This Was The Original Concept Design For Ratchet & Clank

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To celebrate Ratchet & Clank’s 10th anniversary, Sony are releasing the Ratchet & Clank Collection for the PlayStation 3. This morning, they released a new trailer for the collection, along with concept art of what Ratchet and Clank originally looked like when character artist, Dave Guertin, was coming up with their design:

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Both characters were originally both more reptilian in nature, as shown in the concepts above. Clank was meant to be a mechanical lizard of sorts. The only concepts of his that were carried over to the final design were his eyes and articulated legs.


Ratchet & Clank Collection will be released on August 28th for the PlayStation 3. You can watch the new trailer for the collection below:


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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.