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Prototype
7.8 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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Reviews and Problems with Prototype

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Overall 2
2.0

Don't do it, unless you have a penchant for horrible frame rates, with even the fastest CPUs on the market...

TheTruthHurts, Amazon
6 May 2014
  • Summary: I'm sure this is a great game, yadda yadda (actually, it looks pretty silly and juvenile 15 minutes in, but I digress), but with a 2500K at 4.5 GHz (faster than any CPU on the market at stock speeds, per core; see below), I'm seeing an average of a very clearly CPU-limited 47-50 fps.
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Overall 2
2.0

Forget about 60 fps...

TheTruthHurts, Amazon
6 May 2014
  • Summary: With a 2500K at 4.5 GHz (faster, per core, than any stock-clocked CPU on the market; see below), I'm seeing an average of a very clearly (GPU utilization nowhere near 100%) CPU-limited 47-50 fps. Anything under 60 fps, minimum (barring loading), is unacceptable to me, let alone a port from 2009.
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Overall 2
2.0

Caution: Download Bugged - Got Ripped Off

Shiginori Matsumoto, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: I have Windows 8.1 and when I downloaded the game I only received a folder labeled "Prototype Download" on my desktop. There was no way to complete the installation of the game.
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Overall 2
2.0

Super Repulsive

LoveAmericaBuyAmerican. "Denn", Amazon
25 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this game since it was on sale and had a relatively high rating. I should have done more research. The "hero" goes around killing people and absorbing them. There is no way to even attempt to justify it either since many of the people are innocent civilians or soldiers just doing their job.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible performance - CPU dependant

Boomhauer, Amazon
17 November 2012
  • Summary: Never got a chance to play beyond the initial kill spree. It has horrible performance on my system 4GB / Win7 x64 with an ATI video card I play many other AAA titles on. Quick search of forums seem to substantiate my claims.
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Overall 2
2.0

Blah!

Michael L. Johnson, Amazon
3 October 2012
  • Summary: This game sucks! I am really easy to please too! All I will say is it sucks that you play the game and build up all these cool powers only for them to be taken from you. Oh and then it throws everything at you afterwards. I really didn't like this game.
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Overall 2
2.0

junk

sorry game, Amazon
26 September 2012
  • Summary: this may need xp--I have win 7--3g quad core processer-1g video card,so I do not think any tbl is with my computer-after dnload-tryed to run game & it was just unplayable...video jerk-not even playable--I contacted amazon for help & they suggested I contact activision ?? Very nice !!
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Overall 2
2.0

Audio broken

Amazon Customer, Amazon
30 August 2012
  • Summary: The audio for this game is broken. The music sounds ok but the SFX and voices are non-existent. I downloaded it twice and it still fails to work. This game for PC is a waste of money and you should save it until Amazon offers a product that is not defective.
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Overall 2
2.0

great game but ruined by bugs

a_guy_in_boston "a_guy_in_boston", Amazon
14 December 2010
  • Summary: This should be, and would be, a fantastic game -- if it worked. The game mechanics and story are tons of fun. The problem - and it is a biggie - is that, at least on Vista, the game is so unstable that it has become unplayable for me.
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Overall 2
2.0

Broken

C. B "pepperammioriginal", Amazon
12 October 2009
  • Summary: The game can be great manic, explosive fun... one of the most funs games I've played in a while.... BUT it's BROKEN. Even consoles versions are having issues I see. My advise; Stick it on your wishlist then wait 2-3 months and see if there's been a few major patches fixing all the issues.
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