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Sunset Overdrive

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Is it wrong I want to drink a can of Overcharge?
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 ... read feature

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Sunset Overdrive

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... read
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Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive bounces to a filthy oil rig for first DLC


The Mystery of the Mooil Rig
Dec 09
Insomniac Games has detailed Sunset Overdrive's first add-on, and there are some pronunciation problems clouding up the reveal. The Mystery of Mooil Rig is the name, and how would one go about saying that? "Moy-il?" "Mo... read
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Sunset Overdrive trial

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... read
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Mutants not included
[Update: Contest over! Winner (as chosen by RANDOM.ORG) is Lego Master! Thanks to all who participated!] Our friends at Microsoft have provided us with an absolutely beautiful Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to hand out to o... read feature

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This game has a goat-head codpiece in it, 'nuff said
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... read feature

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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... read
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Has my hype train derailed?
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... read feature

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Sunset Overdrive

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... read
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Sunset Overdrive gamescom

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.  read
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White Xbox One

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... read
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Also, it has been determined that it is a silly game.
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. read feature

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Sunset Overdrive

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... read
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Sunset Overdrive

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... read
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Halo: Master Chief Collection will be at Rooster Teeth Expo


Destiny and Sunset Overdrive will be at the show too
Jun 24
[Update: An earlier version of this story stated that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be at RTX in playable form. It will be at the show, just not playable to the public.] Rooster Teeth's annual convention takes place ... read






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