The Last of Us is a highly popular action-adventure game set in the post-apocalyptic world of the United States of America. The game will be a part of HBO’s upcoming television adaptation. The writer of the show, Craig Mazin, stated that the characters of Joel and Ellie would be written in a cinematic way, and there will be no compromise on the representation of the characters.
Storytelling Allows a Better Representation of the Story
While talking to an international media outlet, Craig Mazin stated that storytelling of a game in a story format gives them the chance to bring out the details in a much better way. In addition to this, he said that ardent fans tend to worry if they hear that their favorite game will be adapted into a television show with different makers. However, the cases are different here. Mazin said that he is making the show with the people who made the game. So, there will be no change, but the game’s story will be shown in an enhanced way.
Neil Druckmann will be working alongside Mazin to stay true to the game’s story. The makers of the show agreed that there were a lot of expectations from the upcoming television show. Mazing further added that even though they were creating something new in a different format, everything will still stay the same. Also, though everything is going according to plan, HBO has not decided on a premiere date for The Last of Us.
The Last of Us: A Game-Based in the Post-Apocalyptic World
The Last of Us is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The story revolves around gamers controlling a smuggler given the task of helping a girl across the post-apocalyptic United States. The 2013 game played from a third-person perspective.
The game allows the players to use a lot of different firearms and enhanced weapons to ward off hostile human beings and people infected by a deadly strain of Cordyceps fungus. The online multiplayer mode has the capacity of up to the right players engaging in competitive and cooperative gameplay.
The game focuses on Joel and Ellie’s relationship in the game. The former has been voiced by Troy Baker and the latter by Ashley Johnson. The game was initially released for the PlayStation 3 in 2013 followed by a PlayStation 4 release in 2014.
The Last of Us Part ll: The Post-Apocalyptic Story Continues
The latest version of the game The Last of Us Part ll released in the year 2020 and was developed by Naughty Dogs. The events of this game are set 5 years after the first game. In this version, gamers get to control two characters, Ellie; a girl set out for revenge, and Abby Anderson, a soldier who gets involved in a conflict between her militia and a cult. The theme of retribution and revenge of the 2020 game was inspired by Neil Druckmann’s experiences of growing up in Israel.
Ashley Johnson reprised her role as Ellie, whereas Laura Bailey plays the character of Abby Anderson in Part ll. The Last of Us ll was released on Sony PlayStation 4. One of the features of this game is the Listen Mode. It allows the player to find enemies with a heightened sense of hearing and spatial awareness, indicated as obstacles showcased through objects and walls. The 2020 game has also introduced guard dogs that can track the player’s scent, which can be visualized in listen mode.