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Parents' Guide to

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Extraordinarily fun, cinematic, Indy Jones-type adventure.

Game PlayStation 3 2009
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 33 parent reviews

age 13+

Nathan Drake's Greatest Hit

Among Thieves is the 2nd chapter or a sequel to an already great title called Uncharted. It was created by Naughty Dogs, the same company behind the Playstation's iconic mascot Crash Bandicoot. The Uncharted 2 game is simply the best in the series, it's a 3rd person shooter mixed with an epic treasure hunting journey that is second to none. The story in this game is very well done. The visual graphics is also a big improvement from the first. The music and sound effects is very good. The gameplay is pretty easy, you control a treasure hunter named Nathan Drake and you take him and his team to an exciting and thrilling adventure near the country of Nepal. Just like the story of Indiana Jones and Lara Croft's Tomb Raider, any Uncharted title is a must have for all Playstation owners out there.
age 12+

best game ever yes it has swearing but the story is the best i let my son play it and i play it so give it some hope

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (33 ):
Kids say (118 ):

Absolutely. On par with any Hollywood action film -- and perhaps even superior to many of them -- this video game delivers terrific dialogue (with some of the best lip-synching in a game to date), plot twists, a love interest, seedy villains, comedic relief, and huge set pieces in which to play. Helping achieve this cinematic effect is the game's lack of noticeable load times, a Naughty Dog hallmark. While the game keeps you on somewhat of a tight path, you might be forgiving of its linearity because along with the intense single-player campaign and drop-dead gorgeous visuals, there's a host of co-op and head-to-head multiplayer options, with smooth matchmaking functionality. Truly, this game is one of the year's best.

Online interaction: The game includes numerous multiplayer modes -- covering both co-op and competitive options. Gamers can text or talk (with a headset) with others, which might include inappropriate language.

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