Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, is perhaps one of the best titles I've played all year. I'll start off with the good points. Visually, it can't be beat, the jungle looks as of you could reach out and touch it, and the texture of the stone and buildings are spot-on. Next, the story is actually pretty good for a treasure hunt, it seemed to be well thought out and has some historical elements as well. The characters are very likable and whoever does their voices did an excellent job. The cover system the developers put in is very similar to Gears of Wars' but works a lot better than Gears' due to its ease of use and simplicity, this game has only a few cover options but that's all you need.
Now on to the bad things... There is an over excessive amount of gun play in this game. This was supposed to be about an every day man looking for treasure, but its kinda hard to play off when you have him killing hundreds of mercenaries, and yes I mean hundreds. The game is way too linear, on one of the vehicle missions it looks as if someone kindly cut a path for you so you could escape. The environments are also quite a bit synthetic...meaning that you can look at something and say "Oh that's where I'm supposed to jump."
Aside from the ridiculous amount of gun play, synthetic environments, and the linearity, this game is a must-own title.
posted by TachyonAeo (SAN ANTONIO, TX) Nov 21, 2007
Member since Jun 2007
This is a great game so far. My friends have not been into PS3 and believe it will fail and this game changed their minds on the thought sony would never contend. I personally love all gaming even on other consoles or PC but I truly have to say I am happy this game was done right. Great gameplay, beautiful graphics,great engine, animations are sweet and always different. There is something for everyone in this game and the story is solid as well. I wasnt too sure if this game was going to be done right or done in time but now playing and seeing it I am a happy doggy. I am going to buy this game instead of just rent it. The people who made this game possible the money to see that they are doing something right. Keep it up....I highly recommend buying but at the least you owe it to yourself to play this game...have not had this much fun playing a game in a long time.
This game is by far the best game to come out yet on PS3. These guys put the time in here and it really shows in the graphics and storyline. I have been questioning why I waited for the PS3 and this game slapped me in the face and reminded me why. We should expect to see a lot of great titles coming from these guys in the future, real talent.