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Uncharted 3 to be playable in “high-resolution stereoscopic 3D”

Thursday, 9 December 2010 17:23 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Naughty Dog has posted over on the US PS Blog not only the teaser for Uncharted 3 you saw on EW’s site and through our earlier post, but the news that the game will be playable in “high-resolution stereoscopic 3D”.

According to the firm’s community strategist Arne Meyer,  Drake’s new adventure contains a storyline which will “take you all over the world”.

In Drake’s Deception, our hero will be searching for the “Atlantis of the Sands”, with Sully rumored to be in the “heart of the Arabian Desert. But when terrible secrets of this lost city are uncovered, their journey becomes a desperate bid for survival that will force Drake to confront his deepest fears.”

“Throughout Uncharted 3, you’ll be taken to spectacular new locations around the globe,that will showcase all of the work we’ve taken on to take acclaimed physics, particle and visual effects to a new level, said Meyer.

“Competitive and co-op multiplayer will return as a key ingredient to the Uncharted 3 package, where all of the new features we have planned will combine with our signature single-player cinematic gameplay to create a unique action-adventure multiplayer experience that can only be found in the Uncharted universe.”

Here’s a list of features from the press release:

Key Features:

  • Bigger set pieces and more explosive adventure, driven by Naughty Dog’s signature storytelling and cinematic presentation.
  • Competitive and co-op multiplayer return with brand new experiences and massively expanded feature sets. The UNCHARTED universe provides online players with a unique Action Adventure multiplayer experience, bringing the cinematic elements of the single-player campaign into multiplayer.
  • Nathan Drake can now take on opponents in more ways than before: hand-to-hand combat with multiple opponents, contextual melee attacks, and new stealth options. UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception also features expanded and diverse traversal moves with deep gunplay.
  • Naughty Dog introduces new physics, visuals, and environmental effects. UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception features new innovations in sand, fire, smoke, and water dynamics and effects. UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception will be playable in Stereoscopic 3D.

More information on the game is expected to be released in the December 17 issue of Entertainment Weekly along with the official world premiere at the VGAs on Saturday evening.

Uncharted 3 is confirmed for a 2011 release.

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35 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    High Resolution? Oh yes. I think i will connect my Ps3 this time to my monitor and will play it.

    Now that is going to be a blast. I hope that they won’t screw up the graphics just because of the high resolution.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Crysis

    Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will host the first live gameplay demonstration of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception on Monday, December 13th.
    @1, They make 3D monitors now? Or does Nvidia vision compatible monitors work with non pc things? Or do you have a 3D tv that you use as a monitor?

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    @2 *facepalm* Oh lol… Companies make 3D monitors like for 2-3 years already. but really its started like 10 years ago in 3D
    Nvidia is the first in 3D. I bought my 3D monitor in 2009 with Nvidia 3D Vision.

    It’s hillarious that some people think that sony is FIRST in this when 3D games like Resident Evil, Batman:Arkham Asylum and etc. are long time in production in 3D

    first videocard that supported 3D was 8800 GTS with 3D Vision driver

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Virginityrocks

    3d monitors have been around since like, 1995. The console gaming scene lags behind PC by up to a decade. PC has had games in well over 1080p for about 12 years now, and online gaming on the PC started around 1996.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. NoxNoctisUmbra

    Well if you put it that way, Nvidia made first 3D for PC games, SONY for Console games.

    Also @1, make sure the HDMI on your Screen supports 3D. Some monitors do work with Nvidia 3D, but wont work with HDMI for Bluray and PS3.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. mattrobbo670

    so 3d monitors can run 3d ps3 games

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Crysis

    @3, I knew Nvidia Vision has been out for several years, but i’m not a computer geek so i wouldn’t know that those compatible monitors work with the PS3 the same way the new tv sets do(same as mattrobbo670), i knew Samsung had 3dtv sets out a while before Sony did.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Erthazus

    @7 you don’t need to be a geek to know that. http://www.nvidia.com and there is everything about 3D.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Jensen6

    awesome. ’nuff said

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Crysis

    @8, Australia’s not listed D: no idea how to get pass that page :( (jkn ofc) I’ll just click USA/Canada…
    Still can’t find any info related to non pc 3D on that page…
    Also the 1st 3D monitor released in Australia was in January this year, so anything else prior would have flied right by me.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. theevilaires

    O.M.Goodness I just creamed my pants. For the guys here who haven’t had the opportunity to experience 3D in a controlled environment (your home….not at the store) then you’re missing out on one of the neatest things to happened to gaming this gen.

    CoD:BO looks amazing in 3D. The guy pops out of the screen so real and when you aim down your sight it feels like you’re holding the gun in real life. G1GAHURTZ suck it up and wear the glasses I know you’re going flip out when you play CoD like that.

    Super Stardust HD: Best twin stick shooter is 50 million times better in 3D enough said.

    GT5 in 3D is the next best thing than driving the car in real life yourself. Enjoy GT5 without the 3D for the rest of the year then go out and buy a 3D TV Jan 2011. Play GT5 in 3D then go tell your friends SONY just released another GT because that’s how much different of a game it is. Then pat yourself on the back for listening to me.

    UC3 in 3D…..Will make M$ rushed their next console to market asap because it will absolutely make the 360 irrelevant after 2011. Thats how good 3D gaming is and I’m so glad UC3 is getting that treatment. There are many games I would love to go back in play in native 3D if I could but I’m hoping after the industry sees what Naughty Dog can do they will follow the leader in this industry and start making their games in native 3D too.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Quiiick

    “Deception” means being “betrayed/dishonestly or unfairly treated”, right? (English is not my native language.)

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Crysis

    It means lie, or trick.
    To make someone believe something that is not true.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. theevilaires

    ^ Yup. And that screen shot is a deception too because I doubt the whole game will be set in the desert. Remember the train portion of UC2 (SPOILERS FOR THOSE WHO HAVEN’T PLAYED IT YET: GARRATT) as it traversed from the jungle city to the mountains of Shambala. This game will have many different places to explore.

    Remember this is on a Blu Ray….not a DVD ;)

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Crysis

    The PS3 slim should of had a BD drive upgrade, installing before playing for the first time is a nuisance, but it’s the same upgrade to DVD as DVD was to CD, unfortunately the original drives in the PS3 weren’t powerful enough to properly stream HD content.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. osric90

    Shit, I wanted 1080p, not stereoscopic 3D. Hope when this is unabled 1080p is possible…or even the old 720p but with lots of filters, effects, maybe a little grain here and there… Other things that gives the game a better texture. Uncharted2 was perfect, it will be hard to beat that mark.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Michael O’Connor

    In high resolution? Oh wow, that’s so revolutionary! *roles eyes* All that really matters is whether the game plays any good or not.

    I couldn’t care less if it was 1080p, 480p, or running on a 300ft projector, as long as the gameplay is up to scratch. This is Uncharted and Naughty Dog, so I doubt that’ll be a problem.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Erthazus

    “In high resolution? Oh wow, that’s so revolutionary! *roles eyes* All that really matters is whether the game plays any good or not.”

    Same goes to resolution. It’s important for the Naughty Dog vision.
    and it’s a technical achievement for the outdated console

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Anders

    @14: Brilliant deduction. Then again, that is said outright in the USA Today article published earlier.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Gekidami

    ^ It also says so on the blog;
    “the return of famed fortune hunter Nathan Drake and follows him through a gripping, action-packed storyline that will take you all over the world”…

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    @Geki, i’m not sure that Drake will be in Japan, China, Russia, India :D it’s too much awesomeness.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. The Hindle

    You know that plane may be a level, maybe youre on the plane as its going down?

    #22 4 years ago
  23. theevilaires

    ^ so true remember the (SPOILER ALERT FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVEN’T BEEN BOTHERED TO START THIS GAME YET: GARRATT) section where you had to get out the train before it fell of the cliff?! O.M.Goodness I can’t wait to play this game in 3D! Imagine debris coming at you in 3D while the plane is ripping to parts as its going down.

    I’m telling you guys get a fucking 3D tv its worth it.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. spiderLAW

    TEA whats ur email?

    #24 4 years ago
  25. tontsa91

    Please don’t ruin my most anticipated game with 3D… please Sony…

    #25 4 years ago
  26. theevilaires

    theevilaires@hotmail.com DUDE HURRY ASAP!

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Gekidami

    ^ I gonna totally sign up to as many porn sites as possible with that e-mail address.

    Nah, i wont, but you shouldnt give out your e-mail address to everyone.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. theevilaires

    ^ I never use it anyway. Trust me I know shit loads of XBOTS on here will go out of there way and do it. O’Connor of course leading the herd. Spider hurry up dude!

    #28 4 years ago
  29. spiderLAW

    sent dude

    #29 4 years ago
  30. OrbitMonkey

    If I start saving now, I should have enough for a decent 3d tv in time for this :D

    #30 4 years ago
  31. spiderLAW

    why not Geki?
    iamdbz@hotmail.com is mine

    #31 4 years ago
  32. KBST

    @6 No, standard 3d (or 120hz) pc-monitors are not compatible with consoles and 3d blu ray players. They cannot transmit the signal properly. The first monitor that is compatible with 3d multimedia stuff (and also comes with a pair of glasses) is the Acer HS244HQ, available by the end of the month for 400 Euro.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. xxJPRACERxx

    I don’t want to burst your bubble Erthazus but I don’t think the PS3 is compatible with 3D Vision.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. albo88

    i thing this guy theevilaires is a fucking ignorant but really with the real meaning of the world lmfao

    CoD:BO looks amazing in 3D. The guy pops out of the screen so real and when you aim down your sight it feels like you’re holding the gun in real life.

    ahahahahahahahahahahaha

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Tell ya what. When I get my 3D TV in a year or so, this feature will be AWESOME. You know Naughty Dog always has to outdo themselves.

    #35 4 years ago

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    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]