Uncharted 4: A Thief's End isn't out until May 10, but you can build up hype over the long months ahead by checking out Naughty Dog's five part making of series, beginning today with "The Evolution of a Franchise".

"We're calling this first episode The Evolution of a Franchise. It's a great way to kick off this "Making of" series as we take a brief look at how Naughty Dog and the Uncharted series has evolved since Uncharted: Drake's Fortune made its debut on PS3 in 2007, including the influence of The Last of Us on the team and our development process," explains community strategist Arne Meyer.

Future episodes will include:

  • The Making of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Growing up with Drake
  • The Making of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Pushing Technical Boundaries Part 1
  • The Making of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Pushing Technical Boundaries Part 2
  • The Making of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: In the End

Source: EU PS Blog