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In a recent interview Nolan North talked extensively about performing as Nathan Drake in the critically and financially successful Uncharted series, as well as not being any good at video games but his kids showing quite the skill as gamers.
Some analyst and industry experts have been arguing over the viability of the console manufacturers continuing to push for handheld consoles in a market dominated by mobile phones. Well, the chairman of UKIE believes that Nintendo and Sony should abandon the handheld market altogether and focus on porting their content over to mobile phones instead.
Hideo Kojima confirms he's leading up the team for Metal Gear Solid 5. We have a review and interview for Uncharted 3 and PETA takes aim at Mario for promoting raccoon skinning. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
If you were itching for more info from the first part of the Greg Edmonson interview, the composer of Uncharted 3, then you can catch the rest of the detailed interview right here. Find out about Greg’s thoughts on the Uncharted movie, as well as influences from Firefly and how Nathan Fillion's Mal Reynolds and Nathan Drake share a vital commonality in their character development.
Sony has announced that the venerable and highly lauded action-adventure game, Uncharted 3, has sold (and not shipped) a very, very impressive 3.8 million copies within a single day of being available on the market.
Crytek announces a console remake for their famous high-end shooter, Crysis. Cryptic revealed that Star Trek Online is going free-to-play and Rockstar unveils the release window for Max Payne 3. These stories and more in this edition of the weekly recap.
Sledgehammer Games alludes to lack of world-class for the Uncharted franchise, Microsoft confirms the Halo Reclaimer Trilogy and Blizzard gets defensive over the World of Warcraft Pandaria rumors. These stories and more in this ediiton of the Weekly Recap.
In a developer insight video Sledgehammer Games, one of the three studios who worked on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, stated that they were working on a third-person version of CoD and that it would be like the Uncharted series, except it would part of a world class franchise.
There's very little hope that the Uncharted movie won't suck and there's even less hope with Wahlberg being in the lead role, and here's a few reasons why.
In the last ten years, it's clear that plenty of risks were taken by game companies. We saw the rise of many great new franchises that have altered the industry's landscape permanently.
Who owns a PS3 and will finally be picking up Uncharted with extra added Trophy sparkletasticness just as soon as he finishes Metal Gear Solid 4? That’s right, this guy. The game has a total of 48 Trophies for collectors to go back and nab. 47 are just the old “Medals” and one new Platinum Trophy for getting the original achievements.
Sony’s Home, which is set to be released one of these days, is just going to be another place where you can make a digital version of yourself and walk around a big chat room masquerading as a game. However, for those who are still interested in it, some third party publishers have come up with a reason to be excited for Home.
Indiana Jones is ripe for the picking when it comes to a video game adaptation. The story has everything you could want in a game, and what we want more than anything is an experience that takes the design of Uncharted and makes it even better with authentic whip crackin’ Indy action. Just as exciting is giving the Indiana Jones franchise the Lego treatment. After all it worked brilliantly for Star Wars.
We could focus only on the top games of 2007, but with a year of great story and even better characters there’s no way we could pass up the chance to tell everyone about the video game characters we loved. So, the Blend Games team got together to argue about the viability of Alyx’ assets as a tool in storytelling. It turns out we’re a tad misogynistic – at least I am.
Today I promise not to talk at all about Lara Croft or Indiana Jones as so many are tempted to do when talking about this game. Instead of playing as a quick witted professor, or a busty British lady you play as Nathan Drake. Nate is the supposed descendant of famous explorer and pirate (or explorer depending on how you look at history) as he goes in search of El Dorado. History 101 teaches us that El Dorado was the lost city of gold in South America,