Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus may be recharging Mr. Zurkon ahead of its release next month, but that’s not stopping Insomniac Games from announcing a second title in the platforming series. Imaginatively dubbed Ratchet & Clank: Before the Nexus, the developer’s impending mobile app is an endless runner set in the series’ bolt-ridden universe.

Even better, according to senior producer Greg Phillips, you’ll be able to earn Raritanium in the spin-off, which, when synched with the PlayStation Network, will allow you to upgrade your weapons in the full game. There’s no word on which platforms the application’s coming to, but we suppose that you should expect iOS and Android compatibility. Cross your fingers for the PlayStation Vita, too.

While you await additional information, though, be sure to check out the PlayStation 3 title’s latest trailer. This shows off some of the firearms in the adventure, including the Winterizer, Nether Beast, and Nightmare Box. Are you in the mood for more outer space silliness? Float away in the comments section below.

[via blog.us.playstation.com]