Trailers: Prototype 2 - Live Action Trailer

Prototype 2 - Live Action Trailer

You know what they say, if you fall get right back up on that building.

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I find it funny how this game is trying to act all "serious."

Considering this is a series where you can dropkick helicopters while disguised as an old lady.

And also the Gamestop "bionic butt-kicker" ad.

Loved the first game so will be picking this up at some point.

Well, props for making a video game live action trailer that didn't make me brain wish to evacuate my skull in embarrassment.

What have I become, my swedish friend?

It was okay.
We're almost there.

Noxshadow:
What have I become, my swedish friend?

Thank god Im not the only one that hears that.

Also, Ill definetly be picking up this one on day one. Prototype 1 was an underappreciated gem, so it stands to reason that this one will be even better!

I really liked this trailer. I have always experimented with this idea for a trailer, and it was kind of eerie to see it become actualized. Also, can't go wrong with the song.

Is this coming out on the P.c., I played the first one on the p.c. and loved it but i looked at the end and only saw boxes for the xbox and ps3, so was wondering do we know?

Love this song. (I mean, before the trailer too)

Nice. But I have to agree, the video I just saw does not fit with the biobomb butt-kicker ad that came before it.

Also, as an artistic point, I don't think they should have shown Mercer's face in any light. Not only is it distracting considering the actor looks nothing like Mercer in-game, but it diminishes his menacing presence.

If I had never played or heard of the original Prototype, all I would be thinking is "Who the fuck is this dork in the hoodie?" I mean, there's no sense of real malicious rivalry other than the fact that they both want to kill each other.

Fucking love the song, by the way.

Irridium:
I find it funny how this game is trying to act all "serious."

Considering this is a series where you can dropkick helicopters while disguised as an old lady.

And also the Gamestop "bionic butt-kicker" ad.

Are you saying you can't have fun... while being serious?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTbwOukQlDY

Panorama:
Is this coming out on the P.c., I played the first one on the p.c. and loved it but i looked at the end and only saw boxes for the xbox and ps3, so was wondering do we know?

It's coming on PC exactly three months after the console release, with exclusive PC content. Kind of like how the Ratchet & Clank HD Collection is getting extra content in the US, but is coming later.

This trailer what have been better off with a different song becuase I honestly feel this is a disgrace to Johnny Cash. I know the backstory to the game but this is just stupid. Otherwise the trailer is decent.

Holy shit. How did I not know this was coming out in 6 days? How is this possible? Also, really? His family is just dead by infection? Could be so much worse. Mercer could have eaten them without a second thought, or split them in two, or split them in five, or mashed them into giblets after dropping from a skyscraper onto their unfortunate circumstance of accidentally occupying the ground beneath that goofy bastard. And they still only show him copying Mercer's abilities? I'm going to get it, certainly. Possibly even on day one. But I really hope something exciting turns up. I do want more than just a repeat of Prototype.

I thought that was a really powerful trailer. I like the direction of the game as Alex Mercer was a piece of crap, and didn't seem to care how much death and destruction he caused. (I jokely referred to him as Alex Murder since all he ever does is snuff out life.The people in the game don't help their cause as they don't run from you fighting. it's like they all want to die.) Making a game about wanting to kill one of the least likeable protagnist ever is great. (granted the game is not all his fault, but he still was a tool, quite literally.) It doesn't hurt this soldier has a very good reason for what he feels on top of all that. I like it. John Cash's cover of hurt really ties it all together.

Irridium:
I find it funny how this game is trying to act all "serious."

Considering this is a series where you can dropkick helicopters while disguised as an old lady.

And also the Gamestop "bionic butt-kicker" ad.

Yeah, that was my first thought when I saw the ad.

Don't get me wrong, I loved the first game (sure it was ugly, sure the story was a big mess, but it was fun), but this one seems to seriously have a tonal problem. I figured after the first one, they'd wise up that the wanton destruction and free running were the only real good parts of the game. Sadly, it looks like they're going to make us try to care about another mass murderer.

I also don't get how the main character has his abilities. I mean it was a huge twist when you found out

Problem is, that doesn't actually make it sound like he can "Transmit" that. It sounds like this Hudson(?) character is something totally different. But that doesn't make any sense given what we know of the Blacklight virus.

IDK, loved the first game. Not interested in this one at all.

Now, Gears of War was a fine game and did some fine marketing, but people have GOT to stop ripping off their "Mad World" trailer, because you can only do it so many times before it gets old.

Ahahaha that was hilarious.

Also mercer is really fucking scary now.

What's with everyone doing live-action trailers?...

Seriously, ever since Halo made that one that became really famous it seems like everybody else is just trying to be a copycat. Live-action trailers mean nothing to me, they provide no information about the game, other than the fact that it exists.

That was really, really badly choreographed. Please don't tell me I'm the only one who saw what I just saw, I mean it looks like a university drama club filmed this.

idarkphoenixi:
What's with everyone doing live-action trailers?...

Seriously, ever since Halo made that one that became really famous it seems like everybody else is just trying to be a copycat. Live-action trailers mean nothing to me, they provide no information about the game, other than the fact that it exists.

Actually they tend to do represent the story's gist quite well. When they're done properly that is.

What you mean is that they're not representative of gameplay. Do you really need Prototype 2 to tell you how the game is going to play?

It seems live-action trailers are becoming the norm.
It annoys me that they're trying to add empathy and feeling to this game when the first one was as shallow as shallowness. If it works then I'll take my hat off. In till then I'm septic. It's also entertaining when one of the first promo videos went pretty much "OMFG LOOK AT THIS AWESOMELY GRUESOME POWER THINGY YOU CAN DO WITH TENTACLES". It seems the game developers are into two camps. People who still haven't acknowledged they're no longer pubescent teens, and people who want to write a gripping emotional story. I doubt those two will marry.

I enjoyed the first, but not enough to complete it. Safe to say I will ignore the sequel.

Well...
To be frank, I thought that was a pretty dumb trailer.
The guy that they got to play as Mercer doesn't even look like him, plus the C.G. was garbage.
No new gameplay shown, just a guy yelling at another guy after reminiscing whilst jumping off a building.

CRAWWWWWWLLINNGG IN MY SKIIIIIIIN!

fuck you prototype, you havent EARNED the right for a live action trailer, especially with Johnny Cash's Hurt.

NO.

Besides the fact the song doesnt match in context or in tune, its only your second game, the first one was pretty damn lame, and who the shit directed this? M. Night?!

also, video game companies, Yes, halo 3 had 3 live action shorts and so did the rest.
How ever those games transfer to live action very well and has the lore, fanbase, and type of story you can do that with.
stop
ripping
off
halo

yes, i love halo, but i like halo as halo. stop band wagon hopping.

Jegsimmons:
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I'm confused... how is this, or any other thing that has a live action trailer ripping off Halo?
OH GOD MA BRAIN-SPACE, IT HURTS!

Anyway... Huh, looks like a semi-likable character.
We'll just have to wait and see if he eats anyone.

Sizzle Montyjing:

Jegsimmons:
-snip-

I'm confused... how is this, or any other thing that has a live action trailer ripping off Halo?
OH GOD MA BRAIN-SPACE, IT HURTS!

Anyway... Huh, looks like a semi-likable character.
We'll just have to wait and see if he eats anyone.

live action trailer. its become a bandwagon to hop on.

Jegsimmons:

live action trailer. its become a bandwagon to hop on.

Or I dunno... might be cheaper...
And I'm pretty sure Halo wasn't the first.
(I do say might, I don't know the costs)

But... you have some strong rage for prototype my friend.

Jegsimmons:
-snip-

Seriously, dude, I think you need to sit back and relax a little. We get that you don't like Prototype and REALLY dig Halo, but that level of rage is unhealthy. Live-action trailers have become a new tool for advertising. While, maybe, Halo was the first one to do a live-action short, that doesn't mean that the series has a stranglehold on that form of advertisement.

I also believe that the trailer matches up with the game rather well. The lyrics fit with the scenes showcased. While the CG might not be Avatar quality and the actor for Mercer doesn't look like the in-game representation, the production house likely didn't run with that fantastic of a budget.

Sizzle Montyjing:

Jegsimmons:

live action trailer. its become a bandwagon to hop on.

Or I dunno... might be cheaper...
And I'm pretty sure Halo wasn't the first.
(I do say might, I don't know the costs)

But... you have some strong rage for prototype my friend.

i wouldnt if they didnt think they were good enough to use Johnny Cash's hurt.

Makon:

Jegsimmons:
-snip-

Seriously, dude, I think you need to sit back and relax a little. We get that you don't like Prototype and REALLY dig Halo, but that level of rage is unhealthy. Live-action trailers have become a new tool for advertising. While, maybe, Halo was the first one to do a live-action short, that doesn't mean that the series has a stranglehold on that form of advertisement.

I also believe that the trailer matches up with the game rather well. The lyrics fit with the scenes showcased. While the CG might not be Avatar quality and the actor for Mercer doesn't look like the in-game representation, the production house likely didn't run with that fantastic of a budget.

i like raging, its a stress reliever.
I wouldnt even have a problem with prototypes trailer if they didnt think they needed to use Johnny Cash's hurt which has nothing to do with prototype.
and dont most companies wait till the THIRD game to make a live action trailers?

(p.s. Avatar looked like shit, the cgi was too cluttered and unrealistic for me, but i digress)

 

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