Prototype lets gamers feel the power of being the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. You are the Prototype: Alex Mercer - a genetically mutated man without memory, armed with amazing shape-shifting abilities, hunting to discover what created you and determined to make those responsible pay. As Alex, gamers tear through a densely populated contemporary New York City moving with Parkour-style fluidity, consuming anybody that gets in their way - assuming their physical form, memories and abilities. Fueled by a three-way war between Alex, the Blackwatch (military) and a viral outbreak known as the Infected, players venture into a deep, dark conspiracy 40 years in the making!
- Fast and Deadly Shape-shifting Combat: Reconfigure your body to the situation at hand. From Claws to Blades to Hammers to Whips, choose the right weapon for the right situation. Change to a shield or armor for defense, or use advanced sensory powers (thermal vision, infected vision) to track your enemies.
- Over-The-Top Locomotion & Agility: Seamlessly and fluidly bound from building to building, run up walls, bounce off cars and everything in your path. Adaptive parkour lets you move freely through the open-world environments of New York City.
- Unique Disguising Abilities: Consume anyone at anytime, take on their appearance and assume their memories and special abilities.
- Deep, Conspiracy Driven Storyline: Wake up with no memory of the past... just mysterious powers and a link to a town in Idaho. Delve into the mysteries of your origin, the true nature of your power and your part in a conspiracy 40 years in the making.
- ESRB Rating: MATURE with Blood and Gore, Strong Language, and Intense Violence