E3 2013: Insomniac powers up Sunset Overdrive for Xbox One

E3 2013: Insomniac powers up Sunset Overdrive for Xbox One
Aaron Lee

By Aaron Lee

June 10th 2013 at 6:18PM

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Insomniac Games, the makers behind PlayStation hits Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, has unveiled an exclusive new IP for Xbox One at Microsoft’s E3 press conference.

Sunset Overdrive, which is coming exclusively to Xbox One, is composed of stylish cartoon visuals and appears to be a mix of fast-paced environment traversing and combat action.

Insomniac president and CEO Ted Price said the studio will be able to explore a new worlds and create new challenges and new events that are influenced by the community.

The video showed a scrappy cartoonish character performing Parkour in a colourful urban environment in the vein of Jet Set Radio Future. To fight off the alien foes in the games, players will use insomniac’s typically humourous weapon ideas, which included a gun firing explosive energy drinks and a vinyl record disc thrower.

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