Sunset Overdrive had a deeply fun and satisfying gameplay loop that rarely got stale.
From sweeping vistas to in-depth cities with unforgettable adventures, these open world titles have definitely stood out throughout the years.
Some of these may have slipped under your radar.
Is it time for Insomniac to return to Sunset City?
"Never say never is my approach," says the creative director.
Sony owns the rights to Insomniac's IP.
Xbox Series X enhancements seem a given for these titles.
From alien berserkers to... more alien berserkers.
These games aren't the most accurate representation of Newton's laws but that's okay.
Update: As it turns out, the developer has been doing the same for its other older games.
It may not have swept the competition but Microsoft's console still offers some great games.
Tons of worlds have been created over the past few years - here are the very best so far.
When asked about a port, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida says he's "looking forward to future titles."
The focus is currently on Spider-Man and Ratchet and Clank as per Sony's Shawn Layden.
The legendary developer joins PlayStation's stable of first party studios.
Discovery, combat, adventure - these titles best encapsulate the open world genre.
Drew Murray, formerly of Insomniac, has joined Microsoft's brand new studio.
The PC version of Insomniac's acclaimed open world contains both expansions and retails for $19.99.
Where there is smoke, there is fire, and there was a lot of smoke here...
Insomniac's open world shooter will apparently cost $19.99 and will have all DLC.