Third game in Infamous series announced by Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch's Nate Fox spells out the horrors of our security-centered society as a prelude to the next game in the Infamous series, Second Son.

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You may not realize this, but the world we live in pretty much blows. Entire lifetimes are being wasted waiting in line at airport security, or the post office, or the bank. Security cameras watch our every move, and if we're not careful, some really silly .gifs could come as a result. The illusion of security we all desperately cling to has come at a high price: our freedom.

Third game, second son.

So, how do we retake those lost freedoms? At Sony's PlayStation 4 press conference in New York City, Sucker Punch's own Nate Fox offered one suggestion: super powers--specifically, fireballs, and lots of them! As the creator of Infamous, Sucker Punch took this opportunity to unveil the next chapter in its super-powered, open-world series, Infamous: Second Son.

While the series' previous protagonist, Cole MacGrath, was (in)famous for his iconic lightning attacks, the hero in the reveal trailer had a much more fiery personality. The trailer also hinted at a much wider scale for this next game, with many more super-powered individuals hiding unnoticed among the populace.

No release dates or other details were revealed after the announcement; however, we can all rest assured that Sony--much like the game's authoritative D.U.P.--has the situation under control.

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Discussion

47 comments
dexter_graves
dexter_graves

It'll make me a little sad to play an 'Infamous' game in a world where Cole McGrath lies dead as evil reigns. I was kind of hoping that Cole would revive for one last adventure but I like where they're going with this new fire hero. I wonder if we'll see Zeke again. Is Cole really dead or could he return as an NPC?


This is the game that guarantees that I'll buy a PS4. 'Infamous' is one of my favorite games of this generation.

Flamewolf75
Flamewolf75

Microsoft really has been on the hush-hush about their new console. I feel like I might just ditch the new Xbox completely because I barely know anything about the design of it, let alone launch titles. Sony's PS4 is really gonna give Microsoft a run for their money.

J-007
J-007

Nice! Now I hope it won't play like the predecessors but I'm planning on getting this alongside Killzone 4. This is getting interesting..

badwedgie00
badwedgie00

I'm definitely buying Infamous Second Son. Check him out now, the Funk Soul Brutha

beuneus12
beuneus12

infamous ain't that good

wish they'd focus on a new IP for PS4

Megavideogamer
Megavideogamer

This is a great launch title for PS4. Second son shall be one of my 3 games I buy with the console.

EPaul
EPaul

Day  One Buy!

daviz88
daviz88

the game looks more cinematic and more sci fi oriented than it predecessor,it shame cole is gone and this new potangonist doesn't sit very well with me, regardless it looks exciting look foward to more about this game.

The-Neon-Seal
The-Neon-Seal

SOLD! To the man with all the Marvel comic books...

bender961
bender961

It would be super cool if they did a mash up between InFamous and Prototype. 

Jawehawk-DK
Jawehawk-DK

The Infamous franchise looks to be taking a much more serious approach this time. I like that.

AzelKosMos
AzelKosMos

Loved the first game, really need to play the second (I do own it XD) especially with this announcement. Could be huge if it makes it as a launch title.

rasterror
rasterror

Looks like Cole Kuo hooked seeing this guy looks white/Asian.  I would've got with Nix.  she looks like she could turn you out.

Imperiusmax
Imperiusmax

I loved Infamous2 was awesome, if this is half as good as it then I am sold.

rasterror
rasterror

Infamous 2 was the only game that really did it for me on the PS3.  I played this game in every possible way and got every trophy.  If this is as good or better than 2 then I'm sold.

Ducez_III
Ducez_III

They replaced Cole with Dante from DMC :P

bo156
bo156

infamous 2 was my favourite ps3 game, so i really want to hear more about this title

ColdstoneX3
ColdstoneX3

this is probably the only reason id grab a PS4 for currently, hope this turns out to be good

OrNiGhTZ
OrNiGhTZ

good to know that there will be another INfamous tittle releasing early for next gen

painpas
painpas

Sucker Punch just know how to make good games. Plain and simple. I have not played a 3D game where you control the camera like the Infamous series. This is a day one. They are awesome at making great games. The thing is that they are holding back on this game for sure because I doubt their is only one character to play as with powers. 

NTM23
NTM23

I knew that this was going to be inFAMOUS, though I was wondering where Cole was, but I understand what they're doing. And coincidentally, I was thinking, heck, Sucker Punch is based in Seattle, why wouldn't they make a game based off Seattle for the final installment? And as shown here, while this may be the beginning, or the end to inFAMOUS, and may not be located in one place, this was indeed in Seattle. Which is exciting since that's where I am. I had actually just finally played inFAMOUS 2 the other day, which is a year and months too late.

2bitSmOkEy
2bitSmOkEy

Cool.  Infamous was a lot of fun.

nephili232
nephili232

This looks so good too! Strong new IPs to launch with the PS4.

OneStrong2
OneStrong2

Am I the only one who felt fox's introduction was a overly dramatic? I agree that security is a bit of an issue, but come on.

isildor81
isildor81

it seems good... the son of nyx and cole perhaps?

MrFacepunch
MrFacepunch

*SPOILER* I nearly cried at the end of inFamous two, so im glad they didn't pull some BS "Cole isn't really dead!" stunt. It would've ruined the story.

badwedgie00
badwedgie00

Yes! I just hope the main character isn't Nix from Infamous 2.

gokuofheaven
gokuofheaven

That trailer was sick! New Character looks BAD-ASS.

Kerrizma
Kerrizma

No Cole?  that's shocking!

rasterror
rasterror

@bo156 No, Infamous 2 was the best PS3 game.  That game was amazing.

painpas
painpas

@OneStrong2 It is needed. Seriously needed because there was a lot of truth to it even if a game announcement coincided with it. 

painpas
painpas

@ZDude46 When did this happen? Are you talking about Sucker punch or Superbot. They are 2 different studios and Sucker Punch is a first party dev from what I remember. 

strongmokus
strongmokus

@ZexionLuv What do you think, this it's not the PC gaming community waiting? Have you seen Total War - Rome 2 footage?

berethor099
berethor099

@painpas @ZDude46 No this guy is totally wrong.  sony just recenlty BOUGHT sucker punch.  When they made the first two infamous games Sony didn't own SP, but now they do.