Radical Entertainment reveals more news with the latest entry in the PROTOTYPE digital comic series from Dark Horse Comics titled, The Survivors Part 1. Additionally, Radical has launched the official PROTOTYPE merchandise store where fans all over the world can purchase all the game-themed accoutrement any hardcore PROTOTYPE-er could ask for.
The third issue in the new PROTOTYPE comic series from Dark Horse Comics, The Survivors Part 1, continues to bridge the gap between the conclusion of the original game and the beginning of PROTOTYPE 2. Illustrated by Chris Staggs, The Survivors follows a small group of New York residents trying to escape the city after it has been transformed into NYZ following the second outbreak of Mercer’s Blacklight virus. Fans can get their digital hands on this latest, and every prior issue of the PROTOTYPE comic series at Digital.Darkhorse.com.
Also announced was the launch of the official PROTOTYPE merchandise store. Featuring the latest PROTOTYPE themed apparel, art and accessories (with new additions being added on a regular basis); the store has everything fans, gamers, New York Zero locals and Blackwatch soldiers need to survive the mean streets of NYZ. Whether you support Heller or Mercer in the upcoming showdown, or if you’re simply a fan of the Blackwatch’s sense of style, the merchandise store has got you covered. Head on over and check it out at www.prototypegame.com/store.
The sequel to Radical Entertainment’s best-selling open-world action game of 2009, PROTOTYPE 2 takes the unsurpassed carnage of the original PROTOTYPE and continues the experience of becoming the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. As the game’s all-new infected protagonist, Sgt. James Heller, players will cut a bloody swathe through the wastelands of post-viral New York Zero with unparalleled locomotion, building up a vast genetic arsenal of deadly, biological weapons and abilities as they hunt, kill and consume their way toward the ultimate goal – to kill…Alex…Mercer!
PROTOTYPE 2 will be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on April 24, 2012, and for Windows® PC on July 24, 2012. The game is rated “M” (Mature – Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language – content that may be suitable for persons 17 and older) by the ESRB.