Recently I was lucky enough to interview Ashley Johnson (who plays Ellie) and Neil Druckmann (who is the Creative Director) on The Last of Us. This is the exclusive interview with Neil.
Abandoned cities reclaimed by nature. A population decimated by a modern plague. Survivors are killing each other for food, weapons; whatever they can get their hands on.
Joel, a brutal survivor, and Ellie, a young teenage girl who’s braver and wiser beyond her years, must work together if they hope to survive their journey across the US.
At the event, Neil coined the phrase Survival Action to describe The Last of Us, and that really does fit very well with the game.
So over to Neil:
Here is a gameplay preview to keep you going:
And here was the video I took of The Last of US Q&A session at Gamescom last year with Ashley and Troy:
Let us know what you think of the game by leaving a comment below.
The Last of Us will be released on the PlayStation 3 from Sony on June 14th 2013 so not long to wait now!
Our exclusive interview with Ashley will be up very soon.