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Uncharted 3 won't feature dedicated servers

Uncharted 3 won't feature dedicated servers

Very few console games offer dedicated servers for online multiplayer. Uncharted 3 developer Naughty Dog went on Twitter to explain why the company decided to stick with peer-to-peer networking for the upcoming sequel, which is currently in the middle of an extensive public beta test.

"We're not going to have dedicated servers," a representative commented. "The cost delta between dedicated & non-dedicated is huge long term. Eventually someone will say it costs too great and shut them down." Support for online games from companies like EA are shut down on a regular basis. "Despite some people's perception, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work involved with keeping these older games up and running," an EA rep commented last year.

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""Trust me, if it were more profitable to keep dedicated servers running that is what the ..."
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Uncharted movie gets new director

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Uncharted movie gets new director

The Uncharted movie has found a new director, reports Variety. The film is now being helmed by Neil Burger, director of Limitless and The Illusionist. Burger is reportedly reworking the project, and was chosen after he proposed a hewing closer to the plot of the first game.

That should be welcome news to those who didn't like former director David O. Russell's take. Russell had brought along big talent like Mark Wahlberg for the lead. Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci were also on-board for a plot that revolved around Drake's family -- and had very little to do with any of the games. It's unclear now if Wahlberg will still take on the role now that Russell has left due to creative differences.

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"The good: This means Wahlberg might be out of the picture and the script might be re-thought. ..."
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Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta week two updates

Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta week two updates

The Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta entered its second weeks yesterday, now open to all PSN members. If you didn't already get in through Plus, or one of the many code giveaways, you can download it now from the PlayStation Store.

This second week brings with it a couple of new game types to play. Co-op Hunter tasks two buddies with getting treasure back to a chest to score against a combination of human and AI opponents. So far its reception has been a mixed bag, with many citing the competitive difference when coming up against an AI enemy versus a real person. Read more »

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