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Most Romantic Moments In Video Games | Valentine's Day Special

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Matt Gardner
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Most Romantic Moments In Video Games | Valentine's Day Special

Happy VD everybody! Valentine's Day, that is, not the...erm...other thing. As we discovered earlier in the week, this industry has not exactly covered itself in glory at times when it comes to coupling, with forced romantic storylines often proving alienating, immersion-breaking, and sometimes downright disturbing (*cough* Sonic!). But interactive entertainment has also offered us some absolutely fantastic moments of such romantic bliss that it almost brings a tear to the eye just reminiscing.

So we gathered up the team and put together a little list of our favourite romantic moments in video games...

Carl Phillips - Shepard & Jack (Mass Effect 2)

Most Romantic Moments In Video Games | Valentine's Day Special

If you heard the recent PWNCAST in which we discussed romance in games, you would have already seen my choice coming a mile off, but for those of you who didn’t listen (BOO-urns to you) I will helpfully clarify my most touching moment  for you - Jack finally opening up to Shepard in Mass Effect 2.

Starting out as possibly the angriest person in the galaxy (with good reason) Jack slowly began to confide in my Shepard over the course of the game, leading to me helping her destroy her childhood memories with a nuke (which I think you’ll agree is one hell of a first date.) Slowly getting to know the girl who had faced the worst the galaxy could dish out her entire life, topped off with her frequent use of profanity, provided what I felt was some the best storytelling in the game. However, the scene that took place before the suicide mission, when Jack turns up in Shepard’s cabin, is the one that gets me every time.

With her emotions finally on show, the psychotic biotic had finally found something worth taking a risk on, and I got to see Jack in a moment of peace and happiness. The end result of not giving up on her was a tender scene between two people who had been to hell and back, and because I was projecting my own feelings through my version of Shepard it made the moment resonate even more.

Sure, she would end up punching me in Mass Effect 3 upon our reunion, but it was worth it. Jack was always worth it.

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Uncharted 3 GOTY Edition | £15.85 | ShopTo | PS3

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Brendan Griffiths
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Uncharted 3 GOTY Edition | £15.85 | ShopTo | PS3

Naughty Dog's Uncharted series is one of the best brands seen on this generation of consoles and their last game packed in more thrills than two summers of cinema blockbusters. The Game of the Year edition includes the paid DLC for multiplayer and co-op stages, both of which are way more fun than they ought to be considering the series is mainly known for its excellent single-player campaigns. Great action, plot, visuals and characters make this an essential package for any gamer.

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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £19.95 | The Game Collection | PS3

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Matt Gardner
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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £19.95 | The Game Collection | PS3

If you somehow own a PS3 and yet don't have Uncharted 3, now is your chance to rectify that glaring error. The closest thing this industry has to Indiana Jones, it's now under £20 once again for a short time at The Gmae Collection.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £19.95 | The Hut | PS3

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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £19.95 | The Hut | PS3

Uncharted 3 is a cracking game that delivers even bigger setpieces, more high-octane adventuring, and wittier banter than ever before. The multiplayer has been vastly improved and fleshed out, and best of all, it's now under £20. Cheers, goonertillidie@HUKD

A Unique Perspective | Uncharted: Drake’s Journal by Nolan North

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Brendan Griffiths
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A Unique Perspective | Uncharted: Drake’s Journal by Nolan North

Sometimes it's nice to look outside the boundaries of the little plastic jewel cases, beyond the confines of the monitor or TV screen and explore the realm of transmedia. But in this case, it's not hastily penned videogame fiction nor dispassionate Dorling Kindersley encyclopaediae, but rather a unique insight into one of the most popular adventure franchises on the planet, helmed by one of modern gaming's most iconic stars.

Any chance to take a look behind the scenes of the Uncharted series is always going to be eagerly snapped up, even more so when Nolan North, the man behind Nathan Drake is the guide.

Gaming’s most respected voice actor has written this book to share his experiences on the set of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Unlike many games, the Uncharted series’ creators Naughty Dog, have their voice actors physically act out their roles together over months of work. Compared to the industry standard of sitting in a recording booth for a few days and then picking up a pay check, Uncharted is a huge gig and warrants a deeper look.

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Naughty Dog "Terrified" Of Next-Generation

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Felix Kemp
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Naughty Dog "Terrified" Of Next-Generation

PS2 To PS3 Switch Studio's "Darkest Days"

When you've games like Uncharted 3 and Killzone 3 to pick from, I hardly think we're in dire need of another generation of consoles. While we're clearly brushing the visual ceiling, now developers have truly mastered their respective platforms, we're finally enjoying well-realized experiences like Drake's Deception. And Naughty Dog appears to share this sentiment, telling Eurogamer the idea of transitioning to another generation of consoles is "terrifying".

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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £24 | Amazon/Asda | PS3

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Matt Gardner
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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | £24 | Amazon/Asda | PS3

Deals are coming and going in the blink of an eye this Christmas, so if you missed out on Zavvi or Gamestop's deals earlier in the month, the sub-£25 price for Uncharted 3 at Amazon and Asda should be your number one cyber stop today. Seriously, Uncharted 3 might not be as big a surprise as the second game, but it provides an outstandingly complete package, bespoke co-op modes, and probably the finest story in the series to date.

The Last Of Us Reference In Uncharted 3?

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Carl Phillips
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The Last Of Us Reference In Uncharted 3?

Yesterday we took a look at the latest news for upcoming Playstation 3 exclusive The Last Of Us, but the plot is beginning to thicken thanks to the perceptive folks over at iWaggle. In a video posted on their YouTube channel they highlighted what could be an easter egg at the very start of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception.

Check out the video for yourself after the jump...

Uncharted 3 Patch 1.02 Released

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Felix Kemp
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Uncharted 3 Patch 1.02 Released

Addresses A Slew Of Issues

I doubt Naughty Dog have had much time off since Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception was released. While it was critically lauded, the promising multiplayer arena has been in a state of flux since, with some fans applauding the changes made since UC2, others lamenting them. Naughty Dog promised it would be swift to address whatever issues arose, and true to their word, they've just dispatched a new patch for UC3, which squashes a number of problems.

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Uncharted 3 DLC Hits PSN

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Felix Kemp
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Uncharted 3 DLC Hits PSN

25 All New Character Skins Available

Matt just dropped our review of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, which looks every bit the speculator globe-trotting action romp. To celebrate its release, Sony have released three classic character skin packs for UC3's multiplayer, with over 25 skins available across all three packs. They'll cost you £2.39 each.

But what will you find inside? Well, there's a younger Nathan Drake for starts, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' villain Lazarevic, and much, much more. Gabriel Roman, Tenzin, Atoq Navarro. Not a particularly compelling chunk of post-release content, but for fans already finding they've maxed out all their rewards online, it's a welcome release. [Playstation Blog]

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Review | An Utter Treasure

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Matt Gardner
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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | Playstation 3

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Review | An Utter Treasure

Platform: PS3

Developer: Naughty Dog

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

In many ways, the Uncharted series emulates the work of Dan Brown (not to mention much of Spielberg): ripping yarns that push and propel you from action sequence to puzzling conundrums, with broadly drawn characters that we can recognise and invest in, fundamentally concerned with plot and narrative, and leaving others in their respective mediums to challenge their respective audiences. I don't mean that in a bad sense, after all there's nothing wrong in any way shape of form with having a linear and scripted experience, it all depends on how strong the script is.

Thankfully, in Amy Hennig, Naughty Dog have something of a narrative goldmine. Not only did we find ourselves interested in the mythology, the intrigue and the enjoyment of trying to work out who was betraying whom at any one point in Among Thieves, but through a glorious synthesis of well written characters, astutely observed dialogue and some of the best voice acting to be found in the industry, the adventures Drake, Sully, Elena and Chloe became stories we wanted to continue. We wanted to hear more, to spend time with personalities who, as with any successful character-driven tales, have become more like friends.

I got to the end of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and found myself craving more. Nothing hugely different, just more. I'm pretty certain that I wasn't alone, either; and if that's the case, and you're looking for an Uncharted sequel that takes those characters of whom you're so fond, tosses them into a narrative crucible filled with the highest production values (Greg Edmonson's score is, once again, outstanding!)  and delivers a cinematic tribute above and beyond what has previously been on offer, you're in luck.

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Nolan North: Taking Time Makes For A Better Entertainment Experience

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Matt Gardner
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Nolan North: Taking Time Makes For A Better Entertainment Experience

Nolan North, the man behind Nathan Drake, Desmond and the 'SPAAAAAACE' module from Portal 2 has spoken out saying that it has been Naughty Dog's commitment to detail and the fact that they take their time with their products which yields a 'better quality entertainment experience'.

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Feast Your Eyes On The Uncharted 3 Launch Trailer

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Matt Gardner
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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

It's two weeks until our chum Nate jets off to another bunch of exotic locales to find treasure and kick ass, and Naughty Dog have dropped the final, happily spoiler-free, video tidbit for you to stick in your retinas before you get your grubby mitts on the game itself.

If you want more, hit the jump to see Han Solo play the game for nearly seven minutes. No, really.

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Uncharted 3 Players Get Fortune Hunters Club

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Felix Kemp
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Uncharted 3 Players Get Fortune Hunters Club

Season Pass Offers Discount On DLC

Having already defended their decision to include an Online Pass system for Uncharted 3's multiplayer, Naughty Dog have now announced fans can purchase an exclusive Season Pass ticket dubbed 'The Fortune Hunters' Club', which grants you access to discounted prices across all of Drake's Deception's post-release content.

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Uncharted 3 Devs Stand Up For Online Pass

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Felix Kemp
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Uncharted 3 Devs Stand Up For Online Pass

"We Have To Pay For Servers"

Sony confirmed last week that Naughty Dog's upcoming action spectacular, Uncharted 3, would be using the much-maligned Online Pass system for its competitive multiplayer. When you purchase a new copy of the game, it will contain a code you must redeem online before you can hop into matchmaking. Pick up the game secondhand, however, and you'll be forced to purchase an Online Pass at a price, with publishers working hard to sway fans from the burgeoning used games market. And according to developers Naughty Dog, such a system is a necessary evil to ensure the team can work on further games to such a high level of quality.

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Uncharted 3 Goes Gold

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Carl Phillips
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Uncharted 3 Goes Gold

Starhawk Beta Thrown In For Good Measure

We’re all pretty excited here at Dealspwn for Nathan Drake’s next adventure, and with less than a month to go until the release developers Naughty Dog have announced on their official website that that the game has gone Gold, along with details of an added beta-based surprise.

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Sony Announce Playstation Access Event

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Felix Kemp
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Sony Announce Playstation Access Event

Three Day Tour To Hit Bristol This Month

If you've missed out on the likes of E3 and GamesCom where publishers have brought their biggest blockbusters for us lucky journalists to try out - oh Skyrim, you sexy beast - then you're in for a treat, as Sony is bringing the Playstation Access event to Bristol at the end of September for a three day tour boasting all manner of big hitters. Uncharted 3, Starhawk, Ratchet and Clank and even third-party offerings like Fifa 12 and Assassins Creed are all set to feature.

Playstation Access will be hosted at Motion in Bristol, beginning on Thursday the 29th of September and coming to a raucous end on October the 1st. Attendees must be 16 or over, and tickets are exclusive to the Playstation Access Facebook page which will hold competitions for tickets from the 12th onwards. Check it out!

Sony E3 2011 Conference | Uncharted 3 On-Stage Demo

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Felix Kemp
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Uncharted 3

Like Microsoft, Sony didn't waste much time opening their conference with a bang, unveiling an all new level of Uncharted 3 to the assembled masses. Limping across a luxury yacht docked in a harbor, Drake infiltrates its opulent interior, silently offing a few goons as a flickering chandelier casts inconsistent light. Outside, tumultuous waves under a stormy sky rock the boat.

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