Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PlayStation 3)

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Description

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is the story of Nathan Drake, a modern-day treasure hunter who believes himself to be a descendant of Sir Francis Drake, the famous English explorer/privateer. After recovering his ancestor's coffin and discovering a 400-year-old diary, Nathan and his companions (documentary producer Elena Fisher, and mentor/friend Victor Sullivan) are caught up in a search for El Dorado, the fabled city of gold. Along the way they explore the ruins of a lost Spanish colony, trading bullets and blows with a horde of pirates who are intent on plundering El Dorado's riches for themselves.

The gameplay consists of cover-based shoot-offs, fast-paced escape sequences and death-defying stunts reminiscent of an Indiana Jones movie. Players traverse lush island environments, pilot jetskis and jeeps through vicious firefights, explore underground ruins fraught with pitfalls and traps, and discover the mysterious fate of the original Spanish colonists.

Screenshots

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 Good thing it was only rented.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 Someone put a lot of effort into setting a whole bunch of traps on the way to fortress.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 Screen will go grey when Nathaniel's health becomes endangered.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 Looks like the fortress isn't as empty as one might think.

Alternate Titles

  • "アンチャーテッド: エル・ドラドの秘宝" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Uncharted: El Tesoro de Drake" -- Spanish title
  • "Uncharted: El Dorado no Hihou" -- Japanese title
  • "Uncharted: Drakes Schicksal" -- German title
  • "Big" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Go treasure hunting on a deserted island filled with jungles, ancient ruins and gun toting pirates! Stijn Daneels (78) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
A Ridiculously Fun and Enjoyable Game Tom Cross (31) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) Jan 09, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamervision Nov 30, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Gamers Globe Nov 16, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Fragland.net Jan 04, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Thunderbolt Games Jan 08, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Futuregamez.net Dec 09, 2007 90 out of 100 90
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Dec 17, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Wham! gaming Dec 21, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jan 06, 2008 80 out of 100 80
TTGamer Dec 08, 2007 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

German version

In the localized German version, the word "Nazi" was removed in the dialogues.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #9 Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #7 Console Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #2 PS3 Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PS3 Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)

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