Archive for Insomniac Games

Rumour: Insomniac to go multiplatform

Posted in GDC 2010, PlayStation 3, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 14, 2010 by James Love

It is being rumoured that acclaimed developer Insomniac (of Resistance and Ratchet and Clank fame) are to abondon PlayStation exclusivity and become a multiplatform developer.

Overhead at GDC, IGN are reporting that a “trusted source” has told them that Insomniac will be developing for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in the future.

Whilst best known for creating games for Sony, Insomniac are still an independent company and are free to develop for any platform.

Insomniac: PS3 won’t be maxed out for 2-3 years

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , on October 27, 2009 by James Love

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Speaking to CVG senior community manager for Insomniac James Stevenson has said it could be another two to three years before devs truly start to max out the PS3, much like how it was with the PS2.

“The first couple of years are all about developers getting games up and working. You see what Naughty Dog has had the chance to do in the past two years. You’ve seen what we’ve been able to do in that time. This is where it gets exciting” said Stevenson.

He went on to say that “The PS3 still feels like a young system… [and] I still think you’re not going to see the PS3 really maxed out for another two to three years. We’re using all of the PS3 right now, but you can always be more efficient in the way you use it.”

Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time Weapons Trailer

Posted in PlayStation 3, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , , , , on September 5, 2009 by Chris Hawke

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A new trailer, straight from PAX, has been released showing off the weapons to be found in Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time.

The trailer, set to classical music (Works as a soundtrack to anything), shows the slo-mo carnage the Ratchet can unleash, and it looks beautiful. Insomniac have always been known for their great weapons, and Crack In Time looks to cement that knowledge.

Oh, and the Groove-a-tron a back. Win.

Video after the jump.

Game’s out on October 27th.

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E3 2009: Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time – E3 Trailer

Posted in E3 2009, PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , on May 31, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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The E3 trailer for Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time has emerged before E3.

It feautres an developer interview with Brian Allgier of Insomniac Games and all new gameplay never before seen as well as gameplay added from GTTV on Thursday. This is one to watch out for on Tuesday when Sony do their E3 conference.

Get the video after the jump.

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E3 2009: Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time – First Gameplay Footage

Posted in E3 2009, PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , on May 30, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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The first gameplay footage has come for Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time, the 5th generation game on PLAYSTATION 3 from Insomniac Games. It looks really good, so is worth a watch after the jump. This should be at Sony’s E3 Press conference somehow, go take a peak.

It’s out this autumn.

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Resistance 2 Home Space Launches – New Screenshots

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , on May 21, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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The Resistance 2 Home space launches today, but Sony’s sent out some screens of it which you can find after the jump.

It was announced yesterday.

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LittleBigPlanet Web Level Portal Coming According to Media Molecule

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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Alex Evans of Media Molecule has gone and confirmed that there will be a sort of “web portal” for published level in LittleBigPlanet, thats according to 1UP (via VG247)

Evans said:

“Rather than going on forums and saying, ‘Please search for my level,’ you can just say, ‘Here’s a link’”

He was speaking at the Nordic Game Conference in Sweden, where he teased new DLC for LBP involving Ratchet & Clank (now since confirmed) with Insomniac on Twitter.

We’ll hopefully hear more on this, and the R&C DLC, at E3 in just over a week and a half from now. Portal release date is to be confirmed though.