- Internet Backdraft: Most people did not take the change from Overstrike to Fuse very well. Especially since the reason they gave was that their focus group of 12 year olds said that the original game looked too kiddy and demanded a more realistic style.
- So Okay, It's Average: The general reaction to the game, from reviewers and players alike. They say while it's competent, and the Xenotech weapons have that trademark Insomniac craziness, the rest of the game felt bland, and some aspects, like some of the more far-out bosses, clashed with the more realistic style. Many who tracked the original game before the restyle said that had the game stuck to its guns, it would've been far more enjoyable or at the least, better received.
- They Changed It, Now It Sucks: Most reactions to the game being changed from the stylized Overstrike to the more realistic Fuse was this.