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Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 4.3
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.6
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.9
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Overall User Score (80 votes) 4.1


Critic Reviews

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100
EL33TONLINE (Jul 23, 2008)
Uncharted is the closest video gaming has come to the proverbial “interactive movie,” and is the first evidence that the concept might actually be an interesting one. Don’t expect high art or blow-your-mind ideas or oh-so-unique game play. Instead expect to be entertained much like your good summer popcorn movies entertain – with great production values, some decent acting, great action sequences, top notch graphics, special effects and an enjoyable story. On top of all that the game play is great fun and varied enough to lift Drake’s Fortune above the source material to be one of the best games on the PlayStation 3. It is certainly, to my mind, the best of its ilk.
100
The Video Game Critic (Jul 06, 2008)
It's a shame a game this fresh had to fall back on such a tired formula. Even so, Uncharted is a summer blockbuster of a game that had me absolutely riveted from beginning to end.
100
If you can’t tell by now, I am extremely happy with this game, and I can’t see any reason why anyone wouldn’t. Developer Naughty Dog Software should be commended for blending a great story, a fun adventure, great sound and voice acting, and a beautiful setting together into my pick for the best PS3 game of the year.
100
GamerDad (Dec 08, 2007)
It's beautiful, powerful, the combat is satisfying and it packs a wallop of a story. The game uses a superb cover system to make gunplay exciting and frequently challenges you with thrilling set peices. It's a fun adventure all around and a refinement for adventure gaming.
100
GameCell UK (Dec 11, 2007)
Ok maybe I have gushed on long enough, its obvious I loved the game - in fact upon completion I started it again, which I think I have only done once before (with Resident Evil 4) but are there really no bad bits ? Well none that I could find without being accused of nitpicking. The game is brilliant, not just the best game on the PS3 but the best game I have played this year – roll on the inevitable sequel!
100
Snackbar-Games.com (Dec 13, 2007)
Looking at U:DF you can almost tell that production team of Naughty Dog set out to prove something as they stepped up from cartoony games to more serious fare. And proved it they did, creating a fully formed and detail rich game that really makes you feel like you are playing a Hollywood blockbuster movie with all the fun, excitement and wit thrown in. In fact, I believe Naughty Dog has done the impossible to create the first must-have PS3 game that isn't just necessary for PS3 consumers to buy, but rather, people without must buy the system to experience.
100
Digital Spy (Dec 07, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is the first PlayStation 3 game that will be regarded as a ‘classic’ in years to come. Funny characters, excellent dialogue, great twists and fine voice-acting all add to a game that is a visual delight from start to finish. If you have been looking for a PS3 exclusive to make Xbox 360 and Wii owners wish they could swap consoles, this is it.
98
Overall, this game is an absolute blast to play and a must have for any action/adventure gamer who owns a PS3. If you don't already own one, this game is a reason to invest. Tomb Raider fans - you have a new obsession.
98
Game Chronicles (Nov 23, 2007)
It’s taken a year for the PS3 to come into its own, and with more and more quality and benchmark-setting games arriving for the system, there has never been a better time to get a PS3 and Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune should certainly be one of the first games you add to that next-gen library.
98
Console Monster (Dec 02, 2007)
It’s not often that I boast about a game as much as this one. The superb attention to detail, coupled with mind-blowing visuals, fantastic combat, immense climbing puzzles and a brilliant storyline makes Uncharted: Drakes Fortune the best PS3 title to date. If you don’t go out and buy this game, then you obviously don’t own a PS3, in which case – why are you reading this review? Quite simply: Buy this game.
96
Digital Chumps (Mar 20, 2008)
It’s pretty damn rare to find a game that has just about everything right, and has even managed to get me thinking about when I am going to make time so that I could play through it all over again – something that is truly a rarity for me anymore given the volume of review material that comes across my desk. Bottomline, Uncharted Drake’s Fortune is an easily and very highly recommended title for every PS3 owner out there.
96
Cheat Code Central (Nov 19, 2007)
If we had to change anything about Uncharted, we'd ask for another thrill ride in that Jeep--who says on-rails gaming isn't fun? We also might tweak the SIXAXIS implementation a bit. We loved adjusting our grenade trajectory, but the log balancing left a bit to be desired; a tiny gripe in an otherwise exceptional game. From the adventure-filled gameplay to the pristine presentation, each of Uncharted's twenty chapters are polished to perfection and will leave you counting the days to the inevitable sequel. Despite packing a lengthy campaign, you'll hate to see it come to an end. Thankfully, collecting Xbox 360-like "Achievements" to unlock goodies--including Elena as a playable character--make a second play-through a no-brainer. Like a lost city of gold, Uncharted is well worth seeking out.
95
DarkZero (Jan 05, 2008)
Uncharted is the first and currently the only game available that has successfully implemented a true cinematic approach to proceedings. The camera, the disappearing HUD, the pacing, the twists, the humorous moments, the breathtaking views, the voice acting and the cutscenes are all pulled off to near perfection. Sure, some will complain there is too much shooting and not enough platforming, and then others will complain about the exact opposite, but when all is said and done you cannot deny that playing the game feels fantastically epic, and when you’re done you feel like you have played something truly special. You really can’t ask for much more than that.
95
ZTGameDomain (Dec 13, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is hands down the best game in the PS3 library, and one of the best action adventure titles to come down the pike this generation. If you own a PS3, you owe it to yourself to play this game. With its intense, harrowing gameplay, breathtaking scenery, and an incredible story it's easily one of the most fun experiences I've had with a controller in my hand this year.
95
PS3Style.com (Dec 17, 2007)
Will Uncharted be a system seller for Sony? Who knows, but all of you who currently have a PS3 will want to play this game. There’s nothing completely unique about it, but the presentation pulls you in from start to finish. This will obviously become a franchise for Naughty Dog, and I’m personally looking forward to going on another adventure with Nathan Drake. He may not be a babe like Lara Croft, but if you found yourself surrounded by a gang of trigger-happy pirates trying to get that map you have inside your pocket, he’s the guy to call. Bring on Uncharted 2.
95
Wonderwallweb.com (Dec 19, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is a game that should grace every PS3, it offers action and adventure a plenty and looks fantastic, there is not a moment throughout the game that will disappoint you, from the moment you turn this game on you will be hooked, and that is what gaming is all about.
95
Extreme Gamer (Dec 04, 2007)
If you wanted a game to take your mind off the cold winter outside, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune turns up the heat. Following the realistic everyman hero, Nathan Drake into the humid jungle turns into a roller-coaster ride of adventure. Uncharted lives up to the promise of its expectations giving gamers a cinematic action game that plays as good as it looks. The only set back to not purchasing Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune the game length, besides that you won’t find a more polished game on the Playstation 3. This is one treasure that you need to seek out for yourself, you won’t be disappointed.
95
If you don't consider video games an art form, you need to play this game. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune does a good job of creating what could be described as an interactive movie experience. If you like Gears of War, Tomb Raider, Prince of Persia or Broken Sword games, there is a good chance that you will like Uncharted. It mixes a number of gameplay elements to create a gameplay experience like no other. This is a beautiful game with the best graphics of any on PS3. It should last you a good ten hours, and while there is no multi-player to keep you busy, you can always replay on a harder difficulty. Count Uncharted in as PS3 Game of the Year. Ratchet & Clank better watch out.
94
Gamers' Temple, The (Jan 20, 2008)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a very solid game and Naughty Dog has really worked a bunch on this one during its development. It's pretty obvious while playing it. Even with my minor gripes, this game is most certainly one of the better games that I have played this year. I'd easily recommend a buy for any fan of action and adventure. Don't get this game mixed up with being a Tomb Raider clone. The action is heavy at some points, which really helps to distance Nate's adventures from that of Ms. Croft's.
94
ripten (Dec 01, 2007)
But if you don’t play this game, you really are missing out. You need to buy this game…right now. Because with games struggling to hit the wow factor this generation, Uncharted is one game that surely does, and should definitely be in your runnings for Game of the Year. So long, and make sure to mind your head on the way out. Drake, you devil you.
93
NZGamer (Dec 24, 2007)
With its beautiful graphics, excellent voice acting, inspiring music, fantastic story and script, and amazing gameplay, Uncharted is nothing short of a winner – it’s Game of the Year material. It’s not a particularly long game, but it’s so utterly enjoyable that you will want to play it far more than once. Uncharted is a game that reminds you why watching movies is a little old hat – it provides a true, interactive cinematic experience. The bottom line is that if you don’t like Uncharted, you simply hate fun. Purchase immediately, even if you have to buy a PLAYSTATION 3 to do so.
93
GamingExcellence (Dec 28, 2007)
It’s as simple as this; if you own a PS3, you need to get Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. This is the most polished, thrilling, graphically intense, and most importantly; fun game on the PlayStation 3 system. Uncharted will finally justify that expensive PlayStation 3 purchase for you, and it’s a great exclusive to show off to your Xbox 360 fanboy buddies. The treasure of El Dorado is waiting for you.
93
Worth Playing (Dec 10, 2007)
Due to the absent head-scratching complexity and the title's overall design, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a fairly short game, although certainly long enough by today's standard for single-player campaigns. Still, in games, value seems often associated with hours of gameplay, but few judge the merits of a film by the cost of the ticket compared with the movie's total running time — I will not so indulge here, either. Uncharted is worth its price in a pleasurable, exciting game experience, one that harks back to classics yet does impress with current generation production values. In fact, it's easily one of the best single-player games on PlayStation 3, or any platform, this year, and is therefore highly recommended for anyone who will but momentarily consider playing a game absent of any multiplayer features.
93
VicioJuegos.com (Dec 17, 2007)
Uncharted: El Tesoro de Drake se convierte en uno de los juegos de PlayStation 3 más destacables, sin duda, a día de hoy entre los cinco mejores. Quizás su mayor punto débil sea la duración ofrecida, unas 12-14 horas para la primera pasada, aunque resulta bastante rejugable, pese a no ofrecer caminos alternativos. Aquí encontramos otra de las pegas más grandes, la linealidad del juego, algo que de todos modos abunda en este tipo de aventuras. Pese a todo, destripar todos sus secretos, conseguir todos los logros, nos llevará bastante más de 15 horas, y gracias a su deliciosa jugabilidad se convierte en una tarea que nos gustará afrontar.
93
Kombo.com (Nov 19, 2007)
Uncharted is the best game Naughty Dog has ever crafted. Uncharted is one of the best games to hit consoles this holiday season. Uncharted will leave you in awe. Some people might compare Uncharted to a summer blockbuster but that is selling the game short, Uncharted is a blockbuster, from the Indiana Jones-y action sequences, right down to the ending credits that scroll like one. Uncharted nails finding the perfect blend of story, thrills, and gameplay. You'll find yourself glued to the controller eagerly anticipating the next moments of gameplay and plot development, a rarity in gaming because games often rely on one or the other to drive the players. It is easy to tell that Nate Drake will have many more stories to tell and this is only the beginning, we can't wait to see what happens next.
92
Gamegravy (Jun 19, 2011)
If players are looking for a game that looks amazing on the PlayStation 3 then you have found it with this title. Uncharted Drake’s Fortune is easily one of the best looking games on the system to date. Overall this platform action adventure game is a great way to start the series. Unfortunately there is no multiplayer or cooperative play hopefully naughty dog will bring this into its sequel but don’t let all this discourage you from playing this title. It’s awesome story and its amazing voice acting will keep you on your toes until you finish.
92
Gamer 2.0 (Nov 20, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune really shines by borrowing elements of other games and making an experience all to its own that can be enjoyed greatly by those that give it a shot. There’s quite a bit of replay value with the achievements and the great experience you can keep experiencing multiple times through that helps alleviate any worries that Uncharted taking nearly ten hours to beat, which varies by difficulty and how quickly you progress through the game. If you have a PS3, you would be doing yourself a grave injustice by missing this game. Those without a PS3 will have to just admire it longingly until they can pick one up or force a friend to hand the controller their way.
92
V2.fi (Jan 02, 2008)
Sony Computer Entertainment of America on osoittanut viimeisen vuoden aikana osaavansa puhua hyvin pehmoisia. Uncharted: Drake's Fortunen myötä se osoittaa taas osaavansa tehdä hyvin pelejä, ja tämä on se lähestymistapa, jolla konsoleita myydään. UDF on lyhyydestään huolimatta mieleen jäävä, tiukka toimintapaketti, joka ei tee helppoja virheitä ja tarjoaa hyvin vastinetta käytetylle rahalle ja ajalle. Normaalitason läpipeluun jälkeen jäi jopa tunne siitä, että peliä voisi kokeilla uudestaan tiukemmalla vaikeusasteella - ja itseni tuntien tämä on jo melkoinen kehu.
92
GameAlmighty.com (Jan 21, 2008)
While this game is not perfect, it comes close to touching it on several points, and absolutely nails it on the story. This tale is gripping the whole way through, and has the value to be revisited over and over again, just like any DVD movie on your shelf. I urge any PS3 owner out there to go pick this one up -- you’re not going to regret it.
91
Het feit dat ik het zo zonde vind dat het avontuur van Uncharted niet een paar uur langer duurt, is eigenlijk vooral een compliment. De belevingen van meneer Drake zijn zo meeslepend dat ik alvast aan het duimen ben voor een vervolg.
91
Gaming Nexus (Nov 27, 2007)
Uncharted is a tremendously fun game and one of the best gaming experiences of the year. While it borrows heavily from other games in the market it's such a nice and diverse game that it's hard to find much fault with. There aren't any real boss or mini-boss fights and I could have used a little more depth to some of the bad guys since they leaned towards generic. Its a shame that Sony hasn't sold a lot of hardware yet because Uncharted:Drake's Fortune is just a ton of fun to play and I don't think it's getting nearly the attention it deserves.
91
1UP (Nov 14, 2007)
The breadth of Uncharted's entertaining acrobatics/gunfight gameplay mix more than makes up for its shortcomings, as does the safe but satisfying story (even if it does get a little ridiculous by the end). It's definitely the type of game that makes you glad you have a PS3.
91
Along with Ratchet and Clank Future, Uncharted Drakes Fortune is a must-buy if you own a PS3. While its gameplay elements don't exactly break any barriers, it's a consistently fun game with sky high production values, which should please both casual and hardcore gamers.
91
Gaming Age (Nov 28, 2007)
To say Uncharted is the best PS3 game of the year is as undeniable as it is encouraging. With other great exclusive titles like Ratchet & Clank Future, Heavenly Sword, Motorstorm, Resistance, and Warhawk, Uncharted is the icing on the cake for the system in 2007 and in many ways a restorer of faith in the PS3. Production value exudes from every pore on Nathan's face; great graphics, audio, and gameplay are used with lethal detail to tell an over-the-top adventure story that draws inspiration from big budget adventure flicks. And it actually manages to pull off everything with enthusiasm, leaving you wanting more. If you've been waiting for fun, easy to get into PS3 exclusive, there is no reason you shouldn't play Uncharted (or at least download the demo.)
91
IGN (Nov 13, 2007)
Here's the thing about Uncharted, the final sum is far greater than the individual parts. Maybe you don't dig the combat or maybe the pop-in gets you down, but the overall package of an endearing story, outstanding score, great performances and fun gameplay should put this title on the top of your holiday wish list. Say what you will about the PS3, but Uncharted isn't just a standout for Sony -- it's a standout for gaming as a whole.
91
Game Revolution (Nov 19, 2007)
If you’re a PS3 owner, you’ve probably had to defend your console purchase quite a bit over the past year. You’ve stifled sobs while your friends all shared their Bioshock experiences with you. You were stuck looking for new, more creative ways of playing through Resistance while everyone else you knew was taking on the Flood. The seemingly endless supply of lackluster ports for the PS3 made you feel like the youngest child in a family of ten who was supposed to be grateful for the oldest child’s hand-me-downs. Wipe those tears, folks, because those days are over.
90
Gamesmania.de (Dec 11, 2007)
Besser gut geklaut als schlecht selbst gemacht. Dieses bekannte Sprichwort trifft auf Uncharted: Drakes Schicksal jedenfalls genau zu. Böswillig könnte man das Spiel der Jak&Daxter-Erfinder auch "Gears of Lara Jones" nennen, doch der Mix aus knallharten Schießereien und gelungenen Klettereinlagen, bleibt auch ohne große Innovationen zu jeder Zeit eine echte Spielspaßgranate und sieht zudem wunderschön aus. Endlich darf die PS3 mal zeigen, was in ihr steckt. Mir persönlich hat die Dschungeloptik stellenweise sogar besser gefallen als in Crysis. Etwas schade ist freilich, dass der Titel im letzten Drittel in Sachen Leveldesign und optischen Highlights ein wenig abbaut. Zudem ist die Spielzeit für ein knapp 70 € teures Spiel einfach zu kurz. Alles in allem ist Uncharted aber auf jeden Fall der bisher beste PS3-Exclusivtitel und darf in keiner PS3-Sammlung fehlen. Ich freue mich schon riesig auf neue Abenteuer von Nathan Drake, die es mit ziemlicher Sicherheit geben wird.
90
Is this the game that will help sell more Playstation 3 consoles? Yes, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune has a deep story, a good amount of game play and graphics that should finally show off what your Blu-ray DVD player can do…I mean console. Uncharted may copy off some games with its game play and the story may seem like some old movies but Uncharted is a fun game. If you have a Playstation 3 then you need to pick this title up, this is the first exclusive to the Playstation 3 that is worth every penny.
90
PSX Extreme (Nov 18, 2007)
Uncharted is, perhaps, the best implementation of action and platforming available thus far. It delivers in practically every category that makes an action/platformer a great game. You'll instantly find yourself engrossed with the game's amazing gameplay mechanics, fluid controls, gunplay, and will love its monstrous sense of scale. Uncharted is one of those rare games that truly defines its respective genre, becoming the benchmark for everyone to follow. If you've been dying for a proper Tomb Raider game, and have obviously been left disappointed, you must pick up Uncharted. On top of playing superbly well, it also looks a helluva lot better than Lara Croft's rack. Yep, that nice.
90
Gamernode (Nov 19, 2007)
If you're a PS3 owner, you need to buy Uncharted. It's that simple. The mix of adventure and shooting ensures that two large groups of gamers will find something to love in Nathan's adventure. If you aren't a PS3 owner, this may be the game to push you over the edge and make you ask for one for Christmas. We're finally starting to get some great PS3 games, and I for one can't wait to see what's next.
90
Lawrence (Nov 27, 2007)
Uncharted is a short experience, but it’s almost completely free of any kind of fetch quests or backtracking. It also features a great rewards system that is almost similar to Xbox 360’s achievements. The game is a fantastic rental based on the length, but it also features enough replay value and overall quality to warrant a purchase.
90
Gamervision (Nov 30, 2007)
It’s not perfect, but Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is the closet thing to perfection we have yet to see on the PS3. Despite some small issues, this is still one of the best games I’ve played this year, and really makes me happy to be a PS3 owner. I knew that this game would be a step in the right direction, but I was still blown away by the finished product. This is definitely a must-have for all PS3 owners.
90
A Sunday afternoon movie come to life, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is everything great about campy adventures – tons of shooting, chases, cheesy villains, and treasure. Naughty Dog has put out the best PlayStation 3 game to date, with the best elements from past titles – acrobatic platforming (Prince of Persia: Sands of Time), cover-and-fire gunplay (Rainbow 6: Vegas, Gears of War), and pacing (Tomb Raider) – combined into one attractive package. Uncharted is a title that absolutely must be in your library.
90
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) (Dec 21, 2007)
The PlayStation 3 has really come into its own. Unlike last year where you had almost no choices for quality games, you now have several. Uncharted is the best exclusive PS3 game out there right now and it certainly holds its own against the multiplatform AAA titles as well. The story, characters, music, and setting make Uncharted a surefire cinematic hit. The combat and a rewards system based on the way you play and the treasures you find make me want to come back for more. Uncharted is one of the best experiences to be had on the PS3 to date.
90
AceGamez (Jan 08, 2008)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune isn't a clone of other action adventure games. Yes, it borrows certain elements from its peers, but it combines them together into a wonderful package that's unlike any other game out there. The variety in gameplay is sure to leave just about everyone happy. If you don't like the combat then you'll enjoy the platforming, or it could be the other way around, although the majority will probably feel that both aspects are great. Either way, Uncharted draws you in with its movie-like atmosphere and provides you with a memorable videogame experience from beginning to end.
90
Thunderbolt Games (Jan 08, 2008)
Uncharted isn’t a long game; it's certainly becoming an unwelcome trend as of late for games to be around 8 hours in length and sadly Uncharted follows suit. This would have been a problem was it not for how enjoyable your time will be, the game also luckily sports a fair amount of replay value. Chances are you will want to go back and collect treasures that you missed first time round as well as beat some of the harder achievement points the game has on offer. Uncharted is a superb but linear action adventure that doesn’t last too long, but anyone with a PS3 or even a soft spot for a grand adventure should definitely check out it.
90
Eurogamer.net (UK) (Nov 14, 2007)
By focusing on keeping things fun at all times, it might not be considered the most expansive or ambitious game out there. It doesn't have a free-form openworld, but this is proof - if it were needed - that making a linear action game is nothing to be sneered at. By starting with a great control and camera system, building on that with excellent combat and a wonderful spin on Ico's platform adventuring, and then topping it off with a decent storyline, Naughty Dog has cooked up one of the most relentlessly entertaining, fat-free games to emerge in ages. Topped off with the most stunning use of the PS3's underused technical prowess yet, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is, for my money, the first must-have PlayStation 3 title.
90
GameSpy (Nov 14, 2007)
Ultimately, there's little to dislike about Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. Even if you're not a platforming fan, there's plenty of action here to balance out the near-death leaps of faith. It might not have the running time of other titles on the market, but the leanness of the experience and time invested are fulfilling, plus the replay value is strong. It's also worth noting that you might also be surprised by how much it pushes the envelope on its T rating. The violence isn't graphic, but a bloody headshot is a bloody headshot, and the amount of blue language is surprising. It's also utilizes the system's technology wonderfully for both the visuals and load-free gaming. The PS3 has received a good share of solid games this year, but any gamers who own the console owe it to themselves to check out Uncharted. It stands out from the current sea of first-person shooters, and you won't find a better action/adventure game this year.
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GameDaily (Nov 16, 2007)
It's easy to view Uncharted as a PS3 tech demo that relies on old mechanics, and if you feel that way, then congratulations on being a grump. Drake's Fortune is a remarkable visual achievement, but more importantly, it's a lot of good old-fashioned fun that's worth its weight in El Dorado's gold.
90
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a brilliant debut for Naughty Dog on the PlayStation 3. With only a few minor niggles PlayStation 3 owners should have no hesitation picking up this game.
90
Deeko (Nov 24, 2007)
I'm not going to say that this game is perfect, because it isn't. It has some problems that, if correctly taken care of in a sequel, could leave gamers with one of the most perfect games on the planet. For now, however, I will simply say that the game is simply amazing and a title that should not be missed by any PS3 owner. Hell, if you've been holding out on picking up a PS3 due to the lack of AAA software and were waiting for a good reason to nab one this holiday season, Uncharted is the game you've been waiting for â€" plain and simple. Its amazing blend of action and adventure make it far more than any simple clone of any one game and you'll simply walk away from the eight to ten hour jaunt feeling like a million bucks. Naughty Dog - congratulations on what is, quite simply, the finest Playstation 3 experience I've played to date.
90
GameZone (Nov 26, 2007)
Thanks to its charming cast of characters and great production values, Uncharted plays like a really good Hollywood blockbuster that’s never short on memorable moments and action-packed scenes. It’s easy to forgive the game’s few weaknesses mainly due to the dazzling visuals, exotic locales and diversity in action that will make gamers glad they bought a PS3. Trust me ... you kick yourself if you miss this one.
90
Trusted Reviews (Dec 09, 2007)
There's not much in Uncharted that's original, yet this magnificent action adventure is so much more than the sum of its parts. The Playstation 3's finest hour to date.
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Video Games Daily (Dec 10, 2007)
The cover system works well and complements the gunplay, providing an experience that is a must-play if you have a PlayStation 3. And if you don't, well, now is a good time to start thinking about picking one up.
90
If Sony really is pinning its hopes on Uncharted being a PS3 system seller this Christmas, it couldn't have picked a better game. Uncharted looks great, it's exciting, it's very funny at times and it should have huge, mainstream appeal for anyone old enough to have grown up with Indiana Jones or young enough to be growing up with the less-good National Treasure movies. We just hope enough people take a chance on a new, original game that isn't a sequel or a film licence. Try the four-level demo if you're unsure that this is for you and we guarantee when you're done you'll be left wanting more.
90
Finalboss (Dec 12, 2007)
Podemos dizer que Uncharted: Drake's Fortune mistura a maioria dos clichês de filmes antigos de aventura e nos oferece um misto de história divertida, jogabilidade com ótima resposta, som de primeira e gráficos de babar, aliados a um desafio bacana. Existem alguns pequenos problemas como lutas demoradas contra inimigos osso duro de roer mesmo no Easy, mas nada disso tira o brilho deste excelente jogo. É como assistir a um daqueles filmes antigos de aventura que passavam na Sessão da Tarde. Só que aqui é você quem manda.
90
Loading Reality (Apr 25, 2008)
Uncharted is a must-buy for any PS3 owners. This game has the best graphics and voice acting you will see this year. It's in fact, so excellent, I have very few complaints about it (even though the enemies shouldn't be so hard to kill). If you were a fan of Naughty Dog's previous games, then you will absolutely love Uncharted.
90
Tech2.com (Dec 15, 2007)
To sum up, if you own a PS3 you owe it to yourself to buy a copy of Uncharted. While it may be pretty short, with limited replayability, and no form of multiplayer, it’s a solid action adventure in the vein of a true masala flick that’ guaranteed to fulfill all those next gen platforming needs.
90
Jolt (UK) (Dec 23, 2007)
It’s likely that hardcore gamers won’t find anything hugely new or innovative in Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, but anyone who’s a fan of cinematic action games shouldn’t miss it. It’s an ambitious game, but, importantly, not an overly ambitious one. All the important elements – gameplay, graphics, story, audio – have come together really, really well, making it well worth at least one play through if you can get your hands on a PlayStation 3.
90
Game Over Online (Jan 21, 2008)
Uncharted is one of the PS3s first really strong titles. With it’s stunning graphical presentation and Indiana-Jones-ish-1930s-serial storyline, players will be compelled to complete the entire experience. Traverse an ancient ruin and dig up a priceless treasure to earn the $60 some-odd dollars you will need to purchase this game, as it is bound to go down in this generation’s history as one of the first crown jewels of the PS3.
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Kudos to Naughty Dog - they've given Sony and gamers alike just what they wanted this holiday season: a great game for the PlayStation 3.
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Gamers Globe (Nov 16, 2007)
Der skal ikke herske tvivl om at Uncharted Drake's Fortune er den største præstation på Sonys PlayStation 3 hidtil. Til gengæld er spillet langt fra noget for alle, men dem der står indenfor denne genre, får sig den største oplevelse, takket være en solid omen forholdsvis uoriginal historie, flotte mellemsekvenser, ingen ventetid i form af loading, den hidtil flotteste grafik, episk musik, overbevisende stemmeskuespil og en kontrol du kun kan pege fingre ad dig selv, når noget går galt. Hertil kan du se alle mellemsekvenser og spille ethvert kapitel igennem atter engang, også ekstra bonuser som dokumentarier, filter, andre figurer, en omvendt verden, hurtigere tempo og tonsvis af andet materiale kan låses op. Uncharted er uden tvivl et mesterværk på trods af sit noget lineære gameplay.
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Gamers.at (Jan 23, 2008)
Wer braucht noch Indy oder Lara, wenn er Nathan Drake haben kann? Kernige Sprüche, viel Witz und tolle Action machen Uncharted: Drakes Schicksal nicht nur zu einem Must-Have für Action-Fans, sondern für jeden PS3-Besitzer. Glücklicherweise haben wir Drake nicht zum letzten Mal gesehen, denn Entwickler Naughty Dog hat schon bestätigt an einem Nachfolger zu arbeiten. Da steht uns eine tolle neue Serie ins Haus!
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Fragland.net (Jan 04, 2008)
With Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Naughty Dog again delivers a game you shouldn't miss. In my opinion this is the best PS3 exclusive of 2007 and that means something in a year where we got to see Resistance, Motorstorm, Ratchet & Clank, Heavenly Sword and Ninja Gaiden Sigma. The Naughty Dogs may quickly come up with a sequel for me, but I would prefer a Jak IV first if possible..
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Futuregamez.net (Dec 09, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is another must have game from Naughty Dog. In fact could certainly be a killer-app for the system - and you won't see this game on any other system but the PS3.
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VGNZ (Dec 28, 2007)
Uncharted Drake’s Fortune is a game that every self-respecting PS3 owner needs to at least try. Although it could be considered “Tomb Raider with a dude instead of a hot chick”, a more accurate description would be “Tomb Raider with much better controls and gameplay, superior presentation and plot, more advanced technical features and a dude.” It’s far from perfect and suffers a bit from being too short, straightforward and familiar. Even so, all action adventure game fans that join Nathan in his quest will enjoy Uncharted Drake’s Fortune.
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IGN Australia (Dec 03, 2007)
Despite our complaints, we were thoroughly entertained throughout Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. It effortlessly captures the feel of a classic, rollicking pulp adventure film through charming, fallible characters, great dialogue and voice acting, over-the-top action sequences, and a story featuring plenty of twists and turns. It’s a visual triumph too; as technically astute as it is aesthetically realized. Indeed, there'll be a moment in the game, perhaps after you've climbed a sheer cliff face and have paused to look out across a serene jungle vista while water cascades down from atop the overhang you’re perching beneath, when you’ll realize that the next evolution of the action adventure game is truly here. Naughty Dog just has to perfect it.
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Deaf Gamers (Feb 28, 2008)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is arguably the best exclusive PlayStation 3 game to date. The game has some rough edges and some might not appreciate the imbalance between the difficult combat sequences and the stupidly easy platform game elements. It’s also a shame that the quality of the storyline drops off dramatically as the game progresses. That said, even with all of its flaws, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune does impress and it is one of the first games that really makes good use of the power the PlayStation 3 offers. Naughty Dog have a rough diamond on their hands with Uncharted and it’s certainly going to be interesting to find out what they have to offer next for PlayStation 3 gamers.
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Atomic Gamer (Dec 11, 2007)
While there are very few PS3-only games that have come out this year, Uncharted can go right to the top of that small pile. The action is decent, even if the shooting sequences wind up being overbearing and take away from time that could have been spent on the more entertaining adventuring and exploring sequences. Still, this game takes the best advantage of the PS3's horsepower I've seen yet and delivers an excellent experience with an interesting and smooth-moving main character. If you're a PS3 owner and haven't already bought and played through a dozen plus games in the last couple months, then do yourself a favor and check out Uncharted.
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Da Gameboyz (Nov 30, 2007)
By itself, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a wonderful game and stands as arguably the best Third Person Shooter we have seen on the PS3 thus far. The visuals are second to none and the sound is cinematically solid. As for the story, it is very good and will likely leave you hoping that a movie adaptation of the game will come out sometime in the near future. If you enjoy your shooters that have a great story, or own a PS3 and want something new to show it off to your other console owning friends, what are you waiting for go out and buy this game.
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TheHDRoom (HDR) (Jan 31, 2008)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is one of a handful of new franchises that we can't wait to see more of down the road. This first outing is excellent, but there are definitely some issues for Naughty Dog and Sony to iron out before Nathan Drake makes his return. The archetype is there, the narrative is there, and the production values are there, but the gameplay needs a bit more balancing and the narrative just a hair more focus in the sequel. Still, the fact that we're talking about a sequel is exciting, and we certainly hope to get our hands on one sooner rather than later. Maybe we'll even get to see more non-jungle environments next time around.
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GameLemon (Jan 12, 2008)
While Uncharted isn't a perfect game, its positive qualities still greatly outweigh the negatives. This is a beautiful and well-acted title, with a lot of fun and addictive elements. If it hadn't been for a couple of questionable decisions regarding the gameplay, this could have been the PS3's first perfect game. As it stands though, this is still a must-play for all PS3 owners; a game well worthy of a spin in your disc tray. Now then, I must be off, I'm going to look for Spanish gold in the walls of my apartment. Can someone loan me a sledgehammer?
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Play.tm (Jan 07, 2008)
Overall, we liked the mix (even if it was a little heavy on the gun play) and the excellent character work meant we were always eager to progress. It may be slightly unfortunate for Naughty Dog that they released their game shortly after Assassin's Creed; although the two are very distinct experiences where they do overlap (such as in the climbing) Uncharted can't help but come off second best. That said, there is probably more actually enjoyable content here than can be found in Ubisoft's game, and it certainly is a much better 'packaged' delivery. This is a game you could think of as real 'summer blockbuster', although this is meant in the best possible way.
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Daily Game (Dec 04, 2007)
Uncharted flirts with greatness, but some gameplay, AI and plot issues keep it from achieving its full potential. It's still an incredible game, though, with the best production values we've seen in 2007. Consider us stoked for the sequel.
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Game Positive (Nov 27, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a fantastic game and is extremely fun to play. The gun battles are very satisfying, and the dialog, graphics, and cutscenes are some of the best in the business. Everything Uncharted does, it does as well as or better than its competitors. After a year of being on the market, the PlayStation 3 is finally getting some excellent exclusives, and Uncharted is one of them.
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Well, I can safely say that after a few big titles for the PS3 that were not all out great games, Uncharted is finally a title that could sell the console on its own. The blend of shooting, jumping and hanging, as well as vehicle intermezzos is driven up to perfection. The story, while predictable has some nice “unexpected” turns and characters that can be related to (though I doubt any of us will ever find ourselves in their shoes). Perhaps the only shortcoming is the length of the game. If you aren’t rushing through it, you’ll probably spend about 8 hours at it. A decent length, I agree, but when you realize that is everything the game has to offer (no multiplayer) it suddenly doesn’t sound like that much anymore. For what it’s worth, games like this shouldn’t be judged by their length – it is the ride itself that matters after all, not the destination or the time it took to get there.
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Game Captain (Dec 23, 2007)
Uncharted: Drakes Schicksal braucht den Vergleich mit anderen großen Action-Adventures keineswegs zu scheuen. Vor allem hat dieser Mischling aus Action-Adventure und Third-Person-Shooter etwas zu bieten, was die Tomb Raider-Titel bisher vermissen ließen: anspruchsvolle und dynamische Feuergefechte gegen eine clever agierende KI. Zwar hat sich Naughty Dog bei den Deckungsmöglichkeiten und schnellen Stellungswechseln „womöglich“ bei Epic was abgeguckt, aber hey – warum nicht?
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Uncharted isn't destined to be a classic; I don't think there are enough new ideas here to put it in the genius category. However, this is game that is very sure of it's identity and does the things that it set out to do very well. It's a fun, fast and memorable thrill ride and perhaps the closest video games have come yet to approximating the experience of an interactive summer blockbuster.
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AusGamers (Dec 11, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is the first massive step in the right direction for exclusive content for the PS3. It is both visually and aurally stunning while the story and characters should keep you glued until the very end. It is unfortunately marred by unbalanced gameplay, repetitive and predictable AI and simple puzzles. These gameplay issues aside, it stands as a great leap forward in the marriage between film and games, and will hopefully spark more of the same – with improvements – in the future.
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4Players.de (Dec 03, 2007)
Endlich wieder ein exklusives Highlight für die schwarze Kiste! Seit 2001 entwickelt Naughty Dog mittlerweile für Sony und dieses Uncharted tut der PlayStation 3 richtig gut: Dieses fantastische Licht. Diese beeindruckende Architektur. Diese monumentale Pracht. Das einsame Kreischen der Möwen. Eigentlich habe ich nicht mit mehr als einem "Tomb Raider Man" gerechnet. Und das ist es unterm Strich auch. Aber diese intensiven Farbwechsel und diese wie gemalt wirkenden Schauplätze wecken wohlige Erinnerungen an die Atmosphäre eines ICO. Hinzu kommen halsbrecherische Klettereien und knackige Kämpfe, die sich aufgrund des dynamischen Deckungssystems zwei Klassen besser anfühlen als bei Lady Croft - wenn die Desert Eagle kracht, dann kommt richtig Spaß auf. Leider stellt sich nach gewisser Zeit trotz des karibischen Panoramas eine leichte Monotonie ein, wenn sich Welle um Welle an Banditen aus dem Dschungel ergießt.
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Gamer.co.il (Jan 11, 2008)

מבחינה גראפית ואומנותית, אנצ'רטד נראה מדהים. בקטעי המעבר תתקשו להאמין שהפלייסטיישן 3 יכולה להציג תמונה איכותית כל-כך, אפילו שאנו כבר יודעים למה היא מסוגלת. הגראפיקה תפתיע אתכם מחדש עם כל סצנה שתגיע: המים, היערות, המבנים הנטושים וההרוסים, הבעות הפנים המשתנות ועוד... המסך מוצף בפרטים, והכל עובד חלק לחלוטין, ללא שום סימנים למאמץ מצד הקונסולה, ובזמני טעינה אפסיים. עבודה מבריקה וגאונית מהצד הטכני. פס-קול איכותי משלים את החוויה, ומעניק למשחק תחושה קולנועית ומושקעת. האלמנטים השונים של אנצ'רטד משתלבים יחדיו, אם כן, לחוויה בעלת אופי וייחודיות. לא אשכח אותה במהרה, ואני כבר מצפה בקוצר רוח למשחק ההמשך.

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HCL.hr Gaming Portal (Aug 03, 2008)
Kroz hordu neprijatelja na prekrasnim lokacijama tropskog otoka negdje na sredini pacifika dolazimo do zaključka. Uncharted nije velika evolucija nit revolucija u žanru. Ali to joj nije velika mana, dapače to joj je prednost. Kombinirajući već provjerene elemente iz različitih igara kao i Hollywoodskih filmova stvorena je jedna kvalitetna igra. Da, postoje zamjerke, kratkoća, nedostatak težih i zanimljivijih zagonetki, težina borbe i količina neprijatelja u određenim djelovima, kao i grafika ispod standarda igre koja se pojavljuje na ponekim, rijetkim lokacijama, uglavnom u mračnim i maglovitim zatvorenim prostorima. Ali tih minusa je malo i ne utječu pretjerano na odlično cjelinu. Zato je ovo igra koju mogu samo preporučiti, igra zaslužuje svoje mjesto u vašoj kolekciji PS3 igara, ili barem posuđivanje od nekud i jedan prolazak.
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WomenGamers.com (Jul 14, 2008)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a satisfying game mainly because it does what other games have tried to do and does almost all of it well. It does remind me a great deal of developer Naughty Dog's Evil Dead games. From the back Nathan Drake looks and moves quite a bit like Ash the character from the Evil Dead movies that was played by Bruce Campbell. It also feels quite a bit like Tomb Raider or the old Indiana Jones game on PS2.
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Wham! gaming (Dec 21, 2007)
As I made my way through the beautifully lush jungles of “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune” I couldn’t shake an overwhelming sense of déjà vu. I was enjoying every minute of it, yet it all felt so familiar.
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TotalPlayStation (Nov 18, 2007)
They took a big risk in doing something other than a cartoony platform and in many respects Uncharted is a success, but slightly sloppy gunplay and some absolutely infuriating parts of the game hold it back from being a true killer app. On sheer graphical merits alone the game is a must-buy, but as a complete game, we'll have to wait to see how the sequel turns out to know for sure if this is gaming's equivalent of an Indiana Jones flick.
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Vgames (Jan 16, 2008)

נייתן דרייק הגיע לפלייסטיישן 3 בתזמון מושלם: מדובר באחד המשחקים הטובים ביותר לקונסולה כרגע, שאמנם חייב את המשחקיות המוצלחת שלו למשחקים אחרים (שלא פחות טובים ממנו), אך עושה את השילוב בינהם באופן מעורר השראה, ומספק לספריית המשחקים המנומנת של הקונסולה משחק משובח, שכל בעל קונסולה חייב לעצמו.

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Armchair Empire, The (Dec 13, 2007)
Maybe the reason I had so much fun with Uncharted has to do with the fact that Naughty Dog managed to blend some of the best elements from other games like Gears of War and the Tomb Raider franchise, and mix in elements of an "every man" adventure film like Indiana Jones. Definitely recommended for action fans.
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IGN UK (Nov 19, 2007)
How much you enjoy Uncharted will probably depend on what expectations you bring. If you're looking for an intelligent rival to Tomb Raider you'll be disappointed. If it's nine hours of giddying high-def, Hollywood-style entertainment you want, Uncharted more than fits the bill. Sure, we're still waiting for Sony's PS3 to offer some serious depth to its high-gloss exclusives but, if you're looking for reckless, rollercoaster adventure as the cold nights draw in, we know exactly where X marks the spot.
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Computer Bild Spiele (Jan 02, 2008)
Die Schatzsuche ist unterhaltsam und kurzweilig. Recht kurz geraten ist allerdings auch die Spielzeit. In rund sieben Stunden dürften geübte Spieler damit fertig sein. Da es nur einen Einzelspielermodus und außer höheren Schwierigkeitsgraden keine weiteren Spielinhalte gibt, ist Drakes Ausflug ein recht schnelles Vergnügen. Auch hätte man sich etwas mehr an neuen Ideen gewünscht. So wirkt das Spiel teilweise wie eine Kreuzung aus Lara Croft mit "Prince of Persia", die beide auf den Spuren von Indiana Jones wandeln. Ferner stören kleine Bildfehler, wie Griffe in der Luft oder gemächlich nachladende Bildelemente, die sonst gute Präsentation. Dennoch gehört "Uncharted - Drakes Schicksal" zu den bislang besten Spielen für Playstation 3.
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411mania.com (Dec 04, 2007)
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is not the killer game Sony needed to sell more PS3’s, but it is one heck of a good game. The hype might hurt the game more than it helps since people will buy the game thinking they are getting the Halo-killer or the Mario-killer. Instead, they are getting a game that has amazing production values and solid gameplay, but not much lasting appeal. Is it worth playing? If you have a Playstation 3, yes. Or if you already had plans to buy a PS3 and want a good game, once more, the answer is yes. But this is not a game worth buying the system for.
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Absolute Games (AG.ru) (Jan 06, 2008)
Пусть Дрейк лишен грации Лары и порой спотыкается на ровном месте, Uncharted — первая за многие годы экшен/адвенчура без «Tomb Raider» в названии, на которую не жаль потраченного времени. Вперед, за золотом Эльдорадо!
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GamesCollection (Feb 20, 2009)
Uncharted è un prodotto ben fatto che vi garantirà momenti di spensierato divertimento impegnandovi fino al punto giusto. L'IA dei nemici è veramente ben fatta, ed il comparto tecnico così come l'ambientazione sono ben realizzati, mentre la storyline e la caratterizzazione dei personaggi fanno il loro dovere nelle cutscene. A parte qualche raro momento ostico ed una longevità sottotono, Uncharted è un titolo ottimo consigliato a chi ama gli shooters e a chi in generale piace divertirsi con della buona azione senza troppi fronzoli alternata a sezioni esplorative interessanti. I possessori di PlayStation 3 non possono farsi scappare questa loro esclusiva!
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Edge (Nov 26, 2007)
Amid all the comparisons Uncharted tempts, however, one thing remains: it is a great adventure story that plays excellently. There’s nothing substantially new in what it does – indeed its influences are obvious – and there are some minor problems, but through judicious pruning and reweaving Naughty Dog has crafted one of the finest action adventures to date. It’s involving in its narrative, a triumph of pacing, and simply a pleasure to play. Your move, Ms Croft.
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Norrköpings Tidningar (Jan 15, 2008)
I en spelvärld där allt för många actionspel oftast innehåller bistra soldater, massförstörelsevapen och bittert allvar är det skönt med ett spel som inte tar sig på allt för stort allvar. Hjälten är mer cool och bildskön än militärt kompetent. Uncharted lämnar en behaglig matinékänsla efter sig.
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Factornews (Jan 15, 2008)
Uncharted est un bon jeu qui offre à la PS3 une aventure très sympathique.
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UOL Jogos (Dec 14, 2007)
"Uncharted: Drake's Fortune", mesmo curto linear, e um pouco repetitivo nas cenas de ação, vale cada centavo investido. Não apenas porque, no momento na época de lançamento o PlayStation 3 não possui muitos títulos de grande qualidade, mas porque a experiência é divertida do início ao fim e, se não bastasse, de um requinte técnico para deixar qualquer um de boca aberta. Uma produção de primeira linha que mostra quanto fôlego tem o gênero de aventura, que há muito tempo buscava algo que fosse além de "Tomb Raider".
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TTGamer (Dec 08, 2007)
Uncharted: Drakes Fortune is a game that PS3 owners should own but it’s more due to a lack of quality titles exclusive to the system than the game being mind blowing. It does a few things by the numbers but there are also times where the game really stands out. Drake may not be Lara Croft but he certainly gives her a run for her money.
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HonestGamers (Nov 26, 2007)
Fortunately, moments like the one with the barrels on the river are few and far between. Not only that, but they're easily outshone by the sheer number of times everything goes smoothly. There really aren't a lot of games like Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. Naughty Dog has accomplished a great many things, but perhaps the greatest success is the way all of the exemplary pieces comes together to form a generally satisfying whole. It's the sort of experience that feels like it was ripped from an Indiana Jones movie. The difference here is that you're not watching everything unfold; you're living it.
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videogamer.com (Nov 28, 2007)
Negatives aside, Uncharted: Drake's fortune is an excellent effort by Naughty Dog and hopefully the start of an exciting new series. While multi-format developers still seem to be struggling with Sony's latest console, the platform holder's recent titles have shown what is possible. Uncharted is without doubt another title that absolutely deserves to be in your collection.
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Hooked Gamers (Jan 16, 2008)
At this point in time there are only a few must-own Playstation 3 titles and Uncharted is one of them. The game blends a cinematic styling with oldschool gameplay and throws in some new gameplay mechanics to boot. This makes Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune not only one of the best games on the system but also one of the freshest and most fun experiences available in gaming right now. If you have a Playstation 3, you should do yourself a favor and play Uncharted. Naughty Dog has delivered a great first entry into what is sure to be one of Sony’s big franchises in the future.
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Gameplanet (Jan 25, 2008)
Uncharted; Drakes Fortune has its pros and cons, but by far the pros outnumber the cons. The storyline isn't Oscar nominated material, but the gameplay is great offering a variety to keep you entertained for hours on end. You never know, a series might even pop out of this find - and if it does then we are definitely not complaining.
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GamesRadar (Nov 14, 2007)
In spite of all the work that obviously went into crafting Uncharted, its gameplay comes up a bit short, turning key moments in its 8-to-10-hour run time into frustrating, repetitive slogs. Still, it's a lot of fun overall, and its cool pulp-fiction atmosphere and wildly entertaining story will keep you grinding through even when things get dull. If you're looking for a fun showcase of the PS3's graphical prowess and don't mind a few flaws, then this is what you should be playing right now.
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GamePro (US) (Nov 27, 2007)
The bad news is that Uncharted has its faults. First, the story, which centers on explorer Nathan Drake and his quest to hunt down a treasure that his ancestor Sir Francis had chased after, is sort of hokey and relies heavily on cliches.
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GameSpot (Nov 19, 2007)
It took us about eight hours to get through Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and it was an action-packed eight hours, without much in the ways of load times or informational status screens to break it up. The imbalance between the gunplay and the platforming is jarring but forgivable--but the platforming itself works pretty well and looks fantastic thanks to the game's excellent motion-captured animation. If nothing else, Uncharted is a graphical showcase for the PlayStation 3, and it dazzles the senses at nearly every opportunity.
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Maxim Magazine (Nov 27, 2007)
This jungle-centric adventure will keep your digits busy with puzzle-solving, cliff-shimmying, and duck-and-cover fire fights. The writing is great, the graphics are great, and this game actually has a totally gripping third act. Which is pretty much a first for a video game.
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EmpireOnline.com (Nov 30, 2007)
Players who aren’t seduced by the game’s silky visuals will doubtless find the combat relentless and unforgiving. But with a cinematic sense of scale and dramatic pieces that hark back to the golden age of pulp-action movies, Uncharted is a thrilling ride from beginning to end.
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USA Today (Dec 02, 2007)
The high production values will attract you to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, but its tense game play will keep you glued to the TV. Armchair adventurers might feel a bit of deja vu with the many borrowed Tomb Raider -like elements, but you won't be disappointed with this polished and immersive single-player journey.
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Gamestyle (Apr 06, 2008)
Uncharted: Drakes Fortune is a rare treat for a console that is currently starved of triple A exclusive titles. A few problems don’t detract too much from what is an engrossing story and compelling gameplay. A definite franchise in the making.
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For those looking for an excuse to buy a PS3, you might have to wait a little longer. However, those that needed to justify one already purchased might have found a good reason. No game creates a more exceptional blend of cinematic and gaming experience than Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.
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Jeuxvideo.com (Nov 30, 2007)
Drake's Fortune est prévisible et bourré d'imperfections. Ce qui ne l'empêche pas d'être captivant et de laisser agir un charme qui opère huit heures durant sans temps mort. Le gameplay n'a rien d'original mais procurera une certaine jouissance à tous les types de joueurs, qu'ils soient coutumiers du genre ou non. L'aventure se déguste d'un trait et sans doute trop rapidement mais nul doute que les développeurs de Naughty Dog sauront concocter une suite digne de ce nom. On l'attend déjà.
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Good Game (Dec 12, 2007)
After playing Assassins Creed, I’ve become a bit picky with how my guys climb over things– Drake sometimes moves unnaturally but I did enjoy his likeable nature and the games truly believable characters. I’m giving it a 7.5.
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GamingEvolution (Dec 19, 2007)
In the end though, while Naughty Dog had the right plan in mind and definitely pulled from all the right sources, those looking for a fulfilling adventure in this “action adventure” will be sorely disappointed. Uncharted dresses itself up as an adventure game with capable action gameplay and great cinematic presentation, but is really more a straight action game than anything else.
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Blend Games (Nov 25, 2007)
If you own a PS3 I highly suggest renting it and putting in a couple of hours before buying it. Even though it’s hard for me to get genuinely excited about it I will be putting it on my mantle next to the Cross of Coronado and El Changa de Plata for use at a future date.
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The A.V. Club (Dec 31, 2007)
Problem is, when it comes to movie-style storytelling, Uncharted is more Sahara than Raiders Of The Lost Ark. Nathan Drake is a much better murderer than a fortune hunter. The guy rarely discovers anything. Every new ruin or vault he stumbles upon is already crawling with thugs who beat him to the punch, so he simply shoots them all, snatches whatever trinkets they left behind, and follows the breadcrumbs to the scene of his next mass murder. The guy is saddled with a pair of worthless sidekicks whose sole purpose is to drive the action: Elena Fischer is a reporter with no crew and a camera that wouldn't pass muster on Current TV. In spite of a cursory attempt to paint her as a dame with chutzpah, she rarely serves as more than a damsel in distress.
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Good Game (Dec 12, 2007)
Beautiful music, story and facial expressions weren’t enough to outweigh average game play in a virtually animal free Jungle. The game looks great in low def, shadowing and lighting is fantastic, but there’s just not enough variety here. It’s 6.5 from me.
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Gaming since 198x (Dec 29, 2010)
Couloir, gunfight mou, long et chiant, couloir, grimpette, couloir, gunfight mou, long et chiant, couloir, gunfight mou, interminable et chiant: c'est quand même malheureux de concevoir un jeu aussi beau pour qu'il soit aussi répétitif et ennuyeux à jouer.
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Immoral Gamers (Nov 24, 2008)
In concept, UNCHARTED: DRAKE’S FORTUNE is a game that commands the action and suspense of an Indiana Jones movie. In execution, it’s a popcorn shooter that cribs from another, better popcorn shooter called Gears of War.