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Rest of us: Not considering Last of Us 2 'would be a disservice to ourselves and our fans'


So says Naughty Dog community strategist Arne Meyer
Jul 21
Naughty Dog community strategist Arne Meyer told VideoGamer that Naughty Dog is still exploring ideas for a Last of Us sequel. Apparently not doing so, "would be a disservice to ourselves and our fans." I don't know abou... read
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The rest of us

Sony: 'Huge portion' of PS4 owners never played The Last of Us


The rest of us
Jul 07
It's easy to get up in word arms -- "milking," "cash grab" -- about re-releases, but I am generally for them. No one is saying you have to buy Final Fantasy IV again, but a lot of people still haven't played it. No one w... read
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The Last of Us PS4 bundle

The Last of Us PS4 bundle probably won't be the last of these PS4 bundles


Only in Europe for now
Jun 27
Sony's finally so much as confirmed that it's looking to the remastering of 2013's The Last of Us to try to move some of its new consoles. The European PlayStation Blog revealed the existence of a The Last of Us PS... read
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How do we stop Nathan Drake?


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Jun 26
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak shares his concerns for the sanctity of our ancient history in the wake of the recent Uncharted 4 announcement. (I bet he doesn't much care for Indiana Jones, either.) Want to see your own... read
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The Last of Us Remastered PS4 bundle spotted


Amazon France gives the heads up
Jun 24
No official announcement out of Sony, but it seems there's a PlayStation 4 bundle featuring The Last of Us Remastered on the way. Amazon France lists the package for release on July 30, 2014. This upgraded version of The Last of Us may not be an all-new game, but it's a meaningful exclusive for PlayStation. More than enough to warrant a bundle, in other words. read
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Alien Isolation gets Oculus VR support, Naughty Dog co-founder joins Oculus


Oculus starts strong
Jun 10
Oculus comes out with some big news early on the first day of E3. First, they've picked up Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin. He will take over as Head of Worldwide Studios at Oculus VR, heading up first-... read
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'One last time'
Whew. Sony's E3 press conference was a long one, but the PlayStation manufacturer capped it off with a huge announcement: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. Over video of Nathan Drake lying facedown in mud, we can hear Drake and Su... read feature

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Spoilers
Here's a proper trailer for The Last of Us Remastered, coming to PlayStation 4 on July 29, 2014. Looks fantastic, visually -- but is that enough for another playthrough? The video assumes you have already gone through the PS3 version (or have a reckless disregard for spoilers). So don't watch it if that doesn't describe you. read feature

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More like Uncharted free

Update: Uncharted 3 was free on PSN, not anymore


A flash in the pan
Jun 04
[Update: It looks like Sony caught wind of what was going on and has temporarily removed the game to prevent folks from loading up on free Uncharted. It was fun while it lasted.] Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception's single-p... read
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Naughty Dog

The Last of Us directors are now leads on Uncharted


Naughty Dog has a second project in pre-production
Jun 02
Game Informer sat down with Naughty Dog co-presidents Christophe Balestra and Evan Wells to chat about the state of the company, the next Uncharted, and another project in early production. Departures at the studio, including... read
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The Last of US PS4

Naughty Dog: Porting The Last of Us to PS4 was hell


'I can’t describe how difficult a task that is' - creative director Neil Druckmann
May 18
Remastering The Last of Us for PlayStation 4 isn't as simple as flipping a switch, according to Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann. Speaking in an interview with Edge, the creative director explained the developer "expected it to b... read
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Ellie art

Destructoid interprets The Last of Us concept artist's work


Ellie, what are you doing?
May 06
[Update: Even more responses added.] We didn't know what to make of the tease from The Last of Us concept artist Marek Okon earlier this week. Okon said,"Is it about TLOU2? Not really... Maybe... Its classified ;P" We kn... read
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The Last of Us

Trailer highlights The Last of Us' Reclaimed Territories DLC


Multiplayer content and Grounded Mode out this week
May 05
This week, The Last of Us gets its final batch of DLC in the form of Reclaimed Territories, a collection of additional content multiplayer content like maps, skills, and weapons, as well as the challenging new Grounded Mode ... read
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Naughty Dog Lead Character Artist leaves


Another departure
Apr 28
Why are people moving on from Naughty Dog? Directors Amy Hennig and Justin Richmond left earlier, lead artist Nate Wells left earlier this month, and now lead character artist Michael Knowland (The Last of... read
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Uncharted

Actor Todd Stashwick taken off Uncharted PS4


Has the game undergone a rewrite or what?
Apr 22
I had forgotten how badass the teaser for the next Uncharted game was thanks to the narration delivered by actor Todd Stashwick. Several months later, it's still about all we have to go on for the new PS4 installment. But it... read
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The Last of Us lead artist Nate Wells leaves Naughty Dog


Heads to Unfinished Swan dev Giant Sparrow
Apr 21
[Correction: Wells was the lead artist for The Last of Us, and not the art director.] Uncharted directors Amy Hennig and Justin Richmond have left Naughty Dog this year, and now The Last of Us lead artist Nate Wells... read
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The Last of Us

Naughty Dog looking into discounting The Last of Us Remastered for PS3 players


Look into it, and then do it
Apr 17
Responding to a comment on the EU PlayStation Blog post about The Last of Us' final content release for Season Pass owners -- a bunch of new stuff for multiplayer and the single-player's "hardest challenge" yet, Grounded Mode... read
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Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog will make 'several anniversary announcements' this year


Up first: The Art of Naughty Dog
Apr 11
Naughty Dog will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year and in doing so, there will be "several anniversary announcements happening over the coming months." The first is a collaboration with Dark Horse Comics on The Art of ... read
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The Last of Us

First look at The Last of Us Remastered for PS4


Releasing this summer
Apr 10
Here's a trailer for The Last of Us Remastered which shows a bunch of accolades and an all-too-brief snippet of gameplay footage. Sorry, there's no side-by-side graphics breakdown here. Only time will tell how far the enhanc... read
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$59.99 'Day 1 Digital'
[Update: Sony has confirmed The Last of Us Remastered. We can expect higher resolution character models, improved lighting, upgraded textures, and a director's commentary for all in-game cinematics featuring Neil Druckman, Tr... read feature

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PlayStation Community Exc

Come buy that for a dollar at PAX East's PlayStation Community Exchange


Plenty of collectible T-shirts, figures, and other items available
Apr 04
If you're heading out to PAX East next weekend, you probably have a lot of extra spending money anyway, so why not stop by the PlayStation Worldwide Studios Community Exchange? That's "booth #608" in layman's terms, at the Bo... read
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Naughty Dog

Uncharted 4 director has left Naughty Dog


Game director Justin Richmond moves on to Riot Games
Mar 27
Just a couple weeks after Amy Hennig left Naughty Dog, the studio has now seen another major departure. Justin Richmond, the director of the upcoming Uncharted 4, has now left the studio. Talking with IGN, Richmond spoke abou... read
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The Last of Us

The Last of Us reportedly shambling onto PS4


This is it, the apocalypse
Mar 27
While the idea of a possible sequel has done an admirable job of quelling the flames of desire for more, Sony has yet to announce an actual, honest-to-goodness follow up to Naughty Dog's 2013 blockbuster The Last of... read
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Last of Us sales

Ellie-ated: The Last of Us has sold over 6 million copies


There are over 6 million of us left, apparently
Mar 14
It's been exactly nine months since The Last of Us released. That's enough time to bring life into this world through sex. Or to sell six million copies of a videogame, which our 2013 game of the year has done.  Hooray f... read
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Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog comments on Uncharted writer's departure


The Last of Us' Druckmann and Straley 'were not involved'
Mar 07
News broke this week that head writer and creative director for the Uncharted series Amy Hennig had left developer Naughty Dog. As if that weren't enough of a surprise, there was talk of her being "forced out," according to I... read
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Uncharted lead splits

Uncharted writer/director leaves Naughty Dog


Uncharted 4 development 'will not be impacted'
Mar 05
Amy Hennig, writer and director on the Uncharted series, has left Naughty Dog, Sony has confirmed to IGN. In her 10 years at Naughty Dog, Hennig was most known for writing and directing the three Uncharted PS3 games. She was ... read
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The Last of Us

Final DLC for the The Last of Us offers a new difficulty


Watch the making of Left Behind
Feb 28
More The Last of Us content is on the way. Some of it now, some later. Heck yes! For those of you who have already cleared the game's Left Behind story DLC, there's "From Dreams," a new making-of video in the same vein as Are... read
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Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Uncharted game?


My vote: the singer Drake riding a drake while playing as Drake. Drakeception.
Feb 25
In my previous poll I asked everyone to pick their favorite Legend of Zelda game from the lengthy and notable series. Out of over 1,400 total votes, here are the top four results: (21.37%) Ocarina of Time: 312 votes -- winne... read
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The Last of Us

Free for all: The Last of Us documentary now on YouTube


No longer restricted to US viewers
Feb 24
I felt bad about talking up Grounded: The Making of The Last of Us upon its free release in the US since many of you weren't able to access the documentary. Well, now you can! Naughty Dog and Area 5 have uploaded the movie in its entirety to YouTube. Again, you should watch it -- after you've beaten the game. Great insight into large-scale game development. read
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Last of Us sequel

Chances of a Last of Us sequel: '50/50'


The next of us
Feb 24
I love The Last of Us. I also don't think it needs a sequel. When asked about a sequel in a Reddit AUA, Last of Us Creative Director Neil Druckmann said "right now I'd say it's 50/50." I'm team 50. That is, the 50 that r... read
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Documentaries

The Last of Us making-of documentary free on Amazon


It's pretty damn good!
Feb 18
Grounded: The Making of The Last of Us is a documentary produced by Area 5 and if you have cleared the game's story mode already, it's definitely one for the to-watch list. Better yet, it's actually free on Amazon in the US r... read
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Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog considering new IP, The Last of Us sequel


'Can we tell people a story that's really worth telling, and that's not repeating itself?'
Feb 07
After next week's single-player Left Behind DLC for The Last of Us releases, the team at Naughty Dog is due for a good mental break away from that universe. "Bruce Straley, the game director, and I have been doing this for ov... read






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