This game is rated PEGI 16
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Apocalypse, Assault, Drug, Drugs, Gore and Sex.
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Posted: 9 weeks ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.
Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.
It all started with a contaminated energy drink that turned the transformed population into toxic mutants. For many, it's the end of the world, but for you, it’s a chance to escape your dead-end job and be the hero. You turn the world into your tactical playground by grinding, vaulting and wall-running across the city while taking down mutants with an array of unconventional weapons.
As you progress on your own or with other players you learn how to make the most of the city to outmanoeuvre enemies and quickly get around. Leap off buildings, run along walls, and grind power lines and rails to destroy your foes from every angle. You slowly build up an arsenal of weapons that combine found items like dynamite, fireworks, harpoons, and acid to destroy your enemies.
The result is a game as much about movement and fun as it is about zombies and survival. Your hyper-agility, unique weapons, and customizable abilities turn Sunset Overdrive into a big playground to explore. As you do the game embraces the silliness with its explosive and irreverent adventures.
Release Date: 31/10/2014, updated in 2018
Platforms: PC and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Players: 1 (8 online)
Genres: Action, Traversal (Adventure, Collecting, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting)
Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Open World
Developer: Insomniac Games (@InsomniacGames)
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10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. You need to have good navigation and exploration skills as well as react quickly to jumps and special moves. Fights are intense and also require quick reactions.
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Sunset Overdrive Deluxe Edition
- In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
On Xbox you can purcahse additional content (included in PC game):
- Sunset Overdrive Season Pass: New campaigns, weapons and outfits.
- Sunset Overdrive Weapon Pack: New weapons.
- Sunset Overdrive and the Mystery of the Mooil Rig: New campaigns, weapons and outfits.
- Sunset Overdrive and Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines: New campaigns, weapons and outfits.
The following in-game purchases are available:
Sunset Overdrive And Dawn Of The Rise Of The Fallen Machines
Sunset Overdrive And The Mystery Of The Mooil Rig!
Sunset Overdrive Weapon Pack
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