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New Ratchet and Clank Incoming

Insomniac celebrates the duo's 10th Anniversary with a new downloadable only game.

We all knew that the folks at Insomniac Games were preparing something for Ratchet and Clank’s 10th anniversary this fall, but there weren’t many who were expecting a brand new entry in the popular series.  Well, that’s exactly what we’ll be getting this fall with Ratchet and Clank: Full Frontal Assault.

The game is, of course, a Sony exclusive.  Details are scant at this time, but according to Insomniac Games CEO Ted Price, we can expect a “return to the series’ classic feel, camera, controls and weapons,” a response, perhaps, to All 4 One’s lackluster reception from critics and fans.

While returning to its roots, Full Frontal Assault will offer some innovations to keep the series evolving.  An online component will allow players to “experience Full Frontal Assault with [their] friend.” Whether this means that there will be full campaign co-op or a separate online suite is unclear, but perhaps the biggest news is how the game will be distributed.

Full Frontal Assault will be exclusive to the PlayStation Store – a move that sees Sony taking larger steps towards more involved digital distribution. 

Excited to see a new Ratchet and Clank game coming?  Have thoughts on the digital only format?  Let your thoughts be known in the comment section below. 



Jon Lewis Staff Writer

05/30/2012 at 01:30 PM

I kiiinda called this last night :D

Jesse Miller Staff Writer

05/30/2012 at 02:08 PM

Yes you did.

Esteban Cuevas Staff Alumnus

05/30/2012 at 02:20 PM

Man. Already wrong. E3 hasn't even started!

Jesse Miller Staff Writer

05/30/2012 at 02:28 PM

To be fair, we said it wouldn't be announced at E3 ;)

Esteban Cuevas Staff Alumnus

05/30/2012 at 03:54 PM


Jason Ross Senior Editor

05/30/2012 at 06:17 PM

The last Ratchet and Clank game caught the duo with their pants down, so it's no surprise they'd go full frontal this time around.

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