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InFamous: Second Son Devs Discuss What the DualShock 4 Brings to the Table

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Posted on July 18, 2013 AT 11:00am

In Sony’s latest installment of their Conversations with Creators series, several inFamous: Second Son devs talk up the importance of videogame controllers and the improvements Sony has made with the DualShock 4.

“The designer has video, they have audio, they have story and dialogue—they have all these tools for communicating with the player,” Second Son lead designer Jaime Griesemer says in the video. “The player only has one tool for communicating back and engaging in the conversation, and it’s the controller. And the PS4 controller is significantly improved from previous controllers.”

The video, while very DualShock 4-centric, is not bereft of new Second Son footage and developer commentary about how they’re integrating the DualShock 4′s touchpad into the game and how they’ve improved visual fidelity and gameplay through the PS4′s next-gen tech.

InFamous: Second Son is set to launch exclusively on PlayStation 4 spring 2014.

Chris Holzworth, News Editor
Chris Holzworth has wanted to write about games all his life. He first cut his teeth writing for enthusiast sites such as RPGFan, and after writing for just about every other enthusiast website he could came across, wound up as EGM's east coast news correspondent (read: editorial intern, a fancy phrase for "slave") before relocating to LA to serve as news editor. [Meet the rest of the crew]

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