Prototype 2 Gets Video Developer Diary

The creators talk combat...

Joey Davidsonby Joey Davidson

Prototype 2

One of the most noticeable aspects of the original Prototype, aside from its over-the-top powers and shear brutality, was the spastic, quick, simple nature of the combat mechanics within. Sure, they felt a little button-mashy towards the end of a play through, but their easy appeal and brutal results were part of the charm of the first property.

Now, Radical Entertainment and Activision have released the developer diary you see below in order to get the word out on how they plan to implement combat in Prototype 2. What they promise may, however, be tough to deliver: a blend between simple, intuitive, button-mashing and strategic melee is a tough nut to crack.

Prototype 2 is currently set to release in April of 2012 for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We'll have more on this game as it comes…