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PC World: "We play some pre-alpha code for The Last of Us, and come away both enthusiatic and terrified."

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DigitalRaptor1230d ago

"Problem is, to get out of the city she'll have to face 'zombies' - although in this case they're people transformed by a fungal infection"

Okay.

"There are no human enemies here, just zombies"

They're not zombies.

"There are different types of zombies"

They're not zombies.

"With the ordinary, everyday variety of zombie,"

They're not zombies.

"much deadlier variety of zombie"

They're not zombies.

"If you shoot another zombie"

They're not zombies.

"punching zombies in the face drew the ire of the clicker"

They're not zombies.

"Even if you dispatch all the other zombies"

They're not zombies.

"which will show you whereabouts all the zombies"

THEY'RE NOT ZOMBIES.

"which is not unusual for Naughty Dog, but is unusual for a zombie game."

IT'S NOT A ZOMBIE GAME!!!!

asad1971230d ago

Smh... So what they are calling them zombies. Stop trying to make it a big deal. They look like zombies and act like zombies.

CGI-Quality1230d ago

Why is who calling them "zombies"? Naughty Dog, you know.....the dev, has only ever called them "infected". People in the media dubbed them as "zombies", which is hysterical, given a true zombie doesn't move, act, nor think (they can't do this anyway) like that.

The_Infected1230d ago

They're not zombies just like he said. They're infected with a fungi growth.

Pekka1230d ago

What I've seen of the game, there is absolutely no difference between zombies and "infected". Everything in trailer suggested game is all about zombies. If game isn't about zombies then trailer lies.

If you think about it, even in Resident Evil or The Walking Dead there are no zombies then because those people are also having an infection. They are zombies because they have an infection. The truth is that most current zombie movies and games start with infection, infection alone doesn't mean anything.

The_Infected1230d ago

The Last of Us 'not a zombie game,' says Naughty Dog

http://www.shacknews.com/ar...

GribbleGrunger1229d ago

LOL!! It gets me like that too. Bubble for your pain

WeaseL1229d ago

Ophiocordyceps unilateralis is a parasitoidal fungus that infects ants. The infected ants are popularly known as zombie ants

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kevnb1230d ago

the game is nothing like what people were going on about at e3, but it looks awesome. The instant deaths and the atmosphere is something you just dont see often anymore.

Ezz20131230d ago (Edited 1230d ago )

how it's not like the E3 ?!
we saw two playthrough for the same part in E3 demo
which play way different than each other

every preview confirm it's not scripted
hideo kojima played it and confirm that too

so what you see ..that no body else can see ?!

Ezz20131230d ago

good that every preview is loving the game
very good preview ..the only thing to be changed in that preview is "zombies" to "clickers" or "infected"

as for the dude here who say "they look like zombies and act like zombies."

pluz point me in any zombie game or movie
to a zombie that look like that
http://gm1.s-ports.ru/sites...
and also blind and only react to sound and as fast
and will kill you with one bite

Pekka1230d ago

Almost every zombie movies or games nowadays are all infection. So there is absolutely no difference between "infected" and zombies because zombies are always infected.

Utalkin2me1229d ago (Edited 1229d ago )

A Zombie is something that has very little brain function but has the desire to eat, due to the certain parts of the virus affecting your brain.

But being infected "whatever virus it may be", can enhance your abilities and affect your brain different ways.

So in turn both are infected, but are completely different.

Bathyj1229d ago

They're not zombies because because zombies are dead that move. The infected are not dead, they are still alive and just not in control of themselves.

But for all intensive purposes they still ACT like zombies, but I still wouldnt call it a zombie game because I think most of the time youre going to be going up against human hunters, not infected.

Keeping the infected conflicts as a rare occurrence will add power to the encounters. It will make them that much scarier if you only see them every now and then, and without warning. Killing them all the time would just make them routine.