History YMMV / RatchetAndClankSizeMatters

27th May '17 4:29:05 AM Pocketim
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* PolishedPort: The [=PS2=] version ZigZags this; on one hand, some glitches were fixed, but on the other hand, one cutscene was removed. So no matter which version you pick, it's a trade-off.

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* PolishedPort: The [=PS2=] version ZigZags this; on one hand, some glitches were fixed, the field of view is significantly increased giving you a far better view of your surroundings and the game controls better as a result of the PS2's extra shoulder buttons and second analogue stick, but on the other hand, one cutscene was removed. So no matter which version you pick, it's a trade-off.
21st Apr '17 11:09:25 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ContestedSequel: Though it did sell well on the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable, and got plenty of positive reviews, the game has not aged very well, especially after being overshadowed by the critically acclaimed ''Future'' trilogy. Today, the game is seen in a negative light by fans for its RecycledScript from the original game, the BigBad being nothing but {{Narm}}, and Ratchet revering to his unlikable jerkass roots.
* CriticalDissonance: Critics gave the game good reviews upon release, and the fans had a LoveItOrHateIt reception towards it. Nowadays, fans and critics see the game as a pariah.


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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Though it did sell well on the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable, and got plenty of positive reviews, the game has not aged very well, especially after being overshadowed by the critically acclaimed ''Future'' trilogy. Today, the game is seen in a negative light by fans for its RecycledScript from the original game, the BigBad being nothing but {{Narm}}, and Ratchet revering to his unlikable jerkass roots.
21st Apr '17 11:07:15 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* RecycledScript: Where do we even begin?
** Otto Destruct is a carbon copy of Chairman Drek, with all of twists and turns included. Likewise, his dragon is not much different from Captain Qwark in the original game (given [[spoiler:Luna pretends to be good before its true motivations are exposed]]).
** Ratchet reverts to his jerkass roots and spends a portion of the game mistreating Clank. At least this time, he's just a [[ArbitrarySkepticism Arbitrary Skeptic]] and isn't as harsh.
** One battle in the game plays ''exactly the same'' as the battle with the Warpship in ''Up Your Arsenal'', except this one can be viewed as ThatOneBoss. [[spoiler:And this is before TheReveal on the Luna puppet]].
** Some lines in this game are even very similar to lines in the original game. Compare what Ratchet and Clank say about [[spoiler:the Luna puppet]] to when they encounter the Qwark robot in Metropolis.
** When the first reveal [[spoiler:of the little girl being EvilAllAlong]] happens, Clank is left in denial initially, while Ratchet is suspicious, just like what happened when Qwark reveals his alliance to Drek in the original game. Though in this case, they don't start fighting like in the original game... and when Clank is disabled, Ratchet tries to shield him ''in despair''.
21st Apr '17 10:56:02 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* ItWasHisSled: The little girl is TheDragon. And she's not even real; "she's" actually a genderless robotic puppet and warship.
29th Mar '17 1:47:53 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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* FanonDiscontinuity: Some fans pretend this game and it's sequel never happened. Of course, [[CanonDiscontinuity Insomniac themselves never mention the canon status of the games, no matter how many times people ask]].

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* CriticalDissonance: Critics gave the game good reviews upon release, and the fans had a LoveItOrHateIt reception towards it. Nowadays, fans and critics see the game as a pariah.
* FanonDiscontinuity: Some fans pretend this game and it's sequel never happened. Of course, [[CanonDiscontinuity Insomniac themselves never mention confirmed the games are not canon status in one of the games, no matter how many times people ask]].their forums]].



* ReplacementScrappy: Otto Destruct is wildly viewed by fans as an expy of the original game's BigBad Chairman Drek, and the third game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious. But in this case, he is nothing but pure {{narm}} and does not have the cunning personality of the first or the LargeHam of the second.

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* RecycledScript: Where do we even begin?
** Otto Destruct is a carbon copy of Chairman Drek, with all of twists and turns included. Likewise, his dragon is not much different from Captain Qwark in the original game (given [[spoiler:Luna pretends to be good before its true motivations are exposed]]).
** Ratchet reverts to his jerkass roots and spends a portion of the game mistreating Clank. At least this time, he's just a [[ArbitrarySkepticism Arbitrary Skeptic]] and isn't as harsh.
** One battle in the game plays ''exactly the same'' as the battle with the Warpship in ''Up Your Arsenal'', except this one can be viewed as ThatOneBoss. [[spoiler:And this is before TheReveal on the Luna puppet]].
** Some lines in this game are even very similar to lines in the original game. Compare what Ratchet and Clank say about [[spoiler:the Luna puppet]] to when they encounter the Qwark robot in Metropolis.
** When the first reveal [[spoiler:of the little girl being EvilAllAlong]] happens, Clank is left in denial initially, while Ratchet is suspicious, just like what happened when Qwark reveals his alliance to Drek in the original game. Though in this case, they don't start fighting like in the original game... and when Clank is disabled, Ratchet tries to shield him ''in despair''.
* ReplacementScrappy: Otto Destruct is wildly viewed by fans as an expy of the original game's BigBad Chairman Drek, and the third game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious. But in this case, he is nothing but a pure {{narm}} {{narm}}ful GeneticDoomsdayVillain and does not have the cunning personality of the first or the LargeHam of the second.



%%* SoBadItsGood



'''You'd Expect:''' That Ratchet and Clank take [[spoiler:Luna]] to Metropolis to have Big Al hack it for them.\\

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'''You'd Expect:''' That Ratchet and Clank take [[spoiler:Luna]] to Metropolis to have Big Al hack it for them.them, given Al would have a better chance of getting the coordinates with all his gadgets. Plus he did say in ''Up Your Arsenal'' that he wanted a challenge for his skills.\\
12th Mar '17 8:56:58 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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* BrokenBase: Though it did sell well on the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable, and got plenty of positive reviews, fan reaction to the game is mixed.

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* BrokenBase: ContestedSequel: Though it did sell well on the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable, and got plenty of positive reviews, fan reaction to the game has not aged very well, especially after being overshadowed by the critically acclaimed ''Future'' trilogy. Today, the game is mixed.seen in a negative light by fans for its RecycledScript from the original game, the BigBad being nothing but {{Narm}}, and Ratchet revering to his unlikable jerkass roots.


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17th Jan '17 10:10:59 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* ReplacementScrappy: Otto Destruct is wildly viewed by fans as an expy of the original game's BigBad Chairman Drek, and the third game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious. But in this case, he is nothing but pure {{narm}} and does not have the cunning personality of the first or the LargeHam of the second.



** And finally, after destroying [[spoiler:the Luna puppet]] that had been antagonizing them for most of the game, Clank suggests that they get the coordinates for the final planet from it's database by hacking into it. Ratchet suspects that the technomites have a security program that could harm potential hackers.\\

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** And finally, after destroying [[spoiler:the Luna puppet]] that had been antagonizing them for most of the game, Clank suggests that they get the coordinates for the final planet from it's its database by hacking into it. Ratchet suspects that the technomites have a security program that could harm potential hackers.\\
20th Aug '16 10:16:09 AM TheBuddy26
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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, [[ToughActToFollow and for coming after the highly popular]] ''Up Your Arsenal'' and ''Deadlocked'' .

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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, [[ToughActToFollow and for coming after the highly popular]] ''Up Your Arsenal'' and ''Deadlocked'' .''Deadlocked''.
20th Aug '16 10:16:01 AM TheBuddy26
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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, [[ToughActToFollow and for coming after the highly popular]] ''Up Your Arsenal''.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, [[ToughActToFollow and for coming after the highly popular]] ''Up Your Arsenal''.Arsenal'' and ''Deadlocked'' .
21st Jul '16 8:09:16 PM MegaMarioMan
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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, and for coming after the highly popular ''Up Your Arsenal''.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: ''Size Matters'' is often criticized by fans for a weaker story, lots of {{narm}}, several GoodBadBugs, recycled plots, [[ToughActToFollow and for coming after the highly popular popular]] ''Up Your Arsenal''.
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