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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Lead Character Artist of The Last of Us, Michael Knowland, Leaves Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog appear to be losing employee’s at an alarming rate. The latest to go is the lead character artist Michael Knowland who has worked for Naughty Dog for over three years. According to his Linkedin profile, Knowland has left Naughty Dog after working on the hugely successful The Last of Us.

His leaving adds to the number of big names who have left Naughty Dog. Nate Wells, Justin Richmond and Amy Hennig have all recently left Naughty Dog and it’s not hard to understand why some people are asking what the hell is going on? From the publics point of view Naughty Dog couldn’t be hotter right now so why is everyone jumping ship? Is there trouble in paradise or are some people leaving simply to pursue other options?

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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 Grounded DLC announced

Naughty Dog has unveiled its latest and most likely last piece of DLC for The Last of Us. There are several bits of DLC and you can purchase them as a bundle if you are a Season Pass owner. The DLC focuses mainly on the multiplayer side of The Last of Us but there is a little treat for single player fans.

The first piece of DLC is called Grounded and is for single player only. The DLC will add a new difficulty setting to the campaign which will make the game even harder than the hardest difficulty setting currently available. Naughty Dog’s Eric Monacelli described Grounded as: “The AI is relentless, smart, and brutal, and survival will be near impossible. ‘Completed Grounded Mode’ might be one of the most difficult Trophies you’ll ever earn.” It will cost $4.99.

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New details on The Last of Us: Remastered

After months of rumours, it has officially been announced that The Last of Us is headed to the PS4 in a “remastered” edition. We can’t wait to have an excuse to play through The Last of Us again but what exactly does remastered mean? How can you improve on such a great game? Well we’ve got some details.

The game will run at 1080p “with a list of upgrades including higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, upgraded textures, along with even more improvements,”says Sony. The game will also feature a directors commentary for all the in game cinematics.

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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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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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