The Last of Us: first review heaps praise on Naughty Dog’s PS3 swansong

By Dave Cook
31 May 2013 10:04 GMT

The Last of Us reviews aren’t due yet, but movie mag Empire published its own appraisal of Naughty Dog’s PS3 farewell this morning. The article has since been pulled but not before the internet got its grubby paws all over it.

The 5/5 review was found here before it was nuked, but Videogamer has handily posted the best bits.

It’s an “easy contender for the best game of this console generation”, they said, and added, “The Last of Us is not just the finest game that Naughty Dog has yet crafted and an easy contender for the best game of this console generation, it may also prove to be gaming’s Citizen Kane moment, a masterpiece that will be looked back upon favourably for decades.”

Hot damn.

The Videogamer article kindly reminds readers that The Last of US demo that was bundle with God of War: Ascension will go live later today, but as you can see in my hands-on with it, you shouldn’t let it give you the full picture of the game. I personally thought it was weak.

But be sure to let us know what you think later today.

The Last of Us hits PS3 worldwide on June 14.

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