This is the first Ratchet and Clank game I've played and to be honest at the moment I'm not too far so I can't really go into detail about the story.
The game opens up with an overview of the game before it (Tools Of Destruction) so I was made aware of the situation. It surprised me as the cut-scene has absolutely incredible visuals, something you would expect from a Disney film. And that is not an exaggeration.
When the game brought me to the first level I was still stunned by the graphics. Now this is a PS3 exclusive so good graphics are almost certain. But they really were excellent. This held up for all of the game I played through.
The combat is, in a word, brilliant. I hate easy games but I can forgive ACIT because the combat is so so fun. You can leap around killing many enemies, sometimes a dozen on screen, with virtually no slowdown. There is a vast amount of weapons and gadgets that are all upgradeable. Almost all of the weapons are incredible and bring hilarity to battle.
Also another great feature is the spaceship. While you are flying around the vast solar system you can stop off at a Godly amount of planets. These are kind of like obstacle courses which give you some of the games incredible amount of collectibles.
Here comes one of my favourite parts of the game. When you are playing as Clank you are in kind of a land of time where you can manipulate it. During combat you through grenades that slow down time. Outside battle you are given a task that seems impossible which is get to a locked door by going over all the buttons before it closes. To do this you must make a clone of yourself to go onto the first button. They you make another to go to the next button. Then you go to the door yourself whilst the clones do their job. It sounds very confusing but trust me it's excellent.
I was amazed at the love put into this game. The production values are really up there. A refreshing thing is the fact that the game is actually funny. I mean genuinely funny. The graphics are outstanding. I've heard the main quest puts you at just over 10 hours but I can tell you it will take you so much longer to get all the collectibles. Miss out on this and you will be missing out on one of the best games of 2009
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