When a massive explosion leveled six square blocks of Empire City, it killed every human in its path but one: you. But the explosion did bring unforeseen consequences. You've developed extraordinary electrical-based powers, and now it's up to you to learn how to manage them — and how best to employ them. Prepare to come to grips with the stunning powers at your command and choose a path that will lead you to either heroism or infamy.
Infamous thrusts you into the exciting open world of Empire City, in which your actions will ripple across the city's living and breathing ecology. Learn to wield incredible powers and decide how to put them to use, but be aware that each of your decisions will bring consequences in how the city's citizens and environment react and evolve, and even how future events unfold. Develop your powers as you make your way through the game, and do your best to uncover your purpose so that you might understand the true importance of your newfound abilities.