So, there's a new The Last of Us trailer thanks to the VGAs, a May 7th release date, and a bunch of preorder goodies. Hooray! But here's my question to you, lovely reader -- do you think Joel and Ellie are going to survive The Last of Us?
Back when Game Informer did its blowout on The Last of Us, the magazine quoted Naughty Dog Last of Us Guru Neil Druckmann as saying: "The story is self-contained. The story stands on its own. We don’t end on a cliffhanger. The characters and the journey they go through ends with this story."
As post-apocalyptic fiction such as The Walking Dead franchise and The Road has shown us, these kinds of stories rarely conclude with a happy ending. Is it possible that Joel and/or Ellie won't be breathing when the final credits roll?