Hair of the Dog - Week of Dec 27, 2009

Hair of the Dog - Week of Dec 27, 2009

We’ve got just the thing to cure your weekly gaming hangover… every Saturday morning, Hair of the Dog compiles a round-up of interesting Naughty Dog and UNCHARTED 2 links from around the web.

January 2, 2010

We’ve got just the thing to cure your weekly gaming hangover… every Saturday morning, Hair of the Dog compiles a round-up of interesting Naughty Dog and UNCHARTED 2 links from around the web.

Eurogamer’s Game of the Year 2009 - Eurogamer
Eurogamer staff discuss the publication’s pick for the top game released in 2009—our own UNCHARTED 2.

Eurogamer Reader’s Top 50 Games of 2009 - Eurogamer
Eurogamer readers voted on their top games of this year. Echoing Eurogamer staff, we’re pleased as punch to see that they feel UNCHARTED 2 also deserves the top spot.

Naughty Dog and Uncharted 2 rule the holidays - Examiner.com
Matt at Examiner.com posts the holiday card we sent out to journalists, friends and partners last month.

Reaction Time: Naughty Dog’s Evan Wells Reflects on Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - The Feed - G4
After receiving X-Play’s award for Game of the Year, G4 takes some extra time to have a very interesting chat with Evan Wells about UNCHARTED 2 and the development process. G4’s excellent questions leads to some worthwhile insight into what went into making our game.

Staff Favorites 2009 - The Escapist
The staff of the Escapist lists their personal Top 5 games of 2009. In a year filled with a TON of “Top 5” worthy games, it’s always nice to see UNCHARTED 2 appear in a couple of these lists.

ZoKnowsGaming’s 2009 Best Of PS3 Video Game Awards - ZoKnowsGaming
ZoKnowsGaming lists their opinions on the Best PS3 games from 2009 in a variety of categories. Looking over their list, it’s definitely been a great year for gaming. Of course, it’s a great year for us with yet another Game of the Year award.

Best video games of the decade - Examiner.com
It’s great to get recognized as one of the best games of this year, but it’s amazing to see that we make Examiner.com’s list of the best video games of the decade.

The Obligatory ‘Game of the Year’ Article - This Is My Joystick
The staff of This Is My Joystick each list out their pick for the game of the year—as always, awesome to see UNCHARTED 2 get a couple of mentions.

Giant Bomb’s Game of the Year, 2009 - Giant Bomb
Absolutely awesome to see we took the top spot in Giant Bomb’s survey of the best games of 2009 - they’ve built an incredible site and community in just a year. We look forward to seeing them grow more in 2010.

Newsarama’s Best Video Games of 2009 - Newsarama
I can’t sum it up any better than Lucas Siegel’s opening to his pick for Game of the Year:

Uncharted 2 is not just the game of the year on the PlayStation 3.
Uncharted 2 is not just the game of the year 2009.
Uncharted 2 is the best game so far on this generation of consoles.

Uncharted 2’s Sloppy Fiction - Expressive Intelligence Studio
Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Assistant Professor at UC Santa Cruz, writes for the Expressive Intelligence Studio about his experience with UNCHARTED 2 and takes a critical view on how we handled storytelling in our game.

The Ten Most Influential Women In Games Of The Past Decade - Kotaku
Trina Schwimmer, of GamingAngels.com, covers off on her list of the ten most influential women in games over the last ten years for Kotaku. Congrats to our own Amy Hennig for making a well deserved appearance on Trina’s list!

The 2009 eBay Holiday Video Game Grey Market Report - Kotaku
Kotaku’s Mike Fahey does an analysis of video game console and game sales over eBay during 2009 with some insightful results to write about. Our UNCHARTED 2 fans may want to take a look at how the Fortune Hunter Edition fared on the grey market, interesting stuff!

PlayStation 3 VGChartz Game of the Year Awards 2009 - VGChartz
VGChartz posts their picks for their best games on PlayStation 3 in a variety of categories. UNCHARTED 2 picks up four awards from VGChartz, including PlayStation 3 Game of the Year.

Overall VGChartz Game of the Year Awards 2009 - VGChartz
UNCHARTED 2 picked up more awards from VGChartz in four “Overall” categories, including Game of the Year—we were also the VGChartz reader pick on that one. Nice!

Joystiq’s Top 10 Games of 2009 - Joystiq
Joystiq reveals their picks for the top games that were released this year. Anybody want to take any guesses on which game took the top honors?

Multiplayer stats updated on NaughtyDog.com - Naughty Dog
Earlier this week we updated all of the multiplayer stats you can check out on NaughtyDog.com. We posted about it to let you know what’s been updated and what’s news.

Happy New Year from Naughty Dog - PlayStation.blog
We take a look back at our 2009 and wish all our fans a Happy New Year!