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News Official PlayStation Magazine Gets It On With Our Favourite Treasure Hunter, Reveals Plenty Of Uncharted 3 Information
If you haven't picked up a print magazine for a while, we recommend you do so this week
The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine UK has ton of new information on Naughty Dog's upcoming Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. Amongst the goods is confirmation that Uncharted 3 won't be the last outing for cheeky treasure hunter Nathan Drake, with...
News Naughty Dog Looking To Make Uncharted 3 The "Go-To Game" For Multiplayer On PlayStation 3
Despite early concerns, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves multiplayer was brilliant without impacting the quality of the game's single-player campaign
With the frame-work in place, Naughty Dog wants to improve on Uncharted 3's multiplayer component, making it the "go-to game" for online play on PS3. In an interview published by GamePro magazine,...
Feature Meet the PlayStation Move Heroes: Jak and Daxter
The lighter side of Naughty Dog
PlayStation Move Heroes is now upon us, and we've previously taken a look into the sneaky heroes that are Sly Cooper and Bentley, but now it’s time to head back into Sony’s past to take an inside look at another of PlayStations greatest series – Jak and Daxter. Come with us as well delve into the wacky world of...
News Naughty Dog's Stoked For The Uncharted Movie Even If You're Not
While fans have been quick to dig their claws into some of director David O Russell's comments about the inevitable Uncharted movie, Naughty Dog's Richard Lemarchand has said he has high hopes for the Hollywood adaptation
"Having worked for so long and so hard to create the world and characters of Uncharted, we're very excited about extending...
News Helen Mirren & Jason Statham Join The Cast Of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Sort Of!)
Following a behind-closed-doors presentation at GDC last week, Naughty Dog's revealed the main antagonist from Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
The Helen Mirren lookalike — named Katherine Marlowe — is the head of a secret society whose roots date back over four-hundred years to the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Naughty Dog's community manager Arne...
News Top PlayStation 3 Titles Join Sony's $30 'Greatest Hits' Label
Sony's expanded its growing collection of PS3 'Greatest Hits' by four, adding the likes of God Of War III, Heavy Rain, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Modnation Racers and UFC Undisputed 2010 to the catalogue's growing roster
Each of the games will be repackaged at an impressive $30, making them the perfect impulse purchases — even if you own two...
News Grab Triple Cash In Uncharted 2 This Pesident's Day Weekend
We've no idea what "President's Day Weekend" is (though we can probably have a good guess)
All the same, it means Naughty Dog's decided to triple the cash earned across Uncharted 2's various multiplayer game types. The additional multiplayer rewards will run right through until 10AM PST on Tuesday. Get shooting.
News Uncharted Movie Director Compares Drake Family To The Sopranos
Director David O
Russell's fanned more flames in the faces of Uncharted fanboys, comparing the movie's family dynamic to The Sopranos. In an interview with IGN, Russell explain that the movie would hone in on the tale of a "tough" criminal family. I think if we take that family dynamic that we have in The Fighter, and put that in terms...
News Naughty Dog Reiterates Its Stance As "A One Game Studio"
Naughty Dog are not working on the Uncharted game for Sony's new portable
They are however working on Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception for PlayStation 3. So what gives? Were a one game studio so it would be very challenging for us, Naughty Dog's community manager, Arne Meyer, told EGTV. I know a long time ago we had looked at trying to do that...
News Naughty Dog "Excited" About Uncharted On Next Generation Portable, Will Work With Sony Bend To Ensure It's A "Great Addition To The Franchise"
Naughty Dog's reassured fans that they are set to work hard with developers Sony Bend to ensure Uncharted NGP is a "great addition to the franchise"
Speaking at London's PlayStation Experience event, Naughty Dog revealed they are collaborating with Sony Bend to make sure the game lives up to the quality of the series. "We're not actually...
Feature Uncharted's Next Generation Portable Entry Looks Staggering
It probably got slightly overlooked in the carnage of this morning's Next Generation Portable announcement, but Sony announced a new Uncharted game this morning
The game's set to be a fresh spin-off of the Uncharted franchise (not a port) and is in development at Sony Bend. (Told you so.) We've been lead to believe that Naughty Dog are overlooking...
News CES 2011: There's About 2 Seconds Of Additional Gameplay Footage In This Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Trailer
.. It might only be two-seconds, but it's absolutely worth your time. The extended Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception trailer — which was shown in stereoscopic 3D during Sony's CES press conference — is largely the same as what we've already seen. But there's a twist. Hidden in the last few moments of the trailer is a smattering of additional...
News Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Still Looks Stupidly Pretty
Previews have been going up for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception all over the 'net
Pick your publication and go — though we think Destructoid's got a particularly strong write up. The preview's detail the full sequence demonstrated on Jimmy Fallon earlier in the week, plotting the way in which Drake's French chateau transforms into a burning abyss...
News Europe Confirmed For Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Looks like Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception will not settle for the Middle East as its sole location, as Sony's own portal for the game notes "a variety of spectacular locations around the world from Europe to the Middle East"
No idea how we missed that in the original PR. The derelict chateau featured in Jimmy Fallon's gameplay blow-out last night is...
News Jimmy Fallon Debuts The First Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Gameplay
For all his forced excitement, we don't entirely hate Jimmy Fallon
The guy clearly enjoys video games, and he's giving them a prime-time spot on his TV show. There's something neat about that. Still, it's hard to watch this debut Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception footage without wanting to wrangle the controller off him — dude can't seem to navigate...
News VGA 2010: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Launches November 1st, 2011
Next year's already looking to have one of the strongest video game lineups in a long time
Sometimes great franchises converge on a single year, and 2011 looks to be an example of that. But for every sequel, new IP and downloadable game released in 2011, game developers will be looking over their shoulder. It was telling at last night's VGA awards...
News Could Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Take The Franchise To Britain?
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is set in the desert
We know that. But Naughty Dog's never been the type of developer to set a game in one specific place. The Uncharted franchise is known for its globe-trotting (perhaps loved all the more for it), and in the game's debut teaser trailer, there certainly appears to be a number of hints that the UK is...
Talking Point Why PlayStation Move Needs Uncharted 3
Naughty Dog holds the controller's future
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is real, announced by Sony for a release in 2011, most likely around Christmas time. Playable in stereoscopic 3D, its duck-and-cover gunplay would be a perfect fit for PlayStation Move yet the announcement makes no mention of Move support. It's Got Form: Forget the huge number...
News Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Trailer Won't Utilise CG Footage
It's the video game on everyone's lips right now, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is set to get its first trailer during this weekend's VGA awards show, and trust GameTrailers pimp Geoff Keighley to drum up some more anticipation -- if that was possible
Asked if the trailer would be "in-engine", Keighley responded, "I think you'll be...
News One More Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Post Ain't Gonna Hurt, Is It?
Sony's released boxart for the just-announced Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
In fact, the game is already available for pre-order at some retailers. Seems a bit crazy pre-ordering a game this early, but we'll understand if you get swept up into the hype. It is Uncharted after all.</em>
News Uncharted Series Sells Nearly Eight Million Copies, Not Too Shabby
Anybody who's anybody loves the Uncharted franchise
The series is clearly having a pretty big impact on both Sony and Naughty Dog's bank-balance, with the two Uncharted titles released thus far racking up sales of nearly 8 million units worldwide. Those are some pretty big numbers for a relatively new IP. See publishers, new franchises can be...
News Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Supports "High Resolution Stereoscopic 3D"
If anyone can justify stereoscopic 3D technology, it's Naughty Dog
While that might not be a fair assessment on other developer's capabilities (MotorStorm: Apocalypse and Killzone 3 both look stunning in 3D), it's a thought that none-the-less crossed our mind after this afternoon's Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception announcement. Following the game's...
News UNCHARTED 3: DRAKE'S DECEPTION REVEALED, WORLD STOPS TURNING
Entertainment Weekly's just outed the third game in Naughty Dog's esteemed third-person action franchise, Uncharted
The latest title, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, will take protagonist Nathan Drake to the desert. The game will release in 2011. The setting, which was rumoured recently, will feature Nate's search for a lost city in the Arabian...
News Uncharted Movie Pitch Causes Our Blood To Boil
We're kinda in a strop with regards to Hollywood's adaptation of the Uncharted franchise
Why? Because it sounds like the worst thing to have ever existed. It's so bad, we don't even want to type about it. But we'll force ourselves to, hoping someone, somewhere reads our words and realises what a huge stinking pile of turd this movie is going to be...
Rumour Uncharted 3 Will Take Nathan Drake To The African Desert
The first Uncharted was all about creating believable characters in a next-generation world
With the cast already established, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' selling point was its snow effects. The gorgeous opening mission saw protagonist Drake climbing around amidst a minor blizzard. With Uncharted 3 hotly tipped to make an appearance at next month's...
News Rumour (Oh, It's So Obvious It's Not A Rumour): Uncharted 3 Set For Debut Next Month At The VGAs
Hold onto your hats folks, it's looking more and more certain that Uncharted 3 will finally be revealed to the world next month
Remember that post-VGA PlayStation exclusive announcement teased by Sony? Kotaku reckons it'll be a blow-out of Uncharted 3 which will be trailered during the VGAs. In fact, Kotaku's so certain they've cited their good ol'...
News Sony To Make Post-VGA Announcement, Lining Up New PlayStation 3 Exclusive
While all the other big publishers fight over their "big reveal" spot on Spike TV's VGA event, Sony's decided to save their big announcement until the day after
The platform holder's teasing something so big for its December 12th reveal that it requires an event all of its own. We'd put money on a certain Nathan Drake being in attendance. Get hype.
News There Will Definitely Be A New Uncharted (Novel) Next Year
Cheeky headline, right? Sorry, we couldn't resist
Del Rey Books has announced they will release Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth next year, a book based entirely on a brand new Nathan Drake adventure. The novel's been penned by Christopher Golden, who's done a bunch of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer stuff in the past. We're yet to get into this...
News Middle Eastern Media Firm Mentions The "Third Installment Of Uncharted"
Rumblings of Uncharted 3 are already starting to fizzle through to main-stream media
A middle-Eastern firm has been quoted as saying the third installment in the Uncharted series. Not much to go on but... UNCHARTED 3, hype frenzy! Seriously, Ghassan Ayoubi, executive director of Rubicon Holding, dropped the quote in regards to an initiative...
News Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Offering 5x XP Today, Exclusive Drake Skin
If you're planning on playing any video game today, perhaps you should consider celebrating Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' birthday
Through 12:01AM PDT and 11:59PM PDT Naughty Dog will be switching on 5 x XP, aswell as special perks and offering the chance to play with the game's developers. There'll also be a "celebration" Drake skin up for...
News Nathan Fillion Wants The Role Of Nathan Drake In The Uncharted Movie
Last week we reported that the Uncharted movie was back on
This week, actor Nathan Fillion has registered his interest in playing the role of Nathan Drake. Seeing as he's most fan's top choice for the role, we can't see him having too many issues getting a script reading at least. Still, Fillion would dig your help. He told his army of followers on...
News Now The Uncharted Movie Has A Director Again...
And just like that the big-screen adaptation of Naughty Dog's smash-hit franchise is back on
David O. Russell - who had walked away from the project - has apparently signed back up with Columbia Pictures to write and direct a live-action adaptation of Nathan Drake's exploits. That's according to the Hollywood Reporter anyway. Russell is best known...
News Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Gets A Game Of The Year Edition This October 12th
Still not played Uncharted 2: Among Thieves? What are you - insane? You've just been busy? Ok, we'll let you off the hook because now's your chance
Sony's just announced a game of the year edition for the massive Naughty Dog developed title. The package is set to release on October 12th for a discounted price of $49.99. The pack will include the...
News Naughty Dog's Next Game Probably Won't Support The PlayStation Move
Here's the good news -- Naughty Dog's next game is way into development and is pretty "far along"
The bad news? It probably won't support the PlayStation Move. That's according to Naughty Dog's co-president Christophe Balestra anyway. When queried about Move support by GameInformer, the studio gaffer responded: Maybe in the future. Right now,...
News Naughty Dog's Next Title Too Far Gone to Feature Move Support
Maybe next time
Whatever Naughty Dog is working on, whether Uncharted 3 or something completely different, it's already too far into development for PlayStation Move controls to make an appearance. Naughty Dog joint president Christophe Balestra said in an interview with GameInformer: Maybe in the future. Right now, it's kind of difficult because...
News Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Multiplayer Skins & Dynamic Theme Hitting Next Week
Sony's announced some new DLC for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves set to drop next week
The sidekick skins pack adds eight new skins to the game's multiplayer, include new costumes for Sully, Chloe and Elena (among others). The pack will retail for $2.99 / £2.39. In addition to the new skins, there's an excellent new dynamic theme being released for...
News Naughty Dog: We'll Only Use Motion Control & 3D If It "Fits"
Naughty Dog's community strategist, Arne Meyer, has told PSUniversity that the studio will only utilise motion control and 3D if it "fits into the story" of their future projects
3D is an interesting technology, especially given how well its been recently implemented in the cinema and all the support its getting in the industry, he said...
News Uncharted Movie On Hold As Discussions With Director Break Down
The last time we posted about the long over-due Uncharted movie was back in May, when we reported that I Heart Huckabees director David O
Russell</a> was in-line to take the helm of Nate's big-screen debut. However, according to the LA Times, talks between Russell and the Sony-owned Columbia Pictures have broken down. The report notes that...
News Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Update 1.09 Goes Live
Naughty Dog's been rolling out the latest multiplayer patch for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves today
Update 1.09 resolves a number of issues with the game's multiplayer - including the super-human throws in the "Plunder" game mode. In addition, the patch also makes some tweaks to the game's backend, allowing Naughty Dog to easily alter the...
News Naughty Dog Staffing Up For Uncharted 3?
Eagle-eyed bloggers over at GamerZines have spotted a job listing on Naughty Dog's website
The posting from the Uncharted 2 developers appeals for a game designer to help build "fun third-person action gameplay and levels". Third person action? Uncharted 3? You bet. The listing adds that the candidate will be responsible for "for the...
News Sucker Punch: Naughty Dog's Feedback Invaluable
Sony's first-party is the best in the world
We really don't care about subjection and opinion — it's fact. Nobody can touch those guys, they are incredible. As such, it's always refreshing to see how the internal teams help each other — be it with elements of their engine, programming for the PlayStation 3, or simply giving feedback on each...
News Want Cash? It's Double All This Weekend In Uncharted 2!
It's a shame video games don't pass-on your spoils
Imagine if you were playing Borderlands, and everytime you picked up amazing piece of loot it came shooting out of the front of your console. Same for Uncharted 2. There'd be treasure everywhere. Amazing. We really wish that was the case this weekend, as Naughty Dog's opened up double-cash for the...
News Overheard At E3 2010: "Uncharted 3 Looks Amazing"
According to a report on PS3Hype
nl</a>, recognised Dutch reporter, Jan Meijroos, dropped a Tweet this week regarding something he'd overheard on the E3 show-floor. Apparently some Sony developers were talking about how "amazing" Uncharted 3 looks, presumably at its early stage of development. We expect nothing less from the...
Feature Competition: Win The Soundtracks From God Of War III & Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Two of the most defining soundtracks of the past twelve months have come from Playstation exclusives God Of War III and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Now, courtesy of Sumthing Else Music Works and Sumthing Digital, we've got both soundtracks in their entirety to give-away on compact disc. That's right, CDs, remember those? [This competition's open to...
News Hang On, Naughty Dog Are Working On A PSP Game?
Betcha didn't expect this on your Monday morning, did you? The LinkedIn profile of one Naughty Dog employee suggests that, hey, Naughty Dog were working on one
Ben Weston - currently a programmer at Rebellion in the UK - notes that during his time at Naughty Dog he worked on an "Action Game" for the PSP alongside Uncharted: Drake's...
News Dude In Talks For Uncharted Movie Directing Duties
I Heart Huckabees' David O
Russell (nope, we've not heard of him either) is supposedly in early talks regarding the oft-rumoured big screen adaptation of the Uncharted franchise. That's according to the L.A. Times, who rumour he's not the only director in the running. Seems like this things really going to happen. Nathan Drake's going to be a movie...
News Play With PushSquare: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (24th April 2010)
Sammy's committed his evening to playing Uncharted 2: Among Thieves with you lot
The general PushSquare dogs-body will be checking out the game's new DLC from around 20:30GMT (what time is this for me?) this evening. If you want to get a PushSquare party going, hit him up on PSN account "get2sammyb" (please put something like...
News Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Celebrates Siege Expansion Launch With Double Cash Weekend
Yay, there's a double cash weekend going down on Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' multiplayer
Why you may ask? Because the Siege expansion pack is due on the Playstation Store today. Alongside title update 1.07 - which fixed a whole host of bugs and glitches - the Siege expansion DLC (available on the Playstation Store today with change from £5 / $6)...
News Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Gets Deservedly Lavish Art-Book
Some video game art books leave a lot to be desired, but this premium 272-page illustration-laden manuscript is exactly the reason why Naughty Dog are so special
Realising that Uncharted 2: Among Thieves deserves to be more than a flimsy glossy pamphlet, Naughty Dog's teamed up with Ballistic Publishing to release this high-quality publication...
Feature Does A Game Need To Be Multiplatform To Define A Genre? - "Twiggy" The Push Square Opinionator
Some interesting comments came out of Castlevania producer David Cox's pie-hole this week
The dev spoke candidly to PSM3 magazine about Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2 and its baring on the industry. In that interview Cox dropped a bomb of a quote, declaring that Uncharted 2 couldn't set a genre benchmark because it was a single-platform release. It left...