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  • Summary: [Playstation Network] The swashbuckling action in Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty begins one year following the intense ending in Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction. Ratchet's desperate search for Clank resumes with a bang as he finds himself engulfed in ship-board combat[Playstation Network] The swashbuckling action in Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty begins one year following the intense ending in Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction. Ratchet's desperate search for Clank resumes with a bang as he finds himself engulfed in ship-board combat -- only to be cast adrift and washed up on the shores of a remote island on the planet Merdegraw. Our Lombax hero must overcome life-threatening challenges, encounter hostile new alien races and even form an allegiance with dreaded Captain Slag’s first mate, Rusty Pete. All in the pursuit of clues that lead Ratchet to the treasure of Captain Angstrom Darkwater, Slag's former commander and keeper of the only known link to the mysterious Zoni: the Fulcrum Star. Push, pull, and manipulate objects as you solve various puzzles using Ratchet's new wrench. New Light/Dark gameplay: Illuminate dark areas and use your wits to survive encounters with enemies that live in the dark. New Pirate Puzzles: Mix brew, manipulate shadows, and play tunes to find hidden booty. [SCEA] Expand
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  1. Positive: 32 out of 46
  2. Negative: 0 out of 46
  1. 90
    It has a few hours of enjoyment and despite maybe being a little too short; you will want to go back over and over again.
  2. AceGamez
    90
    Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty is a wonderfully enjoyable bite-sized helping of game goodness that will keep fans ticking over until the full release next year.
  3. Ratchet and Clank fans should really find themselves loving everything about Quest For Booty. At $15, this is one of the best bang-for-your-buck deals out there for all gamers.
  4. Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty is fresh and funny entertainment that the whole family can enjoy this summer. Insomniac Games achieved an action spectacle full of acrobatic jumps and simple puzzle solving. Three hours of adventures at its best for an adequate price.
  5. A solid, well written game that's bit on the production values. It's a little on the short side but it does serve as a nice warm up for the next game.
  6. If you haven't played a Ratchet and Clank game before, this is certainly a good place to start since it has a very short play time.
  7. Ratchet and Clank: Quest for Booty is a vanilla ice cream cone. It's snack-sized, relatively cheap, and is nice on a lazy summer day. But at some point, you'll probably wish it was part of a float or a banana split.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 34
  2. Negative: 3 out of 34
  1. ScottE
    Jan 31, 2009
    10
    Everything that makes Ratchet and Clank great is still here in this bite-sized portion. The humor, the great characters, the voice acting and Everything that makes Ratchet and Clank great is still here in this bite-sized portion. The humor, the great characters, the voice acting and of course, the fun! It's a short adventure, but it's great if you just want some classic R&C action without having to commit to a 20 hour quest. Very highly recommended, to fans and newcomers alike. Collapse
  2. DamienR
    Nov 21, 2008
    9
    You have to approach this game knowing that its only going to be 3 hrs long to begin with. Thats what a lot of people have a problem with; You have to approach this game knowing that its only going to be 3 hrs long to begin with. Thats what a lot of people have a problem with; its too short. Its not an entire R&C game, its simply a small side-tale about the Zoni and Clank's mysterious disappearance. Thats it. Any fan of the R&C games, or even Tools of Destruction alone, will like this game. Just dont sit down expecting an adventure thats gonna last forever cause if you know what you're in for then there is absolutely nothing wrong with Quest for Booty. Expand
  3. Aug 27, 2014
    8
    It's really nothing different from Tools of Destruction, but it's still a great game. It's a sequel that comes after Tools of Destruction andIt's really nothing different from Tools of Destruction, but it's still a great game. It's a sequel that comes after Tools of Destruction and before A Crack In Time. It controls smoothly, the platforming is great, the story is great, the voice acting is great, and the puzzles are great, and you could even get it for free with Nexus.

    Rating 8.1/10. If you're a die hard R&C fan, it may not seem to be worth all of what it gets, but it's still a great game, get it on the PSN store or get it if you get the digital offer that comes with Nexus.
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  4. DavidC.
    Aug 25, 2008
    7
    Wow this game was short. i expected a lot more out of Insomniac for this series. The game looks great and is always enjoyable, but the Wow this game was short. i expected a lot more out of Insomniac for this series. The game looks great and is always enjoyable, but the puzzles were too simple and the diversity (even for a Ratchet and Clank game) was minimal. Maybe $10! Expand
  5. Jan 6, 2016
    7
    Whilst Quest for Booty is a fun game and it catches the spirit of the Ratchet and Clank franchise, it feels more like an add on of Tools ofWhilst Quest for Booty is a fun game and it catches the spirit of the Ratchet and Clank franchise, it feels more like an add on of Tools of Destruction. The game is so short and similar to it's predecessor that it unfortunately feels like expendable in terms of the series. Expand
  6. Dec 5, 2013
    7
    A bite sized adventure that plays a lot like Tools of Destruction, only this game is more puzzle and platforming based rather than explosiveA bite sized adventure that plays a lot like Tools of Destruction, only this game is more puzzle and platforming based rather than explosive action. The game is fun; however, there is little to no replay value and the game's length doesn't help that either. Expand
  7. seppohelava
    Oct 17, 2009
    0
    Without question the worst-ever installment of the series. Beyond the astonishing brevity of the game, large sections of the game are playedWithout question the worst-ever installment of the series. Beyond the astonishing brevity of the game, large sections of the game are played almost completely in the dark, where you can't see anything at all.

    The story is pointless, the weapons are utterly boilerplate for a Ratchet game (and almost completely generic even for any other game), it has almost no humor or charm, and again, the object manipulation and "light/dark" gameplay is so tedious and awful, it ruins the game. The last level prior to the final battle is one of the worst levels I've ever seen, in more than 25 years of gaming.

    It's awful. Just awful, from top to bottom. I loved the first five games, but this one has no redeeming value at all. Between this, and the equally awful Resistance 2, I'm rapidly losing faith in Insomniac. I really don't want to - I loved Ratchet, and I really hope that a Crack in Time just pretends this pile of garbage never existed at all.
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