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I Have Mixed Feelings About The Last Of Us Part 2’s Trans Character

Whether or not you like The Last of Us Part 2, there’s no denying it’s a diverse game. People of different genders, sexualities, and races exist in its world, and there’s a perverse equality in the way none of them are exempt from suffering. The game’s only trans character, a religious youth named Lev, is […]

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Games Should Make Creating Just As Satisfying As Destroying

I’ve had a lot of fun with The Last of Us Part II, especially its more gruesome gameplay elements. As awful as it feels to admit, Naughty Dog made virtual murder fun. There’s a great sense of accomplishment in sneaking up on a pair of enemies, grabbing one, headshotting the other, and executing your captive […]

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Last Of Us Part II Players Seem Unable To Stop Covering Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’

For a long time now, people have joked about dudes who bring their guitars to parties and play “Wonderwall” over and over. It now seems the virtual equivalent of this meme is folks playing Hurt in The Last Of Us Part II.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Former Sony Exec Calls For Shorter Games That Are Cheaper To Make

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Most video games are too long. This common sentiment gets batted around every few months when a new blockbuster launches with dozens of hours of “content.” Shawn Layden, former chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, seems to agree. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Last of Us Part 2’s Metacritic Page Shows How Broken Numerical Scores Are

Despite The Last of Us Part 2’s mixed critical reception, review score aggregator Metacritic shows it with a critical score of 95 out of 100, with a plethora of 10/10s developer Naughty Dog has been happy to tout. The user scores, meanwhile, sit at an abysmal 3.5 out of 10, based on over 31,000 reviews […]

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Tips For Playing The Last Of Us Part 2 [Updated]

It’s been seven years and an entire console generation, but we finally have another Last of Us game. Out today for PlayStation 4, The Last of Us Part 2 plays much like the first game: tight, third-person action set in open-ended levels with a heavy focus on stealth. Much like the first game, it’s no […]

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Here’s The Deal With The Last Of Us Part 2

The road to launch for The Last of Us: Part 2, out tomorrow for PlayStation 4, has been lined with questions. The leaks in April were one thing. The review conditions provided by Sony were another. We adhered to those guidelines, and signaled that to readers in our review. Of course, even considering the leaks […]

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Can someone who couldn’t get past the first Last Of Us learn to beat the second?

It’s 12:30 a.m., and I am pulling at my hair in frustration, because I keep letting this teenager get eaten by a zombie. I’ve been stuck at the same load point for almost an hour, and have replayed roughly two minutes’ worth of gameplay at least twenty times. I can’t seem to reload my gun […]

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Can someone who couldn’t get past the first Last Of Us learn to beat the second?

It’s 12:30 a.m., and I am pulling at my hair in frustration, because I keep letting this teenager get eaten by a zombie. I’ve been stuck at the same load point for almost an hour, and have replayed roughly two minutes’ worth of gameplay at least twenty times. I can’t seem to reload my gun […]

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