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Review: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One photo
Review: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
by Jim Sterling

Everybody's jumping on the co-op bandwagon these days. Be it to fill an imaginary checklist that demands that all games need some sort of multiplayer component or simply to justify the inclusion of an online pass, you can't move without seeing yet another single-player title that has re-tooled its entire structure to make way for multiple players. 

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One jumps into this new trend by teaming Ratchet, Clank, Captain Qwark, and their nemesis Dr. Nefarious together on an all new adventure. However, there's something to be said for sticking to what you know.

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8:00 PM on 10.18.2011

Check out Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One's opening trailer

Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One hits stores today, and to celebrate this new opening cinematic has been released.  If you haven't heard, this game takes Ratchet and Clank and sticks them in a 4-player co-op adventure, with...

Dale North

6:45 PM on 09.01.2011

Ratchet & Clank All 4 One has giant balls of power

Insomniac tossed us this latest trailer for Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, part of a running series on the weaponry found in the game. And why not? Next to the primary characters, there's nothing more important to the serie...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:00 PM on 08.17.2011

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One gets trailerized for gamescom

Of all the games coming out this fall, Insomniac's Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One is near the top of my "gimme that now" list. As a longtime fan of the series, a four-player cooperative adventure has me giddy. Insomniac is p...

Nick Chester

8:20 AM on 06.24.2011

Uncharted, R&C, and Resistance packs coming July 22nd

Sony Europe has confirmed the existence of a series of PS3 hit collections that showed up on Best Buy's website before they were removed, CVG reports. An Uncharted Collection will include both games -- you know which ones -- ...

Maurice Tan





1:00 PM on 06.18.2011

Oh, so that's what Ratchet looks like without skin!

Insomniac has chosen the winners of its skin design contest for the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One and… oh my god, what the hell did they do to Ratchet!?First-place Ratchet winner Alejandro David Gonzalez of T...

Nick Chester

12:00 PM on 05.20.2011

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One: Date, box art and pre-orders

Sony has just announced the official release date for Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One: October 18, 2011. You'll also get a first look at the official box art, shown above and in our gallery. If you read my preview you'd know i...

Dale North



Preview: Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One photo
Preview: Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One
by Dale North

At a press event last night, Insomniac said that making a 4-player cooperative Ratchet and Clank game has been a dream project for them. This is the first group co-op title in the ten-game series for them, so it had the team trying new things. It seems like they had a great time making it, and that's probably why it's a bunch of fun to play.

All 4 One is 4-player co-op served any way you like. Online or off, drop in or out at any time, and full support for any number of players -- even solo, with CPU stand-ins. Of course, the game stars both series heroes, Ratchet and Clank, as well as Qwark and bad guy Dr. Nefarious. The stage is set when Nefarious tries to snare our heroes in a trap. His evil plan has to take a back seat when a mysterious craft called the Creature Collector shows up and puts them all in danger. Now Ratchet, Clank, Qwark and Nefarious are forced to work together to get away from this craft and set the world right again.

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10:40 AM on 03.22.2011

The deep, meaningful tale of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

I can't think of too many party-oriented games that feature anything resembling a cohesive story. Super Smash Bros. Brawl comes to mind with the Subspace Emissary campaign, but that wasn't really much of a party. I also...

Conrad Zimmerman

12:40 PM on 01.31.2011

PlayStation Move Heroes getting bundled with Move

Considering you need a Move controller to play the upcoming PlayStation Move Heroes, it makes sense it would be bundled with Sony's motion controller, right? Well it is… at least at Toys R' Us. The retailer has the exc...

Nick Chester

2:20 PM on 01.14.2011

PlayStation Move Heroes out March 22

Sony has announced today that PlayStation Move Heroes will be shipping to stores on March 22. Developed by Nihilistic Software, the game sees a team up between some of Sony's biggest names: Jak, Daxter, Sly Cooper, Bentley th...

Nick Chester

9:40 AM on 09.28.2010

Demon's Souls, MAG and more go PS3 'Greatest Hits'

Sony has announced that it's added a slew of games to its "Greatest Hits" line-up today, pricing them all at $29.99. The following titles should now be available at retail for your buying pleasure at the discounted "Greatest ...

Nick Chester



GC 10: Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One announced photo
GC 10: Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One announced
by Nick Chester

At the Sony gamescom press conference today, Insomniac Games pulled the covers of its next title -- Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One.

The first title in development at Insomniac's "new-ish" North Carolina studio, the game will feature four-player online, along with same screen drop-in and drop-out cooperative play. Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One is slated for a Fall 2011 release. Confirmed to be playable are Ratchet and Clank (as expected), along with series stalwarts Captain Quark and Dr. Nefarious.

The demonstration showed off the trappings typical to Ratchet & Clank, including picking up bolts, turning screws, and more. Players will have to work together, using cooperative weapons like a cannon with four barrels. Expect Insomniac to drop more details on the game at its panel this September at PAX in Seattle.

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2:00 PM on 08.08.2010

Is more Ratchet and Clank coming before Resistance?

Last weekend I told you about the fact that Insomniac would be showing something off at PAX, and assumed that it was a foregone conclusion that that something was Resistance 3. Well, you know what they say about assuming. It ...

Matthew Razak

3:00 AM on 07.27.2010

Insomniac will be present at Pax Prime 2010

PAX Prime is almost upon us! We will no doubt soon be beset by information of all the joys one can partake of at the largest gathering of game geeks to be organized by a web comic.  Insomniac Games is going to be there. ...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:30 AM on 07.02.2010

Insomniac would back Ratchet & Clank HD remakes

God of War. Sly Cooper. Both Sony franchises that have gotten the high definition makeover treatment. With Sony's "Classics HD" branding and its talking heads already saying they'd like to see more, it's not likely to stop t...

Nick Chester