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Naughty Dog debuts new alternate The Last of Us ending

Spoilers, obviously! If you haven't completed The Last of Us, you should probably stay away from this post. Provided that you have beaten the game however, Naughty Dog has provided an alternate take on the ending for your enjoyment, and it...

 
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Last of Us writer/director: A lot to learn from indies

The Last of Us writer and co-director Neil Druckmann recently spoke to GamesIndustry International about the game's development, advancing technology (and subsequent diminishing returns), and lessons to be learned from independent games.&nb...

 
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Mega64: How to survive The Last of Us

Mega64 takes a turn for the dramatic when Rocco wakes up and finds that he is living in the world of The Last of Us. Or so he thinks. But that's not the real horror. No, there is another game that presents a much, much more frightening vis...

 
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The Last of Us clears 3.4 million sales worldwide

The Last of Us has sold over 3.4 million copies worldwide, becoming the fastest selling new title in the PS3's lifespan. Not bad for a console-exclusive fresh IP released at the tale-end of a generation. And a horror game, too! It's almost ...

 
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The Last of Us tops Japanese charts in opening week

It isn't everyday that a Western game tops charts in Japan, but that's exactly what The Last of Us has done. Oh sure, it isn't unheard of either, and Naughty Dog's latest effort is certainly deserving of any accolades that come its way; but...

 
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The Last of Us' Joel and Ellie talk about their roles

The Last of Us came, it went, and it conquered. The game reached pretty much universal acclaim (myself included) from around the web, and now, if you're curious, you can see what went into the roles of Joel and Ellie from a Q&A session...

 
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Ellen Page comments on The Last of Us likeness

Ellen Page isn't exactly thrilled that her likeness was used without permission in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, besides her appearing by name in another Sony production. In fact, it's specifically because she'll be in Beyond: Two Souls tha...

 
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Game magazine scrubs Ellie from The Last of Us artwork

I've talked at length about the Creepy Cull of female protagonists in the game industry, where women are shunted off promotional materials and deemed unworthy to act as playable characters. It seems the scythe is wielded not just by publish...

 
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Review: The Last of Us

In the past five years, the notion of a zombie apocalypse has grown from cult horror amusement to worldwide mainstream fascination. The videogame industry latched onto it with eagerness, and this generation has drowned us in undead adventur...

 
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Last of Us live trailer makes you ponder the apocalypse

If the world were to end today, would you be capable of murder? The Last of Us co-star Ellie asks that depressing question and more in a new live trailer spot for the game, showcasing one man's evolution from a content worker bee to the ro...

 
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The Last of Us multiplayer gameplay is out in the wild

Update: An official trailer seems to have popped up now. We've added that video below. Following yesterday's screenshots, we finally get an in-action peak at the The Last of Us, coming by way of Spanish gaming site Hobby Consolas. The mode...

 
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The Last of Us multiplayer screenshots are here

In "It's about damn time" news, Naughty Dog has finally decided to give us a morsel of information on the elusive multiplayer mode of The Last of Us. And by information, I mean let your mind run wild with whatever you can gleam from these s...

 
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The Last of Us will have single-player download content

Sony has just opened up pre-orders for the Digital Edition of The Last of Us, due out on June 14, and for the game's Season Pass, providing some nuggets of information about what the post-release content for the game will look like in the p...

 
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Surviving The Last of Us won't be easy

I feel like we've been hearing a lot about The Last of Us lately, but that's far from a bad thing, as I'm finally starting to get a better idea of how it'll actually play. Here's more talk about the action-survival game, directly from the ...

 
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I want to marathon The Last of Us but I'm scared

I love to play some videogames in a single sitting. Some call that "marathoning." Survival horror games are especially satisfying when played this way. I've done this with all of the Fatal Frame and Silent Hill titles, as well as ...

 
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Preview: The Last of Us

I was skeptical of The Last of Us. Despite all the hype and high promises, to me, it looked like post-apocalyptic Uncharted. I wasn't sold on the dynamic nature of how the game progressed, and as we all know, zombies have been literall...

 
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Like gross stuff? This new Last of Us clip should satisfy

I'd tell you everything this new behind the scenes clip of The Last of Us contains but I had to shut it off halfway through. The enemies -- the focus of the clip -- freak me out too much, which is to say that fungi freaks me out too much. ...

 
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Careful: The Last of Us ending potential spoilers leaked

[Warning: I don't have any spoilers in the body of this post, but tread carefully in our comments below. Destructoid's readership is made up of incredible people, but a few assholes sneak in from time to time. They could ruin The Last of Us...

 
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A better look at Europe's The Last of Us special editions

Europe is getting two special editions of The Last of Us and Sony has provided a couple of new videos to give us a better look at what each edition contains. The Joel and Ellie editions each include the same stuff, the only difference is t...

 
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The Last of Us focus test had to be made to include women

Naughty Dog has revealed it had to force the hand of its focus testers in order to get them to acknowledge a female perspective. Originally, The Last of Us was exclusively using male gamers to gauge audience interest, until the developer st...

 
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The Last of Us demo scheduled to release on May 31

The demo for The Last of Us, Naughty Dog's hotly anticipated next release, has a confirmed arrival date of May 31 on PlayStation Network. The date was derived from a countdown clock which appears when selecting the demo from within the mai...

 
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The origins of those gross-ass Infected in The Last of Us

If you saw our very first hands-on preview of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, you'll know that the Infected creeped me the hell out. If this is what a fungal virus can do to you, I'm going to wash my hands every 15 minutes, every day, for th...

 
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Naughty Dog pushes The Last of Us back to June

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 rele...

 
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The Last of Us is getting a live action treatment

What Remains is a fan made live action series based on Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. Impressive that this is happening before the game has even released! The series is being made by Manifest Film, and the teaser trailer here is showing off...

 
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Hands-on: The Last of Us scared me sh*tless

Everything we've seen of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us up until now has featured humans as enemies. Really mean, crazed, do-anything-to-survive type humans. In everything we've seen it was like the entire starving, crazy, post-pandemic world...

 
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Buy God of War for early access to The Last of Us demo

In a move that may very well get people who were already going to buy God of War: Ascension to pick up a copy sooner than later, it's been announced that Kratos' new game will include early access to a demo for The Last of Us. These people ...

 
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Europe getting two special editions of The Last of Us

Not to be outdone by the US special editions, Europe is also getting a couple of special editions of The Last of Us in two flavors. Both editions will include the game, a canvas wrap, mini artbook, mini comic, screen print poster, a PS3 dyn...

 
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North America special editions of The Last of Us detailed

Got money burning a hole in your pocket? Then you're in luck as Sony has revealed two different special editions of The Last of Us for North America territories. First, there's the Survival Edition that will go for $79.99. This will include...

 
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Behind the scenes of The Last of Us with Tess

While I'm still not entirely sure what The Last of Us will be like from beginning to end, everything shown so far has looked most excellent. Following the impressive story trailer (that explosion!), developer Naughty Dog is now talking up ...

 
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Devs 'refused' to move Ellie to back cover of Last of Us

Given the heightened fascination with box art -- more specifically, BioShock Infinite's -- VG247 has some interesting quotes about how Naughty Dog ended up with the final cover for The Last of Us. The outlet asked actor Ashley Johnson (Elli...

 
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The Last of Us trailer, box art, and pre-order bonuses

The Last of Us was given a release date of May 7 at the Spike Videogame Commercials, along with a new trailer. Today, Naughty Dog has provided that trailer to the masses, along with the game's official box art, and pre-order details.  ...

 
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VGAs: The Last of Us looks beautiful, gets dated May 7

May 7, 2013. That's the official release date for Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. That's one hell of a long wait, but I'm pretty sure it'll be worth it. Wait for a bit for the VGA trailer release. These screens show hold you over. Damn. 

 
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gamescom: Mo-cap for The Last of Us is fascinating

This afternoon at gamescom, Sony hosted a session where actor Troy Baker (Snow from Final Fantasy XIII, Vincent from Catherine) and TV and film actress Ashley Johnson (The Avengers) revealed some behind-the-scenes stories from their work o...

 
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gamescom: Alone and Forsaken in The Last of Us trailer

Watch this latest trailer for The Last of Us and tell me that it doesn't produce a little stirring somewhere in your loins. It's pretty hard to avoid getting riled up by a song like "Alone and Forsaken." Oh, and there's all that viole...

 
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SDCC: Watch this heated cinematic from The Last of Us

While there's still plenty of Joel and Ellie in this new footage of The Last of Us from San Diego Comic-Con, Naughty Dog has unveiled a new character for the game, Bill. Played by actor W. Earl Brown, Bill thankfully doesn't take too long ...

 
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The Last of Us interview confirms multiplayer

Gaming Examiner just conducted an interview with the Creative Director and Game Director of The Last of Us, and it sheds some light on a number of questions gamers have been asking since the initial trailer. The interview touches on a numbe...

 
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The Last of Us sweeps the E3 2012 Game Critics Awards

You saw the Game Critics nominees for E3 2012 earlier this month, and you had a lot to say about them. I can't wait to hear what you'll have to say on the winners. While you're hatin', I'd like for you to keep in mind that I am on the Game ...

 
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Destructoid's E3 2012 Game of the Show: The Last of Us

Say what you want about this year's E3, but we've seen and played a bunch of great games this week. In fact, we were overwhelmed with all of the offerings, and narrowing down the selection to only one from all of the games in our 17 categor...

 
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E3: Player choice completely changes The Last of Us

Remember that incredible live gameplay session of The Last of Us we saw at Sony's press conference earlier this week? I've watched live gameplay of that same section of the game one more time since then, but it was approached with a differe...

 
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First look: The Last of Us

Today, Sony and Naughty Dog showed off the first gameplay for their upcoming survival action game, The Last of Us. The demo played out after the cutscene Naughty Dog released this morning. It was a short look at the cross-country journey of...

 
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Time to get hyped with this cinematic for The Last of Us

Having now seen this new cinematic for Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, I feel like a jerk for not allowing myself to get more excited for the game. The initial reveal was terrific from a technical perspective, but I wasn't particularly sold ...

 
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The Last of Us gets a few new screens and art

Here are the latest screens for Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic survival game, The Last of Us. There's a bit of artwork tossed in there too, because we all love a bit of artwork.  The game was revealed this past week, and it looks incre...

 
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The Last of Us, Sony and Naughty Dog's survival horror

The trailer for The Last of Us was debuted at tonight's Spike VGA show, and it looked fantastic. This is the reveal for Sony's secret project, for PS3. In the trailer, a young girl and an older man are shown working together in an abandone...

 

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