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  • News Naughty Dog: Uncharted: Golden Abyss PS4 Not Out of the Question

    Buried treasure

    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, 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...

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  • Rumour Is Sony Bend's Next Title Venturing onto PS4?

    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

  • News PlayStation Vita Games Get Discounted on PSN Next Week

    Glad tidings

    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

  • News Sony Bend Recruiting for Blockbuster Vita Game

    New blood

    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...

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  • News Sony Bringing New PlayStation Vita Bundles to Europe

    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

  • News Uncharted: Golden Abyss Patch Conquers Connection Woes

    Party chat

    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

  • News Uncharted Series Surpasses 17 Million Sales

    Priceless treasure

    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

  • Rumour Golden Abyss Card Game DLC in the Works

    Top trumps

    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

  • News Uncharted: Golden Abyss Blooper is the Best

    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

  • News Developers Discuss PS Vita's Power and Performance

    Uncharted territory

    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

  • News Uncharted Auditions for the Olympics in New Ad

    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

  • News Become a Black Market Trader in Uncharted: Golden Abyss


    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

  • News Uncharted: Golden Abyss Launch Trailer Climbs Online

    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

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  • News Playable PS Vita Demo Units Drop into GameStop

    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

  • News Sony Exhibits PS Vita Game Cartridge and Case

    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

  • News Naughty Dog: Vita & PS3 Can Deliver Wii U Experience

    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

  • News Sony's New Uncharted: Golden Abyss Trailer is Short

    But sweet

    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

  • News NGP Gameplay Video Round-up

    Uncharted, Sound Shapes and WipEout

    Sony updated the PS Blog with tons of content yesterday, detailing the online gaming features of WipEout 2048, releasing a bunch of screenshots for Uncharted: Golden Abyss and debuting the new game

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Tuesday26th Apr 2011

  • Rumour Uncharted, WipEout and ModNation Ready for Launch

    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...

  • News NGP Camera Utilised in Resistance and Uncharted

    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

  • News First Screenshot of Uncharted on the NGP (PSP2) Handheld

    Drake's reception

    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