Naughty Dog News


The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC coming early 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 8:10pm PST

Naughty Dog revealed new story-based DLC for The Last of Us during tonight's PlayStation Live event, going into Ellie's backstory, titled The Last of Us: Left Behind.


"my god the teaser gave me goosebumps, can't wait to get back into the world of The last of us."

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Uncharted 3's final update makes every multiplayer map free

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2013 11:00am PDT

Uncharted 3 is bidding farewell to its updates with one more big patch, a free map, and the release of previous map packs for free.


"Actually this might make me go back and play some Uncharted 3 multiplayer "

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The Last of Us multiplayer maps to cost $9.99

By Steve Watts, Oct 14, 2013 11:00am PDT

The first bit of DLC for The Last of Us is due tomorrow, and more details have emerged about the four multiplayer maps coming in the pack. They'll be available as part of the season pass for $20, or separately for $9.99.


The Last of Us team was originally on Jak & Daxter reboot

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 7:30am PDT

The Naughty Dog team that created The Last of Us was originally tasked with rebooting the Jak & Daxter franchise. Creative director Neil Druckmann explained how and why the transition took place.


"That art looks like it could have been for the greatest game ever made"

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The Last of Us first DLC is multiplayer maps

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2013 6:45am PDT

If you're itching for more of the lovely The Last of Us, good news: Naughty Dog is finally starting to reveal more of its DLC plans. Unfortunately, the first DLC release, later this month, will be a multiplayer map pack. You'll need to wait a few months for more single-playe...


"You guys speak for yourself. I find the mulitplayer a ton of fun. I play it a lot on the ..."

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The Last of Us' unused musical ending

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 26, 2013 10:45am PDT

At PAX Prime this year, Naughty Dog showed off an unused "alternate" ending for The Last of Us. It's quite special...


"So good, I could really use the $40 bucks if I sold it to get GTAV but i dont want to sell it"

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Behind the scenes of The Last of Us' title sequence

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 11, 2013 3:30pm PDT

A new behind-the-scenes look at The Last of Us goes into how its title sequence was made--and why it was so important.


The Last of Us adds Interrogation multiplayer mode

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2013 4:30pm PDT

While The Last of Us' single player captured the attention of the gaming world, the multiplayer is none too shabby. Our biggest complaint was the...


The Last of Us' flamethrower is powerful because Naughty Dog ran out of time

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Creative director Neil Druckmann explains the flamethrower balance in The Last of Us, and how it was actually underpowered until Naughty Dog ran out of time for balancing.


"Late in the game it has a pretty awesome mission with the ship falling apart around you. But ..."

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The Last of Us used to have a very different 'villain'

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The Last of Us creative director Neil Druckmann explains various changes to early drafts of the story, including a different role for Tess and a longer period of innocence for Ellie. Spoilers.


"I think both versions are great. Its not so much what the game is as opposed to how it was ..."

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How an idea from Uncharted 2 led to The Last of Us

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 06, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Neil Druckmann, lead designer of Uncharted 2 and creative director of The Last of Us, talked about how a cut idea from the Uncharted games led to the genesis of their survival horror world.


"The Mute Girl concept reminds me of Yorda from Ico. Like Ellie, she's a female NPC that you're ..."

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The Last of Us ending influenced by tie-in comic

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2013 9:30am PDT

The Last of Us writer/director Neil Druckmann explains how the mini-series comic from Dark Horse influenced the game, including its ending.


The Last of Us ships 3.4 million in three weeks

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2013 7:30am PDT

Naughty Dog's The Last of Us has reached 3.4 million in global sales after only three weeks on the market, according to Sony estimates.


"Wow, you've all really convinced me. Yeah, no, I was just kidding. Still glad I traded it away."

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The Last of Us director describes game's original ending

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2013 8:00am PDT

Spoilers, duh.


"the real choice was whether you kill the other two doctors or not, because you can leave that ..."

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Ellen Page says Last of Us 'ripped off' her likeness

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Actress Ellen Page says that her likeness was "ripped off" for The Last of Us character Ellie, and that it was "not appreciated."


"There's enough differences for it to not a likeness. All should be aware right now, in our ..."

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