51w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has posted up a video today on The Last of Us for PS3 covering new survivor Tess' background with details below.
To quote: It's been an exciting December full of fresh The Last of Us news. If you haven't watched our brand new The Last of UsStory Trailer, you're missing out some huge reveals. One of these reveals is a new character seen here, Joel's partner, Tess.
A hardened survivor living in one of the last remaining quarantine zones, Tess operates in the black market of a city under martial law. Partners with Joel, they have become known within the criminal underworld for their ruthlessness.
Street smart and confident, Tess is a savvy strategist and negotiator. Her ability to generate intelligent plans to secure the contraband for their trade is second to none.
Tess and Joel subscribe to the same dog-eat-dog philosophy. They survive by being willing to do what others can't or won't. Her trust in and loyalty towards Joel runs deep. However, secretly, she questions whether Joel shares the same emotions that she feels for him.
Strong, smart, and street savvy, Tess is a pivotal character in the world of The Last of Us. Tess...
51w ago - THQ Global Communications Manager Jeremy Greiner has posted up a video today on the incoming Metro: Last Light PlayStation 3 pre-order bonuses below.
To quote: As you might have heard, the apocalypse is just a few short days away - or so say our Mayan friends. However, in the upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter for PS3, Metro: Last Light, you actually may have a few more months to prepare!
According to the game, the world actually ends sometime in 2013 (hope this helps you sleep better). To better equip you to survive the toxic ruins of Moscow in Metro: Last Light, we are announcing a special offer for PS3 fans who pre-order the game.
Starting today, all pre-orders of Metro: Last Light will get a free upgrade to the Limited Edition, which features essential items to fully immerse you in world of the Metro.
Also, as a bonus and exclusive only to PlayStation Network users, fans who pre-order the full digital version will get an exclusive Metro: Last Light PS3 Theme as well as a free copy of the gripping first-person shooter, Homefront in which America has fallen to a savage military occupation. Join the Resistance and fight for freedom in this cinematic first person shooter.
52w ago - Following up on the previous announcement, today Naughty Dog Community Strategist Arne Meyer has confirmed that The Last of Us hits PS3 on May 7th 2013 with PlayStation 3 pre-order bonuses and a new story trailer below!
To quote: It has been a big weekend for us here at Naughty Dog. We revealed a brand new trailer for The Last of Us at the Spike Video Game Awards on Friday along with the most important news for any fan - that The Last of Us will be released on May 7th, 2013!
This is our second trailer release and our first since announcing The Last of Us at least year's VGA show. If you didn't catch the show when it aired live or the Spike video stream, you can watch the full, uncensored trailer at the top of this post.
We've tried to keep the trailer as spoiler-free as possible, while giving you some hints at the tense, emotional narrative the development team has crafted for The Last of Us.
That's not all - we are also excited to announce details on the bonus content you can get for pre-ordering your copy of The Last of Us. Participating retailers will offer the Sights and Sounds Pack, which includes:
52w ago - Sony Entertainment Network Marketing Manager Jeff Safran has confirmed today that the new The Last of Us Trailer is set to debut at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.
To quote: The 2012 Spike Video Game Awards will be underway in just about an hour and we can't wait to unveil our brand new The Last of Us Story Trailer to the world!
We're peeling back the curtain on Joel and Ellie's gripping, emotional journey across a post-pandemic United States. Be sure to tune into Spike TV at 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT, or watch online here.
Excited? We can't wait to share more of the game as development of The Last of Us progresses! We'll be talking more about the content you see here and many other aspects of what makes The Last of Us a truly remarkable game in the months to come.
Be sure to check back on Sunday for some big reveals and news about the game.
59w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has shared details today on The Last of Us: American Dreams comic which explores Ellie's origins.
Below are the details, to quote: On October 12, 2012 in New York City, at a panel during New York Comic Con, Dark Horse Comics and Naughty Dog announced The Last of Us: American Dreams.
We are stoked to be working with Dark Horse and really excited to reveal the first details about the prequel to the public. Below is the first promotional image for the comic book series.
The Last of Us: American Dreams is a four issue comic book series that peels back the layers on the early days of Ellie as it dives into her backstory. It will expose her personality and the motivations that drive her as it explores the first steps of the journey that leads to becoming the character we ultimately meet in the game.
The series will be made by collaboration between Naughty Dog Creative Director Neil Druckmann, artist and writer Faith Erin Hicks, and colorist Christina Strain. Neil and Faith will be co-writers on the project and Faith will be doing the drawing while Christina...