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Submitted by Prcko 644d ago | article

How To Play The Last Of Us Like A Professional

Want to play The Last of Us the way a professional would? Then take a gander at these invaluable tips that are in no way meant to be funny. (PS3, The Last Of Us)

Lovable  +   644d ago
Good One haha
THE-COMMANDER  +   644d ago
LOL yea that was so funny!
ZodTheRipper  +   644d ago
Going by this article I'm already a professional lol
ArchangelMike  +   644d ago
Hilarious article is too true. :)
wishingW3L  +   644d ago
this makes no sense. On most of the points discussed the n00b handles it better than the pro. Is this a joke?
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bigtrucknd  +   644d ago
Yes it's a joke.
awesomeperson  +   644d ago
And I have to say I'm guilty of basically every point :/
Ray186  +   643d ago
As I was reading it I came to the same conclusion.
DeadSpaced  +   643d ago
That's the joke.

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TheEvilWithin  +   644d ago
I'm almost finished with my survivor+ difficulty and almost have all the single player trophies. Love The Last Of Us. I have barely used any med packs as well lol.
ZodTheRipper  +   644d ago
Me too but who cares? lol
Just enjoy the article.
Salooh  +   644d ago
This is my stat:.
(Hard difficulty)
-Completed it in 15 hours
-Accuracy 70%
-Died a lot.

(Survival Difficulty)
-Completed it in 11 hours
-Accuracy 75%
-Died 10 times / killed 723

Wanna know what you guys did :) , I also turned off everything that makes the games easy like listen mode..
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QUNE  +   644d ago
I played the game on easy mode and had fun because it was easy.... that's what it's all about for me. Maybe next time through I will go normal mode.
Salooh  +   644d ago
Yea, a lot of people do that which is ok but i always seek for challenge in great gameplay. It makes me more satisfied when i finish it. If you really want to experience what the developers made , play the games on hardest difficulty immediately after buying them , this game is about surviving so the harder it get the better experience you get . That way you learn how to play and you actually think when you play not only watch the story..

Anyway , to each his own way to enjoy games so if you don't enjoy the challenge then it's alright. Games should be fun so anyone can play them the way they want. There is no right way to play games :P ..
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trenso1  +   643d ago
ive completed it on normal and normal+ i started survivor but put it on hold to do easy+ to finish all the collectibles and upgrades.
Kinger8938  +   644d ago
Lol that first point is exactly what i did at every section, made sure i didnt progress until i had seen as much of the current section as possible :)
vikingland1  +   644d ago
Funny article I read his other one about Tomb Raider too. Had a good laugh on that one also.
GenericNameHere  +   644d ago
Joke article. Seriously though, here are some of my tips (from what I experienced on my Survivor playthrough)

•You DON'T have to kill all enemies. Some areas will force you to kill all the enemies, but there are also areas where you don't even have to kill any human enemies at all (ex the building from the E3 demo... Before you fall down the elevator)

•Clickers are REALLY EASY to get by from. They won't notice you or the AI at all if you're crouching slowly. Stalkers and Runners you can't easily escape from. They can see you, so your best bet is to either try to strangle them, or go guns blazing.

•Use Bricks/Bottles and Melee combo. If you aren't already using improved Melee combats (like bat with nails, or steel pipe with shivs, which are 1-HK), you can stun the enemy by throwing a brick or bottle at it, then run straight for it and smash its head off, killing the enemy (whether it be humans or Infected, except for Bloaters) immediately.

•Shoot the glowing things on the Bloater's body. They deal extra damage to it.

•Distract the enemy by throwing a brick or bottle away from it. They won't move if the object is thrown away really far, but if it's at a reasonable distance from the enemy you're trying to distract, it WILL move, then you can either escape, or throw a Molotov at the one or many enemies that gathered to observe the noice

•Don't be afraid to use the Bow and Arrow. You'll get SOME of the arrows your shot depending on where you hit

•And probably my most important tip: Take advantage of the forgiving checkpoints. Take out half the enemies, and messed up but don't want to re-kill those enemies? Get yourself killed, and restart at the last auto save. You're not doing well, you've already wasted a lot of the ammo, just want to restart the whole fight? Press the Start button, and choose "Restart Last Encounter". You'll regain all the moves I've thought you
himdeel  +   644d ago
Good tips. I agree.
ZodTheRipper  +   644d ago
Very good tips, didn't know that shooting the glowing parts of the bloaters deals more damage, thanks :)
r21  +   644d ago
Normal mode: Pff, a brick

Survivor mode: THANK GOD, A BRICK :'D

Seriously, theres just not enough materials or ammo but bricks and bottles are everywhere, thankfully :)
kenshiro100  +   643d ago
Nice tips. I still need to get this game.
joinsideke  +   643d ago
I gotta say, this made me laugh at how OCD I've become in my quest to leave no stone unturned.

Great read!!

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