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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.

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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 It's a long way down.
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 In this game jumping is as essential as breathing.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 This seems like a good place for an ambush.

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 (63) 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

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Jul 06, 2008 A 100
V2.fi Jan 02, 2008 92 out of 100 92
Game Revolution Nov 19, 2007 A- 91
Gamernode Nov 19, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Gamers.at Jan 23, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Game Positive Nov 27, 2007 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamer.co.il Jan 11, 2008 86 out of 100 86
TotalPlayStation Nov 18, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Nov 27, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamestyle Apr 06, 2008 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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cdwfs (1202) added Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PlayStation 3) on Nov 19, 2007