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

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 July 2020, 20:38

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

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 July 2020, 22:03

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

Jacob Blazewicz, 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

Paul Wozniak, 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

Milosz Szubert, 10 July 2020, 20:59

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

Jacob Blazewicz, 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.

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

Conrad Hazi, 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

Paul Wozniak, 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”

Bart Swiatek, 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

Paul Wozniak, 26 June 2020, 21:04

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

Paul Wozniak, 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

Bart Swiatek, 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

Paul Wozniak, 21 June 2020, 17:07

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.

Naughty Dog - Next Step is The Last of Us 3 or New IP

Michael Kulakowski, 09 June 2020, 21:46

In an extensive coverageon the development process of The Last of Us: Part II, the game's director, Neil Druckmann, did not rule out a third installment of the series. The dev also gave a reason why he decided to develop a direct sequel after the strong and critically acclaimed finale of the first The Last of Us.

Last of Us 2 - First Patch Will Add Photo Mode

Bart Swiatek, 09 June 2020, 13:15

According to reports from GearNuke, the first patch for The Last of Us: Part II will add a photo mode and tool for viewing character models to the game. The patch will take up about 4 GB.

The Last of Us 2 on PS4 Pro is „Louder Than the AC”

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 June 2020, 21:54

Gene Park from the Washington Park newspaper mentioned The Last of Us Part: II in a Twitter post. The new game from Naughty Dog has increased the noise emitted the journalist's PlayStation 4 Pro so much that the console managed to jam the air conditioner.

Chernobyl Director Aboard The Last of Us TV Series

Frozen, 06 June 2020, 14:39

Johan Renck, director of the Chernobyl series, joined the team working on the screen adaptation of The Last of Us. He is another, after Craig Mazin, creator of the award-winning HBO series, to become associated with the upcoming adaptation of the iconic game from Naughty Dog.

New Trailer of The Last of Us 2

Michael Kulakowski, 03 June 2020, 19:22

Two weeks before the game's official release, Sony has published a new trailer for The Last of Us 2, in which we will see some dramatic moments from the life of the main character.

„Cycle of Violence” - What Lies Behind The Last of Us 2?

Matthias Pawlikowski, 01 June 2020, 15:11

Before the game's launch, we managed to meet Halley Gross, co-writer of TLoU 2, and talk to her about the topics the new game from Naughty Dog will revolve around.

The Last of Us 2 - Summary of Visual Changes

Sodar, 01 June 2020, 13:57

A comparison of details from the demo material of the upcoming The Last of Us 2 has been published on YouTube. NX Gamer specialists compared earlier videos from the game and those published recently. Let's see how much the game has changed.

New The Last of Us 2 Gameplay from State of Play

Agnes Adamus, 27 May 2020, 23:02

Today, a new episode of State of Play wasstreamed, entirely dedicated to The Last of Us 2. The published materials include an 8-minute gameplay that had not been presented before and a commentary by Neil Druckmann, Vice President of Naughty Dog.

The Last of Us 2 in New State of Play

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 May 2020, 21:13

Sony has announced another presentation of The Last of Us: Part II. As part of upcoming State of Play we will see, among others, a new gameplay.

New Video From The Last of Us 2

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2020, 22:15

Naughty Dog has published another presentation of The Last of Us: Part II. The material does not show much new, but it should enables us to last until the game's release.

New Trailer of The Last of Us 2 Coming Out Today [Updated]

Milosz Szubert, 06 May 2020, 16:08

Today, at 7 AM PDT, the new trailer of The Last of Us: Part II will have its release. The long-awaited continuation of the 2013 game from Naughty Dog will debut on June 19 on PlayStation 4.

The Last of Us 2 Goes Gold

Adrian Werner, 05 May 2020, 11:43

Neil Druckmann from Naughty Dog informed that work on The Last of Us: Part 2 has been completed. We will be able to play the game next month.

The Last of Us 2 - Hackers Likely to be Responsible for Recent Leak

Adrian Werner, 04 May 2020, 13:51

We learned more about the videos from The Last of Us: Part 2 that were recently leaked. Much suggests that hackers who used the keys from Naughty Dog's earlier games to get to the TLoU2 movies are responsible for this.

The Last of Us 2 - Sony Found the Perpetrators of Leak

qjin, 01 May 2020, 21:02

We learned that neither employees of Sony Interactive Entertainment nor Naughty Dog are responsible for the leak of multiple spoiler videos from The Last of Us: Part II.

The Last of Us 2 Disk Space Requirements

Milosz Szubert, 30 April 2020, 12:40

We found out how much disk space The Last of Us: Part II will take. In the physical version, the latest game of Naughty Dog will be available on two discs.

New Release Dates of The Last of Us 2 and Ghost of Tsushima

Agnes Adamus, 27 April 2020, 21:27

Sony has announced new release dates for two upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusives - The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima. Both will be released early this summer.

The Last of Us 2 Plot Fragments Leaked - Spoiler Alert

Milosz Szubert, 27 April 2020, 11:25

Several scenes that will almost certainly appear in the full version of The Last of Us: Part II have just surfaced on the web. They may reveal quite important details related to the story told in the latest work of Naughty Dog. Watch out for spoilers on the Internet.

The Last of Us 2 Without Demo Before Release

Conrad Hazi, 05 April 2020, 21:14

The devs of The Last of Us: Part 2 admitted that they do not intend to publish a demo in the near future. As they explain, developing a demo now would be an unnecessary waste of resources and could have a negative impact on the final version of the game.

The Last of Us 2 - Two Short Gameplays Leaked

Konrad Serafinski, 04 April 2020, 13:32

Two short excerpts from The Last of Us: Part II have been leaked to the Internet. Although they aren't on the official PlayStation channel, we can rather assume that these scenes will appear in the game.

The Release of The Last of Us 2 Delayed Again

Paul Wozniak, 02 April 2020, 21:00

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the leaunch of The Last of Us: Part II has been once again delayed. The creators made this decision because they wanted every player to be able to play the game at the same time, which could be difficult due to the logistical problems that exist under current conditions.

Former Employee on the Secret of Naughty Dog's Success

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 March 2020, 17:28

Another former employee of Naughty Dog spoke about working conditions in the studio. According to Jonathan Cooper, the company has many talented but inexperienced creators, which causes delays in production and crunch. He also claims that the success of the team is primarily due to Sony funding.

The Last Of Us 2 Devs are Said to be Crunching Hard

Paul Wozniak, 12 March 2020, 23:34

Jason Schreier's latest text reveals that the development of the second installment of The Last of Us was burdened with a considerable crunch among Naughty Dog employees. A similar situation took place during work on previous projects of this studio.

The Last of Us - Filming of the Show Will Start After TLoU2 is Ready

Adrian Werner, 12 March 2020, 12:52

We learned that the production of the TV adaptation of the The Last of Us will only start after the work on The Last of Us: Part II is finished. Moreover, the music for the series will be composed by the creator of the game soundtrack.

The Last of Us - New Series is to Replace the Movie

qjin, 06 March 2020, 14:43

According to unofficial reports, the newly announced series based on The Last of Us is to replace the previously planned movie adaptation of the popular game. Moreover, we found out that Ellie's sexual orientation will not change in the film adaptation.

The Last of Us TV Series Coming to HBO; Chernobyl Scriptwriter on Board

Christian Pieniazek, 05 March 2020, 20:02

The Last of Us will be the result of collaboration between HBO, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions. Neil Druckmann from Naughty Dog and Craig Mazin, known for his well received Chernobyl, will be responsible for its script.

Free PS4 Theme From The Last of Us 2 and New Figure of Ellie Available

Christian Pieniazek, 11 February 2020, 22:15

Naughty Dog has released for free a dynamic theme from The Last of Us: Part II, to be used in the menu of the PlayStation 4 console. In addition, the devs give us two wallpapers from this production and encourage us to order the main character's figure created in collaboration with Dark Horse.

The Last of Us 2 Rated M

Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2020, 13:12

Naughty Dog's highly-anticipated action-adventure game Last of Us: Part II was awarded the Mature (17+) age rating by the ESRB. There will be violence in the game, as well as, which is new for this developer, nudity and sex scenes.

Watch Footage From the Cancelled The Last of Us Animation

Agnes Adamus, 24 January 2020, 21:06

A footage from the animated adaptation of The Last of Us have been uploaded to the web. This short animation was supposed to be a link between the two games of the series. However, Sony decided to abandon the project.

The Last of Us 2 Will Have Numerous References to First Part

Bart Swiatek, 16 December 2019, 11:13

Neil Druckmann, Vice-President of Naughty Dog, said on Twitter that The Last of Us: Part II will contain more than a few references to the first part of the cycle.

Impressive Sales Results of The Last of Us and Uncharted 4

Christian Pieniazek, 14 October 2019, 12:03

On the tenth birthday of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves we learned the impressive sales results of other productions from Naughty Dog. Although The Last of Us is the leader in the scoreboard, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is nippinh on its heels.

Every Character in The Last of Us 2 Will Have a Beating Heart

Konrad Serafinski, 03 October 2019, 10:54

Naughty Dog has accustomed players to high level of detail in their games. In The Last of Us: Part II, each character will have a beating heart that will affect their behavior.

How Many Fps in The Last of Us 2 on PS4 Pro? Digital Foundry Analysis

Bart Swiatek, 01 October 2019, 18:05

On the Digital Foundry channel on YouTube there was a technological analysis of a gameplay fragment from The Last of Us: Part II. Among other things, we learned about the likely resolution and fps in the new production of Naughty Dog.

The Last of Us Part 2 Will be Naughty Dog's Longest Game

Agnes Adamus, 30 September 2019, 22:33

Naughty Dog has ambitious plans for The Last of Us Part 2. According to the creators, we will need much more time to complete the title than in the case of other titles from the studio.