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Last of Us standalone

Standalone Last of Us: Left Behind out now for PS3, PS4


$9.99
May 12
Naughty Dog has sliced apart The Last of Us. If you're curious to try Left Behind, the prequel story starring Ellie and her best bud Riley, you can now do that without committing to the larger story (or Factions multiplayer).... read
Last of Us: Left Behind

The Last of Us: Left Behind will be available as a standalone on May 12


For a shorter, equally brutal experience
May 01
Left Behind was a great piece of story DLC for The Last of Us, filling in a portion of the main story that is glossed over and providing a clearer look at Ellie's origin. Any who want to try out the three-hour episode as a ta... read
Deals

This PlayStation 4 bundle at Dell is priced to move


$550 worth of goodies for $400
Apr 22
Dell must have a truck load of these PlayStation 4 The Last of Us Remastered bundles because it's pricing them to move. In this solid priced bundle, you'll be getting about $550 worth of stuff for only $400 (plus applicable tax because someone's gotta pay for the damn pothole down 5th Street and lord knows it's not Steve). read
Game News Haikus

Game News Haikus: EarthBound, The Last of Us, Mortal Kombat X, and more


Zen distilled stories
Apr 14
I wrote a thing about The Last of Us last week, and despite the use of measured language, there were accusations of extreme opinions on either side. Come on, people. That is not very zen. Find your nirvana. In this series, w... read
Where was the uproar about this?
[An earlier version of this piece had an inaccurate statistical description of one of the downloadable weapons. The offending paragraph has been updated for factual accuracy.] I know, I'm late to the party. Despite being inte... read feature

An interview spanning high and low brow material
Last night Destructoid attended the videogame BAFTAs in order to do some hard-hitting journalism. Speaking to Ashley Johnson following her BAFTA win for Best Performance for voicing Ellie in The Last of Us and its story DLC L... read feature

Last of Us film

Last of Us film 'pretty faithful' despite 'some big changes'


Rinko Kikuchi for Joel
Jan 27
The Last of Us writer Neil Druckmann is working on the screenplay for the upcoming film and he's just finished a second draft, along with a table read with "a bunch of actors," according to a Game Informer interview. Sam Raim... read
Writers Guild Award

Big names dominate Writers Guild Award nominations


Two Assassin's Creeds, Alien, and The Last of Us DLC
Jan 13
Anyone that's of the belief that mainstream videogames are often devoid of great writing will need to look somewhere other than the Writers Guild of America for vindication. The organization's nominees for Outstanding Achieve... read
PS4 bundle

Buying a new PS4? If so, you're gonna get The Last of Us too


Not to be confused with The Last of Us 2, because that doesn't exist
Jan 13
Sony's sweetening the pot a bit for any prospective PlayStation 4 buyers. Beginning in the coming days, all PS4s will come bundled with a code to download a copy of The Last of Us: Remastered. The inclusion of Naughty Dog's m... read
The Last of Us

Naughty Dog milks The Last of Us with more DLC


Crossbows and ski goggles and viking hats! Oh my!
Dec 09
The promise of the subject line was alluring; the email's contents utterly deflating. Deadly new additions to The Last of Us multiplayer, Naughty Dog promised. Would it be a three-way firefight between Fireflies, hunters and... read
The intoxicating rush of everything hanging in the balance
We're outnumbered, down to our last pair of lives. The clock is ticking, it's as much of a threat to my team's survival as the four armed men bearing down on our position. I don't like our chances, not one bit, but moments like this, they're the reason I play the game. read feature

The Last of Us GOTY

Sony: Last of Us actually deserves its GOTY Edition


Game of the Year Edition for The Last of Us hitting PS3 in Europe next month
Oct 25
Just like every other game these days, The Last of Us is getting a Game of the Year edition. However, unlike some other games, Naughty Dog's latest probably deserves one, Sony argues. "With over 250 Game of the Year... read
The Last of Us

The next multiplayer maps for The Last of Us will be free


Naughty Dog's way of saying thanks for putting up with matchmaking woes
Aug 21
Naughty Dog has been working to address issues with long wait times in The Last of Us' multiplayer matchmaking and while progress has been made on that front, there's more left to do. "Over the last two weeks, we've discovere... read
Photos

Naughty Dog is throwing a Photo Mode contest for The Last of Us Remastered


How's that for extra motivation?
Aug 15
Capturing cool, beautiful, or otherwise standout moments in videogames can be such a joy, and I'm hopeful that more developers will follow the recent examples set by inFamous: Second Son and The Last of Us Remastered by inclu... read
The Last of Us

Here's some new junk to outfit your characters with in The Last of Us Remastered


Just in time for the Season Pass to be over
Aug 07
The Last of Us Remastered released last week and the first DLC bundles have been released. On August 5, the Grit and Gear Bundle was released which includes six new items which are: Skull Cowboy Hat Welding Mask Fire Weldin... read
The Last of Us

The Last of Us: Remastered shoots to the top of the UK sales charts


Fourth largest launch ever on PS4
Aug 04
In the weeks leading up to the release of The Last of Us: Remastered, Sony said that "a huge portion" of PS4 owners hadn't previously played the original version on PS3. It seems that's certainly the case in the UK, or a... read
Called to duty

Called to duty: Two Naughty Dog designers join Infinity Ward


Welp
Aug 01
A couple of Naughty Dogs have gone to join Riley the Call of Duty dog at Infinity Ward. Twelve year Naughty Dog veteran and narrative design lead Taylor Kurosaki split to the nationalistic shooter factory, he announ... read
Don't make these mistakes
Have you played The Last of Us yet? Maybe, maybe not. You probably should, though. It's really a lovely game. And it's now on PS4, which means there's an actual reason to use that thing as something other than a Netflix deliv... read feature

This one's for you, Morph.
Today there are a bunch of new trailers for games like Assassin's Creed Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and The Last of Us Remastered (which is on sale) but Bill and I would rather talk about superhero cartoons from twenty years ago, and guns we can't remember the names of in Unreal Tournament.  read feature

Last of Us

The Last of Us has another ending that will never be released


As per the live event show
Jul 29
During the recent Last of Us live event, in addition to live performances of scenes from actors and the soundtrack, there was a surprise for fans. It's an extra epilogue ending of sorts that takes place after the game, ... read
GRAFIX

Can you tell the difference between Last of Us PS3 and PS4?


Might run smoother in person than on YouTube
Jul 29
I can't. Okay, okay, there's definitely some extra clarity in the brickwork and people look a bit more yellow than pink.  read
The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered is getting its own bundle in Canada


Oh, it's The Last of Us...again...
Jul 28
You probably thought you'd heard the last of The Last of Us. Well, you were wrong. And I'm sure there are still people out there who have yet to play it, after all this time -- probably in Canada. That's why Sony has announce... read
Pre-Troy Baker

Last of Us: Ellie's voice actor almost got in a fight with the first Joel


Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson talk about meeting
Jul 28
Here's a fun bit of trivia: Ashley Johnson, Ellie in The Last of Us, almost got into a fight with one of the actors first considered for the role of Joel. A heated push during acting and subsequent push back almost led to fi... read
The Last of Us

PSA: The Last of Us live performance will be streaming tonight


10 pm ET, 7 pm PT
Jul 28
Remember that news about The Last of Us being performed live in Santa Monica for a one-off show that's being produced by Geoff Keighley? The one where a bunch of the game's actors will be on-hand to act out key scenes? ... read
Not Pokemon Snap

Cordycep snap: Last of Us PS4 photo mode detailed


I like this trend
Jul 25
I already wrote about how much I loved the idea behind inFamous: Second Son's photo mode and I'm glad to see the trend continuing, even if it's an obvious marketing thing. Taking cool pictures is fun. Plus, in that article I made a great Ansel Adams Family joke. This video explains how to go about snapping shots in The Last of Us' PS4 remaster.  read
The Last of Us

More The Last of Us movie details out of Comic-Con


Game of Thrones' Arya Stark might be Ellie
Jul 25
We already knew that a live-action The Last of Us movie was in the works at Screen Gems, but additional details surrounding the project have been announced today at San Diego Comic-Con. Game co-director and writer Neil Druckm... read
Comic-Con print

Olly Moss Last of Us print makes disgusting fungal infections beautiful


By Olly Moss and Jay Shaw
Jul 25
Very nice, isn't it? Olly Moss showed off this classy Last of Us print from Comic-Con, done in collaboration with Jay Shaw. I highly suggest clicking Shaw's linked name and visiting a huge collection of wonderful posters. Give your eyes a treat.  read
BioShock

These PlayStation demakes transport you to a simpler time


Someone get these artists jobs in the industry, y'all
Jul 23
It's never been all about the graphics for me. I can appreciate slick environments and the ability to watch sweat roll down my rugged protagonist's brow. But truth be told, I've always had a thing for PlayStation-era graphics... read
Last of Us deal

GameStop is offering a PS3 to PS4 trade-in deal for Last of Us


GameStop do what Sony don't
Jul 23
When The Last of Us comes out on PS4 soon, it'll be sold for $50. To help alleviate the cost a bit for previous owners of the PS3 version, you can trade-in your old copy at GameStop starting July 27, and pick up the PS4 ... read
The Last of Us

Geoff Keighley's producing a live performance of The Last of Us


One Night Live
Jul 21
In recent years, The Last of Us has been held among many as a shining example of what narrative in videogames can accomplish. In one week, we'll get to see if its story translates fluidly to other mediums, as it'll be p... read
ugh

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
Last of Us PS4

The Last of Us Remastered has a 30fps option, more fixins


Draw distances improved, for instance
Jul 16
While MeriStation writer Javi Andres was attending a presentation that discussed the features of the new Last of Us Remaster on the PS4, a few details were presented that really give us a big picture of what to expect. F... read






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