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Prototype
7.9 out of 10

Prototype

The game is set in New York City as a virus infects people and t Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

gamesnafu.com
24 April 2012
  • Excerpt: What do you get when you take a city like in Grand Theft Auto, replace the armies of cops with real armies outfitted with helicopters and tanks, and give yourself some ridiculously over the top super powers? The answer is Prototype, an action game made by Radical Entertainment.
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Overall 7
7.0

Prototype – PC Review

Unigamesity
11 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Even though a blast, as I said in the introduction, Prototype is kind of a chaotic one. It still remains a blast, indeed, but one you can’t really control as you would’ve wished to.
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Overall 8
8.1
Gameplay 9
9.0
Looks 8
7.5

Prototype (PC) - Review

VGChartz
12 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Prototype is, at its heart, the game that so many superhero games of the past have always wanted to be. From the supremely terrible Superman 64 to the surprisingly decent Spider-Man 3 , superhero games have always reached for that epic experience but inevitably seem to come up well short of that...
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Overall 9
8.5

Prototype

Auracore MediaWorks
6 July 2009
  • Summary: Jumpkick a helicopter, hijack a tank, or just fling someone fifty meters.
  • Pros: A wide variety of objectives; large amount of upgrades; intense action; lots of options for combat; good targeting system; enough gameplay to keep you occupied for a while.
  • Cons: Sub-par graphics; constant army attacks can get repetitive; camera can't keep up; movement gets a little difficult to control.
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Overall 7
7.1

Prototype

Defunct Games
23 June 2009
  • Summary: Even with its lack of replay and inconsistent graphics, Prototype is still a worthwhile investment for anybody who wants to be the superhero. There's a lot of variety to your attacks and a great sense of pacing, especially when it comes to the first half of the game.
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Overall 8
8.0

Prototype Review

PlayStation Universe
18 June 2009
  • Summary: Brutally satisfying, Prototype offers hours of explosive, unscripted fun.
  • Pros: Alex's brilliant range of superpowers and upgrades, The over-the-top combat and resulting chaos, The game's longevity
  • Cons: The pointless shape-shifting feature, Some of the poor enemy A.I. behavior, The depressing design of the city
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Overall 8
8.0

Prototype Review

PlayStation Universe
18 June 2009
  • Summary: Brutally satisfying, Prototype offers hours of explosive, unscripted fun.
  • Pros: Alex's brilliant range of superpowers and upgrades, The over-the-top combat and resulting chaos, The game's longevity
  • Cons: The pointless shape-shifting feature, Some of the poor enemy A.I. behavior, The depressing design of the city
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

GameSpot
15 June 2009
  • Summary: Manhattan Island has suffered all manner of fates in movies over the years. It was attacked by monsters in Godzilla and Cloverfield , hit by tsunamis in The Day After Tomorrow and Deep Impact , and targeted by aliens in Independence Day and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within .
  • Pros: Intriguing storyline and protagonist, Varied missions that can be approached in numerous ways, Massive arsenal of moves and abilities, Plenty of activities and challenges outside of main story, Challenging, but almost never frustrating
  • Cons: The scenery is dull and never changes, Occasionally fiddly controls
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Overall 9
8.5

PROTOTYPE

ActionTrip
2 November 2007
  • Conclusion: Prototype easily stomps over numerous boring movie-based action games we've seen lately and effectively covers all the necessary themes to engulf gamers in a relatively interesting horror/sci-fi story.
  • Pros: Decent story, enjoyable free-roam action game with plenty of challenges, great gameplay, a wide choice of supernatural powers and vehicles to toy around with, dashing through the city and across rooftops is fun;
  • Cons: Perhaps they should've incorporated a multiplayer mode, some character abilities feel redundant, battles tend to get a bit overwhelming, little replay value.
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Overall 9
8.5

PROTOTYPE

ActionTrip
2 November 2007
  • Conclusion: Prototype easily stomps over numerous boring movie-based action games we've seen lately and effectively covers all the necessary themes to engulf gamers in a relatively interesting horror/sci-fi story.
  • Pros: Decent story, enjoyable free-roam action game with plenty of challenges, great gameplay, a wide choice of supernatural powers and vehicles to toy around with, dashing through the city and across rooftops is fun;
  • Cons: Perhaps they should've incorporated a multiplayer mode, some character abilities feel redundant, battles tend to get a bit overwhelming, little replay value.
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