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Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One

Oddworld composer creating music for latest Ratchet and Clank title.

Los Angeles, California – March 29, 2011 – Insomniac Games is pleased to announce that composer Michael Bross

will be responsible for crafting the soundtrack to the highly-anticipated title Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One. Over

four hours of original music will be featured in Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One, with Michael Bross bringing a fresh

perspective to the series while respecting the direction the franchise has taken with past titles.

Developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One will

for the first time allow players to experience the Ratchet and Clank universe with up to three friends at once,

teaming up as Ratchet, Clank, Qwark and Dr. Nefarious. The series’ signature humor and cinematic style will be

intact as players join forces to escape from and investigate a mysterious machine called the Creature Collector.

Regarding Michael Bross’s involvement with Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One’s soundtrack, Insomniac audio lead Jamie

McMenamy notes, “The deeper we get into the development of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, the more evident it

becomes that Michael was the perfect choice as the composer for our project. His music is epic and innovative,

providing the cutting edge sound and cinematic quality we desired for the game. We are truly excited to have him

on board.”

As a huge fan of the Rachet and Clank series for a number of years, Bross has been eager to create a unique

soundtrack that lives up to fans’ expectations. “I'm incredibly excited to be working with the Insomniac team on

such a fantastic franchise,” comments Bross. “It's truly an honor to work on the project.”

Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One will be released exclusively on the PlayStation 3 in Fall 2011.

For more information, please visit the official Ratchet and Clank website:

About Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games is an independent videogames developer that has released award-winning hits exclusively for

PlayStation consoles for 16-plus years. The studio has created world-famous game franchises such as Spyro the

Dragon, Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, resulting in more than 35 million games sold globally. Insomniac is also

known for its collaborative workplace culture, having earned 11 local, regional and national “best places to work”

honors since 2004. In January 2009, Insomniac opened a Durham, N.C. studio.

Additional information can be found on both Insomniac studio locations at

About Michael Bross

Michael Bross is an award-winning composer. He has created the soundtracks for the visually stunning video

games Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath (Electronic Arts, 2005) and Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee (Microsoft, 2001) with

over 5 hours composed for Stranger's Wrath alone. Oddworld's games have sold 5 million copies worldwide.

His discography includes solo artist and soundtrack releases with a history of distribution by Canada's largest indie

record label, Nettwerk (Barenaked Ladies, Sarah MacLachlan, Delerium). Bross’s work has garnered several awards

including the NY Festivals Gold World Medal in 2004 for “Best Soundtrack.” Early in his career, he crafted the

scores for Black Dahlia (1998) starring Dennis Hopper, and Ripper (1996) starring Christopher Walken.

Currently, he's composing music for Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One (Insomniac Games) as well as Firefall (Red 5


Additional information can be found on his official website:


Media contact:

Jayson Napolitano, vgmPR

(858) 634-0646


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