Ratchet & Clank (2002)

3.95 from 83 votes
Ratchet & Clank is a platformer adventure game that follows two heroes, Ratchet and Clank, on their journey to save Ratchet's home planet.
First released
Nov 5, 2002
Aliases
R&C
Franchises
Ratchet & Clank
Developed by
Insomniac Games, Cerny Games, Inc.
Published by
Sony Interactive Entertainment America, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
Platforms
PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network (PS3), PlayStation Network (Vita)
Genres
Shooter, Platformer, Action-Adventure
Themes
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Rating
ESRB: T, PEGI: 3+, CERO: All Ages
Releases
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank United States
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank United Kingdom
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank Japan
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank (PlayStation2 the Best) Japan
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank (Platinum) United Kingdom
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank (Greatest Hits) United States
  • PS2 - Ratchet & Clank (PlayStation2 the Best - Reprint) Japan

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Ratchet and Clank brings in a unique twist to the platformer genre
Game: Ratchet and Clank
Genre: Adventure Platformer
Publisher/Developer: Insomniac Games/Sony
System: Playstation 3 (PS3)
Total Score: 78/100
Value Score: 7.8/10

• Story: 8/10
• Characters: 8/10
• GamePlay: 8/10
• Graphics: 7/10
• Sound: 8/10
• Music: 7/10
• Length: 8/10
• Replay Value: 7/10
• Player Value: 7/10

Pros
+A lot of great weapons and items usable in fights and puzzle/platforming solving
+60 FPS and remastered in HD with trophy support
+3D Support but with 30 FPS
+Some parts in the game can be tedious or difficult
+Some replay value allowing you to restart a new game with bolts and weapons transferred over
+Challenge mode

Cons
-Annoying mini games like racing and flying fights
-Visuals look very outdated
-No additional or changed content (like other remasters)
-Game can be a chore when trying to keep up with new weapons or getting ammo via paying for it
-A lot of glitches occur such as going through the floor, some item boxes not appearing after dying, etc
-Cutscenes are not remastered but showcase in original format
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