21st July 2011 - The epic showdown between James Heller and Alex Mercer will happen on April 24, 2012 as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has confirmed the launch date for its highly anticipated open-world action game PROTOTYPE 2. In celebration of the newly revealed launch timing, Radical Entertainment is unveiling the first of a stunning three-part CG trailer for the game at www.prototypegame.com.
“We know our fans have been clamouring to find out when they would be able to get their hands-on PROTOTYPE 2, and the whole studio is excited that we can finally reveal the timing,” said Ken Rosman, Studio Head, Radical Entertainment. “We’re also thrilled to be at the point where we can show the game directly to our fans. It’s always rewarding to see those first time reactions to what we’ve been working on for the past couple years, and we can’t wait for them to see some of Sgt. James Heller’s amazing new shape-shifting abilities.”
For those who would like to find out more about PROTOTYPE 2, head over to www.prototypegame.com immediately and experience the all-new official game web site, updated regularly with the latest trailers, screenshots, special promotions and more! And for the truly dedicated, be sure and head over to www.facebook.com/PROTOTYPE and join the PROTOTYPE Army – a community of over 250,000 (and growing) fans that receive constant updates from the team at Radical, and early sneak peeks of new information and assets.
The sequel to Radical Entertainment’s best-selling open-world action game of 2009, PROTOTYPE 2 takes the unsurpassed carnage of the original PROTOTYPE and continues the experience of becoming the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. As the game’s all-new infected protagonist, Sgt. James Heller, players will cut a bloody swathe through the wastelands of post-viral New York Zero (or more simply…NYZ) with unparalleled locomotion, building up a vast genetic arsenal of deadly, biological weapons and abilities as they hunt, kill and consume their way toward the ultimate goal – to kill…Alex…Mercer!
PROTOTYPE 2 is currently in development for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. The game is currently pending rating from the Classification Board.