If the summer weather has left you melting like a Popsicle in a microwave, then we recommend steering well clear of these smouldering inFAMOUS: Second Son screens. The images, which publisher Sony coughed up earlier today, show puerile protagonist Delsin Rowe unloading a handful of, er, fiery firepower on a selection of unsuspecting DUP grunts. They also illustrate a heated scene between the hatted hero and his disapproving sibling.

The hotly anticipated title’s due out early next year on the PlayStation 4. We recently got to check out a hands-off demo of the sandbox adventure, which warmed our cockles no end. For more on the game, point your perspiring peepers through here. And, of course, don’t forget to check out the new images embedded in this article.