Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 24th Apr 2012
  • EU 27th Apr 2012
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  • Review Prototype 2 (PlayStation 3)

    Heller good?

    Prototype 2 is anything but subtle. The follow-up to Radical Entertainment’s 2009 murder simulator rarely gives you a moment to breathe without gunfire, rockets and tendrils of errant intestines bursting from the screen. Its anarchic approach to gameplay can grate on you, but without a meaty plot to hang its crimson hat on, it’s...

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Prototype 2 News

  • News April NPD: Prototype 2 Tops, Industry Drops

    Heller bad

    Those of you with any kind of financial investment in the North American video game industry might want to point your browser towards a more positive place. The April NPD results are in, and they don’t make for particularly pleasant reading in the slightest. Indeed, as a whole the gaming industry shrunk by a whopping 32 percent year...

  • News Prototype 2 Conquers UK Sales Charts

    Consumes the competition

    Activision’s angry open-world adventure Prototype 2 has shot straight to the top of the UK sales charts. However, despite its position, it failed to outperform the first week sales of its predecessor which launched back in June 2009. The rest of the chart paints a familiar picture, with EA’s FIFA Street, FIFA 12 and Mass...

  • News VGA 2010: Prototype 2 Kills Monsters With Monsters In 2012

    Perhaps one of the worst kept secrets of the VGAs this year, Activision's announced Prototype 2 for release in 2012

    The game introduces a new protagonist, Sgt. James Heller, who's been tasked with destroying the previous game's antihero, Alex Mercer. That's a nice little twist. Still, Activision's slapped a 2012 release date on this. It's hard to...

About The Game

Welcome to New York Zero

The sequel to Radical Entertainment’s best-selling open-world action game of 2009, Prototype 2 takes the unsurpassed carnage of the original Prototype and continues the experience of becoming the ultimate shape-shifting weapon.

You are Sgt James Heller, husband to a deceased wife and child, and a soldier left simply to die.

As the game’s all-new infected protagonist, players will experience Sgt James Heller cutting a bloody swathe through the wastelands of post-viral New York Zero. Equipped with unparalleled new shape-shifting powers, players will gradually build a vast genetic arsenal of deadly new biological weapons and abilities as they hunt, kill and consume their way toward the ultimate goal – to kill... Alex Mercer!

Are you ready to murder your maker?