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Sunset Overdrive User Reviews

2027. Sunset City. A contaminated energy drink has transformed most of the population into a multitude of toxic mutants. For many it's the end of the world, but for you it’s a dream come true. Your old boss? Dead. Your boring job? Gone. Transform the open-world into your tactical playground by grinding, vaulting and wall-running across the city while using a devastating, unconventional arsenal. With hyper-agility, unique weapons, and customizable special abilities, “Sunset Overdrive” rewrites the rules of traditional shooters and delivers an explosive, irreverent, stylish, and totally unique adventure exclusively to Xbox One.

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Trivia

According to Marcus Smith, the game returns to Insomniac's "roots" and draws influence from ##Sega## games like Crazy Taxi and Jet Set Radio.

You can unlock a secret outfit called Ainsley's outfit This is based on game director Drew Murray's 5 year old daughter. You have to Find all 12 of Ainsley's drawings hidden around sunset city to unlock it

Quotes

Fizzie, Scab: "Get ready to die, asshole!"

Easter Eggs

The "Insomniac Games" poster in the opening credits references other games made by the developer under humorous names: • Rivetor FMV (Disruptor) • Flyro the Wagon (Spyro the Dragon) • Flyro 2: Flipto's Gauge (Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage) • Flyro 3: Gear of the Wagon (Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon) • Catchet + Frank (Ratchet & Clank) • Catchet + Frank: Going Again (Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando) • Catchet + Frank: Round Up Your Decimal (Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Aresnal) • Dreadlocks (Deadlocked) • Persistence: Stall of Man (Resistance: Fall of Man) • Catchet + Frank Moocher: Rules of Seduction (Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction) • Catchet + Frank Moocher: Blessed With Booty (Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest For Booty) • Persistence 2 (Resistance 2) • Catchet + Frank Moocher: Snack'N Time (Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time) • Persistance 3 (Resistance 3) • Catchet + Frank: 4-Play (Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One) • Chowdernauts (Outernauts) • Overstrike (Fuse) • Catchet + Frank: Into the Texas (Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus)

Many of the respawn animations are references to other media, these include: • Portal • Dracula • Mission Impossible • Bill and Ted-esque Phone Booth • The Ring • Terminator • Star Trek • Risky Business

At the top of a ship docked at the south-east part of the city, there is a telescope. Looking through the telescope will cause the player to say "Okay, I'm here. Do I synchronize now, or what? Oh, wrong game." This is a reference to the Assassin's Creed series.

The side mission "Breaking Booze" is filled with references to the TV show "Breaking Bad".

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