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inFAMOUS 2 Mission Design Contest: Storytellers Wanted

Collin Moore's Avatar Posted by Communications Manager, Zombie Studios

If you’ve played inFAMOUS 2, you’ll know that it comes with a complete set of mission design tools to allow you to construct your very own missions within the game. Not to mention that when you’re in the game world, you can play other’s creations for yourself to keep the inFAMOUS 2 fun going beyond the game. Some of you have shown off some real talent in creating missions, while some of you may not have had the chance to get your hands on it yet.

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Now, to get ready for the release of inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood on PlayStation Network, we’re announcing “Cole’s Missing Mission,” our very first mission design contest in the inFAMOUS universe.

Think you’re an expert in creating missions in inFAMOUS 2? Now you’ve got a chance to prove it. Using the UGC tools in inFAMOUS 2, we’re challenging you to come up with a Narrative based mission that tells a unique Cole story; meaning you’ll need to apply the Narrative tag to your mission for it to be considered. The winning mission will have all the right stuff: a great Cole-centric story, all while happening within one mission (so no multiple part missions, i.e. Part 2, Part 3, etc). The level must be created after the announcement date (today), and submitted before October 22nd October 25th.

To make the cut, the level must have a user rating of 4.5 stars and have at least 15 ratings. One grand-prize winner will receive a Good and Evil Cole statue from inFAMOUS 2 , their mission featured in-game as a highlighted mission, $1,000.00 in PlayStation Store credit in the form of a voucher (voucher will be emailed to the winner’s email address that is linked to their PSN ID), a signed copy of inFAMOUS 2 by the Sucker Punch team, and the winning mission will be highlighted on the PlayStation.Blog. Two runner-ups will each have their designed mission featured in-game as a highlighted mission, $100.00 in PlayStation Store credit in the form of a voucher , and the mission highlighted on the PlayStation.Blog.

Once you’ve created and published your mission with the ‘Narrative’ tag applied, you’ll need to do the following to submit it to the contest:

  • Navigate to infamousthegame.com on the internet and sign into the website with your PSN ID.
  • Navigate to Community –> UGC Missions. Scroll to the bottom and select “My Published” and identify the level you want to submit.
  • Select and submit the level (“Entry”) by clicking on “Submit My Mission” button.
  • Submit your entry or get more info by going to the official inFAMOUS website.

Once you’ve submitted, we’ll be reviewing all qualified entries starting October 25th, and announcing the winner on November 11th, 2011. You can read full contest rules here.

So make your “Cole’s Missing Mission”! Although it should have a narrative focus, don’t forget, it should be fun and fair to play as well. After all, inFAMOUS is known for super-hero action, so we can’t forget the fun stuff! You’ll want to have as many people review and play your mission before you submit it as well. If you need help, check out Sucker Punch’s UGC Tutorial Videos to get a grasp on the basics. Get ready for even more inFamous with the standalone PSN title inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, coming to PSN October 25. Stayed tuned to the PlayStation.Blog for details on all things inFAMOUS!

For more details on Cole’s Missing Mission design challenge contest, see the Official Rules.

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BlueBulletBill said:

October 12th, 12:53 pm

Now can we get some information about Festival of Blood’s plot premise?

BlueBulletBill said:

October 12th, 12:54 pm

Oh, and first, of course.

Verdeloth26 said:

October 12th, 12:56 pm

This sounds perfect. I’ve been trying to think of a mission to write to get that trophy anyway. Now that I can win some money I’m gonna have to put my everything into this!

Deathspear666 said:

October 12th, 1:00 pm

@BlueBulletBill…Derping about your “first” comment are you?

jaja2u said:

October 12th, 1:02 pm

Anymore information about Infamous Festival of Blood? I’m not sure yet if I should pre-order due to the fact that there is limited information about it.

Thanks

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    Collin Moore said:

    October 12th, 1:27 pm

    More information about inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood will be coming soon. Stay tuned.

bowman151 said:

October 12th, 1:06 pm

Sounds awesome. I’ll have to fire up the UGC and give this a go.

TheGuardianFID said:

October 12th, 1:35 pm

Pre-ordered FoB, I’m thirsty, MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, ahem sorry!!! >8( 8P 8)

AJLareneg said:

October 12th, 1:37 pm

I pre-ordered Festival of Blood the moment I found out I could. :D

The contest sounds pretty cool too, good luck to everyone who enters! I would, but I already have the Cole figures…so someone else should give it a try.

UnbelievablyRAW said:

October 12th, 1:43 pm

Hey Collin. Can you play my first mission misFORTUNE? I think its a 4/5 right now but I only have like 40 plays :(

lisatsunami said:

October 12th, 1:48 pm

Scout & Collin, this contest sounds great. I look forward to playing the top winning missions, & yes, FOB pre-ordered. Thanks for the spooky dynamic theme.

Kchow23 said:

October 12th, 1:52 pm

Is the contest open to all? (ie. Not US only)

BigBoss672 said:

October 12th, 1:53 pm

1.000,00$? @#!* I live in Europe!

TKD_Prodigy75 said:

October 12th, 1:57 pm

Wow! Sounds like fun!

UltraRazpacho said:

October 12th, 2:34 pm

Damn.

I might just go out and buy inFamous 2 to enter this.

Bioman20 said:

October 12th, 2:35 pm

Yeah what Kchow said. Are Canadians welcome?

revanchisticsora said:

October 12th, 2:46 pm

Already preordered FoB. Am so excited for Oct. 25. Any info soon?

bengiepr234 said:

October 12th, 3:52 pm

Why can’t I participate for being from Puerto Rico? I’m an InFamous fan, i even bought the Hero edition of InFamous 2 when it came out, for $99.99, and suffered when it began to be sold at $59.99. I should have said something earlier, but I’m not one to make a fuss about everything! I think I should get compensated! :) Nah but good luck to all who can make it!

bnfdhfdhfd said:

October 12th, 4:33 pm

It would take me the rest of my life to spend $1000 on PSN. I wish I hadn’t made so much UGC lately, I’m out of ideas! :P

Modest-Genius said:

October 12th, 4:55 pm

US entry only? That sucks hard guys.

NeoPhantome said:

October 12th, 5:07 pm

Yup US only … again :(

Modest-Genius said:

October 12th, 5:08 pm

I really hope they do a Europe/UK version of this contest…

There are something like 16 different creators who have narrative missions featured and I’m in that group =[

killercroc119 said:

October 12th, 5:11 pm

I don’t own this game anymore, but man, this will probably be pretty sweet.

Seth9977 said:

October 12th, 5:29 pm

4.5 stars to qualify huh? I think people can get that so long as those people who randomly rate 1 star aren’t present.

Chaos_Bladez said:

October 12th, 5:33 pm

I find it funny that if you win, you win another copy of the game that you used to win and make the level. :P

SlayerTJB98 said:

October 12th, 5:43 pm

UGHHHHHHHHHHH!!! I wish I had my copy of Infamous 2 that I let my Uncle borrow so I could borrow New Vegas Dangit!.

Akibara12 said:

October 12th, 6:44 pm

U.S. Territories not included?! Come on Sony and Sucker Punch, you’ve got fans there too ya know!

Blade133 said:

October 12th, 6:58 pm

Ah, I’ve been waiting for a mission design contest to get back into the game. Can’t wait to tell this story . . .

Basindo said:

October 12th, 9:18 pm

When I read this on the PS Blog homepage, I was pretty sure I wasn’t going to do it, but I read it anyway because I’m a huge Infamous fan. When I saw $1,000 and $100 PS Store credit for the winner and runner ups, I flipped. I’m not the creative type at all, stink at art, and couldn’t really make anything in LittleBigPlanet or Infamous 2 itself, but I’m going to try my best. I think I can come up with a good story but just to make it long and fun is the harder part.

Good luck to everybody, may the best me win. Thanks Sucker Punch and Sony!

Basindo said:

October 12th, 9:20 pm

@14 You should have the game anyway! It has to be the dark horse for best game of the year (even though no body wil even consider it) =(. But the game is awesome, some of the best singleplayer gameplay you can get on consoles today.

Dracorius said:

October 13th, 7:37 am

Goodness gracious! What a final grand prize!!!! You can buy a lot games from the psn store with that amount. Just looking at the rules…. Shucks. I can’t enter. I live way too north from Montana…..Oh well…good luck to everybody else!

DemoniOtaku said:

October 13th, 7:42 am

What about Latin American players of inFAMOUS? must we be US resident? I hae account onthe US PSn… Can’t participate?

DemoniOtaku said:

October 13th, 7:46 am

@24 It’s a SIGNED (by all the SuckerPunch Team) copy of inFAMOUS 2… that in some years would be very much valuable…;)

spiderboy59 said:

October 13th, 12:14 pm

niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

destroy619_ said:

October 13th, 5:14 pm

Sounds awesome

Welmosca said:

October 14th, 12:45 pm

@UltraRazpacho – off-topic but hey man how did you get this avatar is totally awesome.

Welmosca said:

October 14th, 12:48 pm

@ bnfdhfdhfd – it looks like she made a mistake because right below her quote of 1000 she wrote 100.

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