Free Vita Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault and Sly Cooper: Thieves…

Sony's new Cross-Buy feature augments Cross-Play between PlayStation 3 and PS Vita by offering copies for both systems in one package. Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time join PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale as games that give you both platforms for the price of one. » 8/14/12 1:14pm 8/14/12 1:14pm

How Ratchet & Clank Does Tower Defense

Yesterday's news that the next Ratchet & Clank involves tower defense elicited at least one groan from a reader who recalled what a wretched addition tower defense was to last year's Assassin's Creed. Tower defense games may be popular—who doesn't love setting up rows of towers to kill marching enemies?—but some… » 7/19/12 10:40am 7/19/12 10:40am

New Ratchet & Clank Collection Thankfully Omits The Bad One.

You'll be able to buy a Ratchet & Clank Collection for PlayStation 3 this fall. It collects the first three games in the series, all wonderful, all from the PS2. It omits the fourth PS2 Ratchet, the armored-hero multilplayer-centric, more badass Deadlocked. We would like to commend Sony and Ratchet creators Insomniac… » 3/15/12 5:00pm 3/15/12 5:00pm

Watch This, Play This and Then Have a Happy Valentine’s Day

Continuing in our long-standing tradition (aka yesterday » 2/14/12 12:30pm 2/14/12 12:30pm) of Watch This, Play This are three pieces of entertainment to stave off that bitter Valentine's Day loneliness, or that romantic dinner you totally forgot to plan but that you promised your significant other you would. Oops. Kicking off this Valentine's Day…

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One: The Kotaku Review

Last year, I gave a friend of mine Enslaved because I'd loved the asymmetrical partnership in Ninja Theory's post-apocalyptic action game. After he'd finished, he said to me that he'd had a hard time going back to other games because it suddenly dawned on him how lonely those experiences were. Ratchet & Clank: All 4… » 10/27/11 4:00pm 10/27/11 4:00pm

Should You Buy Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One? Yes.

Let's get this out the way first: going through the PlayStation 3 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One in single-player isn't much fun at all. The one AI partner you get while playing solo tends to move slow and All 4 One has clearly been built as a multiplayer-first experience, from the menus to the level design. So… » 10/19/11 8:00pm 10/19/11 8:00pm

Being Heroes? Pfft. Ratchet & Clank Want to Stay Up Late and Play Video…

Everybody's favorite lombax-and-robot duo returns to the PS3 in an all-new, co-op focused adventure this week. Here's the opening cinematic sequence from the game, showing off the trademark humor that Insomniac's known for bringing to the Ratchet & Clank games. The interview sequence at the beginning reminds me of… » 10/18/11 4:40pm 10/18/11 4:40pm