Well what better chance is there to look at this Sony exclusive for the PlayStation 3 than upon the release of its little brother title, Uncharted: Golden Abyss , for the PlayStation Vita.
Drakes Deception rounds out the trilogy of Uncharted exclusives by developer Naughty Dog for the PlayStation 3, and it is a fine example of a genre that the team seemed to have create, that of cinematic adventure.
Just like Spielberg did with young Indiana Jones, Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception begins with some insight into the boyhood of Nathan Drake, showing the street urchin developing his parkour skills and acquiring both friends and enemies that weave in and out of his life as he progresses into the archetype adventure hero.
All the mainstays of the Uncharted series return for Drakes Deception. There are the extreme epic set pieces, favourites being the chaotic battle on a gigantic cargo plane, complete with parachute-less plummet as well as the exploration and gun-play aboard a cruise ship during a wild sea storm. The artistry injected into each scene is magnificent.
There have been complaints about the games shooting stages, and yes there can be frustration here at times with Naughty Dog going a little overboard on the amount of enemies thrown at Drake, particularly when this is no Gears Of War when it comes to handling the mechanics of third-person gun control.
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