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Naughty Dog pushes The Last of Us back to June

1:45 PM on 02.13.2013 // Jordan Devore
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Worldwide delay

May 7 already seemed like a far-off point in time for us to be playing The Last of Us, but thanks to a delay, it'll now be even harder to picture the upcoming Naughty Dog game in our homes. The studio has confirmed to GameSpot that the release date has been changed to June 14, 2013. I'm getting too ... impatient for this sh*t!

"...We pride ourselves on setting a very high quality bar for every aspect of our games -- gameplay, story, art, design, technology and more. We want to make sure The Last of Us raises that bar even further -- for ourselves, and most importantly, our fans," reads a statement.

"As we entered the final phase of development for The Last of Us, we came to realize just how massive Joel and Ellie’s journey is. But instead of cutting corners or compromising our vision, we came to the tough decision that the game deserved a few extra weeks to ensure every detail of The Last of Us was up to Naughty Dog’s internal high standards."

The Last of Us delayed to June 14 [GameSpot]




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