Insomniac Lights the Fuse, Launch Date Goes Boom on May 28

Fuse

Insomniac Games, backed by EA, is nearly ready to launch its latest original franchise IP and the company’s first multi-platform game. The four-player co-op shooter Fuse, first announced to the world as Overstrike once upon a time, will ship May 28th in North America (May 31st in Europe) for PS3 and Xbox 360.

The masterminds behind Ratchet & Clank, Resistance and Spyro the Dragon are bringing their love of explosions and bad-ass weapons to the sci-fi world of Fuse, putting players in command of a squad of four covert agents on a mission to protect mankind from a lethal source of alien energy. Armed with advanced Xenotech weaponry and unique skills, players will team up for online co-op or play in single player mode, using the game’s LEAP mechanic to seamlessly switch control between the four playable characters on the fly.

Fuse pre-orders are currently open for business, with GameStop and Amazon.com both offering a Fusion Pack containing these in-game extras:

– Four Hyperion Prototype Agent Armor Skins — Upgrade your agents’ look with four special, state-of-the-art armor skins discovered inside the top-secret Hyperion Base.

– Four Hyperion Prototype Weapon Skins — Customize your Fuse weapons with four skins based on each of the original prototypes developed inside Hyperion Base.

– Quickdraw Team Perk — Increase your damage with this team perk adding powerful Fuse elements to all one-handed weapons for all four characters in your squad.

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