GDC '09: Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time Announced
Insomniac Games Community Relations Manager James Stevenson has announced that Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time is heading to the PS3 in Autumn 2009:
Greetings from the SCEA Blogger's Lounge at GDC! We are very happy at Insomniac to finally announce the name of our next game.
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time will conclude the story arc that started in Tools of Destruction and continued in Quest for Booty. There will be plenty to talk about over the next few months as we work towards our fall release, and we can't wait to share more.
But for those of you wanting a first look, tune into http://www.spike.com/show/20265 this week on http://www.spike.com/ (check your local listings for time) for the world premiere of the teaser trailer.
For those of you who have been e-mailing us with questions about the Weapons Contest and asking when and where you can submit, you'll be happy to know that submissions are open as of tomorrow!
I'm also excited to announce the Grand Prize winner will have their weapon included in Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time, will be given a life-size replica of the weapon, and will win a trip to http://www.comic-con.org/cci/ to meet with the dev team and reveal the winning weapon to the public there!
As inspiration for you guys, tune in tomorrow for a little video roundtable talking about some of our favorite weapons stories and experiences over the years of working on Ratchet & Clank weapons.
That's all for now, make sure you tune into GTTV to check out the teaser trailer!
Press Release: The galaxy's coolest duo are back on PLAYSTATION®3!
Get ready for time-bending fun and intergalactic mayhem with Ratchet and ClankTM: A Crack in Time
London, 26th March: Ever wanted to travel back in time? This Autumn Ratchet and Clank are back on PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3?) in the UK like you've never seen them before - and they're on a mission to save the future!! Get ready another round of intergalactic chaos with Ratchet and Clank?: A Crack In Time, the latest addition to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's multi-million selling Ratchet and Clank? franchise.
Concluding the events that began in Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time will answer some of the franchise fans' biggest questions. After discovering that lovable robot Clank's disappearance was engineered by Dr. Nefarious, the Wrench-swinging Ratchet races to save his best friend.
Along the way, both will finally uncover the hidden truth behind their origins, and discover their ultimate destinies. As the duo come closer to reuniting, they'll have to ask themselves the biggest question of all: Do Ratchet and Clank's destinies lie with each other? Or is it finally time for the universe's greatest duo to separate for good?
If you haven't played Ratchet & Clank before and are new to this successful franchise, prepare to be immersed in hilarious action-packed galactic capers and discover how time travel will entertain you in ways never before experienced.
Powered by Insomniac Games' fourth-generation PS3 technology, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time will continue to bring the experience of playing your own computer generated animation movie to PS3. Expect all the laughs and witty banter of a Ratchet and Clank title, as you enjoy all-new space gameplay that gives players the opportunity to engage in space battles, explore the surrounding star system, and discover hidden items and collectables... You'll come head-to-head with a brand-new cast of baddies, and some old favourites, and obliterate them with cool new weapons and abilities.
Get ready for a brand new time-bending, laugh-out-loud adventure when Ratchet and Clank: A Crack In Time arrives in stores in Autumn 2009. It's the newest addition to the smash-hit Ratchet and Clank franchise, with eight titles across PlayStation®2, PS3? and PSP? (PlayStation®Portable) platforms. With Ratchet and Clank, the future is never certain!