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Prototype 2 will have you kill Alex Mercer in 2012. First full trailer inside

The debut trailer for Prototype 2 was recently unveiled on the VGA 2010 awards show. The video introduces a new protagonist, Sergeant James Heller and reveals that your goal will be to murder the hero of the original title, Alex Mercer.

We love the idea of introducing a new shapeshifter with a chip on his shoulder. Too bad it is scheduled to release in 2012.

Dec 11, 2010

27 comments

  • JimiMicro - February 24, 2011 9:59 a.m.

    I like the idea to play as a differt person but WHY do I have to kill alex mercer, I mean alex is so god dam cool, y do I have to kill him. I'd pefer he kill me
  • Kaeda - December 29, 2010 9:43 p.m.

    How much you wanna bet this guy's just an antagonist and/or Co-Op character?
  • jamescain - December 13, 2010 12:09 p.m.

    BWAAAAAAAAAAARM
  • hobonateor - December 13, 2010 2:25 a.m.

    Heres to hoping that the boss fights won't all involve only running around and throwing stuff at you enemy... PLEASE Activision then maybe I won't hate you so much...
  • Rangerleeth - December 13, 2010 1:59 a.m.

    Dude im so pumped for that i loved the first one im going to love this one too!!!!!!!!!
  • EwoksTasteLikeChicken - December 12, 2010 11:25 p.m.

    I only wish that it weren't in NYC, although hopefully it will have co-op.
  • CancerMan - December 12, 2010 11:13 p.m.

    Sign me up
  • rybell - December 12, 2010 7:17 p.m.

    this reminds me of the game they put out after the original half life with your whole goal being to kill gordon freeman.
  • Cruddi - December 12, 2010 5:52 p.m.

    NOOOO Alex Mercer was bad ass... I hope you don't kill him, but join him which could lead to some VERY fun CO-OP in Prototype 3 if they make one
  • Chaoscoolperson - December 12, 2010 5:43 p.m.

    I knew they'd make a sequel
  • Chaoscoolperson - December 12, 2010 5:42 p.m.

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Prototype is awesome.
  • Shamanix - December 12, 2010 4:53 p.m.

    loved the first one only just completed it so bring on no 2!!!!
  • Markstone - December 12, 2010 3:37 p.m.

    Sounds like the soundtrack from inception, I wonder if the plot will be just as convoluted :P
  • AngryScotsman - December 12, 2010 10:33 a.m.

    @KillerQueen Yeah, and the fact that they only showed the player character in obstructive full-body armour only makes it more dubious that Jimmy will be our hero.
  • StrayGator - December 12, 2010 9:21 a.m.

    Okay, Prototype was a nice game. This looks cool too, but how is it any different than the first? I smell a Crackdown 2.
  • BlackElement17 - December 12, 2010 8:44 a.m.

    Inception tuba?
  • Sleepingdragon - December 12, 2010 7:43 a.m.

    i can see the scene now "New Guy: U killed my wife and kid and etc. now Ill kill u!!!1 Alex Mercer: Its not my fault come and join me so we can destroy evil corporation/ evil entity that started it New Guy: Hmmmmmm Ok Alex Mercer has joined ur party"
  • TRAVthe3RD - December 12, 2010 7:09 a.m.

    is the guy in the hood the new protagonist or alex? cuz if your new guy is in a hood and such i find that pretty lazy design how about some creativity? a minor complaint seeing as you can take the form or any other person in the game lol but still
  • Larinah - December 12, 2010 6:54 a.m.

    I was a big fan of the first Prototype, but I'll bet there'll be a crazy plot twist like halfway through the game where you start having to team up with Alex to face the ones that was supposed to be helping the Sgt.
  • Fleshcrawl - December 12, 2010 6:29 a.m.

    @ventanger Word

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