If the story called for it, Naughty Dog would have no problem killing an Uncharted character

Saturday, 18th June 2011 16:30 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells has said that if the script called for it, he’d have no qualms about killing-off a main character in the Uncharted series.

Speaking with CVG, Wells said if it were done, though, it wouldn’t be just for “dramatic shock value.”

“We’re not dogmatic about anything,” he said. “If that is what it takes [to advance the storyline] then that’s what it takes. And not just for dramatic shock value – it would definitely have to tie into the narrative that [we're] trying to tell and expose an aspect of Drake’s character that we would want to delve into.”

Wells never said whether an offing of a main character was being planned or not, but he did say that the focus this time around would be mainly on Drake, with the rest taking a backseat.

“We are trying to keep things fresh and draw certain aspects of Nate’s personality out as well as the characters he’s surrounded with,” he said. “Chloe and Elena are back but they aren’t the emphasis of the story the way they were in Uncharted 2. This time round the emphasis is on Victor Sullivan and his mentor/protégé relationship with Drake.”

Uncharted 3 is slated for release on November 1.



  1. pukem0n

    they could even kill of nathan drake and replace him with another generic main character, nobody would even notice…

    #1 4 years ago
  2. osric90

    @1 Sarcasm… right…? Right?!

    Anyway, this is not a series that contains a lot of drama so killing a main character would be used as an excuse to change something/someone. Yes, it has dramatic parts that doesn’t necessarily involve people dying. It could be the struggle, impotence, desperations… I felt many things in Uncharted frist and second without even having to see someone die on the screen.

    Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, I’m ready for you anyway.

    PS: Yesterday I walked around Santa Monica and the huge buildings where Nauthgy Dog is supossed to be and saw a guy wearing the t-shirt walking! Yeah!

    #2 4 years ago
  3. ybfelix

    why Drake’s character type is considered an generic everyman? In my real life, I don’t recall that many people talk so much “witty” or “dramatic” lines at Drake’s frequency, and of course even less so his acrobatic skills.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Telepathic.Geometry

    Sounds good, I love Sully.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. OrbitMonkey

    Well maybe *THEY* wouldn’t have a problem, but *I* would have a fucking problem!! D:

    #5 4 years ago
  6. HauntaVirus

    Kill Chloe!


    #6 4 years ago
  7. ultramega

    But first we need a Witcher 2 style sex scene.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. KAP


    Yea because every other video game character you give a shit like you do drake right?
    In parts Nathan Drake generally at times makes me laugh with the smart or funny lines throughout his adventures.
    More then i can say for other main characters i can tell ya.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. blackdreamhunk

    how about the main character???

    #9 4 years ago

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