The Last of Us Part 2 News
Craig Mazin says there's an old idea that he and Neil Druckmann "have to do" for the series.
Like if you turned the Graphics dial to the Genesis era.
Survival gets even more difficult.
Just a snapshot of the work that went into the game.
Imagine putting that on your CV.
"Dammit" might've been a bit odd coming from Ellie by herself, but Hoppus makes it work.
"Although we welcome critical discussion, we condemn any form of harassment or threats directed towards our team and cast."
This is the second Bobby Fischer reference in as many games.
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You could say the notion is being left behind.
Neil Druckmann is working with HBO's showrunner on an adaptation of The Last of Us.
Shawn Layden thinks the games industry is in for a reckoning in terms of business models.
Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross reveal a different ending.
The acclaimed composer gets digitized.
Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross discuss how the story changed over time.
Naughty Dog's latest shot to the top of the UK sales charts, setting records along the way.
For those looking for a heads-up on The Last of Us Part 2's tougher content to watch.
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The Naughty Dog director is still thinking about what might be next.
It also puts another tally in the "sad covers for marketing" column.
Sounds like Naughty Dog's really gone the extra mile with options like text-to-speech.
We could've been in for another Uncharted 4-style hat-tip.
Noting that many won't buy a PS5 "for a couple of years," Sony sees a "responsibility" to serve its PS4 base.
A new report says Sony is outlining next-gen compatibility for current devs.
You know there'll be a flood of up-close comparisons once the game launches.
Hey, Ellie, do you know what Vita means?
This may be the last big preview of what Naughty Dog has in store for us.
We'll get a new look at Naughty Dog's sequel.
Out of sight, out of mind.
Fern on the console, fern on the controller, fern on whatever you'd like.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios is a lot to type, so why not make things simpler?
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.
There's a long journey ahead for Ellie.
"No matter what you've seen, or heard, or read, nothing compares to playing this thing from beginning to end."
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.
And they're not affiliated with Sony or Naughty Dog.
There's been a lot of speculation but little confirmation.
If you've seen them, please don't share them.
PlayStation's summer blockbusters set some revised launch dates.
Be warned, there are major spoilers for Naughty Dog's sequel out there.
THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | The global pandemic is hitting every level of the games industry.
All refunds are being issued immediately.
Following its delay, Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann discusses the state of the game.
"Logistically, the global crisis is preventing us from providing the launch experience our players deserve."
That's one way to respond.
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HBO and PlayStation Productions believe in the story of Joel and Ellie.
Two major conferences are seeing their major players stay home.
That's PlayStation's second event cancellation in two days.
The Last of Us Part 2 won't be playable in Boston this year.
Naughty Dog is putting on the "finishing touches."
Metacritic users and PlayStation blog readers are all about giraffes.
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It's an early one, so you might want to set an alarm.
C'mon Sucker Punch, show us Tsushima.
Phil Spencer says putting games on Game Pass doesn't devalue them.
PlayStation Now will still lag behind Sony's first-party rollout.
Sony lost some steam this year, but the PS4 still reached a major milestone.
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"We simply didn’t have enough time to bring the entire game up to a level of polish we would call Naughty Dog quality."
Reports are indicating the anticipated sequel has been pushed back.
Naughty Dog tells us how it's trying to avoid the performance disparity plaguing some triple-A games on vanilla PS4s.
Sorry Factions fans: The Last of Us Part 2 will not have a multiplayer mode.
Naughty Dog wants us all to tune in next week.
There will be some game reveals, though.
SIE CEO Jim Ryan says content is "more important than ever before."
A few studios are clearing up why they won't be in attendance.
Where are they now, E3 2018 edition.
Naughty Dog's latest could get a release date right before E3.
Despite next-gen rumors swirling, Sony is still bringing big games to the PS4.
New job postings suggest Last of Us 2's development is at the beginning of the end.
Director Neil Druckmann teases the end for The Last of Us Part 2.
Ellie is the lead, but someone will join her on her journey.
Last of Us 2's brutality is supposed to make you think.
A surprise Resident Evil 2 remake, plus gameplay trailers for The Last of Us: Part 2, Death Stranding, and more.
It was nice while it lasted.
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.
There's more to the trailer than just arms being shattered.
New games and trailers from Sony's surprisingly big Paris games showcase.
Here are the best (or at least the most memorable) trailers from PlayStation Live at Paris Games Week.
The new trailer for Naughty Dog's The Last of Us 2 is five minutes of straight-up violence. And it's not pleasant.
The real walking dead was the friends Ellie and Joel made along the way.