Treasure hunter Nathan Drake embarks on a quest in search of the Atlantis of the Sands while battling an ancient, sinister organization.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Reviews
3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nathan Drake (voice)
...
Victor Sullivan (voice)
...
Elena Fisher (voice)
...
Chloe Frazer (voice)
...
Rosalind Ayres ...
...
Talbot / Atoq Navarro (voice)
...
...
Young Nathan Drake (voice) (as Billy Unger)
...
Salim / Marlowe's Agents (voice)
...
Harry Flynn (voice)
...
Eddy Raja (voice)
...
...
...
Hired Thugs (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Fortune hunter Nathan Drake is catapulted headlong into an adventure that takes him on a daring trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert in a search for the fabled "Atlantis of the Sands." This journey pits him and his mentor Victor Sullivan against the occult treachery of a shadowy clandestine organization and its ruthless leader. 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. Written by Sony Computer Entertainment

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

T | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

1 November 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Uncharted 3: L'inganno di Drake  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Naughty Dog community strategist, Arne Meyer, said that Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is created like a Hollywood film, especially the motion capture and voice acting procedure. The Uncharted series has received praise for its movie-like sections, which Naughty Dog was keen to take to the next level in Uncharted 3. See more »

Quotes

Nathan Drake: [while Cutter is searching Nate] Enjoying yourself, pal?
Charlie Cutter: Yeah, you're a comedian.
See more »

Connections

References The Living Daylights (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Drake's Delusion
18 August 2014 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

There's no doubt that Uncharted 3 is a spectacular game in terms of design and imagination, though it falls down when it comes to story and irritating programming. At this point I feel that franchise fatigue is setting in and that evenly releasing the series two years apart means it's all very routine and formulaic and the developers are just rehashing the gameplay and transplanting the engine from one sequel to another. Nathan Drake still sticks to things when you don't want him to, will dive and roll when you want him to take cover, and will pick up the wrong thing because the buttons have been assigned too many different controls depending on the environment. It's a straight-up cut and paste.

I had no idea what or why Drake was after this time, or who the bad guys were. It was so cursory and yet confusing. English dudes in suits pop up and you kill, kill, kill. It honestly felt like I was fighting against UK Parliament as the main bad guy looks a lot like David Miliband.

The game flashes back to Nathan Drakes childhood, somewhere in the mid-nineties and how he met Sully. Then there's shooting and killing in the tunnels beneath London, a riot in a dilapidated French mansion (why this was in the game or what real purpose it served was lost on me), and a completely superfluous battle on a sinking cruise ship. Yes, these levels are fun and exciting, but they are just there to bloat out the game and make it feel wholesome despite the fact that they mean very little to the plot. It's just same old same old.

I liked the Uncharted world to begin with, but now it's getting quite stale and the games are becoming indistinguishable from each other. The characters are still great, though they need a much better destination and motivation than what we get here. Uncharted seems to be thriving on superficial drivel when it should be blowing us away, which is a real shame as a game as visually breathtaking as this should not have such a lame, perfunctory story.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where should Uncharted 4 take place? Soup_R_Crackers
What did you miss in Uncharted 3 greggveka
Films like Uncharted greggveka
What Uncharted 4 should be about? DerecktheDude
Best Game I Ever Played joshuachetty01
so.........what WAS Drakes Deception?? CHVone
Discuss Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?