Uncharted: Fortune Hunter Review: Gold on the Run

uncharted-fortune-hunter-headerIt’s not unusual to see big game franchises get mobile spin-offs as part of their lineup. Square Enix has mobile games for Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider and Hitman. Nintendo is working on a move into that sector. EA has a whole host of mobile titles too. Now, Sony is dipping its toes into the mobile sector with a puzzle game based Uncharted that’s more of a booster pack for Uncharted 4’s multiplayer than a new entry in the franchise.

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Wednesday Link-Off: Fringe Benefits

It’s time for another set of Wednesday links. Since I missed out on her epic EPSYs appearance, here’s Emmanuelle Chriqui.

Once again, Brendan Shanahan and the NHL’s R&D department are back at work trying novel new things to fix hockey. Do they actually think that hockey still needs fixing after the playoffs we just saw? (Puck Daddy)

The US Women’s National Team may have lost the World Cup but Alex Morgan may have won the war. She’s the breakout star from the tournament based on the number of marriage proposals on her Facebook page. (Dirty Tackle)

With the NBA lockout looking like it’ll be for the long haul, it’s drawing comparisons to the NHL lockout. (NOLA)

After the jump, the latest on the Uncharted movie, Darth Vader gets kicked off Google+, and an a capella Star Wars. Continue reading

Uncharted: Eye of Indra (The Motion Comic)

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned before that I’m a huge fan of the Uncharted video game series. The other day, I was looking up a target for a release date of the already announced Uncharted 3 when I came across this. (By the way, I’ve only been able to find out that it’s starting production sometime this year but I’d imagine that a 2011 release date is likely.) In conjunction with the release of Uncharted 2, developer Naughty Dog released a series of motion comics that were a prequel to Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune to fill in some back story to the first game.

So here’s some of Nathan Drake’s adventures just before the events of the first Uncharted game in Uncharted: Eye of Indra. Continue reading