Sunset Overdrive is an always changing, open-world shooter set in the not-so-distant future. A catastrophic event has left your city overrun by mutants. While the majority perish or transform, you flourish. It turns out your calling isn’t picking up trash or serving food, it’s mutant destruction. With an arsenal of kick-ass, overpowered weapons and a knack for traversing the city with hyper agility, it’s not the end of days for you. Your story is just beginning.
During a period in game development when most developers are using “next-gen” technology to come up with the biggest, baddest, most realistic way to tell a story, Insomniac Games is focused on one thing, and one thing only: polished gameplay that results in some damn good fun. Sunset Overdrive’s most attractive quality is its fast, chaotic gameplay which emphasizes traversal. The mechanics are designed in a way that encourages constant movement, and Sunset City is constructed to allow total freedom. The city is built as if it were a playground, logical in design, but not in physics. Cars and trees can be bounced on, building walls can be run on, and rails can be grinded on. There’s definitely a learning curve, but once... Read Review