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Naughty Dog not making Uncharted NGP because it’s “a one game studio”

Tuesday, 8th February 2011 13:06 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Naughty Dog community boss Arne Meyer has said the reason it’s not making Uncharted for NGP is because it is “a one game studio.”

Speaking at last week’s PlayStation Experience press event in London, where Naughty Dog was showing Uncharted 3 for PS3, Meyer said that it was happy to hand over the reins to Sony Bend.

“We’re a one game studio so it would be very challenging for us,” he told EGTV.

“I know a long time ago we had looked at trying to do that as well, but it’s really about what makes sense for the universe and for the franchise as well.”

Meyer added: “Sony Bend’s a great studio, we have a great relationship with them, so it’s really exciting to see a new platform and see what they can do with it given all of the new control options they’ve got as well.”

Uncharted NGP was shown off at the next-gen handheld’s debut nearly two weeks ago, and is one of many big first-party IPs coming to the system, including Resistance, Killzone and LittleBigPlanet.

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, meanwhile, releases on November 1 in the US. A European release date is yet to be confirmed.

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  1. Bond James Bond

    Uncharted is shite, one of the most over-rated IP’s of all time. It’s basically Tomb Raider with a cock.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Crysis

    Entertainment as a whole is overrated, but that’s life, get over it & find one.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. daytripper

    a one series per gen studio they mean :-) i’ll stick to the brilliant console uncharteds personally, not into handheld stuff much.

    @2 he has to get a life because he doesnt like uncharted?

    #3 3 years ago
  4. kdogg

    and Mr Bond you’re just a cock without the Tomb Raider

    #4 3 years ago
  5. StolenGlory

    “It’s basically Tomb Raider with a cock.”

    Seeling it a bit short no?

    - A superb story with some of the best VA ever seen.
    - Massively expansive levels with just the right amount of set pieces thrown in to make it feel every bit a Hollywood blockbuster as it does an immersive gaming experience.
    - Some of the best and most intuitive platforming I have ever seen which shames Tomb Raider’s awkward acrobatics.
    - A modestly deep, yet hugely accessible and satisfying combat system, which includes counter strikes, throws and more.
    - A pretty decent online mode that offers an addictive hook all of it’s own.
    - Some of the best visuals ever seen in this current generation of console hardware.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Crysis

    @3, No, he’s spending his spare time trolling, thought that was obvious…

    #6 3 years ago
  7. daytripper

    @6 “thought that was obvious…” not really,i havent read anything from him before……

    ……………….

    ……………….

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Crysis

    Too many dots, lay of the weed :P

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Len

    I’m with no.5…bring it on! :)

    #9 3 years ago
  10. daytripper

    i loved uncharted 2 online, especially the co-op missions, didnt appreciate other gamers looking at my ass playing as chloe tho!

    @8 havent touched drugs for years mate, maybe i should start again to cope with back_ups/tea/itsucks posts

    #10 3 years ago
  11. back_up

    uncharted is the best thing happen to gaming
    and now it will be on true next gen handheld

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Bond James Bond

    Crysis, bright as a blackout as usual…

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Gekidami

    ^ Is that your catch phrase or are you just that unoriginal?

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Bond James Bond

    @13

    Let me guess, you’re his alt account!

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Michael O’Connor

    It’s like watching a bunch of babies throwing sand at each other in the sandpit, in here.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. osric90

    Anyonw who hates Uncharted is a poor soul that made the mistake of buying the wrong console.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Isaaclarke37

    I can’t wait for the NGP release and it’s game.

    #17 3 years ago