Seriously, it won’t
take long at all after slipping into the shoes of The Lost
Legacy’s Chloe Frazer before you’ll forget all about that Drake
bloke. Well, save for the fact that this is basically the same game
that he tromped about in for several outings. But when the games are
polished shinier than the shiniest of rare and valuable artefacts
then are we going to complain? No, no we are not.
you’ve embarked upon any other Uncharted jaunt you’ll know
what to expect here, just with a more female perspective – and lots
of photo ops. It’s still third-person action-adventuring with a
stealthy, puzzling slant – plus melee combat and a veritable
shitload of guns to play with. Then there’s the getting friendly
with vehicles thing and climbing – lots of climbing. Oh. and of
course it still involves treasure hunting.
The treasure in
question? The legendary tusk of Ganesh. Chloe’s following in her
daddy’s footsteps by travelling to India looking for booty. She’s
enlisted a familiar face in Nadine Ross to assist her, and once they
procure a map they’re on their way to adventure, treasure and...
pursuit by a nasty militia leader. Hey, nobody said it would be
As an aside, that ever-so-shiny treasure. While we have
a 4K TV, we can’t afford a PS4 Pro (the first thing causing the
second). But just the added graphical oomph that HDR adds to
proceedings makes this the finest-looking Uncharted we’ve
seen. 4K must look stunning.
As we’re now accustomed to with
Uncharted outings, everything is seamless as one scene
transitions to the next, be it gameplay or cutscene.
quite as long as previous Uncharted adventures, but TLL
is never flabby. From the lead duo’s dynamics to the incessant
just-can’t-put-it-down addictiveness, this is a fitting farewell to