Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time for the PlayStation 3 may be Sony's premier platforming game this holiday season, but it isn't the only one. Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier will also be hitting the PSP and PlayStation 2 shortly, as Sony has announced a November 3 release date for the pair's next adventure.
Although Jak and Daxter is one of Naughty Dog's signature franchises, The Lost Frontier was developed by High Impact Games. High Impact has cannily handled previous PSP departures for Ratchet & Clank, including Size Matters and Secret Agent Clank. The only previous PSP title in the Jak lineage, 2006's solo sidekick platformer Daxter, was developed by Ready at Dawn.
The Lost Frontier will combine the series' action and platforming roots but will retain some of the vehicular mayhem introduced in 2005's Jak X: Combat Racing. In addition to wielding the new gunstaff--a weapon with the ability to transform into new weapons--Jak and Daxter will take the fight to the skies in five kinds of aircraft.
For more on The Lost Frontier, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.