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UNCHARTED 3 at San Diego Comic-Con 2011

Arne Meyer's Avatar + Posted by Arne Meyer on Jul 19, 2011 // Community Strategist, Naughty Dog

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San Diego Comic-Con is one of our favorite shows to attend each year and we can’t wait for SDCC to start TOMORROW!

This year’s Comic-Con is a little special for us – we have a ton of UNCHARTED news to reveal, from a panel to many partnerships for all our fans asking for action figures, comic books, novels, statues, vinyls and more!

UNCHARTED 3 at the PlayStation Booth – Booth #4237
Are you having withdrawal from the UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Beta? Or did you never get a chance to jump online and get hands on with UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer? Then head over to the PlayStation booth (#4237) where there are six stations running Three-Team Deathmatch for the ENTIRE run of Comic-Con 2011. If we’re feeling generous, we may give some folks a few shots at the Syria map of Co-op Adventure. Make sure to follow @Naughty_Dog on Twitter to stay up to date on UNCHARTED 3 at the PlayStation Booth each day at SDCC.

You’ll also want to head to the booth as we’re giving away a limited number of SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE t-shirts each day. Each t-shirt will come with an SDCC 2011 exclusive PlayStation Store voucher code redeemable for either a Multiplayer character torso item or a mystery weapon skin. You’ll get one of these randomly if you’re lucky enough to grab a t-shirt. Come back the following day if you strike out.

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

These awesome shirts feature a design by Erick Scarecrow of ESC Toys – scroll down to get more info on our partnership with Erick Scarecrow and ESC Toys.

UNCHARTED 3 Panel – Room 25ABC
Our panel at Comic-Con two years ago for UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves was a unilateral success – you won’t want to miss the one we’ve got lined up for this year. On Friday, July 22, at 4:00 PM, we’ll be kicking off the UNCHARTED 3 panel in room 25ABC. You’ll want to show up early to get a seat! The panel description is below.

Developing Interactive Entertainment: The Performance Capture Techniques of the UNCHARTED Franchise and Today’s Film Industry
Join UNCHARTED 3’s Creative Director Amy Hennig, Cinematics team members Josh Scherr and Taylor Kurosaki, and cast members Nolan North, Richard McGonagle, and Emily Rose to discuss the influence of theatrical techniques and styles from the history of film that have helped the team continually produce industry-leading and award-winning interactive entertainment.

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

We’re also giving away an exclusive blue variant of our SDCC 2011 t-shirt at the end of the panel. The UNCHARTED 3 panel is the ONLY place you can grab one of these t-shirts, so be sure to show up early to ensure you get into the room – capacity is limited to about 400 people according to the SDCC floorplan. Of course, each t-shirt will also come with either a Multiplayer character torso item that matches the shirt OR the corresponding mystery weapon skin.

DC Comics – Booth #1915
What better place than Comic-Con to talk about a comic book that takes place in the UNCHARTED universe? That’s right, we’ve been working with DC Comics to develop a comic book series featuring Nathan Drake.

UNCHARTED #1 launches Nathan Drake on a journey to the center of the earth on a quest to see the legendary “Amber Room.” As enemies from Sir Francis Drake’s past come for revenge on his descendant, Drake must use all the skills at his disposal to stay one step ahead of the game. UNCHARTED #1 is written by Joshua Williamson (SUPERMAN/BATMAN), with fantastic art by Francesco Francavilla (DETECTIVE COMICS) and featuring covers by the legendary Adam Hughes. The comic series is scheduled to debut just in time for the release of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception in stores. Stay tuned for more details soon!

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

It wouldn’t be Comic-Con if we couldn’t get you something exclusive from one of the artists working on the UNCHARTED comic book series – the one and only ADAM HUGHES will be signing a limited-edition UNCHARTED cover art poster on Friday and Sunday during SDCC 2011. The signings are first-come, first-serve and you can find Adam and his awesome UNCHARTED poster at the following locations and times:

Friday: AA4 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sunday: AA3 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ESC Toys
Our partnership with ESC Toys has been a long, long time in the making. As of this week, the UNCHARTED Nathan Drake limited edition vinyl figure is finally available for pre-order! The 7″ vinyl figure is a combination of vinyl and PVC materials along with minor articulation and is based on the stylized translation of Nathan Drake by Erick Scarecrow. There will be two colorways: the OG “original” colorway which is standard edition and the “Naughty Dog” colorway which is limited to 500pcs worldwide. The pot has been sweetened a little since each figure is packed with a PlayStation Store voucher code redeemable for exclusive UNCHARTED 3 downloadable content! All figures are scheduled to ship mid October 2011, if not earlier – You can follow @ESCToy on Twitter to stay up to date on the latest!

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC


Mezco Toyz Nathan Drake Figure – Booth #3445

We’ve partnered with the award-winning Mezco Toyz to release a 6-inch scale figure of Nathan Drake based off of the iconic cover image from UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception. We worked closely with Mezco’s Design Team to create a figure that goes beyond a simple likeness but embodies the very “essence” of Drake. From his AK-74, holster, and bandolier, to his ring necklace, everything is perfectly game-accurate. The figure also comes with a sturdy, textured “sand” base to complete the display.

The Mezco Toys Nathan Drake Figure is scheduled to be available in the Fourth Quarter of 2011 – and will be available for purchase at MezcoToyz.com and finer retailers.

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

Random House / Del Rey – Booth # 1515
Announced nearly a year ago, the UNCHARTED team, Random House, and author Chris Golden have been working together to create an original novel set in the universe of the UNCHARTED games. The description of UNCHARTED: THE FOURTH LABYRINTH is below, along with a little info on author Chris Golden.

In UNCHARTED: THE FOURTH LABYRINTH, Nathan Drake will embark on an all-new, original, action-packed adventure. When Nathan’s partner, Sully, asks for his help in finding a friend’s murderer, Nathan begins to unravel a mystery that will uncover some even bigger secrets. Sully’s friend was close to discovering an ancient process of turning lead into gold – a secret that a shadowy international corporation would do anything to steal, and now Nathan and Sully may be their next targets! This thrilling adventure will take Nathan from the ruins of Crete to a secret crypt deep in the heart of China–and into a mysterious labyrinth that may be hiding the greatest secret of all!

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Ferryman, Strangewood, The Gathering Dark, and The Body of Evidence series of teen thrillers. Working with actress/writer/director Amber Benson, he co-created and co-wrote Ghosts of Albion, an animated supernatural drama for BBC online. Golden has also written or co-written a great many books and comic books related to the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel,” as well as the scripts for two Buffy video games. His recent comic book work includes the creator-owned Nevermore and DC Comics’ Doctor Fate: The Curse. There are more than eight million copies of his books in print.

Sideshow Collectibles
We’ve been working with Sideshow Collectibles on the pretty sweet Nathan Drake statue for the Uncharted 3 Collector’s Edition box, but we’re not stopping there. We’re extremely proud to reveal that we’ve been working with Sideshow Collectibles on something special for our Uncharted community. With Comic-Con kicking off this week, you’ll start to hear more about that soon as well.

Square Enix Play Arts -Kai- Action Figure – Booth #3829
The Square Enix Play Arts -Kai- action figures caught our eye last year as we were roaming around the SDCC exhibit hall. Just one year later, it’s awesome to come back to SDCC being able to reveal we are working with the team to create a high quality collectible Nathan Drake figure!

The release date hasn’t been set, but we’ve been able to work with our partners at Square Enix to give you this sneak peek at the figure, which features 21 points of articulation.

UNCHARTED 3 at SDCC

Note: The figure is still under evaluation by SCEA, but you can come by the Square Enix booth (#3829) and view the Nathan Drake figure as IN PERSON as it makes its public debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2011!

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+ aquastorm on July 19th, 2011 at 3:32 pm said:

THE MAIN REASON THE XBOX 360 AND XBOX LIVE KEEP KICKING SONYS BUTT IN SALES AND POPULARITY?

THE LACK OF CROSS GAME VOICE CHAT AND A PARTY SYSTEM ON THE PS3!!!!!!

WHEN WILL SONY STOP IGNORING THE FACTS AND RESCUE THE PS3 FROM AN EARLY DEMISE BY IMPLEMENTING THESE MISSING CRUCIAL COMMUNITY FEATURES?

IS CROSS GAME VOICE CHAT NOT POSSIBLE ON THE PS3? WHY DON’T YOU COME CLEAN WITH THE COMMUNITY SONY AND ADDRESS THIS GIGANTIC PINK ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM?


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+ wocyob on July 19th, 2011 at 4:06 pm said:

ha i have that picture of Cartoon Drake on my Flip camera


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+ polsk_pojkkeh on July 19th, 2011 at 4:20 pm said:

Iso can’t wait the whole year, I’m waiting Game Stop to offer any good pre-order offers. I want the statues AND the GAME.


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+ CLock6919 on July 19th, 2011 at 4:26 pm said:

Those comic books look awesome and I’d love to read The Fourth Labyrinth.


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+ CLock6919 on July 19th, 2011 at 4:26 pm said:

When is the book going to be released?


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+ TehWeirdDude on July 19th, 2011 at 4:30 pm said:

I kinda wanna see that Naughty Dog colorway version on Nate as a skin/costume set in U3′s multiplayer… I mean, if y’all do that, I won’t be able to get it since I’m not going to SDCC 2011, but it would be totally wicked.
That being said, I’m sad there won’t be any way to get the SDCC exclusive content other than being there, but I suppose it’s nice to reward them and ONLY them for being there. Keep rockin’, ND!


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+ Vabor on July 19th, 2011 at 4:58 pm said:

This is insanely impressive and awesome. Love the love and attention U3 is getting here.


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+ jimboiscool1 on July 19th, 2011 at 6:14 pm said:

YEA U3 love!!!! You should have codes that offer an in game cash bonus, might make more people interested (like nathan drake isn’t enough lol).


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+ GEMINIVice on July 19th, 2011 at 7:09 pm said:

Besides Drake’s Deception, I’m really interested in that novel….the comic as well, but not as much. Looking forward to more news over the weekend.


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+ Astroranagun on July 19th, 2011 at 7:22 pm said:

i want the poster :(


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+ Capshot18 on July 19th, 2011 at 7:36 pm said:

I Love the original Nate Vinyl, because it looks like him, but kinda want the ND Colorway because its a limited amount, and that it looks pretty cool. Any news on when we’ll see what the actual figures/vinyls look like?

Anyway, the book and comics also look awesome. Uncharted’s gonna be big this year, what with both games, and all of this merchandise.


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+ snakesmullet on July 19th, 2011 at 9:47 pm said:

Bravo Sony, Bravo!! Finally you guys realize that my wallet had been asking for this. I am lucky to be attending SDCC and cannot wait for all the goodies.
BTW, partnership with sideshow collectibles = WIN!!


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+ pooliyan on July 19th, 2011 at 10:46 pm said:

it seems really cool….. :)


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+ skelekey on July 19th, 2011 at 10:48 pm said:

Would it be possible to get some Uncharted T shirts mass produced? I really want one.


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+ CheeChuseKazama on July 19th, 2011 at 10:58 pm said:

SO Happy to see the Nathan Drake Play-arts Kai <3 <3

Kratos Play-arts Kai should be next!


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+ Laporta on July 19th, 2011 at 11:22 pm said:

What’s sup with Drake’s eyes in the first picture?…


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+ dirtyd89 on July 19th, 2011 at 11:39 pm said:

Naughty Dog should sell a lot of these on their web site.
(Toys, Shirts, Games, Comic Books, etc.)

I’m hoping the UC3 shirts come out.
:]

I’ve bought the collector’s edition so I have the belt buckle, Sir Francis Drake ring necklace and Nathan Drake statue to look forward to.

Naughty Dog if your listening please consider releasing a lot of this stuff on your web site.
:P


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+ GAMINGSMYLIFE on July 20th, 2011 at 12:40 am said:

Man, what a time i would have had as a child if i had a Nathan Drake toy! That would have simply been the best thing ever!


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+ tiger7758 on July 20th, 2011 at 5:55 am said:

So the Collector’s Edition Drake Figure and the Mezco Figure are the same Drake with a different base?


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+ Vorlord on July 20th, 2011 at 6:39 am said:

You guys should make it a plan to come to Comic Con in NYC at the Jacob Javits Center around October 13-16. I know there might be several others, but NY is the highlight of all the conventions. Please look into it and see if you can make it possible!


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+ erivera_1994 on July 20th, 2011 at 7:48 am said:

ohh i really want that Square Enix Play Arts -Kai- Action Figure ofNthan Drake it looks awesome!!!!!!!! i hope they reveal the release date of the figure!


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+ NathanDrakeAlves on July 20th, 2011 at 10:32 am said:

Ok, i have to ask this. Are we going to se some new gameplay? Or the behind doors E3 demo?


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+ DION3TO on July 20th, 2011 at 12:01 pm said:

I want that Drake’s action figure!


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+ g0g2151 on July 20th, 2011 at 12:27 pm said:

UC3 is gonna rock!!!!


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+ g0g2151 on July 20th, 2011 at 12:28 pm said:

I want that figure of Drake.


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+ pitythefool852 on July 20th, 2011 at 11:43 pm said:

@51 Aquastorm

Are you planning on copying and pasting your CAPITALIZED RANTS onto every PS Blog post?


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+ freedom_11 on July 21st, 2011 at 1:31 pm said:

Damn, the last action figure looks freaking badass!!!


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+ freedom_11 on July 21st, 2011 at 1:33 pm said:

@quirowekjefhgekr

2009 article dude…Just sayin!


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+ FCastro_Ruz on July 22nd, 2011 at 7:33 pm said:

Naughty Dog Powaaa!!!!!!!!


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