Patch 1.03 will also bring gameplay and technical fixes to the multiplayer.
A number of game developers attempt to answer why we need female characters beyond reasons of ”diversity.”
For people who like games but are too busy for message boards, Metacritic is one of the fastest ways to spend money wisely.
What are you supposed to feel with the drama around the bookend images of Naughty Dog’s big game?
The combat is deliberately more ugly and focused than the spectacular scenes in Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series.
Bruce Straley and Neil Druckmann explain what inspired them to create The Last of Us video game.
Why do the Clickers seem like chickens? And what is so haunting about the beginning and ending of this memorable game?
The Last of Us creators Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley explain how they came up with memorable female characters.
The characters. The inspirations. The intentions. The creators tell us what they aimed for.
Grand Theft Auto V seems like a shoe-in, but there’s a lot of games coming.
We put together a spotlight featuring three of our community writers talking about Sony’s latest big exclusive.
Naughty Dog’s big title is both a critical and commercial success.
Editor’s Pick The postapocalyptic action-survival game has been a hit with reviewers and consumers. But what does an analyst and a professor of game design think of it?
If the game didn’t depress you enough, we’re here to help with some related material.
Editor’s Pick The Last of Us game designer Anthon Newman discusses how the moment-to-moment action of smashing skulls elicits panic, anxiety, and chaos — all together underscoring the struggles of the game’s characters.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Naughty Dog’s crowning achievement is better than its previous Uncharted: Among Thieves.
Naughty Dog really wants the comedy pair to write the Uncharted film.
The opening sequence has weight of the whole game riding on it. The player needs to be instantly hooked and invested in the world. Few games nail this intro, and even fewer pull it off as well as Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.
Naughty Dog takes on the apocalypse with The Last of Us, a mature game that tells an intimate tale that’ll leave you guessing until the very end.
Game designer Ricky Cambier tells that the Lincoln chapter in the game has many possibilities for exploration.
A lot of females in games serve as eye candy, and they don’t represent the majority of women. Lara Croft, Tomb Raider’s protagonist, is different.
Naughty Dog’s classic 3D platformer franchise rises once again on the PlayStation Vita.
Everyone’s favorite adventurer is looking for a new female co-star in this edition of Extra Hearts, GamesBeat’s dating site for video game characters.
Game developers will show off their coolest innovative prototypes at the GDC.
Naughty Dog will let any PlayStation 3 user download and play Uncharted 3′s multiplayer for free.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Developers around the world are joining in the celebration with their own game-related cards. Why not give one to the gamer in your life?
The new post-apocalyptic survival game from Naughty Dog needs an extra five weeks.
What’s everybody waiting for? We polled some of the most famous names in the game industry to find out about their most anticipated titles of 2013.
The post-pandemic world of The Last of Us does a great job of featuring strong female characters in a way that a lot of other games don’t.
Not many people liked Damnation, a game that showed promise but failed on many counts. Lead designer Jacob Minkoff delves into its development.
Here are ten of the best game trailers to grace our screens during 2012. They represent a cross-section of the gaming world, and feature a variety of styles and budgets. The one thing they have in common? They’re done right.
The deadly world of The Last of Us will hit the PlayStation 3 before the end of spring.
Sly and the gang are back to their old tricks (along with some new ones) in Sanzaru Games’ take on the stealth platforming series.
Uncharted: Fight for Fortune is a turn-based card game for the Vita that ties into players’ actions in Uncharted: Golden Abyss.
Two more “All-Stars” join the fight.
The Game Critics Awards is a group of a few dozen leading game publications that votes each year on the best games at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). This year, I was one of the 34 judges for the awards, and here’s both the results of the voting and my own votes.
Get an extended peek inside Uncharted developer Naughty Dog’s motion-capture studio, a state-of-the-art facility where cameras record actors covered in reflective balls that help computers capture movement data.
You don’t survive the apocalypse by being stupid. So for The Last of Us, developer Naughty Dog populated their world with people who react to what they see and hear like real people might. That builds a realism and immediacy no other game to date can match.
Jason Rubin, the co-founder of famous game developer Naughty Dog, has been named the president of struggling video game publisher THQ.