* DoingItForTheArt: The team at Naughty Dog could be called insane for the amount of work they put into these games. From doing motion capture and dialogue recording ''at the same time'' to squeezing every last bit of power out of the [=PS3=]'s Cell Processor, the effort they go through to produce this amazing experience goes far, far beyond what is required to make these games a success. They don't just go the extra mile, they pave the road for everybody else.
* ThrowItIn: Many of Drake's one-liners were improvised, including:
** "I will kick you to sleep!" in ''Uncharted 1''.
** "Aw, kitty got wet!" in ''Uncharted 2''. It was originally thought of by Nolan North's son while playing [[VideoGame/WiiSports Wii Tennis]], which leads to it being [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch one-upped]] with this [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-g1qSjtcnM#t=0m22s random line during multiplayer]]. Referenced in ''Uncharted 3'': "Aw, what's the matter? Kitty don't like getting wet?"
** During a recording session for ''Uncharted 3'', Nolan North watched a scene of Sully crossing a beam ''very'' wobbly, and immediately shouted "What are you, drunk?!"; to which Sully replied, "Maybe..."