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

You'll Have to Work Together to Survive These Big Ratchet & Clank: All…

With only a few days left before Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One hits stores shelves, the folks at Insomniac put together a little video to help four-player gamer gangs prepare themselves for the challenges ahead. » 10/13/11 2:20pm 10/13/11 2:20pm

Can Four Ratchet & Clank Heroes Triumph Over the Massive Light-Eating…

When Dr. Nefarious' latest evil plan goes awry, two heroes, one villain, and one President Qwark must join forces to take down a rampaging Z'Grute. This is how it all goes down. » 9/23/11 12:20pm 9/23/11 12:20pm

If You Have No Willing Friends, This is How the New Ratchet & Clank

Ideally, you'll play next month's PlayStation 3 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One with three other people, online or offline. That's what it was made for. But in case you can't—in case you refuse—you can solo it. This new trailer shows what that looks like. » 9/12/11 11:40am 9/12/11 11:40am

Nobody Shoots Things Quite Like Ratchet & Clank

Once you get past the irresistible Lombax /robot dynamic, the most appealing aspect of any Ratchet & Clank game is the creative ways Insomniac Games comes up with for blasting enemies into their component nuts and bolts. Let's look at four fancy new weapons coming in Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. » 7/28/11 12:40pm 7/28/11 12:40pm

The Next Hope for Fun Four-Player Gaming is Ratchet & Clank

Are you, like me, still waiting for a great, modern four-player action game? I'm not talking about four-player shooters but more of a platformer. A colorful game that anyone can play? » 7/25/11 2:00pm 7/25/11 2:00pm

All the Earthworm Jim, Sackboy, Drake, and Ratchet & Clank Coming From…

Plush or plastic? If you're an Earthworm Jim fan or a Ratchet & Clank enthusiast, toy maker Mezco Toyz has something for you to consume later this year. For the LittleBigPlanet and Uncharted 3 fans, Mezco has something for you too. » 7/23/11 7:30pm 7/23/11 7:30pm

Are the Next Ratchet & Clank's Pre-Order Incentives Cool or are They…

According to the people who want to sell us the next Ratchet & Clank game, "everyone's favorite Ratchet & Clank weapon" is the Sheepinator, a gun that transforms bad guys into sheep. » 5/20/11 8:00pm 5/20/11 8:00pm

Get Cooperative with Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One in October

Delightful four-player action adventure Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One comes to the PlayStation 3 on October 18, Insomniac Games and Sony promised today. Insomniac's other fall game, Resistance 3, hits the month prior. They're busy! [PlayStation.blog] » 5/20/11 1:40pm 5/20/11 1:40pm

The Breathtaking Concept Art of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

While the next Ratchet & Clank game looks handsome enough in those new bright and cheery screen shots, the PlayStation 3 exclusive had a gorgeous base on which to build. This is a sampling of that concept art from Insomniac Games' Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. » 4/13/11 4:40pm 4/13/11 4:40pm

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Gives Me Warm Feelings Of Toobin', Gauntlet

Yesterday, we got a new look at Insomniac Games' Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, a sneak peek that started with series heroes Ratchet and Clank speaking with a plucky little munchkin, the kind one might see chubby cheeked and adorably voiced in a Pixar movie. » 4/13/11 1:30pm 4/13/11 1:30pm

Resistance And Ratchet Creators Focusing On PS3 & Xbox 360, Not NGP

Insomniac Games, creators of PlayStation staples Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, say they'll continue to stick to console games for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but not the next PlayStation Portable, Sony's NGP. » 3/29/11 9:20pm 3/29/11 9:20pm

Resistance 3 And Ratchet & Clank All 4 One Playable Today In Hollywood

Are you in the greater Los Angeles area today? Then you might be able to get your hands on Resistance 3 and Ratchet & Clank All 4 One early at Insomniac Games' Community Day. (If not, we'll be there and tell you how it all goes.) Full details at Insomniac. » 3/29/11 3:40pm 3/29/11 3:40pm

How The "Heroes" Of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Come Together

Bringing together four leading characters from the Ratchet & Clank series together and making them cooperate to survive is an excellent idea, as long as you've got a strong story to back it up. Let's see how Insomniac does it. » 3/22/11 11:00am 3/22/11 11:00am

Nine Minutes With Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

Insomniac Games' North Carolina studio director Chad Dezern walks us through nine minutes of gameplay footage from the upcoming four-player co-op Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, showing us creative ways to hurt our friends. » 9/10/10 12:20pm 9/10/10 12:20pm

Ratchet & Clank's New Co-op Game Is Good (For Griefing)

Insomniac Games' newest Ratchet & Clank title originally began life as a two-player game, but eventually grew into something bigger. Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One is a PlayStation 3 action-adventure that rewards cooperation, but also encourages griefing your teammates. » 8/20/10 4:40pm 8/20/10 4:40pm

Co-Op Online Ratchet & Clank Game Hits In 2011

Insomniac Games may no longer be Sony-only developers, they are still backing Sony platforms. It's a new Ratchet & Clank. At Gamescom in Germany, the studio just revealed Rachet & Clank: All 4 One. » 8/17/10 2:18pm 8/17/10 2:18pm