Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was seemingly developed entirely within a crunch-free environment, crafting a great PS5 showcase while keeping the team healthy.
Great if true. The industry needs more positive stories like this.
Insomniac really is the gold Standard. R&C 2016, Spiderman, Miles, now R&C rift apart all in 5 years, no crunch mostly bug free with some of the highest graphical and technical fidelity is just insane.
Hell dont forget the excellent vr game l, Stormlands, they released as well. Insomniac may well be sonys most capable studio atm.
he comes around now and then. Its been a few months since the last time he was seen.
Noooo, the Soggies have won! https://www.youtube.com/wat... ((jk though- really happy to hear that Insomniac has such a great production environment!))
Colin Moriarty is very insistent that it's not possible to make games without crunch, and says any developer who has a problem with it should just choose a different profession. Have my doubts that he'll address this story, tbh. haha
LOL, now I'm wondering if this is going to start being printed on the boxes. Kind of the way chicken at the grocery store has "cage-free" on the packaging.
lol, yeah. "Our games are developed cruelty free"
Ha! What do you call a crunch-free environment? A creamy environment? "This game was made in a chewy environment."
It really is more than just a way to price gouge us. Those happy pasture-raised chickens with the deep orange yolks, compared to generic Hickman or Kroeger eggs.... you can never go back, it's just not the same.
Oh I know. I buy cage-free/anti-biotic free too. The title just cracked me up because that was the first thing I thought of when I read it.
Hell if it helps promote better work environment, DO IT! It's one of the biggest industries on the planet, yet so much goes unregulated and unchecked.
That's great to hear, they should share their formula with other developers on how to make a great game, without running their workers down the ground.
Probably working from home.
And great leadership. That kind of culture comes from the top down. Well done Insomniac boss people
Insomniac are truly the wizards of gaming.
Sony bought the golden goose it seems with this studio.
Nice so this means ND should make jak and Daxter this way
This is awesome to hear. I would like to see Sony encouraging this for all their studios.
How is insomniac pumping out quality games so fast?! That’s incredible
when you have good management and departments meeting scheduled dead-lines, these things can happen.
It’s like free range chickens but for video game developers.
did they have a safe place to eat pudding and take naps too?
PlayStation first party studio’s are some of the best game studio’s in the industry.
I’ll gladly support any game where the developers aren’t pushed to their absolute limit.
Insomniac is the clear gold standard in this industry
They probably used assets/blueprints from past iterations and built upon them. Just my 2 cents.
Well sure it was. It's a cartoon one and done. My son can't wait to Redbox it.
Am I the only one who read this, thinking it's "free range chicken", but for game developers?
Well shit, gather all these happy campers back up and have them put some Co-op in here. Missed opportunity to showcase some Co-op on the new system.
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