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Qwark said:
Insomniac does not want to be bought and especially not by Sony. Because they surely have tried in the past.

You are right. They did try to get them in the PS1 days but Insomniacs declined the offer. They want to stay independent



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BraLoD said:
Insomniac + From Software + Bluepoint + Quantic Dream.
Dem games

A man can dream 



twintail said:
If Insomniac gets bought it will definitely be Sony who does it.
But Insomniac has no desire to be bought so it won't happen.

How would you know any of that?



Rayban99 said:
twintail said:
If Insomniac gets bought it will definitely be Sony who does it.
But Insomniac has no desire to be bought so it won't happen.

How would you know any of that?

You think Insomniac has any interest in losing access to Ratchet (their bread and butter IP even when everything else doesn't so as well) or Spiderman (which is basically theirs as Marvel has given Sony future rights for the game and Sony chose Insomniac).

 

The easy answer is no, they wouldn't want to. 



LordLichtenstein said:
Why acquire a studio that already is making exclusive content for your platform? What Sony needs to do is to make sure Insomniac are happy and funded for Ratchet and Clank 2 and Spider-Man 2.

So they don't leave and make games for others? Fuse and Sunset Overdrive exist. 



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Im not entirely sure why Sony hasn't bought both Insomniac and Quantic Dreams, I asume it is because they don't want to sell, id be surprised if Sony hasnt tried.



Gigantic waste of money. The dev already makes exclusive content for their platform and has a sizable team, so a buyout would be expensive with not a huge amount to gain. Insomniac also have never produced a breakout hit. They've released their share of well liked, but commerically unsuccessful titles and a mix of titles with reasonable, but not exceptional sales. Sony would do far better to fund a team like Bluepoint to make a full AAA title. Key players at Insomniac likely also want their freedom, so a buyout could see senior staff departing, and along with it the soul of the company.



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I think if these studios were wanting to be bought into Sony First party I would like to see Insomniac, Quantic Dreams and Supermassive Games.



No they shouldn't. After what they did to Studio Liverpool, Evolution, Incognito, and Guerrilla Cambridge, Insomniac would be far better off staying independent.




BraLoD said:
Insomniac + From Software + Bluepoint + Quantic Dream.
Dem games

From Software already belongs to another company.

 

sabby_e17 said:
No they shouldn't. After what they did to Studio Liverpool, Evolution, Incognito, and Guerrilla Cambridge, Insomniac would be far better off staying independent.

This is a poor post. Those companies were struggling to make money. Insomniac, with Ratchet, doesn't. With Spiderman, they won't