Infamous feels a little dated, it's not a game that's going to age well at all. Infamous 2, however, is much better.
Make sure you beat Infamous 1 before plying Infamous 2, though, so that you understand the story/characters and what's going on.
"You lack the requisite spine and testicular fortitude to study under me"
"You do not know the first note of the music that moves me."