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Sunset Overdrive Hands On Thwarted By Power Issues At San Diego Comic Con

Skewed and Reviewed got some hands on time with the 8 player mode of Sunset Overdrive at San Diego Comic Con. Sadly their session and others were cut short due to power issues that kept popping up at the booth.

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Garethvk646d ago

Big time. Earlier that day I waited and they had issues so since I had Nintendo and Alien Isolation to see, I checked back only to have this happen.

Afterlife646d ago

I think someone is trying to tell us something... Lets see what happens in October.

Garethvk646d ago

I am sure it will be fine. The machines did run they just had issues that day. They were working below the podium alot.

Rock-Lee646d ago TrollingShowReplies(1)
Tedakin646d ago (Edited 646d ago )

I got to play it at Comic Con. They put us in groups of 7 or so with an Insomniac guy talking to us through headsets and playing with us. You played a multiplayer map where you fought the big orange monsters, whatever they're called, as a group. It was just like the footage you've seen. Super silly, amazing particles. Felt fluid to play. You press A to jump, and X to grab a hold of things to ride, rails, ledges, etc. A bunch of weapons were unlocked too. I mainly used a basic machine gun, and a bazooka that was firing exploding teddy bears. It was fun for the 10 minutes we got to play. A little too chaotic at times with so much orange juice and sparks flying around I think. Sometimes hard to figure out what you wanted to shoot at. Would definitely want to play again tho.

link to a pic I took at the booth just so you know I'm not bs-ing... http://instagram.com/p/q46z...

Edit: Found a good video of the demo https://www.youtube.com/wat...

RiPPn646d ago

Lack of power or lack of console power.. ba-dum-bump.

Garethvk646d ago

You will note that the screens and lights at the stations still kept their power. I asked if it was an issue with the booth or the supplied power and was told not really its a power issue. Pretty vague.