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The Last of Us – PAX video shows new gameplay

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 16:19 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The Last of Us was shown at PAX last weekend, just as promised, and the video featuring new gameplay is posted below.

The video is what was shown behind closed doors to only “a very select few media members” at E3.

In the gameplay demo, Naughty Dog highlights “narrative exploration through interactive prompts,” puzzles, AI, and dynamic stealth elements.

The Last of Us is a PS3-exclusive expected sometime next year.

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35 Comments

  1. a7md1990

    HOLLY SHIT!!! I’m gonna need a new boxer.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. jdfoster00

    GIROGHRIOGHNROILGNOILDKIKD3-P

    WOW. wow. WOW. Like wow.

    Just… Just… WOW.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight

    Wow, Game looks fantastic. Can’t wait to play it.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. YoungZer0

    You could tell just by the composer alone that this game was going to be something special. This gameplay footage just confirms it.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Beta

    Why are media blackouts so difficult? :’)

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    I really wish I could see what everyone else is seeing.

    I’ve enjoyed most of Naughty Dogs’ stuff immensely, but the whole formula is just starting to get a bit dull. This just looks like Uncharted with a different colour palette. It feels *so* similar that I find it a little disconcerting.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. CyberMarco

    @6 I think that’s what defines a developer’s work/style/expression. It’s not necessary a bad thing, but all comes down from everybody’s different prospective in the end.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Razor

    I’m with you, Michael.

    It looks good visually and I’m intrigued by it, but every time there’s a post or thread about it, posters go crazy with the hyperbole.

    I’m not really seeing it yet.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    @6: You could definitely say that the gameplay has alot of similarities, but to me its just the skeleton of the gameplay that is similar. The big difference is how close and slow the gameplay seems to be compared to Uncharted.

    Just look at the killing for example. When Joel choked the raider dude, it really seemed very difficult and slow, compared to the fast neck-snap from uncharted. The killing is brutal and painful, reflective of the world they live in.

    The focus of the gameplay seems to be more about the interaction between the two characters and their struggle for survival.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. ps3fanboy

    @6

    i agree this “The Last of Us” smell so much of uncharted that it bore the hell out of me by just looking at that video. i want something new not something uncharted with new skin…

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    @1o Its Naughty Dawg’s formula and it works. Look at the Uncharted series and as #9 says it may seem similar but they toned down the amount of action to increase the brutality of killing for the sake of survival. Also the stealth component is so much better than Uncharted. Can’t get mad at a studio for doing what they know how to do and it sells.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Joe Musashi

    @6 I tend to find that criticism can be levelled at a number of games that have legions of fans or supporters. Many which show far less variance in their execution.

    One mans ‘winning approach’ is another’s ‘lack of imagination’.

    JM

    #12 3 years ago
  13. zinc

    It would be very easy to chalk this up as Uncharted with zombies, especially as Naughty Dog’s cinematic flair is very much on show.

    But the gameplay is very different and hopefully the claim of being able to approach situations in a variety of ways, prevent it from being too linear.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. ninjanutta

    This looks like uncharted with far better a.i and graphics,It may be more of the same but ramped up another level or 2.Im really looking forward to this game,its going to be the best game in this console cycle without a doubt,all the haters are just being childish,im a pc gamer mainly but id say nothing comes close to this for art direction,gameplay and a.i.
    Brilliant.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    It looks like Uncharted but with different colour pallete and formula because PS3 can’t do shit more than that.
    For F sake. We need next Gen so hard right now.

    It’s the same game that everyone makes. The Last Of Us has nothing new that others in this gen can’t to be honest.
    the Last Of Us have ok graphics (good for a console), fantastic AI, i hope gameplay is not That scripted. Story is probably good.

    It’s just ok. This generation of consoles is predictable and dull as fuck because of 7 year old technology that is 10 year old to be honest.

    I don’t want The Last Of Us, for me all PS3 and 360 games this year are just dull. They are pretty, but dull even if it is Naughty Dog and Naughty Dog is an AMAZING developer. One of the best for sure.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Gekidami

    I’d love for someone to post a video of a section of Uncharted with gameplay that looks like that.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Erthazus

    ^It’s the same game. The difference between them that Uncharted is glamour Third Person Shooter with faster movement with responsive shooting mechanic.

    It’s the same game, but different setting, different character speed, better AI (i hope that it is not That scripted), TLOU have inventory, both linear.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    So what you’re saying is that it’s the same game, but not the same game.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Da Man

    Still killing time at the office I see…

    I think I’ll go play my oversentimental videogames, since I’m that socially deprived.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Gekidami

    So everything is different, from the setting to the gameplay mechanics… But its the same game?

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    @18, 20,

    ^hahaha xD. I mean… it’s core gameplay is probably not the same, but the look of it and feel is the same.

    for me it just feels the same but slower and i’m not saying that this is bad or anything. It’s just predictable. I’m not really That excited although when Naughty Dog showed Uncharted 2 for the first time… i was blown away.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Gekidami

    Well of course you’re not excited, its not on PC. Good to confirm that the whole “Its the same game” thing doesnt actually stand up though.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    “Well of course you’re not excited, its not on PC.”

    Your fanboy assumption. I have a console so I don’t see how this could be awesome if this was suddenly a PC game?

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Deacon

    Looks outstanding – as per previous footage.

    Cynics are of course going to say it’s a re-skinned Uncharted, though I guess we’ll not know exactly how similar / different it plays until release. The earlier video showing the first part of this video played out quite a bit differently with a different approach, so it’s looking like we will actually be able to take on encounters in different ways.

    I’m a sucker for any game with interesting characters and a strong, intriguing narrative. The rest is just fluff for me. And god damn does ND’s fluff look good.

    I haven’t even played UC3 yet, so I’m no huge ND fan. I just think this looks ace!

    #24 3 years ago
  25. KAP

    @12

    My god, you said it best my friend –
    One mans ‘winning approach’ is another’s ‘lack of imagination’.

    I couldn’t of said it better. Theres a reason Last Of Us is geting so much buzz right now.. and it’s sad to see a select few who hate on it simply for that very reason but yet tell them selfs otherwise.

    Quite funny actually.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. xxJPRACERxx

    Really nice, except for the low-res and jaggies.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. absolutezero

    Crash was nothing like Jak. Jak was nothing like Uncharted.

    The Last of Us is kinda similar to Uncharted but not all that much. I think Naughty Dog has alot more to them than just this.

    Also have we not already seen most of this footage already? Apart from the goofy glowing immersion breakers of course.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. RRODboxnogames

    People on this site are so negative, there is plenty about the game play video that looks awesome other then the graphics.The characters reaction with the environment, modded guns and having to preserve ammo and look for health packs fit into the story and help gameplay.

    Yet all you people keep saying is “uncharted movie scripted not interested”and you havnt even played the game.

    Also if you dont have a ps3 and your being sad lonely PC fanboy just die.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. TFPtMaster

    Sorry, but i don’t think this game looks like Uncharted. Besides the design, and some scripted events i think is a whole new experience.

    And #15, you don’t need to have a new hardware to have a good experience in games. How many games you have on PS3/360 and PC looking better than this. On ps3: none, 360: none PC: few. So why the need to move on. The answer is really simple very few developers work enough to deliver a complete experience.

    I really don’t mind to play 2 more years games looking like Uncharted and The Last of Us if they are true entertainment .

    But it’s true that the demos of Star Wars and the Watch Dogs are gorgeous.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. polygem

    noone is hating on it but i cannot get that excited about it either and i can understand the criticism stated here. i will pick it up for sure, it looks fun no doubt! but it does not look like a masterpiece to me. I YET HAVE TO PLAY IT THOUGH! i liked the uncharted games but even those aren´t among my top 15 games this gen, maybe in the top 20´s…it will probably be a great game, no doubt about that but i feel a lot like erth. this year there wasn´t much exciting stuff…for me only some games on the 3ds wowed me. naughty dog are playing very safe with this one: uncharted style gameplay, mixed with stealth/ survival elements and ZOMBIS/infected…this will sell. no doubt. it will be a quality game, but the “best game this console cycle” like nr 14 said, with games like mario galaxy, portal2, skyward sword, orange box and many many more- i highly doubt that…you know, i recently played cave story on the 3ds, never played it before on pc…this little game reminded me yet again: less is more sometimes. tech isn´t always making a great game. creativity is…and this i see lacking here…a bit. no hate. will buy and enjoy. just not hyped. that´s all.

    #30 3 years ago
  31. nikk900

    This game has me excited! I can’t wait to play this, it looks amazing.
    Not really sure why people are comparing it to uncharted, just enjoy it for what it is, why compare everything.

    #31 3 years ago
  32. No_PUDding

    I am avidly anticipating this. Mainly for the story, but if the gameplay goes all Splinter Cell, like it looks, then I could be a massive sucker for that.

    #32 3 years ago
  33. CPC_RedDawn

    I guess any form of realistic shadows went out the window when they made this game LOL.

    Otherwise it looks fantastic, great atmosphere and the gameplay looks great. I just hope it has some form of dynamic difficulty as the enemies did seem a little dumb as they seemed to follow set paths depending on where you go. Which for replay value is not going to be good. But as long as this offers 10+ hours of gameplay then I am satisfied :)

    Funny how people thought this was going to be a PS4 game when we first saw it as the VGA’s lol Lacking any form of shadows, static lighting everywhere, low textures, and really could do with some anti-aliasing. But still they work with what they have, and it does look pretty good. However, I think Uncharted looks a little better in the graphics department.

    #33 3 years ago
  34. fihar

    How is this anything similar to Uncharted?
    If Uncharted is an Aventador, this one’s a Cee’d. The gameplay looks alarmingly slow and methodical considering it takes about 3 minutes to dispatch 3 enemies. You could deal with the same number of enemies in just 10 seconds in Uncharted.
    Okay, maybe the guy who’s playing this could be more accurate with the revolver and I’m guessing there would be a faster and more efficient way in dealing with them.

    The difference is mostly in the details but they’re not entirely hard to miss.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. polygem

    people constantly say mario games are always only more of the same but this here…is totally different to uncharted…ha.

    #35 3 years ago

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  • Spotify now available on PS3 and PS4, lets you play music in the background

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  • Let’s talk Battlefield Hardline weapon balance

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  • UK Charts: Bloodborne enters at No. 2, Battlefield Hardline defends No. 1 spot

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  • Halo 5: Guardians release date and new trailers released

    Halo 5 is coming in October. Are you ready? Halo 5: Guardians has been slapped with a release date of October 27. Microsoft and 343 Industries also released a new trailer to mark the news; check it out below. “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Microsoft said […]

  • Denial wins Call of Duty Championship 2015

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC- check out new maps and the grapple ability

    Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC is looking pretty sweet in these two new videos. The Call of Duty Championships this weekend have given our very own Arekkz a chance to check out the new Ascendance DLC coming this month. Take a look at all four new maps as well as the cool new grapple ability (which […]

  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

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  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

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  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

    ArenaNet has posted information on the Guild Wars 2 website explaining how crafting mastery, and crafting a legendary weapon, will work in the Heart of Thorns expansion. There’s also information on the new Map Bonuses system, which will make acquiring crafting materials a more “directed activity” and streamlined experience. The new system will also add […]

  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

    Sony has announced the addition of AMC to its PlayStation Vue service, which soft launched in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia earlier this month. Those who use the service can now get their Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead fix, and also watch the Sundance channel, WEtv and IFC. AMC and WEtv are […]

  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

    Thanks to Roystan Ross and the Unity engine, you can play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser. This little nugget came to my attention yesterday, and unfortunately it became lost on my worksheet. Better late than never, I suppose. Anyway, the level is free-to-play and if you don’t wish to play […]

  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

    Valve has said its Discovery Queue has increased product page views across Steam by 30% since the company launched the Discovery Update. According to Valve, 75% of those views come from the Discovery Queue, and 16% of product views can be attributed to the Discovery Queue. Even Steam Tags clicks have increased. The system is […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

    Tickets to Dota 2 The International 2015 are now sold out, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The tickets went on sale in two phases starting March 27. Phase one sold out in six minutes, and phase two sold out in four minutes. Each round of sales offered the same quantity of General Admission tickets priced at […]

  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]