This game doesn't just blur the line between video games and movies, it smashes it. In fact, it might be the best movie we've ever played. Intense action, realistic graphics and seamless cut-screens help tell the story of Nathan Drake as he seeks Marco Polo's lost treasures.
From the moment Uncharted 2 starts, with Drake dangling from a wrecked train over the edge of a snow-covered cliff, we realized we were in for something special. It didn't let us down.
What Uncharted 2 did do was show us that with a well-planned story -- in addition to a snappy script and some great voice acting -- it is possible for a game to be a better "movie" than most films. As technology advances and developers like Santa Monica-based Naughty Dog keep making titles like this, Hollywood should be worried.
Details: PlayStation 3 platform; $59.99; rated Teen (blood, language, suggestive themes, violence).