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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, first details revealed

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There’s a warm place in every Playstation 3 owner’s heart for Uncharted; and Nathan Drake – so I’m sure you’ll have mixed emotions while watching the teaser trailer below. Obviously you’re excited to get a glimpse at Drake’s next adventure, but it certainly looks like ND has seen better – and warmer – days.

The January issue of Gameinformer has some very nice Uncharted 2: Among Thieves cover art, and have dropped a few details about the game.

Apparently Drake’s adventure will revolve around “the 13th century explorer Marco Polo and his voyages”, with Nathan gaining free climb and stealth abilities. 

As the trailer hints, more details will be revealed December 14, so it looks like the hype machine is starting to fire up.  

 

Via Joystiq

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Playing on Playstation 3

Red Dead Revolver - I paid about $1000 for my launch model PS3, so I guess it's time I get some use out of that emotion chip crammed inside. I remember Red Dead Revolver looking rather good when it was released, and despite the low resolution and odd blurring (that I attribute to playing on a HD set) the game holds up well. It looks good despite these graphical limitations because the art direction is so precise and awesome. And it isn't just the art direction, the music, dialogue and set design (for some reason, set seems a more fitting word than level) all work in tandem to recreate an iconic Wild West atmosphere. Red Dead Revolver doesn’t aim to recreate life in the Wild West, it allows our imagination to take over and populates the locale with legendary men and their legendary stories.

Playing on iPhone

edge - Well I never thought I'd consider playing a game on iPhone as actually gaming, but edge has turned me around. The game is built for the iPhone. Sure, it could be ported, but the elegance of what has been created is astounding, it boggles the mind and makes me wonder what amazing gems we'd receive if current gen consoles weren't clones of eachother.

Playing on PC

Sins of a Solar Empire, Demigod, Generals - Zero Hour - It may be a temporary effect as I slowly reintroduce the PC into my gaming diet, but it seems every title I’m excited to play on the platform is either a strategy game, or a cheap indie game. PC gaming isn’t dead, it’s just restricted to titles that require complex input or a pointing device, and games that couldn't be developed or distributed on other platforms. I guess that’s part of the reason the AppStore is so far a success, there were a lot of indie devs stuck on PC for lack of a better alternative.
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