Probably one of the most important games for any console is that first game that it feels like would’ve been completely impossible on the last generation of hardware. For PS5, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart may very well be that game.
I'm sure that this game is going to be outstanding. It's Insomniac and they do God's work on PlayStation. Haven't met a Ratchet game I didn't love yet. But that said, it feels bizarre to read an article from someone who admits to not having any hands-on experience saying it "really feels like the first true PS5 game". I mean, sure, it is, to my knowledge, the only PS5 game to actually use the SSD in a way that is very visibly impacting the game that isn't just simply loading screens (and they did mention the use of 3D audio). Still, I think it's a bit misguided to say it feels that way. Seems that way, definitely. Appears that way, sure. But feels? Hm...feels a bit premature. ....but I'm sure he's right.
Actually Returnal has these portals that you jump through at instantly opens up another world similar to what was on display in the R&C demo. It changes so fast that I sometimes don’t know if I went through it or not.
It sucks that the portal graphics are fake though. They use a static image for every portal. Or at least the ones I have gone through in the game.
@Justthefax you mean it not a real portal??? Damn I’m upset now
I'm still holding out hope someone will confirm if the game is linear or non-linear. Linear means you have no control over the rift space (the scenes with multiple rifts around you as you are falling through) where as non-linear would keep the player guessing as to where they could end up if they choose a rift not in front of you but off to the side.
Probably linear. In order to load those worlds as quickly as it does I'm sure it still needs to do a "bit" of preloading, which is difficult to impossible in a nonlinear game.
Already preparing eh?
I mean was the past games linear? I'm just happy to be able to play another exclusive game. Sony is definitely delivering on that part this generation.
Ratchet and Clank is a linear game, always has been. Are you seriously asking that where you end up could be a multitude of worlds all loading up randomly with the possibility of you ending up in any one of them? You must be insane. How could that even allow for a story? R&C is a story based game. How do you ask that with a straight face I dont know.
@JustTheFax I honestly haven’t looked at it that deeply. Not sure how a portal is supposed to behave. Lol!
Preview versus Review I guess
Could you imagine what they could do with Soul Reaver using this hardware!? Astral plane shifting would be INSANE.
Damn i loved Soul Reaver, and this idea is something i didnt think, but now cant stop hopping for it.
Watch, MK12 will have the camera "rollercoaster" through the opponents veins and during animation you will choose a vein to the heart or rip straight through muscle and organ up to the brain, where the camera(maybe a poison flowing from say...Reptile or flames from Scorpion) would crash into the heart/brain and explode every where.....
I remember people saying this about Demon’s Souls and then they said it about Returnal… however, I agree this looks like an actual next-gen game where I actually feel like the attention to detail, effects, seem less transition between the worlds actually feels like I’m looking at something that’s on a next-level.
Tbh if I didn't know about PS5 I would believe that Returnal and Demons souls were just very good looking last gen games running on PS4Pro. That is not the case with Rift Apart.
Yea I agree. Returnal is a bit more next-gen looking to me than DS, especially with the particle effects and fidelity of visuals with a crisp framerate. I'm never been interested in playing a Ratchet and Clank game, but what I've seen of this game has wow'd me.
@crimson Are you kidding me bro?! Demon souls remake graphics are better than anything on the PS4 right now!
Looks like it's preview time. I've owned a few R&C games, but I didn't really put the time into the games like I did the Resistance series, but I've played enough to be excited to see how Rift Apart turns out.
my kid is so excited for this game, he loves Ratchet. I can't wait to try this out myself.
It would be like playing a Pixar movie!
Sony should just give Jak & Daxter and Sly Cooper to Insomniac. Insomniac is the only one who handle such ip.
I guess we're ignoring Returnal now. Article a few weeks ago saying how it was the first true showcase for ps5 lol
As amazing as Returnal is, I’d have to agree that this game is on another level based on the previews alone. Can’t wait to get my hands on it next month!
I get you 😂. Demon's Souls: the first true next Gen. Returnal : The true first next Gen. Rift Apart : The first true next Gen I believe that is going to happen with every next PS5 exclusive game as they become better and better with each new release.
how on earth you missed BugSnax!
I hope scalpers enjoy playing this game on PS5.
I'll be playing it on my ps5, and I didn't buy from a scalper. Got mine in store pickup at best buy on launch day. Got a series x from amazon (arrived a few weeks after launch), but no scalpers here. I would never. F' em.
Have had one since day one.
Haha I love the idea that scalpers aren't selling the PS5s to consumers, even though selling to consumers is the only thing that makes them a scalper rather than a consumer/collector.
Yes that's their new excuse... Pretend that only scalpers have PS5s 😂
Wow... That was super salty. I hope you can heal your wounds.
Yeah the scalper excuse is so overblown. Over 8 million sold and they're acting like scalpers have em all lol. It really isn't that serious seeing how much games are selling on ps5. Which clearly means the consoles are actually selling to users while scalpers have had to keep dropping prices. Meaning they're not selling as great as they hoped for them.
Got me a PS5 and Series X which didn't take much effort. I suggest you go on twitter and follow stock update on whatever console you want.
Didn't they say the same thing about returnal?
Yes which means Sony is beginning to release games that cannot be done on previous consoles
Yes which means that they are becoming better and better with each new release.
OMFG this is gonna be amazing... the gameplay and mobility holy shit. Me likesss 😋
I’m excited for this game, just need to find a ps5 now. I’ve played every ratchet and clank so far and loved all of them, can’t wait.
Based on previews so far, I expect Rift Apart to receive praise as Returnal did. Looks like PS5 is on fire on a killing streak.
Returnal and R and C are true next gen titles.
Don't forget Demon's Souls
Nothing like this on any other system the jumping in between levels can't even be done on pc or any last gen consoles. All for £359!!! To put in perspective you can buy a gtx 1080 non ti for the same price........
Wait I thought everyone said Demon Souls Remake was a true next gen game and looked visually amazing.....
Day one thank you very much:)
I would be down for a No Mans Sky update or new game on the PS5 that has no pop in and seamless transitions into different planets with cities and such. Or a Star Wars game that does something similar.
This game is the reason why I'm saving for a ps5
Lol they keep saying this about every exclusive PS5 game.
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