Rated 8.9 out of 10 by 2277
Rated 9 out of 10
by Tigerfan814 Easy to pick up and play
Infamous: Second Son is the epitome of the pick up and play game. It won’t set the world on fire with a great story or revolutionary game play. But what it does so well is keep it simple, and keep it extremely fun. The controls are incredibly intuitive and easy to master. And the game does a good job to build your powers over the length of the game. You always feel powerful and in control.
A couple of minor quibbles are the length of the game and the repetitive nature of the side missions. The game only took me about 12 hours to beat. Pretty short for an open world game. But with that said, the game remained exciting for most of that time. And with the promise of addition side quest and future DLC, I will be holding on to my copy for quite some time.
And if nothing else, this is a great establishing point for Sucker Punch and the PS4. And I eagerly wave future installments.
+ Unadulterated fun!
+ You feel so powerful. Just a perfect balance
+ Solid, if not exceptional story
-Repetitive side missions
- Short game
Rated 10 out of 10
by deejanator96 The Best Infamous thus Far
When Infamous: Second Son was revealed last year as Sony's flagship next-gen experience, I set the bar INCREDIBLY high. The anticipation for a big-title game often brings a game crashing down, yet Second Son was different. With a unique character, fantastic power sets, and stunning visuals, I keep playing this work of art over and over again. Replay value is strong, after all, the Good/Bad endings are something to look forward to in the Infamous franchise. Sucker Punch also incorporated the new controller features well into the game (Light bar, Speaker, Touch Pad) and it doesn't feel gimmicky. The Story was strong, yet I felt that the Karma options need to be refreshed and tweaked a little with future game possibilties. All in all this title is a great way to kick off your PlayStation 4 experience and is definitely a game changer for the next generation for console gaming.
Rated 10 out of 10
by Marky360 THE GEST GAME EVER CREATED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The title says it all ladies and gentlemen. This game is THE BEST GAME EVER CREATED!!! There is not one single game in the history of the industry that can compare. This game is amazing I mean an absolute blast the lvl of fun your going to have with this game is unmeasurable. This game alone is worth buying a PlayStation 4 for. Its the ultimate game and the ultimate exclusive I guarangoddamntee you will NOT regret getting this game it will totally blow your entire perception of interactive media. The sheer amount of joy and entertainment derived from this game is enough to carry you through this entire console generation alone. I'm telling you do yourself a favor and BUY THIS GAME and make yourself eternally happy.
Rated 10 out of 10
by BatKira08 I cosplay awesome games
I immediately knew the voices of Delsin, Reggie and Fetch, which made me giggle like a school girl. I saw some of the behind the scenes footage for how you guys did the character match-ups (where you put dots on the faces and they act out every thing with a camera on their head and it's tracking every movement) ((awesome btw)) and the game was so fun I cosplay Delsin and Fetch a work sometimes to try and promote the game (I work for Gamestop). I tell all my customers about it and show them my cosplay pictures.
Rated 10 out of 10
by DeltaGhost202 Excellent Game, worth the cash, WITHOUT a doubt!
I loved this game. Why? It is so vibrant, astonishing, mind-bobbling, fine-looking, pleasing, and many MANY other great terms for this game. IT IS YOUR CHOICE on how this game ends. You can either become INFAMOUS, or a TRUE HERO! Even throughout the free roam gameplay, you have a choice to NOT KILL , OR KILL civilians and help heal random civilians OR kill them. Also, or free suspects from cages or who are locked up on the street, or again, KILL THEM. This game has EPIC boss battles that'll really make you learn the game, and also dominate opponents later on every fight that you come across. Upon developing all your powers you truly develop a sense of strategic advantages as you learn to ambush your opponents, use your resources for complete dominance, and utterly terrorize OR subdue your victims to submission. There is no, oh okay, in this game. It is either WOW I am going to make you bow to me, or I will stop any harm from happening to the civilians and free Seattle from these lies. Sure, the graphics are no Battlefield 4, but my gosh they are quite astonishing in their own way! Beautiful texture, and colors combined to truly make you feel like you are in a large city! Trust me, this city is SEATTLE... LARGE.... You think that it's just one medium sized section cut off by a destroyed bridge.. NO... you can travel to the other side and BAM another medium sized section to utterly and awesomely combine to a HUGE map to roam around! Very fun game.
Rated 9 out of 10
by Akullian Fun gameplay, amazing graphics.
Story isn't nearly as good as the first two inFamous games, but the game looks incredible. The newly added photo mode is amazing and really shows off how good the game looks. Constantly getting new powers keeps gameplay fresh, even though enemies don't change much.
Rated 8 out of 10
by PlatinumTrophyReview Enjoy Your Power.
Infamous Second Son gives a great introduction to the life of the PlayStation 4. With a new generation on consoles comes a whole new world for the infamous series. Enter Delsin Rowe, a 24 year old man who discovers he is a conduit one day when he is attacked by another conduit. Upon discovering his powers, he is thrilled and ready to jump into action. Right……If only life was that easy.
It has been 7 years since the events of infamous 2. Since then the public has been programmed to fear conduits. They are rounded up by military force and are verbally attacked in public. With the public and the military against him, Delsin will need more power if he wants to take back the city of Seattle. Though the game you will obtain and use a total of 3 power sets; Smoke, Neon, and Video
Smoke- a great defensive power during a fight, smoke will let you keep dodging and firing.
Neon-works well for traveling around the city, neon lets you dash down streets and up buildings to get to your objective point.
Video- the most powerful of the 3, video allows you to turn invisible and take out your enemies with stealth. You will obtain this power closer to the end of the game, and energy for this power is scarcer than others.
It doesn’t matter if you are someone who has played all the other infamous games hardcore, or if this is your first infamous game. Infamous Second Son is a game that can appeal to both parties. However, if you’ve played other sucker punch games, you might pick up on some things that others don’t.
I’ve been blown away by the graphics on PS4 with Infamous Second Son. While in cut-scenes and during gameplay I can tell the volume and depth of a character’s face and movement. The feature that stood out the most for me in the graphics was the wrinkles on Delsin’s forehead. They always expanded and contrasted to his emotions to show if he was calm, happy, angry, frustrated, etc..
With the help of the PlayStation 4 infamous has become more of an open world game. The slogan is “enjoy your power” and the game embodies that slogan well.
Rated 9 out of 10
by thegoob You gotta try this out.
You ever try the first two infamous games? I have. I loved them. Same basic concept, and you fit right into it. Now, you don't have to play the first two to be able to understand what the heck is going on in this game. It helps you, but it is not necessary. The controls are easy, and I'm talking "press this button and you explode a car". Not like, "press this and that button at the same time while also simultaneously pressing down every half second on the d-pad". Those game have great moves, don't get me wrong, but here, in infamous second son it feels almost natural. You now what moves you need to use and you know how to do them without thinking. It's not slow on the introducing new powers either. Just when you think you mastered one, BAM! Whole freaking new power. And it's an open world. No set thing to do next. Of course, doing the side missions help but you don't need them. It's fantastic. The powers are some I never would have given a second thought at. Smoke? Eh. Sounds weak. Neon? How would that work? Video? That just sounds lame. But now if a nuclear bomb goes off and we get super powers somehow, I'd want one of these. I prefer the neon, but that's up to you. None of the powers are exactly the same. The graphics are amazing. Blowing up tanks has never looked better. The smoke is so real looking and you can tell it is just so powerful. There are some kinks with the game, just like every other game in existence. Every once in a while Delsin randomly (while fighting) springs into the air, as a glitch. Not too life-threatening or anything, just a bit... Odd. You get back into the fight and it's like nothing happened. While jumping across some posts in the water, I hit a glitch that made it seem like I was falling but the posts were under me. I had to restart the game, which was annoying and slightly angering. But as soon as it loaded all the things I had done before leaving were still there. No harm done. One more thing that isn't a glitch but annoys me is the lack of resources for when you're running low on health or on your power. I know they want you to use different powers when yours gets low, but I like using a certain power for certain situations. And neon by far is the best of them. In my opinion. I love that they are doing this paper trail thing online. It's a bit sketchy and hard to follow at first but you soon learn how to beat it. I've just finished the last task on paper trail number 4(? Can't exactly remember the number...) and I can't wait till they come out with the next installment. If there were to be something I'd say to someone who hasn't played it, it would be that they have no idea what they are missing. It is a must play game. I'm just sorry I was so excited for it I gave it all my time and I beat it so fast. But I'm not worried, as like the last two games I can go back and be a villain. Being good was fantastic, but I bet being evil will show some real battles heating up. Cole MacGrath would be proud.
Rated 9 out of 10
by DEMON1C Gameplay was excellent while story was lacking
The gameplay was definitely better than it's predecessors but it's story didn't really improve. It is still the same black and white choices and I'm not saying it's a bad thing but it's not great either. I have always been a fan of the infamous franchise and I love this game so overall I think suckerpunch did an amazing job and I'm looking forward to the next game but one thing I wanted to mention is the paper trail. I think they should have released the 6 parts for each day after launch not weeks, nobody wants to play a part that takes an hour at most and then wait a week to play the next part it's just too drawn out they should have released one part for the first 6 days after launching the game. So hopefully the next dlc will just be a dowload and play kind of thing I'm not a fan of waiting haha