Last week, Sony admitted it'd be "difficult" to consider another studio for the award-winning Uncharted franchise.

And while I'm pretty sure I would be leery about any new series entry that wasn't made by Naughty Dog, it got me thinking: Which studio might I trust with this IP?

I thought about Sucker Punch, the team responsible for one of my favorite PlayStation franchises ( inFamous ). But you know, I'm just not sure that's the right fit; there really is a world of difference between an open-world action game and a linear, narrative-driven action/adventure like Uncharted . Then I thought about Sony Santa Monica, the studio that delivered so many unbelievable God of War installments. That might not be a bad idea, actually. These guys are not only top-tier developers but I think they have the chops to retain a lot of what makes Uncharted so special.

My other choice might actually be Ready at Dawn, because The Order: 1886 is akin to the type of game they'd have to make for a new Uncharted quest. Of course, it probably wouldn't be farmed out to a third-party independent studio but if that was an option, who would you like to see working on Uncharted ?

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Bio
Bio
5 years ago

None. It'd lead to results similar to all the times people let someone besides James Cameron direct a Terminator movie.

Bigimpactpooch
Bigimpactpooch
5 years ago

Idk probably none. Can't a good series just end for good?

Bio
Bio
5 years ago

These days? No. Five years from now Uncharted 6 will be going up against Halo 8 and Assassin's Creed: We Ran Out of Subtitles in the big holiday sales battle.

Godslim
Godslim
5 years ago

if there is money to be made nope xD look at mgs, that was supposed to end long ago.

godsman
godsman
5 years ago

I think the studio with Golden Abyss did a pretty good job. Uncharted is really more story driven with great acting. If the that studio has the budget to support it. I think they can at least retain 85% of the naughty dog uncharted quality. To push it above and beyond… probably not though. Only ND can do that.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
5 years ago

None. It's not even fun to think about. It wouldn't be the same Uncharted in any other hands.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
5 years ago

Wow, there is just way too much clingyness between this article and the last one. IT almost makes me want Sony to give the IP to Activision or EA or maybe even Ubisoft just to spite these guys. I get it, no one wants to see UC get handed off to another developer. But seeing this level of smugness towards the other 1st party devs, as if they weren't worthy, is just disgusting.


Last edited by Cesar_ser_4 on 11/1/2015 11:07:07 PM

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
5 years ago

I don't think you understand the huge risk that would come with such a asinine idea. The reality of it is, regardless of how good Sonys first party developers are, they all create different types of games. They all tell stories in different ways. They all emphasize gameplay in different ways. What ND does is what makes Uncharted as good as it is. You give it to any other developer out there and it just wouldn't be familiar.

Apparently some people are willing to give that up though, for the sake of some stupid argument based on a question that should have never been brought up.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
5 years ago

Does Golden Abyss not exist?

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
5 years ago

Golden Abyss was a great hand held title. It was not what one expects from an Uncharted game such as the numbered entries that ND produces.

But anyone who played it should be able to comprehend the differences. Hand held or not, it didn't have super tight controls, or the fantastic story telling narratives that ND has produced for the franchise. Which by the way is the series common praise. The gameplay was familiar such as the platforming, but the hand held input held it back. No offense but it was a hand held title and that was very evident.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
5 years ago

So according to you, Bend could not possibly improve if they were to get the budget necessary for a full fledged console title? You just said it yourself it was great and it was also a handheld title. Where have you seen a handheld title get the same treatment as a console title? It IS possible for different studio to handle the IP so get over it.

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
5 years ago

Imho, I would choose Santa Monica.

tes37
tes37
5 years ago

If they wanted to make at least one more, Sony could bring together some of the top talent from several different studios. Sony Santa Monica, Sucker Punch, Naughty Dog and Insomniac have helped each other in the past.

vatoloco47
vatoloco47
5 years ago

None. Let it end in a high note then to be run to the ground. Look at Crash Bandicoot, as soon as Naughty Dog left it it went to shit :/
Will people not learn from past mistakes!

N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R
N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R
5 years ago

Honestly i'm very trustful to all sony's studios because i know that they know what they're doing and all triple A big or a little smaller budget games are top notch in quality of script, gameplay and of course i love the graphics that ps4 first party titles can show my opinion is sony to bring together in a meating all the ingenious minds from Supermassive Games->Ready at Dawn->Quantic Dream->FromSoftware->Sucker Punch Productions and Guerrilla Games(of course 'n naughty dog) and put their lovely full of creation brains of them in action to produce a hell of kickass new memorable set of characters for a new uncharted dream journey but of course the original cast must be there as mentor guiders something like it but i wanna ask you to do me a little favor to help us all including you please contacttell naughty dog that the uncharted 4 must have a long sequence gameplay with diving and searching into inside of TITANIC(a genuinely recreation of the ship inside out),(in searching for a -red mystical power that can bring blackbeard and or and his crew to life with amazing clarity and shineness round cut diamond approximately 20cm(8")and also has a long sequence gameplay in all big and known ancient egyptian locations and in the end sally chloe blackbeard(and his crew)that came to life in the ending kinda scene to be nathan and elena holding her or have hold her beautiful face and kissing her with all his heart behind sally chloe blackbeard and the crew to cheer for fisrt bring them back to life and then because throughout the story they became great friends and are happy to see them(nathan♡elena)together and in the end of creadits to see a cutscene(still in graphics not stupid drawing)to raise the blackbeard's might wooden ship(almost 87-91% intact)from the depths of the sea totally preserved(meaning not rotten) from a mystical power because drake was meant from the total beginning and in the end, the U4 to bring them..blackbeard and his crew back to life so to put up(sorry for my english hope you get what i mean to)their sails and sail for a "last" time into eternity what do you think do you like this scenario ohh also before last after credits scene the gang and blackberard with his crew is getting photographed with the treasure findings(golden crowns, all kind of colors red blue white diamonds all kinds of shape especially round cut, sapphire, rubins, golden bricks golden coins gassilion of golden coins based from the one from the speciallibertalia cover(i know it will have them just clarifying it)pink diamnds and so on and of course forgot a long sequence also with atlantis pleaseplease send naughty dog this message they still have time to add all these if they want to like it
Naughty's 'mail:
[email protected]
beg ya do send it to them


Last edited by N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R on 11/2/2015 1:42:23 AM

Breadlover
Breadlover
5 years ago

Forgive me for asking, but, you're not a spam bot, are you?

Bio
Bio
5 years ago

I already sent Naughty Dog an email asking them to change the ending of the story to include an adventure to Mars because Nathan Drake is so good at hunting for treasure that Blackbeard's ghost had no choice but to hide the Titanic inside Olympus Mons, and then at the end when they find it the CGI monster from Mission to Mars comes out and eats Sulley and we learn that he is just a scouting party for the Covenant, at which point Drake joins the UNSC's Spartan program and, after years of training and lots of protein shakes, becomes Master Chief and saves all the Halo rings including the one where Mario and Sonic have been in cryostasis for centuries, and it turns out that Bowser and Gravemind are the same guy, so after Nathan and Mario and Luigi team up to beat Bowser Gravemind and save the universe they all have a huge party at Lara Croft's house and we find out that Lara is actually Drake's long lost sister which is why she is so good at hunting for treasure, too.

TrueAssassin86x
TrueAssassin86x
5 years ago

None let it die after Uncharted Racing….. Yes im serious.

Underdog15
Underdog15
5 years ago

After TLOU, I'm convinced that Uncharted isn't good because it's Uncharted. It's good because it's Naughty Dog.

I say no one.

Bigimpactpooch
Bigimpactpooch
1 year ago

Idk probably none. Can&#39t a good series just end for good?

godsman
godsman
1 year ago

I think the studio with Golden Abyss did a pretty good job. Uncharted is really more story driven with great acting. If the that studio has the budget to support it. I think they can at least retain 85% of the naughty dog uncharted quality. To push it above and beyond… probably not though. Only ND can do that.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
1 year ago

Does Golden Abyss not exist?

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
1 year ago

None. It&#39s not even fun to think about. It wouldn&#39t be the same Uncharted in any other hands.

Underdog15
Underdog15
1 year ago

After TLOU, I&#39m convinced that Uncharted isn&#39t good because it&#39s Uncharted. It&#39s good because it&#39s Naughty Dog.

I say no one.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
1 year ago

So according to you, Bend could not possibly improve if they were to get the budget necessary for a full fledged console title? You just said it yourself it was great and it was also a handheld title. Where have you seen a handheld title get the same treatment as a console title? It IS possible for different studio to handle the IP so get over it.

Breadlover
Breadlover
1 year ago

Forgive me for asking, but, you&#39re not a spam bot, are you?

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
1 year ago

Golden Abyss was a great hand held title. It was not what one expects from an Uncharted game such as the numbered entries that ND produces.

But anyone who played it should be able to comprehend the differences. Hand held or not, it didn&#39t have super tight controls, or the fantastic story telling narratives that ND has produced for the franchise. Which by the way is the series common praise. The gameplay was familiar such as the platforming, but the hand held input held it back. No offense but it was a hand held title and that was very evident.

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
1 year ago

Imho, I would choose Santa Monica.

Bio
Bio
1 year ago

I already sent Naughty Dog an email asking them to change the ending of the story to include an adventure to Mars because Nathan Drake is so good at hunting for treasure that Blackbeard&#39s ghost had no choice but to hide the Titanic inside Olympus Mons, and then at the end when they find it the CGI monster from Mission to Mars comes out and eats Sulley and we learn that he is just a scouting party for the Covenant, at which point Drake joins the UNSC&#39s Spartan program and, after years of training and lots of protein shakes, becomes Master Chief and saves all the Halo rings including the one where Mario and Sonic have been in cryostasis for centuries, and it turns out that Bowser and Gravemind are the same guy, so after Nathan and Mario and Luigi team up to beat Bowser Gravemind and save the universe they all have a huge party at Lara Croft&#39s house and we find out that Lara is actually Drake&#39s long lost sister which is why she is so good at hunting for treasure, too.

Godslim
Godslim
1 year ago

if there is money to be made nope xD look at mgs, that was supposed to end long ago.

Bio
Bio
1 year ago

None. It&#39d lead to results similar to all the times people let someone besides James Cameron direct a Terminator movie.

Bio
Bio
1 year ago

These days? No. Five years from now Uncharted 6 will be going up against Halo 8 and Assassin&#39s Creed: We Ran Out of Subtitles in the big holiday sales battle.

TrueAssassin86x
TrueAssassin86x
1 year ago

None let it die after Uncharted Racing….. Yes im serious.

Cesar_ser_4
Cesar_ser_4
1 year ago

Wow, there is just way too much clingyness between this article and the last one. IT almost makes me want Sony to give the IP to Activision or EA or maybe even Ubisoft just to spite these guys. I get it, no one wants to see UC get handed off to another developer. But seeing this level of smugness towards the other 1st party devs, as if they weren&#39t worthy, is just disgusting.

Last edited by Cesar_ser_4 on 11/1/2015 11:07:07 PM

N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R
N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R
1 year ago

Honestly i&#39m very trustful to all sony&#39s studios because i know that they know what they&#39re doing and all triple A big or a little smaller budget games are top notch in quality of script, gameplay and of course i love the graphics that ps4 first party titles can show my opinion is sony to bring together in a meating all the ingenious minds from Supermassive Games->Ready at Dawn->Quantic Dream->FromSoftware->Sucker Punch Productions and Guerrilla Games(of course &#39n naughty dog) and put their lovely full of creation brains of them in action to produce a hell of kickass new memorable set of characters for a new uncharted dream journey but of course the original cast must be there as mentor guiders something like it but i wanna ask you to do me a little favor to help us all including you please contacttell naughty dog that the uncharted 4 must have a long sequence gameplay with diving and searching into inside of TITANIC(a genuinely recreation of the ship inside out),(in searching for a -red mystical power that can bring blackbeard and or and his crew to life with amazing clarity and shineness round cut diamond approximately 20cm(8")and also has a long sequence gameplay in all big and known ancient egyptian locations and in the end sally chloe blackbeard(and his crew)that came to life in the ending kinda scene to be nathan and elena holding her or have hold her beautiful face and kissing her with all his heart behind sally chloe blackbeard and the crew to cheer for fisrt bring them back to life and then because throughout the story they became great friends and are happy to see them(nathanâ&#153¡elena)together and in the end of creadits to see a cutscene(still in graphics not stupid drawing)to raise the blackbeard&#39s might wooden ship(almost 87-91% intact)from the depths of the sea totally preserved(meaning not rotten) from a mystical power because drake was meant from the total beginning and in the end, the U4 to bring them..blackbeard and his crew back to life so to put up(sorry for my english hope you get what i mean to)their sails and sail for a "last" time into eternity what do you think do you like this scenario ohh also before last after credits scene the gang and blackberard with his crew is getting photographed with the treasure findings(golden crowns, all kind of colors red blue white diamonds all kinds of shape especially round cut, sapphire, rubins, golden bricks golden coins gassilion of golden coins based from the one from the speciallibertalia cover(i know it will have them just clarifying it)pink diamnds and so on and of course forgot a long sequence also with atlantis pleaseplease send naughty dog this message they still have time to add all these if they want to like it
Naughty&#39s &#39mail:
[email protected]
beg ya do send it to them

Last edited by N0T0Ri0UsGaM3R on 11/2/2015 1:42:23 AM

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
1 year ago

I don&#39t think you understand the huge risk that would come with such a asinine idea. The reality of it is, regardless of how good Sonys first party developers are, they all create different types of games. They all tell stories in different ways. They all emphasize gameplay in different ways. What ND does is what makes Uncharted as good as it is. You give it to any other developer out there and it just wouldn&#39t be familiar.

Apparently some people are willing to give that up though, for the sake of some stupid argument based on a question that should have never been brought up.

vatoloco47
vatoloco47
1 year ago

None. Let it end in a high note then to be run to the ground. Look at Crash Bandicoot, as soon as Naughty Dog left it it went to shit :/
Will people not learn from past mistakes!

tes37
tes37
1 year ago

If they wanted to make at least one more, Sony could bring together some of the top talent from several different studios. Sony Santa Monica, Sucker Punch, Naughty Dog and Insomniac have helped each other in the past.