Cultured Vultures: He's yet to make a proper appearance, but we have some ideas on where the gruff Texan Joel is in the events of The Last of Us 2.
hopefully we get to play as Joel also. I think TLOU is about Joel and Ellie both.
At the beginning of the trailer, the guy said to Ellie about her “old man”. That would be Joel.
I have a feeling they are going to pull a DMC4 here. You play the first 33% as Ellie, then you play about 33% as Joel, Then you finish the game as Ellie. They touched up on that formula to a lesser extent with the full game, I could see them expanding on it in part 2. We know Joel is alive, and he plays just as major a role in the overarching franchise plot as Ellie. Do we really believe that he is just going to sit by idle and twiddle is thumbs while his "daughter" is out there on this quest for vengeance? He will play a major role in this one way or another.
I 100% agree with you on this. I do not want Joel pushed to the background. I want to play as both.
But Niel did confirm that in LOU 2 we will be playing as Ellie
@ Ceaser... That doesn't mean that we won't play as Joel, hopefully.
Yeah I want an equal amount of each character for this game I'm going to say the new religious looking group kill her girlfriend "I'm going to kill...every...last...one of them" She goes off on her own The levels will split between Ellie and Joel Ellie on her personal mission consumed by rage Joel trying to find Ellie
If it is a revenge quest thing, then splitting it up between Ellie sections and Joel sections would definitely help the narrative along. And I would like to play as Joel again. Can't say I'm not disappointed that so far it seems like Ellie is all you play as.
I hope is much deeper than this but you're probably spot on.
@J-DARKnes Oh it probably will be but I'm guessing that's the general, early plot to get the story started. I'm thinking that the religious nut jobs from the trailers are brand new and were created or came into more followers to become what they are today from ex-fireflies, who's leader was killed and most of them wiped out. Almost dissolving they either joint these people or some of them went a different way of thinking and gave birth to the group. That would mean Joels decision and that Lie he told Ellie will really come to bite him on the ass...and if these people killed Ellie's girlfriend and she finds out Joel killing Marlene along with half the fireflies to save her in the first game gave birth to them then she'll blame him with her girlfriends death aswelll You know...something like that. Most likely bullshit but it's a cool thought of Joels actions creating something far worse.
what wrong you? I say you he dead.
Did you write that like that on purpose?.. If you did, that's hilarious. Lol
Family guy obscure reference. Peter trying to meet colonel sanders at a random KFC in Kentucky.
Lmao! I remember that now. Well done.
I think the next trailer will be Joel. In the video where Ellie was chatting with the Asian dude, they were talking about her "old man" who was giving him orders going on runs and when to be on watch. I think Joel got promoted lol.
That would be great!
Ellie killed him, that girl's brutal yo.
Didn’t he die?
It's a dead certainty he's in the game, he was in the initial reveal trailer. Druckmann is being very cautious about how much he reveals up to the games release and this gameplay with Ellie is guaranteed to be only a small part of a much bigger picture.
In story driven games I care for the characters. Joel for me is the main character of the franchise and Ellie is a sidekick. No Joel no buy
:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:( :(:( Joel gets infected, Talks about his daughter for awhile and then convinces Ellie to kill him :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:( :(:(:(
He could be dead, or Ellie may have found out "the big lie", and they had a falling out and she is on her way to complete the original mission without him
Right but that would be suicide. Like literally.
possibly. which would be a good excuse for joel to show up. what if you play as ellie early game. get into some kind of mess, then play as Joel mid game to get her back, then as both late game or something. what we have seen playing as ellie could all be prologue for all we know.
I'm sure there will be multiple characters to play as. I'm hoping Joel is at least on part of the journey.
Ellie is very dark and brutal on this one. She is very corrupted. On one hand I don't like that but on the other hand I understand the world in which she is living and the emotional impact it can have. I just hope the game is not heavily focused on the lesbian stuff which I don't like.
Where are the infected is my question.
he's with tess........... oh shit no no no erase. i think they will show him next on ps ex perhaps :)
Stop speculating. Play the game to find out when it releases. There's no point in trying to figure it out right now
Joel who? It's ladies night...
Joel is doing work around the camp with Tommy obviously... I wonder if the girl from the trailer gets killed and Ellie goes out for vengeance, I hope that's the case.
Off topic: The title of this piece reminded me of a YouTube video I watched this morning on the Doom movie remake, and the title of the thumbnail is "Where is Doom Guy"? It only shows set photos and 2 women with one of them in military attire.
Critical comments are getting marked as "spam". GJ censorship.
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