The Australian Classification Board has classified a multi-platform Uncharted game 'G' (for general use).
Nothing particularly unusual about that, you might think. Except, well, the Uncharted title that's just been classified by the Australian statutory body is called Uncharted: Fight for Fortune. Yep, a brand-new game. Exactly.
According to the classification page for the as-yet-formally-unannounced Uncharted: Fight for Fortune, One Loop Games is on development / authoring duties for this fresh Uncharted experience, while Sony is publishing it.
One Loop is known for producing console games, as well as working on mobile titles such as Ratchet & Clank: Going Mobile, God of War: Betrayal, and James Bond: Casino Royale.
As mentioned, Uncharted: Fight for Fortune is listed as a multi-platform game on its classification page, and there's some evidence to suggest the game may be intended for PSN and Vita.
One Loop Studio's founder Shalom Mann is closely tied to Sony, having worked there as SVP and as the studio head of Sony Online Entertainment.
While perusing Mann's LinkedIn profile, Eurogamer spotted a line which states that he is "currently in deep production on an unannounced title for the PlayStation Vita". Sounds promising.
Furthermore, the game's 'G' rating (which bears the disclaimer: "Caution: Gaming experience may change online"), plus Mann's experience in producing games for the PlayStation Network, would lead us to suspect that an Uncharted-themed PSN game for PS3 and Vita wouldn't be out of the question.
Is this Nathan Drake's second Vita adventure? We'll let you know as soon as we know more.
Updated on November 7th, at 11:00am: An eagle-eyed NeoGAF forum member has discovered that Uncharted: Fight for Fortune has been classified in Brazil as a "casino or cards" game. The listing states the game has been developed for PlayStation Vita. [via VG247]