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Once more with feeling: Watch the alternate ending to The Last of Us

Naughty Dog filmed a special ending for The Last of Us.

Above: Naughty Dog filmed a special ending for The Last of Us.

Image Credit: Naughty Dog

The Last of Us is a very serious game. It’s about trying to survive in a world where you could die at any moment. That’s some heavy stuff.

When developer Naughty Dog was filming the motion-capture for the game’s climactic end-game cutscene, creative director Neil Druckmann came up with an idea for an alternative, slightly less gloomy ending. The best part is that Druckmann only informed one of the actors about the change, and everyone else went along.

The result is spectacular. Check it out:

The Last of Us is a cinematic action-adventure game for the PlayStation 3. It follows the adventures of Joel and Ellie as they try to cross the remnants of the United States.

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Naughty Dog, Inc. is an United States video game developer based in Santa Monica, California. It operates as wholly-owned Subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA). Naughty Dog was founded by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin i... read more »

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