You’ve got to hand it to Naughty Dog. After the hype surrounding this sequel, thanks to the critically successful Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, the dev was under no pressure to include a multiplayer option when it came to releasing Among Thieves. Early feedback suggested the company was on the verge of sculpting one of the finest adventure games of this generation – if not in history – meaning a single player-only offering would’ve been all the justification needed for your purchase. As is now evident, Naughty Dog planned on being much more generous than that.

Uncharted 2 is not immediately gratifying when you take it online. Seeming to fall somewhere in between Killzone 2 and the Xbox360 exclusive Gear of War, your first thought is to play it in a similar fashion. You jump from cover and engage with any foe you stumble across head on. Unfortunately, online psn codes generator this sees you get repeatedly shot down in cold blood until you start to wonder what’s gone wrong; Among Thieves needs a little bit of time to learn its unique mechanics. Much like the main game we’re all used to using Nathan Drake’s unique abilities is absolutely imperative to racking up your kill count. Rather than just use the methods mentioned, speed and agility are your best friends. Find yourself pinned into a corner and it’s not out of the realms of possibility to leap to a nearby building.

Scurry across the top, fall into cover only to turn around and eliminate your rival who’d been so desperate to administer the final blow. It’s constant adrenaline-filled ride that can be as exhausting – not a million miles away from the sensation felt when going through uncharted 2’s narrative portion. With an absolute barrage of modes, from death matches to takes on capture the flag and territories, and a ‘boost’ system that gives you perks to gain an advantage, there’s an amazing amount of depth to keep you interested – that’s before we talk about co-op.

 

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