Hey remember how everyone said Fuse was a generic game, including the box art? It seems Insomniac Games is taking those criticisms seriously.
They released a gameplay trailer recently for the game which showed some of the Fuse powers the main characters–part of the Overstrike 9 team–had in their arsenal. One thing that stood out about the game was that it looked so generic, like every other shooter out there even though the gameplay mechanics could be described as somewhat unique.
But as they say, first impression is the last impression, and coming from the mildly successful Resistance games, Insomniac doesn’t really have a lot of supporting fans.
It has been revealed that they have added more color to the game based on fan feedback, and here’s what Insomniac chief Ted Price had to say in an interview with Venturebeat.
“Fuse has changed less than any other IP that we’ve built,” he said. “But this has been a much more public change. I know a lot of people have had fairly strong reactions.”
“It’s interesting, too — since we released a trailer two months ago, we’ve made major changes to the look of the game. We’ve added a lot more color. That’s been in response to fan feedback from this first new trailer that we released.
“I think when people see it again, they’re going to be surprised at how much it’s morphed one more time. But that’s the development process. That’s what we enjoy. That’s how we get to a final product that we’re truly proud of.”
That’s a good thing; now only if they can fix the generic box art and not make it entirely orange with cut faces… what? Yeah. Box arts should be something like this–that not only appeals to hardcore gamers but something that will also intrigue the so called ‘frat boys’.
Fuse will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 sometime next year.
Here’s the box art: