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Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (PSP)

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Description

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters is the first game in the Ratchet & Clank franchise to appear on the PSP and it does not stray away from from the console versions. In this 3D action platformer, the duo gets lured into a mysterious quest and soon rediscovers a forgotten race of genius inventors known as the Technomites. These inventors set out to create an army of clones.

Ratchet & Clank are supplied with an all-new arsenal of upgradable weapons along with some old favorites, like the Agents of Doom, the Hypershot and the Suck Cannon. Gameplay includes an RPG-like experience system that allows the player to build buy new mods, similar to Up Your Arsenal. Ratchet can also collect pieces of different armor sets. These can be worn and mixed at will, but full sets (helmet, gloves, boots, suit) provide extra abilities. Ratchet's hovercraft races, Giant Clank's space battles, and Clank's battle robot arenas as minigames are all tossed into the mix with the platforming elements.

Multiplayer is supported through Wi-Fi Ad Hoc or Infrastructure with 4 game modes: DeathMatch, Team DeathMatch, Capture the Flag, and Iron Lombox Challenge. In the Iron Lombox Challenge mode the players need to complete specific goals like loading cows into a giant meat truck or collecting power cells for the team.

Screenshots

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Clank and his mini army of robots
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Pause menu
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Shooting robots from the 1st-person view.
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Shot from the intro movie – Clank is making sand statue of… Clank!

Alternate Titles

  • "Ratchet e Clank: L'altezza non conta" -- Italian title
  • "Ratchet & Clank - La Taille ça compte" -- French title
  • "Ratchet & Clank - El tamaño importa" -- Spanish title
  • "Ratchet & Clank 5: Gekitotsu! Dodeka Ginga no Mirimiri Gundan" -- Japanese title
  • "ラチェット&クランク5 激突!ドデカ銀河のミリミリ軍団" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Variety matters blefuscu (424) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Yahoo! Games Feb 13, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
UOL Jogos Feb 23, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
videogamer.com May 11, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2007 8.75 out of 10 88
GamingExcellence Apr 11, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Extreme Gamer Feb 21, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Fragland.net May 07, 2007 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Feb 21, 2007 8.2 out of 10 82
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Jul 22, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Sector Apr 16, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #6 PSP Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PSP Action Game of the Year

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Stratege (15342) added Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (PSP) on Feb 19, 2007
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