New games this week include: Prototype 2, Risen 2: Dark Waters and The Walking Dead.


Prototype 2
Developer: Radical Entertainment
Publisher: Activision
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Platform(s): PS3, Xbox
Genre: Action

Prototype 2 is the sequel to the open-world action game Prototype. It features new protagonist, Sgt. James Heller on a quest to destroy the Blacklight virus and Alex Mercer. Shapeshifting Heller can assume other people’s identities and memories by consuming them. This single-player action game is shown from a third-person view perspective.


Risen 2: Dark Waters
Developer: Piranha Bytes, Pluto 13
Publisher: Deep Silver
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Platform(s): PS3, Windows, Xbox
Genre: RPG

Set several years after the end of Risen, you get dropped into a cataclysmic world where raging titans have devastated the planet and pushed humanity to the brink of existence. You start off in the harbor city of Caldera and play as the hero from Risen, now a broken man without illusions who turned to alcohol. The game features an expanded setting, fresh story, new characters and an all-new technical foundation.


The Walking Dead
Developer: Telltale Games
Publisher: Telltale Games
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Platform(s): Mac, PS3, Windows, Xbox
Genre: Action, Adventure

Episode 1 – A New Day, kicks off this episodic video game consisting of five episodes. Each episode will revolve around one of five survivors, just arriving in the infected city. The game will focus more on characterization and emotion, rather than action like other typical zombie games. In this action/adventure, horror game players have to make use of the environment and inventory items, but have a limited time to do it and can die in the process.


Alisa LukeVideo GamesPrototype 2,Risen 2: Dark Waters,The Walking Dead
New games this week include: Prototype 2, Risen 2: Dark Waters and The Walking Dead. Prototype 2 Developer: Radical Entertainment Publisher: Activision Release Date: April 24, 2012 Platform(s): PS3, Xbox Genre: Action Prototype 2 is the sequel to the open-world action game Prototype. It features new protagonist, Sgt. James Heller on a quest to destroy the...