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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Platform(s): PlayStation 3
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: SCEA
Developer: Naughty Dog
Release Date: Oct. 13, 2009 (US), Oct. 16, 2009 (EU)

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'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' (PS3) Demo and Heroes Skin Pack DLC Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. PST

Fortune hunter Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Naughty Dog's blistering PS3-exclusive third-person action/adventure shooter.

Fortune hunter Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, a blistering third person action adventure shooter.

Down on his luck, Drake is lured back into the treacherous world of thieves and mercenary treasure seekers he had sought to leave behind. When a mysterious artefact propels Drake on an expedition to find the legendary Himalayan valley of Shambhala, he finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse against a fugitive war criminal who is after more than just the fabled riches of the lost city.

Caught in a web of deception and plunged into an increasingly deadly pursuit that tests the limits of his endurance, Drake will be forced to risk everything – but has his luck finally run out?

Guerilla Games, Insomniac Games and Sucker Punch Productions, have teamed up to create something unique within the Uncharted 2 competitive multiplayer modes, the Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack.

The PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack contains seven new skins featuring some key personalities from other major PlayStation first-party titles – Sev and a Helghast soldier from Killzone 2, Nathan Hale and a Chimera from Resistance 2, and Cole (both good and evil variants!) and Zeke from inFAMOUS.

Th Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack will be available for purchase globally on the PlayStation Store on January 28, 2010, for $4.99 in the US. If you’re outside of the U.S., check your local Store or announcement for region specific pricing.

On January 28 – the UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves single-player demo will be available to all, free of cost.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, the follow up to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, will feature up to 10 players in 5-versus-5 competitive gameplay. Cooperative multiplayer modes allow up-to-3 players to progress through a variety of environments by working together to accomplish set objectives. Utilizing a robust party system, groups of players will remain together in ranked and custom matches while earning currency, which used in combination with currency earned in single player missions, will unlock additional content and upgrades.

Presented with multiple modes of competitive gameplay, players battle in ranked matches that include Death Match and Plunder, a unique style of multiplayer competition that encourages team work to transport a treasure over dynamic terrain such as ledges and obstacles. Plunder brings truly vertical game play to traditional multiplayer modes. With maps based on environments from the single player campaign, players are taken from the nighttime streets of a war torn city to a Nepalese village and have the ability to create custom games allowing them to play any type of game on any map.

Features:

  • Free-flowing gunplay adds a unique vertical element to standard third person shooting mechanics
  • Immersive action adventure epic featuring gun fights, melee combat, stealth, platform play and puzzle solving
  • A blockbuster gaming experience – over-the-top set pieces, compelling cinematics and high production values plunge you into the story

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