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The Last of Us Review: The World Ends with a Click 0

Naughty Dog have a powerful track record in the PS3 with the Uncharted series, but The Last of Us is a brand new IP with a very different tone and world than the swash-buckling adventures of Nathan Drake. The zombie apocalypse setting is a very familiar one by now thanks to a raft of games and other media which have anchored themselves in it, but with The Last of Us, Naughty Dog have managed to put a fresh spin on it, added their own style and deft hand to the mix and created an experience that...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us: Left Behind Review 0

I think it is easy to say that The Last of Us was the best game of the year. After winning so many awards for the game, Naughty Dog is in a streak again. It must have been difficult to match what we come to expect for the first ever story DLC for Naughty Dog. Story has always been the bread and butter for Naughty Dog and this time they have proven why they are some of the best developers around. The Last of Us: Left Behind is the culmination of Naughty Dog’s work for The Last of Us. Left B...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

It's the PS3's best exclusive to date, and one of the best games ever. An absolute must-play 0

The year is 2033. The human race is slowly being wiped out. A savage fungal infection rots its victims’ minds within two days, changing them from reasonable human beings into homicidal monsters. Nature has begun to reclaim its territory, taking over buildings and roads without prejudice. The military has forced quarantines in major cities, and a rebel group struggles to return the original order back into society. This is the setup for The Last of Us, the latest game in Naughty Dog’s library. An...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Breathless Apocalyptic Performance |The Last Of Us Review 0

Have you heard of The Last of Us? I'd say you have by now. It's been a game on everybody's radar since Naughty Dog first announced it back in 2011 with an unnoticed tease in a newspaper in one of the first levels in Uncharted 3: Drake Deception. The game has taken people by surprise. Not because of it being a survival post-apocalyptic type game, but mainly because it is something interesting and new to come out of the studio that has brought such blockbuster titles, such as Uncharted, Jak &...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Naughty Dog has taken what it’s learnt from Uncharted and created storytelling excellence, great combat and tension. 0

After the reveal of The Last of Us and hearing that the extremely talented people at Naughty Dog were behind this new IP, I was never going to be concerned if this was going to be a decent game. Just look at the studio’s history and you can see that quality is something they have refined, from Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter to their latest Indiana Jones-esque trilogy of the Uncharted franchise. All are great in their own way. My concern was if Naughty Dog could pull off a serious, down-to-earth...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A beautiful mess 0

I liked it, but at the same time, it was extremely disappointing.Great characters, visually superb, probably the best acting in a video game to date, but the gameplay just wasn't fun, in fact it was just one extremely frustrating corridor after another and it made the game feel padded for length when it didn't need to be, this game was way too long.The ending was stupid, the last hour of the game pretty much ruined the story which wasn't that great to begin with....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The bleak brutal game world displays humanity's primal instincts and deeper aspirations 0

The Good: Strong emotionally-gripping story with exceptional acting; Combat system is original, satisfying and fits with the theme of the game ; Immersive atmosphere with a great musical score ; Online multiplayer brings out the best aspects of the story's core gameplayThe Bad: Minor annoyances make you aware of the game's structure(FULL REVIEW COMING SOON)Overall Rating - 5/5 (Strongly Recommended!)Gameplay *****The core gameplay is fueled by a stealth-action combat system that maintains the te...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Naughty Dog manages to deliver a breathtaking and insanely fun experience that you won't forget anytime soon. 0

To be honest, I wasn't even going to buy The Last of Us. I wasn't as hyped as most people were and decided to just borrow it from a friend at some stage. Today, I'm glad I didn't stick to that plan. From story to gameplay to immersion, The Last of Us is a truly amazing game that should be played by everyone who owns a PS3. The Last of Us is set several years after the outbreak of a fungal infection that drives the host mad. Basically, it's an interesting twist on the usual zombie apocalypse scen...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fantastic 0

The game is just amazing , Naughty Dogs really did it this time , a true masterpiece !!! No matter the graphics , storyline or either the voice actor of this game , you can't compare it to others game like Bioshock Infinate . This game really deserve to be Game Of The Year . Although Bioshock GTA 5 also did a really good job , I really don't have any feel after playing those 2 games , maybe bioshock got a little . Unlike The Last Of Us , you will felt like you really lost a friend after finish t...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us: I Need a Drink Edition 0

“Oh, shit...” A sentiment echoed by Joel. The generator roars to life, and so do the infected. Frantic screams, growls, rushing footsteps and sinister clicks ring out through this underground tunnel. “Oh shit!” Panic mode: engaged. Run. Run fast. Get out. Forget the ammo, the supplies, anything other than running. Survive. This is the world of The Last of Us. A desperate, cloying, violent, terrifying place. Twenty years ago, society collapsed with the out break of a fungal infection that turns ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Lives up to the Hype and Then Some 0

Beautiful... haunting... The Last of Us in a nutshell.*Know what you're getting into: This is going to be a long piece*This review will only discuss the single-player campaign, as I don't think speculating about the multiplayer is worth your while and this piece is long to begin with.By the time you are reading this review, you most likely have known the existence of The Last of Us, an action adventure, survival-horror PS3 exclusive by acclaimed video game developer Naughty Dog. You might have a...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

PS3 Saves The Best For "The Last Of Us" 0

Naughty Dog has done another great game with this survival post apocalyptic world that has neither zombies or aliens as the main enemies but other humans trying to survive this new harsh reality.The game feels like a true survival story game play where almost everything has to be ration carefully from food to first aid. Also the game isn't only a third person shooter,that's not the point but more on using your environment and the tools and equipment to help you along your mission. The characters...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Scared As Hell 0

So I have not yet finished the game, in fact I have no idea how far I have left to go. You really don't get any sense of that AT ALL. I DO know is that I'm more afraid of sinister clicking than ever before. Seriously though, The Last of Us is an extremely story based and very engrossing game to play. This is my first experience of an R rated game. (Being from Australia it's kind of a big deal) Anywho, the story is emotional and quite hard hitting. I won't give away spoilers for those who have'...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Not the Citizen Kane of games, but still a great game 0

Amid all the perfect scores, I can't help but feel like the gaming industry, as well as the gamers, have failed themselves by calling this such a success. When we give something a perfect score, what is that really saying? It really depends on your point of view. Does it mean it's something that couldn't possibly be improved upon? Or does it mean it was perfect enough? Or is it just a gut feeling? Whatever your reasons, I know I certainly don't want to just rest in the wading pool calling The L...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

My The Last of Us Review 0

You can honestly say a game pulls you into its world when you walk away emotionally drained. That is what The Last of Us does, it pulls you in and doesn’t let go until the credits roll. You will not want to put the controller down. It shows that sometimes the right thing to do won’t be what keeps you a live. It is about survival, hope, endurance and commitment. However, Last of Us is not without a few issues that can sometimes take your right out of the experience. The Last of Us is Naughty Dog’...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Awesome so fun 0

It is the best game I've seen! I think it should be on PC. It is also realistic like in the begining and that the zombies attack you when you make a sound. It will be cool if the killers see the kid and attack her because I she was next to a murder and she wasn't even hurt....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fantastic Game But Not All Is Great ! 0

I'm a big naughty dog fan but i must say that going in to the last of us i was really worried that it would be a zombie 3rd person shooter with a standard naughty dog story.but i was really suprised, this is a really fantastic game the way that they present the characters, and the way they tell a story was really something special. But one think that makes the game break for me is the Friendly AI there was one place were i needed to stealth by some enemies but the AI is running cross the house p...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Welcome to the REAL Mushroom Kingdom 0

Of all the popular doomsday theories – mass flooding, meteors, alien invasion, or even heavenly judgment – my personal least expected apocalyptic scenario would have to be a fungal infection.Naughty Dog, the developers behind Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter, and the highly acclaimed Uncharted franchise, have shown us the true horrors of mushrooms in their latest masterpiece, The Last of Us. Super Mario Bros., take heed!First and foremost: This game is not for the squeamish.After the fun-filled ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us Remastered Review // Critique de The Last of Us : Remastered 0

Released on : July 29th 2014Platform : Playstation 4 Over a year ago, The Last of Us forever changed storytelling in video games with its emotional tale about two individuals who are trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. Not only did the game impact the players emotionally, but it also had a groundbreaking approach with its way of telling the story that put into question this very aspect in the medium in general. The Last of Us was a remarquable achievement last year and, now, we get t...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An unsettling, realistic look into an post-Apocalyptic future 0

Running off the massive critical and financial success of the Uncharted series, it seems Naughty Dog were free to do anything they wanted. Looking back on Naughty Dog's history, they always stuck with what they did best, warmhearted, fun-to-play platformers anyone could enjoy. They did that from Crash bandicoot on the PSX, all the way to Uncharted 3 on the PS3. Looking at this trend, it was maybe a little strange, if not awkward, to play something as grim as The Last of Us.This is Naughty Dog's ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last Of Us Introduces Next-Gen Emotional Storytelling 0

I've been playing video games since the eighties. Pretty early on I developed a personal preference for games that were telling a story, trying to achieve a cinematic experience, and let you care for the in-game characters. Unfortunately, almost every game I've played always had some kind of uncanny valley vibe going on, or it would break the immersion with a janky video game mechanic, poor performance of the voice actors or bad storytelling. I didn't play one game that did all of those things r...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

GOTY 0

This is one of, if not my favorite game I ever played. The story is very good, the character development even better. You are torn between making the right and the wrong choice at the end. But in just some aspects. Naughty dog breaks the boundaries of how people would act in a zombie apocalype. This is a must-play game for me....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

the last of us or the last game you want to play? 0

the last of us is the hit new live action movie from sony entertainment studios europe from the hit developers behind classics like crash banditoot and crash tag racer and drathan nake's unsharted, but the question everyone is wondering "why would i pay $60 for the same game i bought lasdt year?"well here's the answer: even though the last of us might have come out last year you still need to buy the new one since the graphics are so good and the 14 year old girls look more detailed than ever a...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us In-Depth Review 1

The Last of Us is a game that could have been another Uncharted, Naughty Dog could have pumped out a similar game to their previous best, though this time with zombies. However, even with so many easy ways out, The Last of Us never allows itself to stoop so low...You play as Joel, 20 years after the fungal outbreak that has destroyed America, and brought with it the rejuvenation of plant life. He is entrusted (for various reasons that will not be spoiled) with Ellie, his task is to take her to a...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us reviewed by Ominous Prime 0

I wanted to wait until a lot of the hype died down to play this game because I knew in my mind it would not live up to what was built up. It's not to say that The Last of Us is a bad game. I will try and be spoiler free for those of you left to play it. It's actually quite good, if not one of the best games of the year as far as story telling goes. Naughty Dog demonstrates that the current generation still has gas left in the tank, and that story telling is not all about next gen particle effec...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Oh I'm Gonna Get Flamed for This'un 0

Oh The Last of Us. How I wish I could understand you. I mean I understand you perfectly, I just don't get how OTHER people understand you. I once said that this was the most overrated game of all time. I was wrong. That honor safely goes with Persona 4, this however is a close second. Lets talk about the story.Formulaic. Predictable. Well-written. That last word doesn't belong with the other two, but somehow it fits in when describing the nature of this game's story. The game stars Joel and Ell...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Last of Us is stunning and immersive... the story will drag you in and leave you wanting more! 0

In a gaming world of AAA games, Indie games, MMOs and not much in between, the Last of Us tells an amazing story based in the post-apocalypse U.S.A. The storyline really drives the game forward, and the tale is woven in a sometimes terrifying and exhilarating atmosphere that is both immersive and addicting. My favorite game of all time before playing this was Final Fantasy 7. This is just given to illustrate to you how often I change the status of games that I call the top one I've ever played. ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

As harrowing and brutal as it is fun. 0

The RadTop notch story with strong characters in an impressively fleshed out world.Brutal stealth combat with crafting mechanics that feed into it nicely.Interesting multiplayer that doesn’t feel totally tacked on.The BadNot one to spoil anything, but seeing how strong everything else was I felt the ending was a little bit weak.It’s a good thing I don’t really cover story in these reviews because this is one I feel really needs to be experienced. I’d say it were this years Walking Dead, not jus...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Best of PS3 0

PlayStation and Xbox have always been able to swing their crowds based on the bias of the game series they have exclusive ownership to. Halo has Xbox and gears f War and then PS3 has Metal Gear, Uncharted and other stuff like that. To be honest I don't particularly care about those games much at all. As long as I can play my Fallout and Batman I am happy. Anyway, The Last of Us definitely gives any PS3 owner bragging rights over their Xbox brothers, sisters or cousins, or maybe just friends. It...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Quite possibly, the best game of this generation. The first AAA game to live up to its 10/10, 5* reviews in years 0

Nowadays, gaming review sites are handing out 10/10 and 5/5 scores like they are candy. It is a shame, because this scoring inflation leaves no room for truly excellent games like The Last of Us to differentiate themselves. The Last of Us is, quite possibly, the best game that has come out this generation. It combines survival horror elements, stealth, and third-person shooting into an experience that is unlike any other. It manages to stand out despite being a member of the overcrowded post...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An amazing experience dragged down by a handful of flaws 0

The characters, art style, and overall presentation in The Last of Us are second to none. Naughty Dog has accomplished amazing feats both technically and artistically with this title, and I'm thrilled that it exists. Sadly, the entire experience wasn't perfect.The combat gets tiresome. As with any stealth-based combat system, the key to success is taking everything at a snail's pace. The combat sequences are incredibly plodding, and they eventually made me want to stop playing. That said, I pow...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us Review 0

If I had to say one thing about The Last of Us I would say it's a morose and yet brilliant narrative with equally likeable and contemptible characters, with a beautifully realized world all messily bundled in a terrible game.The Last of Us features some very well realized environments, this screenshot is the least impressive of which but also the least inoffensive as far as spoiling environments go.Of course to say The Last of Us is a terrible game is perhaps reaching. It's not necessarily a ter...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Claude's Quick Review 2

It has a plausible story and characters that have meat, focus and frailty. There are moments that you have to experience. And before the end, challenges to overcome. Worth every penny. Full price.A game worth playing. I turned the dial down to easy. It was worth it for the story alone. I could never imagine loving a character more than Ellie. I was Joel. I am Joel. I had a past that I dared not talk about. I did bad things. I survived. Some died....

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

PS3 Saves The Best For "The Last Of Us" 0

Naughty Dog has done another great game with this survival post apocalyptic world that has neither zombies or aliens as the main enemies but other humans trying to survive this new harsh reality.The game feels like a true survival story game play where almost everything has to be ration carefully from food to first aid. Also the game isn't only a third person shooter,that's not the point but more on using your environment and the tools and equipment to help you along your mission. The characters...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us Review. 1

The Last of Us paints a grim, depressing picture of a future where a fungal infection as run riot on the populace of the world. Highlighting humanities need to survive at any cost in a way so very few games have attempted to, let alone achieved. Let's get one thing straight, this isn't simply Uncharted with zombies, it's a new IP from a developer looking to challenge their own rules and methods of game making.The Last of Us almost brings the PS3 to it's knees, but with stunning results.Set twent...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us is an amazing achievement and one that shows that Naughty Dog has the ability to adapt with aplomb. 3

(Note: I only played through the single-player so the review is solely focused on that.)Not too many games come with higher expectations nowadays. Naughty Dogs’ flagship PS3 series Uncharted has garnered critical and commercial praise across the board. With that series mainly focusing on Indiana Jones-like thrills, one would not be totally wrong in thinking that The Last of Us was just Uncharted with zombies. Luckily for us, it’s far more than that. The Last of Us brings true terror and a weigh...

5 out of 7 found this review helpful.

Great story, atmosphere, and visuals marred by some bad gameplay 0

I don’t think that Naughty Dog has put out a good game since Jak 3. Jak X was all right, if unfair. The Uncharted games are all right at best. They’re chock full of bullet sponge enemies that don’t have much in the way of reaction to being shot, weak-sounding and feeling guns, supernatural segments toward the end that are somehow way worse than everything that has come before, and “platforming” that consists of “shimmy along this ledge in the exact pattern we’ve laid out”.With that noted, The La...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Iffy shooting and frustrating moments don't ruin a game with some of the best characters to date 0

Story in video games is quite often terrible. It is a medium littered with trope-laden characters, plots more focused on pushing gameplay forward then making sense, and unfulfilling endings meant to drive fan fervor for a multitude of sequels and spin-offs. Few games have stories worth paying attention to; even fewer have stories that are as memorable as a great book or movie. Naughty Dog has managed to deliver a few of these memorable stories in their Uncharted series, creating an Indiana Jones...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

The Last of Us captures you in a way that other games often yearn for. 0

I am not often a fan of survival games, or anything with a bit of stealth. That being said, I absolutely loved everything about The Last of Us. From off the bat I felt transported, like I was put smack dab in the middle of a beautiful yet terrifying waste land. It grabbed me from the second it stared all the way to the grand finale. It felt like I was in a place that actually existed. Everything felt alive and shockingly real. Following Joel and Ellie through their journey was tough, not ...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Amazing story with average gameplay. 0

You might have heard that The Last of Us is the Citizen Kane of video games. You might have laughed at that poor analogy that was surely dreamt up as a result of some fever dream induced by the crushing weight of meeting a deadline with a 20 hour single player campaign on your hands. The fact of the matter is that Last of Us IS a really great game. The difference we have to observe is that while it does leaps and bounds for narrative and storytelling, the gameplay.. not so much.Considering that ...

3 out of 5 found this review helpful.

One of the most immersive games I've played 2

The tension in this game does not let up for a second. Great game. The opening 10 minutes are truly frighting, especially if you have a family of your own. The game gives you an option to play it as either a stealth or shooter, although you won't last long if you treat it as COD. It definitely pays to be patient and use stealth to progress....

2 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Most immersive game I have ever played. 0

The game play was solid and rewarding. The story is the best writing in any game I have ever played. The characters are fully realized and take life in the story. I became the main character while playing the game, and never paused to reflect how far down the rabbit hole I had gone until after the game was done. What an intense experience!...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Umm... Awesome 0

Extremely fun, but also has probably the best writing and voice acting you'll ever see in a video game. ummm.. yea it was awesome all the way through naughty dog!screw flanders screw flanders screw flanders screw flanders screw flanders screw flanders screw flanders...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Terrific atmosphere in an overall boring, and somewhat buggy, game 1

On the exterior, The Last of Us couldn't be more different from Naughty Dog's other successful franchise, Uncharted. Unfortunately, their differences are only skin deep. While the emphasis on The Last of Us is a stealth-based fighting approach, it doesn't have the sound mechanics that other franchises such as Hitman, Splinter Cell, and Metal Gear Solid have had the time to perfect. Instead, Naughty Dog have simply littered the game world with chest-high cover, arranged in highly noticeable paths...

9 out of 19 found this review helpful.

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