Although a sequel for Naughty Dog's massively successful The Last of Us would seem a lock, the recent discovery of a former developer's LinkedIn profile has all but confirmed development has already begun on the title.
I think we all want The Last of Us 2
Yes, but different story. The Last of Us ended just right i don't want them to ruin that.
It ended with questions and sequel has a chance to provide answers. The ending was no Breaking Bad, there is more that can be done yet.
Yes it did but I person like that. I like using my imagination to piece together what happen. I also like to talk to peers and get their take on what they think happened. Not everything needs answers for me.
I agree just do a completely different story all together. I don't want to play as Ellie because Joel's story is basically over unless they make another Joel/Ellie adventure
The developers themselves said Joel and Ellie's story is over. The game ended exactly where it should. SPOILER Ellie's confrontation with Joel shows that despite both of them knowing what events really transpired, they are still willing to move forward (Ellie isn't a moron). That surviving is really all that matters to them anymore. Ellie agrees to pretend Joel didn't just damn all of humanity to extinction, and Joel agrees to never admit the truth to her. They agree to live the rest of their lives as a lie. A fake father and daughter in a fake world, "happily" ever after. It is one of the most brilliant and horrifying endings to any game I've ever played. They would never ruin this.
The game had an amazing ending. Naughty Dog rarely follows the narrative continuum s of standard sequels. Their games on PS3 have all been self contained stories that share very little continuity beyond returning casts and one or 2 mentions to previous endeavors this is the structure they've used for Uncharted. It won't work for The Last of Us. Ellei and Joel's Story is a "One of" story in a universe created to have many DIFFERENT self contained stories. Joel and Ellie's story is complete and ended well. A Last of Us 2 will not encroach on that. ND will likely explore the lives of Other characters and tell their own self contained story.
no, it needs further explanations. We want MORE!
@BitbyDeath WHAT SERIOUSLY ??? Do you know about something called IMAGINATION ? TLOU doesn't need answers to all the questions ! That is great writing. Making you THINK ! If you absolutely need answers, then it means you did NOT understand how powerful the ending was. Continuing right after that would ruin the beauty of it. There's ambivalence in human nature, that's what this ending means. It doesn't need further explanation. Now we definitely want more TLOU, but the universe certainly has tons of other stories to be told. I'm sure ND will surprise us in the best possible way.
The "imagination" excuse is BS. If Naughty Dog said it's complete then fine, but you all would be excited for this game. If I had to choose between a new story in that universe or a continuation, I rather have the continuation. Imagination is BS. Most gamers don't read for fun. They want to be fed an experience. Books, TV shows, and Movies is utilizes the cliffhanger and mystery for hype. For gaming, using a cliffhanger approach is not as ideal because gaming is much more than a story. For example maybe you want to keep playing the game as Joel the character. For me, I did'nt care much about Joel but the way his character is when you play as him is great. He's a like a "weaker" character that adds gels well with the survival horror genre.
@mikeslemonade "Imagination is BS. Most gamers don't read for fun" My god... That's the kind of speech that makes people think gamers are dumb and have no intellectual qualities. That is utterly sad.
@ShugaCane, you don't have to play it and can keep using your imagination if that is what you prefer.
joel and ellies story is over , ellie hates joel now she knows joel lied
And that is the exact reason I love LOST lol
@theshonen8899 I dont agree. SPOILER You dont know if 'they damm all humanity to extinction' as you put it.. You dont know (and I strongly believe) their 'operation' would not have been successful. their 'doctors' selfish quest to sacrifice any kids with some sort of immunity to try find out an antidote for their sole 'community' to take over the world. The true humanity is within the one they join at the end and possibly other kids similar to Ellie will join Also why on earth everyone seems to think Ellie is the only one? Seems clear a new generation was born, some with slight immunity like the kids that were treated like 'specimen' at the Fireflies and some with strong immunity like Ellie
@OB1Biker SPOILER We don't know that Ellie is the only one. We do know that Ellie and the Fireflies represented one of humanity's last great hopes for survival. The Fireflies would not have had Ellie travel across the country if they had other more feasible opportunities. Just because Ellie is immune to the virus doesn't means she's invincible. It is likely that any of the other immune children would still have been killed, either by clickers or scavengers. Could there be other hopes for survival? Sure, but Joel eviscerated one of the best chances humanity had.
Some of these comments are so dumb. Joel and Ellie's story ended perfectly, why would they try to add on to it? Say they do continue the story, and it's not what some people thought or wanted to happen. The first game's legacy is tarnished then just because they didn't please everyone. With the first game they could do whatever they wanted because no one knew what to expect, but with a potential continuation they would have to play into the hands of dumb fans who think they know what's best, or else the game gets tarnished. I'd support new characters and a new story, but that's all
@theshonen8899 Not according to Neil Druckmann. SPOILERS!!! He said it was Ellie realizing that Joel can't be trusted and that she should move on. But he also said that that's just his interpretation of the ending. It's why I hope they never follow up with Joel and Ellie, just let us come up with are own interpretations of the ending, less disappointment that way and zero chances of it ruining The Last of Us' amazing story. You can read what he said here. http://thelastofus.wikia.co... I don't really agree with it, but if it does get a direct sequel, he'll likely have the final say on what happens.
@theshonen8899 'The fireflies a great hope for humanity?' A group waging guerrila warfare for 20 year VS jimmys group trying to rebuilt civilisation. Also if you take Joel point of view it should come as a huge punch in your face when joel meets the fireflies to realise they dont excatly reflects the hope for a bright future of mankind as they just knock joel out while he was merely trying to ressucitae half drown ellie. And when he wakes up they tell him they got to operate (and kill) her in the next hour cos humanity (which had waited 20 year) can't wait any longer to be 'saved' Man kind hope is that Ellies and her kind live and not that they die
@OB1Biker I really can't understand what you're writing anymore because of your syntax...
Lets focus on the Movie for now.
I don't think its a top secret, TLOU has been very successful so it makes sense, plus the ending of the last of us left a lot of possibilities. It's not like we got this ending of everything is fixed, if we all remember(SPOILER ALERT) world is is a mess Also I think TLOU is In development and not like early development with. Fall 2016 is gonna be the next ND game I think. It's not like the whole team did the last of us remastered. I am sure they planned out and they already knew where to go next But here is the thing whatever ND do next I am all for it, they are the only development studios who haven't let us down in a long, long, long time. Crash Jak&dexter Uncharted The last of us So if anyone, ND deserves the benefit of the doubt ND Rocksteady CD red project Valve Kojima Are some of the best development houses
I agree, call it something different though. Something along the lines of Shadow of the Colossus did for Ico. Or what Hannibal did with Silence of the Lambs. I'm sure there are better examples.
I don't want a sequel. I want it to end there. I don't mind not knowing all the answers. It's the same with Inception, it's a better ending without sequels.
it would be nice to see somethingh from another perspective over in a different area of the world/country,maybe a character that crosses paths (tommy and maria)for example it could tell story fro mwhen he left joel,then when they cross paths again and thenobviously after. Idont know but i would love more,but what worries me is ,could you created 2 amazing characters like that again?? best game i ever played
@UKMilitia... Yeah, but that will be a spinoff not a sequel. A sequel has to follow the ending of the first one. Could you create 2 amazing characters? Well, if I look at Uncharted, yes, they can. In U2 they added Chloe which was an amazing charater
I want a Joel prequel
Exactly what I was thinking. We don't need a sequel. *SPOILERS* - there is a wealth of story to be told in a Joel prequel. Him and Tommy together in the "nightmare" years and all the other experiences Joel had.
^^ yeah dude. How he met Tess. What happened to his wife. What happened with Tommy. Hell, maybe we can even play as Tommy in those 20 years. Whatever. I just don't want a sequel yet
How could you not want a Part 2... The Last of Us 2 would be an amazing game, especially if it's designed from the ground up on PS4 A true Next Gen sequel would be unreal / I think naughty dog could push this game far past the aspirations of the last game, now that you can do things that could only be done on next gen... .____........___... .____||......||.......|___|| ||.........___||............ ||
Well that's that. The Last Us 2 is in production. This just made my day.
Yup, ND can not deny this :D Linked.In is like the Facebook of job listings, and is taken very seriously. Hopefully we get to fight infected animals. Imagine fighting a tiger that's infected, gives me the chills!
An infected elephant would make for one hell of a boss fight.
Yep. I never thought TLOU could justify a sequel (obviously Sony can since the first sold loads), but now I'm thinking of the possibilities on PS4, and my mind goes wild. If they started production work on this before April of this year, then they could easily have something to tease at E3 2015, and have it ship before the end of 2016. They wouldn't have needed an entire team to work on the remaster, so the rest of the team were likely prototyping a sequel this past year and then beginning to ramp things up. TLOU took about 4 years to make because they were establishing a new IP, so I don't think a sequel would take as long to forge. But then there's the question of Neil and Bruce and their roles, and splitting their time between TLOU2 and Drake's 4.
I think ND had like 4 new different project going on at the same time. It doesnt mean they keep this one going.. We never know, the future will tell
They pretty much already confirmed it a few months ago: http://www.vcpost.com/artic... After how well it did, there is no doubt we're getting a new one.
Nope. Read the story - KDrama Stars,KpopStarz always posts fake info that seems plausible.
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Yes! Now please make Ellie bisexual.......some of us still hope....:).
Wtf dude shes like 14...
Am I the only one who doesn't want This?? I loved tlou but I think it was just perfect in its own right and doesn't need another one. I'd rather they work on a new title or on another jak and daxter.
I loved the story too but I want more of this series. Incredible game and better story, IMO one of the best games ever made.
Nah, games like Jak and Crash don't really need revivals. If they were to be done then they should go to smaller devs (indies or whomever). Let the big devs focus on current and new IP's. Bringing new stories and new mechanics. I love old game revivals as much as the next person but they shouldn't be carried out by big budget devs.
They don't necessarily need to revive jak and daxter, that was just one of my all time favourites so I'd kike to see them a new gen. A new Ip would be just as good. I know that a new story can be made for tlou 2 but i just feel like another outing in the qorld isn't necessary. That's not to say i won't buy it if it is true lol
To be honest I want a Jak game more then anything. I want Last of us 2 as well but I wish they would see what they could do with Jak, they have two teams now so they can afford to give one the project. though maybe now is not the right time as they tried and failed to recently.
Isn't naughty dog also working on a new ip
They have mentioned that they are I think. Evan Wells has also said that they have 4 projects going on at once, regardless of having just 2 teams. "We have multiple projects going. We never were able to fully staff two completely independent teams. At this point, I don't think we'll probably get there. We've got the Uncharted project, which we've talked about, we've got DLC for The Last of Us, and we've got the remastered version [of The Last of Us]. We've got other projects in the works that are in the very early stages. We have at least four different pretty significant things going on right now." http://www.gameinformer.com...
Well that sounds like #1 DLC #2 Remastered #3 Uncharted 4 and #4 The unknown project(The Last of us 2?).
Ellie - Main Character.... please!
The way it ended was perfect for the simple fact that ND can leave it the way it is and it would be ok and if they wanted to continue the story they still can. The only reason I understand why those who loved the story so much and are satisfied with the way it ended is because they are a afraid that if ND do decide to continue the story that it wont live up to our expectations but I wouldn't worry about that, if there is a studio capable of surpassing that its ND themselves. I never thought they could top Uncharted 2 but TLOU came along and took it to another lvl. I think the same thing will happen in Uncharted 4. I cant freakin wait for UC4 & TLOU2. Going pure awesomeness.
Sounds cool. Wonder when we'll hear official word from Sony? Maybe a huge e3 reveal, plus an announcement of PS now subscription, $50-$100 price cut on ps4, and you've got the makings for an awesome e3 2015.
This would make my day if true!
Last of us: American Dreams would be a decent sequel since Neil Druckmann already wrote that story which takes place nineteen years after a parasitic fungal outbreak that killed the majority of the world's human population. Just saying :)
But older Ellie would be the playable character though.
Or a mix of Joel, Ellie and Tommy. Tommy should have a much bigger role in the next.
I'd love a sequel, maybe following a Firefly with a Military personell so you can see the two sides confront and see how their ideals parallel and probably match up. Joel and Ellie's story is clearly finished but the world and opposing forces have so much story to offer.
Well of course they are going to make another one. They sold almost 8 million copies combined according to vgcharts and that doesnt include digital downloads. Would have been shocked if they said they were doing TLOU anymore. http://www.vgchartz.com/gam...
They actually sold over 10 million+ copies on both ps3 & ps4 combined. The ps3 version sold 7 million+ copies. For this type of game thats alot of sales.
I do hope it's true. There's so much to offer within this universe. I wouldn't want a direct sequel. A parallel story? Overlapping situations/encounters between old and new characters? TLOU was too big of a hit not to continue the saga.
Wouldn't that just be Uncharted 5?
I personally would like a new adventure with all new characters in TLOU universe! there is so many stories that can be told in that universe! But I do not mind a sequel either! The ending seemed like an ending to me :)
I agree. They could def have more stories to explore in that universe. To me TLOU was a lot like a mix of walking dead (the show), resident evil, and uncharted. So much more can be down with that series. So many destroyed cities/wilderness to be degraded and explored. I hope we get a few more games in TLOU series.
I want a sequel but new characters that have no ties to Ellie or Joel and take place in like England or something or a different US state and see what it's like somewhere else.
@thesehonen Ellie´s Story is NOT over, stop this Bullshit! NeilDruckmann say´s the Journey to the Fireflys is over NOT Joel/Ellie´s journey. http://news.softpedia.com/n... And it is confirmed theres more to tell about Ellie (NeilDruckmann): http://venturebeat.com/2014... Also Sam Raimi prefer a TLoU 2 with Joel/Ellie. http://www.cinemablend.com/... TLoU = Joel/Ellie and Uncharted = NathanDrake, so why new Characters?
To all the people who either don't want Last of Us 2 or are already whinging aqnd dictating in their heads that they want TLOU2 story to meet their criteria.... Just who do you self entitled people think you are?? NG makes games for everybody, not exclusively for you! ;/ If you don't like the direction it goes, then don't buy the darn product!!! Nobody cares what you (specifically) do, or do not want! Bring on TLOU2, and make it your way NG ....you never let us down before ;o)
We're not pointing gun at ND. Everybody have opinion on the matter, and that what the comments section is for. Personaly, I want either new IP or new Jak. Will it happens? Dont think so. But its my bubble and I can waste it anyway i want.
I don't find this surprising really. To think the last of us 2 isn't in development of some kind would be foolish. Last of us 2 doesn't really say much. There isn't any indication that its a sequel/prequel. Its possible it could be a different take in the Last of us universe. Chances are "Last of Us 2" is an internal name they're using until they come up with a title. That being said I think I would like a sequel. Personally I would like to see roles reversed a little. Ellie being the adult with a young boy she needs to take care of or escort.
Another masterpiece from ND in the making
I am no more convinced about the last of us 2's existence now than I was when a week ago. Then again, I've been about 100% sure of that it's being made for months. I mean seriously, it's naughty dogs best selling and second highest rated game from naughty dog. Many consider it the best game of the gen. It's GOING to get a sequel.