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Doctor Who-inspired animation one of Sunset Overdrive's most requested respawns

Since it revealed "next-gen respawning" in Sunset Overdrive – the popular culture-infused animations that return players to the action after death – developer Insomniac Games has been flooded with suggestions from fans. Insomniac Creative Director Marcus Smith says that one of the...

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Video preview: Sunset Overdrive grinds out its own rules

In the chaotic world of Sunset Overdrive there are virtually no rules: Realistic physics are merely a suggestion, weapon designs were likely first scrawled in a composition notebook by a madman, and returning to the battlefield after death is a mashup of nostalgia and insanity. All of these...

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How to make an entrance in Sunset Overdrive

Respawning after death is a given in many video games across genres, but never has a game seemed to have so much fun with the idea. In Sunset Overdrive, the upcoming Xbox One exclusive from developer Insomniac Games, your character returns to the action by way of spaceship, Bill & Ted homage,...

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Insomniac unveils Sunset Overdrive gameplay footage, Day One Edition

Insomniac Games has released its first gameplay video for Sunset Overdrive, an Xbox One-exclusive third-person shooter with a focus on high-powered weaponry and urban traversal. Insomniac notes that velocity defines Sunset Overdrive's open-world gameplay, as players will need to wall-run,...

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Slide until you die in Xbox One's crazy Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive is a goofy explosion of vivid colors and anything-goes attitude, though it's not without shape. The outline resembles Jet Set Radio, with weapons on loan from Ratchet and Clank, and a dash of Fable's fuck-you to dying. We all know it's a video game, but listen - Sunset Overdrive...

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Rumor: UK retailer lists Ratchet & Clank Trilogy for Vita

It looks like UK retailer ShopTo jumped the gun this week by posting a listing for an unannounced Vita version of the Ratchet & Clank Trilogy. Sony re-released Ratchet & Clank, Going Commando, and Up Your Arsenal in a PS3 HD Collection back in 2012, and since then we've seen PS3 entry Into...

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PSA: Resistance PS3 trilogy going offline on April 8

Sony let us know last year that online play for the PS3's Resistance trilogy would end in early 2014, and a recent tweet from developer Insomniac Games has narrowed that ending date to April 8. Insomniac's post encourages fans to get online for the trilogy's final moments and "make some memories"...

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Celebrate two decades of Insomniac Games with this music video

The above nostalgia blast is either a cute way to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Ratchet And Clank developer Insomniac Games, or it's a cruel reminder that those of us who remember the Reagan years are being constantly, endlessly stalked by the encroaching spectre of human...

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus rated for PS Vita in Europe, Brazil

A portable release for Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus grows increasingly likely, as multiple ratings boards report content submissions for a still-unannounced PlayStation Vita version of Insomniac Games' lombax-and-robot buddy platformer. The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) system...

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Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive pinned for 2014 by Microsoft

Hidden in Microsoft''s Xbox One launch blurb is a fresh 2014 release window for Insomniac shooter Sunset Overdrive. Insomniac didn't date the Microsoft-published game when it was announced at E3, but it's on course for next year according to the big M. Sunset Overdrive is in a playable state and...

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