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Yesterday we showed you the a teaser for a new PlayStation 3 exclusive entitled The Last of Us. While we will have to wait until next week's VGAs to learn more concrete info about the game, one intelligent gamer made a connection between a video of an ant on the game's official website and an interesting segment in BBC nature show, Planet Earth. The ant clip on the Last of Us website features an ant succumbing to a deadly brain fungus. Could this be what the riots and strife afflicting those in the Last of Us teaser are so afraid of?
Here's the full clip of the killer cordyceps fungi which attacks various jungle insects:
Given that we see droves of sickly looking people behind fences and quarantine signs, I'm going to say this seems like a pretty reasonable guess. After watching the video and enjoying the soothing tone of David Attenborough's very British voice, I've decided I'd rather die any other way than have a fungus slowly take over my entire body and spread to my loved ones. If that's what The Last of Us is all about, color me simultaneously horrified and intrigued.
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I remember seeing that. Man, that's crazy.
"the more numerous a species becomes the more likely it will be attack by the fungus", it seems humans are in real danger of being attack by this fungus.
Those brain fungi are nasty
Oh my god, that's right! They put the ants on grass so cows will eat the ants, and then the fungus takes over the cows! This is terrifying!
Interesting. I'll keep this on my radar.
It has potential, well, all games do at first, but I'm not expecting much from this. I'd be perfectly fine with being proven wrong, however.
What an interesting concept! I see a very good zombie game in the future!
ewwwwwww, but sick
Super creepy, can't wait to hear more in-depth info!
That is truly creepy and spine chilling. A game that involves this that is done right could be downright scary. Can't wait to learn more.
looks cool, but I don't want to wait to see what comes up with this game
Well, I got an idea that I can't exactly put into words. I feel like it would be cool to have a Heavy Rain gameplay concept in this kind of setting. May sound crazy, but I feel like it would work well
oh *** looked like a movie not a game but *** seems cool
SAfter making several comments about this very thing it turns out i was right! Sweet victory.
Color me intrigued.