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Initial post: Nov 10, 2012 8:37:02 AM PST
I'm probably picking up another HD collection from Gamestop's sale today. Questions is: which ones are the better games, Jak and Daxter, or Ratchet and Clank?

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:37:59 AM PST
uncledonnie3 says:
Ratchet and Clank without a doubt. The Jak games suck.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:38:54 AM PST
Ratchet and Clank FTW

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:39:08 AM PST
Ok, haven't played Ratchet and Clank.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:39:30 AM PST
Aku says:
Tough question. Ratchet and Clank are probably the better overall games. Jak and Daxter had two EXCELLENT games then the underwhelming 3, though.

I'd go with Ratchet and Clank, there's more to do.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:40:11 AM PST
elect Tron says:
Can't say much regarding Jak and Daxter since I've never played them, but Ratchet and Clank is awesome.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:41:02 AM PST
WeScYdE says:
R&C especially those in the collection is easily the best choice

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:44:39 AM PST
uncledonnie3 says:
The first R&C game is more of a pure platformer while the games after that are more third person shooters with platforming elements. You may be turned off by the first game but they get a lot better.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:49:34 AM PST
I don't think you can go wrong with either, but R&C are more consistently high quality. The latter Jak games can get a little frustrating. I still think The Precursor Legacy is the best, whereas the R&C games get better & better with each new game out of the 3 PS2 games.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:50:58 AM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
The first Ratchet and Clank is kind of a drag, definately didn't age very well from a gameplay/controls standpoint.

But that could have just been because I got used to the PS3 games first.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 10:21:03 AM PST
Ratchet and Clank fo' sho. Part 3 is pretty amazing, but all three are good (part one may not have aged as well, but it really sets up the "buddy movie" think that R&C have going on). Also, some of the humor may feel like...well, 90s humor. It leads to some groan moments, but it's part of the charm.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 10:22:32 AM PST
Technosapien says:
R&C is the far better series, IMO.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 10:27:40 AM PST
saskamazon says:
both are quite worthy of purchase, but with R & C FFA later this month, maybe go with that - get into the R & C spirit ...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 10, 2012 10:42:05 AM PST
elect Tron says:
I'm working my way through the first game, and now that I've gotten used to the controls, I'm really starting to enjoy it. It reminds me of a 90s Pixar movie, which is a good thing. This is my first R&C game.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 10, 2012 10:48:43 AM PST
You'll find that a lot of the things that are now common in third person games (like strafing) come into play in later games. You actually do get an item in part one that lets you strafe as well, no spoilers though :)

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 10:51:46 AM PST
Damn, no such luck. I printed out the coupon I got in my email and Gamestop wouldn't take it. Saying it was already used.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 10:54:06 AM PST
still never got my coupon .. . .....
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