Parents' Guide to

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Polished spin-off highlights female characters' adventure.

Game PlayStation 4 2017
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 14+

A Nice Surprise!

I'm a big fan of Uncharted and one of the things that made Uncharted such a great game was the lead character Nathan Drake! However Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross are amazing characters that have a lot of chemistry and have great backstory's that are revealed in the game. The game is very similar to Uncharted 4, the differences are that there is more free roam , stealth weapons and a very different location to the other Uncharted games. The violence is the same as other Uncharted games and blood is shown in small amounts and for a brief moment however there is no gore. The language is moderate and never strong. The sex is at an absolute minimum and the references are barely noticeable. This game is necessary for all Uncharted fans and they should not be put off by the fact there is no Nathan Drake.
age 10+

Fun

It doesnt have much swearing only s__t and h@ll

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (7 ):

It's hard to discuss this semi-sequel -- which started out as an add-on for Uncharted 4 before being expanded into a complete standalone experience -- without discussing the absence of Nathan Drake. Chloe Frazer is as charming and mischievous as Naughty Dog's lovable everyman, and she gets into the same sort of spectacular action, too. But players aren't likely to be as invested in her as they have been in Nathan simply because they don't know her quite as well. And while The Lost Legacy concerns itself with filling in some key details about Chloe's past, it's not enough to elevate her beyond the status of glorified side character. She's fun to be around, her dialogue skillfully written and performed, but she's not Nathan. Not yet, anyway. Perhaps if she gets to star in a few more games, she'll establish a better connection with players.

But pretty much everything else about The Lost Legacy is beyond reproach. The visual presentation is peerless within the genre, and the writing is on par with most Hollywood action movies. Set-piece sequences are a little familiar -- you'll see the same sort of run-for-your-life foot and jeep chases that were in Uncharted 4 -- but they're nonetheless masterfully executed and absolutely compelling. While the story isn't quite as long as those of recent numbered entries in the series -- around 7 hours compared to 15 or 20 -- it still feels complete, with a beginning, a middle, and a satisfying conclusion. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy may not quite be the equal of Nathan Drake's best adventures, but it's still indisputably Uncharted in tone, and a ton of fun, to boot.

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