Conclusion: The bottom line with the PS2 version of Secret Agent Clank is: buy the PSP version if you own the hardware. It offers more bang for your buck simply because of the portability and lack of loading issues.
Excerpt: Date: 6/26/2008 By Kevin "Berserker" Hall Player(s): 1 Memory: 160KB Ratchet and Clank's first outing on the PSP played much like they're other games, only the overall game was shrunk down to fit the PSP (as the title suggested).
Excerpt: The Ratchet and Clank series of games have been a solid franchise for Sony and all of its consoles. Most of the games have been released on the PS2. As Sony has evolved into the next-gen arena the series has seen a release on the PS3. Of course the PSP has also seen some Ratchet and Clank love too.
Excerpt: Clank has always been considered the most likable character in the Ratchet and Clank series, outdoing Ratchet whenever he had the chance. He's funnier, cuter and generally a better character, but has until now been relegated to bit parts in the series.
Excerpt: To put it very simply, whether or not you like Secret Agent Clank is going to depend on how much time you're willing to put into mastering the PSP. There's really no such thing as a bad Ratchet & Clank game; the worst thing you can say about something like, say, Deadlocked is that it didn't have the...
Excerpt: Not your usual Ratchet & Clank game, and although an interesting departure from the 'insane action' formula, it can quickly become an exercise in frustration. It's a good game, but one that will require patience to master.
Pros: Some good looking graphics and interesting environments to challenge and puzzle your way through.
Cons: Camera angles and controls make this game harder than it should be. The accelerated difficulty level and infrequent save points can make it frustrating.
Summary: Parents need to know that this game has content similar to other games in the Ratchet & Clank franchise. There's plenty of family-friendly humor, no coarse language, and the violence is tame and cartoonish relative to most games in which fighting occurs.