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Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters

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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 Main menu
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PlayStation 2 Dayni Moon
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PlayStation 2 Pokitaru, the opening world
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters PlayStation 2 Armor selection screen. You can mix and match pieces, but full sets yield the best results.

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

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The Press Says

Game Over Online PSP Apr 04, 2007 98 out of 100 98
Gamers' Temple, The PSP 2007 94 out of 100 94
GameZone PSP Feb 12, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Darkstation PSP Feb 13, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Armchair Empire, The PSP Mar 12, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Australia PSP May 23, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
Wham! gaming PSP Mar 14, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
Digital Spy PSP May 12, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Frictionless Insight PlayStation 2 Mar 11, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Deaf Gamers PlayStation 2 May 09, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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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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