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Excellent Respawn Animation, Sunset Overdrive

Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive has the best respawn animations I’ve ever seen. They’re mostly jokes, riffing on Portal, Star Trek and stuff like that and worth the few seconds they take to put you back in the action. I’ve played the game for hours, though, and hadn’t seen this one until last night. Might be new… »4/03/15 12:15pm4/03/15 12:15pm

The Challenges Of Letting You Be A Fat Video Game Hero

Zany open-world action game Sunset Overdrive—as its creators told me during a recent San Francisco preview event—is all about letting players be whoever they want. I made a very nice bearded lady with tiny mouths for eyes. I noticed something, though: you can pick your body type, but you can't pick a heavy one. I was… »9/22/14 7:47pm9/22/14 7:47pm

I'm Pretty Sure Sunset Overdrive is Ratchet & Clank Reskinned

Back in the day Insomniac was top tier PlayStation. The Ratchet & Clank series ruled (unless you preferred Jak & Daxter, in which case: arguments) and it had nailed a perfect mix of run and gun controls and 'what the hell did I just shoot' weapons. Why any of it was happening didn't matter, only that felt great doing… »7/24/14 6:30pm7/24/14 6:30pm