Insomniac Games News


Feral Rites VR Gameplay: First 30 Minutes in the New Oculus Rift Game

By Shack Staff, Sep 22, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Insomniac Games is back with their next VR title that is one part Altered Beast and two parts button masher!


"I really didn't like it. Seems fine for $10 but wasn't it originally way more?"

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Song of the Deep Review: Anchored Down

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2016 9:45am PDT

Song of the Deep has a sweet and appealing core at its center, but small frustrations make it difficult to appreciate those qualities. Our review.


Edge of Nowhere, Insomniac's Rift exclusive adventure game, hits the map tomorrow

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 05, 2016 2:30pm PDT

It's time for the adventure of a lifetime.


"After playing for about two hours I can say it doesn't bother me at all. Also most of the time ..."

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Song of the Deep Preview: Under the Sea

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 20, 2016 12:02pm PDT

Insomniac Games' upcoming Metroidvania adventure takes us into the mysterious depths of the ocean. 


The Unspoken Preview: Urban Magic Fight Club

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 19, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Insomiac's upcoming VR game The Unspoken pits you against other urban spellcasters in a unique PvP experience. 


Preview: Edge of Nowhere Is a Frozen Lovecraftian Horror Game

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 18, 2016 10:30am PDT

Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere is using many of VR's unique advantages to make a tribute to the work of H.P. Lovecraft. 


"Uh, are you sure you have the right screenshots to go along with this article?"

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Insomniac Games confirms release dates for Edge of Nowhere, Song of the Deep; reveals new VR games

By Daniel Perez, Apr 18, 2016 7:10am PDT

It's going to be a busy year for Insomniac Games as it plans on releasing FIVE games this year alone.


"1. Reaching out and touching stuff that isn't there? Yes, sometimes. 2. Not always super ..."

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Ratchet & Clank was almost the story of a human girl with a staff

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2016 4:37pm PDT

Ted Price of Insomniac Games looks back on what went right and wrong with the first game.


"I wonder if they'll go back and revisit that idea in the future"

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Ratchet & Clank Review: High-Caliber Rounds

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2016 6:00am PDT

Ratchet & Clank remakes the original just in time for their feature film debut. But does the old formula still hold up? Our review.


"Other than the embedded video and a hash tag at the bottom, there's no indication what platform ..."

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Song of the Deep creator discusses Merryn's tale and how it differs from other Insomniac games

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2016 12:00pm PST

Song of the Deep looks to be something very different from other efforts from Insomniac Games. To learn more about how Merryn's tale differs from other Insomniac stories, Shacknews spoke to the game's creator and Insomniac Chief Creative Officer Brian Hastings.


GameStop enters publishing business with Insomniac's Song of the Deep

By Daniel Perez, Jan 28, 2016 7:51am PST

Song of the Deep will have a first-time publisher backing it who will have exclusive rights to its physical version.


"Not to mention the fact that the game will be Gamestop exclusive for physical copies. Seems like ..."

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Song of the Deep is a new undersea tale from Insomniac Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2016 6:30am PST

Young Merryn was raised on fantastic tales of undersea adventures, but when her father goes missing, it becomes time for her to live one of her own. This is Song of the Deep, the latest from Insomniac Games, and Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on.


"undersea tale undertale Trying to capitalize on that marketing confusion I guess."

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Ratchet & Clank dev Insomniac Games teases new game announcement

By Daniel Perez, Jan 26, 2016 1:55pm PST

Prepare to dive deeper later this week.


"Very cool. This could be awesome, I am looking forward to the new Ratchet it looks insane."

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Double Fine's Devs Play revisits original PS2 Ratchet & Clank with Insomniac

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2015 12:55pm PST

As part of its ongoing Devs Play series, Double Fine and Tim Schafer welcome Insomniac's Ted Price to play the original PS2 Ratchet & Clank and discuss its creation.


Ratchet & Clank: hands-on at PlayStation Experience 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2015 12:00pm PST

It's time to meet a pair of galactic heroes all over again, but from a different perspective. Over the weekend, Shacknews had a chance to go hands-on with Ratchet & Clank at this year's PlayStation Experience.


"Thanks for the write up. This game looks insanely good visually and the gameplay looks very ..."

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