The Last of Us PS4 character models are equal to the PS3 versions cutscenes.

We all expected that the upcoming PS4 edition of The Last of Us would look better than its current PS3 counterpart, but it seems the game really is looking especially good. It has been reported that the in game character models in the PS4 edition are “on par” with the cutscenes in the PS3 version.

Whilst speaking to Edge, creative director Neil Druckmann said: “We brought in all the hi-res models, and then it’s on par with what you saw in the cutscenes,” said Druckmann. “There’s an improved lighting model. After that, we started looking across the board; enemies look a little blurry up close, so that was pretty easy. We ramped those up and saw a pretty significant difference.

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The Last of Us concept artist trolls fans

Yesterday, ever fan of the brilliant The Last of Us had their hearts skip a beat when the key promotional artist for game, Marek Okon posted a picture of a piece of concept art which showed a slightly older Ellie apparently playing guitar.

It would be easy to assume this was a tease of a new game in the franchise since Okon posted the image with the words “Let me tease you something… Its coming… ;]” above it. Was this the first teaser for the hotly rumoured sequel to The Last of Us? Well no.

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Sony is considering a price discount on The Last of Us PS4 for those who own it on the PS3

It was recently speculated that perhaps Sony might offer The Last of Us PS4 at a discounted price to those who already own the game on the PlayStation 3.

Whilst writing on the EU PlayStation Blog Naughty Dog’s Eric Monacelli answered a fan question regarding a discount for PS3 owners. He said: “We’re looking into the business model for all this and will post about this once we have input from all regions.”

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The Last of Us: Remastered coming to the PS4

There has long been rumours that The last of Us would be headed for the PS4 but now it has finally been confirmed. A banner on the Sony Entertainment Network online store reveals that Naughty Dog are releasing The Last of Us: Remastered on the PlayStation 4.

It seems the announcement may be a little early since when you click the banner it takes you to a “Page not found” screen. Still, it will no doubt take us somewhere magical once the link is uploaded. The game will come with all the DLC that has been released so far including the recent Left Behind DLC which received great reviews.

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Amy Henning joins EA Visceral Games

Amy Henning joins EA Visceral Games studio to work on a unannounced Star Wars game. Earlier this year AmyHenning left Naughty  Dog after being the lead writer on Uncharted 3 and the upcoming Uncharted 3. She will now join EA at its Visceral Studio as a Creative Director on their Star Wars project. EA aquared the Star Wars licenses from Disney last year and will work on core Star Wars games.

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Uncharted 4 Game Director Justin Richmond Leaves Naughty Dog

Justin Richmond, who was working on Uncharted PS4 as game director, has left  Naughty Dog to join Riot Games.  Richmond has been with Naughty Dog since 2008. Richmond oversaw Uncharted 2: Among Thieves’ multiplayer and worked as game director on Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. That’s another lose from Sony studios, with lay offs and the departure of Amy Hennig’s from Naughty Dog earlier this month. Source IGN

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Naughty Dog explains the combat systems that did and didn’t make it into The Last of Us

You remember The Last of Us right? It was that ridiculously awesome game that came out last year on the PS3 and has since become one of the most popular games ever. The game was critically acclaimed for pretty much every aspect but many reviews commented on how the brutally realistic combat did a great job of showing just how hard and brutal the world of The Last of Us is.

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The Last of Us to be turned into a film

There’s been a lot of talk ever since it’s release on PS3 but now it’s finally confirmed, The Last of Us is headed to the big screen. American film production company, Screen Gems has signed on to distribute The Last of Us movie which will be a live action adaption.

Neil Druckmann, the Creative Director of the game is going to be writing the script and the creative architects will consist of Naughty Dog’s co-presidents, Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra as well as Game Director Bruce Straley. They’ll be teaming up with Director Sam Raimi as well as his Production Company Ghost House Pictures. It’s unclear at this point whether Raimi will actually be directing.

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Amy Hennig leaves Naughty Dog

Creative director and writer for the Uncharted games, Amy Hennig has departed from developer Naughty Dog after 10 years with the company.

Hennig was the writer and director of Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. She has been working on the upcoming Uncharted PlayStation 4 game until her last day which was Monday, March 3rd.

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The Last Of Us Developers Are Working On More MP DLC…And Something Else…

A few days ago, The Last of Us Creative Developer Neil Druckmann and Game Director Bruce Straley did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. Of course they were asked hundreds of questions and replied to as many as they could. The answers they gave revealed some tantalizing clues as to what’s next for The Last of Us.

One fan asked the pair what they were currently working on and inquired as to whether or not there would ever be The Last of Us 2. Bruce Straley responded saying: “we’re working on the 3rd DLC drop for MP right now! …and maybe something else… we’ll see.”

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