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PROTOTYPE Release Date Confirmed

The countdown has begun for yet another title on our 2009 Most Anticipated Games List

Radical Entertainment [1]Vancouver Radical Entertainment [1] and Activision Publishing, Inc. [2] have confirmed Activision [2]that the long-awaited open-world action thriller video game PROTOTYPE [3] will ship in European territories on June 5 and to North PROTOTYPE [4]American retailers on June 9, arriving in stores shortly thereafter. Fans of the infamous Alex Mercer should also be sure to check out the newly updated official game web site [3] to gain access and view newly added game information and content, including the first half of PROTOTYPE’s must-see intro cinematic.PROTOTYPE [5]

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 PROTOTYPE [6]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!

PROTOTYPE is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB with an expected “M” rating (Mature – Content that may be suitable for persons 17 and older) and will be available for the Xbox 360┬« video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows┬« and PLAYSTATION┬«3 computer entertainment system.