The Last of Us Part II

Sony Interactive Entertainment, Naughty Dog

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
94
Top Critic Average
96%
Critics Recommend
Based on 147 critic reviews
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The Last of Us Part II

Rating Summary

Based on 147 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

94

Top Critic Average

96%

Critics Recommend

Based on 147 critic reviews
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The Last of Us Part II Reviews Summary

Summary: Simply put, The Last of Us Part II is yet another masterpiece from Naughty Dog that should not be missed. It's a brutal, poignant, beautiful, cohesive, and thrilling experience.

Memorable Characters

While Ellie takes center stage, she's surrounded be a phenomenal cast.

Strong Gameplay

Combat, stealth, and puzzle sequences that stay fresh throughout.

Emotional Narrative

Naughty Dog's storytelling prowess continues to shine.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 19, 2020

Developer: Naughty Dog

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Action, Adventure

Five years after their dangerous journey across the post-pandemic United States, Ellie and Joel have settled down in Jackson, Wyoming. Living amongst a thriving community of survivors has allowed them peace and stability, despite the constant threat of the infected and other, more desperate survivors. When a violent event disrupts that peace, Ellie embarks on a relentless journey to carry out justice and find closure. As she hunts those responsible one by one, she is confronted with the devastating physical and emotional repercussions of her actions. A Complex and Emotional Story Experience the escalating moral conflicts created by Ellie’s relentless pursuit of vengeance. The cycle of violence left in her wake will challenge your notions of right versus wrong, good versus evil, and hero versus villain. A Beautiful Yet Dangerous World Set out on Ellie’s journey, taking her from the peaceful mountains and forests of Jackson to the lush, overgrown ruins of greater Seattle. Encounter new survivor groups, unfamiliar and treacherous environments, and terrifying evolutions of the infected. Brought to life by the latest iteration of the Naughty Dog engine, the deadly characters and world are more realistic and meticulously detailed than ever before. Tense and Desperate Action-Survival Gameplay New and evolved gameplay systems deliver upon the life-or-death stakes of Ellie’s journey through the hostile world. Feel her desperate struggle for survival through improved features such as high-intensity melee combat, fluid movement, and dynamic stealth. A broad variety of weapons, crafting items, skills, and updates allows you to personalize Ellie’s capabilities to your play style.

The Last of Us Part II Reviews

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Can a slick, mainstream action game really reckon with the violence that drives it? The answer is yes - messily, but powerfully.

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The Last of Us Part 2 is a masterpiece that evolves the gameplay, cinematic storytelling, and rich world design of the original in nearly every way.

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A milestone in action video game storytelling and while the gameplay is not nearly as inspired, the experience as a whole is one of the best of the generation.

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Where to Buy

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OpenCritic Coverage

The Last of Us Part 2 Sets Sales Records for PS4

The Last of Us Part 2 Sets Sales Records for PS4

The Last of Us Part 2 has been nothing short of a resounding success. We knew that critically, but now it's true commercially as well.

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The Last of Us Part II Will Have a Day One Patch That Will Add a Photo Mode and More

The Last of Us Part II Will Have a Day One Patch That Will Add a Photo Mode and More

It has been revealed that The Last of Us Part II will have a Photo Mode and more added through a day one patch

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The Last of Us on HBO Lands Its Pilot Episode Director

The Last of Us on HBO Lands Its Pilot Episode Director

The Last of Us is coming to HBO, and now we know which director will be bringing the debut episode to life.

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A New Extended Cinematic Commercial Has Released for The Last of Us Part II

A New Extended Cinematic Commercial Has Released for The Last of Us Part II

A new extended commercial has been released for The Last of Us Part II, showcasing the game's intense action

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The Last of Us Part II - Official Launch Trailer | PS4

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The Last of Us Part II – Official Extended Commercial | PS4

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The Last of Us Part II - State of Play | PS4

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