Discover how Sucker Punch's hard hitting PS4 action adventure slams you straight into the next generation of video games.
With inFAMOUS Second Son on PlayStation 4, you're in for a treat. Controlling Delsin Rowe, you rage across Seattle in an explosive super powered escapade where battling against the oppressive Department of Unified Protection (D.U.P.) is only part of the fun. But Delsin's abilities aren't the only powerful things that will impress you - here's why the unrivalled next gen muscle of PS4 has created a titanic title.
A visual sucker punch
inFAMOUS Second Son is already one of the most graphically stunning games ever created on PlayStation. You can't help but notice the sheer level of detail on each of the characters, with advanced motion capture techniques creating realistic animation and facial expressions. The unforgettable highs - and emotional lows - of the game's branching narrative are superbly portrayed on the faces of the cast, especially Delsin (performed by leading video game actor Troy Baker), hammering home the impact of each story driven moment.
It's not just the characters who benefit from glossy visuals - Sucker Punch Productions has made sure Seattle is replicated in fine form, too. This open world game has turned one of America's most striking cities into an urban playground while maintaining its authentic look. The development team not only captured iconic sights such as The Space Needle and the monorail, but it also licensed real local businesses to lend a credible feeling of being in Seattle.
Traffic, weather, detailed textures on different materials and destructible environments - from bridges to entire buildings - are all there for you to enjoy, shining in true 1080p High Resolution.
Super in every way
If you think that's amazing, just wait until you see the special effects used for Delsin's super powers. The wisps and hazy greys of his smoke abilities provide a striking contrast to the fizzing electric hues of his neon powers. Using the environment around you is key to Delsin's many skills, and each time you tap into them you're treated to a tantalising glimpse of their visual flair. Just remember, with great power comes great... fun.
DUALSHOCK 4 is your secret weapon
While you're tearing up the streets (being careful to avoid innocent bystanders... or maybe not), you'll be glad to have the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller in your hands. The twin analog sticks let you blast enemies with sharp precision, while the touch pad is used to charge up Delsin's powers and spray-paint graffiti around the city.
If you've grabbed some air thanks to one of Delsin's spectacular super moves, the inbuilt motion sensors let you tilt the controller to guide him down upon his hapless foes. And don't forget to listen out for sound effects via the inbuilt speaker to complete your immersion into this dazzling world.
This isn't everything inFAMOUS Second Son has to offer - you'll experience many more features that will blow you away when you get the game in your hands. Steel yourself and prepare to enjoy your power...