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Uncover The Origins of Uncharted’s Inspiration

January 30, 2012 Written by Sebastian Moss

How did Naughty Dog come up with Nathan Drake and Uncharted? In a video for Sony’s make.believe channel, various developers at the studio describe how the renowned series and lifelike characters were formed.

It’s clear that Indiana Jones had a huge impact on Uncharted, but with the freedom that Sony gave Naughty Dog, they were allowed full creative control over their project, meaning that the game had a huge number of different influences:


If you were working at Naughty Dog, would you have changed anything about the Uncharted series or Nathan Drake? Share your thoughts in the comments below.