Yesterday, we learned that Infinity Ward has no intention of making another Modern Warfare , but don't think for one second that Naughty Dog will stop with Uncharted 2: Among Thieves .

Jeff Rubenstein from the PlayStation Blog recently interviewed Naughty Dog's Amy Hennig and she filled us in on plenty of behind-the-scenes details. One of the first questions she fielded was one of the most important: "Is this the last of Uncharted ?" Thankfully, the reply was, "No, Uncharted will keep coming as long as the fans want it." There's no doubt that this franchise has the staying power to stick around for a very long time, and we're plenty enthusiastic about its impending longevity (more awesomeness for us!). Check out the rest of that video interview, too; Hennig reminds us there are more adventure and platforming aspects than one might think and it's not entirely a shooter. We also hear again about those 90 minutes of cut-scenes and being big fans of great game stories, it's one of the most appealing factors in our eyes. With the unbelievable review scores rolling in, you probably don't need any more incentive to pick this game up come October 13, but more info and details can help to whet the appetite. …or it can make you even more impatient.

Does anyone think the fans won't want another entry after Uncharted 2 ? Is that even the slightest possibility? At this point, it seems highly unlikely.

Related Game(s): Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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AshT
AshT
11 years ago

Yeah, bring it on..uncharted 3.4.5.and 6.

ThePearlJamer
ThePearlJamer
11 years ago

Uncharted 3: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull…wait…wrong franchise

gamer_310
gamer_310
11 years ago

I can of knew that would be the case. Uncharted is turning like gears of war for Microsoft both strong and fun franchises. Hopefully the next installment has to do with monsters or something like traveling and solving the mysteries in the Bermuda Triangle that will be dope. But all we can do is wait and find out !!!! CANT WAIT FOR UNCHARTED 2 IS GONNA BE DOPE =D

godsman
godsman
11 years ago

If the quality of the game is as good or better from now on, Im sure the fans will continue to support it.

kevinater321
kevinater321
11 years ago

Sweeet! Although i can see this getting old around the 5'th or 6'th game.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

Well, that's not bad, another three or four installments before it gets old? I can handle that. R&C has yet to get old and it's on game 6, or 8 depending on whether you include the PSP games.

bebestorm
bebestorm
11 years ago

Not surprised… Im sure series will run a very long time.


Last edited by bebestorm on 9/22/2009 10:04:55 PM

Am I God
Am I God
11 years ago

If it will keep coming as much as these articles about Uncharted keeps coming, I cannot support it.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

You're not God/god.

Hexen
Hexen
11 years ago

As long as the series continues to make sense(unlike what you wrote),most Uncharted fans will continue to supported it.

ThePearlJamer
ThePearlJamer
11 years ago

@Iamgod…

there is a "your mother" joke hidden in there somewhere…

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

This is GREAT news. The sequel potential is endless. There are so many different explorations and places to take this series. Especially if it continues its 2 year trend.

Ricochet
Ricochet
11 years ago

Uncharted Open world game….

That in itself would be epic!

Bugzbunny109
Bugzbunny109
11 years ago

Hopefully, they don't milk it just like IW has been doing with the MW and COD series.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

I could play 100 new RE games if it fit the same formula shown in 1 and 2. Slight variations are welcomed from time to time but complete overhauls in the design end up leading the series far from it's original roots and making it no longer within the same realm as the originals aka RE5. I'm addicted to Uncharted's gameplay and I don't see myself becoming bored with it anytime soon. I just hope they remember the formula set with the original and don't try anything too different in later installments.

COD and MW were generic FPS in their first try, it's no surprise years later the formula has become blah.

slackernz
slackernz
11 years ago

As long as this doesn't take the Tomb Raider path, I'm game

phantomMenace
phantomMenace
11 years ago

I agree completely, tomb raider 1,2,3 were excelent and 4 was also very good but the last couple have been terrible. I don't even know why I keep buying them. Hopefully they can get that series back on track and go back to being a 30 hour game not 5 or 6 max.
As for Uncharted, I am loving the demo/beta I have put a ton of time into it. If they keep adding onto this series with the improvements they have made from 1 to 2 I will keep buying them. Most important though is they have to keep the good story going.

LowKey
LowKey
11 years ago

Booya!!!, my sentiments EXACTLY!!!! And also as long as they don't go all Relic Hunter on us (Tia Carrere is sooo spankin hot) Also as long as they don't get stupid with it, There are lots of mythical treasures out there that they can use for storylines but as I've noticed in alot of Sequal games, the Story for the particular game seems to thin out as they get more and more games out. Now I'm not saying that game series have to follow what the last one was about or have anything to do with a previous game, But storylines tend to wither as time goes by.


Last edited by LowKey on 9/23/2009 3:26:31 AM

Hexen
Hexen
11 years ago

I will continue to support it, just as long as they keep the original voice actors of the main cast and/or the game has maximum quality like U2.

MadKatBebop
MadKatBebop
11 years ago

I'm down for more as long as they don't get careless and f it up.

StevieRV
StevieRV
11 years ago

i want to play uncharted XIII, cough final fantasy cough, but seriously ben whens the review of among thieves, up? whens the embargo date?

Xra897
Xra897
11 years ago

this better not be like jak when the next thing u no u get a racing game

bomba2812
bomba2812
11 years ago

lol an uncharted racing game

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

I loved Jak X: Combat Racing o_O

I liked the change.


Last edited by Banky A on 9/23/2009 2:18:53 AM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

Naughty Dog is to be commended for investing in an all new IP when the PS3 came out, cuz we all know that it's the sequels that bring in the biggest bucks.

Alienange
Alienange
11 years ago

It was a smart move. One that many of their contemporaries probably looked down upon at the time. Making the right choices is what good business is all about. Bring on more Uncharted!

Milo
Milo
11 years ago

Uncharted franchise its indeed special in its own way.

NoSmokingBandit
NoSmokingBandit
11 years ago

I predict 3 iterations. "Why?" you ask? Because Crash Bandicoot had 3 games on the ps3 (minus the spinoff BS), Jak had 3 games (minus spinoff BS), so logically Uncharted will have 3. Though, if this generation does last longer than others we may see 4 Uncharted titles, but i think that would be enough, imo. They have shown themselves to be some of the best developers on the planet, so they shouldnt feel restricted to Uncharted.

Jian2069
Jian2069
11 years ago

MGS4 had "4 iterations"
its supposedly his 'final battle'

StevieRV
StevieRV
11 years ago

i do like the whole trilogy theory

Jackyl
Jackyl
11 years ago

Unfortunately when I read, "as long as the fans want it," I hear, "we will eventually run this franchise into the ground."

It should keep going for as long as they can keep it fresh, innovative, and good.

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

Naughty Dog doesn't roll that way ūüėČ

I think they're smart enough to keep the integrity of a good franchise.

Jackyl
Jackyl
11 years ago

They certainly have a good track history over the past decade, I'll give them that, and I hope it continues. I just didn't particularly like the phrasing there, makes me think of a lot of franchises that started off amazing and were milked into putridity.

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
11 years ago

I hope that they start do what insomniac is doing by making another awesome series and then releasing them tandemly.

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
11 years ago

It sounds like Resistance has kinda dropped of the fav multiplayer slot here. Not sure if im just thinking that but correct me if i am wrong. Although i think insomaniac should make another alien based shooter cause they have soo much imagination

___________
___________
11 years ago

now all i need is a AU release date.
anbyone having problems with the uncharted 2 beta?
last night it took me like 20 minutes to connect, 20 minutes to find a game, find players than 4 times in a row once i got into the game it froze and i had to leave.
2 hours gone and i did not get 1 bloody game in.
i hope its not like that tonight.
why dont your stats carry over once the game is out?
this is just silly to me, i mean the beta is going open to everyone soon so i cant see any reason to reset everyones stats.
just annoying i see no point spending hours playing this ranking myself up, than having to do it all over again once the games out.

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
11 years ago

Nate is cool

It really matters a lot that the main character is someone one can actually relate to or like (no, not that way).

But yes, loved Uncharted1, that game is really something. I thought the ending my disappoint, but man I was shocked at how well they put the whole game together.

To beat out Killzone 2 and even GT5 really tells you something. Naughty Dog and quality are synonymous.

By the way, to those who think Naughty Dog will dull the franchise out. Well how 'bout Crash Bandicoot? and Jak? Did they dull those out?

Wouldn't you guys love a new Jak (or Crash) game?

I see Uncharted staying as strong as Metal Gear or Gran Turismo, if they feel like it.


Last edited by Scarecrow on 9/23/2009 5:24:07 AM

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

If they drop a new uncharted on us every two to three years, that would put the next one in 2011 or 2012, and perhaps a final PS3 installment perhaps coming in 2014 or 2015. I can't see anyone objecting to a third game, and with a new game every two to three years, it will take anything up to another 15 years to hit installment number 6. I think we'll cope.

www
www
11 years ago

Its great but maybe we'll get tired of Nathan Drake by then. They could introduce a new protagonist in the next installment you know.

Heck I must admit am kinda upset we're gonna play SOAP again in MW2, I like new heroes.
We didn't play Cloud or Tommy Vercetti in San Andreas and GTAIV. But anyway I think Nathan Drake is a difficult character to get rid off but yet still it'd be better to have new ones.

Don't you think people were tired of seeing same ol' Lara Croft?

LightShow
LightShow
11 years ago

=/ uncharted is nice, but i still want me some Jak and Daxter!

i hope they dont push it back again to crank out another uncharted. I know theyre not big enough to do an alternating 2-year production cycle (like Insomniac does with Resistance and R&C) but still! i've been waiting too long…

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
11 years ago

I think what they should do is make one big series that follows the main plot now and then make mini series with the title in the name. I dont really have ideas for it yet but im sure every1 here can think of something.

shaydey77
shaydey77
11 years ago

I would really love another crash bandicoot. I loved 1,2,3 and ctr. in fact ctr was definitely my fav.

Jak and Daxter was good and it seemed more mature.

Uncharted seems more mature than that again. It seems Naughty Dog make games to suit my aging process…spooky!!ha

Is it just me or are there no non human characters these days? Sonic, Crash, Spyro esque?

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
11 years ago

not im any shooters ive played in a while.

Hexen
Hexen
11 years ago

Another Crash?? There has been like 5 more after 3.Of course they are trash compared to the first four but they crash any how.

shaydey77
shaydey77
11 years ago

lol

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
11 years ago

well that is if your talking original characters.

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

as long as it doesn't turn into tomb raider, fading and getting worse after a climax. stop when its done. dont carry it on. dont ruin it the way tomb raider fell.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

Go out on top, always leave them wanting more?

www
www
11 years ago

Hey Highlander where have you been?

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

A bit of work related training here and there, a bit of a rush on at work, a bit of a pain in the neck…ah, but I'm back!

Now, about that PS3 being able to emulate the PS2 and Dream cast….I still think the PS3 could emulate an original Xbox better than the 360. Halo on PS3 anyone?

<runs away very quickly>