- Insomniac Games Chief Operating Officer John Fiorito
has unveiled some rare concept art today spanning over the last 10 years from Ratchet & Clank for die-hard fans.
To quote: The Ratchet & Clank franchise turns 10 this year, and to celebrate their anniversary we will release the Ratchet & Clank Collection on PS3.
Ever since the first Ratchet & Clank game launched, fans have written us wanting to see concept art. While concepts are just one of many pieces we use to put our games together, they are a fun way to show the history of the Ratchet & Clank universe.
So I searched around the studio and pulled together a collection of images that go all the way back to 2002 when Insomniac started working on a new game...
In The Beginning... well actually it was 2000. We were wrapping up Spyro: Year of the Dragon and looking ahead to the PlayStation 2. After spending a year developing a new game code-named "I5" and later known as "Girl with a Stick," we canceled the project and decided to shift gears.
(To find out more about Girl with a Stick and its ultimate demise, check out the Full Moon Show podcast #49
). That left us with only a few months to present a new idea and we started working on...