Insomniac’s Allgiar describes Overstrike as an imaginative new IP

Tuesday, 23rd August 2011 16:17 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Insomniac creative director Brian Allgiar has said Overstirke may not be a well-established franchise, but he expects the new IP to benefit for that very reason.

Speaking in a video interview with CVG, Allgiar said the firm expects Overstirke to be a bit of fresh air in a industry full of sequels.

“It’s a brand new IP. It’s going to be coming out at a time when we think a lot of sequels are going to be coming out so it’s a very fresh, new experience for players,” said Allgiar. “We’re focusing on co-op, which is a big trend right now, people love to play games together, and we’re specifically focusing on an a-symmetrical co-op experience.”

Allgiar said for Insomniac fans not to worry, though, because the game will still contain elements with the signature Insomniac stamp.

“Overstrike definitely plays to Insomniac’s strengths, it’s got imaginative weaponry, it’s got engrossing characters and storylines,” he said. “It’s also got a sense of humour and it’s heavily based on action.”

Announced during E3, Overstrike is a first-person, four-player co-op shooter which is in development through EA Partners, and has yet to be given a release window.



  1. Kabby


    #1 3 years ago
  2. cloud_ix

    this game has been tango’d!
    looks like an orange left 4 dead to me

    #2 3 years ago
  3. onlineatron

    Incredibly excited to see this game in action. Hope it doesn’t disappoint!

    #3 3 years ago
  4. SplatteredHouse

    Not to worry Steph, I never did catch on to the name of this game, either.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. noherczeg


    TF2, not L4D :P

    #5 3 years ago
  6. nofear360


    You can expect those with most of Steph’s articles.

    *hides behind sofa*

    #6 3 years ago
  7. onlineatron


    Play nice now, ya hear?

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Aimless

    @1 Who’s Typo?

    #8 3 years ago
  9. nofear360

    #7 Yes, Sir!

    #9 3 years ago

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