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EA is reportedly shuttering its third-party co-publishing Partners label, responsible for bringing out the likes of the Crysis series, Shadows of the Damned, Alice: Madness Returns, Bulletstorm, Brutal Legend, and the Rock Band series among many others.According to Game Informer, who note "multiple...

April 25th 2013 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Insomniac Games will present a demo prior to Fuse's launch on May 28, for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players, the developer has confirmed in an online FAQ. Fuse will support split-screen and online play, lacks micro-transactions and will not ship with an online pass.Originally billed as Overst...

April 8th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Delayed until the second quarter of 2013 last January, Insomniac's Fuse has found itself a couple of new release dates: May 28 for North America, and May 31 for Europe, EA announced.Pre-ordering the game will grant armor and weapons for each of Fuse's four characters, including "Hyperion Prototype...

March 23rd 2013 at 3:57pm 0 Comments
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And here we thought all the humor left Fuse with the name change. The last Fuse trailers were pretty dark, with the occasional one-liner balanced by one of the heroes setting fire to a car with a guy in it, but now EA and Insomniac offer two infographics densely packed with joke "information."These...

March 5th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Fuse is a difficult game to preview; it's a busy experience with plenty of interconnected systems and a HUD that brims over with symbols, numbers and meters of various sorts. Insomniac's coming shooter thumbs its nose at the current era of clean user interfaces, which attempt to disguise vital info...

February 19th 2013 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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During EA's fiscal third quarter earnings call, CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed that Insomniac's PS3 and Xbox shooter, Fuse, has been delayed."We've decided to move the launch of Fuse to Q1 of fiscal 2014," said Jorgensen. That puts the release of the futuristic co-op shooter somewhere between the beg...

January 30th 2013 at 5:37pm 0 Comments
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Echelon mode in Fuse is what Insomniac CEO Ted Price calls "co-opetitive," a variant on the Gears of War 'Horde' mode. Players must survive twelve waves of increasingly more difficult enemies – the exact configuration of each wave is randomized, though you're always guaranteed two boss battle...

December 12th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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As soon as it was revealed, commenters on popular gaming websites and communities around the internet called the Fuse box art out, citing its odd aesthetic of cutting off the four main characters' faces and intense use of the color orange."I'm very clear on what the reaction has been from some of o...

December 12th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Fuse has a few pre-order bonuses for those extra keen to join Overstrike 9. Developer Insomiac Games revealed pre-orders include four Hyperion Prototype Agent armor skins, four Hyperion Prototype weapon skins, and a Quickdraw team perk which buffs up your squad's one-handed weapons.Last month we sp...

November 15th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments