Tired of his polluted world, Chairman Drek comes up with the ultimate solution — to build a new planet using the best parts from many of the other worlds in the galaxy. Qwark, attempting to make sure that the duo don't interfere in Drek's plans, engages them in a gruelling space battle that ends with Qwark being shot down and Ratchet and Clank leaving in satisfaction, their vengeance finally laid to rest. Archived from on February 14, 2008. Ratchet and Clank, however, bucks the trend and in glorious current-gen fashion, standing out as an experience that should not be skipped by any gamer who loves laughs and destructive fun. Also of note is that the story is non-linear, requiring the player to return to previous levels to complete objectives and to choose between multiple paths forward. Please share, discuss, and enjoy information pertaining to this great series.
However, by doing so, the selected planets are destroyed in the process. It involves the two protagonists Ratchet, a furry alien creature, and Clank, a nerdy little robot, going on a quest to find Captain Qwark and ultimately to help save the galaxy. Archived from on October 28, 2007. He also never even said the reboot was bad, just that it felt rushed compared to Insomniac's usual pedigree. Welcome to This sub-reddit is dedicated to the PlayStation exclusive series Ratchet and Clank.
The evil aliens' mission is to smash as many planets as possible into one big mass, leaving the inhabitants with nothing. The game appears to have a little of everything. There was the Revolverator — a drill gun which would spin enemies around once Ratchet impaled them and the Mackerel 1000 — basically a fish that took the place of the wrench. After being repaired, the robot, nicknamed , reveals that he is on a mission to stop , a corrupt Blargian business tycoon who harvests inhabited planets to create a new one for his race, the Blarg, due to theirs having been overpopulated and severely polluted. He intends to repeat the whole process over-and-over again until he becomes the richest person in the galaxy. Normally, Clank rides on Ratchet's back, acting as a jet-pack or similar device.
Using gadgets and weapons to explore dozens of worlds, Ratchet and Clank embark on a huge journey enabling them to collect thousands of bolts used for currency , weapons as many as 35 , and to fight against scores of freaky alien creatures. Everytime you encounter one of these barriers, they are powered by a Power Orb, the same Power Orb design used in the series. It must be said that the references can only be really appreciated by people that have actually played the games they are spoofing. While the port's smooth framerate was praised, the port's performance, controls, input lag, visual glitches, musical glitches, and anti-aliasing were criticised. The old school, simple mechanic may not sound like much, but it makes every battle incredibly rewarding and gives players a reason to leave no enemy behind. A distraught Clank then prepares to leave Veldin however Ratchet returns to take Clank home and repair him.
Halfway through the fight, Drek reveals that he was the one who polluted the Blargian homeworld, and did so as an attempt to make a profit from creating and selling the artificial planet to the Blarg. After the two decide to combine their forces, they travel from one environment to another collecting bolts, which translates into the world's currency, and which can be used to buy and sell items, such as additional items for Clank, such as a helicopter upgrade, and other, highly useful modifications. The game also includes several , such as racing or hacking, which the player must complete to proceed. In-jokes, funny dialogue and a few references to other games such as Jak and Daxter give this game a comic edge that keeps you interested. Across all three games some minor issues occur including the music occasionally not looping seamlessly and instead playing the first few seconds of a song, then starting again and continuing to the end - the cycle repeats perpetually.
Archived from on September 6, 2004. Archived from on September 19, 2009. The graphics aren't all that different from the last game, in fact it's pretty much the same with a few minor tweaks, but hey, if it ain't broken don't fix it! At some point also appeared to visit Ratchet and Clank and stated that she wished to go on another adventure with them sometimes, with Ratchet joking about how dangerous their last one was. In addition to this each game has a complete collection of to collect, including a platinum trophy for each game. It also includes the multiplayer of over the , as well as full support for each game. Two other noticeable changes are a twinkling noise when Ratchet collects a Gold, Platinum, or Titainium bolt and the sound effects are more high-pitched. One day, Ratchet, a Lombax yellow, human-like creature , witnesses a spaceship crash on his home planet of Veldin.
So gentlemen tell us about your latest incredible adventures. Clank convinces Ratchet to help him in his mission to gain the help of the famous superhero. And unlike Rare's Banjo-Kazooie, players can get to grips with Ratchet in the earlier levels, while in later levels they'll get the chance to handle Clank. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Archived from on June 7, 2003.
It was released in Japan on September 6, 2012, and was released in North America on August 28, 2012. Clank discovers that the villainous of the Blarg race plans to create a new planet for his species, destroying other planets in the process. The OmniWrench remains the standard melee weapon for close combat, with its own button, as all other weapons assume the role of secondary weaponry and can only be equipped one at a time, though all weapons can be carried in the player's inventory. . The problem is, development cycles aren't the same as they used to be. All three titles are remastered in high-definition with optional 3D support.