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Insomniac developers talk Ratchet & Clank Future

With the highly anticipated Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction's release less than a week away, the developers at Insomniac Games have begun to crawl out of their dark, dank holes to talk about the game that's ruled over their lives the past few years.

In the first two developer diaries, Brian Hastings, Chief Creative Officer at Insomniac Games, and TJ Fixman, Insomniac's head writer, talk about a variety of things ranging from their favorite jokes and characters to going back and delving deeper in Ratchet's past. It's all pretty interesting and that coupled with all the great reviews the game has been receiving, we just can't wait to get our grubby little mitts on it.

Keep checking back, because a new diary will be posted everyday until Ratchet & Clank Future is released Oct. 30.

Reader Comments

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1. Hey guys, I just wanted to point out that Ratchet & Clank is available at GameStop, I picked up a copy from the PS3 shelf yesterday, and starting playing. It does have the 1.94 FW.

Posted at 5:51PM on Oct 25th 2007 by Michael Torres

2. Us Europeans still ain't gettin' no love! We gotta wait another 2 weeks to get our hands on this, why can't get get any of the "going gold" action?

Posted at 6:05PM on Oct 25th 2007 by Jevanzz

3. @2: Perhaps you lacked the foresight to import. Region free = win.

Might want to update the post here guys...I've been playing it since last night. Note to Chris Powell: Cut and paste does not a great blog post make.

Posted at 6:33PM on Oct 25th 2007 by Popfrogs

4. I'll second (or third) the motion on the game. I got mine yesterday from the local Gamestop, and it did include a FW update to 1.94.

And it seems a bit easy, don't you guys think?

Posted at 7:15PM on Oct 25th 2007 by msoul01

5. Easy is alright. It's RC for cripes sake. I just can't stop playing. This is definitely a must own even if you are a casual fan of the genre (like me)!

Posted at 7:26PM on Oct 25th 2007 by Dru

6. Anyone run into the installation space issue? Hopefully they fix that for the Euro version if it exists in the final retail USA version.

Posted at 9:42PM on Oct 25th 2007 by kingnick

7. Wow, was this article confusing.

I think the writer is writing to the European audience.

But there was no introduction, like, "Mr. Powell is our writer from Europe, and the following article is written from the European perspective."

Actually, that sounds totally ridiculous. But I mean, you know, something establishing where he's writing from, because we already got Ratchet and Clank, yesterday-- and he's talking about not even playing it! That was really weird.

I've been playing it. (sigh). It's yummy.

Posted at 10:22PM on Oct 25th 2007 by John

8. I picked mine up at Best Buy today. I ran into the space issue. It said I only had 419MB available and I needed to delete 500MB or more to continue. It was an easy fix though. I just deleted the Ratchet and Clank Demo, since I was about to play the full game, and all was well. It is truly a beautiful game. Emersive gameplay with beautiful animated graphics.

Posted at 10:25PM on Oct 25th 2007 by Jonathan Y

9. Wal Mart is also selling it early. Saw it tonight for 59.97

Posted at 11:31PM on Oct 25th 2007 by showanddrift

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