Vancouver – Activision Publishing, Inc.  announced today that Radical Entertainment’s  highly anticipated video game PROTOTYPE  has shipped to North American retail outlets, and additionally will be available at European retailers on Friday, June 12. With early critical acclaim, including a 9/10 review from PSW Magazine, the genetically mutated Alex Mercer is set to deliver a powerful, action-packed gaming experience as players begin to unravel his dark, conspiracy-ridden past and become the ultimate shape-shifting weapon! We’ve been trying to get a close-up hands’ on view of this game for months and months – we’re definitely looking forward to finally getting to play this new IP title from Radical.
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 free-roaming Parkour-style fluidity, consuming anybody that gets in his way…assuming their physical form, memories and abilities. Fueled by a three-way war between Alex, the Blackwatch Military Special Forces and a viral outbreak known as the Infected, players venture into a deep, dark conspiracy 40 years in the making!
PROTOTYPE is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $59.99, and for Games for Windows® for $49.99, and is rated “M” (Mature – Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language – content that may be suitable for persons ages 17 and older) by the ESRB.