"The Last of Us still feels both gripping and polished enough to blast through in a handful of sittings. But how did Naughty Dog make its characters so believable? How did it make you want to push on despite the oppressive world? And how did it make you care so much about Joel and Ellie’s fate?
I replayed it to find out, and spoke to a pair of developers of other narrative-led games to hear their take." - Samuel Horti