PS4 – New inFamous: Second Son details

The latest issue of Game informer which will be featuring inFamous: Second Son revealed  tons of new details almost up to 10-pages cover story. The magazine will release June 2013. A few interesting details about the game from the magazine can be found below.

  • Conduits now referred to as bioterrorists
  • New area of government keeps track of the conduits: Department of Unified Protection
  • Condits have been identified, holding them without trial in containment facilities
  • Department of Unified Protection shows its power during an operation that doesn’t go as planned in Seattle
  • Transport vehicle crashes and the conduits escape
  • DUP sets up roadblocks and won’t let anyone enter/leave
  • – Lots of security systems are sent out and Seattle is turned into something reminisint of an airport
  • – There are elevated walkways with search-lights and security cameras as well as checkpoints and scanners
  • – Game has parallels to post-9/11 America setting
  • – Security vs. freedom theme
  • – DUP is like the TSA

DUP guards

  • – DUP guards feature behavior similar to that of SWAT teams/trained military police
  • – Others have a seemingly supernatural ability to shield themselves and move around quickly
  • – Sucker Punch won’t elaborate on this further


  • – Stars 24-year-old Native American Delsin Rowe
  • – Delsin is the artistic type with a chip on his soldier
  • – Fan of anti-authoritarian street art
  • – Likes tagging buildings with his own art
  • – Very much an average guy until the conduit-transport vehicle crashes
  • – Delsin tries to help those in the wreck, and learns that he’s been a conduit all along with dragging an injured conduit from the area
  • – Soon realizes that he can control smoke
  • – Natural power lets him absorb other conduits’ power
  • – Can use more than smoke power
  • – Delsin is excited about his power unlike Cole


  • – Delsin can take down different forward-operating bases run by the DUP around Seattle
  • – Can get through these areas with force, but eliminating security systems is more effective
  • – Smoke projectile at Delsin’s disposal
  • – Also can perform a smoke-dash maneuver somewhat like Nightcrawler
  • – Air ducts found all across Seattle
  • – Can use the ducts to get around or climb like Cole
  • – Another technique lets Delsin throw smoking fireballs
  • – When Delsin descends, he can perform a “move” like Cole’s thunder drop
  • – Forests act as the edge of the game world
  • – Another move: smoke cloud; immobilize enemies
  • – Can restock on smoke from chimneys, destroyed cars, and even tear gas canister
  • – Can also use Delsin’s chain as an alternative weapon
  • – Absorb smoke by pressing both thumbs down on the touchpad
  • – Touchpad can also be used to free conduits in cells
  • – Team wants to simply the controls; inFamous 2 actions required multiple button presses
  • – One moment of the demo lets players make a decision about killing a DUP officer or not
  • – Can switch between entire sets of power that complement each other


  • – Sucker Punch recreated the city’s feel instead of specific road layout

inFamous: Second Son was one of the PlayStation 4 titles  Sony unveiled during the PS4 announcement back in February.