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.
Reflecting on UNCHARTED 2: How They Did It - Gamasutra
Kris Graft talks to Co-Lead Game Designer Neil Druckmann to discuss the development of UNCHARTED 2, what it feels like now that we’re done with the game and the reception the game has gotten from game critics and our fans alike.
Vote today for PlayStation’s 17 VGA Nominees - PlayStation.blog
SPIKE TV announced their nominees for the SPIKE 2009 VGA Awards and the PlayStation family received 17 nominations across a broad range of categories. We’re real happy to say that UNCHARTED 2 leads all the PlayStation title—actually have more nominations than any other game—with a record 8 nominations, including Game of the Year.
UNCHARTED 2 dev talks Twitter - GameSpot AU
GameSpot Australia chats with me about the Twitter feature in UNCHARTED 2 and how we’re using social media to stay in touch with our fans and get their feedback on our game.
Social Media Fires Up Video Game Marketing - MediaPost
Earlier this week, I spoke at a panel hosted by Digital LA about video game marketing along with Tracy Williams (Activision), Benjamin Collier (THQ) and Nick Williams (OTX Research). Hosted by Kevin Winston, the panel covered a broad range of aspects of marketing, from planning out campaigns with multiple titles, to dealing with leaks and, of course, about leveraging social media.
Win a copy of UNCHARTED 2 from Talking About Games! - Talking About Games
Don’t have UNCHARTED 2 yet? Talking About Games is giving one away in a contest. Entering is easy—you just have to sign up for their UNCHARTED 2 game night, to be held at 8:00 PM EST on Saturday, December 5. They are accepting entries until 6:00 PM EST on November 30 and all entries are automatically registered to win a copy of the game.
Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’: UNCHARTED 2 - Destructoid
Destructoid’s comedy video series about video games, Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’, takes a good, extremely Firefly-laden analytical look at some story themes UNCHARTED 2 suspiciously shares with a cult hit TV show.
Is It Time For the Academy To Consider Video Games? - ThreeMinds
On their ThreeMinds blog, digital agency Organic—who developed the LittleBigWorkshop website—posts a mini-review of UNCHARTED 2. Writer Brad Mancuso thinks we did a whole bunch of things right to really earn our “cinematic” game badge.