Uncover The Origins of Uncharted’s Inspiration

January 30, 2012Written 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.