furniture, and (shudder) cleaning up our offices. All of this is being done in preparation for the 60+ media members who will be flying up to Seattle on Monday for our “Media Day” event for inFAMOUS 2. So you can think of this as our once-every-two-years chance to spruce up the place, and put on a little bit of a show.

So here’s my Virtual Media Day for you guys, a blow-by-blow breakdown of what we’re showing.

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In the morning we’ll be hosting all the international press members on a tour of our studios in Bellevue. We will hold out some hope for good weather so we can do some interviews and photos out on the deck. We’ll turn the visitors loose on the bustling metropolis that is Bellevue, Washington and start prepping for our afternoon show. South of the Mariners stadium, we’ll be hosting an evening event showcasing three inFAMOUS 2 highlights:

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First, a battle with the monster we call The Behemoth. If you remember way way back to our E3 demos last year, we hinted at the existence of this monster…Well, here’s your chance to see him! As far as inFAMOUS 2 goes, he’s one of the most important enemies we’ve built. We showed an early version of him at our very first greenlight meetings back in December 2009. Seems like a long time ago!

Second, we’ll show a mission called Forced Conduits. If you’ve been following along closely, you know that Conduits are people who are candidates to become super powered. But in this mission, we find out that someone has figured out how to somehow force ordinary people to become conduits… An interesting development in the narrative of inFAMOUS 2!

Finally, we’ll show a handful of missions created in our User-Generated Content tools. I got the chance to play through these missions over the weekend, and the exciting thing for me was the diversity of gameplay being built by the QA staff helping us get ready for our inFAMOUS 2 Limited Beta (on Tuesday!!!). We’ll be showing nicely created combat scenarios, a very cleverly told story mission, and a lyrical reference to an arcade game gone by. A good set overall!

It’s a pretty exciting week, I hope you all get the chance to check out a little more about these new missions! Wish us luck with the media, and I’ll be back again soon with another update!

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SeeImage_inc said:

April 11th, 11:29 pm

All I have to say is…

8^(________________________________)

XScreamingEagleX said:

April 11th, 11:38 pm

OH MY GAWD!!!

IS IT JUNE 9 ALREADY?!?! HURRY UP!!!

i am buying this along with L.A Noire!!!!!!

Brutananadlewski said:

April 11th, 11:57 pm

wow sucker punch. you guys have out did yourselves. this game looks amazing. i cant wait.

Mijeme said:

April 12th, 12:27 am

O.O Cole is aweshome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

XNero said:

April 12th, 1:38 am

When you press start in this game the beast will blow up Empire City :P

Busca-Cabezas said:

April 12th, 2:02 am

I’m so freaking glad I won this game thx to Subway!! Hopefully it will get to me in time cause thx to this Blog post I really can’t wait!! =P

alok893 said:

April 12th, 2:40 am

@XNero
I hope so and then Cole vs Beast Fight Starts!

BlooodyCow said:

April 12th, 2:53 am

Game of the Year. Most likely for me personally

loadstone007 said:

April 12th, 2:56 am

What’s with the new voice for Cole? He sounds like a geeky teenager with zits! Couldn’t you have found someone in the caliber of Nathan Drake?

memortally said:

April 12th, 3:00 am

Are you kidding with me ? :D WOOOWW look at that giant Monster MAN it`s HUGE !! :) i am happy about cole is now much more faster then first game especially when he fly in air looks like sooo much fun . i am sad to say but infamous series are underrated hope second game sell MANY MANY copies cause this game and SuckerPunch deserves it ;)

Well done folks looks like you did it and this time it`s 10 times badd ass ;)

vfiuza said:

April 12th, 3:01 am

3D pleeeeeeeaase!!!!

Korbei83 said:

April 12th, 3:33 am

June 7 can’t come soon enough.

Premize said:

April 12th, 4:12 am

I’m still sold to these guys, but I really think they should release UGC content to improve on the levels that people play. Just so things don’t get boring in the next year or two because there should be something new around the corner.

I also think that the Hero Edition should be released in the UK.

RafiTsantsiper said:

April 12th, 4:15 am

With all the respect , I really think we’ve seen enough of this game. Don’t get me wrong , I LOVE this game and I finished the first game 3 times and I plan on pre-ordering the hero edition but I want to be surprised when I play this game :(

poodude said:

April 12th, 4:21 am

Goin’ on a Media Blackout for this game, I already know it’s gonna be amazing and I don’t want any spoilers :).

Axecution said:

April 12th, 4:37 am

Had to stop watching about half way through.

You guys really need to learn to not spoil major things. :/

Anyway, looks totally awesome. xD

digitalman123 said:

April 12th, 4:45 am

Z. O. M….. Uh……… line? G.

TheSil said:

April 12th, 5:31 am

Ah, Sucker Punch, what pleasures await us!

XMbeaner said:

April 12th, 6:07 am

Meh

onuosfan said:

April 12th, 6:14 am

I CANNOT WAIT to play this game!!!

Sindred said:

April 12th, 7:08 am

DAMN! This looks amazing. I echo the Three Dee sentiment. Only if it doesn’t affect the game’s performance.

MyUncle_Socks said:

April 12th, 7:20 am

Sony please buy Sucker Punch…… Pleasssseeeee

MyUncle_Socks said:

April 12th, 7:29 am

Looks like another great game. It seems it’s PLAY.CREATE.SHARE game…….

jazzyrider said:

April 12th, 7:40 am

No invites for local Seattle gamers?! Would love to check this out. Oh well can’t wait for the game though!!

radiantshadow92 said:

April 12th, 7:43 am

gAME OF THE YEAR!

EliminatorZigma said:

April 12th, 8:11 am

Anyone notice what the ticker on the theater says at 0:29?

kivi95 said:

April 12th, 8:12 am

Just give the game Game of the year now!!!!

Link01 said:

April 12th, 8:14 am

I seriously hope I get into the beta today. I signed up day one. Anyways, looks amazing guys. Love the addition of challenging enemies versus the repetition of the first one. The only thing that worries me, is the fact that the evil electricity kind of looks like fire at first. I think this is off because you guys actually do have a fire power. I’d just tune the colors though, shouldn’t be a hard fix right?

kivi95 said:

April 12th, 8:14 am

76# SLY4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! First sly collection and now this,It must be showed at E3.

Link01 said:

April 12th, 8:18 am

btw, what’s with all the site maintenance? Is it security? or is it user abilities being added?

Ama_Daoes said:

April 12th, 8:32 am

Holy (expletive)!!!!!!!!! I can’t wait to play this gem!!!!!! This is 2011’s must have game of the year along with Uncharted 3 of course.

ckpotc said:

April 12th, 9:20 am

Wow. This game looks amazing. It looks like it will be a giant improvement over the first. Can’t wait to get it!

SLY-HIMO said:

April 12th, 9:43 am

o_O awesome game , its rewly gooooooood >>>sold

drunk_vader said:

April 12th, 10:05 am

My girlfriend walked into the room and asked me why I had tears in my eyes? Because inFAMOUS 2 is so BEAUTIFUL!! Damn, 2 more months to wait… Ahhhhh, what a torture.

richibosss said:

April 12th, 11:30 am

This game is impressive,physical movements are amazing,and the lighting effects.This is a truly exclusive on the Ps3.

that-acmilan-guy said:

April 12th, 11:42 am

MY GOD! You can clearly see the cinmatic presentation is much improved on the level of Uncharted series! The visuals and everything is almost as big of a leap as a next-gen :\

1 question: Custom soundtrack?

toontagger said:

April 12th, 11:48 am

I am seriously in love with this game….
June 7th cant come fast enough!!!!!!!!!

that-acmilan-guy said:

April 12th, 11:51 am

The best thing about infamous 2 thanks to user generate content is that its an open world game and you access those missions from the world without any menus. This makes for a living breathing world.

FRANKMAN1 said:

April 12th, 11:57 am

OMG! Hope i get in! FFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUU YEAH!

OwlExterminators said:

April 12th, 11:57 am

Been waiting for this forEVER. Following this game since announce date. And I pre-ordered the Hero edition. with the sniper blast power and all of this UGC stuff, this will destroy my life. HAPPILY.

TJLEW said:

April 12th, 11:59 am

Has anyone got any codes for the beta?

Taara said:

April 12th, 12:37 pm

I’m loving the new location so much,
this New Orleans-like setting is absolutely brilliant!
We’re tired of all kinds of New York rip-offs, glad to see that some developers have taken notice and exploring new (and gorgeus) locales!
Sucker Punch!

jadjohnny said:

April 12th, 12:37 pm

as a musician myself…. i LOVE the music soundtracks so far. dark, intrigued, violent but well-implemented, love the string on the half part of the video with the good Cole show up.

Definitely a soundtrack that I WILL buy for sure :oD

erlycon78 said:

April 12th, 12:47 pm

With this and Uncharted 3, my year is complete. Already have the Hero Edition pre-ordered through Amazon for release date delivery. Can’t wait? That’s an understatement!

FonFahbre said:

April 12th, 1:16 pm

Jaw dropping. Definitely a day 1 buy.

GameKraze said:

April 12th, 1:48 pm

Freakin’ Awesome! June 7th is not coming fast enough! ;-P

HazeBlaze said:

April 12th, 3:53 pm

I can’t wait for this game to come out!!!!!! I think I would be okay with SP never moving to a new franchise, lol… just keep finding ways to make this one more awesome with each iteration!!!

Honestly guys/gals… I grew up on the original nintendo. And you all have succeeded in making the type of game I used to fantasize about when I was a kid.

The user generated content actually looks like it may be the coolest implementation of it I have seen this gen too! Beta invite, yes please!

CAB69__ said:

April 12th, 4:17 pm

inFAMOUS 1+2= BEST GAME EVER!!!! I pre-ordered hero edition and simply cannot wait. This is my favorite game of all time.

theultimatenub said:

April 12th, 4:53 pm

looks great

fabtrocks said:

April 12th, 7:55 pm

Has anyone got a beta email yet?, shouldn’t we have?, its April 12th.

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