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Internal game jam helped make Sunset Overdrive not boring


5:00 PM on 06.05.2014



E3 is next week and we're finally going to get our hands all over Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive. The latest episode of the Sunset TV show focuses on the early stages of the game, detailing how an internal game jam helped give their new concept some originality.

The press won't be the only people who can see Sunset Overdrive in person by the way. Those of you in the Los Angeles area can head to Century City Microsoft store on Wednesday to play the game!





Sunset Overdrive gets the Mondo poster treatment photo


Sunset Overdrive's opening cinematic is a staunch reminder that energy drinks are bad photo


Sunset Overdrive's Chaos Squad looks like more fun than just a horde mode  photo


In a show of unity, Sunset Overdrive lets you be a female assassin photo


I'm loving Sunset Overdrive's mutant killing arsenal photo


Yep, Sunset Overdrive still looks some over the top fun photo


Sunset Overdrive's getting crazy with eight-player co-op photo


Microsoft will have Sunset Overdrive playable to the public during E3 photo


Sunset Overdrive has a ricocheting record gun, TNT teddy bear photo


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1:45 PM on 07.16.2014
Sunset Overdrive gets the Mondo poster treatment

Mondo has come out with some of the coolest movie posters in recent times. I've yet to get one, and not for lack of trying. Now, it seems videogames are on the table for the company -- I sense more pain from missed limited-ed...more



12:45 PM on 07.07.2014
Sunset Overdrive's opening cinematic is a staunch reminder that energy drinks are bad

Hey local teens, think life is all about cool dance festivals and energy drinks? Wrong. It's not, and you better get on track or your existence will become one of two things. Best case scenario is you become The Original Par...more



2:45 PM on 07.02.2014
Sunset Overdrive's Chaos Squad looks like more fun than just a horde mode

I hadn't really paid a ton of attention to Sunset Overdrive's multiplayer component. I figured it was just another co-operative experience where you hole up and fight off some baddies with your buddies. Rah rah, we've been h...more



1:15 PM on 06.20.2014
In a show of unity, Sunset Overdrive lets you be a female assassin

I enjoyed messing with Sunset Overdrive's multiplayer mode at E3, partly because you could play as a beefy Middle Eastern man in a skirt or a tiny woman with bunny ears. Anyone other than Sunset's 'in your face' punk protago...more



1:45 PM on 06.10.2014
I'm loving Sunset Overdrive's mutant killing arsenal

As much as I like Sunset Overdrive's mix of Jet Set and Ratchet and Clank, I'm less in love with the insufferable punk aesthetic its sleeveless jean jacket wearing lead puts forth. Just because you pin cloth to your jean jack...more



12:10 PM on 06.09.2014
Yep, Sunset Overdrive still looks some over the top fun

They gotcha, right? "Oh no, another cover-based shooter!" Nope, it's Sunset Overdrive which seems to be the antithesis of the dull drab shooters we're sadly used to. Presented by Ted Price, founder and CEO of Insomniac games...more



11:05 AM on 06.09.2014
Sunset Overdrive's getting crazy with eight-player co-op

Sunset Overdrive is one of the titles that Microsoft is depending on to bring an injection of charisma and zaniness to Xbox One later this year. Insomniac's colorful open-world shooter looks as if it hinges upon being a...more



8:00 AM on 05.31.2014
Microsoft will have Sunset Overdrive playable to the public during E3

In addition to the usual show floor booths and Day 0 press conference, Microsoft will be holding a series of events to allow the general public a chance to be a part of the action. You can get a full list here, but the m...more



2:15 PM on 05.30.2014
Sunset Overdrive has a ricocheting record gun, TNT teddy bear

Man, it's nice to see Insomniac able to make fun weapons again. With yesterday's news of the Ratchet and Clank trilogy coming to Vita, I have an urge to play Ratchet and Clank. Sunset Overdrive, with its weapons and movement, seems like it'd satisfy my Ratchet urge and Jet Set urge at the same time. Too bad I need an Xbox One.more





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1:45 PM on 07.16.2014
Sunset Overdrive gets the Mondo poster treatment

Mondo has come out with some of the coolest movie posters in recent times. I've yet to get one, and not for lack of trying. Now, it seems videogames are on the table for the company -- I sense more pain from missed limited-ed...more



7:00 PM on 07.09.2014
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Hyped for Battlefield 4? Electronic Arts sure wants you to be, an that's why they're introducing a festival for Battlefield fans known as -- what else? -- Battlefest. It's a celebration that will run this summer with weekly r...more



2:00 PM on 07.08.2014
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