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The Last Of Us Part II Review

I Need A Drink And A Hug

HIGH A peerless and inspiring new standard for accessibility options

LOW A seeming disinterest in moving the medium forward mechanically.

WTF: …Man did y’all have to release this right now?


Editor’s note: This review contains NO SPOILERS for The Last of Us 2, but does discuss the ending of The Last of Us in spoiler-level detail.


Cinematic action gunplay

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Screenshot

In a cinematic action game, the player needs to keep moving forward because the intent of the game is to both tell a story and excite the player. Viewed as a question of design alone, difficulty that forces several replays of any section is undesirable because it gates progress and converts the game into a movie that is merely very inconvenient to watch.