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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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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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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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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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Epic auctions 3 signed Lancers to aid Insomniac intern after hit-and-run

Insomniac Games interning artist Ana Kessel recently lost her leg in a hit-and-run accident, and Epic Games has stepped up to help raise money for her medical bills. Epic is auctioning three signed replica Lancers from Gears of War on Ebay, with all proceeds going to Kessel's recovery fund. Epic...

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Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus hits PS3 Nov. 12, pre-order bonuses outlined

The budget-priced end-cap to this generation's stable of Ratchet and Clank games, Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus, will bring zany weapons and robotic antics to the PlayStation 3 on November 12, to the tune of $29.99. Folks who pre-order from "participating retailers" will receive Ratchet's...

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Ratchet and Clank writer T.J. Fixman leaves Insomniac

Pen-behind-the-lombax Todd 'T.J.' Fixman announced his departure from Insomniac Games yesterday, saying he wanted to focus on mediums other than gaming. In a blog post, long-serving Ratchet and Clank writer Fixman said his "relationship" with Insomniac will continue, at least because he'll still be...

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Insomniac on working with Microsoft Studios for Xbox One exclusive, Sunset Overdrive

Insomniac Games' new open-world shooter, Sunset Overdrive, is exclusive to Xbox One and published by Microsoft Studios – and this partnership may require some explaining for "longtime fans," Insomniac CEO Ted Price writes. "When we first began discussing this idea with Microsoft, we were...

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Metareview: Fuse

Fuse didn't light up Dave's life. He gave Insomniac's latest just two stars out of five in our review, deeming the game "satisfactory at best and frustrating at worst, and a bare-bones shooter without any personality or flair." Of course, we're not the only outlet you can wire into. Here's a...

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