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The beautiful wastelands of 'The Last of Us' - Exclusive Video

The exclusive “Wasteland Beautiful” video below — a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the environments – shows what happens when nature starts reclaiming its territory, as dense foliage has begun overtaking the game’s crumbling cities. The creative team at developer Naughty Dog discusses how light and shadow help create a believable, fully immersive world that despite the devastation, is beautiful in its own eerie way.

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GribbleGrunger1202d ago

Oh WOW. Just environments here for those who don't like spoiler videos. The interesting thing in this video -- for me at least -- is the fact that we now see an unknown character dragging the ladder onto the bus. Is this perhaps the multiplayer?

DigitalRaptor1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

I doubt it. If you recall the E3 demo, there's a ladder that Joel & Ellie climb to get up to the next floor. And from there, they encounter scavengers. I'm guessing that this is a little hint of what happens before they arrive: The scavengers find a ladder and use it to get to that building they're in before the player arrives.

But oh man! Those environments are nothing short of breathtaking. The artwork is gorgeous, the lighting is natural which makes a big difference and the environmental detail is very impressive. From a technical and artistic standpoint, this is looking to be everything I want it to be.

The exploration parts are going to be wonderful, I'll tell you that.

GribbleGrunger1202d ago

But Ellie drags the ladder down from the stack of boxes after Joel helps her up. She drops them to Joel who then takes them. Those two men are taking the ladder into the building. Why would they then put it on top of those boxes?

thechosenone1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

how are they able to get that level of IQ from current gen hardware? wow... just, wow. Also Adelle Bueno is freaking hot! :D

HD version here
http://www.dailymotion.com/...

DeletedAcc1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

I have noticed something.
Did you guys remember how we said in june 2012: holy **** that water looks amazing i hope we can swim in it!

But i thought that would be too good ...

But now, in this video... Joel is really wet after this scene! MAYBE we can do it bros! WE CAN GO INTO THAT WATER

Lol ^_^

Edit: swimming with ellie *_*

j-blaze1202d ago

i must say the visuals look really good, also, this is the first time i've seen the 2 directors of the game talking without being delusional or cocky

@ Ezz

reading your second comment, i don't know who is the fanboy here, probably you?.. dood if i dislike something you like doesn't make me a fanboy or troll, different ppl like different things!

Ezz20131202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

@j-blaze

lol yeah....NO, that's not the same thing at all
if you read the comments on that forum
they are all
"what a flop...this game sux....GFX is ugly...no way it's GOTY" .etc

this is being fanboy and butthurt
because this forum is over run by xbox fanboys and pc fanboys
and the fact that every other forum and site praise it
also gamespot it self praise the game alot
and the comment sections users on articles and videos on Gamespot praise the game to no end too

just this one forum who have just very little users who cry and bit** about any thing sony and ND
just like some here i know ;)

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miyamoto1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

Naughty Dog is on track to be the greatest developer of all time.

Sony is so blessed to have Naughty Dog working their absolute best on squeezing every ounce of creative magical juice out of the PS3.

Every person inside ND is using Sony's granted freedom and creative control as an opportunity to give it all their best efforts to make The Last of Us a gaming master piece.

Uncharted brought me back to gaming and believe in it as a relevant form of entertainment.

The Last of Us makes me a proud PlayStation 3 gamer.

Naughty Dog's creative genius can not be bound by hardware limitations. PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4 or even PC, put them on any platform and they will create video game magic. Their work ethic is uniquely unmatched.

Like I did Uncharted series TLOU will be played the day it comes.

M-M1202d ago

Naughty Dog has an amazing group of talented people. Really enjoyed the video.

Campy da Camper1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

This masterpiece comes out (now) the day after my bday. I have the day off from work and going to midnight release. I am going to play it using my Sennheiser 380hd pros on my new Sammy LED 55" TV. I am getting take out pizza (take n bake) from my local mom and pop pizzeria to sustain myself throughout the night. My only problem left is trying to figure out how to get the Gatorade bottle taped to my ding dong without causing discomfort...what, like I WANT to stop playing to tinkle?

No wife or roommates to answer to. It is truly great being a bachelor.

50Terabytespersec1202d ago

AMAZING! Having just beat GOD OF WAR ACSENCION
Which the ending was so over the top and looked like a multimillion dollar hollywood film! but better.
I am looking every bit forward to seeing this game . The mouth watering graphics are second to none i presume as the PS3 is hitting it stride!!!
NOW I WANT GT6!!! On PS3!! NOW!

Ezz20131202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

guys guys, does any one of you gone to gamespot system wars ?!

the amount of fanboys there downplaying this game is off the charts
the only forum on the internet who hate any thing related to ps3...other than that pretty much every other site praise the game to no end

and they dare and say N4G is the worst site lol

what funny I have gone to Team.xbox forums
and they are loving the game a lot

Ripsta7th1201d ago

@Ezz2013 - HOw do you do dat? how do you fool your mind into thinking what it wants? is that the fanboy mentality taking over? We alll know this a SONY site, you guys even said it, this is payback for 2006 or some shit like dat.So if anything you got it twisted

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Marcello1202d ago

Oh god, this has made the wait even more unbearable. This game could & proberly will be THE survival horror game of all time.

This game will set a new benchmark for survival horror of that iam certain.

chadboban1202d ago

Funny thing is though, Arne Meyer the community manager at Naughty Dog insists that it's not survival horror but rather a "new" genre. You can check out this statement he posted at Neogaf here:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum...

I'll make the judgement of what it is when I play it for myself though. Just two months to go!

Marcello1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

Ok well that comment on neogaf just doesnt make any sense.

The game is definitely horror of that there can be no question & you can sneak around or try tactics with your scarce bullets, bottles, bricks etc etc which is survival so its survival horror but its not ???

I guess we will see come june 14th

Heavenly King1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

He says that if you play it with preconceptions of other genres instead of letting the game teach you the "new" mechanics of this "new" genre, it will be more difficult in an unsatisfying way.

Ezz20131202d ago

It's a mix of survival horror and survival action And Adventure and Action

chadboban1202d ago (Edited 1202d ago )

Damn it June can't come soon enough. Really can't wait to get this this game. Naughty Dog and Retro Studios are among my favorite devs EVER because they but so much love into their work and it shows in every single game that they make.

PopRocks3591202d ago

I heard that! This game looks sick. Can't wait to get my hands on it.

Double_Oh_Snap1202d ago

WOW! At both the environment, and the music!

clintos591202d ago

I knew this would make ppl want the game even more. So beautiful.

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