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GAME REVIEW – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PlayStation 4)

By Marty Mulrooney

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. A sequel to the critically acclaimed original PlayStation 3 trilogy that ended in 2011 with Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Uncharted 4 has been confirmed by Naughty Dog as the final game in the Uncharted series. Picking up several years after the events of the previous game, A Thief’s End sees Nathan Drake drawn back towards a life of adventure when his long lost brother Sam turns up asking for help.

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FEATURE ARTICLE – Uncharted 4’s Beautiful Photo Mode

By Marty Mulrooney

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an absolutely gorgeous game, but don’t just take our word for it. Feast your eyes on these breathtaking pictures captured during AMO’s first playthrough!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Christopher Golden (Author, Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth)

By Marty Mulrooney

Christopher Golden Interview

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth, describing it as “a pleasant surprise – an official tie-in novel that truly lives up to the critically-acclaimed Uncharted franchise.” We are therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with the award-winning author of the book, Christopher Golden!

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BOOK REVIEW – Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth by Christopher Golden

By Marty Mulrooney

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Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth by Christopher Golden is the official tie-in novel of the award-winning Uncharted video game series on PlayStation 3. In this standalone tale, adventurer and thief Nathan Drake is called to New York City by his mentor Victor Sullivan, whose friend, a world-famous archaeologist, has been found murdered in Manhattan. Together, they will unravel a complex mystery that will see them travelling to both Egypt and Greece, before uncovering the secrets of the deadly fourth labyrinth…

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GAME REVIEW – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

Uncharted 3 Drake's Deception

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception is the latest instalment in the Uncharted series of video games created by Naughty Dog for PlayStation 3. The plot revolves around the ‘Iram of the Pillars’, an ancient city lost in the Rub’ al Khali desert. The complex relationship between Nathan Drake and his mentor Victor Sullivan is further explored as they battle the mysterious Katherine Marlowe and her right-hand man, Talbot. *Warning: due to the story-heavy nature of Uncharted 3, there are minor spoilers present throughout this review.*

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GAME REVIEW – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)

By Marty Mulrooney

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Before I review what is surely the biggest release of the month (if not the year), I must first set the scene. Although the PC is where I started as a gamer, it was the Playstation where I ultimately ended up, at least 90% of the time anyway. I have never strayed to other consoles (although I did dabble with the GameCube somewhat), and nowadays my Playstation 3 is a constant daily source of entertainment for me, echoing backwards through the gaming years of my PS2 and PS1 days.

Every single successful gaming console has risen or fallen based on not only the quality of the games on offer, but the level of brand recognition afforded by first party developers. Sega had Sonic, Nintendo had Mario, Microsoft had Master Chief. Playstation had several potential candidates, ranging from Crash Bandicoot to Solid Snake. Yet I would argue it was only with the PS3’s launch, and ‘the little game that could’ known as Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, that we finally got a mascot that screamed exclusivity, immense production values and genuine charm. Continue reading

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