The Last of Us Single Player DLC is “a Side Story,” First Draft of the Campaign Included a Dog

After talking about the decision to split Naughty Dog into two teams following Uncharted 2, Neil talked about how they “made too big of game” with The Last of Us, which caused them to not only delay the release date into June, but also borrow “a bunch of people” from the other team to help wrap up production once Uncharted 3 was finished. - PSLS

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doctorstrange1918d ago

Dogs in games are the new Troy Baker in games

Relientk771918d ago

I have a feeling from now on we are gonna see A LOT of dogs/animals in games lol

we got Call of Duty, The Last of Us

what's next? lol

US8F1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

GTA V... Michael's Dog. I'm all for non human companions, humans can be boring sometimes.

Transporter471918d ago

Dead to Rights always had a main Dog.

yewles11918d ago

"what's next? lol"

A new Shinobi Shadow Dancer sequel?...

zep1918d ago

eh? fallout 3 had a dog, dogmeat

GenericNameHere1918d ago

Unfortunately, it seems Heihachi is the only one badass enough to have a bear as a friend.

For me, I'm still waiting for the day when we finally have Velociraptors (the Jurassic Park kind) as partners. They could be your smart AI partners. They're able to hide really well, and when they see an enemy, RAR!! It runs straight into the enemy and bites its head off!

grailly1918d ago

the last guardian, hopefully.

Larry L1918d ago

My favorite playthrough of Dragon Age Origins (of the 5 full runs I did), was the run I called "Just Me and My Dog". Nightmare run, just me (Arcane Warrior Mage) and my Mabari named Bitey. I was proud of Bitey to survive the final battle with the Archdemon. Unfortunately I had to sacrifice myself, but since then I've hoped that one of the future Dragon Age games would be based on the further adventures of Bitey.

belac091918d ago

Final Fantasy 6 had a dog.

badz1491918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

I want cats, damn it! not like the Kat's one but something like the real one. purrr...

1918d ago

Dogs > Cats for games. Try to give your cat an order or call for its help when you are in trouble... That's right, it'll look you in the eyes, complete ignore your needs and keep going with whatever it was up to.

stage881918d ago

Cannot wait for the DLC. I am already on my 3rd play through. I just can't get enough of this fantastic game!

Prophet1121917d ago

Fable 2 or 3(can't remember which one) had a dog.

THeHoboAcrossYourSt1916d ago

The rest Of Us
Any one else notice the same written thing a few lines below?

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plaZeHD1918d ago

Just like Bow and Arrows. I mean what's the big deal. Assassin's Creed 3 has one, Crysis 3 has one, Tomb Raider has one, Far Cry 3 has one, The Last Of Us. Almost every game has a Bow and Arrow.

Megatron3161918d ago

like crysis says, it's the only weapon every civilization could craft any location any time its the perfect weapon

YodaCracker1918d ago

Please Rockstar, give me a bow and arrow to hunt in GTA V!

baodeus1918d ago

He'll probably get thrown in the pot at the end due to lack of food resource. I'll bet people will flip, but hey, that keeping it reals

ElitaStorm1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

on the Thief live coverage, the guys says that they have next-gen dogs in the game lol

play this from 10:08 and you will lol hard

omi25p1918d ago

I hope its about Ishi.


Ishi is the guy in the sewers. You read all about his little underground society and what happens to some of them. But all we know is that he and 4 others escaped after the infected broke in.

trenso11918d ago

i think he might have died with all the infected in the town, you see towards the end of that section, plus there is a drawing of ish and some kids dad, and they are wearing police vests and there are two clickers in one room wearing the same clothing, and are the only two in the sewers wearing that type of clothing. Leading me to believe he is dead or turned into clicker.



LightSamus1917d ago

By that logic we need a game starring a talking dog which is voiced by Troy Baker.

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TrendyGamers1918d ago

Interesting. I can't wait to see what they come up with.

Foolsjoker1918d ago

That comment is in Uncharted territory.

GribbleGrunger1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

He's not going to be The Last Of Us to say that.

lnvisibleMan1918d ago

You need to get your 'Cortex' checked out.

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Jovanian 1918d ago


ehh...not feeling that one

ya blew it

StevenvEekeren1918d ago

Yep, that was a pretty bad Crash.

Rainstorm811918d ago

Come guys don't be a bunch of Jak-asses.

badz1491918d ago

that must be one hell of a "daxter"a-ordinary dog!

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HammadTheBeast1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

A dog would've Jakked the game up to new heights.

I'm sorry, I'm sorry....(*walks out*)

GribbleGrunger1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Ok ... let's quit while we're ahead :)

purpleblau1918d ago

haha, it gotta be a naughty dog!

GentlemenRUs1918d ago

Guess there wash no pun intended!

*i know, it sucked*

plaZeHD1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Your profil pic suits the situation.

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Mr_Nuts1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Theres a lot of ways this could go


It could show Tommy during the time he wasn't with Joel

Joel during the 20 years, maybe some parts after his daughter was killed

More on Ellie when she was taking care of Joel during the rest of Fall/Winter

Marlene's trip with the Fireflies to the hospital

Bill during the time he was with his partner and how he became a little paranoid, less trustworthy, ended up talking to himself etc

A DLC focusing on Henry and Sams backstory

The years Joel was with Tess

Tess before she met Joel starting from the outbreak to when she first met him

I could go on and this was in ONE game. I'd rather them do these short stories as DLC and spin off's then stretch them out as full retail sequels. I really want the Last of Us 2 to focus on the lie Joel told Ellie in the end.

Did anyone see the UK concept art ND did if the game was set in England, they looked fantastic. It would be great if they had to work there way through out England...from London, to Manchester, Leeds, Blackpool, Newcastle then finally Glasgow.

ginsunuva1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Or Ellie's story before she met Joel.

Even though that's what the comic's about.

TrendyGamers1918d ago

Hadn't thought of Tommy being a choice. Interesting.

trenso11918d ago

I'd much rather see joel and tommy seeing them survive up until the point where the decided to part ways.

USMC_POLICE1918d ago

I don't feel it will be half assed like the dog in cod.