The game is set in New York City as a virus infects people and government military try to defend against it. The protagonist of the story is named Alex Mercer, who has enemy-absorbing and shapeshifting powers. He can take memories, experiences, biomass and physical forms of the enemies through absorption. Alex can also shapeshift into more specialized forms for attack, defense or sensory enhancement. All of these together are intended to give players multiple ways to complete their objectives.
Parallel to the game's storyline is the ability to play the game as a sandbox-style video game giving the player free roam of New York City.
- The streets of New York. The action takes place in contemporary New York, overcrowded vehicles and people. A living city is responding to the shooting pain and bloody fights. When the battle begins, around the reign chaos and panic. In this metropolis designed to the smallest detail and has an impressive territory, as for the fights with some bosses you need to space the size of Manhattan ...
- Bandwidth constraints. Alex moves around the city, using the methods of Parkour. As the hero - much more than just people, insurmountable obstacles for him did not exist. Jump over the machine, run on the vertical walls of skyscrapers, jumping on the enormous distances - thanks to their unusual abilities, you can overcome any obstacle.
- The absolute weapon. Alex literally absorbs abilities and «physical essence» of each prostrate enemy, becoming more powerful.
Over time, he turns his own body into an absolute weapon with huge claws, sharp blades, overstrength skin and other biological devices.
- The death and destruction. You plunge New York into chaos. Spread to the entire detachments of enemies, sow panic and destroy everything around with the help of heavy artillery - tanks «Abrams» and helicopters «Apache» .* At the height of technology. The basis PROTOTYPE is a new graphics engine Titanium, Developed by Radical Entertainments. It allows on-screen entertainment and large-scale fighting, and supports high technology Neural 7.1 Surround Sound.
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