Insomniac's upcoming third-person shooter Fuse is a game built around switching: in its history, its design, and its execution. During a preview event that EA held in New York yesterday to show off the game, I got a closer look at all three elements.
This is the new box art for Fuse, an upcoming shooter developed by Insomniac, the folks behind Ratchet & Clank and Resistance.
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…
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…
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?
Insomniac's made big moves these last few months, pulling away from PlayStation exclusivity and declaring that they won't be making any future Resistance games. You could argue that the future of the highly regarded developer is more independent but more risky, too. One thing's certain: toys are on the way.
Widely expected to be the case, to the point that studio chief Ted Price was surprised it made big news, Insomniac has confirmed that it is finished with the Resistance series it started in 2006.
Set to debut any minute now at EA's E3 2011 press conference, the developer of Ratchet & Clank and the Resistance games is taking their next big thing multiplatform, and this is it. This is Overstrike.