Tag: Ratchet & Clank A Crack in Time
News Ratchet & Clank, Resistance Action Figures Now Available
Need an excuse to spend money? Dude, yes
A fan of Insomniac Games? Duhhhhhhh. Then you're going to want the newly launched Ratchet & Clank and Resistance action figures from DC Unlimited. The figure packs are detailed by DC Direct:» RATCHET AND CLANK: SERIES 1: ARMORED RATCHET AND MR. ZURKON Action Figures» RATCHET AND CLANK: SERIES 1: CAPTAIN...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Becomes The Fastest Selling Game In The Franchise
It may have failed to set the charts alight, but that's not stopped Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time from becoming the fastest selling game in the franchise. In their latest Full Moon podcast, the Insomniac team herald the game as the fastest selling title in the franchise, impressive seeing as Ratchet games in general have seen over...
News Where Are You Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time?
Huge disappointment for Insomniac Games in the UK
They have seen their excellent Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time reach a lowly number 22 in the UK all-formats chart. The game was beaten by Sony's other release of the week, SingStar: Take That, which appeared to get much more marketing in the mainstream press than Ratchet. Alas, with Modern...
News PushSquare's Playstation Picks: 2nd-8th November
It's the calm before the storm a little this week. That storm is obviously Modern Warfare 2 themed. PushSquares Playstation Pick Of The Week: Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time - PS3 Insomniac's premier Playstation platforming duo make their third entry on the PS3 in just as many years. Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time took a...
News Insomniac: Now We Can Perform Tricks On The Playstation 3
James Stevenson explains
There's a learning curve involved with developing for the Playstation 3, no doubt, but Insomniac reckon they're now making the Playstation 3 "perform tricks". Insomniac's James Stevenson explained to VideoGamer.com: "We had to rebuild Ratchet for PS3," Stevenson said. "All that stuff we took for granted: the move set, the...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time To Probably Be Insomniac's Last 60FPS Game
Insomniac Games' Mike Acton has declared Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time as likely being the companies last 60FPS game, noting that it does little to drive sales or review scores. Acton said that the company looked at the review of 47 top-notch games and "there was a clear correlation between graphics scores in reviews and the final...
News American Playstation Store Updates: 29th October 2009
Playable Content Inferno Pool ($9
99) Hasbro Family Game Night ($39.99) Ratchet And Clank Future: A Crack In Time - Ratchet Demo Fat Princess Demo Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 Demo</ul><span style="font-weight: bold;">Add-on Content</span> PAIN - Celebrity Character Elvira ($1.99) Trivial Pursuit Sports Pack ($4.99) DJ...
News European Playstation Store Updates: 29th October 2009
Special Offers Call of Duty 4 Variety Map Pack (PS3) (£3
99/4.99) (Ends 2nd November) Riff Everyday Shooter (PS3) (£3.99/4.99) (Ends 5th November) SOCOM Fireteam Bravo (PSP) (£9.99/12.99) (Ends 5th November) Future Cop: LAPD 2100AD (PSone Classic) (£2.39/2.99) (Ends 5th November) Syndicate Wars (PSone Classic) (£2.39/2.99) (Ends...
News Insomniac: Playstation 3 Won't Be Maxed Out For At Least Another Two Years
The Playstation 3 is a powerful beast
And developers Insomniac reckon that beast won't be fully untapped for at least a few years. Senior community manager James Stevenson applauded Sony for developing a system with a "really long life span" when he spoke with CVG."We're using all of the PS3 right now," Stevenson says. "But...
News Insomniac Coy About Resistance 3 Billboard, More Original IP To Come From The Studio
When asked about the sign, James issued a stark "no comment".
Speaking with GamerZines, Insomniac Games' James Stevenson has been rather coy about the leaked Resistance 3 banner that we posted last week. And what of Insomniac Games post Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. Should we just assume Resistance 3 and no more new IP? "We don't really...
News PushSquare's Playstation Picks: 26th - 1st November
Whadda're You Buyin'?
Quite an exciting week in the PushSquare office this week, with two of our personal most anticipated games hitting store shelves. PushSquare's Playstation Pick Of The Week: DJ Hero - PS2/PS3 Ok, so it's really expensive, but it's crammed to the rafters with music you should like, and the gameplay genuinely looks like a lot...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Unlocks Bonuses Based On Older Games Progress
If you've played R&C: Tools Of Destruction and R&C: Quest For Booty (you should have
) then know that you're eligible for some bonuses in Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. Stephen Totilo of Kotaku has detailed the upgrades he received based on his progress in previous games. For example, those who have played Tools Of Destruction will be...
News American Playstation Store Updates: 22nd October 2009
Updates Lumines Supernova Holiday Pack Price Drop (now $2
49) Lumines Supernova Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99) Lumines Supernova Add-On Bundle Temporary Price Drop (now $4.99) Burnout Paradise Temporary Price Drop (now $14.99) Siren Halloween Sale! (full game now $29.99, originally $39.99 - three bundles now $11.99, originally...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Coming To Europe A Little Later
Disappointing news European Ratchet & Clank fans, you're going to have to wait an extra week to play R&C: A Crack In Time. Many had assumed that the new game in the franchise would launch on the Friday following its American release - October 30th - but Insomniac have confirmed it won't hit the UK until November 6th, with...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Double Demo Details Released
We can't wait.
With Uncharted 2: Among Thieves finished and left on our "to platinum" pile, we're turning our attention to Sony's next biggest holiday release - Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. Duders, we're literally chomping at the bit to get our hands on Ratchet's latest adventure, which is almost certainly destined to be a ton of fun. As...
News Insomniac Hints At Closure Of The Ratchet & Clank Franchise
"We hope to be wrapping things up with a bow."
We've gotten used to having an annual outing with Ratchet & Clank, how can you not adore the duo and their ridiculously over-powered weapons? Still, it looks like Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time really might spell closure for the franchise for a while. Speaking with CNN, Insomniac's creative...
News Insomniac To Throw A Ratchet & Clank Community Day
Insomniac Games are really awesome to their fans
Along with constantly pumping out Ratchet & Clank themed content for their audience, those guys are big on getting to know their fans. Hence why they're holding a Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time party in Burbank, California this October 23rd. There will be rare swag on offer, free food and,...
News Nathan Drake, Ratchet & Clank All Phone Home
Sure, why not?
Ever fancied a Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time themed four player tower defence or an Uncharted 2: Among Thieves two player tresure hunt? Thank goodness for Home then, eh, as 1Up report spaces for the both franchises will be launching in Playstation Home fairly soon. The Ratchet space will also allow you to travel through time,...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Is All Done, We Assume Insomniac Switch To Resistance 3 This Week (Or Take A Vacation)
If you work for Insomniac Games and you don't know what's going on in your office -- pat yourselves on the back. Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time is finished. We assume that means, oh reading Insomniac employees, that you start work on Resistance 3 this week. Or take a vacation. We don't know how strict Ted Price is in the office. The...
News Sony Announce Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Collector's Edition
We just got our preorder on for the second time this week (it's only Wednesday
). The lure of a Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Collector's Edition is just too much to bare. Especially when the cover is one of those holographic 3D things. In fact, the whole case is really awesome digipak style. You also get an artbook and access to the...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time To Get Two PSN Demos
Makes total sense.
During a discussion on Insomniac Games' Full Moon Show podcast, it was announced that upcoming Insomniac Games masterclass Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time would get not one but two demos. The reason for this is because the original demo Insomniac cut is too long, thus they're going to split it into two parts: one level...
News Insomniac Show You How To Spot A Villain, Make Us ROFL
Be as moody as you like about the Ratchet & Clank games: the gameplay is stale, it looks too cartoony, yadda-yadda-yadda. But, never say Insomniac don't have it anymore. And by it we mean, well, the way they can keep cranking out this games and still make them bloody hilarious. Because this trailer is hilarious, and if you don't...
News Watch A Dude From Insomniac Games Playing Through Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time's Axiom City Stage
Duddde Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time looks rad
We know the excitement for the game is there, bubbling beneath the surface. We're just waiting for people to really eat into it. Because Ratchet & Clank really bloody rocks as a franchise. We just can't wait to see which way the story arc goes in this sequel.
News PAX 09: Ratchet & Clank Trailers Are Officially Always Awesome, New Weapons Announced
Check it out
Yep, it's another absolutely awesome Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time trailer, this time highlighting Ratchet's sweet weaponry. Alongside this trailer, Insomniac also announced two new weapons at PAX 09. The Chimp-O-Matic turns enemies into adorable little monkeys, while the Rift Inducer 5000 summons tentacles from another universe...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time American Boxart Is Absolutely Amazing
Here's the official Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time boxart in the US
One thing to notice is that, yes, Sony are changing the design of the boxart. Now you get a horizontal banner at the top of the box with the Playstation's new logo. Aside from the boxart changes, we really think this A Crack In Time cover is wonderful. It's so attention...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time "Multiplayer" Listing Is Just A Placeholder
Alongside the released cover for Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time, eagle-eyed readers discovered a listing for "multiplayer" on the now-pulled back-cover. Of course, we know nothing about multiplayer in the latest Ratchet & Clank title. Unfortunately rumours were shot down by a SCEA exec. Apparently, the back box-art was just a...
News A Space Oddity: Ratchet & Clank Jet Out Into Space In A Crack In Time
In the past, the space elements of Ratchet & Clank have pretty much consisted of rails shooting and short warp hole cut-scenes. That changes with Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time as you'll now have the freedom to explore the entirety of space. You'll be able to stop on various planets and engage in mini spherical platforming...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Launches No Later Than October 27th
Ratchet & Clank will continue their latest space-spanning adventure no later than October 27th with Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. One of Sony's big exclusives for this year will continue the story arc started in Tools Of Destruction & Quest For Booty. We hope so see much more from the game in the future as Sony start to...
News GamesCom 09: New Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Trailer Is Totally Fantastic
Captain Quark is back by the way! Hellz yeah!
The latest trailer for Insomniac's big Playstation 3 release for the year, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time, reveals Clank's importance within the universe and the bridge towards the climax to one of the most important Ratchet & Clank adventures yet.
News This Is Your Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Boxart
Ratchet & Clank: Tools Of Destruction is one of our favourite Playstation 3 games to date
We've beaten countless times and we just can't wait for Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time to ramp up the story. Insomniac have showcased the game's boxart today. It's darn attention grabbing we think. We can't wait to see where the story takes Ratchet...
News Comic-Con 2009: Introducing The "Spiral Of Death", Ratchet's "Deadly Yo-Yo" Fan Designed Weapon
Not long ago we posted about Captain Quarks "My Blaster Runs Hot" competition
Thousands of people entered, attempting to get their weapon into the game. At Comic-Con today, the winning entry was announced — the "Spiral Of Death". The weapon will allow Ratchet to fire off buzz saw shaped projectiles and control them post deployment,...
News Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Screens Provide A Reminder Of How Far Video Game Graphics Have Come
This is a screenshot from a video game
A very special video game in fact. It's from Insomniac's Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. How, amazing, is, it, shaping, up, to, be? We actually completed Tools Of Destruction four times so you can't even measure our hype for the sequel. Sadly outside of our publication interest seems suspiciously low for...
News Comic-Con 2009: Clever Puzzles Dominate New Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Gameplay Footage
Imagine how good life would be if you could record yourself doing things, then go back in time and play back what you recorded while you do something else. That's exactly what Clank can do in Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time allowing him to conquer a series of dastardly puzzles. We can only imagine how devious Insomniac are going...
News Hooray, Insomniac Will Not Back Down From Holiday Releases
Isn't it interesting? This Christmas has become a barren spell of releases
Why? Everyone is too scared to put their game next to Modern Warfare 2 and Assassin's Creed II. Look back through our archives from the past three months and you'll note one thing: all the big '09 releases are being pushed back until early 2010. It defeats the whole ethos of...
News Insomniac Aren't Going Anywhere, Love Sony Very Much
Well this little quote has made us smile from ear to ear
Insomniac are one of our favourite developers and they have a very good relationship with Sony making their games exclusive to the Playstation franchises. Which Insomniac claim will continue for a long time. Speaking with GamesIndustry.biz, Insomniac's Ryan Schneider spoke out about the...
News Is That SingStar: Michael Jackson Sitting Aloft The Horizon?
They claim the game will release November 13th with or without additional microphones.
French site PS3Gen are claiming that Sony are gearing for a November launch on a new edition of the popual SingStar franchise - SingStar: Michael Jackson Interestingly the site are also speculating that Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will launch September 30th with...
First Impressions Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time on Playstation 3
The game is said to be the conclusion of the "Future" trilogy
The continuation of Insomniac Games' popular Ratchet & Clank franchise, A Crack In Time is the third entry into the series on Playstation 3 and follows on from the plot-line served up in Tools Of Destruction and Quest For Booty. We take a look at some of the things you can expect...
News Observe Some Gorgeous Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Screens
It was sad to see Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time get "snubbed" during Sony's E3 2009 conference simply because they had such a ridiculous amount of content to get through. It almost feels like blasphemy to miss out a Ratchet & Clank game, but we're sure Sony will make it up to Insomniac by giving the game some serious coverage...
E3 2009 Here's Some Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Gameplay Footage
GameTrailers sure as hell like their exclusive reveals
Practically every big game expected to feature at E3, well, featured on GameTrailers last night. One such game was Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. Insomniac put out an all-gameplay trailer showcasing Gravity Boots and even slicker graphics. How can you not get excited over more...
News Ratchet & Clank Content Touted For LittleBigPlanet, New Levels Likely
Oh my, how we've longed for new LittleBigPlanet content akin to the Metal Gear pack
Thank goodness for Twitter, and in particular, a Tweet from Insomniac Games:<span class="entry-content">"lbp levells coming, r&c content done, coming soon hopefully, up next for mm, big pack, bigger than mgs...
News See Your Weapon In Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time
Awesome competition, this
You may remember we said one of the things we wanted in Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time were awesome weapons. Well Insomniac are giving you the chance to design one. You have until April 10th to submit your creations. The winner of the game will find the weapon digitized in the game and will also be shipped to Comic...
Feature Five Things We Want To See In Playstation 3 Exclusive Ratchet & Clank Sequel, A Crack In Time
It's one of our favourite Playstation franchises thanks to its wit, charm and likable characters.
We found it difficult to describe our excitement over the announcement of a Ratchet & Clank sequel yesterday. Playing through Tools Of Destruction last night, we thought of a number of things we'd like to see in the sequel, A Crack In Time. More...
News Gamers Rejoice: Ratchet & Clank Sequel Is Finally Officially Confirmed
You've got to hand it to Insomniac Games, they have us at PushSquare under their spell somewhat
Few game announcements give our tummies a little flutter quite like a new Ratchet & Clank game does. But that's exactly what happened when our inbox bulged with a formal announcement of Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time. Ahh, after the slightly...