Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (PSP)

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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 Qwark??!!
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Clank’s Lemmings-style mini challenge in the arena
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Two guns better are better than one!
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PSP Armor sets list

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

Critic Reviews

Kombo.com Feb 20, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
GameZone Feb 12, 2007 9 out of 10 90
GamingTrend 2007 540 out of 600 90
PSX Extreme Feb 19, 2007 9 out of 10 90
GamingExcellence Apr 11, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
GameTrailers 2007 8.2 out of 10 82
Mansized May 24, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Digital Spy May 12, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
G4 TV: X-Play Mar 12, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamingEvolution 2007 8 out of 10 80

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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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