Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is ranked in the 98th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 139 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

Based on 139 critic reviews

Score Distribution

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GameXplain
Loved
Loved
Jun 8, 2021
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ACG
Buy
ACG

Top Critic

Buy
Jun 8, 2021
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GameOnAUS
Loved
Loved
Jun 9, 2021

Overall, I found Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart to be particularly enjoyable. It’s landed right in the Goldilocks Zone of gaming – not too difficult, not too easy, not too long, not too short, not too complicated, not too simple and there’s something in there for everyone.

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DASHGAMER.com
Essential
Essential
Jun 18, 2021

Rift Apart sets an imminent promise to those that expect titles of the same calibre in PlayStation’s future, and if this is only just the beginning, then holy cow are we in for a stupefied generation of gaming. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s delivers on every imperative facet for compelling adventure.

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Echo Boomer
Mind-blown
Mind-blown
Jun 8, 2021

Insomniac Games revitalises its most important saga with a safe, ambitious and passionate game, that feels exceptionally nex-gen.

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Eurogamer
Recommended
Recommended
Jun 8, 2021

With Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Sony's charmers-in-chief deliver another lesson in laid-back, unpretentious fun.

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Console Creatures
Recommended
Recommended
Jun 8, 2021

Insomniac Games deliver a Rivet-ing new Ratchet & Clank video game, one of the best protagonists in years while evolving the gameplay and proving that Sony purchasing the studio was the right decision. Rift Apart is the one exclusive on PlayStation that everyone needs to experience.

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Polygon
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart earns its PS5 exclusivity

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Skill Up
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 8, 2021
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Chicas Gamers
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 11, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: A Dimension Apart is a funny action-adventure game in which you'll control both Ratchet and River in a multitude of shootouts and platform challenges. A game made for both children and adults alike to enjoy, where the scenarios, although small, have an intelligent and entertaining approach, the characters are very well designed and the color palette is spectacular. The worst point is its sound section, but that, thanks to an impeccable voice acting, is saved.

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GamesRadar+
Jun 8, 2021

The best Ratchet and Clank adventure yet, and a showcase for the power of the PS5.

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VG247
VG247

Top Critic

Jun 8, 2021

This is a full-fat, planet-hopping, mystery-filled adventure that PS5 owners will lap up and non-owners will resent not being able to play, perhaps through no lack of trying.

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EGM
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the first game I've played since the ninth-generation consoles launched that feels like a true next-gen title. Insomniac Games has done everything that it needed to do in making both a sequel to its longest-running franchise and a true next-gen exclusive. While it might not technically be a PlayStation 5 launch title, it feels like one-a real preview of the console's capabilities. But beyond that, Rift Apart is just an absolute blast to play.

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Washington Post
100 / 100
100 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

In a time when sneering, ironic detachment remains in fashion, Insomniac Games has created the rare modern masterpiece with no convoluted agenda, no subtext — just so many reasons to smile and laugh. This purity is felt through every pixel, every line reading and every planet.

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PCMag
PCMag

Top Critic

Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart delivers a true next-gen experience thanks to its stunning visuals, haptic controls, and blazing-fast load times. Thrilling combat, expansive levels, and memorable characters make this PlayStation 5 exclusive an essential purchase.

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We Got This Covered
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a technical showcase, but it's also one of the finest 3D action platformers since Jak and Daxter. Insomniac consistently prove that the Ratchet & Clank series is a wellspring of potential, and they've delivered a complete experience that's as full of heart as it is surprises.

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Impulsegamer
Jun 11, 2021

From the very first level to the very last, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart is a true gaming treat that I thoroughly enjoyed and it was like being a Rollercoaster ride between dimensions. It delivered an almost flawless gaming experience that boasts next-gen visuals and mechanics plus an over the top and light-hearted story with two equally entertaining and engaging protagonists, Ratchet and Rivet. So if you're looking for that true next-gen exclusive on the PlayStation 5, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart is indeed that game that makes it my first must play title of 2021.

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GameSkinny
Jun 17, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an exemplary PS5 game, showing full well what the system is capable of — all while masterfully reviving a beloved series for the new generation.

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INDIANTVCZ
10 / 10
10 / 10
Aug 6, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has always been a game with great ambitions. To bring back a good old series in modern way isn’t for everyone and yet Insomniac Games did everything right. The story of Ratchet and Clank is worthy of every single animated movie. It will take you on an engaging expedition to save the world through magnificent cut-scenes with professional voice-over. But unlike animated movies this adventure is there to be experienced. Gameplay follows the standards of action adventure and platform games and in many ways, it goes even beyond. The layout of action, slow story moments and logic is breathtaking and every single time you spend with Ratchet, Clank and Rivet will be the time you enjoy. Battles are still a little bit more chaotic and you have to take some time to get along with the aiming, but in the final judgment Rift Apart offers you an experience, which won’t leave you steady till the final battle no matter what. Planets are just wonderful as is the graphic and technological processing managed by console PlayStation 5. The next part isn’t trying to change anything in its core or to be something entirely new or different. It just wants to do the honor to the famous and beloved couple of heroes. And it does that damn well. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is one of the best games in its genre. That is something that can’t be changed by any smaller mistake. If you want an action adventure with platform attributes, you don’t have to search any further. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the world you are looking for. And a game with hardly any competitor of the same nature.

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Nexus Hub
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart not only exemplifies what the PS5 is capable of, but it's also everything that a video game should be: fun. The story has been masterfully crafted to engage with new audiences, as well as long-standing fans that have been with Ratchet and Clank through the past 19 years without having to beat the nostalgia-machine to death.

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Daily Star
Jun 8, 2021

Overall a fantastic new title for the PS5.

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Remote Play
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 18, 2021

“Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is breathtaking. It’s a PlayStation 5 exclusive that actually demonstrates what the intrinsic hardware is capable of. It’s a beautiful take on an established character and pushes him into 2021 with all the fanfare and budget of the best game’s available today. In an era where mascot platformers are few and far between, Ratchet and Rivet manage not only to stand out amongst the crowd, they manage to do it in style. If it’s not clear by now, this is THE reason to buy a PlayStation 5”

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MonsterVine
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Jun 18, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a must-have game for the PS5.

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But Why Tho?
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 18, 2021

While no game is completely perfect, it’s hard to find fault with Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The game is stunningly beautiful, incredibly smooth to play, and brilliantly written. A truly vibrant and dynamic universe you will never want to leave.

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GamesBeat
Jun 8, 2021

Rift Apart is a special game. And as long as Sony Interactive Entertainment has Insomniac releasing games like this for the PS5, I’m going keep showing up on day one with $70 in hand, ready for the next adventure.

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Paste Magazine
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

It's a maximal game with big wacky characters and a killer shotgun. This is a game about friendship and games about friendship fucking rule. Rift Apart is better than action figures.

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33bits
95 / 100
95 / 100
Jun 10, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: A rift apart becomes on its own merits one of the most solid reasons to buy a PlayStation 5 and an ideal demonstration of all the potential it holds, offering us a small taste of the future that awaits us in the coming years.

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Wccftech
9.5 / 10.0
Wccftech
Chris Wray

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Through outstanding storytelling, exquisite visuals, and gripping gameplay, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart proves to be an engaging, fun, funny, and thoroughly enjoyable return to the series. It also offers the introduction to two brand new characters that could arguably be the protagonists of their own spin-off, or at least return to future entries in the series. For fans and new players alike, this is a game I would recommend for everybody and a true showing of the sort of titles we should expect for the new generation.

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Gaming Nexus
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a true showpiece of new-gen technology. Whilst the internet argues over the matter of cross-generation games, Rift Apart avoids any such controversy since what it's doing simply isn't possible on the older hardware. I was tempted to go ahead and award a perfect score, but a familiar formula and some lacklustre puzzling prevented me from doing so. On the whole, though, this is gaming's summer blockbuster in the same vein that Hollywood emphasises this season for its big releases. For those with a PS5, it's an absolute must-play as a showcase of what's possible beyond just prettier graphics and faster framerates.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is proof that some series are timeless. It celebrates and retains the classic gameplay first created nearly 20 years ago, while simultaneously feeling completely at home as a showcase PS5 title. It tells a heartfelt story that explores beyond Ratchet and Clank, bringing in new characters that stand tall in their own right. And those tools of destruction? They're here in spades, more destructive than ever before. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart continues the PlayStation legacy, and I can't help but hope that in time it heralds the return of the PlayStation buddy platformers of old.

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Critical Hit
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

I think it's impossible to put down your controller once you finish Rift Apart for the first time, and not have a smile on your face. It's a game that's chicken soup for the soul, nourishing and positive content that's just incredibly wholesome to consume. Loud with its setpiece moments and surprisingly introspective with its emotional haymakers, all of its style and substance comes together to create not only a colourful, and wonderfully mad showcase for the PS5, but also the definitive Ratchet and Clank adventure for the next generation of gaming.

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God is a Geek
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the game you've been waiting for, filled with stunning visuals, magnificent gameplay, and so much more.

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Digital Chumps
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2017

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a breathtaking thrill ride of action, utilizing the PlayStation 5 architecture in truly impressive ways. A heartfelt story and gorgeously crafted worlds are complimented by stunning combat bursting with visual flair.

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PPE.pl
9.5 / 10.0
PPE.pl

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is one of the most beautiful games that offers a well-written story, makes great use of the DualSense controller and ... It is a showcase of PlayStation 5. You buy a console for such titles.

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BaziCenter
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 12, 2021

Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart uses the same familiar formula and pushes them even beyond the max level, and the result is a beautiful, charming experience with hundreds of shocking moments.

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WellPlayed
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2021

Easily the best Ratchet & Clank game in the series, Rift Apart also manages to be the most technically and graphically impressive game of the current generation so far.

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SomHráč.sk
95%
95%
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank debut on PlayStation 5 with their most impressive adventure yet. It's hard to find any real issues with Rift Apart, so just go ahead and enjoy the ride.

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Geeks & Com
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart mixes heart and humour in a very action driven adventure beautifully modernized for the new generation. The gameplay will completely engage you with a collection of very diversified weapons and well executed plateforming elements. If you were waiting for a system seller, this is the one. It uses the DualSense fully with haptic feedback and the adaptative triggers as well as the 3D Audio which put together truly give the feeling of a next-gen experience. It will definitely be amongs your favorite games of the year.

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GamingTrend
95 / 100
95 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is one of the best games I've played this year. It's fun, it's endearing, and I just want to play it again. The gameplay isn't much different, but it's refined and has aged like a fine wine, with the technical prowess on display we've come to expect from Insomniac Games. If you're looking for a great narrative, the story is arguably the best in the series, with the grandeur of a Marvel movie in tow. One could imply the game isn't long enough, but that's only because they put down the controller, and that's just not what you're going to do if you have a copy of Rift Apart.

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NoobFeed
95 / 100
95 / 100
Jun 13, 2021

Insomniac Games constantly delivers on memorable adventures and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is no different, reaffirming why this studio is one of the best in the business.

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Fun Factor
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is absolutely amazing and due to it's frenetic gameplay and magical visuals, it claims the spot as the best game the series and PlayStation's 5 best exclusive yet.

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Game Forces PT
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2021

Rift Apartl is, without a shadow of a doubt, the game that makes the best use of the technological advancement that PlayStation 5 provides, bringing innovation to everything that the franchise already had. As points for improvement and since there are now two main playable characters, it could have been considered distinguish gameplay characteristics, so that it doesn't look like the same character, but with a different skin.

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GameBlast
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2021

This is by far one of the most beautiful titles I've ever played. Despite the basic story, the short duration of the campaign and the price in Brazil, Ratchet & Clank: In Another Dimension guarantees an extremely fun and dynamic experience while making excellent use of the PS5's DualSense and SSD features.

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WayTooManyGames
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jul 2, 2021

Insomniac did something great in reminding us that the best of games can still just be fun. That doesn’t mean to toss away narrative or to do without seriousness, but that a game doesn’t need to rely on them. PlayStation has been knocking them out of the park this gen, yet somehow Ratchet & Clank finds itself standing a Rift Apart of the competition.

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Press Start
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Some minor missed opportunities aside this Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart is an unforgettable, unbelievably gorgeous and downright addictive game and easily the best entry in the fan-favourite franchise. For all of its jaw-dropping visuals, industry-leading design and writing packed with heart and humour it succeeds on first and foremost being a really good time. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the most fun I've had with a DualSense in my hand and it stands as the best current reason to own a PS5.

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Atomix
94 / 100
94 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

It goes without saying that if you already have a PS5 in your house, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is something that you simply cannot pass up, because it is precisely one of the things that justifies having spent so much on a new generation console. It is one of those games in which it hurts to progress because each time you do it, you are closer to the inevitable end.

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Geek Culture
9.4 / 10.0
9.4 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart represents the zenith of a long-running series, and paves the way for a bright future full of possibilities.

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TechQuila
4.7 / 5.0
4.7 / 5.0
Jun 27, 2021

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart is a must-have game for any self-respecting PS5 owner.

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COGconnected
93 / 100
93 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart has something for almost everyone. Fast and satisfying combat and gameplay, absolutely jaw-dropping good looks, a fantastic score, and narrative design, writing, and acting that could be plugged right in as the next Pixar film.

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The Games Machine
9.3 / 10.0
The Games Machine
Emanuele Feronato

Top Critic

9.3 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

I'd like to fill the box with "buy it, it's beautiful!" as Jack Torrance with "morning has gold in his mouth." There would be nothing more to add but it would not be professional. So I'm going to talk about fast-paced and fun action, tons of enemies to eliminate in the most creative ways, intriguing story, no uploads, intuitive and responsive controls, properly exploited PS5 hardware, puzzles to solve, last hitpoint battles, planets to explore, mounts to ride, secrets to discover, weapons to upgrade, armor to collect, damn I ran out of space, then buy it, it's beautiful!

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Lords Of Gaming
9.3 / 10.0
9.3 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2021

While there have already been many incredible games on PlayStation 5 so far, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is the crown jewel of PlayStation’s software offering so far. Insomniac Games delivered a remarkably fun, and beautiful game that is full of heart and nostalgia. Whether you are a long-time fan, or a newcomer to the franchise, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is the first game you should play on PlayStation 5.

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Hobby Consolas
91 / 100
91 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

In many ways Rift Apart is the first "next gen" game. It truly feels like playing a Pixar movie, with great details, animations and an impressive weapon catalogue. Traveling trough dimensions mechanics never cease to amaze.

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IGN
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a fantastic PS5 exclusive showpiece for the console's power, and a delightful adventure in its own right.

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Game Informer
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

It's as long as any other Ratchet game, but it feels like it flies by in a flash, and is a hard one to put down

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GameSpot
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart looks and plays better than ever thanks to new-generation hardware, but it's still the same lovable, goofy series at heart.

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Game Revolution
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is the first PS5 exclusive that I can recommend everyone go out and buy. It’s a cutting-edge masterclass of what the PS5 is capable of, but with the soul of the original R&C games, packaged with a comprehensive set of accessibility options.

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Destructoid
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart isn’t afraid to revel in its mascot-platformer roots, but it manages to knock so many of its competitors completely out of the water.

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TheSixthAxis
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the PlayStation 5 showcase you have been waiting for. Instantaneous travel to worlds thanks to the SSD, thumping 3D audio, ray tracing through the gorgeous levels, and clever use of the DualSense bring the many locations to life. Paired with classic Ratchet & Clank gameplay, this game is a riotous feast of explosions, platforming, and fast paced action.

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Areajugones
9 / 10.0
Areajugones

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is, on the one hand, a sublime technical experience that makes perfect use of the benefits of PS5 to be the most next-gen thing I've played so far. But on the other hand, it is much more than a simple demonstration of power.

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Shacknews
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Whether you've had adventures with Ratchet & Clank in the past or not, Rift Apart is not a game to be missed. It's one of the best games you can get for your PS5 and one of the best games of 2021 so far, period.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Jun 8, 2021

Rift Apart cements Ratchet and Clank as one of PlayStation's premier franchises.

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Post Arcade (National Post)
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Insomniac Games' latest entry in the Sony-exclusive action-adventure series is a blast to play and even more fun to look at

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Game Rant
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart uses the power of the PS5 to put on a stunning display, highlighted by bombastic action, plenty of humor, and heart.

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GameMAG
9 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

9 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an exciting action title, that simply never gets boring. You can expect colorful characters, epic battles, and fun to explore worlds. On the tech side Rift Apart shows everything that PlayStation 5 has to offer, be it great visuals, surround sound, or DualSense features. It's the perfect benchmark for Sony's new gaming system.

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ZTGD
9 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is one of the best entries in the series to date.

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GamePro
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

The PS5 summer relies on old friends. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is more than just a next-gen infusion, but perhaps the best PS5 game to date.

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TrustedReviews
Jun 8, 2021

Rift Apart is unquestionably one of the best PS5 games available right now, and should appeal to both series newcomers and those who’ve followed the duo since their PS2 heyday.

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DualShockers
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

There’s no doubt in my mind that Rift Apart has got the potential to be one of the biggest games of the year. Not only is it visually phenomenal, but the combat is fluid and the story is gripping. It’s everything you could want from a Ratchet & Clank game, plus more.

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Stevivor
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2021

Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart is a powerhouse demonstration of what the PS5 can do. A rich, vibrantly-lit world stuffed with things to find as you enjoy an engaging story, all of which sets the stage for future games.

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Jump Dash Roll
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 30, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an over-the-top thrill ride that showcases the power of the PlayStation 5 whilst having the most fun possible. Fast, fluid and filled with outstanding set pieces and the series' absurd arsenal of weapons, this game takes Insomniac's action-platformer to another level.

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TechRaptor
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

A fantastic platforming adventure with high production values, we just wish it had a larger variety of enemies.

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Hardcore Gamer
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Jun 8, 2021

Those holding out for a showpiece title for their PS5 now have it.

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GamingBolt
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

With an incredible arsenal of weapons, thrilling combat, a charming story full of loveable characters, and visuals to make your eyes pop, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart might just be the best game in the series to date.

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CGMagazine
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

With over a dozen games in the long-running series, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart still manages to feel fresh and exciting, taking full advantage of the PlayStation 5 by delivering what, for many, may be their first taste at a definitive next-gen feeling game for the still-budding platform.

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KeenGamer
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 14, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the latest installment in the long-running franchise, but how does it stand? It is the first PS5 exclusive for the franchise and one of the few in general since the console's launch; it has a lot to prove to gamers and fans of Insomniac.

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PSX Brasil
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is brilliant, beautiful and a lot of fun. It offers fluid gameplay, a rounded narrative and just-in-time innovations.

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SECTOR.sk
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Dynamic duo is back and they are more dynamic than ever. And they are not just a duo anymore with Rivet and a new gang across dimensions.

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GameSpew
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is easily the best game in the series by far.

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Oyungezer Online
9 / 10.0
Oyungezer Online
Erce Güven

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the first PS5 game we can easily name a “must-play”. It's a lively, colorful, fast-paced game that you'll cherish every minute you spend on it.

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TrueGaming
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

The action-packed campaign and the utilization of the Playstation 5's capabilities make Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart one of the richest and enjoyable experiences in the series and one of the best-looking games on the Playstation 5.

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Zoomg
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 20, 2021

Fun puzzles, varied environments and crowded battles combined with eye-catching images, sensational sounding and Dualsense capabilities manage to immerse the player in this experience.

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Next Gen Base
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a stunning showcase of just what the PS5 is capable of, even this early into the generation. It looks astonishing, it plays gloriously, and there are enough trinkets and secrets to keep you coming back for more. If you want a great PS5 exclusive, here it is

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PowerUp!
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a phenomenal, PS5 system seller, and you should invest all your bolts in it.

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Sirus Gaming
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is another exciting PS5 exclusive that showcases the console’s spectacular power. Backed with impressive voice actors, an entertaining narrative, and marvelous weapons and combat, Rift Apart is still a system seller despite the underwhelming Rivet gameplay.

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Nerdburglars
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is exactly what you would have hoped for on the PS5. Beautiful environments with a visual fidelity that would stand up to an animated movie. A massively diverse arsenal of weapons, although disappointingly, no groovitron. The combat is rock solid and it is all wrapped up in a bow with one of the more Hollywood action style stories we have seen in a Ratchet & Clank game. It is a real shame that there is next to nothing to do outside of the main story but it doesn't stop this from being one of the best games in the series and a stellar title to add to the lineup of first-party PS5 exclusives.

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Too Much Gaming
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Either as an adult or a kid experiencing the series for the first time, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart will show you why many have stuck around with the series for this long since it first appeared in 2002, and why you'll see more of it for years to come.

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INVEN
9 / 10.0
INVEN

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a masterpiece both as a platformer and as a TPS. It has simple, quick and powerful shooting action, gameplay without any delays. And its designs for playing multiple times is incredibly comfortable. However, you may feel empty that you saw the ending little bit earlier than you thought.

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TheGamer
TheGamer

Top Critic

Jun 8, 2021

Rift Apart is a magnificent game, one that sets the series on a clear path forward. Wherever it goes next, Rivet has to be there.

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Filmweb
Jun 8, 2021

"Rift Apart" isn't just beautiful. Sunsets are. Chocolate soufflé is. Maybe siamese kittens too. Here, visual flair and unfathomable tech underneath the sparky, shiny surface constitute the greater experience. Stunning vistas, tremendous particle effects and Pixar-grade animation elevate the story and expand our imagination leading into pure, aesthetic ecstasy. Just look out for your feet - dropping jaw can be pretty damn heavy.

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Merlin'in Kazanı
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet &clank: Rift Apart reached the climax of the series. When you consider the action structure, fun storyline, dialogues and graphics as a whole, I can say that the game is enjoyable in every sense.

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IGN Korea
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

In November 2020, the PlayStation 5 was released with high hopes of the new console gaming era. But until now, many PS5 games were multi-platform releases including the predecessor, PS4. So most of the currently available PS5 games didn’t really feel like ‘the game’. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart proudly yells out to be that special PS5 game. Sensational visuals and in-game production quality are top notch. The gameplay has various enhancements including the usage of the Dualsense controller’s haptic feedback, adaptive trigger features and PS5’s own sound tech, the Tempest 3D audio. There is no doubt for this game to be labeled as ‘the game’ of the new generation.

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8-Bit Island
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 10, 2021

You absolutely don’t need to have played Ratchet & Clank before to enjoy this excellent game. The self contained story will appeal to newbies and veterans of the series alike. With charming characters, fun gameplay, and extraordinary graphics, it is as much a treat to watch as it is to play.

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Noisy Pixel
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 11, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart ushers in a new generation of adventure games headed by this charming heroic duo. Sadly, Rivet is a strong setpiece in the narrative but doesn’t differentiate enough in combat. Still, this doesn’t affect the sheer amount of fun you’ll be having during every moment of gameplay. There is so much packed in this adventure complemented by competent level design, amazing weapons, and strong platforming. This is Ratchet & Clank for the new generation, and I hope it’s not too long before we see them again.

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Screen Rant
Jun 13, 2021

In short, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is simply brilliant. Between its thrilling gameplay, fantastic graphics, and charming story, it's a must-have for PS5 players everywhere. There haven't been many games to justify a step into the new console generation as of yet, but this is definitely one of them.

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Luis Alamilla
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2021
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Bazimag
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 17, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is truly a new generation video game that uses all this new raw power not just for eye-catching visuals but also for how it can be leveraged to implement new systems in gameplay and level design.

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NoesPaisparaFrikis
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2021

It's a title that bears witness to the fact that Insomniac is right now the fittest studio that Sony has among its ranks, releasing titles of a very high level at an enviable rate. That exudes care and detail. That he does the usual, but better.

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Inverse
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 23, 2021

Barring a few minor quibbles, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is one of the most accessible triple-A games yet.

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Gamerheadquarters
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an excellent new adventure for the duo and a beautiful showcase of just what the PlayStation 5 can do.

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Rapid Reviews UK
Jun 30, 2021

Ratchet and Clank are PlayStation icons, with their futuristic escapades giving 3D-adventuring masterclasses ever since the PlayStation 2 days. I remember playing and loving the original game, whilst every entry since has been top class too. They have been welcome faces on the platform since 2002, with their adventures certainly standing the test of time.

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Worth Playing
8.9 / 10.0
8.9 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart could be one of the first true all-encompassing showcases for the PS5. Every time I sat down to play it, I felt like I was about to start a really long episode of a good show. If there's one small nitpick, it's that I felt that some of the larger confrontations got slightly repetitive - I mean, how many versions of "juggernauts" am I supposed to fight? Also, one might get the sense that not enough risks were taken and that the game's design, as cool as it is, feels comfortable and safe. That feels like a discussion for the artists among us, and this doesn't feel like the time for a literary salon. I am on my third playthrough of Rift Apart, and I'm enjoying it as much as the first time I went through it. Sometimes, all a game has to be is fun.

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Video Chums
8.6 / 10.0
8.6 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2021

Once Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart's credits rolled, I was impressed by the adventure that I just went on. With that being said, I couldn't help but want to dive into the original games again to have a more visceral and challenging experience.

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Gamer's Palace
86 / 100
86 / 100
Jun 16, 2021

I clearly recognized playing my first "PS5 only" game here: Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart impressed me technically but not completely regarding its gameplay. There's a lot to customize your experience with the different weapons but the game is also quite easy and the bosses could not really impress me. I enjoyed the adventure very much though especially with the new main character.

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JVL
17 / 20
JVL
Raptor

Top Critic

17 / 20
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a formidable standard-bearer for the PlayStation 5 and an episode not to be missed under any circumstances.

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Everyeye.it
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an experience that pleases, entertains and excites, but also flows guided and within limited tracks (and I'm not necessarily referring to the rails to grind in passages from the interaction inversely proportional to the majesty of the show), without perhaps ever upsetting beyond the disturbing technical aspect.

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GRYOnline.pl
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a terrific, extremely beautiful game with solid gameplay and tons of fun. It doesn't add anything new, though – we got a safe sequel to one of the most important PlayStation series, a game perfect for a new wave of gamers.

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Easy Allies
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021
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Enternity.gr
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

It is a sequel of the basic story of the series after many years, maintaining the classic gameplay, while adding small but important things.

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Cerealkillerz
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a technical masterpiece, which finally uses all of the possibilities that the PS5 has to offer. Even when the story, sidequests and mini-games play out a bit too familiar, the game still offers a lot of fun and gameplay variety, that will keep oldschool fans and newcomers entertained alike, even after reaching New Game+

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Glitched Africa
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart doesn't try and reinvent the wheel but that does not make it a bad game. While somewhat short, it is one of the most visually captivating, action-packed games around and a no-brainer for PS5 owners.

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LevelUp
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a fun and charming adventure with good level design and better movement options. Just like other Insomniac's projects it can feel derivative and safe, but that doesn't take away from its quality.

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IGN Italy
8.4 / 10.0
8.4 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Drift Apart is a visual masterpiece and a joyful game, that unfortunately fails to reinvent itself and is a bit too predictable.

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Spaziogames
8.2 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Top Critic

8.2 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart shows where the series is going in the near future. There are some minor hiccups and wasted opportunities, but the new chapter is undoubtedly a solid one.

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IGN Middle East
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank’s wacky adventures is always a reliable recipe for a fun, exciting time out, and A Rift’s Apart brings that to the table by the bucketload. However, it’s hard to ignore the fact that the game could have been a lot more than what it is, with the new ingredients brought in by the whole dimension angle failing to give it the right amount of kick to reach its true potential. As such, the series' first outing on the PlayStation 5 is great but it doesn’t deviate too far from what the series has always done when it really could have.

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VideoGamer
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

In vesting each weapon with the click and whir of a plaything, it gives you a way into the texture of its landscape, and before long you're swept up.

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Telegraph
Jun 8, 2021

PlayStation mascots bring the solid state sauce for family-friendly PS5 exclusive

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Guardian
Jun 8, 2021

This Star Wars-influenced action game about two furry aliens elevates the spectacle and fun to a new dimension

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Push Square
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the best game in the series since Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time, which franchise fans will recognise as high praise. The familiar combat is elevated by outstanding DualSense implementation, while Insomniac Games' imaginative gameplay design keeps each planet interesting and engaging. It's not a particularly challenging platformer, nor is it necessarily all that original – but it doesn't need to be. This is one of those games that's just really, really good.

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Daily Mirror
Jun 7, 2021

Insomniac Games have once again delivered an astonishingly well-made adventure which undoubtedly offers plenty to Ratchet & Clank veterans while acting as a perfect stand-alone entry point for newbies. It doesn't really do anything revolutionary, but what it does do, it does with fantastic production values, attention to detail and a never-ending sense of fun. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a brilliant example of a classic formula refined to a point of near perfection.

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M3
M3

Top Critic

Jun 10, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is all we wanted from this long-awaited sequel: Fast and Entertaining Action, with a lot of nostalgia. This is action-packed, slightly brain-dead, platform entertainment at its best. We look forward to hearing a new generation of gamers running around playing Ratchet and Clank in the parks.

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Digital Spy
Jun 9, 2021

It's a breezy, short and fun run through a series of bonkers planets, tense boss-fights, and heartfelt cutscenes. With Sony's exclusives like the upcoming God of War sequel being delayed further beyond 2022, we only have a few games to enjoy, but we think you'll cope if you've got Rift Apart to play.

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Gameblog
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

Thanks to its gorgeous visuals and deeper narrative, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart arises the series to a new level. With many locations to enjoy, a lot of weapons to try out and many, many collectibles to find, everyone should find a good reason to embark on this bidimensional journey, even though the obvious collision bugs are still way too present.

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Digital Trends
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a pure superhero spectacle that takes full advantage of the PS5's hardware.

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AusGamers
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

And with dimensional portals opening and closing throughout Rift Apart's many locales, the general idea is you can instantly travel between highly-detailed worlds.

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Saudi Gamer
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

A fast-paced game with a good amount of varied content. It might not be the jump some expected but it's nevertheless a well-done game suitable for a lot of players.

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Digitally Downloaded
Jun 9, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a superb blockbuster game that hits its brief perfectly.

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3DNews
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 19, 2021

A fun and engaging adventure with beautiful graphics. Basic gameplay, though, doesn't really bring anything new to the series.

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GameByte
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a great addition to any PS5 games library. The worlds, the characters, the cutscenes all look great and it’s one of those games that is just fun to play. Stepping through rifts into a completely separate world works seamlessly and it’s a technical marvel in that part.

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Kakuchopurei
80 / 100
80 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

Even after 20 years, Ratchet & Clank is better than ever, and it looks like Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart will be for many new gamers what 2002’s original trailblazer was for me as a kid.

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Checkpoint Gaming
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 13, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is another action adventure triumph for PlayStation and Insomniac Games. It’s got a world that’s so full of colour and life, lovable new characters who bring clever diversity to a well-established cast, and an ever-changing gameplay loop that’s downright fun and engaging. Even if the game panders a little too heavily to a younger audience for my taste, it still excels in enough areas to make this an easy recommendation for nostalgic fans and newcomers alike.

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GotGame
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 2, 2021

Despite the numerous bugs I faced, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is still a fantastic adventure. The quality of the game is so high, that my many issues didn’t detriment my enjoyment of the experience. That’s definitely a testament of Insomniac’s abilities as a developer, and the overall work that went into crafting this experience. With more fluid and engaging combat, cool set pieces, and tons of great weapons, this may be my favorite Ratchet & Clank game. The visuals are breathtaking and the overall presentation is fantastic, making for a true test of the PlayStation 5 hardware.

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TheReviewGeek
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2021

Technical issues aside, Rift Apart is well worth a play. It’s a wonderful game with polished gameplay, a decent enough story and an absolutely gorgeous aesthetic. While the combat grows a little stale on the final few worlds and those glitches and bugs are very annoying, there’s enough here to highly recommend.

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New Game Network
76 / 100
76 / 100
Jun 14, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart delivers some fun action and great looking visuals with a charming art style, but it doesn't really push the gameplay boundaries of the familiar franchise formula.

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IGN Spain
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

A continuist sequel but that knows how to add what is necessary and incorporate new ideas. It's true that the greater breadth of its maps is not fully exploited and that wanting to make a longer game by repeating situations and enemies turn virtue into routine, but Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a great PS5 game, very fun and recommended.

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PlayStation Universe
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2021

Technically Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a PS5 showstopper, offering stunning graphics and set pieces that make use of the PS5's SSD, while also looking like the best animated movie we have ever seen. But, although combat is fun, the narrative of Rift Apart really drags down the experience, not treating its characters with respect and not meaningfully progressing the story for long time fans and leaving newcomers confused. Rift Apart is a fun ride, but ultimately not one you will be talking about for years to come.

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Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

7 / 10
Jun 8, 2021

The graphics are absolutely stunning but the gameplay is predictable and surprisingly uneventful, as the game fails to leverage its technical achievements for anything more than straightforward spectacle.

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Washington Post
70 / 100
70 / 100
Jun 8, 2021

For those looking for a blockbuster, family-friendly experience, “Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart” checks the boxes. It is hyperkinetic and full of cutesy-looking characters that wear their emotions on their sleeves. If you’ve seen one of the trailers then you basically know what you’re in for: something totally familiar but with next-gen graphics. In other words, from a marketing perspective, it’s a safe bet.

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Gfinity
Jun 8, 2021

A certain level of scrappiness can be charming, but it’s harder to excuse in a big-budget project like this one, and three crashes in an hour is far too scrappy to be overlooked. Still, I do have a fondness for Rift Apart, perhaps because I do get the sense that this was a project built with love, yet not so much love that it wasn’t willing to experiment and try some new things. Once all the many, many bugs are fixed, this’ll be a pretty good game for families to enjoy, and a superb showcase for what the PS5 is capable of.

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Slant Magazine
Jun 25, 2021

Despite its title’s declaration of intent, though, Rift Apart isn’t willing to stand on its own. That’s most evident in the game’s Anomaly puzzles, where you must interact with physical representations of all of Clank’s and Kit’s dimensional possibilities. This is predetermination in action. There’s only one acceptable route for you to guide these representations, like lemmings, down, and that’s the one that has them marching in lockstep along the same path that has defined every Ratchet & Clank to date. In the end, Rift Apart is a superficially entertaining but deeply unfulfilling adventure—one that, like the latest Star Wars trilogy, mistakes a shiny new coat of paint as reason enough to exist.

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