Naughty Dog News


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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Amy Hennig: a career worth a story

By Robert Workman, Mar 06, 2014 10:00am PST

Amy Hennig's sudden departure from Naughty Dog shocked industry observers. Her ten year tenure with the company helped Naughty Dog become one of...


"I think he's trying to say that he wants the positive studio culture at Naughty Dog to influence ..."

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Uncharted creative director Amy Hennig leaves Naughty Dog

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2014 7:00am PST

Amy Hennig, creative director of the Uncharted series, has left developer Naughty Dog.


"I still don't forgive her running LoK into the ground with Defiance, but there was some cool ..."

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The Last of Us getting new difficulty mode for single player via DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 28, 2014 12:00pm PST

Naughty Dog isn't quite done with The Last of Us yet.


"Good news. I have always wanted a permadeath mode. I hope its a harder difficulty and not a ..."

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'50/50' chance for Last of Us sequel, Naughty Dog says

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 24, 2014 8:15am PST

"If you're asking about a sequel... right now I'd say it's 50/50," Druckmann said.


"Could be neat if they did a Half-life Blue Shift kind of thing with the same time frame from ..."

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The Last of Us making of documentary now free to download

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2014 5:30pm PST

The Last of Us is one of the most talked-about games of last year. Chances are, after the game's haunting final moments, you've been curious to...


"That is awesome. I love these kind of documentaries. I supported the Double Fine game just to ..."

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