FRESH BATCH OF INFAMOUS: SECOND SON DETAILS

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Sucker’s punch has released fresh batch of screenshots for their Infamous: Second Son. Infamous: Second Son is Game Informer’s cover story and the publications has also revealed new details about the game.

  • Stars 24-year-old Native American Delsin Rowe
  • Delsin is the artistic type with a chip on his soldier
  • Fan of anti-authoritarian street art
  • Likes tagging buildings with his own art
  • Very much an average guy until the conduit-transport vehicle crashes
  • Delsin tries to help those in the wreck, and learns that he’s been a conduit all along with dragging an injured conduit from the area
  • Soon realizes that he can control smoke
  • Natural power lets him absorb other conduits’ power
  • Can use more than smoke power
  • Delsin is excited about his power unlike Cole

Gameplay

  • Delsin can take down different forward-operating bases run by the DUP around Seattle
  • Can get through these areas with force, but eliminating security systems is more effective
  • Smoke projectile at Delsin’s disposal
  • Also can perform a smoke-dash maneuver somewhat like Nightcrawler
  • Air ducts found all across Seattle
  • Can use the ducts to get around or climb like Cole
  • Another technique lets Delsin throw smoking fireballs
  • When Delsin descends, he can perform a “move” like Cole’s thunder drop
  • Forests act as the edge of the game world
  • Conduits have been identified, holding them without trial in containment facilities
  • Department of Unified Protection shows its power during an operation that doesn’t go as planned in Seattle
  • Transport vehicle crashes and the conduits escape
  • DUP sets up roadblocks and won’t let anyone enter/leave
  • Lots of security systems are sent out and Seattle is turned into something reminisint of an airport
  • There are elevated walkways with search-lights and security cameras as well as checkpoints and scanners
  • Game has parallels to post-9/11 America setting
  • Security vs. freedom theme
  • DUP is like the TSA
  • DUP guards feature behavior similar to that of SWAT teams/trained military police
  • Others have a seemingly supernatural ability to shield themselves and move around quickl