Naughty Dog News


The Last of Us Remastered gets cheaper, refunds coming for pre-orders

By Steve Watts, Jun 23, 2014 8:35am PDT

The Last of Us Remastered received a small price drop over the weekend, and Sony has assured those who pre-ordered that a refund is coming for the difference.


"With Xbox One digital sharing my friend and I alternate buying games so each game is $30 for us."

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Jason Rubin finds new home at Oculus VR

By Robert Workman, Jun 17, 2014 12:40pm PDT

One of gaming's most prominent figures has a new role at Oculus VR.


"Jason Rubin is the man. His 2004 DICE talk is a must watch. ..."

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The Last of Us Remastered comes to PlayStation 4 on July 29

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 9:11pm PDT

Sony has issued a release date for their PlayStation 4 version of The Last of Us. Get ready to re-live the lasting memories all over again when The Last of Us Remastered arrives on July 29, a month later than the initial retail estimate.


"this is the one game that makes me consider buying a console again. I have had every console up ..."

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The Last of Us creative director says porting to PS4 was 'Hell'

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2014 11:45am PDT

The Last of Us creative director Neil Druckmann explains why porting the game from PS3 to PS4 was harder than you might think.


"Not on the main point, which is that developing for PS4 is more similar to X360 than to PS3..."

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The Last of Us dev says Blu-ray capacity is a 'bottleneck'

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2014 7:00am PDT

During the tail end of the last generation, it became clear that DVD was no longer go to cut it as a format for games. Many popular Xbox 360 games...


"So you see, bluray was like industry. In that, they were both lost in the woods. And nobody, ..."

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The Last of Us' hardest difficulty will be available on May 5

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 25, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Before the PS4 version of The Last of Us renders your PS3 obsolete, Naughty Dog has one more DLC pack on the way.


"I feel a tad underwhelmed at the dlc for this game. It's easily my favorite game of last year, ..."

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The Last of Us art director leaves Naughty Dog, joins Unfinished Swan dev

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 21, 2014 7:00am PDT

Naughty Dog has lost yet another high-profile employee, following the departures of Uncharted creative director Amy Hennig and Uncharted PS4 director Justin Richmond.


"I feel like the turnover rate in the industry in general has sped up. Part because of studios ..."

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Naughty Dog 'looking into' Last of Us PS4 upgrades

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2014 7:00am PDT

The Last of Us: Remastered might get a discount for players of the PS3 original. Naughty Dog says it's looking into such an option and will update once it receives input.


"You could buy a PS4 and a Vita to stream to! Just go crazy with money!"

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The Last of Us 'Grounded Bundle' includes harder mode and more maps

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 10:30am PDT

The Last of Us is getting a "Grounded Bundle" that includes a harder single-player mode, four more maps, and a variety of weapons and skills.


The Last of Us: Remastered for PS4 releases June 20 according to retail

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 1:15pm PDT

The "Remastered" PS4 version of The Last of Us is likely coming out on June 20 based on retail listings from Best Buy, GameFly, and Target.


"Same hope here. I've been holding off on a PS4 until there was a must-play."

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The Last of Us: Remastered began PS4 development last year

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 8:30am PDT

Development on the PS4 version of The Last of Us began last year, Naughty Dog has admitted. According to studio co-president Evan Wells, the team "started working on it pretty much as soon as we finished the PlayStation 3 [version]" last year.


"Heh yeah right like sony knows their market better than this guy. Sure dude. "

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The Last of Us: Remastered for PS4 confirmed, includes DLC & commentary [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2014 7:05am PDT

A PS4 version of The Last of Us has appeared on the PlayStation Store. Dubbed the "Remastered Edition," a pre-order will be available for $59.99.


"They weren't complaining, and if Twilyght is echoing their sentiment, neither is he. They ..."

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Uncharted game director Justin Richmond leaves Naughty Dog for Riot Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 27, 2014 2:35pm PDT

Uncharted game director Justin Richmond has left developer Naughty Dog to take an unspecified position at Riot Games, making this the second high-profile departure from the project this month.


"Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street and now Justin Richmond? Riot, wtf are you planning?"

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Report: The Last of Us coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2014 6:30am PDT

According to PlayStation's Eurasian marketing manager, The Last of Us is coming to PS4 this summer.


"I wouldn't buy a second copy, but I would buy that DLC on PS4 if it was standalone"

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The Last of Us live-action movie signed to Screen Gems

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2014 12:00pm PST

Screen Gems, a Sony Pictures company, has signed on to distribute a live action movie adaptation of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. Creative director...


"Ben Affleck and Chloe Grace-Moretz would be my choice. Affleck might be a bit young but not ..."

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