Gamers know that most of their favorite characters begin as actors in a motion capture studio. The process isn't simple, and involves several artistic passes to create what we ultimately see on the screen. In this new video for The Last of Us, Naughty Dog shows the progression from beginning to end.

It's impressive, though not exactly jaw-dropping. If you want something less technical and more dramatic, you should probably watch the latest trailer instead. You can also check out a new batch of screens below.