Some would possibly keep in mind the animated Ratchet & Clank movie from 2016. It didn’t precisely mild the world on hearth, but it surely was undoubtedly a factor that occurred. If you’d like extra of that, the identical animation studio behind the film, Mainframe Studios, created a brand new Ratchet & Clank quick movie. The catch? It’s obtainable solely on Canada’s Crave TV streaming service and apparently not a ton of individuals knew it even existed.
As VG24/7 factors out, Ratchet & Clank: Lifetime of Pie is a 23-minute quick movie that, based on its credit, was created in 2019 and options the voice forged from the video games. Regardless of being formally licensed, it seemingly launched with none prior promotion or fanfare. Apparently, Reddit customers occurred upon the movie, with a number of commenters pondering the way it may have gone unnoticed for this lengthy. As beforehand said, Crave appears to be the one official dwelling for Lifetime of Pie, however the movie has additionally been uploaded to YouTube in its entirety, so there you go, curious followers. As for what you’re stepping into, right here’s the official synopsis under.
“Whereas on an inter-galactic pizza run, Ratchet and Clank uncover that the diabolical Dr. Nefarious has developed an interdimensional portal gadget that will permit him to rule all the multiverse! The intrepid duo springs into motion, liberating the “Portalizer” from Dr. Nefarious after which racing off to securely lock it away in a weapons museum. However alongside the best way, they run into bumbling Captain Qwark, who makes use of the weapon to by chance unleash a sentient-pizza-topping mob upon the residents of Galactic Metropolis. It is as much as Ratchet and Clank to battle the savory horde and maintain the Portalizer out of Dr. Nefarious’ evil arms earlier than he makes use of it to destroy the galaxy!”
For those who’re questioning how Lifetime of Pie suits into the grander Ratchet & Clank mythos, IGN posted a press release from PlayStation stating the movie is neither canon nor associated to Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Nonetheless, if you happen to don’t need to wait till June to get your R&C repair, Lifetime of Pie may act as a enjoyable appetizer till then.