Naughty Dog News


The Last of Us director defends the game's violence

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 02, 2013 12:45pm PST

"Everything has to feel tense. Everything has to feel grounded in reality. The reason why we're going for such realistic violence is because we want you to believe that the stakes are high for Ellie and Joel."


"Didn't realize it was being attacked or even questioned. Maybe we should all play a Mario game ..."

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Uncharted 3 gets free holiday update

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2012 10:00am PST

Uncharted 3's multiplayer is still going strong, and Naughty Dog has updated with a set of holiday-themed goodies for fans, free through January 8.


The Last of Us pre-order bonuses revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 09, 2012 8:15pm PST

As part of its membership of the AAA video game club, The Last of Us needs to be bundled with pre-order bonuses.


"I'm throwing money at my screen but its not coming out any faster"

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The Last of Us coming May 7, 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 07, 2012 6:43pm PST

Naughty Dog's hotly anticipated The Last of Us is coming May 7, a new trailer from the VGAs has revealed.


"Nothing official is out yet, since the show is airing right now, so we'll be updating them as ..."

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The Last of Us: American Dreams comic tells Ellie's back story

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 12, 2012 1:15pm PDT

If you're curious to find out more about the post-apocalyptic world of The Last of Us, then you may be interested in picking up The Last of Us: American Dreams, a four issue comic that tells Ellie's back story.


Uncharted 3: Game of the Year Edition coming next week for $40

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Following the footsteps of the first two Uncharted games, Sony is releasing a "Game of the Year" edition of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception.


"Had a feeling this would happen when I was inline at Target the other week picking up Uncharted ..."

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The Last of Us video shows off fifteen minutes of gameplay

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 11:00am PDT

Sony showed off its closed-door E3 demo to the public at PAX, and has now released the video online so everyone can watch it.


"The game looks far more interesting than most others game coming out for release over the next ..."

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Uncharted 3 1.13 patch adds tournament system

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2012 11:15am PDT

The Uncharted 3 multiplayer is getting a large-scale update today, adding a new Tournaments feature and laying the groundwork for future DLC that will be unlockable through play or purchasable through PSN.


Uncharted 3 getting gameplay patch in August

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2012 11:30am PDT

Uncharted 3 has a new multiplayer patch coming August 14, promising new DLC and some new features. For now, the company has simply outlined some fixes and balance adjustments.


The Last of Us cinematic introduces Bill

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Naughty Dog's survival horror game is a gritty adventure, and this newly revealed cinematic from San Diego Comic-Con shows us more.


"god damn naughty dog. they create the only games i really want to play on that god awful system. ..."

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The Last of Us multiplayer mode is 'not co-op'

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2012 11:00am PDT

"We are supporting multiplayer with The Last of Us," game director Neil Druckmann said. "However, we can say that it is not co-op within the main campaign."


"What if it was a "sneaking mission/VIP mode" kindof multiplayer, where the Guy and Girl have to ..."

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The Last of Us wins Best of Show from E3 Game Critics

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

The Game Critics Awards have finally been determined, and Naughty Dog has come on top with The Last of Us.


"I think South Park winning best RPG is quite indicative of the lack of RPGs at E3 this year. Not ..."

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The Last of Us preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 17, 2012 9:00am PDT

Ever since its reveal, The Last of Us has been shrouded in mystery. While the developers have talked up many of the game's ambitious goals, little is known about how it actually plays. Finally seeing the game in action...


"Andrew: have you considered not writing your articles like they're being read on a local news ..."

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The Last of Us cinematic cut-scene reveals the dangers of Pittsburgh

By Jeff Mattas, May 16, 2012 11:15am PDT

A new cinematic trailer for the upcoming action-survival game The Last of Us has arrived, reminding us that developer Naughty Dog sure knows how to make a good cut-scene.


"Amazing. I have almost this exact experience every time I drive into Pittsburgh, too. Ellen ..."

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Uncharted lead designer leaving to teach

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2012 9:00am PDT

Uncharted 3 co-lead designer Richard Lemarchand is leaving Naughty Dog to pursue teaching at the Interactive Media Division of the University of Southern California.


"I can't speak to their undergraduate program, but their graduate program is comparable to what ..."

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