Archer Square was an iconic location in InFamous, located within the Neon District of Empire City.



Overlooking Archer Square.

Archer Square is a meeting place at the heart of the Neon district, in Empire City. Encompassed by three connecting roads, the square is home to a large statue with glazed pavilions on either side. There are also a host of planters and benches dotted around the square. Around the roads that circle the square are a number of office buildings, stores, and even a museum, some of which have billboards and big screen TV's atop them. After the blast the area became dangerous, due to the gangs of Reapers terrorizing the citizens of the Neon.

After learning of a food drop in the area, Cole and Zeke made their way to Archer Square only to find the food crates had snagged on the now damaged statue. Cole climbed the mangled structure and destroys the link that had caught on the statue, allowing the food crates to fall to the square below.

InFamous 2

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The destruction of Archer Square.

As Cole was about to leave Empire City for New Marais, The Beast appeared at the heart of Archer Square, destroying the square along with the rest of Empire City. Additionally, the statue at Archer Square was ripped from its foundations by the Beast and hurled at Cole, who was watching events unfold from the Empire City Pier.


  • The start screen for a new game in InFamous shows a view of one of the streets near Archer Square. Once you press start to begin a new game, you can see the Ray Sphere Blast going off in the distance.
  • Archer Square is the location in Empire City where Cole first encounters the Reapers.
  • Archer Square is only accessible in inFamous 2 due to a glitch, though you can't actually enter the Square, as it just a hole and doesn't have a ground on which to walk on.



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