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The new story trailer for Uncharted 4 looks too good to believe

The cinematic adventure series continues to raise the bar on virtual performances.


Dennis Scimeca

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PlayStation fans will rejoice, and Xbox fans will wonder if they ought to buy a PlayStation 4, when the next game in the Uncharted series is released in two months.

Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled a new story trailer for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the next chapter in the PlayStation-exclusive series about the adventures of fortune hunter Nathan Drake. 

The Uncharted series is a popular and powerful symbol of the modern video game industry. Drake, a less nobly motivated modern-day Indiana Jones type with combat skills, is played by Nolan North, a giant in the world of video game voice performance. Uncharted games consistently set standards for graphics quality and feature stories with clear cinematic aspirations. 

The new trailer for Uncharted 4 throws a spotlight on all these aspects of the long-running franchise.

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When gamers talk about the type of releases that can motivate people to buy a particular console purely for the exclusive titles, they’re talking about games like Uncharted 4. It will be released April 26.

Illustration via Sony Computer Entertainment America

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