RATCHET AND CLANK: RIFT APART

The Fancies 2021: Dillon Skiffington Breaks the Rules Again

I’m going to go ahead and rip the Band-Aid off right now — my game of the year lists are always a bit strange. As a guide writer, I get far too into a couple of games per year (many of which never end) and spend five to ten hours…

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What Word Would You Banish From Video Games?

There are a lot of terms associated with video games: power-up, frag, HP, and so on. And maybe some of them are becoming a little too associated. On this week’s episode of Channel F, listener dull focus asked us what word we removed from video game writing, and one immediately sprung to…

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The Making of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s Most Bombastic Boss Fight

Note: This article contains minor spoilers for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Insomniac spent the last three years crafting a polished platformer that, upon release, has become one of the most compelling reasons to buy a PlayStation 5. The dimension-hopping adventure features technically advanced gameplay on a next-gen console where…

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I Choose to Believe Sly Cooper’s Cameo in Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is Canon

I’m slowly working my way through Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, and the main thing that’s keeping me going is knowing there’s a weapon that allows you to drop PlayStation characters and props from other games into the world. This magnificent, dimension-crossing gun is called the Ryno 8, and while…

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Everything You Missed From Today’s Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart State of Play

In addition to announcements of Subnautica: Below Zero and Among Us for PS4 and PS5, PlayStation’s latest State of Play largely focused on the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. In case you missed the stream, we have all the news right here for you in an easy-to-digest list. Whoa, this game looks…

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How PlayStation 5’s Instant Loading Could Change Video Game Storytelling

Ever since details of the PlayStation 5’s proprietary SSD were revealed in 2019, the impact of this new technological milestone has been largely described in terms of convenience. The ability to access data at roughly 100 times the speed of the PlayStation 4 means less time looking at loading screens and…

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