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The Last Of Us review
by Андрей Рощевкин

Brilliant-narrated story immersing you in an apocalyptic setting. It looks so closer to real life, when monsters around you are not cool and brutal super-mutants, but people. Some of them —
— just what remains of a man, creatures with minds deconstructed to primal instincts by virus, some of them — people with deconstructed values.

It's about character, who is not predesigned hero, which is only purpose to cleanse «maps» in the name of «save the mankind»-mission, but a cynic man becoming a hero in circumstances, only because he could find something important in his life.

Sometimes «The Last Of Us» manipulating you, mostly with «U should cry now»-scenes, but performing it great. And actually, I love it.

Other reviews17

One of the best stories told in a video game. It's compelling and the voice acting is on point.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
What can I say that every legitimate reviewer hasn't already said? This game defined marriage of story + gameplay.
You traverse through beautiful worlds with some of the best written characters you'll ever meet. Biggest problem is that the gameplay is mediocre at best, terrible at worst
Fantastic, haunting story. Like all of Naughty Dog's games - this almost played out like a movie. Can't wait to finally play TLOU 2 (when I have time)
«Blew my mind»
«Sit back and relax»
Quite possibly one of the greatest games ever. It was like being in a movie.

An incredible journey as you, a grizzled broken man some 20 years after an outbreak, suddenly find yourself having to protect a 14 year old girl in a fractured world full of bandits and zombie-like creatures.

The story moments had such intense weight as each season progressed and the little conversation moments between them made it so real. Never have I been drawn so much into a world that I felt like I had a daughter. I was so over protective of Ellie. She would run off round corners and I'd be like DAMMIT girl, wait!

Stellar experience not to be missed
«Blew my mind»
«That ending!»
The game is so unbelievably good that a sequel was almost guaranteed as soon as it dropped. The characters and story intertwine with each other and the writing is simply top notch. You will care for the smallest side characters and want to know more about the main characters after it is finished. There are many themes that link throughout the story and symbolism too. 
The gameplay is very good too, as it blends stealth, third person shooting and survival elements together. The gameplay really complements the story in a way due to how you have to conserve the limited materials you get. The enemy AI, although stupid on lower difficulties, is smart on the hardest difficulty and will try to flank you or force you out of a safe space so that the other enemies can shoot you. I often found enemies sneaking up to me and grabbing me so that their ally could shoot or punch me, which I thought was an interesting thing they did. 
The world design and environmental design is top notch. You'll come across areas that have brilliant detail and will find a lot of collectibles hidden in smart areas that provide extra detail and exposition into the world. 
All in all, this game is a must-play for anyone into interesting story-based games.
«Beaten more than once»
«Sit back and relax»
pew pew amor
«Can’t stop playing»
Having gone through The Last of Us for the now 3rd time after not playing it since about the time it came out originally and because of excitement for 2's release. I love this game with all of my heart. 

While I think gameplay wise it starts pretty rough honestly though with a great story and story setup, the gameplay sections get and feel so much better once you hit the end of summer/beginning of fall. 

The characters feel like living breathing people, the gameplay feels aggressive and heavy, making sure every bullet you have counts to the very end. The violence is brutal and attention grabbing in a pretty disturbing way.

Winter especially being the gameplay highlight.

The music is haunting in its own way, never dominating the situation more then it needs to but there when appropriate for the scene and extremely fitting.

The acting is top notch and everyone brings their a-game to this thing. 

And the ambiguity of the ending is so good, leaving the player with a lot to process and chew on as the credits roll. 

Just such a phenomonal game and I can't wait for 2.
«Blew my mind»
«That ending!»
The beginning was very slow and boring; it was hard for me to get into it (this was my 3rd try to get into it). But halfway through the game, it started to get really good, I got used to the clunky shooting mechanics, and the story got interesting. Personally I don't get why this game is for many people the game of the decade, it's good, but not GOTD worthy.

Played on a PS4 Pro.
The Last Of Us is unique to this day. It is a game with singular focus and grace. Gameplay is the tool by which you uncover the story. It left me with renewed hope in video game narratives, and impacted me personally.
Good at times, bad and repetitive at others. You'll probably like it if your a fan of the genre, but I personally did not enjoy it.