Ratchet and Clank is a 3D platforming shooter that is somewhat of a remake of the original title from the PS2. It follows the same core story, but of course is completely updated for the PS4 with some new story elements and sections.
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Pro Unlocks are all part of the game, no DLC
There are many unlockables in the game including new costumes. Frankly it is refreshing to see a title include this with the core game instead of locking it behind a paywall.
Pro Expands on the original story
While the game is pretty much a remake, there are added elements tot he game that expand on the story and character development. Overall this is a way more fleshed out title than the original.
Pro Amazing graphics
The graphics are quite impressive, giving a feeling of Pixar like animation, but in a videogame. While a bold claim, the graphics are some if not the best on the PS4 to date.
Pro Great mix of gameplay elements
While the game does focus on third person shooting, there is also many platforming elements along with dogfights in space, chase scenes, hoverboard racing, etc. This makes for a good mix so the player never gets too board of doing the same thing over and over again.
Pro Rewarding level up mechanic for weapons
Each weapon will level up as you use it, meaning the game will levels to your own play style. This is also a good system as it rewards experimentation, as each weapon levels up it gains new powers, so to see what each weapon will grow into it has to be used.
Pro Tons of humorous weapons
One things this series is known for is the amount of weapons and their humorous powers. Of course this title does no disappoint as there are many many weapons to be found to use, with each having some crazy mechanic as to what and how they shoot.
Con Somewhat short
The game can be beaten easily in under 10 hours, though there is a fair share of replayability thanks to all the collection aspects of the game.
Con Narration used during gameplay
While not always a bad thing when done well (such as Bastion), a lot of the gameplay in the game is narrated in a sens of humor told through Captain Qwark. Telling the player if a certain box has ammo and such things. Not only does the humor not always match with the cut-scenes of the game and the character overall, but it becomes tiring to hear over and over again.
Con Is a remake
While the graphics are all new as well as many elements of play the game itself is a remake of the first title. So for those that have played the first game, this will be mostly a rehash with a few new things.