Fuse for Xbox 360
Xbox 360


May 28, 2013
689th of 1221

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Developer: Insomniac Games
Content Rating: Mature


What happens when humans gain access to powerful alien technology they were never meant to have? When a volatile energy source called Fuse falls into the wrong hands, the CIA calls in an elite contact team to retrieve it: Overstrike 9. Join up to three friends in team-based co-op play as you take down the rogue paramilitary corporation behind the theft. Use lethal teamwork, coordinate devastating attacks, and provide cover for one another with fringe-tech weapons and gadgets. The unique LEAP feature lets you instantly shift from agent to agent during combat, allowing you to take advantage of each one’s special arsenal. You’ll need your teammates and their firepower to stop a global arms race from spinning out of control.

Critic Reviews

26 Reviews
Patrick MoralesMay 28, 2013
Some might see it as an enjoyable co-op shooter with a sci-fi bent, some as an exercise of wasted potential. We imagine that it stands as a science experiment for if yet another unremarkable sixty dollar shooting gallery can sell - Insomniac’s solid track record points to a positive outcome, but this might be a case where the catalyst just isn’t strong enough.
Jim SterlingMay 28, 2013
Whether it's true or not, Fuse does feel every bit like another victim of the heavily focus-tested, leader following, perpetually terrified mainstream game industry. It's every cloying and desperate element of the retail console market, brought together -- fused, if you will -- to create a factory standard example of a game that tries to be everything the hypothetical mainstream consumer drools over, and ends up as nothing remarkable.
Steve HannleyMay 27, 2013
There may be a few spots where combat feels repetitive and the stealth elements are half-baked, but the sheer audacity on display here deserves commendation. This isn’t a generic military shooter, but a game that takes you to the ocean floor and into outer space as you face off against larger than life enemies (sometimes literally) with some of the most creative weapons in any shooter grounded in a shred of reality. In case none of this is getting through, just take one thing away from this review: Fuse is great.

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