Picking up 14 months after the events of 2009's Prototype, Prototype 2 on the PlayStation 3 sees you in the in the role of Sgt James Heller, a soldier and grieving husband obsessed with taking down the killer of his family – Alex Mercer.
Prototype 2 - A New Blacklight Virus
Infected by a new strain of the original's Blacklight virus, you develop incredible new powers as you battle mutants, soldiers and more through the remains of New York Zero. The Green Zone is under the rule of the military Black Watch. The Yellow Zone is a quarantined area not unlike District 9. The Red Zone used to be Manhattan but is now overrun by virus-infused monsters like the Juggernaut and the Spike Brawler.
Prototype 2 - New Abilities
On top of the shape-shifting that defined the original, your new powers include tendrils, a sonar sense to help you hunt your targets, and the ability to turn enemies into 'BioBombs'. Prototype 2 on the PlayStation 3, boasts greater strength and movement, as well as short-term invulnerability. In addition to this, it also features an improved power-selection wheel, that now allows you to quickly switch between powers in the heat of battle.
Prototype 2 - A New Story
Heller's motivation and the extra information he can gain from shape-shifting, along with the Blacknet Communications Network make for a more tactical approach to your gameplay, with different ways to deal with situations. An improved AI, enhanced visuals and the addition of side-missions further contribute to Prototype 2's aim to improve on the original in every way.
So... throwing enemies into helicopters. Ripping guns off tanks. Destroying biological beasties. Taking down all those who have wronged you. What better way to let off steam after a tough day?