Following The Last of Us - Part II Page 3

  • robc84 5 Dec 2016 21:23:58 14,506 posts
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    Derblington wrote:
    I didn't want this. TLoU is a perfect standalone title but, fuck me, I'm in.
    Sums up my feelings exactly.

    Bring it on.
  • Shivoa 5 Dec 2016 21:49:24 6,314 posts
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    "A queer lady wearing a beaten up denim shirt, playing an acoustic guitar, an image right out of a Melissa Etheridge video from the mid 90s. C'mon, I'm not the *only one* who saw that, right?" https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/i-hope-the-last-of-us-part-ii-is-super-gay
  • Derblington 5 Dec 2016 21:54:23 33,409 posts
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    Errol wrote:
    Stand alone, yes, but clearly there is still a story to be told as both the main characters are alive at the end.
    As was planned until now, there wasn't. Just because they survived didn't automatically mean there was a story about further trauma that was worth telling. It was originally designed as a self-contained piece.
  • robc84 5 Dec 2016 23:01:33 14,506 posts
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    I think the point is that it didn't need a sequel. As a stand alone title it was brilliant.

    They have decided to 'make some stuff up' like you say, and I'm psyched for it. But if they had left it as it was and released a new IP instead that would have been fine too (or probably better). Plus there is the risk that the follow up doesn't do the original justice. Although I'm sure that won't be the case here.
  • Derblington 6 Dec 2016 06:36:05 33,409 posts
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    Errol wrote:
    Who cares what was originally designed?
    The World of TLOU exists, the characters still exists. Make some stuff up.
    Exactly there reason there are so many shitty sequels to so many things.
  • Dirtbox 12 Jun 2018 03:04:10 91,412 posts
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  • Scimarad 12 Jun 2018 06:46:59 9,753 posts
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    The whole middle part of that trailer is really reinforcing the idea that Joel made the right decision by saying "Fuck the Human race" effectively. Can we play as the fungus please?
  • DUFFMAN5 12 Jun 2018 07:11:11 26,034 posts
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    Just watched it, looks great. Do we know release date ?
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 12 Jun 2018 07:22:18 25,562 posts
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    Shit that looks amazing.
  • smoothpete 12 Jun 2018 07:40:30 36,988 posts
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    Fuck yeah
  • Deleted user 12 June 2018 07:40:59
    No release yet, I would guess spring 2019.

    Last of Us 1 was June wasn't it?

    And yeah, it looked mint.

    Edited by JiveHound at 07:41:19 12-06-2018
  • greenmekon 12 Jun 2018 08:15:07 531 posts
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    This is looking outstanding. You know its going to be amazing as naughty dog always deliver.
  • Frogofdoom 12 Jun 2018 08:33:16 16,587 posts
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    Probably released in February with everything else under the sun.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 12 Jun 2018 08:51:51 33,020 posts
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    No doubt high-pitched wails of "pandering!" and "omg politiks!" are emanating from basements the world over.
  • the_milkybar_kid 12 Jun 2018 09:26:38 8,274 posts
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    Looks really bloody good. Few games have captured that feeling of dread when a group are trying to find you like the first did. I wonder if any of that was
    due to the responsibility of looking after young Ellie?

    Whilst it looks beautiful and a really good continuation of that story, I hope they don't double down on the grim, dour, gory nature of it. Last of Us was at it's best during the downtime and the conversations between Joel and Ellie. Speaking of which, I hope he's still prominent in this.
  • mothercruncher 12 Jun 2018 09:42:00 17,828 posts
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    I still feel incredibly protective of Ellie, itís amazing the feelings the first game engendered in me.
    I do need to have a word with her about all the knifing though.
  • JamboWayOh 12 Jun 2018 09:53:40 19,980 posts
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    God that looked stunning, like positively next gen looking. Sign me up.
  • senso-ji 12 Jun 2018 10:06:07 10,088 posts
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    I really hope the final game runs at that graphical fidelity and frame rate (maybe only on PS4 Pro?). I'll still get it regardless, the first one was amazing.
  • Tonka 12 Jun 2018 18:04:17 30,893 posts
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    Spoken like a true incel.
  • Armoured_Bear 12 Jun 2018 18:06:32 28,862 posts
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    RandolphCarter wrote:
    I wonder if her immunity to the cordyceps is hereditary? If so, I can imagine the storyline touching upon the nature of her sexuality being an impediment to passing on those genes, and whether or not a person should ignore their sexuality in order to suit society.
    Can we please get rid of these new forum cunts please.
  • Skirlasvoud 12 Jun 2018 18:57:37 4,039 posts
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    RandolphCarter wrote:
    I wonder if her immunity to the cordyceps is hereditary? If so, I can imagine the storyline touching upon the nature of her sexuality being an impediment to passing on those genes, and whether or not a person should ignore their sexuality in order to suit society.
    A genuinely interesting question. Too bad there's zero insightful debate to be had since it's an obvious trap set by EG's biased troll denizens.

    Wish it was brought up by someone who isn't a proven cupcake.

    Edited by Skirlasvoud at 19:00:33 12-06-2018
  • Skirlasvoud 12 Jun 2018 19:17:56 4,039 posts
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    We're not going to feed you by taking you serious. You've lost the claim to intellectual sincerity, quite a few shitpost hur-dur statements ago.

    I'm more interested in the debate if we'd lose or gain more of a sense of our humanity and societal values if we take disingenuous cretins like you out of the gene pool. It's a far more immediate and urgent debate to the continuation and proper evolution of our species, to be had right now as you're sat giggling behind your keyboard, than at what point two normal, genuine individuals being happy together is a luxury in a futuristic, fictional dystopia.

    Edited by Skirlasvoud at 19:22:31 12-06-2018
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