You get no scene-setting narrative in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. Instead, you get dangled off the end of a derailed train car, which happens to be hanging off the edge of a mountain cliff. You’re in Nepal when this happens, by the way.
It’s the perfect tone-setter for Naughty Dog’s latest body of work. It’s bombastic, adventurous fun in the vein of prime Indiana Jones, juggling action, humor and storytelling in a way that makes you remember how cool treasure-hunting can be.
It sounds improbable, but a www.Kotaku.com reader has sent in some pictures of Best Buy pre-order pace holders that suggest those willing to partake in the pre-order process will be rewarded with not just the Infamous demo, but also an Uncharted 2 multiplayer beta.