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inFamous: Second Son
Sub Genre:
Third Person
Release Date (US):
March 21st, 2014
Release Date (UK):
December 31st, 1969
Online Players:
Sucker Punch Productions
Sony Computer Entertainment
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS4:
0 of 0 Games
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About inFamous: Second Son

The latest installment in the inFamous franchise casts players as a new main character, and will debut on PlayStation 4.



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Visual splendor and gameplay brilliance frame a memorable story with expressive characters. inFAMOUS: Second Son is a PS4 masterpiece.

We like

  • Characters full of personality and expression
  • Memorable, satisfying story
  • Visually stunning

We dislike

  • It isn't longer.

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