10 Things You Need to Know About: Fuse

Leigh Harris
10 Things You Need to Know About: Fuse

Fuse is one of a few 2013 late generational new IPs, coming from the creators of Resistance and Ratchet and Clank: Insomniac Games.

  1. The game is a fast-paced third-person shooter set in the near future.
  2. Originally called Overstrike until August 2012, it follows a team of four soldiers known as Overstrike 9.
  3. An alien substance called Fuse is the central motivator for the team, who are trying to stop it from getting into the hands of Raven Corporation.
  4. Fuse gives players access to a host of overblown alien technology, with each of the four characters having their own special weapons as a result.
  5. The game is tailored to a four-player co-op experience, although it can be played single player as well.
  6. Playing strategically is emphasises, with players being able to support one another with offensive and defensive Fuse abilities.
  7. The game comes from Insomniac Games, the independent studio responsible for Resistance, Spyro and Ratchet and Clank.
  8. It's the first multiplatform game Insomniac has done in a while, with the Resistance franchise being PS3 exclusive.
  9. This will also be Insomniac's first game published by a company other than Sony Computer Entertainment, coming from EA.
  10. The game will be out on Thursday 30th May in Australia and New Zealand.

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