For Gameplay Programmer Mike McManus, the secret to co-op success is CAKE. “It took a long, painful prototyping process to find things that worked, so we came up with a catchy acronym: CAKE.”
“We found that if we can design something that satisfies CAKE, it has a really good chance of being fun before we put any work into it,” McManus told us in a recent demonstration of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. “CAKE is key.” All 4 One sees the titular pair and fan-favorite nincompoop Captain Qwark teaming with series baddy Dr. Nefarious in a quest to escape the Creature Collector — an interstellar zoo packed with the galaxy’s most dangerous beasts.
Hi everyone! We have some exciting news for those of you looking to expand your PS3 game library. Back in April we announced new PS3 Greatest Hits titles, and today we are adding seven more PS3 titles to the ever-growing “Greatest Hits” library. These latest titles will be available at retailers in U.S. and Canada […]
In case you haven’t heard, DC Comics’ WildStorm is releasing Ratchet & Clank in an upcoming action-packed comic series! Written by Insomniac‘s very own TJ Fixman, this brand new series will follow their adventures after the events of Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time. “What?! Where?! How? Who?!” — We gotcha covered ;) […]
Greetings! It’s well known that Insomniac Games is one of the most creative and successful developers in PlayStation history. It’s hard to argue with franchises like Ratchet & Clank, Resistance and let’s not forget Spyro the Dragon all coming from the same house. We wanted to see what would happen if Ted Price, the founder […]
We’ve got some exciting news for all you Insomniac fans out there. Last spring we announced that DC Unlimited was working on a series of action-figures based on PlayStation’s best-selling videogame franchises Ratchet & Clank and Resistance. Today, we’re happy to announce that both series of action figures are now available for purchase at your […]
Hey everyone! A very Happy Holidays to you all from all of us here at Insomniac Games. This is a great time of year for all of us, as we take time off to be with our family, friends, and to play all of the videogames from this year that we missed out on while […]
Hey everyone, For those of you who read my last post and were lucky enough to attend our Full Moon Festival this past Friday, I hope it’s now safe to say that the Smurfs are no longer the only good thing to come out of October 23 milestones. About 150 Ratchet & Clank and Insomniac […]
In just the few weeks since my last post, we’ve launched the amazing UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves, we’ve unveiled the new 250GB PlayStation 3 and we’ve welcomed nearly half a million new PS3 owners into our PlayStation family. There is no doubt it has been a busy and exciting few weeks here; and as promised, […]
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