Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (PlayStation 3)

The Good Weapons are fun to useGood deal of tactical flexibility allows for exciting comebacksLeague system does a fine job of matching you with appropriate opponents

The Bad Short, insubstantial campaignOnly one competitive multiplayer mode

The Bottom Line Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault's one and only competitive multiplayer mode is an enjoyable blend of action and tactics.

Editors' Rating
7.0 Overall

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Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (PlayStation 3)

Following in the footsteps of last year's All 4 One, Ratchet and Clank continue their foray into multiplayer-focused action with Full Frontal Assault. There isn't a whole lot to this game; it's narrow in scope and priced accordingly. Here, the focus is on competitive multiplayer, and the one and only such mode requires you to balance making tactical decisions with blasting lots of things to smithereens. These two elements form a fast-paced whole that rewards your reflexes and your smarts.

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Playing Full Frontal Assault's competitive multiplayer either one-on-one or two-on-two, your goal is to destroy the six generators in your opponent's base while ensuring that at least one of your own generators survives. Play revolves through three phases--a node-capturing phase, a defense- and squad-purchasing phase, and an assault phase.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $15
  • Brand Sony
  • ESRB Everyone 10 and older
  • Developer Insomniac Games
  • Subcategory Action
  • Genre action - adventure
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