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The Last of Us Part 2 may be getting a PS5 patch, according to industry insider

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:08 GMT The Last of Us Part 2 may be getting a dedicated PlayStation 5 patch in the not-too-distant future, according to one industry insider with a decent track record.Naughty Dog’s 2020 survival horror hit may be due to get a PS5 patch, according to someone with a recent history of reliable news leaks. ResetEra forum member Navtra replied to a comment in a PS5 thread stating that “a patch was in the work at some point” for the record-breaking Game of the Year award winner, but they aren’t sure “if it’s still happening…

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The Last of Us HBO series pilot to be directed by Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 16:55 GMT A new director has been pegged for HBO’s The Last of Us series.Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will direct the pilot for HBO’s adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Back in March 2020, it was announced the Naughty Dog developed title was getting its own HBO series and was being helmed by Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and executive produced and written by Neil Druckmann. It was initially thought Chernobyl director Johan Renck would direct, but due to a scheduling conflict, Renck has bowed out.Balagov made his debut as…

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The Last of Us director Neil Druckmann is now Naughty Dog’s co-president

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 5 December 2020 09:01 GMT One of the biggest creative names in games now runs one of the biggest developers.Neil Druckmann, who has acted as the director on games like both The Last of Us and Uncharted 4, has seen a big promotion becoming the co-president of Naughty Dog.Druckmann, who has acted as one of the primary creative leads at the studio for years finds himself alongside Evan Wells in running the company.The announcement came from Wells in a blog post that outlined movements within the studio. Druckmann has been with the studio since 2004 and…

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An Uncharted easter egg was hidden in a The Last of Us multiplayer map

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 4 December 2020 16:06 GMT This isn’t the first time Naughty Dog has thrown a reference in its game.Since its 2013 release, there’s been an Uncharted easter egg in one of The Last of Us’ multiplayer maps.Former Naughty Dog game designer Rodney Reece took to Twitter to highlight that the remains of a plane in The Last of Us’ Beach map in the game’s Faction mode is in fact Victor “Sully” Sullivan’s plane, Hog Wild, from the first Uncharted title.“Not saying that’s canon,” Reece wrote. “But I took it from [Uncharted], broke it into pieces and…

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The Last of Us: Part 2 on PS5 supports haptic feedback

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 20:48 GMT PS5’s DualSense controller features improved haptic feedback including adaptive triggers that simulate tension. This is supported in The Last of Us: Part 2.Tested by GamesRadar, The Last of Us: Part 2 on PS5 supports haptic feedback, and players will notice it significantly.According to the test, when playing the backwards compatible title, you can feel the tension in the DualSense adaptive triggers when drawing back on the bow. Shots fired can also be felt in the controller.The controller will also rumble when you start up the engine of the motorboat, you will…

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Who needs a PS5? The Last of Us on PS4 gets ridiculous load time patch

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 25 October 2020 11:09 GMT Naughty Dog has pushed out an update for The Last of Us Remastered that greatly improves the loading times in the game on PlayStation 4.The Last of Us Remastered developer Naughty Dog has rolled out another impressive patch for the iconic survival game – and its standalone expansion, The Last of Us: Left Behind – which has made some pretty impressive improvements to the title’s loading times.And who would notice the improvements more than a dedicated TLOU speedrunner? Anthony Calabrese, a big part of the speedrunning community for the PlayStation 4 game,…

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Watch as we build Joel’s house from The Last Of Us 2 in The Sims 4

By Alice Liguori, Friday, 21 August 2020 15:01 GMT The building tools in The Sims 4 are one of the best things about the 5 year old game. And what better way to show it off than to re-create famous gaming locations in The Sims 4?In case it wasn’t clear, I’m a huge Sims fan, and I’ve recently fallen in love with The Last Of Us Part 2, too. I’ve been livestreaming The Last Of Us 2 over on our YouTube channel, and I even persuaded my boss the need to review a recent Sims expansion pack about hippies. So…

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The Last of Us Part 3 trailer – what it could look like if it mirrors The Godfather

What would the first teaser for The Last of Us Part 3 look like if it borrowed from Coppola? The idea for this came from finishing the game, and wondering how long it would be between now and a potential third installment being released. We know that game director Niel Druckmann is a huge fan of The Godfather Part 2, and if the same sort of development cycle is applied between Part 2 and Part 3, it will be roughly 14 years between the release of the first and last games. He and his team would be in a similar…