Insomniac News


Insomniac's Outernauts headed to iOS, dropping browser version

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2013 8:15am PST

Insomniac's browser-based monster-collecting RPG, Outernauts, will formally end on January 31, in order to make way for a new and improved iOS version set to be released soon.


Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus rated for Vita

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2013 6:45am PST

The European ratings board PEGI has given a designation to Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus for the Vita, implying a port may be planned.


"My Uncle David recently got an awesome black MINI Cooper Roadster Convertible only from working ..."

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus review: abbreviated action

By Steve Watts, Nov 11, 2013 8:00am PST

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus takes years of games and condenses its core parts into a short but sweet reminder of what makes the series so fun. Our review.


"Yeah, I saw in other reviews that you could get 10 hours out of the game by doing everything in ..."

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus launching November 12

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 8:00am PDT

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus will launch on November 12 for $29.99. Pre-order bonuses include an armor for Ratchet, and themed items for PlayStation Home.


Insomniac announces Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2013 10:13am PDT

Resistance and Ratchet & Clank creator Insomniac Games only recently released its first non-Sony-exclusive game, Fuse, but oh my it's really going wild with ditching that exclusivity. During Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference today, the studio announced Sunset Overdrive, an...


"So this is what they did with their original Overstrike design art assets... Looks good."

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Insomniac head hints at 'new Fuse experiences' (that's not DLC)

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Insomniac head Ted Price says Fuse is "just getting started" and that the studio is already prototyping for "new Fuse experiences" that are not DLC.


"I tried the demo and forgot I even played it. My son reminded me. Better wait Ted cause you may ..."

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Fuse review: cover-based creativity

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2013 10:00am PDT

Insomniac's Fuse marks a new franchise and the studio's first attempt at a multiplatform game. How's this for a debut?


"Ugh. 3rd-person shooting? Meh. And with the game's heavy emphasis on co-op, it's not that ..."

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Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault defending Vita next week

By Alice O'Connor, May 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT

The Vita edition of Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault was supposed to launch alongside its PS3 sibling last November, but the platform-o-tower defense's port simply wasn't up to scratch. It'll finally launch next Tuesday, Insomniac Games announced today, but out right no...


The Fuse facelift: why it's only console, and how co-op doesn't hurt single-player

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2013 6:30am PDT

Insomniac CEO Ted Price talks about the studio's new focus on multiplatform development, its decision to focus on co-op with Fuse, and standing out this late in the cycle.


"They can only fit so many fatass programmers through their front door."

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Fuse trailer highlights the team

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2013 1:15pm PDT

A new Fuse trailer highlights the team, just as the demo that lets you play as all four characters launches.


"I totally agree. It just stands out in that promo video as gratuitous, but not in a 'edgy and ..."

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Fuse demo launches May 7

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2013 6:45am PDT

Considering Fuse is the first multiplatform release from Ratchet & Clank creator Insomniac Games, one might expect a little more buzz (that's an industry term) around the shooter. Perhaps we're a little tired of third-person cover-based shooters. But gamebees (likewise) can ...


Fuse trailer shows off chief villain, Fable

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Insomniac has released a new trailer for Fuse, showing off the game's chief antagonist, Fable.


Ratchet & Clank movie coming in 2015

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 7:20am PDT

A Ratchet & Clank film is coming to theaters in 2015, Sony has announced.


"i think ratchet and clank make for a better pairing than jak and daxter for a movie"

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Fuse dated for May 28

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 9:30am PDT

After almost a decade of Sony-exclusive releases, Resistance and Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac will launch its very first multiplatform game, Fuse, on May 28. That's the date announced over the weekend by publisher EA. The super-powered shooter, which boasts four-playe...


"remember when this looked fun and campy and not Dubstep Brown Cover Shooter"

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Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Vita delayed, but will come with free Deadlocked

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 11:45am PST

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault has been pushed to spring 2013. Sony is giving a PS3 download of Ratchet & Clank: Deadlocked for fans who bought the PS3 version.