Adventure Game

Last of Us: an Action-Adventure Game

The Last of Us is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The player controls a male character who serves as the protagonist in single-player and who can be played cooperatively with another player in online multiplayer mode up to eight players. The game features third person perspective, primarily…

The Last of Us is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The player controls a male character who serves as the protagonist in single-player and who can be played cooperatively with another player in online multiplayer mode up to eight players. The game features third person perspective, primarily exploring environments on foot or by using a vehicle. The online competitive multiplayer lets players choose from having their own special abilities and play styles which affects how they interact with other players during combat situations such as scavenging for supplies or teaming together to perform actions that would otherwise be impossible alone. The gameplay includes crafting weapons from parts found throughout the environment, relationship between Joel and Ellie that are the main characters of the game.

Production and Release:

The Last of Us was announced in December 2011. The game was released by date given for PlayStation®Network following the announcement, which is 27th March 2013. The video received mainly positive reviews from gaming sites and magazines praising its graphics and presentation.

A remastered version was released for the PlayStation 4 in July 2014. The remastered version had better graphics and frame rate. The game was also released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One.

The Last of Us became one of the best-selling video games, selling over 17 million units by April.

Graphics and Gameplay

The Last of Us traverses graphics from post apocalyptic gritty to vibrant colorful scenes of nature and the cities. The gameplay is a mix between combat, exploration, stealth and crafting. The player controls Joel and Ellie with their adventures. The game provides various weapons to the players like assault rifles, pistols, shotguns and molotov cocktails. The players need to craft different items like shivs from glass bottles and bullets with gunpowder which are found in the environment. The players can also knock enemies out or execute them by pressing a button on screen when they have been hurt enough.

The enemies are generally hostile humans and cannibalistic creatures infected by a mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus. The game offer multiplayer option for up to eight players. The game features a crafting system, where the player can craft weapons if they have the right items. The player can upgrade weapons at workbenches. The game has many scopes of Artificial Intelligence. The enemies will react differently if they see the player from different angles, and can also look up and down.

Multiplayer Mode of the Game

The online multiplayer mode offers three types of competitive gameplay. The player joins a lobby with up to seven other players, and then one or more games are started depending on the type of match. The three types of matches are Supply Raid, Survivors and Interrogation. The objective in each game mode is different but all involve either killing your opponents as many times as you can before dying.

The Interrogation feature gives you investigation of the location of the enemy team’s lockbox. The first player to find the lockbox wins. The overall game features killing enemies, reviving allies, and crafting items. 

According to Jason Schreier of Bloomberg News, the new version of the game will be uploaded to the play station 5.

Reviews

It is the fifth-highest-rated PlayStation 3 game on Metacritic. The players are fond of the characters, story and subtext. The game is regarded as “poignant” and “well-drawn”. 

Many players have mentioned they have found this video game more genuine and to the mark than others.

The Last of Us has mundane critics along with the popularity it has earned over the time. The graphic and adventures of the gameplay are large, detailed, and littered with secrets. The game has a strong and evocative story line. The main protagonists are believable, but some other parts of the plot were found to be not so solid. 

The Last of Us is considered as “a stunning masterpiece” by many gamers. The multiplayer mode is said to have been done with great care and detail from Naughty Dogs.

It was the biggest video game launch of the year 2013. The console versions of The Last of Us were released on June 13, 2013. The game was also revealed to be coming to the PlayStation Vita and will feature cross-play with PSN users.

The game is adapted into comic book miniseries The Last of Us: American Dreams published by Dark Horse Comics. The book comic has four issues in total.

The narrative details of the game makes it hard for you to detach yourself from The Last of Us. The game has a strong emotional impact on its players, as the story is told through Ellie’s eyes and experience in the post-apocalyptic world.

The player can also choose how they want their character to behave which leads to different consequences throughout The Last of Us!

With the polarized aspects of the game you are sure to find yourself in the game’s world. The Last of Us is a beautiful and emotional story that has been told through video games before, but never with such detail or complexity as The Last of Us does it!

 

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