Uncharted 2: Among Thieves the long awaited sequel to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune on the PlayStation 3 launches this October.
To paraphrase David Cage, how far would you go to run and jump on some ledges and shoot people while hunting for treasure? The answer is, or should be, that you would go as far as to buy Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, the sequel to one of the PS3's best and prettiest games, and the likely new recipient of the latter accolade when it launches.
Not only is it as startlingly gorgeous as discovering a sun-kissed waterfall down the back of the sofa, but it has new characters and moves and a whole new multiplayer mode. It's no wonder that Sony is making a big deal of it with a number of celebratory pre-order packs, which you can check out by clicking on the links below.
Pre-order from Play now and be one of the first people to play Uncharted 2 online, thanks to early beta trial access from 15th September to 12th October.
Pre-order from Amazon to unlock Revenge mode, an exclusive multiplayer perk that lets you drop a live grenade when you die. That ought to leave your enemies laughing on the other side of their faces, which will have been propelled to the other side of the level in the process.
Pre-order from HMV and you can gain access to the Currency Multiplier. This special multiplayer perk hastens the speed at which you accumulate in-game currency, meaning you should gain access to bonuses faster than your opponents for a limited period.
Pre-Order from GAME and receive the Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Special Edition game in an exclusive steelbook with a set of exclusive postcards, plus all of the following: downloadable gold weapons, for the online gamer who likes to look the part; two exclusive downloadable skins for use in multiplayer; and a downloadable XMB theme.