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The Last of Us: Part II news and interesting facts

Naughty Dog Renames The Last of Us Celebration Due to Corona

Ender, 22 September 2020, 21:29

Naughty Dog announced that, as per tradition, on September 26 the company will present new announcements related to the The Last of Us franchise. This year's edition of the so-called Outbreak Day will be held under a new name, because developers want to distance themselves from associations with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Last Of Us 2 if Studio Ghibi Made It

Sodar, 14 September 2020, 15:16

Artist known as Mincho has published on his instagram profile works that depict several scenes from The Last Of Us 2 recreated in anime convention, in the style characteristic of studio Ghibli.

The Last of Us 2 has One of the Highest Completion Rates on PS4

Frozen, 05 September 2020, 19:34

The Last of Us: Part II boasts a higher completion rate than God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man, Ghost of Tsushima and many other hits on PS4.

The Last of Us 2 Breaks Popularity Records in the US

Aquma, 17 August 2020, 10:58

The Last of Us: Part II is the third best earning game in the USA in the history of the PlayStation brand and the third most popular title of 2020. The other big Sony Interactive Entertainment exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima, is also doing great.

Permadeath and Cel-shading in The Last of Us 2; Official Patch Info

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2020, 16:50

Tomorrow, The Last of Us: Part 2 will receive a patch adding a new difficulty mode, permadeath option and new visual filters.

The Last of Us TV Series Will Explore Shocking Thread Cut From the Game

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2020, 15:32

Screenwriter Craig Mazin talked about plans for the TV adaptation of The Last of Us, which he creates for HBO. It turns out that the TV series will include, among other things, a shocking plot thread that was initially supposed to appear in the game, but was eventually abandoned.

The Last of Us 2 Will Get Permadeath and New Brutal Difficulty Level

Entelarmer, 10 August 2020, 22:18

The trophy list The Last of Us: Part II has been expanded by two new items. Their descriptions confirm that soon players will be able to make the game significantly more difficult for themselves.

More Than 2,000 People Worked for the Success of The Last of Us 2

Entelarmer, 27 July 2020, 20:28

The Last of Us: Part II is the result of a real army of developers. According to MobyGames, Naughty Dog¹s latest game was created thanks to the efforts of over 2 thousand people.

Metacritic Claims The Last of Us 2 Didn't Change Website's Review System

Entelarmer, 20 July 2020, 22:02

Metacritic commented on recent changes in the user rating system. It was confirmed how long we have to wait to be able to rate a game. At the same time, it was denied that this was related to any particular game in the vein of The Last of Us: Part II.

The Last of Us 2 Was to Have a Darker Ending

Entelarmer, 16 July 2020, 13:11

Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross from commented on the changes in The Last of Us: Part II. The creators revealed that the original ending was darker than the one used in the final version.

The Last of Us 2 - Positive Reviews Outnumber Negative Ones on Metacritic

Froozyy, 15 July 2020, 14:04

Some time ago, the Internet was flooded with negative opinions of players about The Last of Us: Part II. However, since the beginning of July, the average of Metacritic user ratings has been growing steadily, until finally the positive ratings have overtaken the negative ones in terms of numbers.

The Last of Us 2 Guitar Replica for $2300

AlexB, 10 July 2020, 20:56

Two guitars created by Taylor Guitars in collaboration with Naughty Dog have appeared in the official PlayStation gadget shop. Both refer to The Last of Us: Part II. One of them, which is an exact replica of the instrument used by Ellie and Joel in the game, has been priced at $2299.

Metacritic Battles Review Bombing - No User Scores on Launch

Entelarmer, 09 July 2020, 18:05

Metacritic has introduced a restriction on user ratings. From now on, the website does not allow users to issue notes on the day the game is released.

Original Concept of Last of Us 2 Included Open World Locations

Adrian Werner, 06 July 2020, 14:55

Neil Druckmann from Naughty Dog revealed that in the early stages of devlopment The Last of Us: Part 2 was a very different game from the final product. Among the changes introduced was the abandonment of an open world structure.

Death Threats Aimed at Actress Playing Abby in The Last of Us 2

Lazlo, 05 July 2020, 20:44

Laura Bailey, the actress playing Abby in The Last of Us 2, admitted on Twitter that she received numerous threatening messages from players who didn't like the plot of the game and the actions of the character she played.

The Last of Us 2 - Players Rating Score on Metacritic is Slowly Rising

Froozyy, 01 July 2020, 16:28

After a wave of negative opinions about The Last of Us: Part II, which flooded the Internet some time ago, the average of ratings given by Metacritic users is slowly growing. The number of user reviews has already exceeded 100 thousand.

Last of Us 2 Director Responds to Haters: „It's a Price of Sorts”

Aquma, 30 June 2020, 15:26

During a podcast hosted by Reggie Fils-Aimé, the director of The Last of Us: Part II - Neil Druckmann - addressed the issue of Internet hate on the part of some players and how in his opinion criticism exceeds the limits of good taste in some situations.

Last of Us 2 With Great Sales Despite Controversy

Froozyy, 26 June 2020, 21:03

Sony has just boasted of The Last of Us: Part II sales. Just two days after its release the game sold several million copies.

The Last of Us 2 Will Not Get DLCs

Adrian Werner, 26 June 2020, 15:32

Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann informed that there are no plans to create DLCs for The Last of Us: Part 2. We probably won't get a multiplayer mode either.

The Last of Us 3 - Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann on Possible Sequel

Froozyy, 24 June 2020, 16:36

In an extensive interview, Neil Druckmann, vice-president of Naughty Dog, talked about the work on the third installment of The Last of Us. According to him, creating this game would be a big challenge and for now he does not know what it could look like.

Producer of HBO's Chernobyl Praises The Last of Us 2

Karol Laska , 23 June 2020, 12:58

Craig Mazin, the screenwriter of the acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl and co-writer of the TV adaptation of TLOU, revealed his positive opinion of The Last of Us Part II. He defines the title as a great narrative achievement.

New Quality in Video Games - Last of Us 2 Dev on Face Animation System

Aquma, 22 June 2020, 14:54

Roger Clark - actor known from Red Dead Redemption 2 - praised facial animations in The Last of Us: Part II. Thanks to a response from one of the devs at Naughty Dog, we learned that the system developed by animator Keith Paciello plays an important role in the final effect. It allows for automatical adjusting of animations to the emotions felt by the characters.

Real-life City of Seattle Compared With The Last of Us 2

Froozyy, 21 June 2020, 16:50

A video appeared on the ElAnalistaDeBits YouTube channel, where the authors compared the city of Seattle in The Last of Us 2 to the reality. The video shows well-known places such as the courthouse or the main library.

The Last of Us 2 Launches

Adrian Werner, 19 June 2020, 12:01

The Last of Us: Part 2, a sequel to Naughty Dog's acclaimed hit and one of the last big PS4 exclusives, has launched to overwhelmingly positive expert reviews.

First Reviews: The Last of Us 2 - Strong Candidate for Game of the Year

Adrian Werner, 12 June 2020, 15:29

First reviews of The Last of Us: Part II have been published. The game delighted almost all editors of industry media and is a strong candidate for the game of the year title.