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Why the hate for ratchet and clank A4O?

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3 years ago#1
Ratchet and clank all 4 one was the first in the series I played and while I've recently played the ps2 collection, I can't see why everyone hates on all 4 one. It's a solid game with great co-op, especially with family or couples. It has great weapons, looks good, and online works well for me.

What about it is supposedly so terrible?
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3 years ago#2
The first game you play is usually looked at fondly regardless of how it fares against others in the series or genre. I have a friend who insists Deadlocked is a worthwhile entry in the series for the same reason.

I don't get an official opinion, of course, as I haven't played A4O, I'm just pointing out a pattern I've noticed.
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3 years ago#3
Because it isn't a Ratchet and Clank game.
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3 years ago#4
The saddest part here, many people feel it flopped -- Myself included. But it didn't... It actually sold 1.3 million units world wide and that's not even counting the digital sales. This means we could very well get a much unwanted diversionary sequel instead of a real game next time... "slaps forehead"
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3 years ago#5
People hated A4O because it messed with the formula, a formula that was perfect to begin with. Crack in Time had just the right amount of changes and innovations while still remaining a true R&C game.
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3 years ago#6
I prefer to think of it as a spin-off, a party game, incomparable to the regular entries, the real, canon titles. It helps me hate it a little less.
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3 years ago#7
Being a huge R&C fan I picked up the game recently from the PS+ thing and I was left disappointed. I've started playing Crysis 2 instead. Maybe if I played it with a friend it would be better but I only have one controller -_-
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3 years ago#8
Ratchet is dead:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/insomniac-games-is-finished-making-single-player-only-games/
3 years ago#9
a4o was good for the multiplayer but the campaign was boring compared to cit and tod imo
3 years ago#10
Guts_Leonheart posted...
Ratchet is dead:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/insomniac-games-is-finished-making-single-player-only-games/


Up Your Arsenal and Deadlocked weren't single player only.
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