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Insomniac Games and Sony have revealed the identity of the mystery project the pair has been teasing over the past few days: Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus. The new single player platformer, which is billed as an epilogue to the R&C Future saga (Tools of Destruction, Quest For Booty, and A Crack in Time), is slated for release on PS3 this holiday, both in stores and as a PSN download priced at $29.99.

The story sees Ratchet and Clank lost in an abandoned sector of deep space, where they uncover an inter-dimensional event that threatens the universe. Insomniac community lead James Stevenson told the PlayStation Blog that the game will introduce a bunch of “crazy new weapons and gadgets”, while gravity is one of the game’s themes: “you’ll experience zero-g space, you’ll use gravity-defying new gadgets, and you’ll manipulate gravity to solve brand new Clank puzzles”. Check out the first screenshots above and the debut trailer below.

In April, Insomniac announced that Ratchet & Clank will hit the silver screen in 2015. The duo and friends are being made into a feature film for theatres by Blockade Entertainment and Rainmaker Entertainment. Insomniac is also currently working on Sunset Overdrive exclusively for Xbox One.

7 comments

  • pokepark7 - July 11, 2013 2:53 p.m.

    YES YES totally wanted a new Ratchet game but this better be the Ratchet that we all know and love not some new guy.
  • GOD - July 11, 2013 10:43 a.m.

    I got really excited!!!... and then slightly less excited when I saw that it was going to be a $29.99 download. I really hope it's not too short, has the same basic form as core R&C games, and doesn't recycle most of it's weapons like the downloadable ones have in the past.
  • GOD - July 11, 2013 10:46 a.m.

    Also no cheesy pun :(
  • Redeater - July 11, 2013 12:18 p.m.

    I'm hoping the price has something to do with the fact it is on the PS3 at the end of its cycle.
  • meg127 - July 11, 2013 10:30 a.m.

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!
  • winner2 - July 11, 2013 7:22 a.m.

    Wooooooh!
  • shawksta - July 11, 2013 6:49 a.m.

    Yeah, the REAL continuation to Crack in Time and Future. All 4 one and that Tower Defense game were just fillers.

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