If this isn't a reason to pick up an Xbox One now, then I don't what else is. Sunset Overdrive is the game to rock out, blow up stuff and smile while doing it.
To borrow a line from another xbox fan here; And another one!
This game is a technically amazing. Playing with 7 other players with all the mayhem like numerous explosions effects happening all while loads of Zombies on screen and yet the game still holds its frames. I dunno if its just the stable frames or its MS cloud servers is what keeps things smooth either way this game works damn near flawless. I'd say this game lived up to the teaser trailer Insomniac showed off a year ago.
Agreed. The game is a technical marvel. I was completely incredulous when I originally saw the initial CGI teaser, but somehow Insomniac has managed to deliver on that promise. It's like a Pixar film on crack.
Xbox One is so full of WIN right now. Reminds me of Barry Bonds last couple year when they kept walking him. But as soon as a pitcher got brave enough to try to put the ball anywhere near him, he knocked it out of the stadium. Hmm. Maybe they should check X1 for steroids. You never know.
good score! ATM 82 on metacritic. it should drop to 81 after few more reviews
And if it drop, will you be happy then? You fit in just fine here, new recruit. I see 10 bubble in your future. LOL
Ignore him. What's the point of creating an account just to troll? I hate that crap.
Been on 3 bubbles forever, don't suck up enough to get more but don't troll enough to lose some. OT: It made me pre order one last month and chuffed that it's getting good reviews, this and mcc to tie me over to end if year
@iDadio just say a few bad things about sony , even if you believe them , you'll lose those bubbles in no time .
You do not even have to say something bad about Sony, just being nice about MS is enough to make peoples blood boil here..... Stupid.... But its allowed. Many people will agree with you and buble you up, but you will never go up. Repeat the same negative stuff about MS for an entire year and you will have 10 bubbles.....
Im gonna go ahead and say this game could be GOTY contender. Its just too good. Kudos to Insomniac Studios for taking the risk and creating this gem.
Do user reviews count towards the aggregate? I saw someone give it a 0. Sure, everyone's entitled to their own opinion, but I c'mon. That's ridiculous. Even E.T. on Atari isn't a 0 lol.
still not as low as drive club
Where is NewMonday and his posse that were on the 2-3 "7s" and below scores for this game? I haven't seen them on any of the 30 plus great score reviews for SSOD. On Topic, the score is real. This game reminds me of when I first played Jet Set Radio on Dreamcast. Unique, quirky, and above all else, Fun. Glad reviewers and gamers are feeling the same way.
Where's Lukas and Oreo telling people to not talk about anything else or to stop saying congratulations to this game... followed by... ON TOPIC: Getting this game today, going to play the hell out of this come after work. Getting this game and hopefully the Giants winning will make my week complete!
This game is freaking awesome! Its so much freaking fun. Insomniac did a great job and you're gonna love it! On a side note it'll make my day if the Giants freaking lose badly and the Royals become the champs. Only cause I'm a bitter Dodgers fan lol
Lukas is still licking his wounds from the verbal smack down we gave him the other day. And in typical stealth PS troll fashion: This game kicks all the asses.
Picked up the game fantastic the 8 player chaos mode is fun. Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants great series and win for them.
With MC collection arriving next month and the lure of this gorgeous white version of xbox, I could resist no more. And this does look like a lot fun it must be said especially if you like just larking about in a playground sort of way
if sunset overdrive is great then INFAMOUS is also great because there is only 2 point difference on metacritic.
You can judge a games......... greatness by user remarks about a month to 2 months after release. Infamous was/is a good game that left most, even people on N4G disappointed. We will see if the same holds true with Sunset Overdrive, which could happen. The only difference is Sunset Overdrive has crazy multiplayer modes so it might skew people a different way. But yes, Infamous was a good game also.
Yeah but Sunset is still better ;)
But when you play the game it actually is not even close. Graphics pushed the hype for that games since it was never seen..SSOD has much more in the way depth in gameplay mechanics bigger world and multiple factions including multiple type of enemies..Infamous does not have that...Guarantee you if they would both games would have come out at the same time the Metacritic for INFAMOUS would have scored much much lower.
If you liked infamous, then great. That's all that matters. You don't need to look at review scores for that.
if your talking about the original infamous , i agree its better than sunset , but second son isn't even close .
lol yeah keep telling yourself that Kalimero. lol, wow.
I think infamous benefited from coming out at a time when there were few truly next gen titles to choose from. It played well, and looked great, but in hindsight, it was pretty shallow and lacked replayability. If these two games released simultaneously,I doubt reviewers would have been as high on infamous..
I love this game!
Hanging to play it, I pick it up in 2 hours.
Yep me too waiting for JB hi fi to open .
I thought this game was gonna be good but sheesh.... It's a freaking instant classic! I love it.
I'm loving this game so far.
11/10 for me. Easily.
This game, man!... cant wait till I can buy it on friday! :)
I won't be picking this up obviously, but I'm keen to see FW figures and how well it's received
People just appreciate the fact that it's not some dark brooding serious experience like the majority of games are nowadays. It's bright, bold, in your face, and original and isn't afraid to parody the very medium and genre it's contained in. Citing influence and mechanics of at least 3-4 games, what you get is a hybrid of genres that appear to seemingly work together in harmony to create something truly inspired and creative that is balls to the wall FUN. I love this game!
IDK how this game is getting so many 9's and 10' I have it and its not better or worse than Infamous and that game had like one 10 and one 9
It's crazy how they try and make every new game a Xbox One system seller then it just doesn't happen. It's kinda sad that a system that has done pretty much nothing as far as giving you a reason to purchase it yet they can't keep it in stock and the other system is doing everything and to be fair there doing it pretty good and they just can't get people to buy it. It's crazy. Microsoft should start looking at the many bridges they've burned over the years and fix that first then people might get their gaming console. I know Iive within in the Micosofts home truf and spent the last 2 gens with their gaming consoles and I don't a Xbox One at all. I got the PS4 and my next gaming device/ console will be a Steambox for PC gaming then the WII U as for me the Xbox One is down the road and when I get one it'll be used for no more than $150 and any game I get for it will be used as I refuse to give Microsoft more money other than the XBL fee and that's "IF" I get one at all.
Yeah that should show mean ol microsoft who's boss......../s Good luck with that. Im sure MS wont be making a profit because you want to buy their console used. At this very moment they are looking to sell a building to make up the loses they will receive from you not buying........oh wait
I know you're out of bubbles, but I'm curious as to what you and like minded folks think MS could do to 'repair burned bridges.' They've gotten rid of the DRM They've improved games with gold They've removed the Xbox live pay wall for apps They've made Kinect optional They've improved the SDK They've had substantial monthly updates They allowed EA Access (awesome value) They've dropped the consoles price And they have arguably the best Fall line up (FH2, KI season 2, Sunset Overdrive, Halo:MCC, Project Spark, Fantasia, Dance Central, D4, + all the big 3rd party games) As an unbiased gamer, what more could you ask for?
I agree. I'm truly baffled by some of the hate in here. It comes across as being so insecure. PlayStation is great, with great games both currently, and in the pipeline. That's not enough for some people, though. It seems as though some people cannot tolerate the very thought of a great game on the opposing platform. I truly don't understand the mentality.
Has there been any rumors on a pc version?
There was one rumor, but it was swiftly shot down.
well insomniac owns IP so it's definitely possible
nope I don't think so. Sunset Overdrive could've been on PS4 but Im not gonna explain because some don't even know why it became a xbox exclusive. I can tell you for a fact its wasn't that MS $$$. It was all on SONY themselves. Glad MS gave the game the greenlight and hope Xbox One owners buy the game to support these guys.
SONY wanted to own the ip vs MS said Insomniac could own it
Is there gonna be a pricecut for xbone in december? Otherwise ima get the white one now and this game
Starting on November 2, you'll be able to get the Sunset Overdrive bundle for $349 at many retailers. The promotion runs through January, so I'd say pick it up on Nov 2. Also, if you trade in your old 360 or PS3 to the Microsoft store, you can get $100 off an Xbox One. Combine that with the $50 price cut and you could get the Sunset Overdrive bundle for only $249. I definitely recommend that!
Yeah I think I'll be doing that Sunday for sure.... $250 that's a steal.
ok, thx I live in Europe though, ima get that white one and sunset its about time no more wait. I only have a 7year old 360 that sounds like a jetplane. But i like it now when its cold its also a heat fan lol.
The Xbox One is on sale most of the time. If you look hard enough, you can find a great deal.
Finally picking up a One after tomorrow, quite looking forward to it. As was mentioned in a previous article, its great that the One is lagging behind Sonys machine as it means MS will try very hard to keep fans happy, imo its never a great situation when a console shoots ahead of another even if the leading console is your favourite. It would be cool if they pulled off more stuff like Sunset rather than making deals like Tomb Raider. Excluding people from enjoying games is not great.
SSO is a combo of Ratchet and Clank and Jet Set Radio, yet some how it feels completely original. I HATE open world games. I don't like the boredom of going to your next objective. Yet I actually like the traversal in SSO and instead of teleporting to objectives I was grinding and bouncing there. I have never seen traversal done this way and I have never played a game where you can't stand still. Always having to move is fun and unique but it does take a bit of the strategy of Ratchet away because you don't have as much time to switch weapons and you often just want to blow them up. Overall, it's a great game. Probably the bet "next gen" game imo, but I do wish there were more online modes.
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