Try our new beta!Click here
120°
Submitted by Emilio_Estevez 1094d ago | preview

Hands-On With The Last of Us | PSBlog

Posted by Sid Shuman // Social Media Manager -

I’ve finally played a chapter from Naughty Dog’s eagerly awaited post-pandemic survival tale, and the first thing I want to say is this: The Last of Us is not a shooter. Well, not exactly. Though Joel packs a pistol, you’ll count yourself lucky to be holding more than 10 bullets at any one time. Most times you’ll want to avoid fights by sneaking and hiding. In other, more desperate times you’ll pull the trigger with a feeling of great reluctance — all the while praying that you don’t miss. The ultra-tight ammo supply imbues the game with a primal, high-stakes tension that brings uncertainty to every decision you make. One thing’s for sure: this is one mess you won’t be able to shoot your way out of. (PS3, The Last Of Us)

Alternative Sources
GalacticEmpire  +   1094d ago
"With Tess and Ellie taking up the rear, I quietly entered..."

I spat my juice out laughing at this point, sorry that's so immature.

On topic, it's really looking like Naughty Dog have captured the true spirit of survival horror, can't wait until May.
GribbleGrunger  +   1094d ago
lol. Immature but still funny.
sway_z  +   1094d ago
THIS IS HOW YOU MAKE AN ACTION/SURVIVAL/HORROR GAME
MasterCornholio  +   1094d ago
Take note Capcom when you reboot resident evil.
Sketchy_Galore  +   1094d ago
We don't go to Boston.
ayabrea93  +   1094d ago
the horror element really took me by surprise, I was only expecting survival tbh. even more excited for the game now.
DigitalRaptor  +   1094d ago
This is such a solid write up. A lot people don't like bleak fiction, but I can't wait to play such an ominous game. If you've read Cormac McCarthy's The Road, you'll what i mean.

Never have i seen a game which propels this much genuinely frightful tension at the player in such realistic and natural form. What excites me more is that we've seen but a fraction of the game and everything shown has set it to be in running for classic status. Naughty Dog have put their money where their mouth is and not only created something special, but brought back survival horror in its finest form.
#5 (Edited 1094d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
miyamoto  +   1094d ago
PlayStation games "grows up" as the gamers grow, mature and age.

That is leadership.
And we can see that this gaming brand is committed to do that.
#5.1 (Edited 1094d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Developer Commentary In Video Games: Why’s There Not More of That Then?

1h ago - Have you ever played a game and thought, 'Gee, I'd really like to have this atmosphere puzzle int... | Culture
40°

5 tips to make your first crack at XCOM 2 less painful

1h ago - XCOM 2 is a great game, but it's also a punishing one. Here are 5 tips to make sure your first ti... | PC
Ad

List of PS4 Games that are coming out this month

Now - Looking for a new game for your PS4? Head over to our release calendar and see what is coming out this month. | Promoted post
40°

Top Ten - Blizzard Cinematics

1h ago - When it comes to cinematics in gaming Blizzard have created some of the best ever made. Check out... | Culture
40°

Tachyon Project Review | Destructoid

1h ago - Destructoid: While the shoot 'em up genre isn't the king it once was, more and more gems are c... | PC
40°

Not A Hero PS4 review – vote for violence | Metro

1h ago - The latest game from the creators of OlliOlli arrives on consoles, with an unusual mix of ultra v... | PC