Spectacular, bloody combat with plenty of room for replay.
Beautifully animated parkour moves.
Amazing action gameplay.
Shape-shifting powers are fun.
A large arsenal of abilities.
The combat is fun when it isn't out of hand
Over-the-top gore is pretty amusing.
Intriguing storyline and protagonist.
Varied missions that can be approached in numerous ways.
Massive arsenal of moves and abilities.
Plenty of activities and challenges outside of main story.
Challenging, but almost never frustrating.
Killing is fun and looks amazing.
The story will actually hook you.
You are the badest badass this side of badass town.
Uninspired missions and postgame challenges.
The story is literally scattered all over the place.
Repetitive, boring presentation.
Bad AI, poor visuals, and confusing storytelling.
The scenery is dull and never changes, Occasionally fiddly controls.
Not enough variety in the enemies.
Boss fights need work.
By Gameplay Monthly on June 22, 2010
I have to say that it’s very good, but certain bowel-clenchingly annoying mechanics and controls drop the score a little. Let’s divvy this up into a few sections. -MOVEMENTMovement is by far the strongest part of the game. While your main...67
By Neoseeker on January 01, 2010
Theres been a lot of talk about Prototype in the short time the games been out. The gaming community just cant seem to agree on whether this should be marked as successful or a complete bust. It certainly looked promising during our tour of the...-
By Yet Another Review Site on November 28, 2009
DaveI will confess, I found myself looking forward to Prototype, based on the mass media hype that we all were subjected to in the build up to the games launch. Here we had a great looking, open world game, revolving around shady experiments,...60
By Maximum PC on October 02, 2009
An open-world brawler with lots of guts Not many games let you turn your arm into a long steel blade and cut people in half—top half going this-a-way, bottom half going that-a-way. Even fewer let you turn your hands into giant claws to cut off...80
By TechTree on July 18, 2009
Prototype is a fine example of a new-age action game, high on quantity but low on quality. Dont get me wrong, its a fun game and very rewarding but it gets old very quickly, which is the biggest issue with the game. But lets not get into the cons...80
By NowGamer on July 09, 2009
Prototype is a fun sandbox game in small doses, but it’s ultimately far too limited to keep you hooked long term. 6.0/10Print this pageUser reviews (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report...60
By Tom's Hardware UK on July 08, 2009
Playing Radical Entertainments new action title Prototype will give you a hint of what immortality must feel like. You control Alex Mercer, a man who is transformed into a creature that is in command of his genetic makeup. He is able to survive...-
By Tom's Hardware on July 08, 2009
What has our Prototype performance analysis taught us? First and foremost, we learned that this title values CPU speed and architecture over graphics prowess. Based on our testing, a 2.4 GHz Core 2 Quad performed less than half as fast as a Core i7 at...-
By New Game Network on June 26, 2009
In Prototype you play as Alex Mercer, a man who has been infected by a virus strain giving him a series of unbelievable powers and abilities. As you progress through downtown New York you set out to uncover who did this to you. The game doesn’t...81
By GameSpy on June 22, 2009
Lots of games are violent, but Prototype is ultra-violent, filled with bloody carnage that leaves no one safe. I was a little upset at first that I couldnt even try to be good, but I felt pretty liberated once I simply accepted that I was going to...60