Saturday26th May 2018
Plus an Uncharted: Golden Abyss PS4 remaster
Game Informer's month of coverage on Days Gone is drawing to a close with one last video interview, in which a trio of Sony Bend devs answer reader-submitted questions. It's definitely worth a watch for anyone wondering about framerate, cut-scenes, and other small details about the open world title...
Friday20th Nov 2015
Uncharted: Golden Abyss, the not-bad black sheep in the exclusive series, could yet come to the PlayStation 4. In an interview with Australian website Finder.com, community strategist Arne Meyer explained that a port of the Vita launch title is "not out of the question" – but ultimately it's not up to Naughty Dog whether it happens...
Monday28th Sep 2015
Not quite a full collection
Uncharted: Golden Abyss wasn't included in Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection because it fell too far outside of the trilogy's story arc, Naughty Dog has revealed. "It was definitely under consideration, because we were trying to see how we could collect all of the Uncharted games," community strategist Arne Meyer...
Sunday27th Oct 2013
Brave new world
Uncharted: Golden Abyss developer Sony Bend could be working on an action title for the PlayStation 4, if a leaked resume is to be believed. The eagle-eyed folks over at NeoGAF uncovered the Linked In profile of Rick Stalder, a senior user interface artist who’s working on an unannounced title for the impending system out of the...
Saturday24th Nov 2012
Black Friday may be little more than a ruinous memory at this point, but that’s not stopping a fresh batch of discounts from flooding the North American PlayStation Store. Announced on the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast, Sony has revealed that a total of ten games will see their prices slashed as part of next week’s...
Thursday15th Nov 2012
Sony Bend, the North American first-party studio responsible for the Syphon Filter franchise and the recent Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is staffing up for a new blockbuster PlayStation Vita title. A job listing for a Senior Staff Technical Animator on Gamasutra notes that the developer is currently looking for “top artistic talent to help...
Tuesday13th Nov 2012
Service launches next week
Frequent participants in the PlayStation Plus predictions post might want to pull up a pew – because the first Instant Game Collection update for PlayStation Vita beggars belief. Premium subscribers in Europe will be able to download free copies of both Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Gravity Rush when the service expands to...
Sunday11th Nov 2012
For as interesting as Nathan Drake is, the protagonist has always relied on strong female characters to properly etch out his personality. According to a recent post-mortem with Gamasutra, that’s one area where Uncharted: Golden Abyss developer Sony Bend struggled. The game’s writer and director John Garvin has revealed that female...
Friday26th Oct 2012
Uncharted: Golden Abyss was the best handheld game of 2012, according to the Golden Joystick Awards. The swish event – which took place in London this afternoon – honoured Sony Bend’s excellent PlayStation Vita adventure ahead of Super Mario 3D Land and Kid Icarus: Uprising. We reckon the Nintendo Life guys might
Monday21st May 2012
A kind of price drop
While the industry screams for a PlayStation Vita price drop, it looks like Sony's considering a different way to stimulate sales of the troubled handheld. The platform holder announced a new batch of European Vita bundles over the weekend. For the standard sum of €249 you’ll be able to grab a Wi-Fi Vita with a 4GB memory...
Saturday12th May 2012
Sony Bend has released a stealth patch for Vita launch title Uncharted: Golden Abyss, solving the title’s bizarre connection issues. Those that download and install the update will be able to continue Drake’s quest without disconnecting from the Internet. Other tweaks include some changes to the baffling Black Market trade system and...
Tuesday24th Apr 2012
Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series has officially entered the pantheon of great PlayStation sellers, with Sony announcing this evening that the franchise has surpassed 17 million sales globally since its debut in 2007. The numbers account for the PS3 trilogy and Sony Bend’s recently released Vita spin-off. To celebrate the news,...
Wednesday7th Mar 2012
A few months back, Uncharted: Golden Abyss developer Sony Bend hinted that there was multiplayer DLC in the works for the PS Vita launch title. It looks like that DLC could come in the form of a card game, if a screenshot posted by a NeoGAF user is to be believed. The user in question claims that his system froze moments after capturing...
Monday27th Feb 2012
Minor spoilers within
Uncharted: Golden Abyss sets a new precedent for the amount of hidden collectibles in an Uncharted game, but this Easter egg discovered by NeoGAF user, Revolutionary, is the best of the bunch. Apparently it occurs when the game is set to “Crushing” difficulty. Enjoy.
Monday20th Feb 2012
The PlayStation Vita is far and away the most powerful handheld device ever designed. It’s that power which sets it apart from its competitors, serving up PlayStation 3 level graphics as opposed to the capped visuals we’ve come to expect from handheld devices over the years. In this latest episode of Inside PS Vita,...
Saturday18th Feb 2012
Chariots of fire
Nathan Drake does a lot of running in the Uncharted games, and we suppose that’s what this Golden Abyss commercial is getting at. It shows a trendy youngster running from a boring, bog-standard housing estate into a tropical jungle and happening upon a strange labyrinth. Sounds very Uncharted doesn’t it? We just wished our late...
Tuesday14th Feb 2012
Players of the Uncharted games will be familiar with the franchise’s penchant for collectible goodies, but upcoming PS Vita launch title, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, takes things to the next level. The game is stashed with over 300 collectible items called Bounties. These are dropped by enemies throughout the game, though some of which are...
Monday13th Feb 2012
Drake in your pocket
Up until now, our excitement for Uncharted: Golden Abyss has revolved around new hardware. Amidst the hype of OLED screens, rear touch panels and PS3-like graphics, we’d forgotten that there was an actual Uncharted game clamouring for our attention. But this trailer sends that message home. The game’s out on 22nd February...
Wednesday8th Feb 2012
Here’s a juicy little tid-bit for those of you that can’t wait until 22nd February (or 15th February if you’re a First Edition Bundle pre-order holder): a bunch of PlayStation Vita titles can now be purchased from the North American PlayStation Store. You’ll need to search for the titles to find them, but it’s not like they’re...
Friday3rd Feb 2012
Love at first sight
If you haven’t yet sampled a PlayStation Vita with your own eyes: boy, are you in for an incredible weekend. US retailer GameStop’s just announced that it now has demo systems setup at over 3,300 of its stores. You can find your nearest participating retailer through here. Each demo unit will come equipped with a number of...
Saturday17th Sep 2011
Keeping media physical
Sony has some all-new PS Vita cases and cartridges on display at Tokyo Game Show this week, giving us a closer look at the plastic shells that will be adorning our shelves. Sony is going with blue semi-transparent plastic for the case, much like those found on your everyday Blu-Ray movie. The cartridges themselves are small,...
Sunday17th Jul 2011
A match made in heaven?
Naughty Dog’s Game Director Justin Richmond was asked during an interview about Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception what he thought of Nintendo's latest console, the Wii U. Richmond says he does find the integration between a console and touch-enabled tablet intriguing, but notes Sony will be able to replicate a similar...
Wednesday22nd Jun 2011
The Uncharted series has cemented itself as one of the most successful new franchises for Sony, known for its epic storyline, quality voice acting and lovable characters. But forget all that. You play them for the action, right? Well Sony certainly hopes so, because in their latest trailer for Uncharted: Golden Abyss, there isn't a speck...
Friday3rd Jun 2011
Thursday2nd Jun 2011
And a video!
Sony released a lot of details surrounding its portable Uncharted game today, including its official name, unique control schemes and some fresh in-game screenshots. Now known as Uncharted: Golden Abyss, this latest installment in the franchise retains the same heavy focus on platforming and gunplay while adding new gameplay elements...
Tuesday26th Apr 2011
Not a bad line-up
More sources have apparently leaked Sony’s first-party line up for the PlayStation NGP, with four first-party titles set for the system’s holiday launch. The four first-party titles are: UnchartedSmart AsWipEout 2048ModNation Racers. Resistance is supposedly launching in early 2012. The source also claims that the previous...
What will you see?
The NGP will feature two cameras, one front-facing and one in the back, and it appears that the Uncharted and Resistance titles coming to the NGP will make use of at least one of the system’s cameras in one way or another. According to sources “close to Sony”, Resistance NGP will allow players to use the camera to pick up...
Saturday29th Jan 2011
When we first saw the trailer of upcoming of NGP games, we caught a brief glimpse of Uncharted in action on the Next Generation Portable. Still, we haven’t had a clear notion of what the game will look like up close. Thankfully a single screenshot of the game now lets us see the beautiful game in action. Did we ever think a...
Thursday27th Jan 2011
Get your guns
Here is the latest video of the PlayStation NGP’s line-up of games. The PSP2, codenamed NGP, stands for Next Generation Portable, and the graphical power of these trailers really live up to that name. Games showcased are Uncharted, Killzone and Resistance, among others.