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Prototype Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by EastCoasthandle, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. EastCoasthandle

    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    Post your experience with this game. IMO, this is looking to be on of the best sand box games out there. Far better then Crack Down. You can bing quick videos of Prototype to get an idea of what kind of game this is.
     
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    Anyone have it? Wondering if it is worth playing or not.
     
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    Does it run good? I was thinking of getting it, but it seems like one of those straight to PC ports.
     
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    i will get it on friday from direct2drive.co.uk download version, waited for it for long time.I think it will be great game.
     
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    I have an EVGA GTX 285 2048MB 2GB, on a EP45-UD3P,XENON 3370@3.6 running windows 7127 x64. the game's resolution only goes up to 1280x800. I tried playing it but just stopped because of how terrible it tooked on my 22". I tried putting a d3d9.dll with a resolutions.ini file i have used with games before, but that didn't work either it just crashed the game.
     
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    If that's true they did something terribly wrong. 1280x800 is not only an uncommon resolution but also below today's average. I'm guessing you're either missing something or it's a bug. The game got mailed to me though so I hope I can have a look myself tonight.
     
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    You would think with 2GB of vram i could run it at 1680x1050x32x60Hz, like everything else i run.
     
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    Performance of a card has nothing to do with the resolutions you can set. Unless of course performance is already bad at 1280x800.
     
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    Mussels is currently addicted to the game... hasnt stopped playing it since he got it. And he demands pure gold from anything or he wont even consider touching it.

    Havent had a chance to go over and view it yet myself.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Sooo... What's it about?
     
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    I might pick this one up. Any experiences with Windows 7?
     
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    The plot of Prototype centers on a large conspiracy regarding an unnamed mutagenic virus currently infecting New York City. The effects of the virus have been witnessed before in the town of Hope, Idaho in 1969. After being released in Penn Station in New York, the virus spreads through the city, necessitating at first subtle government actions to combat it, then martial law and evacuation. Alex wakes up with amnesia in a morgue under the scalpels of two HAZMAT-suited scientists and escapes dazed into the city. He then begins to come to terms with his powers (including the ability to absorb memories - which is crucial to piecing together his own), and makes contact with his sister, Dana Mercer. Dana assists him in finding members of the conspiracy, which include government officials, military personnel and employees of bio-engineering firm GENTEK, where it is revealed Alex was previously employed.

    Alex encounters several characters, not all of which have currently been revealed. His primary opponent is Captain Cross (The Specialist), leader of the Blackwatch special forces branch of the US military. Other characters include Karen Parker, a researcher at GENTEK and Alex's former girlfriend, Dr. McMullen, head of GENTEK, and Dr. Ragland, a pathologist that assists Alex and studies the infected.

    As Alex adds more and more nodes to the Web of Intrigue, the virus begins to spread further and further through New York, and the military is forced to step up operations in order to prevent spreading further. The city is evacuated, quarantined and placed under martial law as the military moves in with a full-scale lockdown with tanks, infantry and air support. The virus grows stronger and stronger, mutating citizens of New York into various forms. As the conflict begins to consume the city Alex's actions will play a part in deciding the course of the battle and perhaps the ultimate victor. As the game features non-linear sandbox play, the player is free to explore the city with Alex's superhuman agility through the course of the game.


    From wikipedia.
     
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    Sorry but it looks like more console trash ported to the pc to me,no offense guys but it does.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    I agree. Might be good but looks console trash so far.
     
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    So is the max res limited to 1280x800

    Aka internal 720p engine from consoles?
     
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    sigh. so much misinformation. lemme read and do an edit.
     
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    Known bug with 285's. try reading the official forums. Its mistakenly thinking you have a 256MB card for some reason, and capping the res. you need to wait for a patch.

    Oh no. best console port i've ever played. the controls are perfectly thought out for mouse and keyboard, and its quite fun.


    Looks good, plays good, blows shit up good...
    No the or less/or more.

    Under 512MB means 511MB and down (384MB/256Mb etc)
     
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    So its a bit like GTA IV where it restricts you based on available Vram?

    Hate games that do that, hopefully there is a workaround like GTA IV had.
     
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    whats the gameplay like Mussels? Is it addictive, or just running around blowing shit up?
     
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    its addictive running around and blowing shit up :)

    the story is good, and you can continue it directly with no need to screw around with the side missions. side missions (and mass damage/slaugther :p) gives you more experience points, which lets you upgrade your abilities. spiderman aint got nothing on a guy who can run up walls, and then grow an armor suit and spiked clubs for hands, smashing down hard enough to smash an army convoy :p
     
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    Does actually sound like fun. I'll stick it on the list of games to play over the summer holidays!
     
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    what about this Sound Bug during Gameplay my Brother and i heard about? i read about the sound crackling during cut scenes but not during gameplay.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Thank's y'all! I looked up some movies and it looked sweet. I don't think my poor system can handle it though. :(
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    Rate this game on horror-ness (Shadow of Chernobyl being an 8)...


    It sounds great but I hate being scared shitless. :(
     
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