If we asked you to list your five favourite game developers, we suspect Insomniac would pop up a lot. The studio launched Marvel’s Spider-Man to critical acclaim last year, but we think everyone expected it to be good the moment it was announced – that’s what past pedigree does for a team. Whether it’s Ratchet & Clank, Resistance, or even Spyro the Dragon, the Californian company’s rarely put a foot wrong.
And this year it celebrates its 25th anniversary in the business. In order to mark the milestone, the developer’s released a commemorative emblem, which effectively resurrects the classic logo it canned last year:
Founder and CEO Ted Price also took the time to record a video message, reflecting on its past two-and-a-half decades as a team:
The developer will have more to share this year – including, we hope, a new Ratchet & Clank game – but it pointed out on its blog that the average tenure of its employees is 6.38 years, and almost 30 per cent of its staff has been with the company for a decade or more. That goes some way towards evidencing the family-like dynamic of the firm, and long may it continue into the future.