The Last of Us Part 2

The Last of Us Part 2 Review: An Emotional Reckoning And a Worthy Sequel

Naughty Dog crafts an amazing sequel, but does it surpass the original?

Latest The Last of Us Part 2 Guides

The Last of Us Part 2 Playable Characters: Who Do You Play As?

The main story of The Last of Us Part 2 is told from a few different perspectives. Here's who you play as.

The Last of Us Part 2: Does Joel Die?

We take a look at whether Joel makes it out of The Last of Us Part 2 alive.

When Is The Last of Us Part 2 Set?

We take a look at how many years has passed since the first game. Here's what year it is in The Last of Us Part 2.

The Last of Us Part 2 Motion Captured An Entire Horse

I can-neigh believe it.

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 Does an Impromptu Performance on The Last of Us 2's Guitar

"Dammit" might've been a bit odd coming from Ellie by herself, but Hoppus makes it work.

Never Mind The Last Of Us, Here's The Real Game With The First LGBT+ Protagonist

In 1989, a lone developer released the LGBT+ detective game Caper in the Castro.

Naughty Dog Condemns Torrent of Abuse Stemming From The Last of Us Part 2 Backlash

"Although we welcome critical discussion, we condemn any form of harassment or threats directed towards our team and cast."

The Last of Us Part 2 Has a Strange Reference to the Greatest Chess Game Ever Played

This is the second Bobby Fischer reference in as many games.

USG Game of the Month: The Last of Us Part 2 is a Story of Hope as Much as Violence

Ellie's roaring rampage of revenge tops this month's releases.

Adding More Teraflops Doesn't Lead to Better Stories

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | What's holding back creators from making the heart-wrenching experiences they've always envisioned?

The Last of Us Part 2's Ending Doesn't Ruin the Original. It Completes It

Analyzing The Last of Us Part 2's controversial ending, and how it brings the original game full circle.

The Last of Us Part 2 Sells Four Million Copies in Three Days

Setting a new record for Sony.

The Last of Us Part 2's Photo Mode Is Too Restrictive

The Last of Us Part 2's stubborn photo mode limits its potential, and ours.

The Last of Us Part 2 Won’t Get Any DLC, Director Says

You could say the notion is being left behind.

The 5 Scariest Moments in The Last of Us Part 2

Naughty Dog's sequel sure is a fully-fledged horror game.

The Last of Us Part 2 Has a Neat Nod to HBO's Chernobyl Series

Neil Druckmann is working with HBO's showrunner on an adaptation of The Last of Us.

Ranking the Fictional Punk Bands in The Last of Us Part 2

From The Clover 4 to Scribbling Kids Concept, we take a look at the best fictional punk bands in The Last of Us Part 2.

Former PlayStation Boss Says the Current Triple-A Model is "Not Sustainable"

Shawn Layden thinks the games industry is in for a reckoning in terms of business models.

The Last of Us Part 2 Had a Much Darker Ending for Most of Its Development

Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross reveal a different ending.

You Can Find The Last of Us Composer Gustavo Santaolalla in Part 2's Jackson City

The acclaimed composer gets digitized.

The Last of Us Part 2's Writers Reveal Some Ideas That Were Cut From the Final Game

Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross discuss how the story changed over time.

The Last of Us Part 2 Playable Characters: Who Do You Play As?

The main story of The Last of Us Part 2 is told from a few different perspectives. Here's who you play as.

The Last of Us Part 2: Does Joel Die?

We take a look at whether Joel makes it out of The Last of Us Part 2 alive.

Starting Screen | The Sloppy Stealth of The Last of Us Part 2

The Last of Us Part 2's stealth is better than before, but at what cost?

The Last of Us Part 2 Beats Sony UK Sales Record In Opening Weekend

Naughty Dog's latest shot to the top of the UK sales charts, setting records along the way.

When Is The Last of Us Part 2 Set?

We take a look at how many years has passed since the first game. Here's what year it is in The Last of Us Part 2.

The Last of Us 2 Infected Types

There are new infected enemies to contend with in The Last of Us Part 2. Here's every type you'll fight.

Can You Avoid Killing Any Dogs in The Last of Us Part 2?

For those looking for a heads-up on The Last of Us Part 2's tougher content to watch.

The Last of Us Part 2 Safe Codes

Here's where to find every safe in The Last of Us Part 2 and the safe code for each.

The Last of Us Part 2 Chapters List: How Long Does it Take to Beat?

The Last of Us Part 2 is significantly longer than its predecessor, given its unique story structure. Here's a full list of the chapters and how long it will take you to beat.

The Last of Us Part 2 Weapons List: Where to Get Every Weapon in The Last of Us Part 2

The Last of Us Part 2 features a wide range of weapons to find during your playthrough. Here's a full list of them, alongside where to find each one.

The Last of Us Part 2: How to Switch Shoulder While Aiming

Gunfights are pretty tense in The Last of Us Part 2 so you'll want to make sure you're popping out of cover aiming over the correct shoulder. Here's how to switch aiming shoulder.

The Last of Us Part 2: Training Manual Locations and Upgrades

Training Manuals can be used to upgrade Ellie in The Last of Us Part 2. Here's where to find each one.

The Last of Us Part 2 Easter Eggs

The Last of Us Part 2 is full of cool Easter eggs and nods to the first game, as well as PlayStation and Naughty Dog history. Here's all of the Easter eggs we've found so far.

The Last of Us Part 2: Short Gun and Long Gun Holster Locations

Holsters allow you to switch between weapons faster. Here's where to get the short gun and long gun holsters.

The Last of Us Part 2 Walkthrough

All of our The Last of Us Part 2 Guides, all in one handy place.

Is The Last of Us Part 2 Too Violent for Its Own Good?

Naughty Dog's sequel has been called grim and gruesome by many. Is it all too much?

Starting Screen | The Last of Us Part 2's Overly Limiting Embargo Only Hurts Critical Discourse

An argument on Twitter throws the difficulty of having a real conversation about The Last of Us Part 2 into sharp relief.

Universal Praise Has Never Served Anyone

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Not everyone loves Naughty Dog's latest, and we're all the better for it.

The Last of Us Part 2's Unlikely Connection to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Naughty Dog's blockbuster isn't the first game to use a snowball fight to great effect.

The Last of Us Part 2 Review: An Emotional Reckoning And a Worthy Sequel

Naughty Dog crafts an amazing sequel, but does it surpass the original?

Neil Druckmann Hasn't Ruled Out The Last of Us Part 3 Just Yet

The Naughty Dog director is still thinking about what might be next.

The Last of Us Part 2 Cover of "True Faith" Used for TV Ad Stirs up Familiar Issues

It also puts another tally in the "sad covers for marketing" column.

The Last of Us Part 2 Voice Cast: Here Are the Main Voice Actors in the Game

The Last of Us 2 features a pretty stellar cast of actors lending their voices and performances. Here's the main voice cast.

The Last of Us Part 2 Has Some Impressive Audio Accessibility

Sounds like Naughty Dog's really gone the extra mile with options like text-to-speech.

The Last of Us Part 2's Hotline Miami Nod Was Almost Going to Be a Self-Reference

We could've been in for another Uncharted 4-style hat-tip.

The Last of Us Part 2 is the Dark Counterpart to Animal Crossing

Two very different games, both of which feel perfectly suited for 2020.

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan Talks Keeping PS4 Owners Happy Into Next-Gen

Noting that many won't buy a PS5 "for a couple of years," Sony sees a "responsibility" to serve its PS4 base.

Report: New PS4 Games Must Be Compatible With PS5 From July 13 Onward

A new report says Sony is outlining next-gen compatibility for current devs.

The Last of Us Part 2 Developers Talk About Walking Ellie's Path Through the Real Seattle

You know there'll be a flood of up-close comparisons once the game launches.

The Last of Us Part 2 Has a Sneaky Tribute to Hotline Miami and the Vita

Hey, Ellie, do you know what Vita means?

Where to Watch Today's The Last of Us Part 2 Gameplay Showcase

This may be the last big preview of what Naughty Dog has in store for us.

New The Last of Us Part 2 Gameplay Airing in State of Play Tomorrow

We'll get a new look at Naughty Dog's sequel.

If You Like Ellie's Tattoo, Sony Hopes You'll Like The Last of Us 2 Special Edition PS4 Pro

Fern on the console, fern on the controller, fern on whatever you'd like.

PlayStation Studios' New Cinematic Opening for First-Party Games Has Some Marvel Vibes

Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios is a lot to type, so why not make things simpler?

GameStop Hypes up Killing Dogs in The Last of Us Part 2 to the Internet’s Dismay

Last of Us Part 2 does feature violence against dogs, but Naughty Dog isn't the one saying that's something to be "excited" about.

New Last of Us Part 2 Trailer Shows Ellie's Journey, Vehicle Combat, and More

There's a long journey ahead for Ellie.

A New Last of Us Part 2 Trailer Arrives Tomorrow

Another look at what's left for The Last of Us.

The Last of Us Part 2 Development Wraps With a Message From Neil Druckmann

"No matter what you've seen, or heard, or read, nothing compares to playing this thing from beginning to end."

Naughty Dog Gets All in Their Feelings About Spoilers

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The Last of Us Part 2 studio wants to bring the mood down for a moment and have a solemn talk about what really matters.

Sony Says It Has Identified the Last of Us Part 2 Leaker

And they're not affiliated with Sony or Naughty Dog.

USG Notebook: We're Still Not Certain Why The Last of Us 2 Story Was Leaked

There's been a lot of speculation but little confirmation.

Naughty Dog Asks People to Keep The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilers to Themselves

If you've seen them, please don't share them.

Sony Announces New Release Dates for The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima

PlayStation's summer blockbusters set some revised launch dates.

Warning: The Last of Us Part 2 Story Spoilers Are Circulating Online

Be warned, there are major spoilers for Naughty Dog's sequel out there.

We're Starting to See the Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Video Games

THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | The global pandemic is hitting every level of the games industry.

Sony Refunds The Last of Us 2 and Iron Man VR Digital Purchases

All refunds are being issued immediately.

The Last of Us Part 2 Director on Game's Readiness: "It's There"

Following its delay, Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann discusses the state of the game.

Major Game Delays Due to COVID-19 Have Only Just Begun

With games like Wasteland 3 and The Last of Us Part 2 already delayed, we're just beginning to see the effects of the virus on gaming.

The Last of Us Part 2 and Iron Man VR Have Been Delayed Indefinitely

"Logistically, the global crisis is preventing us from providing the launch experience our players deserve."

What Naughty Dog and Other Studios With Crunch Culture Have in Common

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part 2 struggles highlight some common patterns in how studios foster crunch.

The Last of Us HBO TV Show In Development With Neil Druckmann and Creator of Chernobyl

HBO and PlayStation Productions believe in the story of Joel and Ellie.

USG Notebook: Some of Gaming’s Biggest Shows Have Been Upended by the Coronavirus

Two major conferences are seeing their major players stay home.

Sony and Facebook Withdraw From GDC 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns

That's PlayStation's second event cancellation in two days.

Sony Cancels Its PAX East Presence Due to Concerns Over Coronavirus [Update: Statement From PAX East]

The Last of Us Part 2 won't be playable in Boston this year.

The Last of Us Part 2 Will Be Playable at PAX East As It Nears Completion

Naughty Dog is putting on the "finishing touches."

Check Out This PS1 Demake of The Last of Us Part 2

Created in Dreams Early Access.

The Last of Us Voted Best Game of the Decade in New Fan Polls

Metacritic users and PlayStation blog readers are all about giraffes.

PS5's "Bigger Differences" Have Yet to Be Announced

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Talk of new hardware likely to dominate industry chatter leading up to holiday launches of PS5, Xbox Series X.

USG's 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2020

From indies to long-awaited sequels, these are our 20 most anticipated games for this new year.

Sony State of Play Stream for December 10: What Time is It, What Will be Shown, and How to Watch

It's an early one, so you might want to set an alarm.

Sony Schedules a Final State of Play for 2019, Still Won't Talk PS5

C'mon Sucker Punch, show us Tsushima.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Has Thoughts on Sony Holding Back Important Exclusives From Its Subscription Service

Phil Spencer says putting games on Game Pass doesn't devalue them.

The Last of Us Part 2 Won't Be On PlayStation Now So Its Launch Can Be "Clean and Pure"

PlayStation Now will still lag behind Sony's first-party rollout.

As Sales Slow, PS4 Squeaks Into Second Place on List of All-Time Best Selling Consoles

Sony lost some steam this year, but the PS4 still reached a major milestone.

Do Delays Reduce Game Developer Stress, or Simply Extend It?

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | With The Last of Us Part 2 and Watch Dogs: Legion slipping, the first quarter of 2020 suddenly looks a lot lighter for game releases.

The Last of Us Part 2 is Delayed to May 2020 For Extra Polish

"We simply didn’t have enough time to bring the entire game up to a level of polish we would call Naughty Dog quality."

Report: The Last of Us Part 2 is Delayed to Spring 2020 [Update]

Reports are indicating the anticipated sequel has been pushed back.

PS5 Release Date Revealed - Controller, Hard Drive and Ray Tracing Detailed

Sony finally talks about the PS5 specs, giving the first official info on the next-gen console. We round-up of all the PS5 release date news and price speculation, plus general PlayStation 5 gossip.

Naughty Dog Wants The Last of Us Part 2's Combat To Make You "Vulnerable"

The Last of Us Part 2's lead game designer tells us about how AI has been overhauled for both enemies and companions, and more.

Naughty Dog Wants to Ensure The Last of Us Part 2 Runs Well on Vanilla PS4

Naughty Dog tells us how it's trying to avoid the performance disparity plaguing some triple-A games on vanilla PS4s.

The Last of Us Part 2 Won't Have Multiplayer After All [Update]

Sorry Factions fans: The Last of Us Part 2 will not have a multiplayer mode.

The Last of Us 2 Release Date, Ellie Edition, Gameplay - Everything We Know

This is our guide on The Last of Us 2 release date, Ellie edition, Joel reveal, gameplay, and more.

The Last of Us Part 2 Gets a February 2020 Release Date

The wait is nearly over.

Sony Teases More The Last Of Us Part 2 for Next Week's State of Play

Naughty Dog wants us all to tune in next week.

Sony's Next State of Play is Set, But Don't Expect Any PS5 News

There will be some game reveals, though.

Sony Considering New Studio Acquisitions Ahead of PS5 Launch

SIE CEO Jim Ryan says content is "more important than ever before."

The Games That Won't Be at E3 2019, Including The Elder Scrolls 6 and Beyond Good and Evil 2

A few studios are clearing up why they won't be in attendance.

Rumor: The Last of Us 2 Release Info Will be Revealed Soon

Naughty Dog's latest could get a release date right before E3.

The Last of Us Part 2 and Death Stranding Still Coming to PS4 Despite Impending PS5 Transition, Sony Confirms

Despite next-gen rumors swirling, Sony is still bringing big games to the PS4.

The Last of Us 2 Ready to "Close Out" Development

New job postings suggest Last of Us 2's development is at the beginning of the end.

The Last of Us Part 2's Cinematics Have Finished Filming

Is a late 2019 release in the cards?

The Last of Us Part 2 Has Finished Shooting Its Final Scene

Director Neil Druckmann teases the end for The Last of Us Part 2.

First PS5 Details Show a Conservative, Expected Step Forward, But a Potentially Pricey One

We have details about the next PlayStation, and it's probably going to cost us.

The Last of Us Part 2 Will Give Ellie Her Own NPC Companion

Ellie is the lead, but someone will join her on her journey.

USgamer's Best of E3 2018 Award Winners and Community Pick

It's been another crazy E3. Here are our awards for the Best Games of E3 2018, including the Community Pick you all voted on.

Dear Naughty Dog: Please Stop Torturing People in Your Trailers for The Last of Us 2

I know the game has important things to say about the horrors of the apocalypse. Trust me, I believe you.

Last of Us 2 Director Wants Players to Be "Repulsed by the Violence They Are Committing"

Last of Us 2's brutality is supposed to make you think.

Sony E3 2018 Press Conference Recap—Games, Trailers, and Announcements

A surprise Resident Evil 2 remake, plus gameplay trailers for The Last of Us: Part 2, Death Stranding, and more.

Sony Details the PlayStation E3 2018 Showcase—Promises Death Stranding, Last of Us 2, and More

Sony's already revealed some of what you can expect to see at its E3 2018 showcase, including more babies lodged in Norman Reedus' throat.

Fans Believe They've Figured out Exactly Where the Last of Us 2 Takes Place

There's more to the trailer than just arms being shattered.

PlayStation Paris Games Week Recap: New Sucker Punch Game, Trailers for Last of Us 2 and Spider-Man, Spelunky 2

New games and trailers from Sony's surprisingly big Paris games showcase.

Watch: The Graphic New Last of Us 2 Trailer, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man, and the Best of the Rest From PlayStation Live

Here are the best (or at least the most memorable) trailers from PlayStation Live at Paris Games Week.

The Last of Us 2 Has a New, Nauseatingly Brutal Trailer

The new trailer for Naughty Dog's The Last of Us 2 is five minutes of straight-up violence. And it's not pleasant.

Last of Us: Part II Brings a Family Back Together

The real walking dead was the friends Ellie and Joel made along the way.