WATCH: Top Gun: Maverick Hero Tom Cruise’s Nathan Drake Takeover Could Shock Tom Holland and Several Uncharted Fans

Published 05/29/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

Video games and technology go hand-in-hand these days as it’s almost impossible to create any high-end title without using advanced tools or software. However, there are certain instances when several individuals come up with fascinating results by combining their skills with advanced resources.

Well, it looks like one passionate gamer and deepfake artist had a similar thought in mind when he decided to go creative with an Uncharted game. Eventually, this artist made an unbelievable deepfake version of Nathan Drake, but with the likeness of actor Tom Cruise. Yes, that’s absolutely correct.


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It seems like the gamer couldn’t resist his admiration for the Top Gun: Maverick star.


Tom Cruise makes a stunning appearance as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4!

For those uninitiated, deepfake involves replacing an existing person in an image or video with someone else’s likeness. The deepfakes in the modern-day are really powerful, thanks to the highly advanced machine learning. Due to this, sometimes they are used in an inappropriate manner as well.

However, there are people who try to come up with interesting demonstrations using deepfakes. It becomes quite evident looking at this video below.

As you can see, the YouTuber, from a channel named Jarkan, has almost nailed the art of deepfake by bringing actor Tom Cruise into the world of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Although the clip is a year old, it’s absolutely mindboggling, to say the least.

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Who would’ve thought to even imagine Top Gun: Maverick actor Tom Cruise to make a crossover with Uncharted, and that, too, as the protagonist Nathan Drake himself?


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All things considered, this creation deserves total praise for all the effort by the gaming artist.

In other news, the Uncharted franchise is soon making its grand debut next month on the PC platform. The Legacy of Thieves Collection is set to arrive for all the PC fans who were waiting to explore the world of Nathan Drake for a long time.


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It will be interesting to see how this launch turns out to be for the beloved saga, following its immense success on the PlayStation. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection releases on June 20th.


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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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