It's pretty ridiculous that people think Sony should give R&C to a new dev.

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#1 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -

Just because of the last two Ratchet and Clank games. Fuse was mediocre? Resistance 3 wasn't too good? (Idk I haven't played either) Fine. Traditional Ratchet and Clank games are always something that Insomniac makes well.  The last two titles were not supposed to be normal Ratchet and Clank games. Insomniac made them knowing they wouldn't be traditional style games. They've said multiple times that they wanted a chance to experiment with the franchise.

 

Just look at some comments James Stevenson (Insomniac dev) responded too on the PS blog.

Commenter

Since Sony owned the R&C IP, they should just take it and give it to another studio to developer Ratchet and Clank games. Insomniac Games is incapable of making a good Ratchet and Clank game, hell a good game in general, since ACiT. The last two games were beyond insulting to the Ratchet and Clank series. Sad to see one of my favorite game series driving to the ground by a studio that doesnt know when to call it quits. You want to try new game ideas, do it on another IP.

James

Well, we hope you give it a shot. We greatly enjoyed trying something new and being experimental with A41 and FFA. We are proud of them and we think a lot of folks really enjoyed them (and we get the letters to prove it!).

Were also really excited to put a lot of our ideas into a new single-player classic Ratchet game. Its really fun to work on one again!

Commenter 2

-Is it going to suck like A4O and FFA? I hope its like the previous titles. Not the recent ones.

James

We are proud of A4O and FFA. Anytime you work on a series like this, you need time to experiment and try new stuff. We think A4O is a killer family game (and get lots of fan mail for it), and FFA had great competitive. But that said, weve been coming up with lots of great ideas for a classic Ratchet game in the last few years. Its really fun to work on one again.

 

 

This is a good comment posted by a user on gamefaqs

TC I'm with you. People are really unreasonable with their random uninformed thoughts on the Franchise. And as an aspiring Musician I can tell you I would react EXACTLY like Insomniac did to those comments if someone said my music was going downhill at a certain point. Artistry takes experimentation to grow. If you aren't allowed to do that, you get stale and then you really fail and start to die out and lose your talent.

But if you're still passionate about your projects, like James clearly is, then good work will come of it. Again, I don't understand how prejudicial people can be when Insomniac has outright said, on multiple occasions, that A4O and FFA were experiments to test waters and such about design. It is like the people thinking that Lords of Shadow is what Castlevania has become. Uh... no it hasn't, it's just a side project and things will always come back to original source in time.

#2 Posted by tagyhag (15867 posts) -
Maybe they just want something new for a change.
#3 Posted by finalstar2007 (24948 posts) -

Who the f**k think that?? RnC should always be made by I.G!!

cannot wait for the new game Nexus!

ratchetandclankintothenexusps3boxart.jpg

#4 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -

Who the f**k think that?? RnC should always be made by I.G!!

cannot wait for the new game Nexus!

ratchetandclankintothenexusps3boxart.jpg

finalstar2007

That boxart is so good.... An Insomniac dev said that's not going to me the final one though. I doubt the official one will look better lol.

#5 Posted by Baurus_1 (804 posts) -

Who cares.

Xbox One is better.

#6 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -

Who cares.

Xbox One is better.

Baurus_1
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#7 Posted by Baurus_1 (804 posts) -

[QUOTE="Baurus_1"]

Who cares.

Xbox One is better.

IcyFlamez96

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LOL!!!! So true!!!

#8 Posted by heeweesRus (5609 posts) -

Who cares.

Xbox One is better.

Baurus_1
lol
#9 Posted by xhawk27 (7229 posts) -

They did go over to the darkside. ;)

#10 Posted by navyguy21 (12746 posts) -
I think people want a new dev so that it gets a fresh look and feel. A series can get stale with the same devs and same eyes looking at it. I want a new dev for new ideas for the series.
#11 Posted by xhawk27 (7229 posts) -

I think people want a new dev so that it gets a fresh look and feel. A series can get stale with the same devs and same eyes looking at it. I want a new dev for new ideas for the series.navyguy21

You mad that they are making an exclusive for a MS console? ;)

#12 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -
[QUOTE="navyguy21"]I think people want a new dev so that it gets a fresh look and feel. A series can get stale with the same devs and same eyes looking at it. I want a new dev for new ideas for the series.

Even before all that people have been saying things like this. Heck after ALL 4 ONE came out people were saying this.... It's just dumb...
#13 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -
[QUOTE="navyguy21"]I think people want a new dev so that it gets a fresh look and feel. A series can get stale with the same devs and same eyes looking at it. I want a new dev for new ideas for the series.

That's not why people say that though. Everyone is all like "omg crack in time is a masterpiece!1!1" Then after A4O came out "Insomniac is too incompetent to make a decent R&C game so Sony should hand it over to a new dev"
#14 Posted by navyguy21 (12746 posts) -

[QUOTE="navyguy21"]I think people want a new dev so that it gets a fresh look and feel. A series can get stale with the same devs and same eyes looking at it. I want a new dev for new ideas for the series.xhawk27

You mad that they are making an exclusive for a MS console? ;)

lol, umm....no? ill be buying an Xbox One at some point, just not at launch.
#15 Posted by jg4xchamp (47340 posts) -
It be nice if the series got an overhaul or actual no sequels from here on in. It's been a good while since they did anything interesting with that series. Also Resistance 3 was a pretty fun campaign, and frankly was a better campaign than either of the works of horse crap that were the first 2 games campaign wise. Never was a fan of the mp.
#16 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -
Here just read this comment posted by this guy on gamefaqs. TC I'm with you. People are really unreasonable with their random uninformed thoughts on the Franchise. And as an aspiring Musician I can tell you I would react EXACTLY like Insomniac did to those comments if someone said my music was going downhill at a certain point. Artistry takes experimentation to grow. If you aren't allowed to do that, you get stale and then you really fail and start to die out and lose your talent. But if you're still passionate about your projects, like James clearly is, then good work will come of it. Again, I don't understand how prejudicial people can be when Insomniac has outright said, on multiple occasions, that A4O & FFA were experiments to test waters and such about design. It is like the people thinking that Lords of Shadow is what Castlevania has become. Uh... no it hasn't, it's just a side project and things will always come back to original source in time. Actually, I'm updating this to the OP
#17 Posted by Heil68 (43462 posts) -
I like Insomniac and their games, Sony doesn't need to do a thing.
#18 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -

Anddd of course only the Insomniac hate threads get all the attention.. 

#19 Posted by Capitan_Kid (6536 posts) -
I like Insomniac and their games, Sony doesn't need to do a thing. Heil68
Bingo. Giving Ratchet and Clank to another dev would be moronic
#20 Posted by R4gn4r0k (16297 posts) -

I really liked Resistance 3, it was a lot better than the second one. The second one lost a lot of its identity by trying to be too much like other FPS out there, though it did have a nice multiplayer. Resistance 3 had a great singleplayer and fun co-op.

Who the f**k think that?? RnC should always be made by I.G!!

finalstar2007

I haven't heard anyone say it should be made by a different developer to be honest

That boxart is so good.... An Insomniac dev said that's not going to me the final one though. I doubt the official one will look better lol.

IcyFlamez96

Yeah, that looks great. They shouldn't change it

#21 Posted by freedomfreak (39164 posts) -
Honestly, I wouldn't care. This gen's RaC games have been disappointing. It becomes even more obvious as I'm playing through the trilogy.
#22 Posted by campzor (34932 posts) -
I just want a normal r&c game, all4one and that most recent one (forgot name) are total sh!t. Resistance series was great, all 3 of them. Into the nexus looks decent enough, not happy that its not as long/meaty as ACIT though.
#23 Posted by IcyFlamez96 (1355 posts) -

Maybe I've been looking too hard but i've seen people throw that statement around. 

#24 Posted by R4gn4r0k (16297 posts) -

Maybe I've been looking too hard but i've seen people throw that statement around. 

IcyFlamez96

It's probably a vast minority. I think most people are alright with IG continuing the series :)