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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 Abandoned church
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 Meeting the badguys.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PlayStation 3 Sometimes camera will zoom so far away you will barely see your character.

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 (85) 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

Gamers' Temple, The Jan 20, 2008 94 out of 100 94
GamingExcellence Dec 28, 2007 9.3 out of 10 93
Gamer 2.0 Nov 20, 2007 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Revolution Nov 19, 2007 A- 91
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 14, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Da Gameboyz Nov 30, 2007 8.833 out of 10 88
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 8.75 out of 10 88
Edge Nov 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GamesRadar Nov 14, 2007 8 out of 10 80
The A.V. Club Dec 31, 2007 B- 67

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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