• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2016
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  • Summary: Play the game, based on the movie, based on the game. Ratchet & Clank (PS4) is a new game based on elements from the original Ratchet & Clank (PS2). Developed alongside the major motion CG-animated picture coming to theatres in 2016, Ratchet & Clank (PS4) marks the PlayStation 4 debut ofPlay the game, based on the movie, based on the game. Ratchet & Clank (PS4) is a new game based on elements from the original Ratchet & Clank (PS2). Developed alongside the major motion CG-animated picture coming to theatres in 2016, Ratchet & Clank (PS4) marks the PlayStation 4 debut of PlayStation's greatest heroes. Join Ratchet, Clank, Captain Qwark and new friends as they battle to save the Solana Galaxy from the evil Chairman Drek. With an hour of new cinematics (including footage from the film), Ratchet & Clank (PS4) takes a deeper look at the characters' origin stories and modernizes the original gameplay. Explore the galaxy in a game that features new planets, new and updated gameplay segments, all-new bosses, all-new Clank gameplay, all-new flight sequences, and much more --- with completely new visuals built to demonstrate the power of the PS4. Battle your enemies with an out-of-this-world arsenal, including new weapons and fan-favorite tools of destruction from the Ratchet & Clank Future series. From the brand new Pixelizer (which transforms enemies into explosive 8-bit pixels) to franchise favorites like the dance-party-inducing Groovitron and wise-cracking robotic bodyguard Mr. Zurkon, Ratchet & Clank's arsenal has never been better. Help Ratchet and Clank save the galaxy for the first time, again, exclusively on PlayStation 4. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 98 out of 101
  2. Negative: 0 out of 101
  1. Apr 11, 2016
    100
    An astoundingly good debut on the PS4: because Insomniac knows what makes these games work, and they realized that they didn't need to overhaul them from the ground up to make them work on a new system, too.
  2. Apr 11, 2016
    92
    Ratchet & Clank demonstrates how good a proper remake can be when its rebuilt from the ground up for new hardware. It’s a must play for the fans and a great entry point for newcomers as well.
  3. Apr 12, 2016
    90
    The Ratchet & Clank series has been through a turbulent period, but you do not need to spend a lot of time playing the reboot before realizing the magic is back.
  4. CD-Action
    Jun 29, 2016
    85
    Insomniac Games did not just remake this classic platformer. They boldly bombarded it with ideas and then rebuilt it pixel by pixel using methods unknown 13 years ago. The result is magnificent. [06/2016, p.50]
  5. Apr 11, 2016
    84
    A fun, imaginative game. Ratchet & Clank is the proof that platform games are not an outdated genre thanks to its fun gameplay, crazy weapons, great animations and some awesome new ideas.
  6. May 6, 2016
    80
    This remake makes us relive the old days in an excellent new look. There are a lot of new gadgets, guns and gameplay elements to keep the adventure fresh. It is a bit odd how the main characters do not really seem to have a lot of chemistry though.
  7. Edge Magazine
    Jun 7, 2016
    60
    It's not taxing or provocative, it will leave you neither upset nor elated; it simply wants to give you a good time. Sometimes that's enough. [June 2016, p.114]

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 6 out of 308
  1. Apr 12, 2016
    10
    oh my goodness. Insomniac went and did it! They managed to take a flawless game and make it even better. I absolutely love what they did. It'soh my goodness. Insomniac went and did it! They managed to take a flawless game and make it even better. I absolutely love what they did. It's brilliant!!! Expand
  2. May 8, 2016
    10
    This game is perfect!!! fast paced, perfect difficulty, thousands of upgrades (all fun or useful), decent music and the best of all, it keepsThis game is perfect!!! fast paced, perfect difficulty, thousands of upgrades (all fun or useful), decent music and the best of all, it keeps you stuck and addicted to the ps4 for hours Expand
  3. Apr 22, 2016
    10
    Super zajefajna gierka nie tylko dla najmłodszych, zawiera świetne dialogi okraszone dobrym humorem. Gra się miodnie. Wiele godzin zabawy. Polecam!
  4. Sep 11, 2019
    9
    Very good game and good story. Highly recommend for any platformer fan. Even if you aren't this might be a good introduction to the genre.
  5. May 18, 2016
    9
    This is hands-down the BEST Ratchet & Clank game so far, the graphics are great, the gunplay is solid, and the story is a blast to playThis is hands-down the BEST Ratchet & Clank game so far, the graphics are great, the gunplay is solid, and the story is a blast to play through. If you have a PS4, you owe it to yourself to pick this bad boy up. Expand
  6. May 16, 2017
    8
    Funny,beautiful game. 85%Funny,beautiful game. 85% __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Expand
  7. Dec 31, 2018
    1
    Ratchet and wank is probsbly one of the worst games that has been made for this system. awful controls, awful graphics. This game is soRatchet and wank is probsbly one of the worst games that has been made for this system. awful controls, awful graphics. This game is so outdated they could probably get away with releasing this game on a PS2. Very dissapointing Expand

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