ICYMI: Here’s All the Teases and Updates From ‘The Last of Us Day’

Last week, Naughty Dog said it would be revealing “new content” in The Last of Us’ universe on September 26, dubbed “The Last of Us Day” as that was the date of the series’ in-universe cordyceps fungus outbreak. We took time to speculate about what this might entail, and it turns out,…

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The Last of Us Part II Narrative Lead is More Committed to Diverse Stories Than Ever

When I sat down to talk with Halley Gross, the narrative lead and co-writer of The Last of Us Part II, for Thanks for the Knowledge, I wanted to talk about what she learned coming into video games after so many years working in television. After a launch so rife with…

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If You’re Fast Enough, Abby Can Kill Tommy in Last of Us Part II

The following will contain spoilers for The Last of Us Part II. I’ve recently been replaying The Last of Us Part II, and there’s a segment on Abby’s (the super-secret second protagonist of the game alongside Ellie) third day in Seattle that stuck out to me in a way it hadn’t in…

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Last of Us Part II is Getting a PS5 Patch, Thank God and Also Jesus

I didn’t expect to ever become the type of person who cared much about framerates, but I just started a replay of The Last of Us Part II after replaying The Last of Us: Remastered. And boy, I could feel the drop going from 60 frames-per-second with the updated original…

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Naughty Dog Has Outlined Last of Us Part III, But Isn’t Working on it Yet

The Last of Us Part II left on a fairly open-ended note when it launched last year, but it sounds like developer Naughty Dog has internally already mapped out a hypothetical Last of Us Part III. However, it’s not something the studio is actively developing at this time. In an…

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This Week in News is About Microsoft, Metal-Detecting, and Monsters

Welcome to This Week in News, where we quickly run down all the biggest news of the week in an easy summary. Tales of Arise Returns After a Year With the Promise of Upcoming News – The Bandai Namco JRPG has been infrequently detail-free since its E3 2019 debut, but…

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