Try our new beta! Click here
Submitted by edsmith1990 1004d ago | preview

IBTimes The Last of Us Preview

"Of all the apocalypses that we've lived out in games and movies, none has been so disgusting as the one in The Last of Us. In it, the American population has been destroyed by an eerie (real-life) tropical fungus called cordyceps, which grows inside the body and turns people into shrieking, chomping, feral monsters. "Clickers" as they're called by survivors, are blinded by the fungal growths sprouting from their eyes, and track people down using sound, bouncing their "clicks" off of nearby walls in a similar way to bats.

"The first time you come across a dead one in the Outskirts level, it's slouched against a corridor, growing onto the wall. Joel, the battered survivor you play as, has to tread over to thing and literally peel it off the wallpaper, fungus and skin tearing away from it like a fleshy, picked mushroom. It's absolutely revolting and in-keeping with the game's squalid, jungly aesthetic." (PS3, The Last Of Us)

Add comment

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

Kritika – Nobleria goes critical with several destructive weapons

1h ago - Announced a few weeks ago, Kritika will be getting a new character known as Nobleria next month i... | PC

A 'Dead Space' LEGO Replica to Make Us Whole -

1h ago - A 'Dead Space' LEGO Replica to Make Us Whole | Culture

HotLiked - What the Internet is talking about right now

Now - Kill some time at You will regret it... | Promoted post

C9 Rush Gets a 1v5 Pentakill

1h ago - Hardcore Gamer: Cloud 9's newest player gets an unlikely penta kill. | PC

Désiré - Prologue: Walkthrough Guide

1h ago - Appunwrapper writes: "This is a complete step-by-step walkthrough for the iOS and Android point-a... | iPhone

Blaze Proves the Commodore Amiga Was Capable of Sonic the Hedgehog

1h ago - Carl Williams writes, "While Sega never supported the Commodore Amiga with any games, they did la... | Retro