Posts Tagged ‘Insomniac’

Insomniac’s Song Of The Deep Diving Down In July

With all the buzz surrounding Consoleland’s Ratchet & Clank reimagining lately, it’s almost easy to forget Insomniac Games are bringing something to PC this year. Song of the Deep [official site] is a stylish underwater Metroidvania that marks a rare foray into PC development for the serial console game devs. Publishers GameStop have now announced July 12 as its release date, and have also revealed a new trailer. Ahoy:

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Ratchet & Clank Devs Announce Song Of The Deep

“GET IN THE SEA!” you’ll find people shout at things they dislike. They saw someone funnier than them do it on Twitter, y’see. But have you been in the sea? Get in the sea; it’s really nice. Tropical or icy, crystal clear or murky and even rash-inducing – the sea’s great. “GET IN THE SEA!” I yell encouragingly at those dearest to me.

Insomniac Games (them lot behind Spyro, Ratchet & Clank, and Resistance) agree, and their next game is an undersea Metroidvania named Song of the Deep [official site].

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Ratchet & Clank Devs Announce Outernauts For PC

Hoth is actually a lot smaller in person.

Well, they’re calling it “Outernauts,” but it’s a game in which you “master a wild, untamed universe of 30-plus planets and arenas” by “capturing, training and evolving exotic alien beasts.” So basically, space Pokemon. And it’s a Facebook game. OK, admittedly, for some of you that’s an introductory first impression on level with walking up, kicking someone in the shin, spitting in their face, and then saying, “Oh yeah, the divorce? It was¬†your fault.” But – in spite of every fiber of your being screaming in protest like a choir of howling cats – this is one to watch. It is, after all, the first PC game from Ratchet & Clank, Spyro The Dragon, and Resistance: Fall of Man creator Insomniac. And apparently, it’s being targeted at 20-something core gamers – and, whether it ends up being horribly off-the-mark or not, that’ll definitely set a precedent for these things.

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