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Hands-on with Insomniac's crack at metroidvania, Song of the Deep

If you're going to make a metroidvania, getting your acronym (SotD) as close to the gold standard (SotN) is a good a start as any, I suppose. Song of the Deep is the surprise, GameStop-published (the store and Game Informer magazine owner, ...   read

 
 
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Thirsty for details about Song of the Deep? Drink up this video

Us folks at Destructoid didn't attend PAX South this year, so we've been keeping our collective eyes on any information that continues to dribble out now that it's over. Windows Central attended the event, and was able to snag Insomnia...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's new game is a metroidvania called 'Song of the Deep'

Insomniac Games is taking a break from its previous work of exclusives (Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One, Rachet & Clank on PS4) to bring a brand new project to multiple platforms for $14.99 -- Song of the Deep. It's coming to PC, PS4, and ...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive dev Insomniac teases next game

The next game from Insomniac (Sunset Overdrive, Ratchet and Clank) is...   read

 
 
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Is there space for Ratchet & Clank?

Sometimes websites make you click to the next "page" when reading a long article, or embed things in galleries instead of vertically down a page. This is either anachronistic print hold over or shrewd pageview maximization, but it is alw...   read

 
 
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Here's how Ratchet met Clank

There's a reason Clank has spent a decade being Ratchet's sidekick. He kind of owes him. Ratchet saved his little robot life, after all. At PlayStation Experience, Insomniac Games took the stage to show a cinematic from the upcoming title ...   read

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank has some great aesthetics, channels its inner Star Fox

As a part of the on-going Paris Games festivities, Insomniac put out a nice little gameplay video for the upcoming Ratchet & Clank game. The tropical setting really pops on PS4, and everything generally looks great. Nothing too re...   read

 
 
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The first full Ratchet and Clank trailer is not great

The first full trailer for the Ratchet and Clank movie has been released, and it's ridiculously generic. I get the "In a world..." joke, and I get the overwrought narrator, but this is the most kids movie-ass trailer I've seen in years. The...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere is an Oculus Rift exclusive

During today's Oculus Rift stream, Insomniac Games announced a third-person action-adventure game, Edge of Nowhere, exclusively for the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset. Here's the teaser. "What appears to be a rescue mission takes a tu...   read

 
 
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PS4 could use more games like Ratchet & Clank

"Play the game based on the movie based on the game." Next spring, Ratchet and Clank return for, well, Ratchet & Clank. Insomniac Games is working on a re-imagining of the original PlayStation 2 title, "revised to tie in with the deepe...   read

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

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 content to stop...   read

 
 
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Slow Down, Bull is a strange one for Insomniac Games

When I think of Insomniac Games, a few titles come to mind: Ratchet and Clank, Spyro the (pre-Skylanders) Dragon, and Sunset Overdrive. The studio's new game, Slow Down, Bull, is not like those -- it's a smaller project for Steam inspired b...   read

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

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 Red Bulls in him...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive bounces to a filthy oil rig for first DLC

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?" "Moo-oil," like a ...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive trial

Gold subscribers can play Sunset Overdrive for free tomorrow

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 Eastern tomorrow to 1...   read

 
 
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Review: Sunset Overdrive

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 Fuse, it was k...   read

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

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 out at E3 or PAX,...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive shows how live-action trailers should be done

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 train wreck? Eith...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive is getting two campaign add-ons

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 experience, and ...   read

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

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 movement? Check. Be...   read

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

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 protagonist isn't ru...   read

 
 
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Soda scientist shows off Sunset Overdrive mutants and robots

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 hot! Microsoft confirms Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One bundle

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 Sunset Overdrive's l...   read

 
 
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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 th...   read

 
 
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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't have stat bo...   read

 
 
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