Infamous 2 vampire DLC dropping this October

Sucker Punch to release stand-alone single-player add-on for its sci-fi action title; will feature new missions, themed environments, and new characters.

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In June this year, Sucker Punch released the sequel to its 2009 open-world action adventure game Infamous, giving protagonist Cole a new spate of electrical superpowers.

Cole is about to be bitten by something nasty.
Cole is about to be bitten by something nasty.

He's set to receive still more powers, as a post on the official PlayStation Blog details the upcoming vampire-themed DLC release for Infamous 2, titled Festival of Blood.

The stand-alone single-player DLC will be available for download via PSN in October and will center on an invading swarm of vampires in New Marais. After being bitten himself, Cole has one night to track down and kill the head vampire in order to save both his soul and the city.

The pack will feature new missions and themed environment settings, as well as new characters and enemies. Sucker Punch has also revealed that because this is a stand-alone DLC pack, previous Infamous games will not be needed to play Festival of Blood.

According to Sucker Punch, players have spent a total of 451,251 hours--or 51 years--playing Infamous 2's user-generated content missions.

Earlier this month Sony revealed it had acquired Sucker Punch, making the Bellevue, Washington-based studio the publisher's 16th wholly owned studio.

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Do i still get to use the powers i unlock from Infamous 2?

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wicked. gotta get a PSN card.

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I like the sound of this ^_^.

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@MamaLuigiBarrel Um, that's why I mention Let Me In and Let The Right One In and also the new Fright Night movie. Because some people don't like young adult fiction.

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I didn't get inFamous 2 (too poor) but I might get the DLC because it looks awesome. :D

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You are all quite epic in your responses. I'm going to see if Synthia can feature your epic responses in the next You've Been Spotted video. In the meantime, I'll see if I can get some of your comments featured on GameSpot Sync today. :)

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This... sounds... awesome. God, I need a PS3.

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This Vampire Thing is getting outta hand.

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@syafiqjabar I really don't care. I don't enjoy Twilight or anything similar to it, even the parody movie.

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one night...sounds like a short game

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@MamaLuigiBarrel Other than True Blood, try watching Vampire Diaries for what happens when Twilight is made by people who are actually good and sane. And watch Let The Right One In and Let Me In (both based on the same book). And the new Fright Night is coming up, if you want to see Collin Farrel fighting Doctor Who #10.

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No thanks. Sucker Punch seems to have painted itself into a corner plot-wise for the endings (no spoilers here), and so they release an add-on with a theme that's culturally relevant rather than plot-related. Surprised? Nope. Disappointed? Yes. I expected better of them. I won't be buying it. Good luck trying to explain the continuity between InFamous 2 and InFamous 3, by the way.

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Reminds me of Undead Nightmare, which is great!

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Sweet. Will we also finally get the chance to buy the pre-order DLC when this becomes available?

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So is it like Assassins Creed Brotherhood? or The Divinchi Disappearance?

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havent seen this much in games, and therefore am happy to see it in here.. hope its more fun than another zombie mode.

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@MamaLuigiBarrel I don't know, I'm enjoying True Blood.

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Ugh, a vampire story? Vampires stopped being entertaining when the Twilight movie came out.

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edward cullen should be the good karma and the queen from queen of the damned should be the evil karma, or lestat should be it yeahhhhhhhh.

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the trailer looked interesting from Gamescom :)

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finally something without zombies as monsters

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Standalone, very nice. I traded my copy of inFamous 2 a month ago.

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Man, 51 years of my life gone. Hey at least its not zombies. Vampires sounds way cooler here.

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Well that's definitely something different and unexpected...

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I was expecting more zombies

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Depends on the price and value in terms of length and story, but I'm intrigued.

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This is actually kind of cool. Its a neat idea to take the license and put creative spin on it while having a bit of fun. It worked for Undead Nightmare. Even better that it's standalone, which is just awesome.

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wow his amp looks different!

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Cool, anything Infamous 2 is a must have in my books :P I wonder when they're going to release some more content packs for the mission editor though, I'm dying to pit some monsters against a few choppers.

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Cole vs. Edward, Edward uses abdominal flash Cole is now disoriented Cole uses manliness Cole feels better Cole uses jugular bite Cole is victorious yay

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I don't think it can be considered DLC if it's standalone.

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:/

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I'm in. It sounds good to me.

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Sweet!

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Sweet, i was looking for an excuse to play some more infamous 2

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@ RedHawk4 The fact that it isn't just an expansion pack shows that they want more people to try it, then go and buy the other full games. It's like paying for a super-sized demo. It may not be a FULL game, but it will give some sort of accomplishment when you finish. I only rented Dead Rising 2, but I bought the prologue and the epilogue for it. Capcom got to make a little extra money from someone who didn't want to buy the whole game, AND from people that bought the original DR2. If both of those had just been expansions, they never would have seen a dime from people like me.

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Wow 51 years! XD

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OK...

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@zmanrwks knowing sucker punch there will at the very least be a reference to him.

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Not zombies.. vampires.

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As long as the vampires are more like Bram Stoker's vampires and nothing like Twilight's vampires, this will be good.

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God preserve us... Twilight-based DLC! *crosses self*

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Can I kill Edward Cullen?

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Looking forward to this.

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LOL Cole vs Zombies. I'm going to go ionic vortex all of them.

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WAT

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The fact that this is a stand-alone DLC might atract a few new players to the series, but I doubt it will be many at all. It might have been a better move to simply make it an expansion pack.

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everybody knows that DLCs have zombies