There's little doubt in my mind that Uncharted 3 will be as good as the previous games, so it only stands to reason that I'll need an Uncharted fix before the game's release this November. With fans like me in mind, Sony has commissioned comic book writer Joshua Williamson and artist Sergio Sandoval to work on a six-issue graphic novel series of Uncharted, starring none other than Nathan Drake.
The graphic novel, which is set for a November 30 release, contains events that take place between Uncharted 2 and Uncharted 3, with Drake journeying into the legendary Amber Room—or the center of the Earth.
"…Nathan Drake discovering that the legendary Amber Room was hidden by another great explorer, Sir Richard Byrd, where legend has it that many, many years ago, Byrd hid the Amber Room in the fabled Agartha (a legendary city that is said to reside in the earth’s core, often referred to as “The Hollow Earth”). Drake competes with a new adversary to find clues that will lead them on a journey to the center of the Earth — and a breathtaking new adventure."
If that isn't enough of a fix, SCE has an Uncharted novel planned for release on October 4. Titled Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth, the book fleshes out the character of Nathan Drake as he's called to New york City by his mentor, Victor Sullivan.
"In the ancient world there was a myth about a king, a treasure, and a hellish labyrinth. Now the doors to that hell are open once again.
Nathan Drake, treasure hunter and risk taker, has been called to New York City by the man who taught him everything about the “antiquities acquisition business.” Victor Sullivan needs Drake’s help. Sully’s old friend, a world-famous archaeologist, has just been found murdered in Manhattan. Dodging assassins, Drake, Sully, and the dead man’s daughter, Jada Hzujak, race from New York to underground excavations in Egypt and Greece. Their goal: to unravel an ancient myth of alchemy, look for three long-lost labyrinths, and find the astonishing discovery that got Jada’s father killed. It appears that a fourth labyrinth was built in another land and another culture—and within it lies a key to unmatched wealth and power. An army of terrifying lost warriors guards this underground maze. So does a monster. And what lies beyond—if Drake can live long enough to reach it—is both a treasure and a poison, a paradise and a hell."