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'Last of Us Remastered' and 'Uncharted 4' studio departures further explained

'Last of Us' image
'Last of Us' image
Photo courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment, used with permission

Naito Arata has talked more about the key departures of Naughty Dog, the studio that is currently working on "The Last of Us Remastered" and "Uncharted 4." According to a report from Dual Shockers on May 14, the Asian region marketing manager at Sony Computer Entertainment stated that it is normal to see people move on after every project, comparing the gaming industry to Hollywood. He went to reveal that employees at Naughty Dog are often sought out by other companies that are willing to offer higher salaries.

Amy Hennig, Justin Richmond and several other key members decided to leave Naughty Dog in the middle of development for "Uncharted 4." Even with the recent changes, Sony Computer Entertainment is rumored to be showing off the video game at E3 2014. The potential trailer may also feature the first glimpse at the gameplay.

Furthermore, Naito Arata stated that the departures should not negatively impact the quality of the software products being put out by Naughty Dog. Despite the volatile nature of the gaming industry, the studio was able to produce critically-acclaimed games like "The Last of Us." The manager believe that this is because all employees share the same goal.

Naughty Dog currently has two projects with one being "The Last of Us Remastered." The PS4 port will be enhanced with graphical and gameplay improvements in addition to being bundled with two multiplayer packs and the single-player prologue expansion. You can find a image of one of the DLC from the official Naughty Dog Facebook page with the screen embedded near the top of this article.

Aside from a teaser trailer, Sony Computer Entertainment has kept "Uncharted 4," which has no announced release date time frame, under wraps. A recent rumor suggests that the sequel may take place between two different time periods. The jungle-based setting may also be brought back from previous installments as well.