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Sunset Overdrive is more Jet Set Radio than I was expecting


12:45 PM on 05.08.2014
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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 that vision and didn't stop charging forward.

It may be the apocalypse again, but it's full of color, over-the-top weapons as you'd expect from Insomniac, and ridiculous traversal that immediately looks quick and fun. So long hiding behind cover, hello running (and grinding!) out in the open like an utter maniac. A number of outlets were invited to the studio for a hands-on showing, so take your pick and read up on the game.

Sunset Overdrive looks like a compelling reason to want an Xbox One, and we could always use more of those. I'm now sufficiently stoked for E3 next month. Bring on the current-gen-only titles!

If you're wanting to make a snap decision about whether or not Sunset Overdrive might be right for you and you've only got, oh, 15 seconds, get a load of these .gifs (via NeoGAF):





There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive! photo


You can wear a kangaroo codpiece in Sunset Overdrive photo


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


Internal game jam helped make Sunset Overdrive not boring photo


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1:00 PM on 07.26.2014
There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive!

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.more



5:00 PM on 07.25.2014
You can wear a kangaroo codpiece in Sunset Overdrive

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...more



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

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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



5:00 PM on 06.05.2014
Internal game jam helped make Sunset Overdrive not boring

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...more





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

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