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Submitted by CaptainYesterday 421d ago | opinion piece

Let's Talk About: The ending of The Last of Us

Let's Talk About... is an opinion series in which two members of Polygon's editorial team discuss an important game or topic. In this piece, Senior Reviewer Danielle Riendeau and Editor-at-Large Chris Plante discuss the ending of The Last of Us, along with the game's take on gender and the truth about the game's protagonist, Joel. Spoilers ahead. (Culture, PS3, The Last Of Us)

Valkyre  +   421d ago
Dont give clicks to those sons of bitches lol
plmkoh  +   421d ago
Thanks, was about to till I realised it was the polygon.
outsider1624  +   421d ago
why is polyshit talking abt the ending of TLOU..anyway...bubbles for the warning...
DeletedAcc  +   421d ago
Get the fuck over and dont talk about tlou's ending polybitch!
Master-H  +   421d ago
Why discuss TLOU ending Polygon ? you gave it a 7.5, and gave Remember Me 8 i believe ? why not discuss Remember Me's ending then instead? oh i see... that won't grant you the hits you wish/fish for..
IIJOSEPHXII  +   421d ago
They 7.5ed it! Never forget.
iamnsuperman  +   421d ago
"A number of our colleagues have expressed frustration with having to "shoot the doctors" that are operating on Ellie. (I use scare quotes, because Joel will alternatively stab the lead doctor if you approach him.) "

You don't have to kill them all. You only have to kill one. It will be interesting to see how many killed them all. I did. I didn't really think about it until it was too late. This is why it is a good ending
ab5olut10n  +   421d ago
in the future.....SPOILER tags
iamnsuperman  +   421d ago
It is an article discussing the ending of the game. If you haven't completed it then why are you here? Everyone here should have completed the game
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hankmoody  +   420d ago
The description above says, "Spoilers Ahead." And the title alone should have warned you.
itBourne  +   420d ago
I see countless journalists talk about how you have to kill ALL the doctors, and how you have to kill entire rooms of people... all wrong. I avoided killing most of what I ran into, plus on harder difficulties you dont have the ammo. ND really should have not had easy or normal in the game, or disabled it on first play throughs.
Ezz2013  +   421d ago
lol polygon
hankmoody  +   420d ago
That was a really good article. You guys should get over the whole 7.5 business and just read it because it's a well written piece that would appeal not just to fans of the games but people interested in possibly writing games of their own and general story deconstruction. Besides, what does it matter what someone else thinks about something that you yourself have loved? Haven't any of you ever been the sole person amongst your friends to hate something that they all seem to love? It's just an opinion, guys and gals.
Valkyre  +   420d ago
You said it yourself... it doesnt matter what they think, because I loved the game, and thus I dont have to read what they have to say, because it doesnt matter.

So I can actually avoid wasting my time. Especially with them.
MonChiChi  +   420d ago
Nope, voted this shit down. To hell with Polygon.
Tikicobra  +   420d ago
I really think they misinterpreted it, assuming Joel to be some sociopathic creep. He didn't kidnap Ellie, and he's not about to go lock her away like Rapunzel. He lost his daughter, and he had come to see Ellie as a second daughter. Of course he couldn't stand to lose her. I was actually glad he did what he did. I know it was selfish and wrong, but I'd have done the same thing. Who's to say the vaccine would've even worked?

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