Fuse—the multiplayer shooter that evolved from a more cartoon-styled earlier version called Overstrike—will be getting a demo for PS3 and Xbox 360 on May 7th. So, if you want to see if the game will be worth your time, that's your best chance. » 5/03/13 1:30pm 5/03/13 1:30pm

Insomniac's Latest Originally Looked Like a Game For Kids

The shooter we now know as Fuse, and which was formerly known as Overstrike, looks like a reasonably realistic third-person shooter. The first time we saw it, though, it was a little more cartoony. Which apparently is nowhere near as cartoony as it was originally. » 10/01/12 12:00am 10/01/12 12:00am

Do Modern Shooters Take Themselves Too Seriously?

Despite my aversion to shooters—god, there's too many of them—Overstrike, with its playful, comical tone and its cartoon aesthetic caught my eye. The approach felt like something fresh. But we don't have Overstrike anymore, no, instead we have Fuse. Compare the two trailers for the games and you see see a world of a… » 9/14/12 2:00pm 9/14/12 2:00pm

The Resistance People Are Making a New Shooter. This One Should Be…

Last year, Insomniac Games surprised the gaming world by showing up at EA's E3 2011 press conference with an all-new game called Overstrike. Once the shock of seeing the PS3 stalwart studio outside of a Sony event wore off, the buzz on Overstrike was high, thanks to the developer's trademark sharp humor and trademark… » 9/12/12 9:00am 9/12/12 9:00am

Our First Teasing Look at Insomniac's Fuse, or Is It?

This teasing screen for the next big game from the developers of Ratchet & Clank briefly appeared on screen during Ted Price's PAX Prime keynote moments ago. Is Fuse a renamed Overstrike, or something entirely new? » 8/31/12 2:11pm 8/31/12 2:11pm