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  • Summary: A search for the fabled "Atlantis of the Sands" propels fortune hunter Nathan Drake on a trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert. When the terrible secrets of this lost city are unearthed, Drake's quest descends into a desperate bid for survival that strains the limits of his endurance and forces him to confront his deepest fears. Expand
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  1. Positive: 96 out of 97
  2. Negative: 0 out of 97
  1. Feb 5, 2012
    100
    It's more than just the best entry in an outstanding series though - it epitomises the very reason many of us play video games. And that's its greatest achievement.
  2. Oct 24, 2011
    100
    The visuals are breathtaking, the story is fascinating and the gameplay is never-ending. Uncharted 3 is like a fast-paced locomotive that cannot be stopped. The expectations were high, but Naughty Dog met them and even added an action-oriented frantic multiplayer. This third title clearly honours its parents, but as a child it does tricks with its pulsing vigour.
  3. Oct 25, 2011
    98
    Words almost can't describe a game that nears perfection. And that is exactly what Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception does.
  4. Oct 25, 2011
    93
    Uncharted is still an incredible cinematic experience, but its own issues remain the same: limited interactivity, often too linear. Despite this, it's still one of the best adventure titles of the year, one you shouldn't miss. Multiplayer is just an add-on, but a very well crafted one.
  5. Nov 8, 2011
    90
    It's an amazing game with an engrossing singleplayer campaign and a complex multiplayer mode that allows for months of fun. But don't expect a massive quality leap from Uncharted 2.
  6. Oct 24, 2011
    90
    Naughty Dog once again delivers a unique cinematic experience that has no equal. With superb graphics, unbelievable set-pieces, superb story telling and great characters, Uncharted 3 is a genre-defining game. Next time though, we'd like to see better shooting mechanics.
  7. Oct 30, 2011
    50
    Two years after Thieves, Uncharted's gameplay mechanics and conventions are no longer dated; they're borderline archaic.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 65 out of 870
  1. Nov 1, 2011
    10
    GREATEST GAME EVER MADE. i want to write another review about this game and just say that you owe it to yourself to check this out, im deep into multiplayer now and it actually has gotten better when i didn't think it could. drakes adventure is nothing short of an absolute blast, you can get lost very easily into the humor, the charm and the story. sadly there are trolls on here, they come to try to tarnish this amazing game, if one of you is reading this, stop torturing yourself, buy this game! its amazing. Expand
  2. Apr 1, 2014
    10
    Simply the best game I've ever played..Story,characters,voice acting,gameplay,graphics,online mode...finished 3 times and never get bored by repeting the story........... Expand
  3. Nov 10, 2011
    10
    Uncharted series has to be the best exclusive for the PS3. This game out did itself to how gorgeous the game looks, to the excellent cinematic. This has everything that a hardcore gamer is looking for, deep story that involves you with the characters and the outcome, and the great multiplayer experience. This is a must buy game for ps3 owners greatest game ever.coolest game character and great adventure. Expand
  4. Nov 3, 2011
    10
    This is an amazing game, even better than its phenomenal predecessor. Naughty Dog really put their all into this and it shows. The attention to detail is breathtaking and the overall linearity of the game countered by the ingenious treasures system which gives you the chance to deviate from the main path of the story to collect up to 100 well hidden artifacts. Something every PS3 owner should have in their collection. Expand
  5. Nov 10, 2011
    9
    This game makes Hollywood looks like a you-tube fanmade low budget movies.This game got it all, the graphics are out of this world gameplay very well done and story brilliant that you will never see it coming!!A must own game for every PS3 Owner out there. Expand
  6. Nov 10, 2011
    9
    You won't find a more exhilarating experience on any console than this! Epic action sequences that will have your heart pounding, amazing story, and lovable characters. This beats any big-budget Hollywood action flick out there! Expand
  7. Sep 11, 2014
    0
    This game is **** horrible the worst game of the uncharted series. The story is paper thin and becomes rubbish at the end. The characters I got to say **** Charlie Cutter he is a whiney pathetic oaf throughout this horrendous garbage also it is worse than Indiana Jones Temple of doom. Expand

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