What Happens When A Comic Nerd Asks About the PS4's Top-Secret Superhero Game

I knew I wasn't going to get any real details about Infamous: Second Son out of Sucker Punch's Nate Fox. But I've been a big fan of the open-world PS3 exclusives, especially because their take on superhero action makes great use of the tight thematic bond that a superhero has with his city. » 2/25/13 2:30pm 2/25/13 2:30pm

The Best Game Music of 2011: inFamous 2

Sucker Punch made a very interesting, very good choice in choosing to set their follow up to inFamous in a fictional recreation of post-disaster New Orleans. The first game had a lot going for it—I've always thought it was underrated—but, its setting was not one of them. Our own Evan Narcisse has described inFamous as… » 12/14/11 10:00pm 12/14/11 10:00pm

The Best Way to Get Around in Infamous 2 Started Out As a Bug

I'm in the middle of playing the new Infamous: Festival of Blood DLC, which gives series hero Cole McGrath all sorts of new powers by virtue of his getting in turned into a vampire. I talked a bit about the Shadow Swarm flying ability in my hands-on preview and when I was demoing the game, I mentioned that it… » 10/26/11 11:40am 10/26/11 11:40am

In Infamous' Festival of Blood, You'll Never Be Nice, But Might Be a Swarm of Bats

Once a game comes out, some game developers may go to tropical locations or re-acquaint themselves with families who they barely get to see during crunch time. Sucker Punch did something a little different during their summer vacation: They turned Cole McGrath-the electrically-powered hero of the development studio's… » 10/17/11 12:40pm 10/17/11 12:40pm

Infamous 2 is the Post-Katrina Video Game that America Deserves

The trend this year in video games, only about a decade late, is to let players repel an attack on New York City. See Crysis 2 this spring, Modern Warfare 3 this fall, and other games that put a virtual gun in their player's hands and some fantastic evil in their sights. The enemy isn't explicitly Al Qaeda, rather… » 7/18/11 12:00pm 7/18/11 12:00pm