Good Cop: Uncharted 3 Review
Nov08

Good Cop: Uncharted 3 Review

Popping in this game coming fresh off of Dark Souls was quite a shock, for plenty of obvious reasons but in particular the effect of dying.  Whereas death is a (very) commonly undergone game mechanic in Dark Souls, dying is one of the only ways Uncharted 3 will briefly pull you from the immersive world.  When contrasted to the highly context sensitive, smoothly rendered character animations, seeing Drake’s body go limp and rag doll...

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Bad Cop: Uncharted 3 Review
Nov08

Bad Cop: Uncharted 3 Review

When Uncharted 2 dropped it was termed an unqualified success for many excellent reasons, not the least of which was its momentous leap forward from its prequel.  The spectacular improvement instantly catapulted the franchise out of the cozy confines of “solid PS3 exclusive” to such stale turns of phrase as “system mover” and “game of the year material”.  Uncharted 3 lacks the sheer strength to foist from your memory the outright...

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Can’t Wait for Uncharted 3 Release?  Play Enslaved.
Aug05

Can’t Wait for Uncharted 3 Release? Play Enslaved.

As I write this, November 1st is currently 2112 hours away, and it is holding Uncharted 3 hostage.   This fall’s lineup of new PS3 releases offers precious little in the way of time-wasters, let alone solid puzzle/platform/action/adventure/stealth games.  It’s a slow season.  As a result, we at the Flashy Review have been playing the first two Uncharted games on a loop, and sifting through some titles we missed during the past year in...

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