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Contest: Two copies of Sunset Overdrive and an Xbox One Bundle

Is it wrong I want to drink a can of Overcharge?
Apr 28
CONTEST OVER. Winners will be announced soon, via PM and then listed here.   Thanks to the amazing Courtney, as well as the fine folks at Microsoft and Insomniac, we have two copies of Sunset Overdrive to give away. Not ...

Sunset Overdrive gets a permanent price drop, trades freaks for robots

Now $39.99
Apr 01
There's a lot of activity in Sunset City despite the fact that the town is a shell of what it once was. Those over-caffeinated freaks flood the streets, and there's one guy bouncing about like he's the one with 15 too many R...

Sunset Overdrive gets sentimental

175 point D'awwwwww Achievement added
Feb 13
In honor of Valentine's Day and the loved ones around us, Sunset Overdrive has added a new achievement today for 175 points dubbed the D’awwwwww Achievement. The idea of the achievement is to find 12 drawings by the ga...

Gold subscribers can play Sunset Overdrive for free tomorrow

FYI: The game is 23.17 GB
Nov 21
So here's a cool thing: Microsoft and Insomniac are opening up Sunset Overdrive for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for 24 hours. The punk-rock shooter will be free to play -- the whole game, including co-op -- from 12:01am Easter...

Review: Sunset Overdrive

This game has a goat-head codpiece in it, 'nuff said
Oct 27
After booting the game up, it's apparent that Sunset Overdrive is the result of Insomniac Games going back to its roots. Before the developer was called upon to release the shades-of-brown-tinted Resistance and...

Sunset Overdrive pre-order deal comparison

Fewer reasons to head to the stores in 2014
Oct 23
Deal post from the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. All Sunset Overdrive deals listed below are US-only (sorry everyone else!) We're less than a week away from Insomniac Gam...

Sunset Overdrive's pretty solid, but I think I'm over it

Has my hype train derailed?
Sep 22
Sunset Overdrive was one of the most exciting announcements to come out of E3 2013, and since then, I've had numerous people say it looks like a game made just for me. For whatever reason, I didn't get a chance to check it ou...

Sunset Overdrive shows how live-action trailers should be done

It's mockumentary time
Sep 22
Live-action trailers for videogames can be entirely hit or miss. It's to the point where I'm usually curious to check them out even if I have little if any interest in the source material. Will they be awesome, or a total tr...

Sunset Overdrive is getting two campaign add-ons

Season pass details
Sep 09
I'm not in the market for season passes, but I still like to look just to see what DLC is lined up. In the case of Sunset Overdrive, Insomniac plans to release two campaign add-ons with "new locations to explore, stories to e...

Sunset Overdrive behind the scenes video tells us what we already know

In a way that's definitely not at all grating
Aug 26
If you're new to this or simply need a refresher course, this Sunset Overdrive video should get you up to speed on all the points that Insomniac Games is looking to hit with its quirky, open-world shooter. Constant move...

Alcohol-fueled benders are the quickest way to traverse Sunset Overdrive

Just stop for a second
Aug 21
Go, go, go. Always on the move. That's all that we've seen of Insomniac Games' Sunset Overdrive since its initial 2013 reveal. Seriously, think back. Do you remember seeing any footage of the game where the oddball prota...

Soda scientist shows off Sunset Overdrive mutants and robots

Still so much better without the default lead
Aug 12
There was a surprising amount of brand new stuff out of gamescom (thanks, Sony!), but let's not forget Sunset Overdrive is coming out October 28. It's pretty fun, though I've only messed with the multiplayer. 

White hot! Microsoft confirms Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One bundle

Try to conceal your disbelief
Aug 12
Microsoft's finally confirmed one of the worst-kept recent rumors in the videogame industry. Sunset Overdrive's getting a console bundle with that flashy white Xbox One. The bundle is expected to release right alongside Sunse...

There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive!

Also, it has been determined that it is a silly game.
Jul 26
As we recently learned, Sunset Overdrive lets players protect their genitals with the head of a green kangaroo, which is a very silly idea. But is that silly enough, in this post-Saints Row world? The answer is "who cares?" because there are also Hawaiian Shirts and Hawaiian Shirts are my jam.

You can wear a kangaroo codpiece in Sunset Overdrive

Strap one on, it's time to jam!
Jul 25
For San Diego Comic-Con, Insomniac Games is talking up character customization in Sunset Overdrive and the clothing options range from "traditional" to "out there" -- way, way out there. Interestingly, these vanity items don...

Sunset Overdrive gets the Mondo poster treatment

Job well done
Jul 16
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...

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

Wimmy wham wham wozzle!
Jul 07
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...

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

You do a lot more moving
Jul 02
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...

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

You might say it's in Insomniac's creed...also, traps
Jun 20
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...

I'm loving Sunset Overdrive's mutant killing arsenal

Not so much loving its 'in your face' lead
Jun 10
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...

Yep, Sunset Overdrive still looks some over the top fun

Be The Hero! Again
Jun 09
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...

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

Hope you have friends
Jun 09
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...

Internal game jam helped make Sunset Overdrive not boring

Plus some new footage
Jun 05
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...

Microsoft will have Sunset Overdrive playable to the public during E3

You can also win a ticket into the press conference
May 31
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...

Sunset Overdrive has a ricocheting record gun, TNT teddy bear

There's the Insomniac I know and love
May 30
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.

Okay Sunset Overdrive, you have my attention

Please be good please be good please be good
May 13
So I probably was the only one on this planet that wasn't hyped on Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive. Last time I got excited for one of their games, well, you know what happened. Of course it's obvious Insomniac learned from the...

Sunset Overdrive will have online co-op

Campaign not playable with others
May 13
Sunset Overdrive is coming later this year on the Xbox One, and we've been getting a ton of details in the past week. Insomniac Games has spilled the beans on multiplayer, noting that although the campaign will not be playabl...

Insomniac didn't play it safe with the Sunset Overdrive box art

And it's all the better for it
May 09
This week was the big blowout for Sunset Overdrive, the next game from Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac and one of the major Xbox One exclusives at this point in time. Given Sunset's colorful nature and the studio's co...

Sunset Overdrive gameplay video gives some context to the insanity

Gimme now
May 08
Confused as to what Sunset Overdrive's about? You wouldn't be alone. Up until now, all we've gotten is a stylish teaser at E3 and a slow trickle of nebulous marketing materials. But, this video finally gives us something con...

Sunset Overdrive is more Jet Set Radio than I was expecting

Not another Fuse, that's for sure
May 08
Insomniac Games has properly revealed its Xbox One parkour zombie shooter Sunset Overdrive and, as much as I was into the original E3 2013 teaser for the game, the real thing looks considerably better. The studio captured tha...

Sunset Overdrive viral site opens up, plans special events for fans

Insomniac Games teases info about characters and upcoming events
May 05
The surprise reveal of Sunset Overdrive at Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference got many people excited, including much of the staff at Destructoid. As a brand-new open-world shooter set in a visually rich and colorful world,...

Microsoft says Sunset Overdrive's coming in 2014

An all-out color assault
Nov 22
When Microsoft bombarded us with a barrage of upcoming games at its 2013 E3 press conference, one of the titles that stood out was Insomniac Games' Sunset Overdrive. Maybe it was because of the bright color palette, maybe it...

Insomniac: 'No plans for Sunset Overdrive on PS4'

'Ratchet could end up on Xbox one day'
Oct 03
After petitions, clamoring, and general unrest from PlayStation fans, Insomniac has taken to the web to explain that Sunset Overdrive is still very much an Xbox One exclusive. To clarify, Insomniac's Tim Salvitti states, "Pet...

Sunset Overdrive has an offline single-player mode

That's Insomniac's intent, anyway
Jul 03
While we've only really seen a conceptual trailer for the eye-catching Sunset Overdrive, I'm hopeful this will be a return to form for developer Insomniac Games. It's post-apocalyptic, but not in the usual drab way. Speaking ...

Sunset Overdrive's Xbox One exclusivity explained

The cloud strikes again
Jun 17
In retrospect, if there was one game I would've liked to hear more about at E3, it was Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive. The vibrant open-world shooter was a standout title at Microsoft's press conference early last week and, unf...

Insomniac Games bringing Sunset Overdrive to Xbox One

Cartoony parkour shooter goodness
Jun 10
Insomniac Games' Ted Price got on stage today at Microsoft's E3 press conference to talk about their newest title Sunset Overdrive. Taking place in a "growing world" where new content such as new weapons can be added da...

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