In today's Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Monsieur.Froid urges us to sit back, relax, and get lost in the wondrous landscapes of the most gorgeous virtual worlds gaming has to offer.
Sony has inducted a handful of new PlayStation 3 games into its budget-friendly Greatest Hits line, taking some of the console's best games from 2009 and 2010, slashing their prices and busying up their box art.
The bad news is the big-screen "adaptation" of Naughty Dogs' beloved Uncharted series is still underway. The good news? I get to post a picture of Scarlett Johansson, who could be in the running to play Nathan Drake's girl.
"Hopefully we'll be making that movie this summer," actor Mark Wahlberg tells MTV, talking about the Uncharted movie he's planning with writer/director David O. Russell. Wahlberg would be Uncharted hero Nathan Drake. "DeNiro would be my father."
You say you want more sidekick characters in your Uncharted 2: Among Thieves online multiplayer? How about three Sullivans, two Chloes, and an Elena?
Uncharted 2, the undisputed best game of 2009 among people who really liked it, gets a third dose of DLC this month in the Siege Expansion Pack, which brings new maps, a new game type, and Nathan Drake in a wetsuit.
The artists behind 2009's Game of the Year and recent award hog Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will be showing off the artistic talents that got them hired at Naughty Dog at the upcoming Unleashed: The Art of Naughty Dog Exhibit.
Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3 action adventure Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is about to get some fresh multiplayer content in the form of two new maps, six new player skins and all-new PlayStation Trophies and in-game medals.
Kotaku's game of the year, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, has spawned an official soundtrack which you can now purchase in physical form at your local record store on a "compact disc." Fascinating!
It's been a well-fought discussion: Which game was the hand's down best title of 2009. But all good fights have to end, hopefully with a clear winner.
We've had our say, announcing which three games we think should be named game of the year for 2009. Now it's your turn.
I think Uncharted 2 was the best game of 2009. By a country mile. Why? Because Uncharted 2 was also 2009's best action movie.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is the highest rated game of the year, winner of more than a few publications' Games of the Year awards. But that doesn't mean it did everything right.
With at least one potential game of the year exclusively nesting on the Playstation 3 and a price drop under its belt, the PS3 has had a pretty darn good year.
A massive title update for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves drops this Friday, with a new multiplayer map, global and friend list leaderboards, and a double cash weekend. Unfortunately, Drake went a little overboard at Thanksgiving dinner.
Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3 exclusive Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, as expected, trounced the competition in October moving over a half-million copies, according to the NPD Group. But competitors Wii Fit Plus and Borderlands racked up impressive sales of their own.