You Are Not Prepared For The Last Of Us' 'Alternate' Ending

#1 Edited by jimmyfenix (3679 posts) -

So this "Alternate" Ending was pretty different.

I wish they made this ending at the end of new game plus to just mess with the player. Kudos to Neil Druckmann for this Absurd ending.

#2 Posted by falserelic (4941 posts) -



#3 Posted by johncallahan (478 posts) -

Holy shit. I saw this talk of an alternate ending floating around. I thought the original ending was dark. I don't know if my fragile emotions could've handled that.

#4 Edited by Sackmanjones (4609 posts) -

You are right. I was not prepared for that ending....

#5 Posted by EXTomar (4121 posts) -

I'm hard to surprise these days but that was unexpected.

#6 Posted by kaos_cracker (538 posts) -

That was pretty amazing. Glad they kept straight faces during that too.

#7 Edited by Sterling (1719 posts) -


#8 Posted by Benny (1937 posts) -

Oh my fucking god that was amazing, they both have a decent set of pipes on them as well, especially the actor playing marlene.

#9 Posted by GorillaMoPena (1684 posts) -

Should have been the real ending.

#10 Posted by shinjin977 (702 posts) -


#11 Edited by FLStyle (4395 posts) -

hahaha amusing

#12 Posted by Milkman (16223 posts) -

Well, that was incredible.

#13 Posted by Disaya (261 posts) -

The Last of Us- the musical.

#14 Posted by Ramone (2931 posts) -

Kudos to the guy Troy is holding for not even cracking a smile.

#15 Posted by Tearhead (2102 posts) -

Those are some fucking professionals!

#16 Posted by jimmyfenix (3679 posts) -
#17 Posted by DrDarkStryfe (998 posts) -

Troy vocalizing the drum beats got me. An incredible sequence.

#18 Posted by CaLe (3678 posts) -
#19 Posted by BBAlpert (1258 posts) -

As great as Troy is in that scene (and he is GREAT), he's still not the voice of the Third Street Saints Boss. Not to me, dammit.

"Female 1" 4 life

#20 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4282 posts) -

That was pretty funny.

#21 Posted by jiggajoe14 (513 posts) -

Holy shit that was incredible.

#22 Posted by Baal_Sagoth (1205 posts) -

That's pretty awesome. Almost can't believe the whole thing is actually improvised. But it's very enjoyable either way.

#23 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (4424 posts) -

That was amazing.

#24 Edited by JZ (2125 posts) -

Fantastic oh my god

#25 Posted by Demoskinos (13837 posts) -

Oh my god. That is fantastic. Fantastic. Troy baker is amazing.

#26 Posted by Castiel (2416 posts) -
#27 Edited by Flappy (2032 posts) -

Fuck...GoTY in my alternate universe.

#28 Posted by jking47 (1190 posts) -

Holy shit, enjoyed that a lot more than I thought I would. Also did not see it coming.

#29 Posted by Coafi (1433 posts) -

That was brilliant, I loved the part when Troy started to improvise the music as well.

#30 Edited by Random45 (804 posts) -

I kind of wish they went with this! I think I would have probably dropped my controller and my jaw would be on the floor. It would also be a ton of fun to see all the rage on the internet, haha.

#31 Posted by Nightriff (4337 posts) -

This was fantastic and why Troy is my favorite VA, how he just went with it and stole the scene. Amazing!

#32 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4968 posts) -

Gimme dat alternate ending DLC. I'd buy that for a dollar!

#33 Posted by TruthTellah (7633 posts) -

#34 Edited by narujoe93 (2427 posts) -

@truthtellah: do you know what video that's from? Kind of want to see what that was in reaction to

#35 Edited by I_Stay_Puft (2590 posts) -

I wouldn't mind a video game musical...

#36 Posted by SlashDance (1757 posts) -
#37 Edited by Yummylee (20551 posts) -

I greatly dislike how both ridiculously talented and handsome Troy Baker is... But then considering the origin of the phrase ''having a face for radio'', there's ironically enough a lot of good looking voice actors and actresses out there.

Anywhoo, awesome. Naughty Dog would be a legitimately great choice to try and develop a video game musical! Once More With Feeling - The Last of Us Edition!

@ramone said:

Kudos to the guy Troy is holding for not even cracking a smile.

That would be Robin Atkin Downes. Guy's mad professional.

#38 Posted by Ghostiet (5153 posts) -

Holy shit. I've read an interview about it, but I figured it would be like two lines, not a full goddamn scene of them improvising and hamming it up like there's no tomorrow.

That DLC? I want the most pivotal scenes of TLoU played out like a rhythm game musical now.

#39 Edited by Glottery (906 posts) -


#40 Edited by corruptsaves (209 posts) -

It's pretty telling that one of my favorite endings of all time was started by improvising. That's pretty amazing.

#41 Posted by selfconfessedcynic (2494 posts) -

I... I was not prepared for that.

Fucking loved it though :D

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