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The Last Of Us Part 2 Preview: We Watched The First Live Gameplay And It's Incredible

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14.06.2018

Los Angeles - The Last of Us was and still is as far as I’m concerned, one of the greatest video games ever made. Set in a post-zombie world the PlayStation 3 exclusive followed the brutal, beautiful journey of Ellie and her reluctant protector Joel as they traverse through what remains of the American Dream.

It set the benchmark for video game storytelling and showed the wider world that video games weren’t just for children. This was adult, deeply emotional storytelling that would put most Hollywood films to shame.

No pressure then. It has been five years since The Last of Us came out, and in that time Naughty Dog have been crafting the next chapter in Ellie’s story, and as we saw in the breathtaking E3 reveal trailer (see below), this is Ellie’s story.

Ellie is now 19, her journey with Joel is over and the pair of them has settled in Jackson where life is now starting to take on an almost comforting regularity. Of course, things don’t stay that way.

Sitting in a pitch black room in PlayStation’s E3 booth 12 of us are sat down in front of a vast Sony television. What then follows is the........

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