Ratchet & Clank was first released in 2002 for the PS2. Ever since then, there’s 2 sequels and a spin-off on the PS2, two PSP games, two mainline games on the PS3, two downloadable releases, and two spin-offs. That’s.. 12 different titles overall. They’ve been around a lot, being mostly a 3D platformer and a decent third-person shooter.
Ratchet & Clank’s debut on the PS4 is an interesting one, as it is a reimagining (or what we clumsily referred to as a reboot and a remake) which happens to be a movie tie-in. But do fans of the series would enjoy another retread of the original story? Would [...]
Ratchet & Clank 2016 is the latest of the long-running Ratchet series by Insomniac Games starting from the original 2002. What’s different this time is that it’s a remake, a reboot and also game made as a movie tie-in. Huh? Apparently, it is true.
Speaking with Engadget, game director Chad Dezern explains that the new Ratchet & Clank aims to recreate the beats of the 2002 original, with modern improvements and conventions, and is not a straight up remake. “It’s about trying to make a game that’s great on its own merits and not just because you remember what it was like the first time you played,” he said. There is [...]