"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."inFAMOUS is a 2009 PlayStation 3 Action Adventure Wide Open Sandbox Superhero video game developed by Sucker Punch, of Sly Cooper fame. The game is notable for its Karma Meter, which gives free rein to shape your story and how citizens react to you: Be a superhero who helps the people through catastrophe, or a supervillain who just wants to watch the world burn. Your superpowers will also develop differently depending on your morality, with some abilities functioning in new ways depending on if you’re "good" or "evil", and others being entirely exclusive to each path. The game also feature Roof Hopping gameplay that lets you get through the city by climbing buildings and traversing rooftops.Cole MacGrath, an average-joe bike messenger in the New York stand-in of Empire City, gains electrical super powers after the device inside a package he’s delivering - called the "Ray Sphere" - causes a Mass Super-Empowering Event and rips apart several city blocks in the process. Soon after, the city is quarantined due to an apparent plague and three enigmatic gangs known as the Reapers, the Dust Men, and the First Sons begin a turf war over the city. Along with his buddy Zeke and girlfriend Trish, Cole must now battle the gangs and solve the mystery of the Ray Sphere.Followed by the June 2011 sequel inFAMOUS 2, the October 2011 downloadable game inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood and the PlayStation 4 title inFAMOUS: Second Son.Cole MacGrath also appears as a Guest Fighter in the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Street Fighter X Tekken and in both his good and evil incarnations in PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale.
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