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The Last of Us is doing well for for Sony, quickly setting records as the fastest selling game on the PlayStation 3 for 2013, and fastest selling new software title for the console.
Naughty Dog's "grim masterpiece" released on June 14 exclusively for the PlayStation 3 and has so far sold more than 3.4 million copies. Despite being an American game that takes place in the United States, The Last of Us has seen worldwide appeal, also selling well in Japan.
For more on The Last of Us, check out our review.
Our TakeIt's always good to see a deserved game see success, especially one that didn't necessarily have everything going for it on paper. The Last of Us is a serious drama, and it's a completely new franchise appearing mere months before the release of the PlayStation 4. Starting new IPs at the end of console life cycles is dangerous, but the huge sales of the The Last of Us shows that quality can persevere. Now the question is, will there be a sequel?
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And Naughty Dog deserves every one of those sells. They really created something amazing with The Last of Us.
No wonder considering the quality of it. The only question is: "Will they bleed this game dry with pointless sequels?" I for one am not up for The Last of Us getting turned into either some annual-release cycle or just continuing the story until there's no point anymore. The Last of Us isn't exactly an adventure story, it's a survival story that's about two people who, by the way, can only end up dead in a conclusion. There just doesn't seem to be enough hope in The Last of Us's world to deserve being told more than one time, imho.
see i really want to play this game im already behind everyone else lol
I seriously can't wait for a sequel with next gen power!
It's pretty cool to see comments saying they do not want a sequel to a game that has such an open ending. Masterful Naughy Dog.
The only way you can do a sequel without ruining the experience would be to have the game take place in a different part of the world with different characters. I would not buy a straight up sequel to Joel and Ellie's story - it needs to end just the way it did to be true to the characters.
Will there be a sequel?
Well if I know ND, they're gonna make TLOU into a trilogy. :D
Congratulations to Naughty Dog. They deserve it because they made an amazing game. I don't know if I want a sequel to it though. I absolutely loved the game and it's ending. I think what I got from it is just enough.
Its so ggod that I bought three copies! One for me and Two for friends.
I can imagine that they are doing well. I just got it a few days ago and it is an amazing game. I still haven't beaten it yet because I also got Bioshock Infinite the same day so I've been playing both titles.
I don't know if I agree with Kyle that the game shouldn't have been successful on paper, but I'm glad that it is regardless and can't wait to see where the franchise goes next. I'd hope for new characters, but I trust Naughty Dog with whatever.
No surprises here.