In this month's episode of IGN Unfiltered, Ryan McCaffrey sat down with Insomniac CEO Ted Price and discussed the potential future of the Insomniac-owned IP.
After playing spider Man I would like them to make a game for Thor or Spawn!
Oh my God, imagine a Spawn game made with the same care to details that Spider Man got
Spawn.. umm no.
Spawn is just too dark, same goes for Thor...
"Insomniac Would Love to Make Sunset Overdrive 2" good. but first, make a 4k patch with unlocked frame-rate for the first Sunset Overdrive.
Damn I havent tried it since I got the X so I just assumed it had it. thats rediculous
I loved Sunset Overdrive, I would to see Sunset Overdrive 2!! Make it happen Microsoft, seriously what are they waiting for?
I'd rather them make a hulk game but if they find time for a SSOD2 then sure that would be nice too.
You will after you finally join the PS family.
They won't, dude.
They're not joining no family. They love their independence.
Like Ninja Theory loved theirs?
Ninja Theory were struggling financially? Insomniac is not.
I remember Ninja Theory said that they want to be independent before MS bought them.
Ninja Theory werent struggling...Hellblade was a success and ended up doing much better than originally expected
Sounds like a cult
Insomniac wants to stay independent. They aren't going to be bought by anyone.
What was the point of Insomniac making a big stink about finally owning a AAA IP of their own if they’re not going to do anything else with it
It was stupid considering how poor it sold. If an IP doesn't sell then you're not owning anything valuable, they were better off releasing it on PS4 and relinquishing the IP ownership.
It sold better than they expected
The game sold over a million boxed copies in the end + digital sales + it was free on GoG so many Xbox owners have played it and many would probably like a sequel, me included.
That wasn't the plan. The first game didn't sell, and so no one wants to fund or publish a sequel. They had previously said they tried to make a sequel happen but it didn't work out.
They contradicted themselves really If the title was owned by Sony it would be their IP to own However despite owning it they aren’t doing anything with it Least being owned by Sony a title could see support and sequels along with where their main fan base is
They still need to get funding to make something with it. If the games they made had been more successful, then they could probably have done that. But given how their games went commercially it'd be hard to find a publisher willing to take them on. I think even MS may have decided not to let Insomniac make another game with their funding after SSoD didn't do as well as it should. If it struck fire like Insomniacs other games, then I'm sure they'd already be making another SSoD.
Is Insomniac ever going to make a sequel to that Ratchet & Clank remake
I'd rather have a new ratchet and clank game over another remake... continue Ratchet's story.If you want to play going commando buy the hd collection, it's good and 60fps
It's probably already in development, given how well the 2016 game sold and how well it rated with both the critics and fans there's no chance Insomniac aren't doing more with the series. They handled Sunset Overdrive, R&C and Spidey after S.O. released, but kept juggling those three games together at one point, but were in full development on two full sized, AAA games simultaneously. They were also making a bunch of VR and smaller standard games. Now they've finished Spiderman and don't have anything else announced in the AAA space they're probably busy with the initial planning for the next Spiderman game and well into Ratchet and Clank 2. I wouldn't be surprised if R&C 2 is either a 2019 PS4 game or a launch, Cross Gen PS5 and PS4 game Holiday 2019. Most likely the latter.
Holiday 2020 maybe,2019 no way!
but the development of R&C is in Sony's hand, not Insomniac. they will only make another if Sony ask for it.
considering that game was remade to tie in with the movie, if another movie is to be made then sure... they will do the same thing with the next game.
'timing and bandwidth challenge' y'all found the time and bandwidth to make the first one. Bring on the second one! I get the impression they want a little nudge from a platform holder to make a sequel. Maybe a launch title for a next gen console.
I think they are focused mainly on Spider-man 2. That is their bread and butter right now. Sunset Overdrive 2 would be a nice side project, but yeah, someone would need to fund it. Insomniac is obviously too busy to self-publish.
They want to make games that actually sell.
They want to make games that they are proud of. They did. It Sunset sold over a million copies before ending up on Game pass. I hope they make a second one too.
Since Insomniac actually owns that IP, they can release the sequel on PS4 if they actually want.
And I would love for them to make it! Really fun game that one.
Spider-Man 2 or Sunset Overdrive 2... which one do you think they would pick... Hint: the one that's a huge commercial success.
Not sure why you got a downvote. They'd obviously do Spidey 2 over any other sequel or new IP. No one is clamoring for a Sunset sequel (by no one I clearly mean not enough people to make a difference). Also, if Insomniac owns Sunset Overdrive, why do they always say "ask Microsoft" whenever someone asks if they'd do a sequel? If they own the IP, what does MS have to do with anything for future instalments?
So the same can be said for Spiderman, if they make a second they can make it multiplatform right since Sony doesn't own the ip! They only own the film rights.
@jagermaster619 The True is that Sony is funding with this game and Spider Man PS4 is a huge success. So yeah, it will be PS4 Exclusive and it will stay that way.
@Jager but Marvel approached Sony, not Insomniac. they want it on the level that sony games are, and if someone else ends up publishing the second and making it multiplatform off the bat, it wouldnt happen or be at the quality sony holds their developers at
I would kill for SO2. SO is my favorite game this gen and my all time favorite series is Ratchet.
It's not my favorite but I liked it a lot and would like a sequel.
Spider-Man is going to make 10 times more money than Sunset did. Sunset was good but why go back and spend 3 years to make a sequel when they struck gold with Spider-Man. I can see them doing one sequal to Spider-Man, utilizing the things they learned from the first one and making it bigger and better. The game after should be a new IP.
Spider-Man is actually built off the things they learned from Sunset Overdrive. The Spider-Man game is using an updated version of the gaming engine they built specifically for Sunset Overdrive.
I didn't find Sunset Overdrive good but I think it's worth a sequel as it's something that appeals to a lot a gamers. It didn't get a fair shake the first time.
You need to make Ratchet great again
Horizon Zero Dawn, Days Gone, The Last of Us and Ghost of Tsushima are new IPs . Even I know The Last of Us Part 2 is coming but the series is still new. You hate Sony for making new IP.
They tried with Fuse, then Sunset Overdrive. If MS won't entertain a sequel for SO, then why not develop a new IP?
Fuse was supposed to be Overstrike which supposed to be comedy action adventure, but EA forced Insomniac to change it. Sunset Overdrive is a great game, but the commercial wasn’t successful and Microsoft didn’t have any histories with Insomniac and their relationship was pretty neutral. No offense but Xbox Community don’t have any past connection with them.
MS even gave the game away for Games with Gold program and it still didn't make any blip on the gaming radar. seems like a huge miss with the xbox crowd. MS tried to bring them something new but they ignored it!
I'd love to at least see the first game ported to PC. It was a great game that just didn't sell.
The game will be downgraded anyway with missing puddles. It will never live up to its E3 showing after all Insomniac Games are not very skilled at making original combat and steal things from other games like how Spider-Man combat is a rip off of Batman Arkham. Same way the original Sunset Overdrive traversal was a blatant rip off of the traversal in Infamous with Cole, same way with Bioshock Infinite with the hook to grind on the underside of the wires. Same as Prince of Persia with the wall running. Others said it was like Jet Force Gemini or whatever, so let's throw that in to the mix too. Many said and still say their Ratchet games weren't good or Resistance wasn't in the league of Halo and Gears, and let's not forget the abomination that was Fuse. Finally, the last Sunset Overdrive sold poorly after people gloated how they got Insomniac to make games for their console and Microsoft should buy them. Defended them and then left them twisting in the wind with meager sales. But yeah, they should totally make a new Sunset Overdrive and have it exclusive for Xbox since sales turned out so good the first time. Sigh Sarcasm if you didn't get it
Top game i would be interested, i find superheroes to be oversaturated in modern media and a bit boring.
Yes I know they would but MS doesn't so its simply not going to happen.
They own the IP, they don't need Microsoft's permission, it's probably a matter of them being busy on Spidey and Ratchet & Clank after making Sunset Overdrive, plus the 1st game doesn't seem to have sold that well, which likely means MS wouldn't want to invest in another, they're risking a lot with setting up The Initiative and investing in more Studios for the future.
Who owns the rights (liscense) to Sunset Overdrive?
So then why does it seem like Insomniac are waiting on MS to make (green light) Sunset Overdrive 2? When they could make it and either be multiplatform or exclusive...
^ funding. they cant afford to self publish
They're probably trying to be respectful to Microsoft by not running with developing a new game in that IP. Maybe no one wants to fund a sequel, while the first game rated well, it doesn't seem like it sold that well. They probably have plenty of money to take a punt at making their own sequel to it and self publish it as a multiplat.