Excerpt: Despite those issues, Fuse is a mostly satisfying experience that, when leaning heavily on its strengths, shows just how creative the team at Insomniac can be. Strip away the amazing weapons and character abilities and you’re left with a somewhat-hollow experience, but with the right group of...
Conclusion: Fuse seems like it took the template for a co-op shooter and forgot to take the time to modify that template to give the game a soul. Much like the title of the game, Fuse is generic and easily forgotten.
Excerpt: . He said Insomniac’s new third-person, four-player co-op title is plenty of fun to play solo, primarily due to top-notch ally AI, a decent story and plenty of environmental diversity. As it turns out, I believe he was partly correct. The game
Excerpt: Fuse is The Hives of video games. Hear me out. The Hives play loud and fast. They may not be the most technically proficient band out there, but they’ve got a certain raw kinetic energy most bands would dream of having.
Pros: Each of the four characters plays differently, and teaming up with a full roster of human players is a blast, Campaign is a solid 8-10 hours, and Echelon mode is there to pick up where the story leaves off, Insomniac’s trademark flair for the high-tech and the outrageous shines through
Cons: Playing with AI is not ideal, Cover and platforming elements are a bit half-baked, Graphics and sound are rough around the edges