Uncharted goes gold

Christian Gyrling, Animation and A.I programmer for Naughty Dog, has revealed that the company’s PlayStation 3 exclusive title Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune has reached gold status in preparation for its North American release on November 20.

"We went ‘gold’ last week," said Gyrling, in a post on the official US PlayStation Blog. "Right now the game is in other words 100 percent done and is currently going through the approval process."

Naughty Dog Co-President, Evan Wells, added: "Most everything is in the game, and we are just chasing down the last bugs and making a few minor balancing tweaks here and there.”

In Uncharted, players are cast in the role of adventurer Nathan Drake who is in pursuit of the legendary riches of El Dorado, said to be located on a remote Island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.

However, upon arriving, Drake and his entourage find themselves hunted by a band of blood-thirsty mercenaries, and must use employ a variety of weapons and survivalist tactics to thwart their enemies to uncover the Island’s many secrets.

Stay tuned to our review here at PSU in the near future.