Christophe Balestra

Uncharted creator not “forced out” of Naughty Dog – co-presidents

Uncharted creator Amy Hennig was not “forced out” of Naughty Dog, according to co-presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra.

7 years ago

Christophe Balestra headlines

  • The Last of Us development has concluded

    The Last of Us has finished development, lovelies. Start your excited dance now. The news was announced via an Instagram picture posted by Naughty Dog co-president Christophe Balestra earlier today. Likely, this means it’s golden and ready to be shipped to the pressers for distribution. About time, eh? The Last of Us releases June 14 […]

    8 years ago
  • Naughty Dog won't repeat "mistakes" of previous console transition

    Naughty Dog learned from the PlayStation 2 to PlayStation 3 transition, co-presidents Christophe Balestra and Evan Wells have said, and is better prepared for the jump to PlayStation 4.

    8 years ago
  • Naughty Dog not keen on "terrifying", "tough" next-gen transition

    Uncharted developer Naughty Dog isn’t champing at the bit for a new generation of hardware, finding the shift from one machine to another something of a nightmare.

    10 years ago
  • Second Naughty Dog team at work on The Last of Us for two years

    A few more scanty details on Naughty Dog’s newly-announced The Last of Us have been harvested from around the web.

    10 years ago
  • Uncharted 3 demoed live on Jimmy Fallon - watch it here

    Naughty Dog co-presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra appeared on Jimmy Fallon overnight to show off Uncharted 3 after previous showings of Gears 3 and MW3 earlier this week. The clip shows the latter part of the E3 demo shown during the Sony press conference last week at E3. And yes, there’s more screaming. Watch […]

    10 years ago
  • Sony: More Uncharted NGP details to drop next Thursday

    Sony’s confirmed that more details on Uncharted NGP will arrive on June 2, four days before the start of E3 week.

    10 years ago
  • Uncharted NGP to "most likely" feature Uncharted 3 interaction

    Naughty Dog co-president Christophe Balestra has said that there’ll be “most likely” interaction between Uncharted 3 and Uncharted NGP.

    10 years ago
  • Uncharted 2 used "close to 100%" of PS3's "power"

    Naughty Dog co-boss Christophe Balestra’s claimed Uncharted 2 almost maxes out PS3’s “power”.“On PlayStation 3 for our first game, we were using probably only 30 percent of the power of the Cell, and this time we’re getting close to 100 percent of using the power of the PS3,” he said, talking in two making-of movies […]

    12 years ago
  • Uncharted 2 multiplayer Beta now available on PSN

    Christophe Balestra, co-president of Naughty Dog, has just tweeted that the multiplayer Beta for Uncharted 2 is now available on PSN. That’s grand news there, and apparently, the game is really-really good, because according to Geoff Keighley, you’re going to be fucking “blown away”.Go now to your living room, bedroom, attic, cellar, sex-dungeon, or where […]

    12 years ago
  • Naughty Dog: Uncharted 2 will not require an install

    Naughty Dog co-president Christophe Balestra has just tweeted that Uncharted 2 does not require an install on PS3.Here’s the full tweet:“Uncharted 2 does not require any install.”This was apparently an attempt to clear up any confusion over the game’s boxart, which included a typo claiming that a mandatory 1.7Gb install was required to play the […]

    12 years ago
  • "We wanted to show this wasn’t just a jungle game," says Naughty Dog

    In an interview with Edge, Naughty Dog co-president Christophe Balestra said that this time round, the Uncharted: Among Thieves team has something prove in the environment department.“We wanted a wide range of environments this time,” explains Balestra. “We wanted to show this wasn’t just a jungle game.”According to the article, Among Thieves looked anything but:And, […]

    13 years ago