The lights are on
If you've been following our coverage for The Last of Us, you know about the story and inspirations for Naughty Dog's new IP but you are probably still curious about how the game plays. The team in Santa Monica is attempting to bring a raw sense of humanity to every aspect of the game and they are striving to make every enemy encounter leave a lasting impression. The game director Bruce Straley and creative director Neil Druckmann want to push enemy AI beyond the standard mindless henchman and to evolve the companion AI of Ellie away from a vapid escortee. Watch the video below to learn what choices you'll have and how Ellie can assist you in combat scenarios for The Last of Us.
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From the preliminary interviews and coverage I have high hopes for this game. It looks detailed, provoking, and seems to be hitting a different market niche from other 3rd/FPS. Hopefully Naughty Dog will really deliver on this one, because it looks like Sony is sinking a lot of dough into advertising and coverage.
Really looking forward to this game! =)
I keep getting more and more excited about this game.
As soon as I heard No Country For Old Men would be an influence, I was sold. Take my money.
That thumbnail on the home page looks like they're just palin' around.
The news emerging about this game is what is keeping me going during the dreary month of February.