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Marvel says the Spider-Man game's coming in 2017, Insomniac immediately says 'nah'

The Insomniac-developed PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man game has been at the center of a tangled web of misinformation today. For a bit -- just a very little bit -- it was announced to be releasing later this year. Then it was immed...   read

 
 
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Marvel says it wants developers to tell new stories with its characters

New media that's based on existing characters from another medium almost always runs into something of a stumbling block. Even though it's a new project, it's often beholden to the canon of the original. Those stories caught on for a reason...   read

 
 

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Insomniac talks about the possibility of a Sunset Overdrive sequel

Would you want another Sunset Overdrive one day? Insomniac Games could make that happen. Asked about a potential sequel, Insomniac president Ted Price told Game Informer "You'd have to ask Microsoft. [...] We are passionate about that franc...   read

 
 
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Oculus exec warns developers about going all-in on VR right now

The annual DICE Summit is taking place in Las Vegas right now, which means that video game executives from all over the world are gathered together to talk shop. These are the industry's most influential decision-makers, and you best believ...   read

 
 
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This year's DICE Summit will feature a game dev Quake tournament

The DICE Summit is an annual get-together for game developers to discuss ideas for new games and emerging technology within the industry. While it doesn't hold much for the mainstream gaming public, it looks like the executives in charge of...   read

 
 
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Spider-Man and God of War will be skipping PlayStation Experience this weekend

This weekend is going to be jam-packed with information on upcoming games. With the Video Game Awards (VGAs) happening tomorrow and Sony's PlayStation Experience (PSX) taking up two days (December 3-4), I'm sure a lot of people were expecti...   read

 
 
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Review: The Unspoken

I wasn't really on board with many of the waggle-fests that littered the Wii's library both at launch and near the end of its life. Many titles just felt like an excuse to sell more Wiimotes, and don't even get me started on the Motion Plus...   read

 
 
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Review: Song of the Deep

Insomniac is constantly re-inventing itself. Starting off as a mascot platformer machine with Spyro, it moved into making a shooter hybrid with Ratchet & Clank, before going full-on FPS with Resistance. Years later the studio went compl...   read

 
 
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We aren't getting a Spider-Man release date anytime soon

Here's another entry in the No News Is Sometimes News (Kind Of) file: Insomniac Games says that it's a long ways away from letting us know when Spider-Man is going to come out. Say it ain't so, Spidey. In a tweet to a fan earlier today...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's Spider-Man project is a 'culmination' of all its previous work

Insomniac's PS4 Spider-Man project came out of nowhere during Sony's E3 conference the other day. While the trailer basically told us nothing, Bryan Inthihar from Insomniac Games and Bill Rosemann from Marvel have shared some more...   read

 
 


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Insomniac is making a Spider-Man game for PS4

Insomniac Games, the studio behind titles like Spyro, Ratchet & Clank, Resistance, and Sunset Overdrive, is developing a "a brand-new, authentic" Spider-Man game exclusively for PlayStation 4.  While no details about the proje...   read

 
 
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Review: Edge of Nowhere

For $40, you can experience around three hours of a white guy with a gun battling aliens that can infect humans in Insomniac Games' VR debut, and no, it isn't Resistance, but obviously that isn't a stretch for the developer. That means you'...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's horror adventure Edge of Nowhere drops soon

Ratchet & Clank studio Insomniac Games has several other interesting projects coming up, a few of which are built for virtual reality. Edge of Nowhere, a chilly third-person action-adventure, is one such game. It's headed to the Oculus...   read

 
 
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On making a better murder simulator with Friday the 13th's Randy Greenback

Today on Sup Holmes, we're happy to welcome former Ubisoft, Insomniac Games, and EA developer Randy Greenback to the program! Randy's currently hard at work at creating the next Friday the 13th game. We'll be talking about that, his time i...   read

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank on PS4 is the series' fastest-seller

I've seen a lot of love for the new Ratchet & Clank game, but I couldn't tell if that was the social media echo-chamber effect or if there really were a bunch of people getting way into Insomniac's refresh of the PlayStation 2 original ...   read

 
 
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Insomniac Games is all in on VR, has three Oculus titles this year

Insomniac Games has had quite the streak commercially and critically. After the generally well-liked Ratchet and Spyro series, it moved on to Resistance and Sunset Overdrive. Outside of the painfully generic Fuse, the studio has had a fun r...   read

 
 
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Review: Ratchet & Clank

I have no particular affinity towards the Ratchet & Clank series. I've played just about every mascot platformer under the sun, but I was always more of a Jak and Daxter man, among a litany of other classics. Not to mention th...   read

 
 
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Let the inimitable Captain Qwark intro the new-old Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank is back with a retelling of the original game. And it's coming out April 12, my birthday, or as some of you may affectionately know it: Dark Souls III day. The lovable Captain Qwark has the skinny as unreliable narrator...   read

 
 
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Hands-on with Insomniac's crack at metroidvania, Song of the Deep

If you're going to make a metroidvania, getting your acronym (SotD) as close to the gold standard (SotN) is a good a start as any, I suppose. Song of the Deep is the surprise, GameStop-published (the store and Game Informer magazine owner, ...   read

 
 
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Thirsty for details about Song of the Deep? Drink up this video

Us folks at Destructoid didn't attend PAX South this year, so we've been keeping our collective eyes on any information that continues to dribble out now that it's over. Windows Central attended the event, and was able to snag Insomnia...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's new game is a metroidvania called 'Song of the Deep'

Insomniac Games is taking a break from its previous work of exclusives (Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One, Rachet & Clank on PS4) to bring a brand new project to multiple platforms for $14.99 -- Song of the Deep. It's coming to PC, PS4, and ...   read

 
 
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Sunset Overdrive dev Insomniac teases next game

The next game from Insomniac (Sunset Overdrive, Ratchet and Clank) is...   read

 
 
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Is there space for Ratchet & Clank?

Sometimes websites make you click to the next "page" when reading a long article, or embed things in galleries instead of vertically down a page. This is either anachronistic print hold over or shrewd pageview maximization, but it is alw...   read

 
 
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Here's how Ratchet met Clank

There's a reason Clank has spent a decade being Ratchet's sidekick. He kind of owes him. Ratchet saved his little robot life, after all. At PlayStation Experience, Insomniac Games took the stage to show a cinematic from the upcoming title ...   read

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank has some great aesthetics, channels its inner Star Fox

As a part of the on-going Paris Games festivities, Insomniac put out a nice little gameplay video for the upcoming Ratchet & Clank game. The tropical setting really pops on PS4, and everything generally looks great. Nothing too re...   read

 
 


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