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Submitted by PaPa-Slam 783d ago | opinion piece

Considerations On Fuse: What It Is, What It Isn’t

Platform Nation: Reviewing games can be a tough nut to crack. There are a lot of temptations that you have to avoid to write something worthwhile and meaningful along with fun and easy to read. I’m not saying that I have it on lock, but I would like to think that I’m aware of more than a few common pitfalls. For instance, I’ve used the phrase “mixed bag” exactly once in my career and still regret it to this day. I never have (and hopefully never will) described a game as “visceral” or “cinematic” and left it at that. Those are easy ones to dodge once you’re aware of them. (Fuse, PS3, Xbox 360)

zeal0us  +   783d ago
What it is
-Generic Shooter
-Another game with co-op
-A game that has a mystical object but doesn't explain how this object/where this object came from.
-A game with generic story. "The plot follows these agents as they attempt to stop the shadowy organization, run by a man named Fable, who plans to use Fuse to make his weaponry more powerful."

What it isn't
-Insomniac best work
-The game you thought it would be back during E3 2011
-A game I plan on buying anytime soon.

Given Insomniac track record they could've done better than this.
Grimhammer00  +   783d ago
You missed fun and smooth gameplay.
Glitch free, challenging AI and tight menu system for tracking trophy/achievements.

It's a generic.....fun game. I attribute it's poor sales to genre fatigue, word of mouth from poorly informed individuals. Some who actually played the demo and dislike it I wholly respect. Many however didn't even bother trying it.
showtimefolks  +   783d ago
i played the demo all the way through and through WTF Insomniac

I thought to myself why they left Sony to go work for EA?

I thought where s the magic Insomniac because i have seen and played better shooters

I thought to myself where is a decent story Insomniac?

I thought to myself where are the cooler weapons Insomniac?

Gaming is a brutal business and i believe Insomniac has really put itself in a very tough position, do they go back to sony or try to find another 3rd party publishers?
Kalowest  +   783d ago
Your teams A.L so terrible, that I had to laugh because it's sad! Matchmaking and the netcode both suck too. This game is ONLY ENJOYABLE when playing with other ppl with mics. Fuse is a Online only game!

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