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'Uncharted 4' E3 2014 reveal, comparison to previous games and more discussed

Multiplayer in 'The Last of Us'
Multiplayer in 'The Last of Us'
Photo courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment, used with permission

An industry insider has provided more hints at what to expected for the tentatively-titled, "Uncharted 4." According to a report from Gamepur on May 23, the individual first stated that that the video game is currently looking amazing. Sony Computer Entertainment has only shown a short teaser trailer so far with no indications of what the software product would look like.

"Uncharted 4" is being developed at Naughty Dog, the studio behind the three previous mainline installments of the "Uncharted" franchise as well as "The Last of Us." Instead of creating a new engine, the company decided to update the existing engine when working on the PS4. As a result, the expectations from the visual side should be sky high.

The sequel will also be much darker when compared to "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune," "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" and "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception." With the earlier entries got tagged with a "Teen" rating by the ESRB, there is a chance that the upcoming title may be rated "Mature." The industry insider also revealed that the new game will be heavily focused on the story elements.

Finally, he confirmed that "Uncharted 4" is going to appear at E3 2014. A previous report from Dual Shockers suggested that the first gameplay will be shown during Sony Computer Entertainment's press conference on June 9, the night before the start of the convention. Players may be able to control Sir Francis Drake along with Nathan Drake in two separate timelines.

The development team behind the sequel has underwent some major changes recently, especially with the departures of the creative and game directors. A cast member responsible for the motion capture and voice of a specific character also got replaced. However, Sony Computer Entertainment has remain adamant by stating that the changes should not impact the production of the project. You can find a screen from the aforesaid "The Last of Us" video game from the official Playstation Facebook page with the image attached near the top of this article.