The Last of Us
The Last of Us is an action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony, released for the PlayStation 3 worldwide on June 14, 2013. Players control Joel (Troy Baker), a smuggler tasked with escorting a teenager, Ellie (Ashley Johnson), across a post-apocalyptic United States. In third-person perspective, players use firearms, improvised weapons, and stealth to defend against hostile humans and cannibalistic creatures infected by a mutated Cordyceps fungus. Up to eight players may engage in cooperative and competitive gameplay online. The game received universal acclaim for its narrative, gameplay, visual and sound design, characterization, and depiction of female characters. The month of its release, it was the PlayStation 3’s fastest-selling game that year: over 1.3 million units within a week, and over 3.4 million within three weeks. It won year-end accolades, including many Game of the Year awards, and is considered to be one of the
greatest video games of all time. An enhanced edition, The Last of Us Remastered, was released for the PlayStation 4 in 2014, and a sequel, The Last of Us Part II, was announced in 2016.
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