Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
D: Naughty Dog
Release: Fall 2009
Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: Playstation 3
Preview date: February 15, 2009
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Uncharted is undoubtedly one of my favourite Playstation 3 games of all time, scoring a stellar score of 9.4, undeniably outstanding for a launch title when compared to others such as Resistance: Fall of Man and Heavenly Sword. Instead of taking the obvious choice of extending their already massively popular Jak & Daxter series, they decided to invest themselves into a completely new series, Uncharted, an action adventure game that completely dwarfed Eidos’ existing Tomb Raider series. There was no hint that Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune would ever get a sequel, but the announcement came out of the blue, accompanied by a cryptic trailer to follow.
The first most notable point to make about the newest
The first Uncharted could be played in many ways, you could either run and gun, or instead take a tactical approach to every encounter, but of course it would depend on what difficulty setting you had the game on. This time around Naughty Dog have announced some new features within the gameplay:
. New weapons will feature in the game, with the return of ones used in the previous title too.
. Enemy AI will be “significantly better”, enemies will be quicker, smarter and stronger.
. A entirely new “Stealth” mode will be added to the game, enemies will have to actual have eye sight of Drake before opening fire.
. No online has been announced, but you will be accompanied by an AI partner, Chloe, noticeably smarter than Elena from the original Uncharted.
A point I mentioned as that the game hasn’t had an
If Uncharted is anything like its predecessor then it is sure to be a big hit, if not surpassing the original. Among Thieves is sure to be a treasury title, and hopefully it won’t be the end for Nathan Drake’s adventures.