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ⓘ Insomniac Games is an American video game developer. It started in 1994. They have made many games. These include the first three Spyro the Dragon games for the ..




                                     

ⓘ Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games is an American video game developer. It started in 1994. They have made many games. These include the first three Spyro the Dragon games for the PlayStation, most of the Ratchet & Clank games for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3, and the Resistance series for the PlayStation 3. The first game they made was called Disruptor, for the PlayStation. So far, they have sold 32 million of their games and won lots of awards. Insomniac Games has won eight "best workplace" awards since 2005.

                                     

1. Company

Insomniac started in 1994, and is now based in Burbank, California. Its first game, a first-person shooter called Disruptor, was released on November 20, 1996 for the PlayStation. It was given very good reviews by critics, but did not sell many copies. After this game, they made the Spyro the Dragon for the PlayStation. This series was very successful, and Insomniac made the first three games in the series. After Insomniac lost the license to the Spyro series to Universal Interactive, they began working on a game called Girl with a Stick. The developers at Insomniac didnt like this game, so they decided to make the Ratchet & Clank series instead. The first game in the series, Ratchet & Clank, was released on November 4, 2002. It got very high reviews, and Insomniac have made six more Ratchet & Clank games since. Ratchet & Clank games have so far sold 25 million copies. In 2006, Insomniac released their first PlayStation 3 game, Resistance: Fall of Man, and released Resistance 2 in 2008. Resistance 3 was released in 2011.

                                     

2. People

  • Alex Hastings Chief Technology Officer
  • Ted Price President & CEO
  • Brian Hastings Chief Creative Officer
  • Chad Dezern North Carolina Studio Director
  • See also: Team members
                                     

3. Other developers

High Impact Games

High Impact Games is a game developer made by people who used to work at Insomniac. They made two Ratchet & Clank games for the PlayStation Portable, called Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters and Secret Agent Clank. They also made a PlayStation 2 version of Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters. They made a Jak and Daxter game, called Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. It is the first Jak and Daxter game not made by Naughty Dog, who are also close friends of Insomniac Games.