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Submitted by Emilio_Estevez 203d ago | news

The Last of Us: Outbreak Day and Alternate Ending

Posted by Neil Druckmann // Creative Director, Naughty Dog -

So today is September 26th, 2013. That’s a special date for us. It’s the day the Cordyceps outbreak hit critical mass in the world of The Last of Us.

We at Naughty Dog are celebrating by sharing some crazy tweets in regards to the outbreak. Join us in describing your experience (real or not) of how you’d survive the pandemic. Tweet with the hashtag #OutbreakDay. We’ll be retweeting the most creative tweets throughout the day. (PS3, The Last Of Us)

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dboyc310  +   203d ago
Hilarious lol But really news for the dlc was said to drop yesterday but then Wednsday came and they tweeted a picture with today's date. Now today they're saying tomorrow? lol They're killing me now.
Austin48  +   203d ago
Me too they are killing me with the wait
xHeavYx  +   203d ago
Don't you guys get it? The DLC will be TLOU: The Musical ♫
Maddens Raiders  +   203d ago
That was truly epic. Thanks for the lulz.
Ezz2013  +   203d ago
The Les Misérables of Us XD
thorstein  +   203d ago
Seriously though. Can you imagine: The Last of Us Musical.

Green Day did something amazing with the their American Idiot Album turning it into a musical.

Why not this?

They were incredible BTW!!!
jsslifelike  +   203d ago
@xHeavYx

You mean "Once More With Feeling": The Video Game? XD
Eonjay  +   203d ago
OMG Marlene and Joel are legend. Some of the most talented voice actors ever. Naughty Dog is legend.
Joe913  +   203d ago
Isn’t Troy Baker Joel who voices Marlene?
brodychet  +   203d ago
Troy baker is voiced by Nolan North who voices Marlene's Ellie. Drake. Bioshock. ??
LetoAtreides82  +   203d ago
xHeavyX, I hope not.
miyamoto  +   203d ago
Now that is Druckman's genius at work!

LOL! Look at Troy dancey dance time.

ND is the best game developer on the face of planet earth today.
showtimefolks  +   203d ago
only ND can do this lol

any news on DLC yet?
SeraphimBlade  +   203d ago
Wait, the outbreak starts today? Like, canonically?

... man, this is gonna be the worst birthday ever...
Crazay  +   203d ago
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, You now have the cordyceps and you're head will explode and you're going to die.
Ezz2013  +   203d ago
well, if that was my last day on earth i would love to meet that Breast in your avatar ...err...i mean that girl
SeraphimBlade  +   203d ago
Well, at least I can celebrate it with some FUNGUYS :D
itBourne  +   203d ago
Well played lmao
Crazay  +   203d ago
***groan***
lol
Y_5150  +   202d ago
It's my birthday too...
iamnsuperman  +   203d ago
Damn. I weirdly would have liked to have that scene.

The Last of Us m....(cough you know what I mean if you watch the video cough)
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1nsomniac  +   203d ago
Glad they didnt go with the camp version..
iamnsuperman  +   203d ago
I didn't think it was "camp". It was actually quite powerful. Marlene signing, unexpectedly, was captivating and very powerful. It did tail of into ridiculousness with the bang bang bit. Musicals are not always "camp"
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1nsomniac  +   203d ago
What!?

If you don't think that was camp I would question what it is you do actually find camp.... There was absolutely nothing 'Powerful' about that at all.

It was a pathetic, camp, hipster, alternative, scene. That didn't work on any level. It was just cringe-worthy & horrible & I wish they just would of kept it a secret instead of ruining the game with it.
trenso1  +   203d ago
"I wish they just would of kept it a secret instead of ruining the game with it."

how did seeing an alternate ending that didnt even make into the full retail game ruin the game for you? People just take things to the extreme for no reason at times.
dboyc310  +   203d ago
Exactly it's called having fun. It's good that it's not all just about work. They get to mess around and stuff. The whole crew were just laughing their butts out in the background. Would have done the same.
Neo-Axl  +   203d ago
Not very open minded are you, it was a funny blooper, nothing serious. Take the time to enjoy it for what it is.
GryestOfBluSkies  +   203d ago
that was amazing. i cant believe they all kept a straight face!
astar123456789  +   203d ago
just great!! I want the DLC now
AKS  +   203d ago
That was awesome.
Crazay  +   203d ago
I hated that video...seriously I absolutely hated it. Give me the GD DLC already and if you want to do a real alternate ending, I'll happily watch.
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1nsomniac  +   203d ago
Thank god there's at least 1 man left among us!
noisemedia  +   203d ago
To be honest I wasnt into it either...the intro came up and I was like "oh cool, something different...alright!" and then?

Well, I dont know, it was kind of embarrassing.
brave27heart  +   203d ago
Seriously you "men" need to lighten up a bit. Its intense doing a powerful scene over and over, so having a bit of fun at the end is a great way to end the shoot.

Your partners must feel so lucky they have such fun loving happy people to share their lives with.
Tiqila  +   202d ago
this ending was a joke that simply not everyone (me included) likes. It was not funny at all, it was embarrassing and stupid and a total depreciation of the rest of this awesome game.

Sure if those actors had fun, good for them. If it was included as an alternate ending, why should I care? I dont, but I still find this ending a huge failure and there is nothing wrong with stating ones opinion as Crazay and 1nsomniac did.

Your partner surely must love your bitterness brave27heart. Keep on blaming people for having an opinion.. nice guy you are.
Kingdom Come  +   203d ago
This shows Troy's acting capabilities to great effect. His improvisation, his maintenance of a serious composure. Brilliant...
superbhoy  +   203d ago
I think he kind of expected something after neill d repeatedly told him to carry on no matter what
Eonjay  +   203d ago
OMG... That was legend.
Convas  +   203d ago
Pavarotti mode when he was shooting had me in stitches.

I would've been deceased if after the entire game, they threw this in at the end. Greatest ending ever.
Conzul  +   203d ago
They should have thrown it in during the credits like they did with his bit in Bioshock Infinite.
chobit_A5HL3Y  +   203d ago
would have been nice if they released some extra content for today :/ i'm still waiting for a co-op mode of some kind~
Douchebag696  +   203d ago
Awesome!!
Grave  +   203d ago
So will they have another announcement tomorrow telling us that there will be an announcement next week. omgwtfbbq!
CrossingEden  +   203d ago
Lol, Troy Baker is an amazing actor. That was hilarious.
Sackboy305  +   203d ago
made my day
matrixman92  +   203d ago
wtf...they clearly said the dlc would be announced today. This is getting almost as ridiculous as the Bioshock dlc announcement was
PFFT  +   203d ago
Hmmm...
PSnation4  +   203d ago
gta V --> the last of us --> bioshock infinite
macethedon  +   203d ago
All 3 of them are completely different games.
NarooN  +   202d ago
What are you trying to get at here? Why is GTA V pointing at The Last of Us? Did TLoU steal his lunch money?
Hazmat13  +   203d ago
les misérables the video game!
spok22  +   203d ago
epic haha
solidjun5  +   203d ago
The DLC is a full fledge musical expansion with the cast of Cats.
I_AM_ CANADIAN_1989  +   203d ago
You do realize If they give an alternate ending they ruin the epic plot of the next game. So ask your spoiled ass this before you whine some more.... Do you want some dlc that lasts like 25 minutes or do you want a drama filled angry 15 year old Ellie finding out the truth all in a FULL GAME on the ps4?

Without spoilers I already have tons of plot ideas for a sequel, only can imagine what naughty dog has planned.
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rdgneoz3  +   203d ago
The easiest way to do another game in that universe is to use the time gap in the beginning of the game. They could fill in so much back.story to how all the characters met, betrayals, and how they got to where the game picks up after the intro.
megamanX2  +   203d ago
yawn.... another uncharted game.
Ravenor  +   203d ago
I can tell you've played The Last of Us.
e-p-ayeaH  +   203d ago
the performances were amazing its soo hilariously bad xD
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R3DRAIN89  +   203d ago
I would like to see the reaction of joels brother camp and what happens there,and running errands for him and what not. Or maybe even adding a horde mode offline/online.
90Supra  +   203d ago
im glad they didn't go that route...haha
serratos27  +   203d ago
Sitting in class and I've had to stop from bursting out with laughter haha the improvision was great. TLoU Musical. Coming to theatres Summer 2014
WitWolfy  +   203d ago
I dont want there to be an alt ending! I'm scared it will ruin the awesome irony of the ending we already have.
Midgus  +   202d ago
such great improvisation, i adore this game, was kinda cool seeing that scene haha. i'm glad dlc details are slowly emerging now, it's been too long!
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